On Tuesday, May 19, Darrell Peoples graduated from Howard Community College with a 3.7 grade point average and was awarded the Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarship from the University of Maryland, College Park, which will pay two years of tuition.
Carol D. "Joey" Eustis, dean of the Community College of Baltimore County Essex Campus' School of Health Professions who earlier had been director of athletics and coached the women's basketball and field hockey teams, died May 9 of cancer at her Westminster home. She was 69.
Members of the Harford Community College Board of Trustees unanimously approved a $1.3 million funds transfer to cover unanticipated expenses within the budget for the current fiscal year Tuesday, and they then celebrated that the transfer was not required to close the structural deficits that have bedeviled HCC budgets in recent years.
Harford Community College students still can't consume alcohol on campus, but they can start bringing their dogs around, with certain limitations, under policy revisions approved by the Harford Community College Board of Trustees this week.
The Carroll County Board of Commissioners completed its first round of agency meetings regarding the Fiscal Year 2016 budget, and each of the six organizations have made it clear that significant funding increases will be needed to continue to operate efficiently.
A local foundation probing job readiness among Baltimore City residents say two area community colleges need to offer more information about programs that lead to good-paying jobs without four-year degrees.
As the Harford Community College Board of Trustees begins its search for a new president, the current president was again thrust into the spotlight on the issue of tuition increases, just days after he announced his retirement effective in mid-2016.
The chairman of the Harford Community College Board of Trustees says they will hire an outside executive search firm to help them find the replacement for HCC President Dennis Golladay, who plans to retire when his contract expires in July 2016.
The Silas Craft Collegians Program, founded in 2000, is named after Silas E. Craft, Sr, who was the principal at Harriet Tubman High School — Howard County's first secondary school for blacks — for seven years.
Officials at Anne Arundel Community College have canceled a scheduled campus lecture by a controversial black educator after students raised concerns about his past comments on gay and lesbian identity and HIV.
Howard Community College will be the county institution to face the biggest slash in state funding between now and June, as Maryland officials work to plug a $1.2 billion deficit, according to Howard's budget director, Holly Sun.
More than week after his State of the Union address, political observers are still trying to figure out what President Obama's game is. That's because rhetorically and substantively, he seems to be in another world.
President Obama's "America's College Promise proposal is a game-changer. Two years of tuition-free study at a community college can be transformational. With potentially 9 million people eligible for the benefit, this initiative will have an extraordinary impact on communities traditionally left behind.
Dr. Sandra Kurtinitis, president of the Community College of Baltimore County, said she supports President Barack Obama's proposal announced Thursday, Jan. 8 that would make community college tuition free.
We are living in a time of declining economic mobility and stagnating educational progress. Fortunately, we are also living in a time of unprecedented innovation. From Baltimore to Brooklyn and beyond, we would be wise to pay attention to the lessons of our ancestors and to the power of many of our nation's most promising entrepreneurs to help solve our nation's biggest problems.
Howard Community College will begin construction in December on the Science, Engineering, and Technology (SET) Building that will include a cybersecurity lab, engineering build room, 3D printing lab, greenhouse and rooftop observation area among other features.
Democratic gubernatorial Anthony G. Brown derided as "ridiculous' a charge Thursday by Republican rival Larry Hogan that the lieutenant governor is planning to raise tuition rates at community colleges.
The burden of student debt is a national problem, and it requires a national commitment as well. Students and their families must be able to count on Congress to keep interest rates low, to resist the allure of making money off student loan programs, and to offer opportunities like income-based repayment and public service loan forgiveness programs.
As additive manufacturing, also known as 3-D printing, becomes more commonly used among manufacturers, Harford Community College faculty and staff members are developing methods of educating students about the process.
175th anniversary of Baltimore City College, the third largest high school in the nation, highly competitive to get into, a huge feeder school for kids from Roland Park and Mount Washington (No. 1 and 2 in the ranking of where City College kids come from).
Kathleen M. Happ, a retired Anne Arundel Community College educator and administrator who was active in the affairs of Brown Memorial Presbyterian church on Bolton Hill where she had been an active member, died Sept. 19 of lung cancer at Cornerstone Hospice in The Villages, Fla. She was 69.