Thursday, April 11, 2013
Dundalk resident Tracy Pachilis recently was inducted in The Community College of Baltimore County's chapter of the Alpha Eta Honor Society.
Dundalk resident Tracy Pachilis was among the 46 students recently inducted in The Community College of Baltimore County's chapter of the Alpha Eta Honor Society. The organization honors allied health students for academic achievement, according to a statement from college officials. For the first time, a special ceremony was held to recognize the new inductees, college spokeswoman Jacquie Lucy said. "In the past they were recognized during the School of Health Professions Student Recognition Ceremony held prior to graduation," Lucy said in an email to Patch. Pachilis studies in the day nursing program held on the Essex campus under the direction of Mary Kay DeMarco. Membership in the society, the national honor society for allied health …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Alicia B. Harvey-Smith has been named president of River Valley Community College.
The Board of Trustees of the Community College System of New Hampshire on March 26 announced the appointment of Alicia B. Harvey-Smith as president of River Valley Community College. Harvey-Smith's most recent post was that of vice president for student affairs at Baltimore City Community College, according to an annoucement on River Valley's website. Before that, Harvey-Smith served as the dean of learning and student development at The Community College of Baltimore County, where she was responsible for the budgeting, administration and evaluation of learning resources for academic and student services, according to the statement. At River Valley, Harvey-Smith "will oversee about 160 faculty and staff members at the Claremont-based …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
The college was one of four businesses in the Baltimore area selected, in a list that came out today.
CCBC was one of four area employers picked as the country's best places to work, according to a Baltimore Sun report. Edward Jones, FutureCare and Northwestern Mutual were among the other companies picked for the National Top Workplaces for 2012, a list of the top 150 employers in a list from WorkplaceDynamics. The Sun reported the company asked more than one million workers from 872 companies for their thoughts to create the list.
Sunday, January 20, 2013
The group's agenda will be posted outside the meeting room one hour before the meeting.
The Community College of Baltimore County's Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 23, at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd. The agenda for the meeting will be posted outside the room at 6 p.m. Residents who wish to speak at the meeting can do so during the "public opportunity for communications" portion of the meeting. Speakers are asked to sign the sign-in sheet by 6:45 p.m. Each speaker's comments are limited to two minutes. The trustees reserve the right to move into closed session at any time during the public meeting. For more information about the meeting, call Diane Fletcher in the president's office, 443-840-1017.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Northrop Grumman gives the school $30,000 in various grants to help students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
The Community College of Baltimore County announced that it received $30,000 in grants from Northrop Grumman Corporation and the Northrop Grumman Foundation. A statement on the school's website states these grants will be used to "enhance opportunities for students interested in pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math degrees with a focus on engineering." The community college is going to connect with Baltimore County Public Schools and the National Science Foundation to develop the Enhancing the STEM Engineering Pipeline initiative, it states. This program would give high school students interested in STEM education and engineering careers better chances to get involved in those areas. “This initiative is designed to help …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The DCT production, which coincides with the centennial year of the sinking of the Titanic while it was on its maiden voyage, runs Oct. 26 through Nov. 4.
Dundalk Community Theatre, in residence at the Dundalk campus of The Community College of Baltimore County, will present its production of Titanic: The Musical for six performances beginning Oct. 26. The theater group will bring Titanic to the local stage in the year that marks the centennial of the sinking of the legendary (and reportedly unsinkable) ship. Titanic introduces the audience to the stories of the third-class immigrants who boarded the ship on its maiden voyage hoping to start a new and better life in America and the second-class passengers who dreamed of becoming infamous like their first-class counterparts, according to a statement from theater officials. The captivating story won Tony Awards for Best Book and Best Score, as…
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The May 2 ceremony will officially unveil a facelift that included the expansion and modernization of the campus library, cafeteria and bookstore.
The Community College of Baltimore County will celebrate the completion of a $6.7 million renovation project on its Dundalk campus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony May 2. College officials, students, elected officials, community leaders and members of the public will gather in the lobby of K Building at 10 a.m. to celebrate the expanded and modernized library, cafeteria, bookstore and Student Success Center. Employees will enjoy improved work space in the Employee Training Center, public safety offices and print shop. Over a 16-month period, construction transformed more than 40,000 square feet of educational, gathering and work spaces in buildings K and L, according to a statement from the college. The project is part of a major capital …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Former assistant vice chancellor May Chen is a candidate for president of Modesto Junior College.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The school's new policy goes into effect on July 1 at the Essex, Dundalk and Catonsville campuses.
The Community College of Baltimore County will soon be smoke-free. Beginning July 1, all three of CCBC's main campuses—Essex, Dundalk and Catonsville—will bar the use of tobacco products from all buildings, exterior grounds and athletic fields, according to a news release. “Our intent is to promote a healthy campus environment, ensuring that all members of our college community—including students, faculty, staff, visitors and guests—enjoy access to clean air,” said CCBC President Sandra Kurtinitis in a statement. According to the release, once the new policy goes into effect, "tobacco products may be used only inside private vehicles on college parking lots outside the perimeter roadway, or within designated tobacco-use kiosks located on …
Monday, March 12, 2012
Newly created Henrietta Lacks Scholarship Fund will provide financial assistance to students majoring in science, technology, engineering or math.
A screening of a movie summing up the life's work of one Turner Station icon will benefit a scholarship fund that honors the memory of another. "Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey" will have its Dundalk-area premiere at 6 p.m., March 16 at the John E. Ravekes Theater on the Dundalk campus of The Community College of Baltimore County. The film, a documentary directed by Constance Marks, is about Turner Station native Kevin Clash and his work as the voice and personality of Elmo, one of the iconic puppets created by the late Jim Henson. Aftr the film, there will be a question-and-answer session with Clash and Elmo. The screening, organized by the mass communications class of CCBC faculty member Mike Walsh, will benefit the Henrietta Lacks …