Thursday, April 11, 2013
A ceremony was held at the Essex campus of The Community College of Baltimore County for the Alpha Eta Honor Society induction.
Several Essex- and Middle River-area students were 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. The following area students were inducted in the March 21 ceremony held on the college's Essex campus: Mental Health: Francene Donofrio (Nottingham) Nursing (includes a variety of programs …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Knights on Tuesday lost to Cecil Community College after taking the game to 11 innings.
Wednesday, April 3
By Robert J. Aupperley CCBC Essex Interim Athletic Administrator The Essex Knights on Saturday split a doubleheader with Delaware County Community College. They lost the first game at Delaware, 6-4, but came back to shut out their hosts, 12-0, in the second game. On Tuesday, the Knights took Cecil Community College to 11 innings before losing, 5-4.
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.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
The new Baltimore County Steelworkers Career Program, funded by a $420,000 U.S. Department of Labor grant, enables some 2,000 workers to take advantage of federal Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) to secure job training.
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 …
Monday, November 12, 2012
The break affected customers including Franklin Square hospital and CCBC.
Baltimore City crews Monday afternoon are working to repair a broken 16-inch water main in Rosedale. The break occured along Philadelphia Road near Rossville Boulevard early Monday afternoon and led to low water pressure in the area, said city Department of Public Works spokesman Kurt Kocher. The break affected customers including Franklin Square Medical Center and Community College of Baltimore County-Essex. CCBC Essex canceled classes for the afternoon. Franklin Square activated its "instant command center," said spokeswoman Ming Tai. Kocher said crews are in the process of shutting down the main. No further information was immediately available. The break is one of several high-profile Baltimore-area water main breaks in recent weeks.
Day classes on Monday were called off.
Update: CCBC-Essex will reopen at 5 p.m. All evening classes will proceed as scheduled. Day classes on Monday afternoon at Community College of Baltimore County-Essex were canceled due to a water main break, officials said. CCBC faculty and staff were allowed to leave at 12:30 p.m. Evening classes at Essex have not yet been affected. In a statement, officials advised that the latest information on more closures will be posted on the college's website.
A ribbon-cutting officially marks the end of two years of construction.
The Community College of Baltimore County-Essex will cut the ribbon this week on its math and science building after two years of renovation. CCBC officials, joined by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and state Dels. John Olszewski Jr. and Joseph Boteler, will celebrate the opening with an event Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at Building F on the Essex campus. A tour will follow. Officials say the new facility, funded by state and county dollars and CCBC capital funds, will satisfy a growing need for science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and workers. Construction on the new facility began in May 2010 and finished this August.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
The performance, set for June 17, is part of the state's Star-Spangled 200 Sailabration festivities commemorating the War of 1812
The Community College of Baltimore County’s Baltimore Symphonic Band has been selected to perform patriotic music during the Star-Spangled 200 Sailabration festivities commemorating the War of 1812. The troupe will perform from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, June 17 at Fort McHenry in Baltimore. The evening’s events will also include fly overs by the Blue Angels and tours of the Tall Ships. The 60-member community orchestra, under the direction of Christopher Wolfe, assistant principal clarinetist for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and professor of music at CCBC, will perform a concert of patriotic music including: The Baltimore Symphonic Band, in residence at CCBC Essex was established in 1981. The group utilizes the skills and talents of all-…