Monday, May 20, 2013
Tuition rates and fees for In-county, out-of-county and out-of-state students will all go up next semester.
Students attending the Community College of Baltimore County will have to dig a little deeper next semester. The college will increase fees across the board by 3 percent. Currently, in-county students pay $106 per credit. Out-of-county and out-of-state students pay $202 and $303 respectively. Under the new tuition rates, those costs will increase to $109, $208 and $312 respectively. General services fees will also increase across the board. Currently, in-county students pay $9 per credit. Out-of-county and out-of-state students pay $18 and $27 respectively. The new increases will bring those fees to $10.50, $20.50 and $30.50 respectively. Registration fees will increase from $40 to $50. Graduation fees will increase from $50 to $75. …
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.
The assistance will be offered at the Essex and Catonsville campuses.
W-2's are in and the Internal Revenue Service is officially accepting 2012 tax forms. Need help putting your 1040 together? The Community College of Baltimore County will be offering free help from its accounting students at its Essex and Catonsville campuses between now and the IRS filing deadline on April 15. No appointment is needed, but participants must have an annual income of $60,000 or less. In a news release, CCBC asked interested taxpayers to bring all 2012 tax records, Social Security cards for filers and their dependents, W-2 and other income forms, a copy of their most recent tax return and direct deposit information. “CCBC has offered a free tax clinic for more than 25 years," Paul Coakley, chair of Business and Management …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Pebbles Arnwood was featured in a December episode.
Stage fright was not a problem for Pebbles Armwood. As the Rosedale woman was being prepared for an appearance on "Dr. Oz," Dr. Mehmet Oz, the show's host and namesake, approached her backstage. "He's sweet, so sweet," Armwood said. "He showed up, shook my hand and kissed me on the cheek, said, "You're going to do great," and I was like, "Wow, that was just awesome." Armwood was featured in a segment at the end of a Dec. 6 episode after she lost more than 40 pounds by following tips including advice she got from the show. Watch clips from the episode on the show's website. "It was a once in a lifetime opportunity and it was like unbelievable, it was surreal," she said. Armwood, who is also the student government president at the Community …
Friday, September 21, 2012
There's a new knight in town at CCBC.
The same Knights, just new shining armor. On Friday, the Community College of Baltimore County announced revamped branding for sports teams at their three campuses—the Cardinals of CCBC in Catonsville, the Lions in Dundalk and the Knights at Essex. The new mascot art will be rolled out on uniforms and signage over the next three to five years, but according to officials, the new art is already making appearances on practice uniforms and new spirit wear will soon be available on the campus bookstores. Officials said in a press release that the aim was to have a fresh, consistent look among the three campuses. "Each of the teams had well-established mascots, but there was no consistency in regard to style, font and use of the college name,” …
Tuesday, March 13, 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. Follow Essex-Middle River Patch on Facebook and Twitter. “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 …
Saturday, June 4, 2011
In all 819 graduates collectively earned 2,525 associate degrees and 482 certificates.
On Saturday, 819 graduates will walk across the stage beginning at 10:30 a.m. as part of the Community College of Baltimore County's commencement ceremony held at the Essex campus. Collectively, the class - representing the Essex, Catonsville and Dundalk campuses - earned 2,525 associate degrees and 482 certificates, a 21 percent increase over last year’s totals. Graduating student Christina Senita is this year’s commencement speaker and President’s Distinguished Graduate. Having overcome many life challenges – from losing her mother and two siblings at a young age to enduring three difficult surgeries – Senita has always persevered. Despite many difficulties she has maintained her place on the Dean’s List every semester, served as the …
Thursday, May 12, 2011
New board member Gloria McJilton is a former Dundalk Citizen of the Year and the second Dundalk native on the CCBC Board of Trustees.
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Thursday, May 12, 2011
Governor Martin O’Malley has appointed a second Dundalk native to the board of trustees for the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC). CCBC announced earlier this week that Gloria McJilton, an associate agent for her family-owned agency, will join the school’s 15-member board of trustees. The Honorable Barbara Kerr Howe, a retired Baltimore County Circuit Court judge currently serving as a settlement judge for the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, is chair of CCBC Board of Trustees. McJilton is the past chair and current member of the Baltimore County Commission on Arts and Sciences as well as a member of the Baltimore County Landmarks Preservation Commission, according to a press release from CCBC. She is the current vice …
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Community college is seeking nominations of former student-athletes, coaches and administrators from Essex, Catonsville and Dundalk campuses.
Former longtime Community College of Baltimore County Essex baseball coach George Henderson said there have been hundreds of great student-athletes that have played for the three CCBC campuses through the years. However, there has never been a formal way to recognize all of their achievements. That is about to change. CCBC is currently seeking nominations for the Hall of Fame, which is expected to induct its first class late next year. While CCBC has been a single college with multiple campuses – in Essex, Dundalk and Catonsville – since 1998, Henderson said nominations would be expected for those dating back to the birth of the individual campuses. "We are seeking the names of those who earned individual or team NJCAA, Region XX or …