Sunday, July 26, 2015

Non-Profit Names New Mascot After Local Youth

Joining the ranks of the Orioles Bird, Poe the Raven, and Ferrous the Ironbird, Teddy Bear Sean is the new mascot for Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County. The mascot was born from the Clubs’ 25th Anniversary celebration and annual Steak & Burger/Youth of the Year Award Dinner in March where patrons committing to a $1,000 annual youth sponsorship were awarded the bears for their donation. Unlike the other local mascots, however, Teddy Bear Sean’s namesake is an actual person—a 13-year-old Club member to be exact. Read more...

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Richard Norling and Jan Stinchcomb Reappointed to HCC Board

Richard D. Norling (District D) and Jan P. Stinchcomb (District B) have been reappointed to the Harford Community College Board of Trustees by Governor Larry Hogan. 

Harford Community College’s governing board is comprised of nine trustees who are appointed by the Governor for a term of five years; members may serve up to two consecutive five-year terms. Six members represent the Councilmanic Districts and three are appointed from the county at large. Read more...

Friday, July 24, 2015

Auditions for The Nutcracker Scheduled July 25 at the Amoss Center

Harford Community College’s Harford Dance Theatre will hold auditions on Saturday, July 25, for male and female dancers and actors ages 8 through adult for the company’s annual production of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker.  Auditions will be held in the Amoss Center Dance Studio on the campus of Harford Technical High School.  Please enter through the side loading dock doors.  Dancers ages 8 to adult should wear appropriate dance wear such as leotards, tights, solid color skirt/shorts; bring all dance shoes to the audition. Read more...

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Friends of Jarrettsville Library Receive $1,000 Donation from Jarrettsville Savings & Loan

(Belcamp, MD)  The Friends of the Jarrettsville Library received a $1,000.00 donation from Jarrettsville Federal Savings and Loan Association recently. The donation will support the Friends fundraising drive to purchase a storage shed for the Jarrettsville Library. Read more...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Jen Swanson Named Executive Director of The Humane Society of Harford County

Swanson brings extensive experience and strong record of achievement in the animal welfare industry 

Fallston, MD – After an extensive nationwide search, the board of directors of The Humane Society of Harford County (HSHC) announced they have appointed Jen Swanson as executive director. Swanson will take the helm on August 3, 2015, replacing Mary Leavens, who recently stepped down to pursue other opportunities. Read more...

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Harford Community College to Launch Nursing Initiative

Harford Community College, in collaboration with Cecil College, will launch the Cecil-Harford Academic Progression in Nursing Initiative. This innovative effort aims to assist associate degree nursing students in their efforts to find the best program as they work to advance and complete BSN and MSN programs in a timely manner. Harford Community College was awarded a $545,675 grant to fund the program from the Nurse Support Program II administered by the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Read more...

Friday, July 17, 2015

Laura L. Henninger Appointed to HCC Board of Trustees

Laura L. Henninger, Esq., CPA, was sworn in on July 15 at the Harford County Court House as a new member of the Harford Community College Board of Trustees, serving as an at-large representative.

Henninger received a B.S. in economics and accounting, summa cum laude, from the University of Dayton.  She earned a Juris Doctor, with honors, from the University of Maryland School of Law.  Read more...

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The Homecoming Project Wins IKEA Life Improvement Challenge

Bel Air-based nonprofit receives makeover of four rooms   

Bel Air, MD -- The Homecoming Project, a Bel Air-based transitional residential program for homeless women in substance abuse recovery, is one of 42 non-profits from across the United States to win the IKEA Life Improvement Challenge. Read more...

Monday, July 13, 2015

Scott West Selected to Attend NEH Summer Institute

Harford Community College English faculty Scott West has been selected to attend a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities.  The Institute will be held at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon from July 13 to 17.  Read more...

Friday, July 10, 2015

Southern Harford County Rotary Establishes GED Scholarship

The Southern Harford County Rotary announces the establishment of an annual $1,000 scholarship for a student enrolled in the GED program at Harford Community College. The recipient must reside in the Abingdon, Belcamp, Joppa, or Edgewood areas of Harford County. Read more...