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The Riverhawks golf team will play up to seven tournaments this season. Shown, second-year business student Connor Hackett.
Riverhawks golf to play 1st tournament on March 30

Riverhawks golf head coach Dave O’Donnell said his goal for the season is to win the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 20 Division III championship.  The Riverhawks golf team will play up to seven tournaments this season. The first one is on March 30. “We...

Third-year teaching for secondary education student Kimberly Betters plays Overwatch on the Riverhawks esports squad—the colleges only co-ed varsity sports team.
Esports gains female member, goes co-ed

With the addition of a female student to its roster, AACC’s esports team became the college’s only co-ed varsity sports team last semester. Esports head coach Conway Johnson said the squad, whose three teams, Rocket League, League of Legends and Overwatch, compete against other...

AACC will hold 2 graduation ceremonies, at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., at The Hall at Live!
AACC to hold 2 graduation ceremonies on May 25 at The Hall at Live!

AACC will hold its annual graduation ceremony on May 25 at the Live! Hotel & Casino’s event center in Hanover. The college will split graduation into two ceremonies. Students graduating from the schools of Health Sciences; Science, Technology and Education; Continuing Education...

AACC students can take a class to learn how to fly drones and get their Federal Aviation Administration license.
Students learn to fly drones in AACC class

Students looking to fulfill their technology requirements can take a class on how to fly drones. The AACC Drone Center offers the class, UAS-111, which prepares students to take a Federal Aviation Administration exam. The course also teaches students to incorporate drones into...

Second-year transfer studies student Joseph Daigle says his plan for spring break is to volunteer at the Annapolis Film Festival.
Students share spring break plans

Unlike students at four-year schools who travel to beaches for spring break, AACC students said last week they plan to stay close to home. In an informal Campus Current survey of 50 AACC students last week, 38 said they plan to stay home and catch up on schoolwork, play video games...

Jim Griffiths became a head coach for the college in 2001. Since then, Griffiths has won over 370 games, including regular season and playoff games.
Coach secures over 370 career wins

Since Jim Griffiths became a head coach for AACC in 2001, he has won more than 370 games, including regular season and playoff wins.  Griffiths coaches two Riverhawks sports teams—women’s lacrosse and soccer. As of March 15, he has a career 200-64 record as head coach for...

Nursing students have advisers who focus on their mental health and proactively check up on them throughout the semester. Shown, AACC nursing staff pose for a group photo.
'Intrusive' advisers focus on nursing students' mental health

The advisers in the nursing school have become intrusive—at least that’s what they hope. Faculty members who double as advisers this semester began checking in with students about their mental health and personal struggles. Almost 120 AACC nursing students have access to...

In late February, the Riverhawks lacrosse team retired No. 12, which belonged to midfielder Nick Barton, who died in a boating accident in June.
Riverhawks men's lacrosse retires No. 12

During the 2023 Riverhawks men’s lacrosse campaign, none of the players will wear No. 12.  AACC Athletics retired the number, which belonged to midfielder Nick Barton, who died in a June boating accident. The number was retired on Feb. 25 in a ceremony prior to the Riverhawks’...

AACCs associate degree in nursing places number one in the state and Northeast region according to some ranking sites. Shown, nursing students perform simulated medical tests in class.
AACC nursing claims top spot in regional rankings

AACC’s nursing program is the best in the Northeast region, according to a 2023 ranking. The associate degree program also topped all other community colleges in two additional statewide rankings last year. According to—which ranks nursing degree programs...

AACC will release a new version of the MyAACC portal on March 8.
AACC releases updated online portal

AACC will launch an updated MyAACC portal for students, faculty and staff starting on March 8. Users can customize their homepage on the updated portal with the MyAACC resources they use most frequently. The new portal includes approximately 45 display cards for users to choose...

The Riverhawks finished the regular season at 4-25. They lost to the to the Prince George Community College Owls on Feb. 25 in the first round of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 20 playoffs. Shown, forward, Malik Carroll.
Riverhawks men's basketball ends season with 4 wins

The Riverhawks men's basketball squad finished 4-25 this past regular season—their worst record since the 2017-2018 campaign when the team went 2-21. Riverhawks men’s head basketball coach Joe Snowden said the season didn’t go as planned. I’m “a little bit disappointed...

The The Riverhawks women’s team finished with a 8-16 record in the regular season. The squad lost in late February 70-43 to the Butler County Community College Pioneers in the  National Junior College Athletic Association seminfinals.
Riverhawks women's basketball completes season

The Riverhawks women’s team finished with a 8-16 record in the regular season, which is an improvement from last year. Head coach Lionel Makell said one thing the team did well this year was playing until the end. “The strongest thing was their hustle, determination [and]...

Students can get their digital AACC IDs by downloading the TouchNet 360u app and logging in through their MyAACC accounts.
Digital student IDs now available

Students, faculty and staff started using digital IDs at the Truxal library and the fitness center this semester. The college will no longer issue physical IDs except for some students, faculty or staff who are required to have one, such as public safety officers or students taking...

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