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Former Student Government Association Vice-President Vanessa Cardozo resigns from her role on the Executive Board.
SGA VP steps down, citing mental health

The Student Government Association’s vice president of campus activities resigned from the position on Nov. 20. Vanessa Cardozo, a third-year nursing student, said she is dropping all of her classes as well. Cardozo, who served on SGA’s Executive Board, said her decision...

Marissa Falcone, a student from AACCs creative writing program, reads her award-winning poem Green at a Writers Reading Event on Tuesday.
Creative writing students present award-winning work

Three students from AACC’s creative writing classes read their award-winning poems and short stories at an event on Tuesday. Liza Linder, who won the AACC League for Innovations award, read “The Movement of Sheets,” Marissa Falcone, who won the Benjamin Staisloff Environmental...

Volleyball finishes season with 10-12 record

The Riverhawks volleyball team completed its 2023 season with a 10-12 record after losing a play-in game for the playoffs. Head coach Tanecha Rice said it was a good season despite the outcome. “I feel like the season did go well and I thought it would in a sense,” Rice said....

Midfielder Jose Rodriguez, a first-year player, takes the field during a soccer game. The team finished the regular season 3-6-4.
Mens, women's soccer finish fall season

AACC’s soccer teams have finished their 2023 seasons. Women’s soccer ended with an 8-5-3 record, losing to Community College of Baltimore County Essex by one goal in overtime during the NJCAA Region 20 Division II championship game. Men’s soccer finished the regular season...

Siegert Stadium will be closed until the end of the semester so Facilities can replace the overhead lights around the playing field.
Stadium, track close for light replacements

AACC’s Facilities Department closed Siegert Stadium and the track around it on Nov. 14 to replace the floodlights. The field will reopen temporarily on Nov. 22 and 23 for the AACC Turkey Trot and for good by the end of the semester. AACC will replace the light bulbs with LEDs...

AACC students tour the National Air and Space Museum during the Super Science Clubs field trip on Saturday. Photo courtesy of Anthony Santorelli
Science club tours Air and Space Museum

The Super Science Club saw airplanes, rockets and hot air balloons during a field trip on Saturday. Nine AACC students, faculty and community members toured the Dulles National Air and Space Museum, and then ate at a nearby Shake Shack. “It was beautiful,” Effie Gentry,...

Sarah Orvis of the Office of Student Engagement, writes an affirming note at an event called Spilling the Tea on Tuesday.
Students sip tea, write affirming notes at campus event

Students drank tea and wrote affirming notes to themselves and family members during a wellness event on campus Tuesday. Lauren Wilson, the student orientation assistant for the Office of Student Engagement, organized the event to allow students to destress and affirm themselves. “I...

A legal psychologist says lots of innocent people plead guilty to crimes they did not commit.
Psychology speaker series opens with talk of crime

A legal psychologist said at a Monday event on campus that many people will confess to crimes they didn’t commit if they are pressured by police. Towson University psychology professor and researcher Jeff Kukucka told students in the Health and Life Sciences Building lecture...

AACCs adjunct professors have voted to join SEIU Local 500, a union that represents part-time faculty and others. Photo courtesy of SEIU Local 500.
Part-time faculty vote to unionize

AACC’s part-time faculty voted to unionize on Oct. 30, supported by the SEIU Local 500 organization. After Maryland’s Public Employee Relations Board approves the union, the adjuncts will begin negotiating with AACC administrators. “It's something that has been a long...

Culinary students prepare soup, bread rolls and chili to serve at an Empty Bowls charity fundraising event.
Students fill 'Empty Bowls' for charity

The Ceramics and Culinary Departments teamed up for a charity fundraiser on Thursday to raise money for AACC’s HelpLink, which offers emergency financial aid to students. Students, staff and faculty donated $10 each for a serving of soup or chili prepared by culinary students...

Political science professor Dan Nataf, the director of AACCs Center for the Study of Local Issues, runs a survey every semester of students and county residents.
AACC-run survey shows top local concerns

An AACC survey of 586 Anne Arundel County residents in October showed crime as the top local concern. The survey, conducted by AACC’s Center for the Study of Local Issues, said county residents, including AACC students, think crime is a “key problem facing the county.” Political...

A group of AACC students visited the pandas at the national zoo on Saturday to say goodbye before they left for China.
Students visit zoo to say goodbye to pandas

A group of students visited the National Zoo in Washington on Nov. 4 to say goodbye to the giant pandas before they returned to China on Wednesday. Six students, mostly members of AACC’s Super Science Club, had the chance to observe two adult pandas, Mei Xiang and Tian Tian,...

Students buy products from AACC students with their own businesses at the HawkTrade event.
Students promote their businesses at HawkTrade

AACC student business owners participated in a trade show hosted by the Entrepreneurial Studies Institute on Tuesday. HawkTrade, which is hosted every semester, started as a student service learning project in Stephanie Goldenberg’s marketing class. Goldenberg, the academic...

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