Campus Current

Local historian speaks at AACC

Courtland Brown-Tabscott, Club Editor

February 16, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

Most of the families living in Anne Arundel County are related in some way, a local genealogist said on Feb. 8. Author and historian Elinor Thompson works with the Broadneck African-American Heritage Project, which obtains restoration grants for places or groups with historical significance. She...

Race Card Project displays campus voice

Race Card Project displays campus voice

Tre Mooring, Reporter

February 15, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

AACC’s Race Card Project displayed student’s inputs on race onto select walls around campus. The project allows students to write down six words on how they feel about race and place it on a wall in three select locations. The three displays are located in the SUN dining hall, the CRSC building...

Students explore local ancestry

Courtland Brown-Tabscott, Reporter

February 15, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

Most of the families living in Anne Arundel County are related in some way, a local genealogist said on Feb. 8. Author and historian Einore Thompson works with the Broadneck African-American Heritage Project, which obtains restoration grants for places or groups with historical significance. ...

New police on AACC campus

New police on AACC campus

Brad Dress, Associate Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

AACC’s Public Safety Department has hired a new officer and is currently looking for another. The Department hired a police officer on Feb. 1 to balance out the public safety officers, who get their training through the college, and the police officers, who train through the Maryland Police Training...

Maryland native recites poems at AACC

Maryland native recites poems at AACC

Jonas Pallaro-Sonneborn, Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

A native Maryland poet recited his poems about the history of the state to AACC on Feb. 9. “Poetry readings are weird,” began Adam Tavel’s introduction to his third poem. “For a long time, I thought it was the poet’s fault, but I’ve come to think poetry readings are marvelous and good,...

Culinary Institute butchers pig for demonstration

Culinary Institute butchers pig for demonstration

David Foster, Reporter

February 9, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

AACC’s Hotel Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute butchered a whole pig in a demonstration on Feb. 9. A dead, 53-pound feeder pig was brought into Humanities room 218 where the Culinary Club regularly hosts their presentations. The butchery was presented by student Chef Joe Ero, a second-year...

AACC hosts service learning fair

Elizabeth Spearman & Sean Smith, Campus Life Editor, Reporter

February 8, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

At AACC’s annual community service fair on Feb. 7, students learned leadership skills, resume building and scholarship opportunities. The community service fair allowed students the chance to talk to AACC partnering community groups. At the fair, students were given a chance to volunteer in the...

Lego League tournament hosted at AACC

Lego League tournament hosted at AACC

Roxanne Ready, Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Middle school engineer students tested their Lego robots they built at a tournament held at AACC. 16 teams of engineers, ages nine to 14-years-old, filled the CALT Atrium on Saturday, Jan. 29, to test their robotics and engineering skills. For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology,...

Student-teachers learn to relieve stress

Student-teachers learn to relieve stress

Shawn Smith, Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

An AACC professor on Monday taught student-teachers how to relax, breathe and meditate to relieve stress. Professor Courtney Sabol and the Student Education Association, an organization devoted to helping students start the path to becoming a teacher, brought students who are learning to be teachers...

Café Artist Series hosts Abe Parker

Jami Gotay, Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

An aspiring musician performed for AACC students on Feb 6 in the first Café Artist Series. AACC’s Campus Activities Board event hosted Abe Parker, a traveling guitarist and songwriter. Parker performed songs about love, family, and not giving up on dreams. Parker sang more than five original...

Magic Flute performance ends

Magic Flute performance ends

Britney Pieraldi, Photo Editor and Graphic Designer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment, Showcase

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Soul food lunch sparks discussion

Soul food lunch sparks discussion

Brad Dress, Associate Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

AACC faculty spoke deeply about racial issues at a Black History Month luncheon on Feb. 1. In “Intimate Conversations over Lunch,” faculty and staff gathered in the CALT building for a soul food lunch consisting of fried chicken, macaroni, spinach, corn bread and cake. AACC staff sat at tables...

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