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College to host ITT students

Jesse Johnson, Associate Editor

September 30, 2016


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AACC hosted at least 25 former students of the newly shuttered ITT Technical Institute during a September open house. John Grabowski, the dean of enrollment services at AACC, said the open house was a conversation starter with the 350 displaced ITT students, whose Hanover, Maryland, school closed...

Campus pool on track to close

Campus pool on track to close

Ashley Feeney, Reporter

September 30, 2016


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AACC plans to demolish its indoor pool in July 2018 to make room for a new Health Science and Biology building if the state allocates funds for the project. “We’re out of the pool business,” AACC President Dawn Lindsay said. The college held open forums for the community to weigh in on the...

AACC gets new top cop

AACC gets new top cop

Brad Dress, Reporter

September 30, 2016


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A long-time commanding officer with the Baltimore City Police Department became AACC’s chief of police over the summer. Sean Kapfhammer became involved in policing at 19 as a cadet. “I always thought [law enforcement] would be an exciting line of work,” Kapfhammer said. “It gives you the...

Chefs win high rank

Chefs win high rank

Mary McKiel, Campus Life Editor

September 30, 2016


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AACC’s Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute (HCAT) ranked No. 14 out of the top 50 college culinary programs for 2016, according to BestChoiceSchools.com. According to Director Mary Ellen Mason, HCAT won the ranking because of its quality teaching from experts in the industries, excellent...

Swoop turns 1 at student fair

Swoop turns 1 at student fair

James Whitley, Reporter

September 30, 2016


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AACC’s mascot, Swoop, celebrated his first birthday Sept. 14 during the Student Involvement Fair in the quad. In a contest last year, students suggested names for the mascot, a riverhawk, before a campuswide vote determined the winner. “There was a committee … that involved athletics, myself,...

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