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Campus pool on track to close

Closing the pool is a part of AACC’s Facilities Master Plan to make way for a new health and sciences building.

Ashley Feeney, Reporter

September 30, 2016

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

Campus Police Chief Sean Kapfhammer has been involved in law enforcement since he was 19 years old.

Brad Dress, Reporter

September 30, 2016

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

AACC’s HCAT has been ranked in the top 50  based on its reviews and the great impression AACC gives to visitors.

Mary McKiel, Campus Life Editor

September 30, 2016

AACC’s Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute (HCAT) ranked No. 14 out of the top 50 college culinary programs for 2016, according to 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 was the most popular entry in a campuswide contest in which students chose the Riverhawks’ mascot’s name.

James Whitley, Reporter

September 30, 2016

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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