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Student drag queens raise nearly $500 for charity

AACC’s Gay-Straight Alliance raised $480 for the Trevor Project, an organization that offers crisis and suicide intervention for LGBTQ youth, in its second online drag show on Nov. 25. Featured: Miss Black.
December 1, 2020

AACC’s Gay-Straight Alliance hosted its second online drag show on Nov. 25, replacing the usual in-person Dragapalooza. GSA President Chrystal Jones hosted the event, which featured five students...

Women entrepreneurs share ideas for successful business startup

Panelists Thomisha Duru, Johnelka Staff and Winnie Shabazz says hobbies, life experiences and interests outside of work can spur an idea for a successful business startup.
November 20, 2020

Three Anne Arundel County entrepreneurs told AACC students in October that they never expected to start the kinds of businesses they own.   During a virtual panel discussion sponsored by the Entrepreneurial...

Student clubs, events move to new Student Development office

AACC Psychology Student Emily Noble (And Finn)
November 12, 2020

AACC this semester permanently moved the Office of Student Engagement to the newly formed Student Development department.   Dean of Student Development Deneen Dangerfield, the former dean of college...

On Veterans Day, student vets talk pros, cons of college life

Dr. John Bodnar, an adjunct instructor and student at AACC, says he likes talking to younger students about his experience in the military. Shown, Bodnar meets with a representative of the  South Korean Biological Warfare intel office.
November 11, 2020

The best way for students to honor their classmates who are veterans might be to listen to their stories. Student veterans told Campus Current in November that most people greet them with, “Thank...

ESports Club raises $1,700 for charity

ESports Club members raised $1,725 in the 24-hour Extra Life gaming event.
November 10, 2020

AACC’s ESports Club raised $1,725 for Johns Hopkins Children’s Center during a 24-hour gaming event that took place Saturday through Sunday.  The once-a-semester event, Extra Life, is a live-streamed...

Culinary Club starts virtual happy hours

Students and instructors talk about food and classes during weekly virtual happy hours.
October 22, 2020

Culinary students and their instructors swapped stories and compared notes last Friday on food, restaurant management, and taking and teaching cooking classes in a COVID-19 world. In the Culinary Club’s...

Students raises awareness for suicide prevention

AACC students went to Kinder Farm Park 
in Millersville on Oct. 8 to rise awareness for suicide prevention.
October 19, 2020

Six AACC students ventured out to Kinder Farm Park in rural Millersville on Oct. 8 to raise awareness for the American Society for Suicide Prevention.  The students included a mix of AACC’s Active...

Amaranth holds virtual open-mic night

The editors of Amaranth, AACC's student literary magazine, hosted a virtual open-mic night last week.
October 1, 2020

Students had the chance to perform at the first virtual open-mic night hosted by Amaranth, AACC’s award-winning literary magazine, last Tuesday. Amaranth plans to hold two more virtual open-mic nights...

Annapolis alternative rock band lead singer shares measure of success with E-Club

Jimmie’s Chicken Shack lead singer Jimi HaHa says happiness is his measure of success.
September 29, 2020

The lead singer of an Annapolis alternative rock band told AACC E-Club members last week that his measure of success is happiness. In a virtual question-and-answer session, Jimmie’s Chicken Shack...

At least 2 dozen student clubs to be active this fall

AACC Adventure Club members take a break from hiking the Patapsco Valley trail last fall. The club president plans to organize another hike this semester.
September 3, 2020

Approximately 25 to 35 student clubs will be active this fall, Student Government Association President Ryan Kim estimated in August. That’s about 10 fewer clubs than would be active during a semester...

Campus Current gets new editor-in-chief

South African native Johannes Haasbroek becomes Campus Current's new editor-in-chief.
August 17, 2020

AACC’s student newspaper, Campus Current, got a new editor-in-chief over the summer. Fourth-year communications student Johannes Haasbroek said his main responsibility will be to write and edit news...

Dance Company director wins Dance Educator of the Year

Dance Company Director Lynda Fitzgerald (left) won the Dance Educator of the Year award in March.
May 5, 2020

AACC’s Dance Company director in March won the Maryland Dance Education Association’s top award. “I am so honored and humbled by the award,”  Lynda Fitzgerald, said of her Dance Educator of...

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