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Photography professor Matt Moore's photos of discarded statues of Cold War-era Soviet leaders will be on display at a Portland, Oregon, gallery in May.

Photo prof to exhibit project showing dismantled Soviet statues

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief September 16, 2021

A Portland, Oregon, art show will showcase the work of an AACC photography professor who took pictures of the dismantled statues of former Soviet leaders whose images were toppled after the collapse of...

Student trustee Jordan Foley

Naval officer becomes new student trustee

Nastya Mack, Reporter September 9, 2021

A second-year culinary student who owns a food truck became a member of the AACC Board of Trustees this summer.   Gov. Larry Hogan appointed Jordan Foley, a lieutenant in the Navy, to a one-year...

Fall 1974 student union groundbreaking

AACC celebrates 60th anniversary

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief September 9, 2021

AACC turned 60 this year amid a lingering pandemic that could limit the celebration. College officials have created a 60th anniversary logo for the college's website, T-shirts, banners and giveaways...

Esports gamers

Esports to join Athletic Department

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief September 8, 2021

AACC plans to start an intramural esports team sometime this fall and expand it to a varsity team in the spring, the athletic director told Campus Current earlier this month. Esports--or electronic...

SGA President Ben Nussbaumer

SGA VPs elect new president

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief September 7, 2021

The Student Government Association’s executive board elected its new president in a special election over the summer. The board held the unusual election because no candidates ran for president last...

Health and Life Sciences Building

175,000-sq-ft building opens on campus

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief September 2, 2021

The new Health and Life Sciences building opened on the Arnold campus Aug. 11 after two years of construction. The building will house the college’s growing nursing program, along with other health...

Dominic Salacki,, Campus Current's new editor-in-chief-in-chief

Media production student becomes Campus Current editor

Nastya Mack, Reporter August 31, 2021

A fourth-year media production student became the editor-in-chief of AACC’s student newspaper in August.   Dominic Salacki, who earned a bachelor's degree in mass communication from Towson University...

COVID vaccine

AACC campuses reopen with vaccine mandate

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief August 30, 2021

AACC will require students returning to campus this fall to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit proof of a negative COVID test every week starting Oct. 1. The same rule applies to faculty and staff,...

Riverhawks baseball pitcher Skylar Kaplan is the only female baseball player in the National Junior  College Athletic Association. The first-year transfer studies student says she will play for the Riverhawks again next season.

AACC men’s baseball team has female pitcher

Ryan Oberteuffer, Reporter May 19, 2021

The only female baseball player in the National Junior College Athletic Association pitched for the Riverhawks this season. Skylar Kaplan, a first-year transfer studies student who has been playing...

First-year business administration student Michael Amwoga is the Student Government Association's new vice president of finance. He is one of five new SGA officers elected by the student body during May 10-14 voting.

SGA has 5 new vice presidents

Dominic Salacki, Reporter May 18, 2021

Students elected five new executive board members for the Student Government Association last week, but the organization will begin the fall semester without a president. The newly elected vice presidents...

Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury (pictured) is one of three Maryland community colleges planning to offer all of their classes in person in the fall. Like most of the state's 16 community colleges, AACC will hold some of its classes on campus next semester. AACC will keep at least 50% of its courses online.

MD community colleges prepare for reopening–mostly gradual

Kristin Valdez, Reporter May 17, 2021

As AACC prepares to bring about 30% of its classes back to its campuses in the fall, five of Maryland’s other 15 community colleges plan to keep their coursework almost completely online. Like AACC,...

The Anne Arundel County Council will decide by June 15 whether to approve AACC's proposed fiscal year 2022 budget.

AACC asks County Council to approve budget proposal

Ryan Oberteuffer, Reporter May 11, 2021

AACC officials last week asked the Anne Arundel County Council to fully fund its proposed budget for the next school year. A week earlier, County Executive Steuart Pittman proposed that the council...

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