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Breaking News: Shooting at Arundel Mills Mall on Feb 16

Breaking News: Shooting at Arundel Mills Mall on Feb 16

Alex Fregger and Daniel Nickerson

February 17, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Front Page, News, Police, Showcase

At around 8:30  Feb. 16, a shooting occurred at the Arundel Mills Mall, just minutes away from one of AACC’s campuses. Ayod Shuford, a second-year photography student, said his girlfriend who works at Zumiez heard a loud bang come from the direction of Modell's. After that everyone was confused...

Possible gas leak causes smoke, evacuation

Alex Fregger, Daily Reporter

February 8, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Campus Life, Front Page, News, Police, Showcase

The Cade building was evacuated today at 12:54 p.m. as students in class smelt burning rubber and saw smoke. At around 12:30 AACC facilities were notified of a possible gas leak and a smell of burning plastic or oil. Shortly after at 12:54, fire alarms on Cade’s first and second floors when off...

Black History Month Committee plans lectures, performances and art exhibits to celebrate BHM

Black History Month Committee plans lectures, performances and art exhibits to celebrate BHM

Ashley Sokolowski, Daily Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arts, Black History Month, Campus Life, Diversity, Entertainment, Front Page, News, Showcase

AACC’s is hosting a series of events for students to celebrate Black History Month. This February, the Black History Month Committee will be hosting discussions, performances, movie screenings and art exhibits. Dr. Nicole Williams, the chair of the department of human services, is on the Black...

RegisteredNursing.org recognizes AACC nursing program as top school

RegisteredNursing.org recognizes AACC nursing program as top school

Ashley Sokolowski, Daily Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Campus Life, Education, Front Page, News, Showcase

This past January, RegisteredNursing.org ranked AACC’s nursing program fourth in the state. RegisteredNursing.org ranks programs by the passing rates of the National Council Licensure Examination or NCLEX-NR. The exam determines if a person is prepared for entry-level nursing practice. “I ...

AACC hosts online workshop series on non-traditional class advice

Ashley Sokolowski , Daily Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Education, News, Showcase

An AACC adviser is hosting four workshops to help students succeed in online courses. Jill Nagiel, an online adviser, held the first of four “Tips for Success in your Online Class” on January 28. During the workshop, Nageil offered tips for both online and on-campus classes. Nagiel said...

State funds available for tuition

State funds available for tuition

Bethany Probst, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

AACC students can apply for the Maryland Promise Scholarship later this semester. The Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship program will allow some in-state students to receive tuition assistance of up to $5,000 a year starting in the 2019-2020 academic year. The Promise Scholarship is...

Additional instruction program doubles size

Additional instruction program doubles size

Daniel Salomon, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019


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A program to help science and math students who need extra instruction is expanding from seven to 12 courses and doubling the number of its instructors this semester. The Supplemental Instruction program increased the number of student instructors who run group work sessions for their peers from 11...

School launches 3 new fall semester classes

School launches 3 new fall semester classes

Noah Reem, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019


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AACC will introduce two one-credit fitness classes and a new technology class in the fall 2019 semester. The Health, Fitness and Exercise Studies Department will add a basketball course and a high-intensity interval training class. “I would rather take a high-intensity workout class or a basketball...

300-level courses face unsure future at AACC

300-level courses face unsure future at AACC

Bethany Probst, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under News

The Maryland Higher Education Commission has stalled AACC’s plan to offer 300-level courses for students hoping to become interior designers or physician assistants. After AACC proposed offering an applied bachelor’s degree in interior design last year, the commission encouraged the college...

111 new 8-week sections arrive

111 new 8-week sections arrive

Bethany Probst, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019


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AACC will offer 111 more eight-week classes this semester than it did last spring. The college is running 408 eight-week sections of 177 courses this semester. The traditional semester is 15 weeks. Eight-week sections compress the same information into a course that lasts half a semester. Liz...

Bio grant helps students pass

Bio grant helps students pass

Alex Fregger, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019


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A grant worth more than $2 million from the National Science Foundation will help prepare AACC students who plan to major in biology when they transfer to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. According to the proposal that created the grant, 29.8 percent of community college transfer students...

Search begins for new AACC assistant deans

Search begins for new AACC assistant deans

Alex Fregger, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019


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AACC posted job listings for eight new assistant dean positions on Dec. 14. The college will hire assistant deans for literacy and communications; health and wellness; mathematics; science; social sciences and philosophy; technology; visual performing arts and world languages; and for business programs...

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