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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...

Students tell Campus Current they want the college to require  students and staff to take the COVID-19  vaccine before they come to campus in the fall.

Students favor mandatory vaccine for return to campus

Dominic Salacki, Reporter May 10, 2021

AACC students said in April the college should require everyone who comes onto campus in the fall to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. In an informal poll of 29 students, 19 told Campus...

President Joe Biden proposes two years of tuition-free community college.

AACC students support Biden plan for free community college

Dominic Salacki, Reporter May 7, 2021

AACC students said last week they support President Joe Biden’s plan for tuition-free community college. During his first address to Congress on April 28, Biden pitched his American Families Plan,...

Outgoing Student Government Association  President Ryan Kim says the incoming executive vice president will temporarily take his place until a candidate for the top slot comes forward.

5 students run for SGA seats–but none for president

Dominic Salacki, Reporter May 4, 2021

No candidates are running for Student Government Association president for the next school year. The SGA last month invited students to register to run for election to fill positions that this...

Campus Current, AACC's digital student newspaper, wins the Student Government Association's Club of the Year award for the second time. Shown, issues of the print edition of Campus Current, which temporarily suspended publication a year ago because of the pandemic.

Campus Current is SGA Club of the Year

Dominic Salacki, Reporter May 4, 2021

The Student Government Association named AACC’s student newspaper, Campus Current, Club of the Year on Monday. The Club of the Year award is SGA’s highest honor for a student club, Adrianna Russell...

Nine students shared $50,500 in prize money as winners of the Entrepreneurial Studies Institute's annual Business Pitch Competition on Thursday. Shown, participants in the Annapolis Social League, a sports and social network created by prizewinner Jeremiah Batucan (far right).

Student entrepreneurs take home $50,500 in seed money

Ryan Oberteuffer, Reporter April 30, 2021

Four students won $10,000 each for their business ideas at the Entrepreneurial Studies Institute’s annual Business Pitch Competition on Thursday. Another five entrepreneurs took home amounts ranging...

Protestors gather outside the Hennepin County Government Center, where former police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of killing George Floyd this week. AACC legal studies professors explained the legal aspects of the trial to students during a virtual meeting on Wednesday.

Legal Studies Institute helps students understand Derek Chauvin trial 

Dominic Salacki, Reporter April 29, 2021

Two AACC legal studies professors said Wednesday that students who want to understand the trial of the police officer who killed George Floyd should look at it from a legal perspective, not just an emotional...

First-year culinary arts student Jordan Foley was one of eight entrepreneurs who showed off a start-up at Hawktrade, a virtual show sponsored by the Entrepreneurial Studies Institute.

Entrepreneurs show off start-ups at Hawktrade

Ryan Oberteuffer, Reporter April 28, 2021

Student and alumni entrepreneurs in April showcased start-ups specializing in feeding veterans, coaching members of the LGBTQ+ community and helping clients build their portfolios. Those businesses...

A panel of five Maryland judges participated in a a Legal Studies Institute forum to discuss the impact of the pandemic on the courts.

MD judges point to backlog of court cases because of pandemic

Ryan Oberteuffer, Reporter April 28, 2021

The pandemic has caused a statewide backlog of court cases, according to five Maryland judges who spoke at an AACC-sponsored forum last week. Sponsored by the college’s Legal Studies Institute, judges...

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