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The Clauson Center for Innovation and Skilled Trades will open in January. Shown, an artists rendering of the finished building, which is still under construction

Skilled trades building could help recruit students

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief October 14, 2021

AACC officials said Tuesday the construction of a building for skilled trades classes could help increase student enrollment. The Clauson Center for Innovation and Skilled Trades will open on the Arnold...


College launches African American Leadership Institute for faculty, staff

Sydney Klabnik, Reporter October 8, 2021

AACC launched a leadership development program this summer targeting black faculty and staff. The African American Leadership Institute will create a pipeline to leadership positions at AACC for minority...

Campus Current staff members sit in their newsroom to watch as the colleges vice presidents explain their plan to shut down the campus in March 2020. The student journalists lost the newsroom, located in the Humanities building, to a ventilation issue this semester.

Poor ventilation shuts down Campus Current newsroom

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

The student newspaper’s newsroom in the Humanities building closed this semester after officials apparently discovered a ventilation issue. Campus Current’s student editors, reporters, photographers...

AACC Public Safety Report

New report shows crime down on campus

Dan Elson, Reporter September 30, 2021

Crime was down nearly 67% in 2020 from 2019, according to the AACC 2021 Annual Security Report, which campus police released in September.  Vandalism was down nearly 78% on the Arnold campus, from...

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College to renovate Florestano, Dragun after programs move to new building

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2021

The Florestano building on West Campus has been empty since the summer, when the campus health programs that once were housed there moved into the new Health and Life Sciences building on the Arnold campus. The...

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College posts form for submitting proof of COVID vaccination

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief September 24, 2021

AACC students and employees can submit proof of their COVID-19 vaccinations by filling out an online form and uploading a picture of their vaccination card. The college is requiring anyone coming to...

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Enrollment dips by 12%

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief September 24, 2021

Student enrollment at AACC is down by 12% this semester from last fall. That decline in the number of students paying tuition has cost the college an estimated $3.9 million, according to Melissa Beardmore,...

Communications student Maggie Brown is the Student Government Associations new vice president of outreach.

SGA appoints 6th VP to fill out executive board

Ava Moore, Reporter September 23, 2021

The Student Government Association appointed a 33-year-old communications student as its vice president of outreach on Friday. Maggie Brown, a first-year student here, served as secretary of the Baltimore...

Photography professor Matt Moores photos of discarded statues of Cold War-era Soviet leaders will be on display at a Portland, Oregon, gallery in May. Shown here is a statue of Joseph Stalin, a leader of the Soviet Union from 1924 to 1953, in the Czech Republic.

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...

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