Campus Current

College pays ex-administrator $35K in gender action

Alexandra, Editor-in-Chief

August 25, 2018


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

The college paid a former AACC administrator $35,000 in May to settle a gender-discrimination lawsuit he filed in 2016, according to a court document obtained by Campus Current through a Maryland Public Information Act request.  Richard Cerkovnik, who worked at AACC as a special assistant to the vice president for learning and was the former ...

AACC reroutes road for traffic

AACC reroutes road for traffic

Alex Fregger, Tech Editor

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News

Construction on Ring Road will begin in March 2019 and last until June, officials said in August.   The planned Health Sciences and Biology Building—where the Olson Memorial Pool and old Schwartz Building once stood—will house AACC’s growing science program and will require Ring Road, which ci...

Students to be eligible for $5,000 in tuition aid in fall 2019

Students to be eligible for $5,000 in tuition aid in fall 2019

Ashley Sokolowski, Associate Editor

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News

Community college students in Maryland can receive up to $5,000 in tuition assistance from the state through a new scholarship program starting next fall.   Full-time students who have graduated from high school or earned a GED within the last two years may qualify for the Maryland Community College P...

Interior design department to start new 3-year certificate program

Interior design department to start new 3-year certificate program

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-chief

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Front Page, News

AACC’s interior design major this fall will become the college’s first program to offer three years of classes instead of two.  Although interior design students cannot earn a four-year degree at AACC, they can take junior-level credits before transferring to a four-year school.  The new 3+...

Health Center offers free STD testing, referrals

Health Center offers free STD testing, referrals

Sarah Noble, Multimedia Editor

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Front Page, News

AACC’s Health Center is offering free tests for sexually transmitted diseases for students and faculty members this semester.    The college has partnered with Anne Arundel County and the Maryland Department of Health to test, diagnose and treat gonorrhea and chlamydia.    “It’s treata...

Campus to experience construction come fall semester

Campus to experience construction come fall semester

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-chief

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Front Page, News, Photo Feature

AACC this semester is continuing construction on a multi-million-dollar Health Sciences and Biology building that began over the summer on campus.  The college will complete the $117 million project, which is half funded by the county and half by the state, in August 2021.   The college demol...

Student body elects new president

Student body elects new president

Ashley Sokolowski, Reporter

May 11, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Showcase

Student Government Association President Jonathan O’Dea announced his replacement for the 2018-2019 academic year on Monday. Students elected Jacob Smith, a second-year business management student, by voting on the Nest—AACC’s student club management website—between April 30 and May 4. Smith...

County exec to trim college’s budget

County exec to trim college’s budget

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2018


Filed under News

Anne Arundel’s county executive on May 1 submitted to the county council a budget proposal that would give AACC less money than the college requested. County Executive Steve Schuh's proposal would give AACC $2.1 million more than last year toward operating costs, but it falls short of the college’s...

Candidates debate for student government presidency

Ashley Sokolowski, Reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News

Two candidates debated their 2018-2019 student government presidential platforms on April 18. Campus Current hosted the debate, which newsroom manager Michael Garvey moderated. Campus Current’s editor-in-chief Roxanne Ready and photography editor Raquel Hamner made up a two-person questioning panel. “I...

SGA officials will get pay in fall

SGA officials will get pay in fall

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2018


Filed under News

Student Government Association officers and senators will earn pay this fall for the first time. The SGA president and the president of the Campus Activities Board—a student club that coordinates many on-campus activities for the SGA—already receive pay. But this is the first time other student ...

Dick pics: common but unwanted, poll shows

Dick pics: common but unwanted, poll shows

Sarah Noble, Social Media Manager

May 1, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Showcase

Cheyenne Jones, a theater student and frequent Tinder user, said she was texting a man she didn’t know on the dating app when he sent her a surprising image. “He was asking what I like about theater, and as I was typing, he sent me a dick pic,” Jones said. “Then he asked, ‘What do you think?’” At...

Online forms available for reporting offenses

Daniel Salomon, Digital Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under News

Students can now report sexual harassment through a direct link on the AACC website at the bottom of the college’s home page at aacc.edu. The new link, called “Report an Incident,” leads to another page where students can report crime, student misconduct, fraud and sexual harassment. But...

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