Campus Current

AACC combats phishing

AACC adds bright yellow warning labels on emails originating from outside of the college.

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2019

AACC added bright yellow warning labels on emails originating outside of the college as of Nov. 5. These labels are to prevent phishing, which is when someone attempts to steal information from an individual by sending what appears to be a legitimate email, according to Director of Information Security...

AACC full of giving this holiday season

Students, faculty and staff at AACC participate in drives and charity events to help the needy during the holiday season.

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2019

AACC faculty, staff and students are collecting food and raising money for students and the community this holiday season. This year, charity events included food drives and fundraisers. “One of the things I love about AACC is that there is such a culture here of giving,” Tresa Ballard, coordinator...

Child Development Center at AACC has long waitlist

More than 30 families are on the waitlist for the Child Development Center at AACC.

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2019

The AACC Child Development Center’s daytime program is not accepting any additional children this fall, and the director anticipates CDC will stay full during the spring. More than 30 families are on the waitlist for the center, according to Director Janet Klenkel. “It usually stays pretty...

AACC adds pop-up courses to academic options

New

Christian Richey, Associate Editor

December 3, 2019

AACC faculty can now create temporary “pop-up” classes revolving around current events. Dr. Michael Gavin, AACC’s vice president for learning, said the courses could either cover topics relating to hot-button issues, such as the congressional impeachment hearings, or teach skills, like gluten-free...

Faculty email dispute results in incivility

Literacy professor Forrest Caskey is in the middle of an email dispute between faculty.

Christian Richey, Associate Editor

December 3, 2019

An email exchange by AACC faculty in late October led to incivility and unprofessional responses, according to some of the participants. An email sent Oct. 28 by literacy professor Forrest Caskey to all faculty led to approximately a dozen personal attacks against him, according to Caskey. Caskey’s...

Student entrepreneurs sell products at AACC

Students surround first-year business management and marketing student Josiah Parker, who sells his merchandise at a table during the Best of Business Trade Show.

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2019

Student entrepreneurs showed off their wares in a business trade show on Nov. 13. The Best of Business Trade Show, which has been happening every fall for 15 years, is a chance for students to promote their businesses, network and sell their products. “The goal is to showcase our students,”...

Veterans honored at AACC

Third-year psychology student Tevin Paige speaks at a ceremony honoring veterans at AACC.

Adrianna Gonzalez, Reporter

November 12, 2019

AACC honored veterans Tuesday during a ceremony. AACC President Dawn Lindsay said the event held great importance. “I think it keeps people grounded and reminds [them] of the sacrifices that many people have made,” Lindsay said. “To be able to provide to the … people that have served is...

AACC professor publishes second book

Second-year gender and sexuality studies student Prnaya Green is featured in  Dr. Heather Rellihan's newest book.

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2019

A gender and sexuality studies professor published her second book on Nov. 1, which features both students and faculty from AACC. Heather Rellihan said she and other women’s and gender studies professors felt inspired by their students, and this is why she wanted to include them in her book, “Theory...

Anne Arundel County residents share concerns

Students contact Anne Arundel County residents for a biannual survey in October.

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2019

Transportation is the number one concern for Anne Arundel County residents according to AACC's biannual survey. Political science professor Dan Nataf, the center’s director, said he believes both local construction and a lane being shut down on the Bay Bridge could be the reason for this concern. Overpopulation,...

Students lead drag show for charity

Students perform their final act in a student-led 
drag show on Nov. 1.

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2019

Students dressed in drag for charity on Friday, performing in a Halloween-themed show. All proceeds—$519—went to the Trevor Project, which seeks to prevent suicide among LGBTQ youth. “I just want people to know it's important that we’re represented as the LGBTQ community,” GSA President...

High number of AACC students enroll in USM

748 students transferred to a school in the University System of Maryland last year.

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2019

Anne Arundel County sends the fourth-highest number of students to University System of Maryland colleges compared with other counties, according to USM’s chancellor. More than 11,000 students from Anne Arundel County enrolled in the University System of Maryland this year—about 9,000 undergraduates...

62% of students side with Trump impeachment

The majority of Democrats and Independents favor impeachment, but most Republicans oppose it.

Christian Richey, Associate Editor

November 1, 2019

AACC students said in October they support the impeachment of President Donald Trump. In an informal Campus Current poll of 50 students, 62 percent said they hope a congressional investigation of the president will result in his impeachment. “I didn’t want him to be in office in the first place...

The award-winning newspaper of Anne Arundel Community College.
News