Thursday, March 21, 2013
A Howard Community College class organized the project to offer dresses, accessories and shoes to local high school women.
One Howard Community College class is leading a community-wide effort dedicated to helping young women find the perfect prom dress at no cost to them. The Perfect Prom Project started last year to help families who struggle with finances afford the cost of prom for their daughters, according to assistant professor Jodi Fisher, who teaches the class. This year, the class of 23 students in Event Management 164 will open a “boutique” on the college’s campus, for one night only on Thursday. The event invites students to choose from more than 250 dresses and 50 pairs of shoes, and offers styling tips on hair and makeup, according to the students. “We call it the perfect prom shopping party,” said Fisher, who started the class in conjunction …
Monday, January 14, 2013
A ribbon cutting for the new building took place on Monday morning.
William Fisher, the director of cardiovascular technology, stood in the middle of his new classroom inside the new health sciences building at Howard Community College. He was showing people on a tour the new emergency room-like suite, the training beds, the shiny floor and all the new space he has. "Before, we were training in a classroom a quarter of the size of this," said Fisher. "This will be a whole new level of training." Local political and educational leaders gathered with students and residents at the ribbon cutting for Howard Community College's new $50.7 million Health Sciences Building. "It's a student-centered building," said Georgene Butler, president of health sciences at HCC, "and we're well-poised for continued growth…
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Students, faculty and administrators of Howard Community College gathered to seal a time capsule at the new Health Sciences Building on Wednesday.
At the new Howard Community College Heath Sciences Building on Wednesday afternoon members of the HCC health sciences community came together to entomb mementos of modern health care in a time capsule that will be sealed for 50 years inside the building. The building is scheduled to officially open in January, but it's an HCC tradition to create a time capsule in new buildings, according to Dr. Georgene Butler, who emceed the ceremony. Nursing students wearing lab coats, radiologists, dental students, professors and administrators gathered to watch objects like a pedomoeter, textbooks, a photo album, gastronomy tubes, and a November 2012 copy of the HCC Times dropped crate by crate into the time capsule. Each division of the health …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Some buildings were evacuated.
A bomb threat at Howard Community College turned out to be an unfounded threat, police said. Howard Community College staff and students received the following email at 9:52 a.m. with the subject "EVACUATE NOW": By 10:45 a.m., staff and students were returning to the buildings. Howard County police spokesperson Sherry Llewellyn said that there was no bomb. "We checked it out," she wrote in an email. "Nothing there. School is open and fine." With reporting by Patch.com editors Elizabeth Janney and Brian Hooks.
Monday, October 31, 2011
Experience Spring's Awakening at the Arts Collective at Howard Community College November 10-20.
Coming soon to Howard Community College is a production co-presented by HCC's Theater Program and the Arts Collective. Spring's Awakening is Frank Wedekind's musical about the transition from "innocence to adulthood." This production of Spring's Awakening is a Tony award-winning musical that was inspired by a play of the same name. Written in 1891, this play was banned for over a hundred years due to its blunt depiction of teen emotions and sexuality. Spring's Awakening will run from November 10-20, 2011, at the Studio Theater on the Howard Community College campus. The play is directed by Michael Stebbins. Showtimes and special performance dates: Tickets: Please note: This performance is recommended for those who are 13 and older. …
Friday, June 24, 2011
It's official: County formalized plans to purchase Belmont from Howard Community College.
Howard Community College (HCC) announced Friday that the county government will be the next owner of the Belmont estate, a historic home and property the college could no longer afford to maintain. "The county has let us know that it will be submitting a purchase agreement for Belmont within the next week,” Kate Hetherington, president of HCC, wrote in an e-mail to faculty, staff and students. The county sent a notification to Hetherington making its intentions official, said Kevin Enright, county public information officer. The college purchased the 18th century estate in 2004 and put it on the market in January 2010, said Nancy Gainer, director of public relations for HCC. “It would not be economically viable or fiscally responsible to …
Monday, May 2, 2011
Patch asked Howard Community College students how they heard about bin Laden's death and what it means for America.