Summer Technology Institutes

The Technology and Computer Studies Division at Hagerstown Community College will host two technology institutes this summer for high school students and graduates. Students who are interested in earning college credit and gaining hands-on experience within the cybersecurity and computer science or manufacturing technology fields are encouraged to enroll.

Advanced Manufacturing Summer Institute

  • July 2 - August 22, 2018
  • Introduction to Industrial Technology (INT 101) - Mondays and Wednesdays, 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Introduction to Robotics (ELE 140) - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 to 4 p.m.
  • HCC’s main campus

The Advanced Manufacturing Institute is a competitive program for for area high school students and graduates that provides three college credits at the completion of the summer. Funding from the National Science Foundation allows students to attend the institute for free.

This is a unique learning opportunity for high school students who are interested in advancing their education in manufacturing technology. Classes will include Introduction to Industrial Technology (INT 101) held on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 1 to 4 p.m., or the advanced placement option of Introduction to Robotics (ELE 140) held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 1 to 4 p.m. Placement will be based on student interest and ability. Students that qualify for both courses can take both to earn six college credits. Core topics will include principles of mechanical and electrical systems, work safety, tools, fasteners, measuring devices, control systems, lubrication, pneumatics, and fluid power as a primer to more advanced study of these topics. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DUE-1501854.

Enrollment is limited. To apply for the institute or learn more, contact Tairell Fulmore at 240-500-2632 or tdfulmore@hagerstowncc.edu.

Cybersecurity Summer Institute

  • July 2 - August 22, 2018
  • Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • HCC’s main campus

The Cybersecurity Institute is a competitive seven-week program for area high school students and 2018 graduates that provides three college credits at the completion of the summer.

This is a unique learning opportunity for high school students who are interested in advancing their education in a field related to cybersecurity, information technology, and computer science. Classes include Introduction to Cybersecurity (CYB 101) and Ethics in the Information Age (CYB 210). This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. number DUE-1400528.

Tuition will be funded partially by HCC’s ESSENCE program and a National Science Foundation grant. Enrollment is limited.

To apply for the institute or learn more, contact Kevin Crawford at 240-500-2412 or klcrawford@hagerstowncc.edu, or Diana Bartlett at 240-500-2536 or dmbartlett@hagerstowncc.edu.