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April 2008

HCC offers College for Kids summer enrichment program

HCC’s College for Kids has been in existence since 1987 and now offers over 70 different courses to more than 700 students. Classes are taught by highly qualified teachers in a small class setting with an emphasis on hands-on, interactive learning experiences specially geared towards children going into grades one through ten.

HCC to offer dog grooming course

The Center for Continuing Education at Hagerstown Community College will offer a home dog grooming course on three consecutive Wednesday evenings, beginning June 4, at the Humane Society of Washington County.

HCC offers Kindermusik courses for infants and toddlers

The Kindermusik courses are classes specially suited to help parents share music and communicate with their children. Both courses are taught by HCC instructor Shonelle Strausbaugh. The first section for newborns and infants is offered during the week of June 16. The second section for toddlers is offered during the week of June 16, and again during the week of July 14.

HCC offers lecture series on ancient Celtic masterpieces

“Mabinogion” is a term that is generally used to refer to the collection of ancient Celtic stories that date from the early 12th to the early 15th centuries. Taught by HCC instructor, Karen Gray this two-part lecture series will delve into the past of Celtic storytelling, and will explore the sources, language and culture that make up these early tales.

HCC holds annual faculty art show

The faculty art show will feature 17 faculty artists exhibiting a host of work that includes ceramics, painting, jewelry, drawing, video, prints, and sculpture. The opening reception will be held on Mon., April 21, at 6 p.m.

HCC’s College for Kids offers interactive Civil War history course

HCC’s College for Kids program is offering a Civil War history course specially geared towards children entering grades six through eight through the use of interactive, hands-on learning and projects.

HCC holds spring student art exhibit

The Spring Student Art Exhibit will feature approximately 80 students exhibiting a host of artwork including painting, drawing, mixed media sculpture, ceramic sculpture, pottery, digital photography, and graphic design prints.

HCC holds annual Kreykenbohm lecture series

The lecture series is named after Helen Kreykenbohm, a retired professor and former humanities division chair at HCC. This year’s lecture will feature a retrospective of past lectures in honor of the 20th anniversary of Kreykenbohm’s retirement.

HCC offers second half of Executive Entrepreneurship Seminar Series

The Technical Innovation Center at HCC will offer the second part of its seminar series addressing the major issues which all entrepreneurs face, from starting their business to handling opportunities and challenges that come with growth.

HCC hosts Public Health & Safety awards ceremony

HCC will host the annual Public Health and Safety Awards ceremony on Friday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the Kepler Theater. The ceremony recognizes the contributions of officers who have served the citizens of Washington County in an exemplary manor during the past year.