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June 2008

HCC to offer pharmacy technician program

HCC has been approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission to offer a pharmacy technician certificate program, beginning this fall. The 26-credit program is designed to prepare students to work as pharmacy technicians in retail and institutional healthcare settings.

HCC offers history classes at Fort Ritchie campus

This summer, HCC’s Center for Continuing Education is offering two history classes at its Fort Ritchie campus in Cascade. HCC began offering classes at Fort Ritchie at Cascade in March of 2008. All classes are open to the public and include courses for college credit, as well as continuing education classes. Credit and non-credit classes will be offered each spring, summer, and fall semesters.

HCC offers hands-on pirate adventure for kids

HCC’s College for Kids summer enrichment program is offering a new class entitled, “Ahoy Matties! It’s A Pirate’s Life for Me!” for children entering grades two and three in the fall of 2008.

U.S. Air Force Band “Max Impact” to perform June 22 at HCC

The U.S. Air Force Max Impact is a new six-member ensemble group under the direction of Senior Master Sergeant John Robert Henley and features two vocalists, as well as a four-piece rhythm section. They will perform on June 22 in the Alumni Amphitheater.

Abraham named to HCC board of trustees

Austin S. Abraham has been named by Governor O’Malley to serve a six-year term on the Hagerstown Community College board of trustees, beginning July 1.

Cushwa reappointed to HCC board

Patricia K. Cushwa has been reappointed by Governor O’Malley to fulfill the remaining year of a six-year term on the Hagerstown Community College board of trustees, effective immediately. She previously served on the HCC board from 2003 to 2005.

HCC to offer sport coaching program

HCC's nine-credit sport coaching program will allow basic entry level documentation, as well as provide practical application and skills development to assist the emerging coach.

HCC to offer computer forensics program

The 68 to 70 credit computer forensics program is designed to provide an introduction to the forensic investigation aspect of computes and related electronic data systems. The program includes an overview of forensic evidence collection methods, investigative techniques, and procedures suitable for persons exploring the computer forensics field as a career option or for those in need of training for promotion.

HCC promotes ten faculty members

Ten Hagerstown Community College faculty members have received promotions.