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August 2009

HCC program receives national recognition

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Program receives recognition

HCC's Networking Technology Program was honored at the 13th Annual Colloquium for Information Systems Education by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems.

HCC offers beginners courses in Italian, German and Spanish

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Beginning Language Courses

This fall, Hagerstown Community College’s Center for Continuing Education is offering three beginning language courses in Italian, German, and Spanish.

Welcome Back Week: HCC Mixer

Welcome Back Week Continues
September 3, 2009 - 11:30am - 4:00pm

Welcome Back Week continues on Thurs., Sept. 3 with the HCC Mixer!

Get to know your fellow classmates when the SGA hosts a luncheon and back-to-school dance party from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Student Center. The event will feature great prizes, fantastic food, wonderful music, and more!

For more information, contact Student Activities Coordinator Heather Barnhart at 301-790-2800, ext. 225, or via e-mail at barnharth@hagerstowncc.edu.

Welcome Back Week: Tropical Paradise Day

Welcome Back Week Continues
September 2, 2009 - 11:30am - 2:30pm

Welcome Back Week continues on Wed., Sept. 2 with Tropical Paradise Day at the Student Center!

Join the beach scene at the Student Center with caricature drawings, summer music, and more from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Don't miss the wacky fun on the other side of campus as Paul Plays It All performs live from the Valley Eatery patio outside the Career Programs Building from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Paul promises a lot of comedy, singing, and audience participation so don't miss it!

Hosted by HCC's Student Government Association.

Welcome Back Week: Free photos and Ice Cream

Welcome Back Week Continues
September 1, 2009 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Welcome Back Week continues Tues., Sept. 1!

Students: free photos at the Boardwalk Photo Booth and free ice cream from Antietam Dairy from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Student Center.

Hosted by HCC's Student Government Association.

For more information, contact Student Activities Coordinator Heather Barnhart at 301-790-2800, ext. 225, or via e-mail at barnharth@hagerstowncc.edu.

Travel-oriented Italian course offered at HCC

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Travel-oriented Italian

Taught by native Italian Elsa Bradford, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of Italian language and will develop the necessary pronunciation skills and learn the essential vocabulary and patterns of dialogue needed for real-life situations that are offered encountered when traveling to a foreign country.

Beginner's Spanish class offered at Fort Ritchie

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Learn Spanish at Fort Ritchie

Taught by HCC instructor Gaby McCardell, this course focuses on teaching students a wide variety of Spanish phrases, expressions, and questions for use in everyday interactions and conversations, with a special emphasis on key phrases that are useful when traveling to Spanish-speaking countries or when working in Spanish-speaking communities.

Learn to dance at HCC

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Dance Classes - all ages

Intermediate-level courses include “Dancing Like Stars,” which is offered on Wednesdays, from 7 to 9:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 16; “Find Pleasure in Social Ballroom – Intermediate,” which is offered on Tuesdays, from 8:15 to 9:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 8; and “Intermediate Social Ballroom,” which is offered on Tuesdays, from 10 to 11 a.m., beginning Sept. 8. Intermediate courses are designed for those who have previous ballroom dancing experience.

HCC promotes 11 faculty members

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HCC promotes 11 faculty

Officials at Hagerstown Community College recently announced that 11 faculty members have received promotions.

Life and health insurance pre-licensing course held at HCC

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Life and Health Insurance

Hagerstown Community College’s Center for Continuing Education is offering a 60-hour class specially designed towards providing students with the knowledge to take and pass the Maryland State Insurance Exam to obtain a life and health insurance license.