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September 2009

Ballard named Maryland senior poet laureate

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Ballard named poet laureate

Hagerstown Community College Professor Emeritus Ronald L. Ballard has been awarded Senior Poet Laureate for Maryland for 2009.

9-11 Remembrance held in Student Center

9-11 Remembrance
September 11, 2009 - 12:00pm - 12:30pm

In honor of 9/11, a special remembrance event will be held on Fri., Sept. 11, from noon to 12:30 p.m., in the Student Center. Joe Marschner, assistant professor, music and drama, will be performing patriotic music and HCC student John Luck will speak about his experience as a soldier in Iraq. HCC International Club President Siriki Diabate will speak about the concept of American freedom and his experiences here compared to his homeland in Cote d'Ivoire, Africa. The ceremony will conclude with Scott Schneider on the bagpipes.

HCC is monitoring the spread of swine flu

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Swine Flu

Administrators at HCC are constantly monitoring state, local, and federal information related to the H1N1 flu (swine flu). An internal task force is meeting regularly to assess the situation and will take action if necessary.

May CE Series for Radiographers: Infection Control - MIRSA and C-diff

May CE Series Radiographers
May 11, 2010 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Infection Control:  MIRSA and C-diff

Featuring Austin Rinker, MS, research biologists, The National Institutes of Health, program coordinator of the Paramedic Emergency Services Program, Hagerstown Community College

April CE Series for Radiographers: Virtual Colonoscopy

April CE Series Radiographers
April 13, 2010 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Virtual Colonoscopy

Featuring Mansoor Husain, MD, American Board of Radilolgy Certified and member of the Radiological Society of North America and the American Roentgen Society.

November CE Series for Radiographers: Are Plain X-rays Obsolete?

November CE Series for Radiogr
November 10, 2009 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Trauma - Are Plain X-rays Obsolete?  Examining CT alone for Cervical Sprine Clearance in the Unreliable Patient -- Are we there yet?

Featuring Jay Menaker, MD, medical director of the Neuro Trauma Intermediate Care Unit at R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.


March CE Series for Radiographers: Image Critique

March CE Series for Radiograph
March 16, 2010 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Image Critique

Featuring Paul Marinelli, MD, president of Associated Radiologists, Hagerstown, Maryland.

Issues of Aging and Mental Health: Dealing with Change

Mental Health and Aging
April 16, 2010 - 8:00am - 4:15pm

Adjusting to change is an ever evolving reality for everyone.  As we age change seems to come more quickly and adapting to it a little more difficult.  When you couple change with any number of mental health concerns it can set the foundation for stress, overwhelming frustration and in extreme cases hopelessness.

This full-day program will provide an overview of current mental health trends for older adults and indicators of compromised mental health.  The affects of medications on mental health will also be presented.

Practical information will be provided to

Men's Soccer vs. Patrick Henry

September 3, 2009 - 4:00pm
Athletics Event Only
Patrick Henry

Men's Soccer vs. Frostburg University (Scrimmage)

August 22, 2009 - 6:00pm
Athletics Event Only
Frostburg University - Scrimmage
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