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November 2010

16 HCC students participate in Mission of Mercy

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Mission of Mercy 2010

16 students in Hagerstown Community College’s dental assisting and paramedic emergency services programs recently participated in the Western Maryland Mission of Mercy (M.O.M.) event at the Alleghany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, Md.

Birth Control in the 21st Century - Lunch n' Learn Talk

Lunch n' Learn
November 18, 2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The HCC NOW (National Organization for Women) Club is sponsoring a Lunch n' Learn talk on Thurs., Nov. 18, beginning at 12 noon, in the Student Center.

Dr. Elaine Ashby, professor of biology and chemistry and coordinator of the pharmacy technician program at HCC, will give a talk entitled, "Birth Control in the 21st Century."

Lunch will be provided and both students and the public are encouraged to attend.

For more information, e-mail club advisor Linda Smith at

Deadline to apply for Fall 2010 Graduation

Fall 2010 Graduation Deadline
November 20, 2010 (All day)

The deadline to apply for Fall 2010 graduation is Sat., Nov. 20.

For more information on how to apply through WebAdvisor, click here.

Diplomas will be mailed Tues., Jan. 4, 2011. For more information, contact Wendy Schneider at 301-790-2800, ext. 526, or e-mail


HCC adjunct instructor co-produces conservation film

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Conservation Film Produced

Audra Haddock Martenot, an adjunct faculty member at HCC, has teamed up with Rob Owens, an independent filmmaker and the president and owner of Eagle Rock Productions, to co-produce the independent film, “One With Life.”

Service Club Meets

Service Club Meets
November 16, 2010 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

The HCC Service Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. in the Classroom Building, room 109. All students are welcome.

For more information, contact Loretta Thornhill at 301-790-2800, ext. 481, or e-mail


HCC honor society inducts new members

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PTK Induction Fall 2010

Phi Theta Kappa, the national honor society at Hagerstown Community College, recently inducted 98 new members.

HCC reopens

HCC reopens - Staff on campus
January 4, 2011 (All day)

Following Winter Break (Dec. 23 - Jan. 3), HCC will reopen on Tues., Jan. 4. Administrative offices will be open normal hours Tues., Jan. 4 through Fri., Jan. 7. Spring classes will start the following Monday on Jan. 10.

Scholarship geared towards single moms

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Single Moms Scholarship

Female students are eligible to apply for the Women’s Opportunity Award through Soroptimist International of Hagerstown if they have children and can claim head of the household on their tax returns. Deadline is Dec. 15.

Human Services Bake Sale

Human Services Bake Sale
November 8, 2010 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

HCC Human Services students are holding a bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Center. Proceeds will contribute to the creation of a Fall Festival for the children who attend Memorial Recreation Center in Hagerstown.

For more information, contact Frances Cade at 301-790-2800, ext. 407.

HCC offers advanced photography course

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Advance Photo Course Spring 10

This spring, HCC is offering a new photography course for advanced students who have experience beyond introductory level photography and digital imaging courses. Photography II (ART 215) will be offered on Thursdays, from 5:30 to 9:05 p.m., beginning Jan. 13.