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February 2012

HCC students and staff participate in Cycle United

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Cycle United 2012

Students and staff from Hagerstown Community College recently participated in the 2nd Annual Cycle United, an eight-hour indoor spinning event sponsored by the United Way of Washington County.

FEA Children's Book Drive

FEA Children's Book Drive
February 22, 2012 (All day) - March 1, 2012 (All day)

The Future Educators Association (FEA) is holding a Children’s Book Drive from April 22 through March 1. Books will be donated to Winter Street Elementary School.

Drop-off locations:

  • On the first floor of the STEM Building, near the elevator
  • On the third floor of the STEM Building, near the elevator
  • In the Administration and Student Affairs (ASA) Building
  • In the Student Center
  • In the Career Programs Building

For more information, contact club advisor Mary Beth Chaney at

Transfer 101 Workshop

Transfer 101 Workshop
February 29, 2012 - 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Join HCC advisor Chris Baer for a FREE workshop about how to get the most out of the College Transfer Fair coming up March 1. Chris will review how to start the transfer process, talk about what questions to ask to be sure you find the right fit in a 4-year school, and take your questions about the transferring. Lunch will be provided if you register by Monday, Feb. 27, by contacting Heather Barnhart at


Alternative Energy Club Meeting

Alt. Energy Club Meeting
February 23, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

HCC's Alternative Energy Club will meet Thursday, Feb. 23, from 1 to 2 p.m. in STEM 208. Spring events and fundraisers will be discussed. You do not have to be part of the Alternative Energy Program to join - this new, forward-thinking club is open to all HCC students. To learn more, contact advisor Tony Valente at


HCC to hold Civil War Seminar March 31

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Civil War seminar 2012
Canons at Antietam Battlefield

HCC's Continuing Education and Community Services Division will hold a one-day Civil War seminar on Sat., March 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Elliott Center.

HCC to offer course on Norse and Icelandic literature

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Norse and Icelandic literature

Hagerstown Community College’s Continuing Education and Community Services Division will offer a new course, “The Magnificent Medieval Norse: Icelandic Saga Literature,” on Wednesdays, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon, beginning Feb. 29 and ending April 25.

PTK extends donation deadline

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Prom donation deadline

Students in the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society at HCC are collecting donations for their upcoming Prom Apparel Gala, which will be held in March. The deadline was recently extended through March 2.

DBHM Celebration of Black History Month (Maryland Theatre)

DBHM Celebration
February 26, 2012 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

DBHM Celebration of Black History Month featuring Bowie State University Gospel Choir

HCC offers refresher course for registered and licensed practical nurses

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Nurse Refresher Course 2012

The Continuing Education and Community Services Division at Hagerstown Community College will offer a three-part nurse refresher course for registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) beginning in March.

Washington County Home Builders Show

Wash. Co. Home Show
March 10, 2012 (All day) - March 11, 2012 (All day)

Washington County Home Builders Association Home Show.  For more information, contact Tim Fields at 301-582-8198.