Technology and Computer Studies Division

Summer Technology Institutes

The Technology and Computer Studies Division at Hagerstown Community College will host two technology institutes this summer for high school students and graduates. Students who are interested in earning college credit and gaining hands-on experience within the cybersecurity and computer science or manufacturing technology fields are encouraged to enroll. Advanced Manufacturing Summer Institute June 20 - July 27, 2017 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 to 3 p.m. HCC’s main campus The Advanced Manufacturing Institute is a competitive program for for area high school students and graduates that provides three college credits at the completion of the summer. Funding from the National Science Foundation allows students to attend the institute for free. This is a unique learning opportunity for high school students who are interested in advancing their education in manufacturing technology. Core topics will include principles of mechanical and electrical systems, work safety, tools, fasteners, measuring devices, control systems, lubrication, pneumatics, and fluid power as a primer to more advanced study of these topics. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DUE-1501854. Enrollment is limited. To apply for the institute or learn more, contact Tairell Fulmore at 240-500-2632 or tdfulmore@hagerstowncc.edu. Cybersecurity Summer Institute June 19 - August 3, 2017 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 to 3 p.m. HCC’s main campus. The Cybersecurity Institute is a competitive seven-week program for area high school students and 2017 graduates that provides three college credits at the completion of the summer. This is a unique learning opportunity for high school students who are interested in advancing their education in a field related to cybersecurity, information technology, and computer science. Classes include CYB 101 – Introduction to Cybersecurity and IST 160 – Introduction to Security Fundamentals. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DUE-1400528. Tuition will be funded partially by HCC’s ESSENCE program and a National Science Foundation grant. Enrollment is limited. To apply for the institute or learn more, contact Mohamed Ghonimy at 240-500-2512 or meghonimy@hagerstowncc.edu, or Steve Ferguson at 240-500-2672 or srferguson@hagerstowncc.edu.

HCC to offer free advanced manufacturing summer institute for high school students and graduates

This competitive program provides three college credits at the completion of the summer program. Funding from the National Science Foundation allows students to attend the institute for free. It will be held from June 20 to July 27, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 1 to 3 p.m., on HCC’s main campus.