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Biotech Information Night held Feb. 8

Update: The Biotechnology Information Night, originally scheduled for Tues., Feb. 1, has been rescheduled for Tues., Feb. 8. The event will begin at 6 p.m. in the Career Programs Building, room 125.

Hagerstown Community College’s Mathematics and Science Division will a host a Biotechnology Summer Institute Information Night on Tues., Feb. 8, beginning at 6 p.m., in HCC’s Career Programs Building, room 125. Participants will have an opportunity to tour the biotechnology labs, learn about the Biotechnology Summer Institute, and discover internship and job opportunities available to students in the biotechnology program.

HCC’s biotechnology program began in 2007. The College held its first summer institute for high school students in 2009 and will hold the 2011 Biotechnology Summer Institute from June 10 through Aug. 4. Participating high schools students can receive seven college credits. Tuition and fees are free for qualified ESSENCE students. Application deadline is March 18, 2011.

To RSVP for the Biotechnology Information Night or learn more about the Biotechnology Summer Institute, contact Mylynh Nguyen at 301-790-2800, ext. 584, or e-mail For more information about HCC’s ESSENCE program, contact Kevin Crawford at 301-790-2800, ext. 412, or e-mail