The Children’s Learning Center at Hagerstown Community College held a special event, “Hearts on Parade,” to raise funds for activities for the children, including field trips, family picnics, a magic show, and the annual petting zoo. Approximately 50 children participated, raising more than $1100 through individual sponsorships.
HCC will host the Steve Cardenas Trio as part of its Kepler Concert Series on Sunday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m., in the Kepler Theater. An integral part of the New York City jazz scene, Cardenas currently leads his own trio featuring bassist Ben Allison and drummer Allan Mednard.
HCC will hold an open house for prospective students on Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., in HCC’s Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.
HCC's Dental Hygiene Clinic will host Sealant Saturday on March 30, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., in the Career Programs Building on HCC’s main campus. During this free event, students from HCC’s Dental Hygiene Program will provide limited dental exams to children ages six to 16, to determine the need for dental sealants, thin plastic coatings painted in the groves of teeth to prevent tooth decay.
The STEMM Technical Middle College at HCC will offer a week-long Summer Bridge Program for area high school students interested in the STEM career field. The program is free for students grades nine through 12 and will be held June 24 to 28, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., on HCC’s main campus.
The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association will hold its 25th Annual Flower and Garden Show on Saturday, March 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, March 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the ARCC. More than 150 vendors will take part in the show, named as one of the area’s premier events.
The Registered Nursing Program at Hagerstown Community College has been ranked number two in the state of Maryland, by RegisteredNursing.org. This ranking included both university and community college nursing programs.
HCC will hold a special information night for students interested in HCC’s ESSENCE Early College Program on Tuesday, March 5, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., in the Career Programs Building, rooms 210 to 214. The ESSENCE Program allows students to earn college credit while still attending high school.
HCC students Katie Kriner, Chloe Hadley, and Madeline Miller, all of Hagerstown, were recently awarded athletic scholarships from the Home Builders Association of Washington County, Inc. (HBAWC). The HBAWC scholarship was established in April of 1998 and is an endowed scholarship donated from the proceeds of the home shows held in the Athletic, Recreation and Community Center (ARCC) on HCC’s main campus.
HCC will begin another summer of College for Kids programming on June 17. Registration is now open for week-long courses that cover a variety of exciting subjects for students in elementary grades through high school. Of the nearly 100 camps offered, more than 25 are new this summer. Camps are led by highly qualified instructors in small class settings with an emphasis on hands-on, interactive learning experiences.