The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Blue Ridge Chapter held its “MockUp!” student design challenge on November 2 at Hagerstown Community College. This one-week design competition invited area graphic design students from Shepherd University, Frederick Community College, and HCC, to create a marketing design for a non-profit client, Building Veterans, of Brunswick.
Hagerstown Community College’s athletic teams will host the 18th annual “Turkey Trot” 5K run/walk/kids races and food/toy drive on Thanksgiving Day, November 22, on the HCC campus. Packet pick-up will start at 7:30 a.m., followed by the race start at 9 a.m.
Program information sessions for the STEMM (science, technology, engineering, math, medical) Technical Middle College at Hagerstown Community College will be held on Wednesdays, Nov. 14 and Dec. 5, at 4 p.m., in the Learning Resource Center, room 254.
The 35th annual Kris Kringle Holiday Craft Show will be held at Hagerstown Community College on Saturday, November 17, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, November 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Athletic, Recreation and Community Center (ARCC) on campus.
Anton Mayer and his business partner, John Schaffer, of Jupiter, Fl., recently made a $50,000 donation to the Hagerstown Community College Foundation, in memory of Anton’s wife, Dr. Lindette Mayer, who died after a battle with cancer, on October 12, 2018. She was 79 years old.
Hagerstown Community College students Luyen Doan and Stephen Lanham recently presented their work at the 25th National Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Principal Investigators’ Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. The conference was held by the American Association of Community Colleges, with support from the National Science Foundation, and brought together approximately 850 people to focus on the critical issues related to advanced technological education.
The regional Manufacturing Roundtable will meet this quarter at Washington County Technical High School on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 8 to 9 a.m.
As a student at Hagerstown Community College in 2014, Shane Heizer was able to secure an internship with Middletown Valley Bank. That internship continued after his graduation from HCC and, later, while he attended Loyola University Maryland.
Shiv Patel, 17, of Hagerstown, has been named a Shipley Regents Scholar through the University System of Maryland, and will begin his studies in the aerospace engineering program in January.
Justin Walters, of Williamsport, has been named the first recipient of the Sgt. Richard H. Good Scholarship at Hagerstown Community College. Walters, who is studying administration of justice, is receiving $1,200 to cover tuition expenses for the fall of 2018 and spring of 2019.