Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The national debate bowl was swept by a team of four from AACC.
The Ethics Team for Anne Arundel Community College took first place in the 11th Annual Community College Ethics Bowl. Cleanly navigating around such touchy subjects as, whether failing to attribute sources is always plagiarism, whether rape jokes are ever ethical, and whether mothers and fathers should be entitled to paid maternity/paternity leave, the AACC team swept the competition, according to a press release. Representing the Anne Arundel team were: The team was coached by Kevin Murphy, an assistant professor in the Philosophy department. “I am very proud of all your enthusiasm, hard work and especially courage for taking on tough intellectual challenges,” Murphy told the team after the competition. The Ethics Bowl event challenges …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
A 12-member team from Anne Arundel is continuing its rise to fame in the world of cyber forensics.
Anne Arundel Community College's cyber forensics team beat out 20 other teams in a national competition that tested computer infiltration abilities. The 12-member team composed of AACC students includes: The team earned a regional placement in the 2013 National CyberWatch Center Mid-Atlantic Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) Finals, according to a press release from the community college. AACC's team along with seven others will compete this weekend in Laurel in the next round of the competition. The community college's team has regularly placed highly in the national competition. In 2012, they ranked as the best community college in the world, and placed 23rd overall in the Department of Defense's Cyber Crime Center's (…
Friday, April 5, 2013
O'Malley's supplemental budget will provide little for the county, if unchanged by Monday.
The supplemental budget proposed by Gov. Martin O'Malley for fiscal year 2014 includes money for Maryland colleges, a new "Gun Center" and the Towson baseball team, but not much particularly for Anne Arundel County, according to The Maryland Gazette. The gun center would help police enforce new gun laws. The $222 million supplementary budget also provides $125,000 for academic research of medical marijuana and sets aside $10 million to offset the effects of federal sequestration on the state, according to the report. This comes as Anne Arundel County Community College is increasing tuition to make up for a budget deficit, while the county's libraries are closing early to reduce hours, reports The Gazette. For the full story, follow this …
Monday, March 11, 2013
The event is set for March 13 from 6-8 p.m. at the AACC David S. Jenkins Gymnasium on the Arnold campus.
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Friday, March 8, 2013
Dawn Lindsay will serve on the governor's Workforce Investment Board.
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Friday, March 1, 2013
The expo at Anne Arundel Community College is designed to help kids explore their career options and discover the kinds of jobs that are available.
The 6th annual Career Exploration Expo, focused on students in middle and high school, is scheduled to kick off March 9 at Anne Arundel Community College. The expo, hosted by the 21st Century Education Foundation, is designed to help kids explore their career options and discover the kinds of jobs that are available today. Representatives from a variety of industries will be available, including: Students will also have the opportunity to learn about career preparation services available through Anne Arundel Community College. The event will take place Saturday, March 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Jenkins Gymnasium at Anne Arundel Community College's campus in Arnold.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Employees are slated for their first raises in four years under the new budget.
Anne Arundel Community College officials approved their latest budget for 2014, which includes $2 million in raises for employees—the first raises the college has doled out in more than four years. The college's Board of Trustees unanimously approved the 2014 budget at $113,485,000, an increase of $3.6 million over the 2013 budget. The increase is due in large part to $2 million in salary increases for faculty and staff, which trustees argued was vital to maintaining competitive pay in the regional college market. "It's been four years with no raises, and we feel that really is having a tremendous impact on our workforce," said AACC President Dawn Lindsay. During a presentation on the budget, officials outlined where AACC stood in relation…
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Last year's budget involved a tuition rate hike. How will college officials navigate this year's budget?
The leaders at Anne Arundel Community College will mull their 2014 spending plan on Tuesday at the Board of Trustees meeting. During last year's budget season, the college's Board of Trustees chose to raise its tuition rates to balance its budget and help compensate for a declining student population. AACC President Dawn Lindsay said the school's headcount had decreased in recent years, and had fewer students taking full-time course loads this year—likely as a result of the economic downturn. As a result, the college stands to take in $300,000 less in revenue this year than projected. Lindsay said they were analyzing what could be done to curb the trend and move forward. At a meeting in September, Trustee Arthur Ebersberger said raising …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Several agencies from across the county will meet at Anne Arundel Community College on Tuesday to discuss solutions to preventing tragedies close to home.
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Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Coming off of a loss, AACC's team started slow but fought their way back.
The following article was submitted to the Broadneck Patch by Duane Herr, physical education and athletic assistant at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC). The Anne Arundel Community College men's basketball team hosted Cecil College over the weekend and despite their resilience lost the game 82-94. Cecil, who began the season very strong, had just ended an 11-game losing streak and entered the game with an 11-14 overall record and 6-8 MD Juco conference mark. They came out of the gates hot and built a substantial lead early on in the game. The Pioneers (13-6, 5-8), coming off of a loss to a very good Baltimore City team, started slow but fought their way back. With a late first-half surge, AACC managed to tie the game 39-39 entering the…