Seeking part-time faculty
Anne Arundel Community College is seeking part-time faculty to teach credit and noncredit courses. Qualified persons should have at least a master's degree or a bachelor's degree or certified technical expertise. Adjunct faculty recruitment fairs will be held at these times and places:
•5 p.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at the AACC Center for Cyber and Professional Training, 7556 Teague Road in Hanover, across from Arundel Mills mall. Check-in from 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; overview of the college, 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.; break-out rooms for departments, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
•8:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturday, May 11 at the Center for Applied Learning and Technology, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Check-in from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.; overview of the college, 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.; break-out rooms for departments, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Adjunct faculty members are needed for credit courses in accounting, biology and environmental science, business administration, computer technologies, economics, engineering, English and communications, health and wellness, health professions and technology, math, nursing, physical sciences, social sciences and world languages. The college also seeks adjunct faculty to teach lifelong learning courses, continuing and professional studies and business training through the Center for Workforce Solutions. Bring resumes. Before attending, download and complete an application at http://www.aacc.edu/employment/PTFacHome.cfm.
The Zonta Club of Annapolis is offering one $1,000 and two $500 scholarships for the 2013-2014 school year. The program is designed to assist women living in the county who are beginning or returning to college in 2013. To be eligible, applicants must be high school seniors who plan to enroll or current students enrolled full or part time at an accredited college, university or trade school. Applicants must complete an application and an essay describing motivations for the chosen area of study, career goals and additional information on nonacademic interests. For information or an application, email email@example.com or call 410-437-1145. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 15.
Anne Arundel Community College invites employers to participate in its internship program. Students from a broad range of disciplines want real-world experience and mentoring from leaders in business, industry, government and nonprofit agencies and organizations. For information on how the internships work or to offer an internship, contact the college's internship office at aacc.edu/foundation or aacc.edu/internships.
Through 2014, three Anne Arundel Community College nursing students will receive $3,000 scholarships through a program set up by Johns Hopkins HealthCare. The scholarships will benefit county residents enrolled in the college's registered nursing associate's degree program who demonstrate financial need as established by the AACC financial aid office. Information: 410-777-2203 or aacc.edu/finaid.
Tuition aid at AACC
Financial aid is available at Anne Arundel Community College. In addition, the college has a no-fee, interest-free payment plan that allows the cost of tuition to be spread throughout a term. Payment plans are available. For information about financial aid, call 410-777-2203 or go to aacc.edu/finaid. Students can also meet with a financial aid representative on a walk-in basis at the Arnold campus, Glen Burnie Town Center, AACC at Arundel Mills or the Fort Meade Army Education Center.
Barrett and Anne McKown of Edgewater have established a $25,000 scholarship fund at Anne Arundel Community College to help offset tuition and educational expenses of county residents who enroll in cyber-related studies. The couple set up the Barrett and Anne McKown Scholarship for Cybersecurity Study to allow contributions from the community. Preference will go to U.S. citizens living in Anne Arundel who are attending a cybersecurity studies program, are enrolled full time and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA. To apply: aacc.edu/aid/scholarships. Those interested in contributing to the fund or establishing scholarships can contact the AACC Foundation: 410-777-2515, firstname.lastname@example.org or aacc.edu/foundation.
Anne Arundel Community College's Bridge to Success program was recently named a winner in the community college category of the Digital Education Achievement Award. One of the aims of the program is to provide an introduction to subject matter and online learning for underserved populations, nontraditional students and those seeking higher education who are unsure of their readiness. Information: 410-777-1249.