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April 24, 2006

HCC lauded for online offerings



Hagerstown Community College's Center for Continuing Education was cited in March as one of the top 25 providers of online courses by ed2go, a national supplier of online training. HCC was ranked 21st out of 1,200 partners offering online classes.

"Online offerings from continuing education have become an important staple for the adult learner, as well as the corporate client," according to Jim Cannon, director of continuing education and extension services. "Through continuing education, we strive to constantly meet the learning and the lifestyle needs of today's adults to help them reach their potential."

HCC offers a variety of online classes for continuing education and academic credit, including new hybrid courses that provide students with a blend of online content and instructor-led activities.

Each month, the continuing education area offers more than 100 online courses covering a variety of topics.

For more information, send e-mail to learn@hagerstowncc.edu or go to www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned.

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'Guys and Dolls' on stage May 5, 6



Hagerstown Community College's Robinwood Players will perform the Broadway classic "Guys and Dolls" Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Kepler Theater.

Set in New York, Frank Loesser's "Guys and Dolls" tells the story of Sky Masterson, a professional gambler, and Sarah Brown, a missionary, who are brought together on a bet and end up falling for each other.

The cast of 15 includes Brett Smith of Williamsport as Sarah Brown, Ben Buhrman of Smithsburg as Sky Masterson and Nate Ladow of Hagerstown as Nathan Detroit, the man everyone is counting on to set up "The Oldest Established Permanent Floating Crap Game in New York."

Tickets cost $7 and are available in advance at the HCC Bookstore or at the door the evening of the event.

For more information, call 301-790-2800, ext. 271.

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