September 5, 2011
Dance classes offered this fall This fall, the Continuing Education and Community Services Division at Hagerstown Community College will offer a variety of dancing classes for all ages and skill levels. Courses include "Ballroom Dancing - Beginning," "Swing Dancing - Beginning" and "Middle Eastern Dancing. " "Ballroom Dancing - Beginning" will be offered on Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 13 and ending Dec. 13. "Swing Dancing - Beginning" will be offered on Mondays from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m., beginning Oct. 10 and ending Oct. 31. "Middle Eastern Dancing" will be offered on Wednesdays from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., beginning Sept.
May 8, 2012
Sometimes, circumstances make putting your best foot forward extremely difficult. Very few people know that quite as well as Boonsboro senior Britton Beard. Before Beard became a football standout for the Warriors - helping lead them to a 10-2 record and their first playoff victory in a decade - he had to overcome being born with two severe clubfeet. “I remember the second surgery,” Beard said Tuesday at the 31st True Grit Awards at Fountain Head County Club in Hagerstown.
April 14, 2011
Hagerstown Community College's Continuing Education and Community Services Division will hold a one-day seminar titled, "Invest in Your Debt," Wednesday, April 20, from 6 to 9 p.m., at HCC's Valley Mall Center. Taught by Ray Goss, the seminar is intended to help participants learn how to pay off their consumer debts, including credit cards, car payments and student loans, in three years or less without refinancing and balance transfers. Participants are encouraged to bring a list of their debts with balances and monthly payments and a calculator to class.
May 20, 2011
Hagerstown Community College recently held its annual adult education commencement ceremony. The following students graduated from the General Educational Development and External Diploma programs. GED graduates Boonsboro — Ryan Hinkle, Amanda Moore Clear Spring — Joshua Jacobs Frederick, Md. — Pamela Clark Funkstown — Williams Williamson Jr. Hagerstown — James Ancell, Jasmine Armstrong, Andrew Austin, George Casper, Amanda Coller, Kimberly Cooper, Brook Crosby, Terria Deloso, Trey Dragenhart, Garrett Garns, Dennis Hadley, Jason Hall, Amanda Hovis, Daniel Hults, Linda Hurley, Eva Kelley, Faree Lambray, Alison Loveless, Dixie Moore, Sarah Otzelberger, Nicole Pagnotta, Jessica Rager, Cassandra Rivera, Kelsea Rohr, Beth Schildtknecht, Shelby Schroyer, Sydney Shaffer, Beverly Stitely, Christine Washington, Dena Wengert Hancock — Stephen Ray Keedysville — John Daugherty, Debra Hurley, Samantha Sheridan, Dennis Smoot, Donald Sottile Smithsburg — Shirley Crown, Nicholas Perras Williamsport — Kristi Alger, Wesley Harmon, Della Jackson External Diploma graduates Boonsboro — James Peck Fairplay — Andrea Ramirez Gapland — John Stipanovic Hagerstown — Cheryl Barklow, Donna Belair-Schaufele, Wendy Bitner, Batheea Brusch-Chambers, Tammy Crosten, Crystal Davis, Crystal Dodson, Samantha Ford, Kelly...
June 6, 2011
Hagerstown will make its way into homes across the state this month when Maryland Public Television highlights the city in its second installment of “Our Town.” Hagerstown and its surrounding attractions will be featured in the one-hour documentary that will air June 14 at 8 p.m., said Matt Rains, coordinating producer. The documentary will give people across Maryland an intimate look at the Hagerstown community, he said. From landmarks like Krumpe’s Do-Nuts, Gordon’s Grocery and the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts to lesser-known parts of the area, its people and its history, the documentary will show Hagerstown’s unique flavor and culture, Rains said.
September 30, 2011
A caregivers conference will be held from 8:30 to 11:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at Hagerstown Community College, Athletic Recreation Community Center (ARCC), off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. The seminar will focus on the unique challenges faced by individuals providing care to older persons with cognitive impairment. To register for the conference, call 301-790-2800, ext. 2236. The registration fee is $30 for health care professionals and $15 for caregivers. Deadline is Thursday, Oct. 6.
September 30, 2011
The Herald-Mail's Wisdom Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at Hagerstown Community College, Athletic Recreation Community Center (ARCC), off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. It is free to the public and will feature educational and informative exhibitors from a variety of organizations and businesses that provide products and services to our community.
December 21, 2011
Sean Maher, a web and multimedia instructor at Hagerstown Community College, competed in the 2011 Adobe Educators' Choice Awards. He was a runner-up in the category of Higher Education Digital Arts and Media. Educators submit projects, lesson plans, curriculum, presentations or tutorials for the contest. Maher's submission was a tutorial showing how to create a multi-page website using Dreamweaver's template system. His tutorial is available for viewing at www.you tube.com/watch?