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by WANDA T. WILLIAMS | February 21, 2005
HAGERSTOWN wandaw@herald-mail.com As the Tri-State area's need for medical care creates demand for more trained health-care providers, Hagerstown Community College is committed to producing competent graduates who can fill those jobs. And Carolyn Albright is ready to take the lead in preparing them. Albright, a former associate professor of nursing, recently was promoted to chair the college's division of health sciences and was named director of the college's nursing program.
NEWS
October 11, 2005
ANNAPOLIS - Dr. Guy Hohenhaus has been named state veterinarian and chief of animal health for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Hohenhaus will oversee Maryland's five animal health diagnostic laboratories, field inspectors and veterinarians. Hohenhaus is from a family of veterinarians. He was raised in Maryland and graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. degree in agriculture. He attended the University of Minnesota, where he earned a doctor of veterinary medicine degree, and later earned a master's degree in Public Health from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md. He is a Veterinary Corps Officer in the U.S. Army Reserves, who recently returned from his second deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
EDUCATION
July 5, 2012
The following area students were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at James Madison University:  Connor Arnone of Williamsport, who is majoring in marketing.  Angela Bernazani of Middletown, Md., who is majoring in psychology.  Katherine Binzer of Myersville, Md., who is majoring in international affairs.  Jennifer Biser of Thurmont, Md., who is majoring in interdisciplinary liberal studies.  Emily Bowman of Walkersville, Md., who is majoring in accounting.
NEWS
By ANDREW SCHOTZ | April 30, 2006
MARTINSBURG, W.VA. "She knows about this," U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd said Saturday after a ceremony dedicating a medical education center to his late wife, Erma. "She's in heaven today and she knows. " He had just finished addressing a rapt crowd at the Erma Byrd Health Professions Education Center, on the campus of City Hospital in Martinsburg, and he was shaking a long, waiting line of hands. The education center is the Eastern Division headquarters for the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, which is part of West Virginia University.
EDUCATION
February 9, 2012
RADFORD, Va. - Kelsy M. Rupp was named to the dean's list for the spring and fall semester at Radford University. She is pursuing a degree in dance with a concentration in ballet and a degree in psychology. Rupp graduated from Williamsport High School in 2010. She is the daughter of Diana M. Miller of Williamsport and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Miller Sr. of Williamsport. KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Reginald Dawson of Hagerstown graduated from Grantham University on Dec. 9. Dawson earned a Master's in healthcare administration with Distinction.
EDUCATION
September 17, 2012
Hagerstown Community College's dental-assisting program recently received accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, or CODA, and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.” “This accreditation is a significant step for our dental-assisting program,” said Angela Stoops, director of health sciences at HCC. “Students who graduate from an accredited program are eligible to sit for...
NEWS
January 1, 2013
In a recent Mail Call, an anonymous reader asked: “I'd like to donate my body to science. Could someone tell me who to get in touch with about this?” The Anatomy Board of Maryland is one possibility. The board's website says donors can get a form by calling 410-547-1222 or 1-800-879-2728 or writing to State Anatomy Board, Bressler Research Building, Room B-026, 655 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD 21201-1559. Anyone at least 18 years old is eligible. After a donor dies, a nursing home, hospital or attending doctor will contact the Anatomy Board, which will arrange to collect the body.
NEWS
Kate Coleman | June 28, 2012
The "American Dream" is alive and well in Hagerstown - in the person of Tuyen Tran. Some of you might know her as "Melissa," the skilled and gentle nail technician at Nail Palace & Spa in Hagerstown's North End. This spring, Melissa's husband, Dung "Danny" Hoang, mentioned to me that Melissa had thought about asking me for help with the speech she had been asked to give at her May 19 graduation. I knew Melissa was studying something in the pharmacology field at The George Washington University.
EDUCATION
September 24, 2012
ASHLAND, Ohio - Mike McMillan of Hagerstown is the starting cornerback for the Ashland University football team. The Eagles are off to a 4-0 start. On Saturday, the Eagles defeated Northern Michigan, 42-13. McMillan is majoring in sports management. He is the son of Judy Stone of Hagerstown. McMillan is a 2008 graduate of North Hagerstown High School. WILKES-BARRE, Pa.  - The following area students received degrees from Wilkes University at summer commencement: Lara Sandell of Shippensburg, Pa., Master of Science in education Patti Bethel of Mercersburg, Pa., Master of Science in education Mary Finucane of Chambersburg, Pa., Master of Science in education Stephen Schoenfeld of Waynesboro, Pa., Master of Science in education.
NEWS
September 14, 2011
Wilson College was named the fifth best value college in its category in U.S. News & World Report's 2012 “America's Best Colleges” issue, according to a news release from Wilson College. The issue will be on newsstands Sept. 20. Wilson ranked 11th overall for best college in the northern region. It held the 15th spot in that category last year, the news release stated. The examination included 74 colleges in the region. For the 11th straight year, Wilson has been honored as a best value college in the North and is named fifth in the category for regional colleges in the North.
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NEWS
January 1, 2013
In a recent Mail Call, an anonymous reader asked: “I'd like to donate my body to science. Could someone tell me who to get in touch with about this?” The Anatomy Board of Maryland is one possibility. The board's website says donors can get a form by calling 410-547-1222 or 1-800-879-2728 or writing to State Anatomy Board, Bressler Research Building, Room B-026, 655 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD 21201-1559. Anyone at least 18 years old is eligible. After a donor dies, a nursing home, hospital or attending doctor will contact the Anatomy Board, which will arrange to collect the body.
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NEWS
December 1, 2012
The Wilson College Board of Trustees on Saturday postponed a decision on whether to convert the school to a fully co-educational institution. The trustees, who met Friday and Saturday, agreed to reconvene Jan. 13 to vote on a series of measures aimed at restoring the college's fiscal health by significantly increasing enrollment and strengthening programs and facilities, according to a college news release. “This is an important decision that will affect the future direction of Wilson College, and the Board of Trustees takes this responsibility very seriously,” said John Gibb, chairman of the Board of Trustees.
EDUCATION
September 24, 2012
ASHLAND, Ohio - Mike McMillan of Hagerstown is the starting cornerback for the Ashland University football team. The Eagles are off to a 4-0 start. On Saturday, the Eagles defeated Northern Michigan, 42-13. McMillan is majoring in sports management. He is the son of Judy Stone of Hagerstown. McMillan is a 2008 graduate of North Hagerstown High School. WILKES-BARRE, Pa.  - The following area students received degrees from Wilkes University at summer commencement: Lara Sandell of Shippensburg, Pa., Master of Science in education Patti Bethel of Mercersburg, Pa., Master of Science in education Mary Finucane of Chambersburg, Pa., Master of Science in education Stephen Schoenfeld of Waynesboro, Pa., Master of Science in education.
EDUCATION
September 17, 2012
Hagerstown Community College's dental-assisting program recently received accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, or CODA, and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.” “This accreditation is a significant step for our dental-assisting program,” said Angela Stoops, director of health sciences at HCC. “Students who graduate from an accredited program are eligible to sit for...
EDUCATION
July 5, 2012
The following area students were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at James Madison University:  Connor Arnone of Williamsport, who is majoring in marketing.  Angela Bernazani of Middletown, Md., who is majoring in psychology.  Katherine Binzer of Myersville, Md., who is majoring in international affairs.  Jennifer Biser of Thurmont, Md., who is majoring in interdisciplinary liberal studies.  Emily Bowman of Walkersville, Md., who is majoring in accounting.
NEWS
Kate Coleman | June 28, 2012
The "American Dream" is alive and well in Hagerstown - in the person of Tuyen Tran. Some of you might know her as "Melissa," the skilled and gentle nail technician at Nail Palace & Spa in Hagerstown's North End. This spring, Melissa's husband, Dung "Danny" Hoang, mentioned to me that Melissa had thought about asking me for help with the speech she had been asked to give at her May 19 graduation. I knew Melissa was studying something in the pharmacology field at The George Washington University.
EDUCATION
February 9, 2012
RADFORD, Va. - Kelsy M. Rupp was named to the dean's list for the spring and fall semester at Radford University. She is pursuing a degree in dance with a concentration in ballet and a degree in psychology. Rupp graduated from Williamsport High School in 2010. She is the daughter of Diana M. Miller of Williamsport and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Miller Sr. of Williamsport. KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Reginald Dawson of Hagerstown graduated from Grantham University on Dec. 9. Dawson earned a Master's in healthcare administration with Distinction.
NEWS
September 14, 2011
Wilson College was named the fifth best value college in its category in U.S. News & World Report's 2012 “America's Best Colleges” issue, according to a news release from Wilson College. The issue will be on newsstands Sept. 20. Wilson ranked 11th overall for best college in the northern region. It held the 15th spot in that category last year, the news release stated. The examination included 74 colleges in the region. For the 11th straight year, Wilson has been honored as a best value college in the North and is named fifth in the category for regional colleges in the North.
NEWS
By ANDREW SCHOTZ | April 30, 2006
MARTINSBURG, W.VA. "She knows about this," U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd said Saturday after a ceremony dedicating a medical education center to his late wife, Erma. "She's in heaven today and she knows. " He had just finished addressing a rapt crowd at the Erma Byrd Health Professions Education Center, on the campus of City Hospital in Martinsburg, and he was shaking a long, waiting line of hands. The education center is the Eastern Division headquarters for the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, which is part of West Virginia University.
NEWS
October 11, 2005
ANNAPOLIS - Dr. Guy Hohenhaus has been named state veterinarian and chief of animal health for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Hohenhaus will oversee Maryland's five animal health diagnostic laboratories, field inspectors and veterinarians. Hohenhaus is from a family of veterinarians. He was raised in Maryland and graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. degree in agriculture. He attended the University of Minnesota, where he earned a doctor of veterinary medicine degree, and later earned a master's degree in Public Health from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md. He is a Veterinary Corps Officer in the U.S. Army Reserves, who recently returned from his second deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
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