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NEWS
June 8, 2008
FREDERICK, Md. - Bachelor's and master's degrees were awarded to 538 graduates at Hood College on May 17. The following Washington County students earned degrees: ยท Master of Science Boonsboro: Selwyn M. Jones Fairplay: Kevin Dwayne Brand Hagerstown: Nicole Hoffman, Maureen Skidmore Jones, Angela Lynn Knapp Keedysville: Christopher Sean Bittner, Stephanie Elaine Bittner Rohrersville: Christina L. Hammer-Atkins ...
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NEWS
October 10, 2005
FREDERICK, Md. - College students interested in learning about and traveling to coastal environments from the Florida Keys to the Chesapeake Bay watershed in the Maryland, Virginia and Delaware area may enroll in a program offered by Hood College. The 10-week, 16-credit Coastal Studies Semester begins in January and is open to undergraduates at Hood College and students at other colleges and universities who want to study coastal environments. After an introduction in class at Hood, students will travel to Seahorse Key in the Gulf of Mexico, a marine laboratory established by the University of Florida for the purpose of studying coastal biotic resources on and around the island.
NEWS
by TARA REILLY | October 21, 2002
tarar@herald-mail.com Starting in fall 2003, Hood College in Frederick, Md., will allow men to live on campus for the first time in the school's 109-year history. The college's Board of Trustees voted unanimously Thursday for the change. Dave Diehl, director of communications and public relations, said the move will enable Hood to increase student enrollment. "We will better serve the Frederick community and the region by opening the college to men," Diehl said.
NEWS
May 12, 2004
South Hagerstown basketball standout Jesse Gutekunst - who improved immeasurably over his final two seasons with the Rebels - will take his game to Hood College this fall.Gutekunst, a 6-foot-8 center who averaged double figures in points and rebounds in both his junior and senior seasons with South, is a much-needed boost to Hood's inside game. "He gives us something we didn't have last year, and that's size," Hood coach Tom Dickman said. "He's got good hands, he can score and he's tough to score on defensively.
NEWS
July 25, 2008
Devin Gaither is a multimedia artist whose works are on display at the Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery Inc., at 4 W. Franklin St. in Hagerstown. The gallery hosted her first public showing June 28, and according to gallery founder Ron Lytle, it was one of the most successful ever in terms of pieces sold. Gaither, who turns 19 this month, is a 2007 graduate of Williamsport High School. She attends Hood College, where she has a double major in studio art and English and a double minor in piano performance and Medieval studies.
NEWS
by ANDREA ROWLAND | October 5, 2003
andrear@herald-mail.com FREDERICK, Md. - Alaska native Craig Callender grew up in a state where the male to female ratio is 8:1. That table turned when he moved to Hood College in Frederick. Callender is among 43 men in a residential student population of 455. Hood began allowing men to live on the campus this fall for the first time in the 110-year history of the private college. The decision was expected to bolster revenue in the face of dwindling enrollments - the vast majority of female undergraduates today attend coed schools - and to add more diversity to the classroom and residential experience.
NEWS
September 24, 1997
FREDERICK, Md. - The Hood College Department of Biology will present a lecture titled "pfiesteria piscicida: A Threat to the Chesapeake?" at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1 in Campus Commons in the Whitaker Campus Center, Hood College, Frederick. Dr. Daniel E. Terlizzi, water quality specialist at the Sea Grant Extension Program at the University of Maryland, will present thelecture, which is free and open to the public. For more information, call 1-301-696-3660 or 1-301-696-3800.
NEWS
May 25, 2005
On April 21, St. Mary Catholic School teacher Tina Forsythe received the Teacher Excellence Award from the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Forsythe has been a Catholic school teacher for four years. She earned a bachelor's degree in special education from Hood College in Frederick, Md., and teaches first grade. Pictured with Forsythe above is Superintendent of Catholic Schools Ronald J. Valentini.
NEWS
November 2, 2008
WOMEN'S SOCCER Hood 1, Stevenson 0 STEVENSON, Md. -- Sixth-seeded Hood College defeated No. 3-seed Stevenson 3-1 in a shootout to break a scoreless tie and advance in the quarterfinals of the Capital Athletic Conference tournament. Rachelle Buhrman made 16 saves for Hood (10-7-2).
EDUCATION
May 21, 2012
The Washington County Retired Educational Personnel Association recentlly awarded $1,000 Nellie and Lake Lytton Scholarships to six local students. Scholarship recipients were Christina Dunlop, Mount St. Mary's University; Kayla Grout, Towson University; Sally Johnston, Hood College; Heather Butts, Salisbury University; Samantha Metz, Frostburg State University; and Ralph Weaver, Shepherd University.
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