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August 18, 2012
Hagerstown Community College will offer a free Saturday lecture series on Abraham Lincoln on Aug. 25, and Sept. 8 and 22 from 10 a.m. to noon, at HCC's Kepler Theater. On Aug. 25, historian and author Thomas Clemens will discuss “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War, Secession and Civil Liberties.” On Sept. 8, historian and author Roger Schwartz will discuss “Lincoln, the Founding Fathers and the Issue of Slavery.” On Sept. 22, Gettysburg National Park guide John Fitzgerald will discuss “There is No Fail Here - Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address.” “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition to American libraries, will open Aug. 25 at 9 a.m. in the lobby of HCC's Kepler Center.
NEWS
April 3, 2012
Washington County Free Library and the Maryland Symphony Orchestra will hold the second lecture in the 2012 Great Composers Lecture Series Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Maryland Symphony office, 30 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Erik Reid Jones will discuss Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. Jones is the director of Choral and Vocal Activities at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W.Va. He received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in choral conducting from the University of Maryland and his Master of Music degree from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
EDUCATION
April 14, 2012
Hagerstown Community College will present its annual Kreykenbohm lecture series Saturday, April 28, at 8 p.m., in the newly renovated Kepler Center on HCC's main campus. This year's lecture will feature New York Times Book Review author and award-winning poet Mary Jo Salter. Salter is an accomplished poet, essayist, lyricist and playwright, who has received numerous awards for her work. She has served as co-editor of The Norton Anthology of Poetry and serves as a professor and co-chairwoman of the writing seminars department at Johns Hopkins University.
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by ANDREW SCHOTZ | March 21, 2004
andrews@herald-mail.com After challenging teenagers to write about notable women, the Washington County Commission for Women is asking young authors to put down their pens and listen. Commission President Catherine Schoen said women who have succeeded in a variety of professions will be part of a Washington County lecture series for young people. "It's part of our duty to assist girls and women in the county, and role modeling is important to us," Schoen said. In May, a group of female state legislators is scheduled to come to Washington County as a group.
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April 8, 2009
Hagerstown Community College presents its annual Kreykenbohm lecture series on Monday, April 20, at 7 p.m., at Kepler Theater. The lecture series is named after Helen Kreykenbohm, a retired professor and former humanities division chair at HCC. This year's lecture will feature a retrospective of past lectures in honor of the 20th anniversary of Kreykenbohm's retirement. This year's guest speaker will be Dana Shoaf, editor of the Civil War Times and America's Civil War. Shoaf's lecture topic is titled, "When Worlds Collide: The Problems of Academics and Popular Civil War Magazines.
NEWS
June 13, 2008
This summer, Hagerstown Community College's Center for Continuing Education is offering a two-part lecture series on the great Celtic masterpieces of the Mabinogion at HCC's Valley Mall Center. "Mabinogion" is a term that is generally used to refer to the collection of ancient Celtic stories that date from the early 12th to the early 15th centuries. The lecture series is broken up into two separate sections, "The Four Branches," on Wednesday, July 16, and "The Mabinogion's Arthurian Connection," on Wednesday, Aug. 13. The first half of the series focuses on the four core stories that make up the Mabinogion collection, collectively known as the "Four Branches.
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April 14, 2010
Hagerstown Community College will present its annual Kreykenbohm lecture series Monday, April 19, at 7 p.m., at HCC's Kepler Theater. The lecture series is named after Helen Kreykenbohm, a retired professor and former humanities division chair at HCC. This year's guest speaker will be Herald-Mail columnist Tim Rowland. Rowland was hired by The Herald-Mail in 1985 and covered the Maryland General Assembly in Annapolis from 1990 through 1994 before becoming a full-time humor columnist.
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March 21, 2013
Hagerstown Community College will present its annual Kreykenbohm lecture series Thursday, March 28, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Kepler Center on HCC's main campus. This year's lecture will feature classical guitarist Candice Mowbray, who will speak about French guitar virtuoso Ida Presti. Presti is considered by many to be one of the greatest classical guitarists in history. Mowbray will discuss Presti's work and background and will also perform a selection of Presti's compositions.
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April 22, 2008
Kindermusik courses offered Hagerstown Community College's Center for Continuing Education is offering two Kindermusik courses at the Village at Robinwood. The courses are classes specially suited to help parents share music and communicate with their children. The first of the courses, "Peek-A-Boo! I Love You!" is intended for newborns and young children up to 18 months. The week-long program helps parents find new ways to say "I love you" to their infants through such things as American Sign Language, soap bubbles, blue-star sponges and parent-baby dances.
NEWS
July 28, 2002
FREDERICK, Md. - An expert in Roman archaeology and Latin literature was named the Sophia M. Libman National Endowment for the Humanities Professor at Hood College. During her three-year appointment, Genevieve Simandl Gessert of New Haven, Conn., will teach Latin I and II and interdisciplinary courses on the culture of ancient Greece and Rome, help plan the NEH Center for the Humanities lecture series at Hood and convene a teaching workshop each year. The teaching workshop will bring together faculty from Hood and Frederick Community College and scientists from Fort Detrick.
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March 21, 2013
Hagerstown Community College will present its annual Kreykenbohm lecture series Thursday, March 28, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Kepler Center on HCC's main campus. This year's lecture will feature classical guitarist Candice Mowbray, who will speak about French guitar virtuoso Ida Presti. Presti is considered by many to be one of the greatest classical guitarists in history. Mowbray will discuss Presti's work and background and will also perform a selection of Presti's compositions.
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ENTERTAINMENT
March 20, 2013
1. Something to flip over Gymkana Troupe from the University of Maryland will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Hagerstown Community College's Athletic, Recreation and Community Center, Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. $1 per person. Call 240-500-2225 or email hbbarnhart@hagerstowncc.ed u. 2. The Becks chat about books Maxine Beck and Marie Lanser Beck authors of The Royers of "Renfrew," historical novels set in the early 1800s, will present a program about how early Pennsylvania Germans celebrated Easter.
EDUCATION
August 18, 2012
Hagerstown Community College will offer a free Saturday lecture series on Abraham Lincoln on Aug. 25, and Sept. 8 and 22 from 10 a.m. to noon, at HCC's Kepler Theater. On Aug. 25, historian and author Thomas Clemens will discuss “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War, Secession and Civil Liberties.” On Sept. 8, historian and author Roger Schwartz will discuss “Lincoln, the Founding Fathers and the Issue of Slavery.” On Sept. 22, Gettysburg National Park guide John Fitzgerald will discuss “There is No Fail Here - Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address.” “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition to American libraries, will open Aug. 25 at 9 a.m. in the lobby of HCC's Kepler Center.
EDUCATION
April 14, 2012
Hagerstown Community College will present its annual Kreykenbohm lecture series Saturday, April 28, at 8 p.m., in the newly renovated Kepler Center on HCC's main campus. This year's lecture will feature New York Times Book Review author and award-winning poet Mary Jo Salter. Salter is an accomplished poet, essayist, lyricist and playwright, who has received numerous awards for her work. She has served as co-editor of The Norton Anthology of Poetry and serves as a professor and co-chairwoman of the writing seminars department at Johns Hopkins University.
NEWS
April 3, 2012
Washington County Free Library and the Maryland Symphony Orchestra will hold the second lecture in the 2012 Great Composers Lecture Series Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Maryland Symphony office, 30 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Erik Reid Jones will discuss Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. Jones is the director of Choral and Vocal Activities at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W.Va. He received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in choral conducting from the University of Maryland and his Master of Music degree from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
NEWS
September 9, 2010
Hagerstown Community College has partnered with a newly forming local opera group, the Hub Opera Ensemble, to present a performance of G.F. Handel's Ariodante Friday, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 26, at 2:30 p.m. at Kepler Theater. The ensemble cast includes singers with international, national and regional experience from the New York and Washington, D.C., areas. Members of the opera cast will participate in a two-part opera lecture series, offered through HCC's Continuing Education and Community Services Division.
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April 14, 2010
Hagerstown Community College will present its annual Kreykenbohm lecture series Monday, April 19, at 7 p.m., at HCC's Kepler Theater. The lecture series is named after Helen Kreykenbohm, a retired professor and former humanities division chair at HCC. This year's guest speaker will be Herald-Mail columnist Tim Rowland. Rowland was hired by The Herald-Mail in 1985 and covered the Maryland General Assembly in Annapolis from 1990 through 1994 before becoming a full-time humor columnist.
NEWS
April 8, 2009
Hagerstown Community College presents its annual Kreykenbohm lecture series on Monday, April 20, at 7 p.m., at Kepler Theater. The lecture series is named after Helen Kreykenbohm, a retired professor and former humanities division chair at HCC. This year's lecture will feature a retrospective of past lectures in honor of the 20th anniversary of Kreykenbohm's retirement. This year's guest speaker will be Dana Shoaf, editor of the Civil War Times and America's Civil War. Shoaf's lecture topic is titled, "When Worlds Collide: The Problems of Academics and Popular Civil War Magazines.
NEWS
April 3, 2009
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Dish restaurant, 213 W. Washington St., is offering a Community Livability lecture series. April's speaker will be Terry Holzheimer, director of economic development for Arlington County, Va. The event will be Sunday, April 19, at 5:30 p.m. Call 304-728-8464 for information.
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