Governor Larry Hogan signs landmark community college promise scholarship legislation

CCPromise HomePgBannerProgram earmarks $15 million in need-based tuition aid, more than doubles current funding levels.

Contact: Dr. Bernie Sadusky, Executive Director
Maryland Association of Community Colleges
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Annapolis, MD - With a flourish of his pen, Governor Larry Hogan today signed the milestone Near Completers and Maryland Community College Promise Scholarships bill (HB 16), which allocates $15 million per year in need-based tuition aid for eligible community college students. Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller and Speaker of the House Michael Busch joined Governor Hogan to sign the legislation that passed during the final ten minutes of the 2018 Maryland General Assembly session. The governor and presiding officers were joined by the bill’s lead sponsor, Delegate Frank S. Turner of Howard County, numerous other elected officials, presidents of several Maryland community colleges, and staff from the Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC).

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Man of Peace Concert of Remembrance

Benny RussellThe 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. taped on April 14, 2018 at HCC's Chesapeake Theater.

Benny Russell, local composer and adjunct music instructor, recently presented his original composition, Man of Peace Concert of Remembrance, in recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Chesapeake Theater.

The performance featured the Nova Ensemble (9-piece chamber group), the New Covenant UCC Ensemble featuring Leslie Casey-Blake on vocals, the Heritage Praise and Worship Choir under the direction of Jessica Nelson, and students of Harford Community College. WHFC's own Terry Trouyet was the Master of Ceremonies.

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