Harford Dance Theatre Presents Kinetic Canvas: Vincent Van Gogh

The Starry Night Van Gogh 1889
Harford Dance Theatre will present Kinetic Canvas: Vincent Van Gogh on Friday, August 3 at 8 PM and Saturday, August 4, at 6 PM in the Chesapeake Theater at Harford Community College.

The Kinetic Canvas series returns with an original dance theater production inspired by Post-Impressionist artist Vincent Van Gogh. This innovative performance takes the audience on a journey through the eyes of Van Gogh, with a heightened view of the natural world, exploring radiating light and powerful expressionism.

An hour before each performance, audience members are invited to an informative discussion on Van Gogh and Post-Impressionism presented by Jeff Ball, Associate Professor of Visual, Performing and Applied Arts at Harford Community College.

Tickets are $12 to $16 at LIVEatHarfordCC.com, the HCC Ticket Office in the Chesapeake Center, or 443-412-2211.

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Harford Community College Employee Leanna Gefrich Receives Champions for Children and Youth Award

The 6th Annual Harford County Champions for Children and Youth Awards ceremony took place on Friday, June 22, at Harford Community College’s Chesapeake Center. Leanna Gefrich, Coordinator for Youth Programs at the College was one of the recipients of the Champion for Children awards. This award, presented by the Harford County Department of Community Services Local Management Board, honors those who have made a major contribution in Harford County to help improve the lives of children and young adults through the age of 21. Introductory remarks expressing appreciation for all those who have made a difference in children’s lives were made by Kevin Keegan, Chair of the Harford County Local Management Board.

From a flourishing summer camps program to the College’s Fine Art Academy to her commitment to Destination Imagination, Leanna is truly deserving of this honor. As Coordinator for Youth Programs, Leanna has led Harford Community College in offering a wide array of youth camps, programs, and classes to youth in this community from preschoolers through high school. Youth courses have over 4,200 enrollments per year in 340 course sections.

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Harford Community College Holds 6th Completion Ceremony for CORE Leadership Program

Eight local professionals were presented with certificates on May 24 at the University Center in Aberdeen after completing Harford Community College’s CORE Leadership program which focuses on professional leadership development for established leaders.Eight local professionals were presented with certificates on May 24 at the University Center in Aberdeen after completing Harford Community College’s CORE Leadership program which focuses on professional leadership development for established leaders.

This 10-week program was designed specifically for mid- to senior level managers. Modeled after the Harford Leadership Academy (HLA), CORE Leadership is a highly interactive program designed to enhance the skills of local leaders. Participants are expected to have experience managing people and processes, a track record of increasing leadership responsibility, and a desire to pursue leadership excellence. Participants are challenged to further build their leadership skills and understand how their natural style can be honed for greater success in their work and personal life. CORE Leadership is also intended to provide new methods and strategies to confront challenges in the workplace. Each of the 10 weekly sessions focuses on a different aspect of leadership, including a Gettysburg Battlefield tour which focuses on leadership during crisis.

The CORE Leadership facilitators and lead instructors are Scott Walton (founder of Velocity Performance Apparel) and David Litterello (Business Intelligence Manager at Siemens Healthineers). Partnering with invited guest presenters, they led participants through a variety of key topics and exercises to promote understanding and use of best practices.

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CORE Leadership Program Participants pictured are: front row, left to right: Kim Parks-Bourn, Donna Burdette, and Dwayne Adams; back row, left to right: Josh Fenwick, Karl Tessing, Theresa Hartman, Will Reiber, and Terry Trouyet.

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
(410) 974-8117 | www.mdacc.org

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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