Scotty McCreery will perform at APGFCU Arena in October

ScottyMcCreery HomePgBannerCountry music's award-winning singer Scotty McCreery is hitting the APGFCU Arena stage at Harford Community College. Tickets, which start at $25, go on sale on Friday, July 20. The concert is scheduled for Saturday, October 6, at 7:30 PM; doors open at 6 PM.

McCreery recently saw his song “Five More Minutes” become his first No. 1, Platinum-certified hit. The song, inspired by the passing of his paternal grandfather, is featured on his recent album Seasons Change, which was his fourth consecutive album to debut at No. 1 on a Billboard chart.

The North Carolina native has sold more than three million albums since winning American Idol in 2011. He made history when he became the youngest male artist of any genre, and the first country music artist to have his debut album enter at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. His album Clear as Day became the best-selling solo album released by a country artist that year. The album was certified Platinum for sales of one million units in just 13 weeks, and included the Platinum-certified singles “I Love You This Big” and “The Trouble With Girls.”

McCreery won the New Artist of the Year award at the Academy of Country Music Awards and received the CMT Award for Breakthrough Video of the Year for “The Trouble With Girls” in 2012. He received his first BMI Award in 2015 for co-writing his Platinum-certified hit “See You Tonight,” which was named One of the Top 50 Country Songs in 2015.

McCreery recently married his high school sweetheart in June. His proposal was the inspiration for his current hit “This is It,” which is rising up the country music charts.

Tickets will be available at www.apgfcuArena.com, the HCC Ticket Office in the Chesapeake Center, or 443-412-2211. All venues are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Patrons requiring special seating arrangements may purchase accessible seating online at tickets.harford.edu or by calling the HCC Ticket Office at 443-412-2211.

Harford Dance Theatre Presents Kinetic Canvas: Vincent Van Gogh

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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 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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