July 2020

Read HCC's Plan to Reopen Campus  here  as we continue to focus our efforts on supporting our students, employees, and community.
Be well and stay safe, Harford County!

July Events
Harford Community College Foundation's   
Summer Swing
Golf Tournament    
Monday, July 20  
Maryland Golf & Country Clubs  
Presented by Kollman & Saucier, P.A.    

Enjoy a little different kind of day with us this year in support of scholarships and programming for our students! We’re committed to providing a great event for our golfers and supporters with a Chick-fil-A breakfast sandwich, lunch on the turn, and a boxed crab cake dinner to go; giveaways, door prizes, and the chance to win a new car courtesy of Boyle Buick GMC; and drinks on the course. After a challenging spring, we just want to see you and do what we can to give back to the community that supports us no matter what. Player slots are selling quickly, so  register today!    
It's a Welcome to College Drive-Thru Pep Rally!  

Attention all incoming students and parents: Since you can't start classes on campus, we've planned a drive-thru pep rally to get you excited about your upcoming orientation and semester. There will be lots of giveaways to get your year off to a good start and some valuable information about student and parent orientations. Make plans to attend one of the dates below and save the date for orientation. Watch your mail for more information!

Tuesday, July 28 |    4-7 p.m. | APGFCU Arena Parking Lot at HCC
Wednesday, July 29 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Edgewood High School Parking Lot
Thursday, July 30 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | North Harford High School Parking Lot
Save the Dates for Virtual Orientations

New Student Orientation:   ​​
Tuesday August 11 | 3-5 p.m.  or  Thursday, August 13 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (Choose the date that works best for you!)

New Parent Orientation:  Monday, July 27 | 5-7 p.m.
Virtual Learning with HCC  
Camp Curiosity Online!

Our summer camps are in full swing, but there's still time to register; they're offered throughout the summer. Consider signing up with friends—it's a great way to keep the kids engaged and have a virtual playdate! Choose from baking, art, outdoor exploration, and more. Check us out.   
Stay Home. Stay Safe. Stay On Track.  

Have your fall academic plans been thrown into a tailspin? Our goal is to meet you where you are and keep you moving forward. Whether you're a current student, visiting from another college, or are looking for a new career path, let us help make your plans a reality! Fall classes begin August 24. Learn more.      
Remote K-12 Learning Sessions  

K-12 kids missed out on a lot over the past few months. Parents aren't always equipped with the knowledge or time to help those who are struggling. That's why we're piloting one-on-one online learning sessions for kids. Purchase 5, 10 or 15 hours of services and our trained learning assistants will get them back on track. Learn more.  
Ask Amy

Take an hour out of your day and get up to speed with programs that’ll boost your skill set and your resumé. Online instructor Amy Coyner will offer 30+ one-hour seminars in Word, Excel, Office 365, Teams, Outlook and PowerPoint. Classes are $49/person/class and include a recording of the session. View classes, dates and times  here .
Zumba Anyone?  

Come join our Community Ed Fitness Team's new summer online Zumba classes! Click  here  to see all of our summer offerings. Register online here . Call 443-412-2113 or email cgilcher@harford.edu for more details.
Are You Ready to Retire?

The Community Education Financial Investing Team is here to help you manage your financial future in retirement. Click  here  for class descriptions. Register online here . Call 443-412-2113 or email cgilcher@harford.edu for more details.

Virtual Events at Harford
The Mind of a Child  

See what happens when the innocence of childhood combines with the professional know-how of adults in this completely original work of theatre. When the pandemic forced the cancellation of the production, HCC's Student Actors Guild forged ahead with virtual rehearsals and recordings, homemade costumes, and skilled editing. The end result deserves a virtual round of applause! Watch  here .
Transitioning to
a Virtual Gallery  

Keep up to date on the Chesapeake Gallery's plans by following their  Facebook page . Events on the horizon include online exhibitions and showcases, artist talks, Q&A's, and much more. Stay tuned, stay healthy, and stay cultured, Harford! 
Announcements
Looking Ahead to Fall  
ELC Reopens in September

The ELC will reopen in September on a date yet to be determined. The number of students will be limited; CDC and Maryland State Department of Education guidelines will be strictly followed to ensure that children and staff are kept safe. Current registered families will have priority, with any new families welcome, space permitting. For more information, contact Early Learning Center Manager Jen Eder at  jeder@harford.edu  or visit  Harford.edu/elc
It's Never Too Late

Thinking about earning your GED ® ? Or know someone who wants to? Our free advising sessions in July will help you get started. See the complete list of advising dates here . F or more info and to register, e mail bejohnson@harford.edu .
HCC and the Harford County Community
Small Business Hotline
at Harford Community College

Business owners! Get info about important COVID-19 relief and back-to-business efforts. The Small Business Development Center’s hotline at 443-412-2237 has information on local, state, and federal back to business efforts  here .  
Have a Listen!

Did you know Harford's own radio station, 91.1FM WHFC, is still on the air and better than ever?! Music, interviews, variety shows this station crew keeps the varied programming going without missing a beat!  Listen LIVE now!    
Oral History Project to Document Pandemic Experience

In partnership with the Hays-Heighe House, HCC is documenting the College's COVID-19 pandemic experience with oral histories, images, written testimonials, etc., from students, employees, and county residents. If you’re willing to donate material and/or participate in a virtual oral history interview for this collection, please email  hcchistory@harford.edu .  

Job Opportunities
  Harford Community College has a variety of employment opportunities currently available. Check them out here .