March 2019
Food, Farmers, and Community:
Opening the Dialogue

Saturday, March 16
8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Harford Community College
Edgewood Hall, Room 132
Learn from guest speakers about a variety of topics and discuss issues facing food producers and consumers in Harford County, the current state of Harford County's agriculture and food system, and the advantages of buying local. Re gistration fee is $10 and includes a breakfast and lunch buffet with locally-sourced food; a link for tickets can be found here. For more information, contact Sharon Stowers at sstowers@harford.edu or 443-412-2059.
Free Diabetes Prevention Program
Mondays, March 4-July 1
10-11 a.m.
Harford Community College
Darlington Hall
If you have prediabetes or are at risk for type 2 diabetes, join “Prevent T2,” a lifestyle change program proven to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Call 800-515-0044 and select option 1 for info or to register. Learn more about the program here.

Presented in partnership with University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health.
STEM Advising Night
Wednesday, March 6
6-8 p.m.
Darlington Hall, Room 202

Students interested in science, technology, engineering and/or math careers will have the opportunity to speak with faculty, staff, and other students from STEM majors at Harford. Students and parents will learn about majors, related careers, scholarship opportunities, and how classes will transfer to other colleges and universities in addition to planning for classes needed to complete their majors. To register, email stem@harford.edu .
New HCC Board of
Trustees Member

Governor Hogan appointed Christopher Payne to the College’s nine-member Harford Community College Board of Trustees. He was sworn in at the Harford County Courthouse on February 4, 2019 and will represent Councilmanic District A. Read more.

HCC’s Fighting Owls Women’s Basketball Team
Claims Fifth Straight Conference Title
The Harford Fighting Owls women's basketball team defeated the Baltimore City Panthers 92-55 to clinch their fifth straight Maryland Junior College Conference Championship. Up next: Harford moves on to the Region 20 Division I Championship, where they will once again meet Baltimore City. The game will be played at HCC on Friday, March 1, 5 p.m.   Info here
Travel With HCC  
Let curiosity take you someplace new! HCC has some exciting bus trips coming up; limited seats are available, so register today.
Sight and Sound Theatres: Jesus
Lancaster, PA
Friday, April 12

Each year, more than a million people from around the world experience the Bible brought to life on stage at Sight and Sound. Learn about one of the most famous people to walk the earth and the people whose lives he changed forever. Info here

Asheville and Cherokee,
North Carolina
June 4-8

Experience two of North Carolina’s amazing towns. In Cherokee, the Oconaluftee Indian Village preserves the Cherokee lifestyle and their tribal story via live demonstrations. In Asheville, discover the wonders of the Biltmore Estate, America’s largest home. Info here
Register here. Questions? Call 443-412-2175
Summer Camp, Reimagined

Camp Curiosity makes its debut with a reimagined program for kids pre-K through grade 9. The program reflects emerging interests, such as makerspaces and upcycling. We’ve also added more STEM and fine arts programs, Circus Camp – even a staging of Mary Poppins ! From explosive food creations to Pie in the Face Day, Camp Curiosity offers something for everyone. Registration opens March 18. Info here.
Events and Performances at HCC

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS
Wednesday, March 13, 7 p.m.
APG Federal Credit Union Arena at HCC


Enjoy their world famous ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry, and one-of-a-kind, high-flying family fun at the APGFCU Arena at HCC. Before the game, spend time with the Globetrotters for “Magic Pass,” shooting, trying out ball tricks, and getting autographs and photos . Tickets

GAME ON: Harford Has Talent
Thursday, March 14, 5-8:30 p.m.
Chesapeake Theater

Enjoy an entertaining evening of singing, dancing, comedy and drama! Event proceeds benefit the Winds of Leadership and the Maryland Center for the Arts. Tickets


Peg + Cat LIVE
Saturday, March 16, 3 p.m.
Amoss Center
For ages 3-6

Based on the Emmy-winning PBS Kids show, this totally awesome musical features wild comedy, countless favorite songs from the show, and Peg’s super coolest pal Ramone! Tickets


GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATS
Saturday, April 6, 3 p.m.
Amoss Center  

The Golden Dragon Acrobats feature electrifying acrobats, contortionists and jugglers, combining award-winning acrobatics and traditional dance with spectacular costumes and graceful artistry to produce art that transcends borders and culture. Tickets


Exhibit
Votes for Women:
Taking Our Place in Politics

The exhibit explores women's expanding role in politics, considers the changing understandings of civic virtue, and reveals difficult choices that political movements must make in pursuit of their goals, highlighting topics with a contemporary resonance.

A living history presentation on early women’s rights activists, a lecture on the history of suffrage in Maryland, a debate on the E.R.A., and a documentary on the activist Ida B. Wells round out March’s activities.  Learn more here.
Fighting Owls' Head Baseball Coach Joins IronBirds

HCC’s Manager for Athletic Facilities and Head Baseball Coach Tom Eller accepted a position with the Orioles organization as hitting coach for the Aberdeen IronBirds. While at Harford, Eller guided the baseball team to over 400 wins, five Region 20 Championships, and a trip to the NJCAA World Series. In addition, he was named Maryland JUCO Coach of the Year four times. Read more.
Help Wanted!
Harford Community College has a variety of job opportunities currently available.  Check them out here.