September 2020
HCC's Plan to Reopen Campus provides for online-only instruction for most fall 2020 semester classes, with the exception of some courses with a clinical, lab, or hands-on learning component. Read the full plan here. We'll continue to focus our efforts on supporting our students, our employees, and our community.
Be well and stay safe, Harford County!  
Upcoming Events
State Financial Aid and College Promise
Wednesday, September 23 | 5:30–7 PM

Learn everything you want to know about Maryland State financial aid, including the College Promise Scholarship and "free college tuition." This presentation is part of our community outreach and is open to all parents and students, regardless of where they will attend college. RSVP here.
Adult Literacy
Advising Sessions 

Harford’s Adult Literacy Department announces upcoming advising dates for students looking to improve their reading and writing skills, prepare for their GED, or develop their English as a Second Language skills. Click here for Adult Basic Education or pre-GED advising dates or here for English as a Second Language dates.
Save the Date!
Screech’s Virtual
Night Owl 5K    
Presented by: APG Federal Credit Union
Friday, October 23 | Saturday, October 24  

Join our virtual run and support Harford Community College's student athlete scholarships! Even though the 2020 athletic calendar looks different this year, our student athletes are still at the top of their game in their studies and need scholarship support now more than ever. Show your Fighting Owls spirit and save the date for this virtual run! For more information, click here.  
Virtual Learning at HCC 
Fall Classes at Harford 

Now’s the perfect time to boost your career, earn a certificate or degree, or learn something new! The pandemic may have changed our course delivery, but it hasn’t changed the quality of our classes or the opportunities they provide. As always, Harford is here for you. And we hope you’ll join us online this fall! Click here view our online schedule of classes. 
Just for Homeschool Families 

Looking for a way to supplement your curriculum? We have some options we know you’re going to love. Join us for virtual classes in art, theater, language arts, and fitness. Click here to view a list of classes, dates, and times. Click here to register. For more information, contact Kelly Pulaski at kpulaski@harford.edu
Classes for Kids 

This summer, Camp Curiosity Online got some rave reviews from our participants. Want to see why? Check out our fall virtual classes just for kids in art, cooking, and more! Click here for a complete list of dates and times. To register, click here.


Community Ed Classes 
Enrich Yourself

Learn a new language, immerse yourself in a history lecture, discuss a book, or learn how to write one!  

To register, click here.
 
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind 

There’s no better time than now to take care of YOU! Get in shape, learn to belly dance, or focus on your health and wellness!  

To register, click here.
Take an Amazing Ride Through
Longwood Gardens   

We miss traveling with you on our bus tours! Got three minutes to relax and kick back? Here’s a beautiful “flight” through our neighbor to the north, Longwood Gardens. A talented drone pilot and crew put together a lovely video that left us feeling Zen; hope it leaves you calm and peaceful, too. See you on the bus again someday soon, we hope! “Fly away” here!
Virtual Event at Harford
Virtual Exhibition
Works by Desmond Beach
& Elizabeth Miller
Chesapeake Gallery
September 8 – October 31

The Chesapeake Gallery welcomes two artists from the Baltimore / Washington area. Their work deals with issues of racism in our country, as well as current and historical events surrounding the African American experience. Both artists create in a variety of mediums, including performance, drawing, sculpture, digital, fiber, installation, and photography. Images and videos will be available through our Facebook page and website beginning September 8.
Good News at HCC
Harford Receives Grant
to Help Residents
Return to Work  
 
The College received $477,265 in Governor’s Emergency Education Relief funds to provide workforce development training and continuing professional education for government or industry-required certifications or licenses, particularly to those who lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more about what the grant offers, such as scholarships and stipends, and the eligible skills training programs available at Harford, click here.
ELC to Reopen!

The Early Learning Center Preschool will reopen on September 14 for full-day preschool only, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The number of students will be limited and CDC and Maryland State Department of Education guidelines will be followed to ensure that children and staff are kept safe. Currently registered families will have priority, with new families welcome as space permits. For more information, contact ELC Manager Jen Eder at jeder@harford.edu or visit www.Harford.edu/elc
WHFC 91.1 FM Partners with Maryland Public Television  
 
HCC’s radio station WHFC 91.1 FM has announced a groundbreaking partnership with Maryland Public Television. MPT’s award-winning public affairs programs “State Circle” and “Direct Connection,” both hosted by veteran journalist Jeff Salkin, join WHFC’s lineup, bringing listeners local, current, and relevant news and information. Audio of “State Circle” airs each Monday at noon, with “Direct Connection” airing Tuesdays at noon. In addition, both will stream at www.whfc911.org. Additional program sharing is being considered for 2021. Learn more here.
Faculty Member Ben Fisler Uses His Acting Chops 

Prince George's Shakespeare in the Parks 
The Tragedy of Macbeth, King of Scotland by William Shakespeare 
Audio drama produced by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation, Arts and Cultural Heritage Division, with support from the Maryland State Arts Council. 

Ben Fisler, Associate Professor in our Arts and Humanities Division, is featured as the Porter, First Murderer, and Lennox. Listen to this engaging and dramatic audio drama here or here. Let us know what you think—we would love to hear your feedback! 
HCC Staffer Earns
Five-Star Award 

The Susquehanna Workforce Innovation Partnership recently announced that HCC’s Pamela Karwowski, Director for Government, Contractor and IT Training, was one of their 2020 WIOA Five-Star awardees. Each year, the award recognizes those in Harford and Cecil Counties who make important and significant contributions to the region’s workforce system. Pam was nominated for her outstanding collaboration and service to the community, specifically for her work with the IT/cyber training program and not allowing a global pandemic to deter her in providing this resource.

Job Opportunities

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