January 2020

Classes Offered in Edgewood

Did you know you can now take select credit courses as well as noncredit classes at the Edgewood Branch of the Harford County Public Library?
Credit Classes in Edgewood
begin January 21:
  • Principles of Marketing
  • English Composition
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Intro to Sociology

Click here for more info on credit classes, or call 443-412-2109.
Noncredit Classes in Edgewood:

  • Construction Industry Workshops
  • Adult Literacy Programs
  • Computer Certifications and Test Prep Classes
  • Maryland Basic Boating Certificate

For more info on noncredit classes at Edgewood, call 443-412-2376.
Classes at APG, Too!

Harford also offers several credit classes at APG. For more info, call 443-412-2100 or email APG@harford.edu .. Click here to view the list of classes offered.
STEM Day
Saturday, February 1 | 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Aberdeen Hall

Harford Community College Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) students and future STEM students (high school-age) are invited to participate in HCC’s 2020 STEM Day. Learn about our STEM programs, view student and faculty projects and research, and hear topical presentations. Click here for more info.

EVENTS & PERFORMANCES
On Stage
CHRIS JANSON
Real Friends Tour
Co-Presented by APGFCU Arena
and WXCY
Saturday, January 11 | 7:30 p.m.
APGFCU Arena

Breakout country star Chris Janson is a platinum-selling recording artist and award-winning singer/songwriter. The three-time CMA nominee has had two No. 1 singles that place him among country music greats. Tickets
PETE THE CAT
Theaterworks USA
Friday, January 24 | 7 p.m.
Amoss Center

Based on the popular series, join Jimmy and Pete the Cat on a new musical adventure of friendship, all the way to Paris and back in a VW bus! Tickets
NO EXIT
By: Jean-Paul Sartre (Translated by Peter Bowles)
Presented by the HCC Actors Guild
February 7, 8, 14 & 15 | 8 p.m.
February 16 | 3 p.m.
Blackbox Theater

In this masterpiece of existential tragedy, two women and a man are locked up together for eternity in one hideous room in Hell with no exit. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Adult themes Tickets

THE CARPENTERS TRIBUTE
Featuring Michelle Whited
Saturday, February 15 | 7:30 p.m.
Amoss Center

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the love songs of the Carpenters, performed in a stunning reproduction of the popular singing duo of the 70s and early 80s. Tickets
Musical Notes
Sunday Afternoon Concert Series:
SUN-A PARK CELEBRATES BEETHOVEN
Sunday, January 26 | 3 p.m.
Joppa Recital Hall

HCC studio faculty pianist Sun-A Park, who has received international recognition in several competitions, celebrates the year of Beethoven’s 250th birthday.
ARTS FEST AT HARFORD
COMMUNITY COLLEGE
A Sunday Afternoon of Music and Fine Art
(Formerly known as The Winter Doldrums)
Sunday, February 9 | 3 p.m.
Chesapeake Theater and Student Center

Enjoy the HCC music faculty in their annual concert, followed by the Art + Design faculty and staff annual art exhibit. Cap the afternoon off with a reception featuring hot jazz, cool drinks, and tasty treats. Tickets
for these shows and our entire 2019-2020 season
Exhibits

2020 ANNUAL ART + DESIGN FACULTY & STAFF EXHIBITION
January 20 – February 21
Chesapeake Gallery, Student Center

Art + Design faculty and staff present their annual exhibit of drawings, paintings, sculpture, photographs, digital art, and ceramics.
Just for Kids
This summer, ignite their imagination.
Camp Curiosity

What do circus stunts, drones, baking and sports have in common? You'll find them all at Camp Curiosity 2020! Registration opens on January 20 but we've already posted the summer schedule so you can start planning ahead. Click here for more information.
New at Harford!
Just for Homeschooled
Students
Art Studio for Kids
Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m. | 3/24-4/28

Theatre for Kids
Fridays, 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 3/27-5/1

Art Studio for Teens
Tuesdays, 10-11 a.m. | 3/24-4/28
Theatre for Teens
Fridays, 2:30-3:30 | 3/27-5/1

Basic Essay Writing
Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. | 3/25-4/29

Plus Fitness Training for Teens and Physical Education for Kids and Teens
Information: Kelly Pulaski at kpulaski@harford.edu or 443-412-2191
Start the New Year Off With a Great Workout!

Zumba Gold
Mondays & Wednesdays | 6 p.m. | 1/6-2/10
A safe and effective total body workout for the active older adult with the same exciting Latin and international dance rhythms as Zumba!

Indoor Cycling
Tuesdays & Thursdays | 6:30 p.m. | 1/7–2/27
An indoor ride designed to provide you with the optimum in fat burning, endurance, and strength building.

Barbells
Mondays | 4 p.m. | 1/13-4/27
Use bars and plates to isolate and define major muscle groups, stabilize the core and train the cardiovascular system.

Slow Flow Vinyasa Yoga
Tuesdays | 8 a.m. | 1/14-5/12
Enjoy the benefits of practicing basic yoga poses to create a well-balanced mind and body.

Click here for class details and our complete list of fitness classes.
Education News
Become a
Certified Nursing Assistant

If you’re interested in pursuing a Nursing Assistant certification (CNA) and starting your healthcare career, spots are still open for the class beginning January 22. The best part? Local employers are waiting to hire our students and scholarship money is available to those who qualify. Call 443-412-2317 for info or to register. 
Connection Day:
EXERCISE SCIENCE
Friday, January 24 | 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

If your career aspirations include physical therapist, personal or athletic trainer, or kinesiologist, and you're a high school junior or senior, Harford's Exercise Science Connection Day is for you. Spend half a day on campus learning about Harford’s A.S. degree in Exercise Science, talking to students and faculty, and participating in interactive workshops. Learn more and register here.
College Promise
Info Night
Thursday, February 6 | 7 p.m.
Edgewood Hall, Rm. 132

There's been a lot of talk about Maryland College Promise and free college, yet so many who are eligible don't apply. Get the facts. At College Promise Info Night, we’ll sort through resources, eligibility, and the application process, with lots of time for Q&A. Open to parents, students and community members. RSVP to collegepromise@harford.edu
FAFSA FEBRUARY is Almost Here

Interested in receiving aid for college? Filling out the FAFSA is ALWAYS the first step—and we're here to help you do it! On Mondays (February 3, 10, 17 & 24) and Thursdays (February 13 & 20), financial aid specialists will be available in the Student Center, Room 243 to help you complete your 2020-21 FAFSA. Hours are 4-7 p.m. but you must arrive by 6:15 p.m. to begin.

Call 443-412-2257 or email finaid@harford.edu to RSVP and get a list of paperwork you will need to complete the form.
SAVE THE DATE!
Learn about
Dual Enrollment Options
for your high school student.
Wednesday, February 26 | 4:30-8:30 p.m.
Chesapeake Center

Enrolling in the Dual Enrollment program while still in high school can put your child on the road to future college success and save you money. Learn about options for completing classes (in high schools or on campus), tuition and how the payment structure works, and how credits are applied to high school and/or college transcripts. HCPS, homeschool, and private school families are welcome!
Travel With HCC
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Washington, DC
Monday, February 10

Learn about the richness and diversity of the African American culture in this incredible museum. Enjoy lunch on your own in the Sweet Home Café, with various traditional African American cuisine options!
United States
Holocaust Memorial Museum
Washington, DC
Monday, February 10

This internationally acclaimed museum tells the story of the Holocaust through artifacts, films, photos, and oral histories.
Click here for complete details about these and other upcoming trips.

Questions? Contact Lisha Sturgill at 443-412-2175 or lsturgill@harford.edu.
Invitation to Harford County Leaders:
HLA Applications Due Soon!

Interested in taking your leadership skills to the next level? The Harford Leadership Academy is seeking current and emerging leaders to be part of a committed, involved, and diverse network within the county. Applications accepted through January 17. Click here for more information.
Now Accepting Distinguished Alumni Award Nominations

Harford Community College is very proud of its alumni. The Distinguished Alumni Award honors the achievements of our former students and recognizes an alumnus who has excelled in the following areas:
  • Outstanding success and distinction in their chosen field/profession
  • Commitment to the community and charitable outreach
  • Continued interest in and service to Harford Community College

Previous award recipients are Kristy Breslin Klevinsky, David & Diane Dixon, Charles H. Jacobs, Jr., Ann B. Ramsay, Chuck Boyle, and Dr. Patricia Thompson.
 
Click here to download the nomination form. Submission deadline is February 28, 2020.
Together We Can Make The Lives of Our Students Better

Many times our students, who have checked all of the boxes for admissions, advising and enrollment, find they have one more hurdle before they begin their journey of learning and exploration. That hurdle is a financial one. Your gift to The Harford Owl Fund removes this obstacle and starts our students down a pathway to make a positive impact in the world. 

Help empower our students to grow, achieve, inspire and contribute with a gift to The Harford Owl Fund today. Donate online at www.harford.edu/annualfund
Harford Athletics
Check Out a Game
at Harford!

Fighting Owls Basketball Home Schedule
January 3 | 7 p.m. vs. Delaware Tech (Men)
January 6 | 7 p.m. vs. Richard Bland (Men)
January 13 | 7 p.m. vs. Rowan Burlington (Men)
January 17 | 5 & 7 p.m. vs. Garrett (Doubleheader)
January 24 | 5 & 7 p.m. vs. Southern Maryland (DH)
January 29 | 5 & 7 p.m. vs. Montgomery (DH)
February 1 | 2 & 4 p.m. vs. Cecil (DH)

For additional info regarding
Harford Athletics, click here .  

Help Wanted
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