February 2019
“Free" Community College
Isn’t Necessarily Free . . .
Learn more about the Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship program by attending the Information Night at Harford on Tuesday, February 5. We’ll help you sort through resources, requirements, eligibility, and the application process as well as provide ample time for Q&A; 7-8:30 p.m., Edgewood Hall, Room 132. RSVP to collegepromise@harford.edu. More info here .
Tickets are still available
for the
2019 Winter Wine Expo
presented by M&T Bank!

On February 17, 3-6 p.m., spend the afternoon sampling fine wine and delicious food from top area restaurants. Live music, a silent auction, TapSnap, and more add to the festivities! Purchase tickets here .

Event proceeds support the
Harford Community College Foundation and the Alumni & Friends Scholarship Association.
Seeking Nominees for HCC’s Distinguished Alumni Award

Established to honor the achievements of our former students, this award recognizes an alumnus who has achieved outstanding success and distinction in his or her chosen field or profession, demonstrated commitment to the community and charitable outreach, and has shown continued interest in and service to the College. The 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award was presented to David and Diane Dixon, pictured here .

Nominations are being accepted through February 28. The award will be presented during the College's Commencement ceremony on May 23. Download a copy of the award application  here .
Events and Performances at HCC
Taking Our Place in Politics Exhibit  
Thursday, February 7
Opening Reception: 1-5 p.m.
Curator Walk: 2 & 4 p.m.

This exhibit was inspired by the campaign for women’s suffrage in the United States, the 100th anniversary of the final pushes in the Senate for the 19th Amendment, and the ratification of women’s right to vote. Free admission; RSVP to 443-412-2539 or haysheighe@harford.edu. Information here.
BEGINNINGS: A Musical Valentine
Saturday, February 9

The ultimate tribute band plays the music of one of the greatest rock bands of all time – Chicago. Beginnings ’ musicians have toured and performed with artists as wide-ranging as Peter Frampton, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Brett Michaels and cover material from the entire
Chicago catalog. Tickets
THE WINTER DOLDRUMS: A Sunday Afternoon of Music & Fine Art
Sunday, February 10

Enjoy the HCC music faculty’s annual concert in the Chesapeake Theater, then stroll over to the Student Center for Art + Design faculty and staff’s annual art exhibit in the Chesapeake Gallery. Mingle with the musicians and artists at a reception featuring live jazz, cool drinks, and tasty treats. Tickets

Saturday, February 16

The Popovich Comedy Pet Theater is entertainment for the whole family, featuring the unique blend of comedy and juggling skills of former Moscow Circus veteran Gregory Popovich and his amazingly talented pets. The show has traveled to more than 20 countries and is currently in its sixth season in Las Vegas. Part of the BGE Family Series. Tickets
Fridays and Saturdays, February 8-16
Sunday, February 17

In a student production of this intelligent and playful new musical, the audience gets an inside look at the tough work of being a creative artist. Frequently hilarious, occasionally heartbreaking, and thoroughly inspiring, this love story celebrates individuality and creativity. Tickets

This year’s exhibition features a wide variety of media and conceptual artwork from the talented faculty and staff in the Art + Design program. A free closing reception, open to the public, will be held on Thursday, February 21, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Chesapeake Gallery, Student Center. More info here.

Wednesday, March 13

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

ATHENA Award Breakfast

HCC’s Foundation is honored to host the 2019 ATHENA Leadership Award Breakfast on March 1 at the Richlin Ballroom. Presented by The Daily Record, the ATHENA Awards recognize female leadership in our community. Purchase your tickets today in support of the eleven nominees and the ATHENA Leadership Scholarship at HCC. Event and ticket information
Save the Date
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 breakfast bar and lunch with locally-sourced food; a link for tickets can be found here. Information: Sharon Stowers, 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. Presented in partnership with University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health.

Get Ready for Summer!
Camp Curiosity (formerly HCC Kids) makes its debut with a reimagined program for kids pre-K through grade 9. They’ll have the opportunity to experience coding, circus performance, animation, skateboard building, fitness and more. Summer camp has never looked so good! Stay tuned as we finalize programs and dates. Info here.
Help Wanted!
Harford Community College has a variety of job opportunities currently available.   Check them out here.