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Make the Most of Your Summer!

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Here comes summer! Time to get out and play. This past year has been quite the challenge and everyone is ready to turn loose! While some may be getting away on vacation, others are looking for fun right in their own back yard! CCBC has many ways to let you activate your summer, because taking a class doesn’t always mean sitting behind a desk.

For instance, if you haven’t been as active as you might have liked, CCBC can get you moving. From Fit Camp with a high-impact, interval resistance and cardio training to Basic Belly Dancing which lets you simultaneously move and tone… it’s easy to match your style.

Maryland lawmakers are close to adding HBCU funding

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Capital News Service – In 2005, Towson University and the University of Maryland, Baltimore announced a joint Master of Business Administration program, despite the objections of nearby Morgan State University.

Morgan State, a historically Black college, argued that the program duplicated its own offering, and perpetuated a cycle of traditionally white institutions siphoning students away from historically Black ones — which, in turn, held up a history of segregation in education.

College athletes could be paid for endorsements under Md. bill

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A bill introduced in the Maryland General Assembly to protect college athletes has been named after former UMD football player Jordan McNair, who died in 2018 of heatstroke following an offseason workout with the UMD football team.

Capital News Service – College athletes could be allowed to profit off of their name, image and likeness, and would be better protected under a bill that passed the Maryland House of Delegates this week.

HB0125 and its cross-file, SB0439, with sponsors Del. Brooke E. Lierman, D-Baltimore, Sen. Justin Ready, R-Carroll and Sen. Chris West, R-Baltimore County, are part of a growing conversation nationally surrounding the economic, mental and physical well-being of college athletes.

Kids on Campus – Staying Safe!

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It’s time for kids to have fun again.

CCBC is ready with a whole array of kids’ classes on campus and online on the ZOOM platform filled with fun and learning. Whether you want academics, STEM, cooking or something more active, we have a class for that.

CCBC has been offering summer classes for over 30 years. Our instructors are experienced professionals who enjoy helping children learn. Whether you’re looking for lessons from home or you’re ready to explore something you’ve never tried, there are many options.

Beth Tfiloh Navigates College Admissions in the Age of Covid

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Maya B., class of 2022, and her mother, Mindy, at Maya’s initial family college counseling meeting as a junior.

Moving the College Guidance Process Online 

Much has changed at Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School this year to ensure our school community’s safety throughout COVID-19One reliable constant is BT’s renowned college guidance program, which has remained steadfast in its commitment to deliver a quality product that prepares its students for a successful future. 

BT’s highlytouted college guidance program lives up to its well-earned reputation with three expert college guidance counselors, Mrs. Halaine Steinberg, Mrs. Susanna Smith, and Mrs. Caryn Lerman, designated to work individually with each member of the junior and senior class. Their mission? To find the right college or university for each student.

Grant Funding Covers Total Cost for Select CCBC Continuing Education Programs

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What a challenging year 2020 has been! While we have all seen socio-economic changes to the way we live, there are many who have also seen their long-time jobs disappear. There are those who experienced a cut in pay, while even other workers may have had their hours cut…sometimes cut in half.  It has forced many to look to a career change. For those who find themselves in this situation, CCBC is offering eight programs at no cost through the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) grant.

For folks who’ve made the decision to switch careers, these programs are fully funded for those who meet the eligibility requirements.  They offer tuition, fees and books to any U.S. citizen who is a Maryland resident and whose job has been affected by COVID-19.

Johns Hopkins unveils designs for student center on Homewood campus

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Image credit: The Bjarke Ingels Group.

Johns Hopkins University unveiled preliminary designs this week for a large student center that’s expected to open on its Homewood campus by the fall of 2024.

Loyola University Maryland launches Karson Institute for Race, Peace & Social Justice

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Photo credit: Loyola University Maryland

Loyola University Maryland’s Office of Equity and Inclusion and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences launched today the Karson Institute for Race, Peace & Social Justice to address racial inequities in Baltimore and around the country, the university announced. Karsonya “Kaye” Whitehead, Ph.D., associate professor of communication, African, and African American Studies, is the founding director of the institute.

New Faces at Towson University and Goucher Hillels

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CCBC Offers New Certification in TESOL!

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There are so many people, both here and abroad, who want to learn English that it opens up a wide range of teaching opportunities.

Now is a great time to start your training in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).  CCBC Continuing Education offers a workforce training certificate program in this high-demand teaching area, whether you are an adult seeking a new career, want a career change or desire meaningful skills to fill volunteer opportunities.

Skills training in TESOL can open many doors for you, including tutoring new immigrants, pursuing English teaching overseas or gaining skills to work more effectively with co-workers who may have been born abroad and for whom English is not their first language.

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