Congratulations Graduates!! - Frederick Community College

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Office of Adult Services

Project Forward Step Project ALIVE Women’s Center

Greetings and Happy Summer, Everyone,

Summer 2007 Newsletter

The summer edition of our newsletter is a celebration of our students‟ accomplishments. Join

me in offering congratulations to our Adult Services students who graduated, received scholarships,

joined Phi Theta Kappa, made the Dean‟s List or were nominated to Who‟s Who Among

Students in American Community Colleges.

To our Adult Students: Your accomplishments signify academic excellence

coupled with dedication and commitment. All of us at Adult

Services salute you and wish you continued success.

Congratulations Graduates!!

Congratulations to the following Adult Services students who completed a certificate or degree this year:

Marsha Arneson

Teresa Atchison

Susan Baumgardner

Christine Bevillard

Corinthian Carr

Crystal Cooke

Andrea Craig

Denise Dawson

Patricia DeLashmutt

Ada Droe

Marianne Dwyer

Shana Evans

Sherry Fuson

Mary Geary

Joyce Glorioso

Elizabeth Gray-Whims

Tiffany Green

Saijal Gundavda

Roberta Hackley

Bonnie Hallock

Carmen Hazera

LaVerne Hewlett

Jennifer Horning

Elizabeth Ivey

Laurin Jernigan

Elinor Markey

Trina Mazyck

Dawn Metcalf

Juana Mezger

Melissa Monn

Holly Morris

Yakiyah Morrison

Tania O‟Brien

Gbemisola Ogundeyi

Teresa Owens

Patricia Pasiak

Lynn Price

Bessie Reeves

Catherine Schnur

Kelly Scrivener

Allison Smith

Jennifer Sokol

Christine Stancovich

Melanie Swain

June Tyeryar

Yvonne Weber

Project Forward Step is funded by Frederick Community College and the Department of Career, Technology and Adult Learning, Maryland State Department of Education.


College News

...to Tiffany Green, Bonnie Hallock, Elinor Markey, and Barbara Rutherford on their induction into Phi

Theta Kappa.

...to Lisa Innes on being awarded the Marjorie Betts Citizenship and Family Award.

...to Natalie Morris on being awarded the Black Student Union and Citizens for Humanity Campus Club and

Organization Awards, and on being nominated to Who‟s Who Among Students in American Community Colleges.

...to Joanna Alzamora on being awarded the Citizens for Humanity Campus Club and Organization Award.

...to Lisa Wenner on being awarded the Paralegal Student Association Campus Club and Organization Award.

...to Clarissa Johnson and Mary Orgler on being nominated to Who‟s Who Among Students in American

Community Colleges.

...to Saijal Gundavda on being awarded the Frederick County Medical Society Award for Academic Excellence

in Clinical Nursing.

...to Laurin Jernigan on being awarded the Nursing Excellence in Leadership Award.

...to the following Adult Services students who were named to the Dean‟s List for the Spring 2007 semester:

Marsha Arneson

Susan Baumgardner

Christine Bevillard

Jennifer Blaugrund

Ryan Bolesta

Corinthian Carr

Nuola Christ

Andrea Craig

Carrie Duda

Jean Giles

Saijal Gundavda

Zephyra Hatcher

Carmen Hazera

Carlton Hill

Michelle Hubbard

Laurin Jernigan

Clarissa Johnson

Tabitha Kim

Nadine Lyle

Gail McAskill

Rachelle McGowan

Ann Miller

Janet Morrissey

Chloe Nichols

Mary Orgler

Teresa Owens

myFCC Information

Patricia Pasiak

Lynn Price

Stephanie Schley

Leah Sheckels

Amanda Tyeryar

Antonio Vista

Lisa Wenner

Emily Westpfahl

All FCC credit students have a College email address that will serve as the official means of electronic

communication between the College and the student. The email account can be accessed

through the myFCC website located on the web at https://myFCC.frederick.edu. In addition to

email, myFCC provides students with online data storage, a link to the Blackboard online learning

environment, a link to online course registration, and access to College announcements. You can

access your myFCC account from anywhere you have internet access. If you have any questions,

please send an email to: helpdesk@myfcc.frederick.edu or stop by the IT suite in F-104.


College News

The Welcome and Registration Center, located in A-

102, provides many services to assist students with

their academic records and general student needs.

Check your student account at the FCC website

http://www.frederick.edu. Student kiosks are available

for your use in the Welcome Center and the

staff is happy to assist new users. Stop by the Welcome

Center to learn how to log in, register, check

your grades, print a transcript, pay for classes, etc.

The Welcome Center encourages you to obtain an

FCC ID card and would be happy to assist you if you

do not have one. The cards have your student ID

number on them and are needed when requesting information

and obtaining records. Let us know how

we can assist you. Office hours are Monday through

Thursday from 8:30a.m.-7:00p.m. and Friday from

8:30a.m.-4:30p.m. During June & July, FCC will

close at 1:00p.m. on Fridays. Our phone number is

301.846.2431. Summer grades will be available on-

Welcome and Registration Center

FACTS Deferred Tuition Program

line 48 hours after the last day of the session. Students

planning to graduate this year should complete

a Graduation Application in the Welcome Center or

on-line. The deadline to apply for August graduation

is August 3 and the deadline to apply for December

graduation is November 30. You are encouraged to

apply early and have your requirements checked as

soon as possible. Students graduating in August and

December are invited to participate in the May 2008


Registration for summer and fall is underway.

Payment for summer registration is due at the time of

registration. Payment for Fall pre-registration is due

August 8, and beginning August 9, payment is due

for Fall when you register. The college is pleased to

be able to offer the FACTS payment plan for students

who wish to pay their tuition in installments.

See below for information.

If you owe at least $200 on your student account for the fall semester, then you can take part in the FACTS

Deferred Tuition Program (this option is not available for the summer sessions). The one time enrollment fee,

which is automatically deducted from your account by FACTS, is $25. The enrollment application is a

binding contract, so please read it carefully. Your first payment will be due to FCC when you enroll in the

program, and will be between 20-33% of the total bill depending on when you sign up for the program. The

remaining 2 to 4 payments are due to FACTS. You must have a bank account or credit card to take part in this

program. If you receive financial aid after you have enrolled in the program, you must contact the Cashier‟s

Office to adjust your FACTS account. You can also enroll in the FACTS program online. For more information,

contact the Cashier‟s Office at 301.846.2456 or to enroll online, go to http://www.frederick.edu and click

on „Online Services‟ and then „Student System Access‟ for instructions.

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College News

Testing Center Bookstore

The Testing Center hours are Monday through

Thursday 8:30a.m.-8:00p.m., Fridays 8:30a.m.-

4:30p.m., and Saturdays 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m. During

June & July, FCC will close at 1:00p.m. on Fridays.

The Testing Center is closed when the college is

closed. Please check the inside back cover of the

college catalog for scheduled holidays.

New students needing to take placement tests must

apply to the college and get a student ID # before

testing can take place. All tests are computerized

and require a student ID # for registration. Students

needing to utilize the Testing Center for on-line exams

or make-up departmental exams, must supply

photo ID and professor‟s name. Handouts with

strategies for taking the placement tests are available

at the Office of Adult Services, A-107.

The bookstore hours for June and July are Monday,

8:30a.m.-7:00p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

8:30a.m.-5:00p.m., and Friday 8:30a.m.-

1:00p.m. Fall books go on sale August 6. Hours

starting August 6 will be Monday through Thursday

8:30a.m.-7:00p.m., Fridays 8:30a.m.-4:30p.m.. The

bookstore will be open Saturday, August 25 from

8:00a.m.-12:00p.m. The bookstore will be closed

the following dates: June 28-29, July 4, and September


Book buybacks will be held on the following dates*:

July 6 from 9:00a.m.-1:00p.m.

July 9 from 9:00a.m.-7:00p.m.

July 30 from 9:00a.m.-7:00p.m.

August 10 from 9:00a.m.-4:00p.m.

August 13 from 9:00a.m.-7:00p.m.

*All dates subject to change

JBK Theater Events Fall 2007

Jan McIntyre Lamb

September 1 through October 3, Opening Reception September 1, from 5:00p.m.-7:00p.m.

Bravo Cortona! Oil Paintings on Panels and Hand Pulled Prints

Musical Lunch Series: Big Cam & The Lifters

September 6, from 11:30a.m.-12:45p.m.

The Fantasticks

Book and Lyrics by Tom Jones, Music by Harvey Schmidt

September 28 and 29, at 8:00p.m.; October 5 and 6, at 8:00p.m.; October 7, at 2:00p.m.

The Fredericktowne Players (FTP) kicks off their 2007-2008 Season at FCC's Jack B. Kussmaul Theater with

a delightful presentation of The Fantasticks! A classic coming-of-age story, The Fantasticks features two meddling,

matchmaking fathers who scheme to get their children together. But once the couple is united, the real

drama begins! Featuring the beloved songs “Try to Remember” and “Soon it‟s Gonna Rain,” this is a celebration

of love - first love, lost love, and ultimately, true love. The Fantasticks has delighted audiences across the

world - including a record shattering 17,162 performances at the Sullivan Street Playhouse, where it made its

Off Broadway debut in 1960. Whether it‟s an old favorite or your first time, you won‟t want to miss this timeless

show that‟s certain to steal your heart! General Seating: $22 Adults; $16 Students, Military and Senior

Citizens; $8 Children under 12.

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College News

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Peter Whitting

Salt Series - Large Works & Drawings, Acrylic on Canvas & Board

October 6 through November 1, Opening Reception October 6, from 5:00p.m.-7:00p.m.

Musical Lunch Series: Reggie Wayne Morris

October 17, from 11:30a.m.-12:45p.m.

JBK Theater Events Fall 2007

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in Concert

October 17, at 8:00p.m., Pre-concert lecture at 7:00p.m.

The world-class ensemble and a guest conductor of note perform a tapestry of symphonic masterworks. General

Seating: $28 at the door; $10 students; FCC students and staff free with ID. Pre-concert lecture free to

ticket holders.

Endless Variety, The Frederick Symphony Orchestra

October 20, at 8:00p.m.

Conducted by Dr. Elisa Koehler. FSO‟s first concert of its 11 th season featuring: Brahms - Variations on a

Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a; Larsson - Concertino for Trombone and Strings, Op. 45, No.7, featuring Brandon

Rivera, Trombone Soloist; and Elgar - Enigma Variations, Op. 36. General Seating: $18, Adults; $10 Students

and Senior Citizens.

FCC Faculty Artists Onstage

October 21, at 3:00p.m.

FCC‟s talented music faculty collaborate in their second annual Sunday afternoon showcase

recital. Free Admission.

A Musical Melange, The Spires Brass Band

October 27, at 8:00p.m.

Join the Spires for an evening of various stylistic brass band selections! General Seating:

$12, Adults; $10, Students and Senior Citizens.

For other events or more information on the events listed, check out the FCC Arts Calendar. Unless otherwise noted,

tickets may only be purchased the night of the event in the Theater Box Office. For more information, call 301.846.2512

or 301.846.2566.

Transfer Transfer Day Day

October 1, 2007, from 10:00a.m.-1:00p.m.

in the FCC Field House

Meet admission representatives from over 40 colleges/universities and learn

about GPA requirements, credits needed for transfer, application deadlines

and other important information regarding transfer. For more information,

call the Career and Transfer Center at 301.846.2594.



Project Forward Step is funded by Frederick Community College and the Department of Career, Technology and Adult

Learning, Maryland State Department of Education.

Houses the Anne-Lynn Gross Breast Cancer Resource Center, where anyone

can access resources and information about breast cancer.

Publishes Support Groups in and around Frederick County, a centralized

listing of all types of support groups.

Compiles a monthly Calendar of Events, listing free events in Frederick

County that are open to the public.

Distributes the Divorce Resource, a listing of divorce supports available in

Frederick County, and Social Activities for Singles in Frederick County, for

single adults looking for things to do in the area.

Develops and publishes the Community Resource Directory, a listing of community

agencies with a description of the services they provide.

Office of Adult Services

7932 Opossumtown Pike

Frederick, MD 21702

The Women‟s Center at the Office of Adult Services ~

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