Thursday, January 31, 2013
The college was one of four businesses in the Baltimore area selected, in a list that came out today.
CCBC was one of four area employers picked as the country's best places to work, according to a Baltimore Sun report. Edward Jones, FutureCare and Northwestern Mutual were among the other companies picked for the National Top Workplaces for 2012, a list of the top 150 employers in a list from WorkplaceDynamics. The Sun reported the company asked more than one million workers from 872 companies for their thoughts to create the list.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Northrop Grumman gives the school $30,000 in various grants to help students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
The Community College of Baltimore County announced that it received $30,000 in grants from Northrop Grumman Corporation and the Northrop Grumman Foundation. A statement on the school's website states these grants will be used to "enhance opportunities for students interested in pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math degrees with a focus on engineering." The community college is going to connect with Baltimore County Public Schools and the National Science Foundation to develop the Enhancing the STEM Engineering Pipeline initiative, it states. This program would give high school students interested in STEM education and engineering careers better chances to get involved in those areas. “This initiative is designed to help …
Thursday, October 27, 2011
The Knights run of consecutive Region XX titles ends at four after losing to the College of Southern Maryland Wednesday on penalty kicks.
CCBC Essex's hope of getting back to the NJCAA Division I national tournament came to an abrupt end on Wednesday. College of Southern Maryland upset the Knights in the Region XX semifinals at Anne Arundel Community College. The two teams tied 0-0 after two overtimes, but College of Southern Maryland advanced to the championship match after outscoring CCBC Essex 4-2 on penalty kicks. The loss put the Knights in unfamiliar territory as they had won the Region XX title every year from 2007-10 and advanced to the national tournament twice. CCBC Essex ended its season at 12-2-3. Despite the loss, sophomores Jacob Gladden (Perry Hall), defender, and Daniel Baxter (Calvert Hall), midfielder, were named to the NJCAA Region XX Division I Men's …
Friday, October 7, 2011
There were 103,000 jobs created in September, yet unemployment remained at 9.1 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Tiffany Carter believes she picked a safe career path. The CCBC Essex student is studying to be a nurse. The trouble, Carter believes, won’t be keeping a job but just trying to land one out of college. “I know nursing is a great field, but everything I’m hearing is that it’s harder and harder to get your foot in the door as a new grad,” said Carter, 19, of Essex. Whether job-seekers are recent college graduates, experienced professionals or people exploring new career options, finding work in America continues to be difficult. The unemployment level held steady at 9.1 percent as the U.S. economy added 103,000 jobs in September, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The growth exceeded expectations from …