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FCC Adult Education Program Best in Maryland for Job Attainment

06/26/2015

Frederick Community College has the top-ranked Adult Education program for helping students secure employment. Read More

Investiture for President Burmaster and Community Celebration Set for August

06/19/2015

Frederick Community College is inviting alumni and the public to attend a weekend of special events that culminates with the Investiture of President Elizabeth Burmaster and a community celebration on Sunday, August 30. Read More

FCC Teams Up With Local Partners for Job Training Program

06/19/2015

Frederick Community College joined local partners on June 18 to celebrate the completion of a unique pilot program that provided free job training to residents of the Housing Authority of the City of Frederick. Read More

FCC First Baseman Named NJCAA Division II Baseball Player of the Year

06/11/2015

Frederick Community College sophomore first baseman Chris Mattison has been named baseball's NJCAA DII National Player of the year, the NJCAA announced Thursday. Read More

Best-Selling Author and Army Veteran Wes Moore Headlines FCC Armed Forces Event

06/05/2015

Frederick Community College hosted Army veteran and best-selling author Wes Moore for an event to celebrate armed forces on June 15. Read More

Coach Named for New Women's Lacrosse Program

06/03/2015

Kim Lenta has been named head coach for the Frederick Community College women’s lacrosse team, Athletic Director Rodney Bennett announced on Wednesday. Read More

FCC Accepting Applications for Shields Music Scholarship Awards

05/27/2015

FCC is now accepting applications for the Shields Music Scholarship Awards, which provide music lessons to school-aged children and college students.  Read More

FCC Baseball Headed to NJCAA D2 World Series

05/22/2015

With the win, the Cougars advance to the World Series as the Northeast representative. Read More

FCC Holds Spring Student Art Contest

05/21/2015

Frederick Community College held its Visual Arts Department Spring Student Juried Show on Monday, May 11. Read More

FCC 2015 Hall of Fame Class

05/19/2015

Frederick Community College held its 2015 Hall of Fame ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 1 in the Cougar Grille. Read More

Five Students to Compete for Scholarships in Second Annual Business Plan Contest

05/13/2015

Frederick Community College will host its second annual Business Plan Contest next week, when five student finalists will compete for scholarships provided by M&T Bank. Read More

FCC to Celebrate Commencement on May 21

05/11/2015

Frederick Community College will celebrate Commencement on Thursday, May 21. Nearly 1,000 students will be awarded associate degrees or certificates this year.

 

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Musical groups to perform in May concerts and at Commencement

04/28/2015

FCC musical groups will wrap up the Spring 2015 semester with three performances in May, including one during the FCC Commencement. Read More

FCC Honoring Alumni with First Distinguished Artist Awards

04/21/2015

Frederick Community College will hold its first Distinguished Artist Awards ceremony this week to honor exceptional alumni of its arts programs. Read More

Enhancing Disaster Survivability of Diverse Populations

04/13/2015

The Mid-Atlantic Center for Emergency Management (MACEM) is proud to host "Enhancing Disaster  Survivability of Diverse Populations" a professional development conference at Frederick Community College on Monday, April 27, 2015. Read More

Music is in The Air This Spring at FCC!

04/07/2015

The spring is a busy time for many of the Frederick Community College musical groups as they host end of semester performances. Read More

Culinary Arts Students Preparing for Opening of 200 Monroe Restaurant

03/31/2015

Frederick Community College culinary arts students will showcase their skills in a few weeks when the College’s gourmet restaurant opens for its fifth season.  Read More

CALM Awards to Honor FCC and Student Leader

03/30/2015

Frederick Community College and one of its student leaders will be honored tonight at an award ceremony recognizing unsung heroes in the community. Read More

FCC Holding Annual Concert to Benefit Breast Cancer Resource Center

03/25/2015

Frederick Community College will hold the 12th annual Op to Pop concert this weekend to benefit the Anne-Lynn Gross Breast Cancer Resource Center and scholarship. Read More

​FCC Honoring Longtime Faculty Member With Special Concert

03/17/2015

Frederick Community College faculty members will perform a special concert to honor the lifetime achievements of Dr. Jan Holly, who recently retired after serving in the Music Department for more than 25 years. Read More

Best-Selling Author Ann Patchett to Visit FCC

03/16/2015

Best-selling author Ann Patchett will visit Frederick Community College next week as part of a Frederick Reads event. Read More

FCC Open House to Showcase Summer Programs for Kids and Teens

03/10/2015

Frederick Community College will hold an open house this weekend to showcase summer programs on campus for children and teenagers. Read More

FCC Artist Recital Series Welcomes Back Frederick Native Robert Baker

02/23/2015

FCC Artist Recital Series will welcome back tenor Robert Baker, a Frederick native, and pianist Molly Orlando for a voice recital on Sunday, March 1st. Read More

Sixth Annual FCC Foundation Purse Auction to Benefit FCC Students and Woman to Woman Mentoring Program

02/20/2015

The Frederick Community College (FCC) Foundation will host its popular Clutch the Future Purse Auction on Saturday, March 21, 2015 to benefit FCC students and the Woman to Woman Mentoring Program. Read More

Dr. Tony Hawkins Named FCC Provost

02/04/2015

Dr. Tony Hawkins has been named the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Frederick Community College. Read More

FCC to Add Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse as Varsity Programs

01/23/2015

Frederick Community College will add men’s and women’s lacrosse as varsity programs beginning in the spring 2016 season, Director of Athletics Rodney Bennett announced Thursday.
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Frederick Community College to Extend Service Hours

01/23/2015

Frederick Community College is making a long-term commitment to extend its hours of operation to better meet students’ needs.  Read More

FCC’s Institute for Learning in Retirement Holding Open House

01/21/2015

Frederick Community College’s Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) will host its Spring 2015 Open House on Friday, Feb. 13 where guests can explore opportunities for lifelong learning, meet ILR instructors, and register for classes.
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Registration Open for New Accelerated and Other Courses

12/19/2014

Frederick Community College is offering a variety of new and accelerated courses in Spring 2015. Read More

FCC to Welcome Author Ann Patchett as Part of Frederick Reads

12/15/2014

Best-selling author Ann Patchett will visit JBK Theater at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 for a discussion of her literary works and a book signing. Read More

Spring Continuing Education Registration Now Open

12/08/2014

Registration is now open for spring courses in continuing education and workforce development!  Read More

Russian Students Visiting FCC as Part of America Abroad Program

12/02/2014

A group of Russian students will visit Frederick Community College next week as part of the annual America Abroad program. Read More

Frederick Community College Hosting a Variety of Concerts in December

12/01/2014

December will be a busy month for Frederick Community College’s musical groups with many special performances featuring a variety of instruments and ensembles. Read More

FCC Professor Publishes Book Chronicling Russian Journeys

11/14/2014

Frederick Community College Sociology Professor Dr. Marshall Botkin has published a book based on his Russian journeys. Read More

FCC Theater presents "Some Girls"

11/05/2014

“Some Girl(s),” written by Neil LaBute and directed by FCC Theater Program Manager Tad Janes will feature a five-person cast: the protagonist Guy, and his four former flings, all of whom he mistreated in one way or another.  Read More

Planning Director Hired to Help Establish Frederick Regional Higher Education Center

10/26/2014

Plans for a regional higher education center in Frederick have taken one large step forward with the recent hiring of Sue Houghton as planning director. Read More

FCC's Monroe Center Restaurant Featured Site for International Italian Restaurant

10/22/2014

Frederick Community College's Monroe Center restaurant, 200 Monroe was recently the featured site for a week-long training contract with Carluccio’s Italian Restaurant, an international restaurant company with over 100 locations in Europe and the Middle East. Read More

FCC Faculty Member Wins American Chemical Society Award

10/22/2014

Frederick Community College faculty member Keri-Beth Pettengill has been named the 2014 winner of the George L. Braude Award, which recognizes science faculty for innovative teaching strategies, mentoring and supporting students, and encouraging students to participate in undergraduate research. Read More

FCC Will Hold Military Commemorative Garden Dedication on Veterans Day

10/13/2014

FCC will honor Veterans Day on Nov. 11 with a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new FCC Military and Veterans Commemorative Garden section. Read More

FCC Awarded $731,000 for New Cybersecurity Degree Program

10/03/2014

Frederick Community College has been awarded a $731,614 training grant to create a cybersecurity degree program in partnership with other Maryland community colleges. Read More

Gray Guitar Duo Coming to FCC for Recital

10/01/2014

FCC’s Artist Recital Series welcomes back former faculty guitarist Serap Bastepe-Gray and her husband Julian Gray for a classical guitar recital on Saturday, Oct. 18. Read More

FCC’s Mid-Atlantic Center for Emergency Management Receives $1.2 Million Training Grant

09/29/2014

The Mid-Atlantic Center for Emergency Management (MACEM) at Frederick Community College has received a $1,172,276.00 training grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Continuing Training Grant Program. Read More

FCC’s Mid-Atlantic Center for Emergency Management Launches Programs in September to Support National Preparedness Month

09/26/2014

In support of National Preparedness Month in September, the Mid-Atlantic Center for Emergency Management (MACEM) at Frederick Community College is helping local businesses better prepare for emergencies and disruption of services that can affect operations. Read More

FCC to Host College Night Oct 1 for Area High School Students

09/26/2014

Frederick Community College will host admissions representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities at its annual College Night on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.  Read More

PASS Program Serves 58 County High School Students

09/12/2014

Fifty-eight recent Frederick County high school graduates participated in a two-week bridge program at Frederick Community College, prior to the start of the fall semester.   Read More

FCC to Support Hood College, March on Frederick

09/10/2014

Frederick Community College is proud to support and join Hood College and other local organizations in a tribute to the historic March on Washington, with a March on Frederick Sept. 26.  Read More

FCC's Office of Adult Services Receives Donation

09/03/2014

The Frederick Branch of the American Association of University Women recently presented a donation to the Office of Adult Services at Frederick Community College during an afternoon tea. Read More

FCC’s ILR 55+ Fall Open House Set for September 12

09/03/2014

The Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) at Frederick Community College will hold an open house on Friday, Sept. 12 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the FCC Conference Center (E Building). Read More

Woman to Woman Mentoring Program Seeks Mentors and Mentees

08/22/2014

Achieving success throughout life often depends on the choices made in the first decade of independence. The Woman to Woman Mentoring Program of Frederick County recognizes this probability and offers the opportunity of mentoring relationships for women between the ages of 18-29. Read More

New Faculty Join Art Department, Add Courses

08/22/2014

The Communications, Humanities and Arts Department has added two new faculty members in new disciplines for the fall semester. Read More

Registration Open Saturdays in August

08/08/2014

Frederick Community College will be open Saturdays, August 9, 16, and 23, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to assist students with preparations for the fall semester. Read More

Incoming President Burmaster to Start Aug. 18

08/08/2014

The Frederick Community College family anticipates the arrival of Elizabeth Burmaster on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, and welcomes her as its tenth and next president. Read More

New Business Economics Faculty Join FCC

08/05/2014

The Frederick Community College Business/Economics program is pleased to announce the addition of two new full time faculty members – Dr. Susan McMaster and Larry Devan. Read More

A Great Summer Read: Advance Magazine

07/14/2014

We are proud to release the latest installment of Advance, our magazine for friends and alumni of Frederick Community College. Read More

FCC Installs Turf on Baseball Infield

07/01/2014

Frederick Community College is one of only two community colleges in Maryland to have a turf baseball field, and Athletic Director Rodney Bennett said there is already plenty of interest from outside organizations.  Read More

FCC Names Rodney Bennett Director of Athletics

06/04/2014

Long-time Frederick Community College baseball Coach Rodney Bennett has been named director of athletics, having served as interim director over the past year. Read More

Emergency Management Professionals Meet at FCC to Strengthen Curriculum, Discuss New Summer Institute

05/26/2014

A dozen emergency management professionals from around the region recently participated in the first-ever Maryland State Department of Education and Mid-Atlantic Center for Emergency Management’s Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council Meeting at Frederick Community College.  Read More

Commencement May 22

05/20/2014

Frederick Community College is pleased to announce its 56th Commencement to be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday May 22, 2014 in the Field House. 

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FCC and FCPS Faculty Collaborate to Promote College Readiness

05/19/2014

A grant-funded partnership between Frederick Community College and Frederick County Public Schools is bringing together faculty from both organizations who share a common interest in reading and writing courses Read More

Frederick Community College Foundation Presents Eagle Award to Plamondon Companies

05/16/2014

The Frederick Community College Foundation recently presented the Plamondon Companies with the 2014 Community Eagle Award at the College's annual Donor Scholar Reception. The Community Eagle Award recognizes unique and innovative support for FCC students and programs. Read More

Five FCC Students to Present Business Plans in Contest Sponsored by M&T Bank

05/14/2014

On Wednesday, May 21, five Frederick Community College students will compete as finalists in the college’s first Business Plan Contest, presented by M&T Bank. Read More

The Spring Student Juried Show

05/05/2014

The Mary Condon Hodgson Art Gallery will hold an opening reception for FCC’s Visual Arts Department’s Student Juried Show on May 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.   Read More

FCC Trustees Name Burmaster Next President

05/01/2014

The Frederick Community College Board of Trustees today named Elizabeth “Libby” Burmaster the 10th president of Frederick Community College after an extensive nationwide search.  Read More

Honors Recital

05/01/2014

Shields Audition winners and selected students from FCC’s music program will perform an Honors Recital of varied repertoire at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 11, in the Jack B. Kussmaul Theater. Admission is free.  
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Two Concerts from FCC’s Music Program End April on a High Note

04/24/2014

Two of FCC’s student ensembles will host concerts next week. Read More

FCC and Frederick Community Invited to Meet Presidential Candidates the Week of April 21

04/21/2014

Two of FCC’s student ensembles will host concerts next week. Read More

Shields Music Scholarship Awards

04/11/2014

Application Deadline: Thursday, June 27, 2014 Read More

Arts Showcase

04/06/2014

Frederick Community College will hold an Arts Showcase and Grand Re-Opening of the Visual and Performing Arts Center from 2-6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 12. The Art Showcase is free and open to the public.

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“A Textured Likeness” Features Local Artist Jamie Grubby in April

04/02/2014

The Mary Condon Hodgson Art Gallery at Frederick Community College will hold an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 for a new exhibit “A Textured Likeness” featuring the work of Jamie Grubby.
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Spring 2014 Dean's List

03/06/2014

Congratulations to all our FCC students whose academic achievements earned them a place on our Spring 2013 Dean's List. Read More