FCC Celebrates the Holidays with Festive Concerts


Frederick Community College is celebrating December with holiday concerts featuring a variety of musical groups. Read More

Graphic Design Students Win Regional Design Competition


Frederick Community College graphic design students took home the top prize at the 5th annual “MockUp: Student Design Challenge.” Read More

Upcoming FCC Concerts Feature Wide Range of Jazz Performances


The sounds of jazz will take over Frederick Community College during the next few weeks with three upcoming concerts. Read More

Dale Corn and the Capitol Limited Orchestra Will Play Tribute to Frank Sinatra


Dale Corn and the Capitol Limited Orchestra will pay tribute to Frank Sinatra with a night of music from the legendary singer’s career on Saturday, Nov. 21. Read More

Volleyball Sendoff For NJCAA National Tournament


Frederick Community College will hold a sendoff celebration for its volleyball coaches and players before they head to Phoenix, Arizona to compete in the NJCAA D2 National Tournament for the first time in school history.
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State’s Attorney Charlie Smith to Address Teens at FCC Speaker Series Nov. 11


Charlie Smith, State’s Attorney for Frederick County and a successful triathlete, will speak to teens and young adults about making good life decisions on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at Frederick Community College. Read More

FCC Named to Military Friendly Schools List


Frederick Community College has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, which connects veterans to educational and job opportunities. Read More

Evening at FCC Will Feature Artwork and Performances by Faculty Members


Frederick Community College will showcase the talents of its faculty members during an evening of art, music, and theater on Saturday, Nov. 7.  Read More

FCC Board of Trustee Elected to ACCT Board of Directors


Frederick Community College Board of Trustee member Debra Borden was recently elected to serve on the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Board of Directors. Read More

FCC Names New Executive Director of Institutional Advancement


Frederick Community College has named Deborah Powell as its new Executive Director for the Office of Institutional Advancement. Read More

FCC Holding STEM Showcase to Highlight Grants and New Facilities


Frederick Community College will hold a STEM showcase on Wednesday, Oct. 21 to celebrate its robust STEM academic programs, recent grants, and newly renovated STEM buildings, classrooms, and laboratories.
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FCC Hires Longtime Law Enforcement Leader as Director of Public Safety and Security


Longtime law enforcement officer Christopher Sasse has been named the Frederick Community College Director of Public Safety and Security. Read More

FCC Artist Recital Series will welcome back Robert Baker


FCC Artist Recital Series will welcome back tenor Robert Baker, a Frederick native, and pianist Molly Orlando for a voice recital on Sunday, October 11. Read More

FCC to Host College Night for Area High School Students


Frederick Community College will host admissions representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities at its annual College Night on Wednesday, October 7, 2015. Read More

FCC Holding Free Inspirational Speaker Series for Teens and Young Adults


Frederick Community College is hosting a new monthly speaker series designed to encourage teens and young adults to set the bar high in their professional choices, finances, relationships, and life ambitions. Read More

Martinsburg VA Medical Center visit


The Martinsburg VA Medical Center and several Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) are visiting Frederick Community College to allow local Veterans the opportunity to enroll in VA health care, learn about VA benefits, and get connected with My HealtheVet.  Read More

FCC Hosting Discussion and Q&A with Author of “The Boys in the Boat”


Daniel James Brown, author of “The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics” will visit Frederick Community College on Sept. 28. Read More

FCC to Host 10th Annual Latino Festival


Frederick Community College will host the 10th Annual Latino Festival on Sunday, September 27. Read More

FCC Now Offering Audio Production Certificate Program


In response to the growing audio production field, Frederick Community College will offer a new audio production certificate program beginning this fall.  Read More

FCC Hosting Governor’s Office “Ready, Set, GROW!,”


This unique workshop series is designed to connect small, minority, and women business owners with opportunities for state-funded contracts. Read More

FCC Holding President’s Investiture and Community Celebration


Frederick Community College is inviting all community members to the Investiture of President Elizabeth Burmaster and Community Celebration on Sunday, August 30 Read More

FCC Hosting Alumni Tailgate at Frederick Indoor Sports Center


Frederick Community College and the FCC Foundation, Inc. are hosting an Alumni Tailgate at the Frederick Indoor Sports Center (FISC) at 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 29. Read More

New Cybersecurity Program Coming to FCC This Fall


Frederick Community College is launching a new cybersecurity program that will prepare students for careers in a number of in-demand cybersecurity capacities. Read More

Fourteen FCC Athletes Named to All-Academic Team


Fourteen FCC student athletes have been named to the 2015-2015 All-Academic Team by the Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference (MD JUCO). Read More

New and Updated Business Certificate Programs Being Offered at FCC


Frederick Community College has added and updated numerous business programs to better meet the needs of the community. Read More

FCC Baseball Coach Named Regional Coach of the Year


For the third time in his Frederick Community College career, Baseball Head Coach Rodney Bennett has been named the 2015 Northeast NJCAA Division II American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Diamond Regional Coach of the Year. Read More

FCC Adult Education Program Best in Maryland for Job Attainment


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

FCC Teams Up With Local Partners for Job Training Program


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

Investiture for President Burmaster and Community Celebration Set for August


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 First Baseman Named NJCAA Division II Baseball Player of the Year


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


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


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


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


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

FCC Holds Spring Student Art Contest


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

FCC 2015 Hall of Fame Class


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


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


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


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


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


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!


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

FCC Theater presents "Some Girls"


“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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Shields Music Scholarship Awards


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Arts Showcase


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


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


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