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Tenth Annual FCPS Future Link STEM Career Conference to Take Place at FCC on May 23

05/19/2017

Frederick Community College will host seventh-grade students from across the county for a conference to explore STEM careers on May 23.

FCC Offering Music Scholarships for Students of All Ages

05/08/2017

Frederick Community College is now accepting applications for the Shields Music Scholarship Awards, which provide music lessons to school-aged and college students.  Applications for the 2017-2018 school year are due by June 30, 2017.

Moving Mountain Series Closes with Studio Musician and Educator on May 17

05/02/2017

Maurice Arenas, studio musician, performer, and educator, will be the featured speaker at the FCC Moving Mountains speaker series on Wednesday, May 17, starting at 7 p.m. in the JBK Theater on campus. 

Recipients Announced for 2017 President’s Business Appreciation Awards

04/26/2017

President Elizabeth Burmaster has announced the 2017 recipients of the Frederick Community College President’s Business Appreciation Awards. 

FCC Restaurant 200 Monroe Named to Numerous Diners’ Choice Lists

04/26/2017

The Frederick Community College student-run gourmet restaurant, 200 Monroe, has been named to numerous OpenTable Diners’ Choice lists for the month of April. 

FCC Will Receive Two Awards at Upcoming State CTE Awards of Excellence Ceremony

04/24/2017

Frederick Community College (FCC) will be honored with two awards during the Maryland State Department of Education 2017 Career and Technology Education (CTE) Awards of Excellence ceremony on April 25.

FCC and MSMU Partner for Cybersecurity & Biology Transfer Opportunities

04/20/2017

Frederick Community College (FCC) and Mount St. Mary’s University (MSMU) have partnered to offer two new articulation agreements that will make it easier for FCC graduates from two STEM-related fields to transfer to MSMU to complete a bachelor’s degree in biology or cybersecurity.

Students to Compete for Scholarships in Fourth Annual Business Plan Contest Next Week

04/19/2017

Frederick Community College will host its fourth annual Business Plan Contest on Tuesday, April 25, when three student finalists will compete for scholarships provided by M&T Bank.

FCC Partners with Hood College to Provide Pathway for FCC Students

04/17/2017

Frederick Community College (FCC) and Hood College have signed a transfer policy agreement which will provide a seamless pathway for FCC students who want to pursue their educational goals at Hood.

Expert in Youth Financial Education Will Speak This Week at FCC

04/10/2017

Mia B. Russell, a vice president in Wells Fargo’s Government and Community Relations department, will be the featured speaker at the Frederick Community College Moving Mountains speaker series on Wednesday, April 12, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

High School Entrepreneurs Participate in Completion Ceremony

04/07/2017

A new entrepreneurial workshop program for high school students at Frederick Community College will wrap up with Completion Ceremony on Saturday, April 8 when students will present their business plans, hear from local business leader Darrick Bowens, and receive completion certificates.

FCC Phi Theta Kappa President and Advisor to be Recognized at National Honors Society Convention

04/05/2017

The Frederick Community College Phi Theta Kappa Chapter President and Faculty Advisor will be recognized at the honor society annual convention in Nashville, Tennessee from April 6 to April 8.

FCC Celebrating Jazz in April with Concerts and Special Guests

03/27/2017

The Frederick Community College Music Department will celebrate Jazz in April with concerts and special guest artists all month long.

Students to Compete for Scholarships in Fourth Annual Business Plan Contest

03/09/2017

Frederick Community College will host its fourth annual Business Plan Contest next month, when three student finalists will compete for scholarships provided by M&T Bank.

FCC Cyber Team Advances to Regional Competition for First Time

03/07/2017

For the first time, the FCC Cyber Team will compete at the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (MACCDC) Regional Finals. 

​FCC Baseball Standout Verbally Commits to University of Alabama

03/02/2017

From FCC to the SEC - Frederick Community College sophomore baseball standout Jett Manning has verbally committed to continue his academic and athletic career at the University of Alabama. 

Best-Selling Author Bill Bryson to Visit FCC as Part of Frederick Reads

03/02/2017

Best-selling author Bill Bryson will visit Frederick Community College on Monday, March 6 to discuss his writings, answer questions, and participate in a book signing as part of Frederick Reads.

D.C. Meteorologist Returns to Frederick for Moving Mountains Speaker Event

03/01/2017

Amelia (Segal) Draper, a Meteorologist with NBC4 Washington and a Frederick native, will be the featured speaker at the FCC Moving Mountains speaker series on Tuesday, March 21, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

200 Monroe Restaurant to Open to the Public on March 3, Proceeds Benefit Students

02/21/2017

Frederick Community College students enrolled in the Hospitality, Culinary and Tourism Institute (HCTI) will showcase their skills next week when the FCC gourmet restaurant opens for its sixth season on March 3.

February Edition of FCC President's Newsletter Available Online

02/17/2017

The February edition of the FCC President’s Newsletter is available.

FCC Will Hold Transfer Fair on March 6th

02/17/2017

Frederick Community College (FCC) will hold its Spring Transfer Day Fair on Monday, March 6 for students who plan to transfer to another college or university after their time at FCC.

FCC Students to Travel to Statehouse for Student Advocacy Day

02/07/2017

Frederick Community College students will travel to Annapolis to join hundreds of students from community colleges across the state for Student Advocacy Day on Wednesday, Feb. 8. An FCC student was chosen to serve as this year’s student speaker at the event. 

Business Owner Jason Lee will be the February Moving Mountains Speaker

02/06/2017

Jason Lee, a local business owner and Frederick Community College (FCC) alumnus, will be the featured speaker at the FCC Moving Mountains speaker series on Wednesday, Feb. 15, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

​FCC Athletics Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2017

02/02/2017

Frederick Community College has named seven new members to its Athletics Hall of Fame. 

​Free Workshop for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

01/23/2017

Frederick Community College is teaming up with the Entrepreneur Council of the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce to offer a free four-hour workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs on Jan. 25. 

New FCC Trustee Appointed

01/18/2017

Thomas ("Tom") E. Lynch, III, principal at Miles & Stockbridge, has been appointed to the Frederick Community College Board of Trustees by Gov. Larry Hogan.

FCC Creative Arts Magazine Wins First Place Award

01/18/2017

The Frederick Community College creative arts magazine has won a first place award from the American Scholastic Press Association for its 2016 issue.

FCC Hosts Russian Scholars for Event Next Week

01/13/2017

Frederick Community College will host presentations by Russian scholars next week as part of its growing partnership with Saint Petersburg State University.

​FCC Partners with MSDE to Offer Online Courses to Individuals at a Maryland Juvenile Services Center

01/12/2017

Frederick Community College is now partnering with the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) to offer online courses to eligible individuals at one of Maryland’s Juvenile Services facilities. 

January Edition of FCC President's Newsletter Available Online

01/06/2017

The January edition of the FCC President’s Newsletter is now available.

Next Moving Mountains Speaker Event Will Feature Police Helicopter Pilot

01/04/2017

Kristine Yaroschuk, a Maryland State Police (MSP) helicopter pilot, will be the featured speaker at the Frederick Community College Moving Mountains speaker series on Wednesday, Jan. 11, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

December Edition of FCC President's Newsletter Available Online

12/09/2016

The December edition of the FCC President’s Newsletter is now available.

FCC Musical Performances for December

11/30/2016

December is filled with a variety of musical performances at FCC.

FCC to Benefit from $5.6 Million Grant to Provide IT and Cybersecurity Training

11/29/2016

Frederick Community College (FCC) will be one of three community colleges in Maryland to benefit from a $5.6 million grant to offer tuition-free training and support services to students seeking employment in the information technology and cybersecurity fields.

Local Authors to Hold Panel Discussion on Writing and Publishing

11/21/2016

Five local authors will be part of a panel discussion and Q&A session to provide tips to writers who want to get published.

FCC Named to Military Friendly Schools List for Second Straight Year

11/17/2016

Frederick, Md. -- Frederick Community College has been designated a 2017 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, which connects veterans to educational and job opportunities. 

FCC and MSMU Holding Accounting Career Night Open to the Public

11/14/2016

Frederick Community College (FCC) and Mount St. Mary’s University (MSMU) will co-sponsor an Accounting Career Night at the FCC Conference Center on Thursday evening, November 17, 2016.

November Edition of FCC President's Newsletter Available Online

11/14/2016

The November edition of the FCC President’s Newsletter is now available.
 

The Annual Holiday Pottery Sale

11/14/2016

The Annual Holiday Pottery Sale will take place on Dec 1, 2016.

Early FAFSA Awareness - FAFSA Completion Event

11/07/2016

The 2017-18 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is available to complete at www.fafsa.gov now!  

Graphic Design Students from FCC Win Regional Design Competition

11/03/2016

Frederick Community College graphic design students took home the top prize at the annual “MockUp: Student Design Challenge” for the second year in a row. 

Moving Mountains Series to Host SOLDIERFIT CEO and FCC Alum Danny Farrar Nov. 9

11/01/2016

Danny Farrar, CEO and co-founder of SOLDIERFIT, will be the featured speaker at the Frederick Community College Moving Mountains speaker series on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

October Edition of FCC President’s Newsletter Available Online

10/17/2016

The October edition of the FCC President’s Newsletter is now available.

FCC Team Recognized at 72 Film Fest

10/14/2016

A team comprised of a Frederick Community College professor and two staff members was recently nominated for numerous awards during the 72 Film Fest.

FCC Hosting Community Celebration October 16

10/06/2016

Frederick Community College will hold FCC Fest, a free community celebration and College showcase, on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, from 1:00-3:30 p.m. 

FCC Speaker Series for Teens to Host National Geographic Photographer Oct. 12

10/05/2016

The second season of the Moving Mountains Speaker Series at Frederick Community College will kick off Oct. 12 with Eric Kruszewski, an award-winning National Geographic Creative Photographer and Student Workshop Leader.

 

FCC Will Hold Transfer Fair on Oct. 6

09/29/2016

Frederick Community College will hold its Transfer Day Fair on Thursday, October 6 for students who plan to transfer to another college or university after their time at FCC.

FCC to Host College Night for Area High School Students

09/27/2016

Frederick Community College will host admissions representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities at its annual College Night on Wednesday, October 5, 2016.

Exciting Things Are Happening at FCC

09/09/2016

To share this news with you, FCC will issue an e-newsletter each month that highlights new programs, upcoming events, and more.

FCC Institute for Learning in Retirement Holding Open House

09/07/2016

The Frederick Community College Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR55+) will host its Fall 2016 Open House on Friday, Sept. 9 when guests can explore opportunities for lifelong learning, meet ILR instructors, and register for classes.

FCC Moving Mountains Series for Teens to Kick off Second Season

09/07/2016

Frederick Community College will kick off the second season of its popular Moving Mountains speaker series Oct. 12, 2016, after a successful inaugural year. The free monthly series features inspiring professionals who share their life experiences and encourage teens and young adults to set the bar high in all areas of their lives.

FCC Hosting Family-Friendly Cooking Demonstration

08/24/2016

The Frederick Community College culinary program will offer a family-friendly, hands-on cooking demonstration on August 27.
 

Institute for Learning in Retirement at FCC Welcomes New Program Manager

08/23/2016

The Frederick Community College Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) has named Kelli Ackiewicz as its Program Manager. Ackiewicz has served as the ILR Interim Program Manager since June. 

Tuition-Free Cybersecurity Training Offered Through New Flexible Program

08/17/2016

Frederick, Md. -- Frederick Community College is offering a new tuition-free cybersecurity program that will allow students to receive an Information Security and Assurance certificate and fulfill more than a third of the requirements for a cybersecurity degree. Students will only be required to pay a $900 program fee, plus College fees and books. 

FCC Teaming Up With Chamber of Commerce to Offer New Entrepreneurial Course

08/15/2016

Frederick, MD - Frederick Community College and the Entrepreneur Council of the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to offer the Kauffman FastTrac® NewVenture™ course for aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs. 

PASS Program Celebrates New Class with Summer Completion Ceremony

08/11/2016

Frederick, Md. -- The Partnership to Achieving Student Success (PASS) program at Frederick Community College will mark the end of its summer session with a completion ceremony on Friday, August 12.

FCC Hosting Free Job and Networking Fair Aug. 18

07/22/2016

The Frederick Community College Alumni Association and Career Services Office will host a Job and Networking Fair on August 18th at the Frederick Indoor Sports Center (FISC).

FCC Board Member Resigns to Take New Position

07/12/2016

Frederick Community College Board of Trustees Member Timothy Wesolek will resign his position effective July 31, 2016 due to a move out of state.

CEWD Information Sessions

07/11/2016

Frederick Community College will hold free career training information sessions for people interested in advancing their current career or transitioning into a new one.

FCC Offering Lacrosse and Soccer Summer Camps for Boys and Girls

06/06/2016

FCC is offering lacrosse and soccer camps for boys and girls this summer. Click here for camp dates and other information .

FCC Offering Free Training Course for Higher Education Emergency Planning Personnel

06/03/2016

Frederick Community College is hosting a free Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) training course for higher education personnel who oversee emergency planning operations on August 2-4, 2016.

FCC Offering Music Scholarships for Children and College Students

05/18/2016

Frederick Community College is now accepting applications for the Shields Music Scholarship Awards, which provide music lessons to school-aged and college students. 

FCC Named Winner of 2016 Diversity and Inclusion Award

05/18/2016

Frederick Community College will receive the 2016 Diversity and Inclusion Award from the Frederick County Society for Human Resource Management (FCSHRM).

Annual Future Link STEM Career Conference to Take Place at FCC on May 25

05/17/2016

Frederick Community College will host seventh-grade students from across the county for a conference to explore potential STEM careers on Wednesday, May 25.

MACEM Instructor Honored For Commitment to Homeland Security Education

05/11/2016

Steve Carter, an instructional coordinator and adjunct faculty member for the Mid-Atlantic Center for Emergency Management (MACEM) at Frederick Community College, received an award from the Maryland Homeland Security Educational Alliance (MHSEA) at its inaugural Student Showcase and Ceremony of Appreciation this week.

Drone Classes Coming to FCC This Summer

05/06/2016

In response to the fast-growing global drone industry, Frederick Community College will offer a variety of drone courses this summer through its Continuing Education and Workforce Development program.

President’s Business Appreciation Awards Will Highlight Local Leaders

05/04/2016

Frederick Community College will recognize local business partners as part of the President’s Business Appreciation Awards. Recipients will be recognized for their commitment, contributions, and support of the College mission and its students.

FCC Hosts 2nd Annual State STEM Conference

04/28/2016

Frederick Community College will host the second Annual Maryland Collegiate STEM Conference on April 29 and 30.

FCC Cybersecurity Degree Program Wins State Award for Excellence

04/21/2016

The Cybersecurity Degree Program at Frederick Community College was named the 2016 Career and Technology Education (CTE) Outstanding Postsecondary CTE Program of Excellence by the Maryland State Department of Education.

FCC Will Induct Third Athletics Hall of Fame Class on April 30

04/20/2016

The FCC Athletics Department and the FCC Foundation, Inc. will celebrate the 2016 Athletics Hall of Fame class during the Banquet and Induction Ceremony on Saturday, April 30.
 

​Flute Choir will “Travel Around the World” During Upcoming Concert

04/12/2016

The Frederick Community College Flute Choir will present a program of music that takes you on a journey as they go “Traveling Around the World” on Thursday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. 

FCC Celebrates Jazz with Numerous Events in April

04/06/2016

The Frederick Community College Music Department will celebrate jazz with a variety of concerts and special guests throughout the month of April.

Moving Mountains Speaker Series Wraps Up With Matthew Lesko

04/06/2016

The Moving Mountains Speaker Series will culminate next week with entrepreneur Matthew Lesko.

​Now Open! New CEWD Office & Summer Registration

04/04/2016

We are proud to announce the Continuing Education & Workforce Development (CEWD) Registration Office is now located in the FCC Conference Center (E Building) in Room E113.

Best-Selling Author Erik Larson to Visit FCC as Part of Frederick Reads

04/01/2016

Best-selling author Erik Larson will visit Frederick Community College next week to discuss his writings, answer questions, and participate in a book signing.

FCC Emergency Management Student Secures Summer Internship at the White House

03/30/2016

Callie Gorgol, a FCC student working toward her Associate Degree of Applied Science in Emergency Management, was recently selected to serve as an intern at the White House this summer. 

Learning Commons Dedication Ceremony Scheduled for March 30

03/28/2016

Frederick Community College will hold a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Learning Commons at 11 a.m. on March 30.

FCC Group Donates Nearly 900 Items to Frederick Rescue Mission

03/21/2016

Students, faculty, and staff at Frederick Community College recently donated nearly 900 food items and hygiene products to the Frederick Rescue Mission after a campus-wide collection drive.

Students to Compete for Scholarships in Third Annual Business Plan Contest

03/11/2016

Frederick Community College will host its third annual Business Plan Contest next month, which will give five student finalists the opportunity to compete for scholarships provided by M&T Bank.

FCC Holding Open House for Kids and Teens Summer Programs

03/03/2016

FCC will hold an open house on Saturday, March 12 to showcase summer programs on campus for children and teenagers aged four to 15 years old. The open house will take place from 10 a.m. to noon in the FCC Conference Center

Theater FCC Bringing Back “Slut: The Play” Due to Popularity

02/26/2016

Due to the popularity and important message of Theater FCC’s fall production “Slut: The Play,” the group will bring back the play for four more shows this month.

Spring Fever Concert Cancelled

02/25/2016

The Spring Fever concert, scheduled for 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 28 has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled for October.

FCC to Host Free Annual Percussion Day

02/24/2016

FCC will host the 10th annual Percussion Day on Saturday, February 27, which will feature free performances and clinics for all those interested.
 

Moving Mountains Speaker Series Continues with Longtime Educator and Cancer Survivor Bob Viti

02/24/2016

As part of the ongoing Moving Mountains speaker series, Frederick Community College will welcome Bob Viti, longtime educator and cancer survivor, on Wednesday, March 2.

FCC Now Offering Radio Frequency Technician Program

02/17/2016

Frederick Community College is now offering a radio frequency technician program that will increase immediate job opportunities for students and help them get the training necessary to start their career in a growing field.

FCC Holding Book Launch Event for “Of Scions and Men”

02/17/2016

Courtney Sloan, FCC Learning Strategies Coordinator and adjunct professor, will hold a book launch event next week to celebrate the release of her new novel, “Of Scions and Men.”

FCC Executive Director Jurgen Hilke Named ITC Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

02/12/2016

Jurgen Hilke, the Executive Director for the Center for Distributed Learning at Frederick Community College, has been named recipient of the Instructional Technology Council (ITC) Lifetime Achievement Award as part of ITC’s 2016 Awards for Excellence in eLearning.

 

Public Invited to Learn About Oman at FCC Event

02/09/2016

Frederick Community College and its Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) invite the public to a book launch event on Feb. 17 for Professor Linda Pappas Funsch, who has recently published a book on The Sultanate of Oman, the oldest independent state in the Middle East.  

​FCC Creative Arts Magazine Wins Highest Award from American Scholastic Press Association

02/04/2016

Frederick Community College’s creative arts magazine has won a first place with special merit award from the American Scholastic Press Association for its 2015 issue. This is the highest award given. 

FCC’s Institute for Learning in Retirement Holding Open House

02/04/2016

Frederick Community College’s Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR55+) will host its Spring 2016 Open House on Friday, Feb. 12 when guests can explore opportunities for lifelong learning, meet ILR instructors, and register for classes. 

FCC Athletics Unveils 2016 Hall of Fame Induction Class

02/01/2016

Frederick Community College has named eight new members to its Athletics Hall of Fame who will be honored during a ceremony in April.

Julie Gaver Visits FCC as Part of the Moving Mountains Speaker Series

01/29/2016

As part of the ongoing Moving Mountains speaker series, Frederick Community College will welcome Julie Gaver, professional speaker and owner of a training and consulting practice, on February 3.

Graphic Design Students Win Regional Design Competition

11/20/2015

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

Upcoming FCC Concerts Feature Wide Range of Jazz Performances

11/20/2015

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

Moving Mountains Speaker Series Continues with PR Specialist and Emmy Award Winning Journalist

11/19/2015

As part of the ongoing Moving Mountains speaker series, Frederick Community College will welcome public relations specialist and Emmy award winning journalist Sherrie Johnson to campus on Jan. 20.

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

11/19/2015

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.

FCC Celebrates the Holidays with Festive Concerts

11/18/2015

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

Volleyball Sendoff For NJCAA National Tournament

11/11/2015

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.
 

State’s Attorney Charlie Smith to Address Teens at FCC Speaker Series Nov. 11

11/05/2015

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.

FCC Named to Military Friendly Schools List

11/05/2015

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

Evening at FCC Will Feature Artwork and Performances by Faculty Members

11/03/2015

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

FCC Board of Trustee Elected to ACCT Board of Directors

11/02/2015

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.

FCC Names New Executive Director of Institutional Advancement

10/14/2015

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

FCC Holding STEM Showcase to Highlight Grants and New Facilities

10/10/2015

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.
 

FCC Hires Longtime Law Enforcement Leader as Director of Public Safety and Security

10/09/2015

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

FCC Artist Recital Series will welcome back Robert Baker

10/08/2015

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.

FCC to Host College Night for Area High School Students

10/05/2015

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

FCC Holding Free Inspirational Speaker Series for Teens and Young Adults

10/02/2015

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.

Martinsburg VA Medical Center visit

09/24/2015

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. 

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

09/23/2015

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.

FCC to Host 10th Annual Latino Festival

09/18/2015

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

FCC Now Offering Audio Production Certificate Program

09/02/2015

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

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

09/02/2015

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

FCC Holding President’s Investiture and Community Celebration

08/25/2015

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

FCC Hosting Alumni Tailgate at Frederick Indoor Sports Center

08/24/2015

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.

New Cybersecurity Program Coming to FCC This Fall

08/10/2015

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

Fourteen FCC Athletes Named to All-Academic Team

08/06/2015

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

New and Updated Business Certificate Programs Being Offered at FCC

07/15/2015

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

FCC Baseball Coach Named Regional Coach of the Year

07/07/2015

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

​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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
 

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. 

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.
 

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.

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.

Spring Continuing Education Registration Now Open

12/08/2014

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

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.  

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. 

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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. 

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. 

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

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.

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.

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.  

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. 

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.  

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.

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.

Shields Music Scholarship Awards

04/11/2014

Application Deadline: Thursday, June 27, 2014

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.

The event 

“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.

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.