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AACC Hosts Business Competitions, Job Fair and Conferences

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the event’s web page or the college’s website at http://www.aacc.edu/events.

 

April 85-9 p.m. “Ask an Immigration Attorney Night,” at which four immigration attorneys will offer free, 20-minute, anonymous, individual consultations to members of the public; sign up on site, first-come, first-served; one of a series of events for April as Immigration Awareness Month at Anne Arundel Community College; free; Center for Applied Learning and Technology Room 100, AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/homeland/NewsEvents.cfm

 

April 169 a.m.noon Big Idea/Elevator Pitch Competition. Students present their innovative ideas to a panel of judges in one of two categories – general or technology; sponsored by Anne Arundel Community College’s Business Management and Entrepreneurial Studies department, with funding by A.J. Properties and First Mariner Bank; monetary awards for top three winners in each category; free and open to the public; Florestano Building Room 101, AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information or entry rules, visit http://www.aacc.edu/esi/bigidea.cfm.

April 1610-11 a.m. Workshop, “The Job Fair: The Spotlight is on You!” Get final tips on how to market your skills and impress employers; all attendees get priority meetings with employers at 11:30 a.m. prior to the job fair; free; Dragun Science Building Room 110 on the Anne Arundel Community College Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; sponsored by AACC’s Employment Services; for information, email ctrc@aacc.edu or call 410-777-2770 or 410-777-2512 or visit website, http://www.aacc.edu/careers/employmentservices/jobfair.cfm

April 16noon-4 p.m. Anne Arundel Community College Spring 2015 Job Fair – Job seekers should dress professionally and bring resumes; David S. Jenkins Memorial Gymnasium, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free for all jobseekers; employers pay $325 for booth through Feb. 15 and $450 for a booth after that.; for information, email ctrc@aacc.edu or call 410-777-2770 or 410-777-2512 or visit website, http://www.aacc.edu/careers/employmentservices/jobfair.cfm

April 166-8 p.m. Forum on the Judiciary: “An Evening with the Bench,” panel of judges from every level of Maryland courts will recount their most intriguing and impactful cases; a unique opportunity for students taking law classes or those planning in working in legal or law enforcement careers; sponsored by the Anne Arundel Community College Legal Studies Institute; free; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information, call 410-777-7323 or visit http://www.aacc.edu/legalstudies/judiciary.cfm

April 2310 a.m.-1 p.m. 4th Annual AACC Truck Pull – A series of activities, including teams pulling trucks, for high school and college students to make them aware of high-demand careers in the transportation industry and pathways and educational opportunities to prepare for those careers; Parking Lot C on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; sponsored by AACC’s Transportation, Logistics and Cargo Security program; free; for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/business/truckpull.cfm or contact Kipp Snow at 410-777-2923 or truckpull@aacc.edu.

April 259 a.m.-2 p.m. Sustainability Day, celebrating the end of Sustainability Month at Anne Arundel Community College; includes selling rain barrels, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; a shredder truck from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; tours of “green spots” on campus; a rain-barrel building demonstration at noon; and a chance to meet with community groups working toward sustainability and protecting the environment; free; AACC Quad (area surrounded by the Truxal Library, the Humanities Building, the Science Building and the Careers Center building; for details about that day and other Sustainability Month events, visit http://www.aacc.edu/sustainabilitymonth/

April 291-3 p.m. TEACH Institute Open House for high school students interested in becoming teachers; come to campus, meet faculty, staff and current students and find out why so many future teachers choose Anne Arundel Community College; sponsored by the TEACH Institute; free; for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/teach/openhouse.cfm or email janagiel@aacc.edu.

May 1Annual Business Plan Competition at Anne Arundel Community College; AACC students compete for a year’s space in the AACC Student Business Incubator and networking opportunities; finalists will present their business plans for a new or proposed business or organization before a panel of area business representatives, who will question them much as investors do in a real situation; free; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219; for information, call Stephen Berry, at 410-777-2363, email smberry1@aacc.edu or visit http://www.aacc.edu/esi/businessplan.cfm.

May 72-3 p.m. Guest speaker Renee Forney, executive director of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security CyberSkills Management Support Initiative, will discuss job opportunities students have as part of the DHS cybersecurity mission; sponsored by AACC’s computer technology department; free; for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/computertech.

 

May 288:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Conference, “Crime, Violence and Mental Illness,” continuing professional education training geared toward criminal justice, homeland security and social services employees who encounter people with mental illness in their professions; 3-4 p.m. reception; sponsored by AACC’s Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Institute; $95; continuing education units available for social workers; for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/conferences/mentalillness.cfm, email cpe@aacc.edu or call 410-777-2970.

 

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