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2015 Military Friendly School, Victory Media Inc. (also in 2013 and 2014)

2014 Great College to Work For, selected by The Chronicle of Higher Education (also in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, and 2009)

2014 Bronze Telly, HCC-TV, "In Focus: Howard Community College," "In the Spotlight," "Table 2 Table," "Dragons Lair Update," and "I am My Own Wife"

2014 Silver Summit Creative Award, HCC-TV, "Table 2 Table"

2014 Bronze Summit Creative Award, HCC-TV, "Horowitz Center"

2014 Communicator Award of Distinction, HCC-TV, "In the Spotlight," "Reel Talk," "Table 2 Table," "Dragons Lair Update," "SHRM"

2014 Communicator Award of Distinction and Accolade Award of Merit for Editing, HCC-TV, "Horowitz Center"

2014 Accolade Award of Merit and a Communicator Award of Distinction, HCC-TV, "In Focus: Howard Community College" 

2014 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), Gold, The United States Green Building Council, Health Sciences Building

2014 National Emerging Leadership Award, American Association of Community Colleges

2014 Digital Community Colleges National Survey Winner
, selected by the Center for Digital Education (also in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007)

2014 Judges' Choice Award, Best Taste Award, and People's Choice Award, The Arc of Howard County Chocolate Ball,
Hospitality and Culinary Management Program (People's Choice also in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009)

2013 Wintergreen Awards for Excellence in Green Building, U.S. Green Building Council Maryland, Health Sciences Building

2013 National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence, U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center 

2013 Accessibility Leadership, The Howard County Commission on Disability Issues

2013 College of the Year, The American Red Cross Greater Chesapeake & Potomac Blood Service Region

2013 Gold-Level Healthy Workplace, selected by Howard County Government (also in 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009)

2013 American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Exemplary CEO/Board Award

2013 3M Annual Innovation Award
, Plant Operations

2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, Corporation for National and Community Service (also 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007)

2013 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Northeast Regional Equity Award, Howard PRIDE (Purpose, Respect, Initiative, Determination, Excellence) Program

2013 National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District Medallion Award, Office of Public Relations and Marketing, 6 Medallion Awards 

2013 National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) Paragon Award, Office of Public Relations and Marketing, Athletics Brochure

2013 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Men's Outdoor Track and Field National Champions

2013 Communicator Award of Distinction
, HCC-TV "In  the Spotlight," "Dragon's Lair Update," "In Focus: Howard Community College," and "Adult Learner Commercial." 

2013 Communicator Accolade Award of Merit, HCC-TV "In the Spotlight"

2012 Gold-Level Healthy Workplace, Howard County Government

2012 "Best of Web," selected by the Center for Digital Education

2012 Heiskell Award Winner for Innovation in International Education, Institute of International Education, Internationalizing the Community College, Global Distinction Program

2012 Communicator Award of Distinction, HCC-TV "In the Spotlight"

2011 Top 50 Fastest Growing Public Two-Year College, selected by Community College Week

2011 Gold-Level Healthy Workplace,  Howard County Government

2011 Ava Platinum Award, HCC-TV "Welcome to Howard Community College" and "Adjunct Faculty" Videos

2011 National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence (CDFAE), member college selected by Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center

2011 EMPixx Awards, Four Gold Awards for HCC-TV's "CineMaryland," "In the Spotlight," "Speech & Debate Promo," and "Two by J.M. Barrie"

2010 Ava Gold Award for "In Focus: Howard Community College" Television Program

2010 Top Military-Friendly College, Military Advanced Education

2010 Gold-Level Healthy Workplace, Howard County Government

2010 Best Practice Award for the Summer Study Abroad Partnership, American Association of Community Colleges

2009 Best of Show, HCC Times, fifth place in its category, Associated Collegiate Press

2009 Award of Excellence, Baltimore/Washington Corridor Chamber (BWCC) Foundation

2009 Choose Civility Award for Friendly Campus initiative

2009 Healthy Workplaces Award, Howard County Government

2009 Outstanding Community Mediation Partner for Mediation and Conflict Resolution Center, Maryland District Court Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution (March 2009)

2008 Top-Tech Savy Community Colleges, Center for Digital Education and the American Association of Community Colleges

2007 U.S. Senate Productivity Award (highest Maryland Quality Award), Maryland's U.S. Senators and University of Maryland

2007 Exemplary Initiative Award for Student Retention and Success for STEP UP program, National Council of Instructional Administrators

2007 Best of Web, Center for Digital Education

2006 Maryland Quality Award (Silver), Maryland's U.S. Senators and University of Maryland (Bronze 2003 and 2004)

2006 TOPS Maryland Employer of Distinction Award, Maryland Society for Human Resource Management State Council and the Daily Record

Light the Fire Meritorious Service Award for Adult Basic Skills, The Arc of Maryland

2005 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization, NAFSA: Association of International Educators

2005 International Intercultural Achievement Award, American Council on International Intercultural Education (ACIIE)

2005 SunGuard SCT Technology Award, College and University Professional Association for Human Resources

2004-05 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval, Maryland Work~Life Alliance

2004 Top Ten for Academic Excellence for the HCC Physics Program, American Association of Physics Teachers

2004 Emmy Award for HCC-TV, National Television Academy of Arts and Sciences, National Capitol/Chesapeake Bay Chapter

2003 Outstanding Advising Program, National Academic Advising Association

2003 Exemplary Program of the Year for the English Language Institute, Two-Year College Association

Best Practice Award for the Summer Study Abroad Partnership, American Association of Colleges and Universities

Outstanding Mathematics Faculty, Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Outstanding Performance Award for English as a Second Language, Maryland State Department of Education

Economic Development Achievement Award, Economic Development Authority of Howard County

Tutoring Program of the Year for the Learning Assistance Center, National Tutoring Association

Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development named "one of the top continuing education units in North America," Learning Resources Network (LERN)

Outstanding Service Provider Award for Project Access, Howard County Commission on Disability

Literacy Works Outstanding Performance Award for the External High School Diploma Program, Maryland State Department of Education