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Howard Community College’s Project Access Program Hosts Information Session January 21

January 12, 2012

(Columbia, MD) – Project Access of Howard Community College (HCC) hosts a free parent/student information session on Saturday, January 21, 2012 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Burrill Galleria (SA-100) on the campus of HCC.  A snow date is scheduled for January 28, 2012 from 1 to 3 p.m.  The session will provide information about Project Access, a transition and retention program aimed at helping high school students with disabilities get into college and succeed there. It will focus on the Project Access Summer Institute, which will meet Monday through Friday, July 9 to August 3, and will offer instruction in reading, writing, math, study skills, college survival skills, career development, Internet use and drama. Students completing grades nine, ten, eleven and twelve in Maryland public and private high schools and on the diploma track in high school are eligible to participate in Project Access.

For more information, contact Assistant Director Dr. Linda Schnapp at 443-518-4625 or

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Howard Community College (HCC) is a publicly funded two-year community college serving the educational needs of the citizens and employers in Howard County, Maryland since 1970. With its slogan, “You Can Get There from Here,” the college has forged a variety of partnerships to offer career and transfer programs to nearly 29,000 students annually at its main campus in Columbia, the Ecker Business Training Center, and Laurel College Center. Located midway between two major metropolitan areas, Washington DC and Baltimore, MD, Howard Community College is an affordable, community-based institution that has long been recognized for its ability to inspire learning, and the lifelong pursuit of personal and professional goals. Among its many awards is the prestigious U.S. Senate Productivity Award for organizational performance excellence.