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HCC President Kate Hetherington Wins Entrepreneurial President Award from National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship

October 31, 2012

Columbia, Maryland — The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship awarded Howard Community College (HCC) President Dr. Kate Hetherington the Entrepreneurial President Award during its annual conference in Chicago, Illinois, from October 7 to 10, 2012. The award recognizes Dr. Hetherington’s substantial efforts to support entrepreneurship education at HCC and foster a community that embraces entrepreneurial thinking.  

Now in its 10th year, the NACCE is comprised of educators, entrepreneurs, and business development professionals, and provides programs and services in entrepreneurship education while serving as an advocate in community-based entrepreneurship. Its annual conference brings together community college presidents, educators, administrators, policy-makers, strategic partners, and entrepreneurs to discuss strategy, curricula, marketing, technology, administration and more as it pertains to the world of entrepreneurship education.

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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 over 30,000 students annually at its main campus in Columbia, the Ecker Business Training Center, Laurel College Center, and Mount Airy College Center for Health Care Education. 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.