November 30, 2012
Columbia, MD – Please join Howard Community College (HCC) on Friday, December 7, 2012, for a Project Access workshop that will be held in room 400 of the college’s Rouse Company Foundation Student Services Hall (RCF-400). A continental breakfast will be served from 8:30 to 9 a.m. followed by a workshop that will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost of the workshop is $45 and continuing education credits will be available.
Project Access is designed to assist students with learning disabilities by facilitating the transition of high school students into college, increasing the success rate and retention of freshman students, and improving career counseling and job placement services. Workshop participants will learn about the many innovative opportunities that are offered for students at HCC and other institutions.
Featured at the workshop will be a presentation by Dr. Meg Gigal, co-director of Think College, and four panelists who will introduce their respective college programs. The panelists include Meredith Lowman, director of community opportunities in recreation and enrichment at HCC; Carla Nabore, director of developmental education/workforce access at Montgomery College; Jennifer Arndt Robinson, associate director of The Success Program at University of Maryland Baltimore County; and Brian Freedman, Ph.D., director of the Career and Life Studies Certificate at the Transition, Education & Employment model unit at the University of Delaware.
For workshop registration, visit http://ow.ly/fGVwL. For more information, contact Mary Fuller at 443-518-4672 and firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Linda Schnapp, associate director, Project Access at 443-518-4625 and email@example.com.