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Recognition Societies

These distinguished individuals and organizations generously provide vital support to HCC students through leadership and commitment to the college's mission.

  • Legacy Society

    Legacy Society- Recognizes those who have made legacy gifts, such as bequest, that invest in the future of students who will be tomorrow’s pillars of society. 

    • Anonymous
    • Nancy Caplan
    • Michael and Joanne Davis
    • Dr. Mary Ellen Duncan
    • Lawrence and Barbara Greenfeld
    • Susan Hellenbrand
    • Dr. Kathleen Hetherington
    • Ann Kienlen
    • Kenneth and Marie Kittelberger
    • Benay Leff
    • Melissa Mattey
    • Patrick and Jill McCuan
    • Alan and Judy Ratner
    • Steven Sachs
    • Kenneth and Linda Solow
    • Todd Thompson
    • Barbara Van Winkle
    • Stephen and Brenda Walker
  • President's Circle

    President’s Circle- Recognizes those who have partnered with the foundation in building relationships to promote the college and have a lifetime donation of more than $100,000 to support HCC students.

    • Bank of America
    • BGE
    • Boyer Gilbert Family Foundation, Inc.
    • Yolanda and Frank Bruno
    • Cardoni & Waddell, LLC
    • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
    • Coca Cola Refreshments, Inc.
    • The Columbia Bank
    • Community Foundation of Howard County
    • Cosmopolitan Incorporated
    • Ellicott City-Columbia Lions Club
    • Cheryl Griffin
    • Rand Griffin
    • Fern & Ed Hamel
    • Helen Pumphrey Denit Charitable Trust
    • Wilson and Ann Hoerichs
    • The Horizon Foundation of Howard County, Inc.
    • Peter and  Elizabeth Horowitz
    • The Howard County Arts Council and the Howard County Gov
    • Howard County General Hospital, a Member of Johns Hopkins
    • HRLD- David & Debra Huber
    • John G. Monteabaro Foundation
    • Kahlert Foundation, Inc.
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Kathy & Jerry Wood Foundation
    • Kenneth and Marie Kittelberger
    • Elizabeth and Ken Lundeen
    • Lundy Family Foundation
    • M&T Bank
    • Maryland State Arts Council
    • Patrick and Jill McCuan
    • MedStar Health
    • Merritt Properties
    • Riparius Construction
    • The Jim & Patty Rouse Charitable Foundation
    • The Rouse Company Foundation
    • The Ryland Group
    • Fred and Sandy Schoenbrodt
    • Barbara and James Schulte
    • Richard Talkin
    • W.R. Grace
    • Stephen and Brenda Walker
    • Wells Fargo Bank
    • Work Strategies
  • 1970 Society

    1970 Society ($25,000 - $99,999)  Recognizes annual leadership giving in 2017 and commemorates the college’s founding year.

    • Coca Cola Refreshments, Inc.
    • The Kahlert Foundation
  • Pathway Society

    Pathway Society ($10,000 - $24,999) Recognizes individuals, organizations and businesses that have annually contributed to funding student achievement in 2017.

    • BGE
    • The Boyer Gilbert Family Foundation, Inc.
    • Columbia Film Society
    • Ellicott City Lions Club
    • Viginia Fry
    • The Paul & Ellen Gaske Foundation
    • GEICO Philanthropic Foundation
    • Bach and Bob Jeffrey Family Fund
    • LG-TEK
    • The M&T Charitable Foundation
    • PNC Foundation
    • Sandy Spring Bank
    • Carl and Thora Strobel
  • Scholars Society

    Scholars Society ($5,000 - $9,999)  Recognizes individuals, organizations, and businesses that annually committed to helping students achieve their educational goal in 2017.

    • Apple Ford
    • Ayers Saint Gross
    • BB&T
    • Carlton and Lynn Coleman
    • Community Foundation of Howard County
    • Corporate Office Properties LP
    • EMJAY Engineering
    • Helm Family Charitable Trust
    • Howard County General Hospital
    • Howard Research and Development
    • Steven and Kathleen Joss
    • Kittamaqundi Community, Inc.
    • Maryland Association of Community Colleges
    • Pinnacle Advisory Group
    • PNC Bank
    • Security Development Corporation
  • Partners in Success

    Partners in Success ($2,500 - $4,999) Recognizes individuals and corporate donations that annually partner with Howard Community College to help students succeed in 2017.

    • 1919 Investment Counsel, LLC
    • Charles A. Klein & Sons
    • Chesapeake Corporate Advisors
    • Columbia Bank
    • Sal Dun
    • EMJAY Engineering
    • Harkins Builders
    • Howard County Arts Council
    • J & F Construction
    • KCI Technologies
    • The Keller Family
    • The Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City Maryland, Inc.
    • The Links, Inc.
    • Madison Mechanical
    • Rebecca Mihelcic-Chapman
    • Pandora Jewelry
    • RCF, Inc.
    • RCI Heating & Air Conditioning
    • Revere Bank
    • Roman Company
    • Rotary Club of Howard West
    • Law Offices of Thomas & Libowitz, P.A.
    • Edward Waddell
    • Waldon Studio Architects and Planner
  • Circle of Friends

    Circle of Friends ($1,000 - $2,400) Recognizes the many friends of Howard Community College that prioritize making an annual donation for HCC students in 2017.

    • AAUW, Howard County Branch
    • Gerald Abbott and Ruth Payne
    • The Alpha Foundation of Howard County
    • Susan Baker
    • The Beacon Institute
    • Bright Technologies
    • Brightview
    • First Baptist Church of Guilford
    • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
    • Janet Moye Cornick
    • Elkridge Rotary Club
    • Craig Flury
    • Eric Francis
    • Stephen Gardner
    • Edward Grimes
    • Bert and Joan Hash
    • Lilah Haxton
    • Patricia Hillman
    • Richard Housman
    • Howard County Chinese School
    • Howard County Public School System
    • Howard County Striders
    • John Keeney
    • Samuel and Patricia Krupsaw
    • Leach Wallace Associates, Inc.
    • Lutheran Village at Millers Grant, Inc.
    • Steven and Kathleen Martin
    • Modu-Tech
    • Dwight Miculis
    • Morgan Stanley/The Flury Group
    • Kenneth and Patricia Pittman
    • Pearl Foundation
    • PNC
    • Riggins Services, LLC
    • Ristorante Firenze
    • Rajendar Saini
    • Sill Engineering Group
    • Allen Stott
    • William Tan & Associates
    • Holly Thomas and Karen Thomas
    • Trane
    • Triple C Wholesalers
    • The University of Maryland Foundation
    • Barb Van Winkle
    • Walmart
    • David and Jane Wasser
    • Whole Foods
  • Grantors

    The HCC Educational Foundation partners with college faculty and staff to apply for funding grants based on the needs of the college and community.  Currently, these areas are identified as priorities: STEM, cyber security, health sciences, the arts, workforce development, underrepresented populations and entrepreneurship initiatives. 

    Howard Community College and the HCC Educational Foundation have received the following grants:

    Funder Project Description
    CareFirst Nursing and Allied Health Provides scholarships to low and moderate income and other eligible HCC students in nursing and allied health programs.  
    Grace Foundation STEM Lab Equipment Funding to purchase equipment for the HCC chemistry lab
    Horizon Foundation Continuing Education - Workforce Development Grant to develop a Healthcare Interpreter Certificate Program
    Howard County Arts Council Rep Stage  Community Arts Development Project Grant to support Rep Stage
    Kaiser Permanente Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship funding for credit and non-credit nursing and allied health students.
    Maryland Higher Education Commission Nursing and Allied Health Health Personnel Shortage Incentive Grant for LPN Nursing and Medical Lab Technology programs
    Maryland State Arts Council Rep Stage  Grant to Rep Stage to provide quality theatre for the Columbia community
    Maryland TESOL English and World Languages Professional Development Grant to increase the number of hours that pronunciation coaches are available at the ESL lab
    National Foreign Language Center/University of Maryland World Languages STARTALK grant to provide summer language institute in Chinese and Arabic to county high school students.
    National Science Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship Program (S-STEM) Four year grant to provide scholarships in computer science, engineering, biological and physical sciences and mathematics in order to expand enrollment, reduce economic barriers and increase student retention and transfer.
    Student Veterans of America/Home Depot Student Veteran Organization VetCenter Initiative grant to improve and renovate the Student Veteran Center on campus.
    U.S. Department of Labor Cybersecurity TAACCCT grant for Cyber-Technology Pathways Across Maryland (CPAM) Consortium to improve the cyber-technology workforce in the state.
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