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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
    • Columbia Film Society
    • Community Foundation of Howard County
    • Cosmopolitan Incorporated
    • Ellicott City-Columbia Lions Club
    • Cheryl Griffin
    • Rand Griffin
    • Fern & Ed Hamel
    • Harkins Builders
    • 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
    • Bob and Bach Jeffrey
    • 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
    • Bill and Susan Schneider
    • 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.
    • Hamel Builders
    • Bach and Bob Jeffrey Family Fund
    • The Kahlert Foundation
    • Bill and Susan Schneider
  • Pathway Society

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

    • Earl and Mary Armiger
      BGE
      The Boyer Gilbert Family Foundation, Inc.
      Edward Cochran
      Columbia Film Society
      Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County/Chaney Fund
      Community Foundation of Howard County
      Ellicott City Lions Club
      Virginia Fry
      Galbraith Winer Family Trust
      The Paul & Ellen Gaske Foundation
      GEICO Philanthropic Foundation
      Ed and Fern Hamel
      Harkins Builders
      Peter and Elizabeth Horowitz
      LG-TEK
      Kenneth and Elizabeth Lundeen
      The M&T Charitable Foundation
      PNC Foundation
      Sandy Spring Bank
      Frederick and Sandy Schoenbrodt
      State of Maryland 
      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.

    • Derek Ammons
      Apple Ford 
      Ayers/Saint/Gross
      Susan Baker
      Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC
      BB&T
      Bruce Campbell
      Ravi and Bhuvana Chandran
      Coca Cola
      Christopher and Laura Cochran
      Carlton and Lynn Coleman
      Community Foundation of Howard County/Women's Giving Circle 
      Corporate Office Properties LP
      Cosmopolitan Incorporated
      Daycon
      Sal and Carol Dunn
      EMJAY Engineering
      Fourth Dimension Engineering, LLC
      Greater Catonsville Dental Study Club
      The Greenway Foundation
      Farida Guzdar
      Havtech
      John and Kate Hetherington
      Helm Family Charitable Trust
      Howard Bank
      Howard County Arts Council
      Howard County General Hospital/Professional Staff-Physicians
      The Howard Hughes Corporation
      Humphrey Associates, Inc.
      The Jeffrey Group at Morgan Stanley
      Johns Hopkins Health System
      Kathleen and Steven Joss
      KCI Technologies
      Keller Family Charitable Trust Fund
      Kittamaqundi Community, Inc.
      Lift Off Distribution
      Valdimir Marinich and Barbara Livieratos
      Maryland Association of Community Colleges
      Medstar Health, Inc.
      Pinnacle Advisory Group
      Security Development Corporation
      Quentin Smith
      Ken and Linda Solow
      Taylor Foundation
      Barb Van Winkle
      W.R. Grace Foundation
  • 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
      Allen & Shariff Corporation
      BayBank
      Kathleen Berry
      Doug and Kyle Brooks
      Yolanda and Frank Bruno
      Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, LLP
      Charles A. Klein & Sons
      Chesapeake Corporate Advisors
      Chesapeake Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
      The Columbia Association
      The Columbia Bank
      Columbia Rotary Club, Inc. 
      Costello Construction
      Design Collective, Inc.
      Elkridge Rotary Club
      Gilbane Building Company
      Greenebaum Enterprises
      Thomas Hicks
      The Horizon Foundation of Howard County, Inc.
      Zoe Irvin
      J & F Construction
      Kaiser Permanente
      Kevin Kelehan
      The Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City MD, Inc.
      Law Offices of Thomas & Libowitz, P.A.
      The Links, Inc.
      Madison Mechanical
      Magellan Health
      Missy Mattey
      Ronald Mayer and  Nora Scanlan 
      Matthew McHugh
      Rebecca Mihelcic-Chapman and Richard Chapman
      Helen Mitchell
      New Wave Foundation
      Pandora Jewelry
      Plano-Coudon LLC
      RCF, Inc.
      Revere Bank
      Riparius Construction
      Roman Company
      Ronald X. Roberson
      Rotary Club of Columbia Patuxent
      Rotary Club of Howard West
      S.A.F.E. Management, inc.
      SB & Company
      LaRee and Jahantab Siddiqui
      Judy L. Smith
      Allen Stott
      Tenable Network Security
      The University System of Maryland Foundation, Inc.
      The Vertical Connection, Inc.
      Ed Waddell
      Waldon Studio Architects & Planners
      Williamsburg Group
  • 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
      Maria Anderson
      Margaret R. Armitage
      Krishna Bachu
      Vivian Bailey
      Susan Baker
      Bard Family Foundation
      Anjula Batra
      The Beacon Institute
      Marianne Hyang Nam Brackney and Richard Brackney
      Kimberly Bohnet
      BrightView
      Victor Broccolino
      Andrew Bulleri
      Walter Bumphus
      Angel Burba
      Canon
      The Caplan Group
      CareFirst Blue Choice
      Leona and Harry Carpenter
      Christopher Cherry
      Michael Claypool
      Coalition of Geriatric Services
      Mary Catherine Cochran
      Columbia 50th Birthday Celebration, Inc.
      Janet Moye Cornick
      The Creig Northrop Team P.C.
      Janet and Mark Cullison
      Ralph Cullison III 
      Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC
      Decanter Fine Wines
      The de Leon-Khanna Charitable Fund
      Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
      Christopher DeSimone 
      Lauren Diener 
      Elizabeth Dodson 
      DonateWell/Home Depot Matching Gifts
      Steve and Miriam Dubin
      Mary Ellen Duncan
      Maura Dunnigan
      Rosalie Elespuru and Rosalie Lijinsky
      Allan and Linda Field
      First Baptist Church of Guilford 
      Craig Flury
      Eric S. Francis
      David Gaines
      Yifei Gan
      Stephen and Sherry Gardner
      Genna & Associates LLC
      GGP Limited Partnership/The Mall of Columbia
      Abby Glassberg and Franklin Staines
      The Goodman Lentz Family Fund
      Andrew Goresh
      Barbara and Lawrence Greenfeld
      Randall Griffin
      Edward Grimes
      Bert and Joan Hash 
      Judith Haxton
      Lilah Haxton
      Patricia Hillman
      Robert Hogue
      Bethany Hooper
      Howard County Chamber of Commerce
      Howard County Chinese School
      Howard County Economic Development Authority
      Howard County Striders, Inc.
      Lawrence and Lois Hunter
      Chuck and Anne Johnson
      Margaret Kahlor
      Padraic and Ellen Kennedy 
      John Keeney 
      Kigner Family Trust
      Fran and Geoffrey Kroll
      Samuel and Patricia Krupsaw
      George Laniado
      Valerie Lash
      Leach Wallace Associates, Inc.
      John and Betsy Lew
      Richard Lombardo
      Lutheran Village at Millers Grant, Inc.
      Mangione Family Foundation
      Robert Marietta
      Kathleen and Steven Martin
      Matthew R. Horowitz, CPA
      Laura and Kevin McHugh
      Richard McHugh
      Brian McIntyre
      Dwight Miculis
      Kathleen Mikszan
      James Moxley
      Shelley Mulitz
      John Narron
      Jeyasingh Nithianandam
      Pearl Foundation, Inc.
      David and Jeanette Perin
      Carl and Mamie Perkins
      Patti Petry
      Kenneth and Patricia Pittman
      Praxis Engineering
      Phillip Riggins
      Ristorante Firenze
      Rotary Club of Elkridge
      Steven and Lee Sachs
      Rajendar M. Saini
      Christopher Schardt
      Barbara Schuyler and Patricia Wilson 
      Shanti, Inc.
      Siemens
      Paul Sill
      Madge and Michael Silverman
      Emily Slunt
      Felicita Sola-Carter
      St. John Properties
      Modu-Tech
      Mark Stinson
      Strategic Wealth Management
      Sunrise Rotary Club of Ellicott City
      Jean Svacina
      Synergy ECP
      William Tan & Associates
      Holly H. Thomas
      Trane
      Triple C. Wholesalers, Inc.
      James and Verity Truby
      Patricia Turner
      United Way of Central MD
      Vaughn Greene Funeral Services, PA
      Verizon
      Walmart
      Jane and David Wasser
      Courtney Watson
      Whole Foods Market
  • 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
    Community Foundation of Howard County Scholarships Grant to support scholarships for Howard Community College students with financial need.
    Grace Foundation STEM Lab Equipment Funding to purchase equipment for the HCC chemistry lab
    Howard County Arts Council Rep Stage  Community Arts Development Project Grant to support the 2017-2018 Rep Stage season.
    Howard County Department of Citizen Services - Community Services Partnerships Career Links Grant will promote self-sufficiency by funding 15 facilitated sessions of the "Getting Ahead in a Just-Getting-By World" curriculum to 8 - 12 individuals from low income households.
    Howard University/National Science Foundation SET Division Subaward of Howard University NSF grant: LSAMP: Washington Baltimore Hampton Roads Alliance. The project will contribute to the national agenda to increase the number of historically underrepresented minorities receiving baccalaureate degrees in STEM disciplines. 
    Maryland State Arts Council Rep Stage  To provide quality theatre for the Columbia community
    Maryland State Department of Education Child Care Career and Professional Development Provides funding to credentialed child providers to pursue a college degree in early childhood education, education for children, child development, family studies or related disciplines. 
    Maryland State Department of Education Children's Learning Center MSDE Pre-K Expansion Grant will provide pre-K services to low income students at the CLC
    National Science Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship Program (S-STEM) Four year grant to provide scholarships in computer science, engineering, biological and physical sciences 
    National Science Foundation Audio Visual Technology Addressing the Need for Innovative Education of Audio Visual Specialists; a collaborative project with Carroll Community College. The grant will allow CCC and HCC to develop and implement analogous AAS and certificate programs in Audio Visual Technology Systems to meet workforce needs. 
    PNC Foundation Children's Learning Center Funding for materials and supplies to renovate the CLC playground
    U.S. Department of Labor; subgrant from Montgomery College Cybersecurity TAACCCT grant for Cyber-Technology Pathways Across Maryland (CPAM) Consortium to improve the cybertechnology workforce in the state.
    University of Maryland School of Medicine/MD-Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention Network Counseling and Career Services Partner with the University of Maryland to establish active suicide prevention activities on the HCC campus through implemention of the Kognito software to train faculty and staff on suicide awareness and prevention.
    University System of Maryland/U.S. Department of Education Mathematics - Statistics Pathway Project Subaward of University System of Maryland First in the World project to develop a statistics pathway in the mathematics department.
 
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