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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

    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. 

    Nancy Caplan
    Christopher J. Cherry
    Michael J. Cherry
    Michael and Joanne Davis
    Dr. Mary Ellen Duncan
    Lawrence and Barbara Greenfeld
    Susan Hellenbrand
    Dr. Kathleen Hetherington
    Ann Kienlen
    Kenneth* and Marie Kittelberger
    Estate of John Joseph Langan, Jr.
    Benay Leff
    Dennis and 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

    *These donors have passed away.

  • 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
    Baltimore Gas and Electric
    Vivian C. “Millie” and William Harrison* Bailey
    Dr. Lillian Bauder
    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
    Edward and Fern Hamel
    Joshua One Nine Foundation
    Hamel Builders
    Harkins Builders
    Helen Pumphrey Denit Charitable Trust
    Wilson* and Ann Hoerichs
    The Horizon Foundation of Howard County, Inc.
    Peter and  Elizabeth Horowitz
    Howard Bank
    Howard County Arts Council and the Howard County Government
    Howard County General Hospital, a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine
    HRLD Foundation - David & Debra Huber
    Bob and Bach Jeffrey
    The Kahlert Foundation, Inc.
    Kaiser Permanente
    Kenneth* and Marie Kittelberger
    Elizabeth and Ken Lundeen
    Lundy Family Foundation
    M&T Bank
    Maryland State Arts Council
    Patrick* and Jill McCuan
    MedStar Health
    Mercedes-Benz of Silver Spring
    Merritt Properties
    John G. Monteabaro Foundation
    PRFB Charitable Foundation
    Riparius Construction
    The Jim & Patty Rouse Charitable Foundation
    The Rouse Company Foundation
    The Ryland Group
    Sandy Spring Bank, Inc.
    Fred and Sandy Schoenbrodt
    Barbara and James Schulte
    Richard B. Talkin Family
    Barb Van Winkle
    Stephen* and Brenda Walker
    Wells Fargo Bank
    Work Strategy/Brian McIntyre
    W.R. Grace Foundation
    Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation

    *These donors have passed away.

  • 1970 Society

    ($25,000 - $99,999)  Recognizes annual leadership giving in 2021 and commemorates the college’s founding year.    

    CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
    Gilbane Building Company, Inc.
    Jean F. Moon
  • Pathway Society

    ($10,000 - $24,999) Recognizes individuals, organizations and businesses that have annually contributed to funding student achievement in 2021. 

    Allen & Shariff Corporation
    Earl and Mary Armiger
    Bachu Charitable Foundation, Inc.
    Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC
    BIC Educational Foundation
    Doug and Kyle Brooks
    Yolanda and Francis Bruno
    Clarence and Marti Carvell
    Ed and Fern Hamel Family Foundation, Inc.
    Ellicott City-Columbia Lions C
    EMJAY Engineering and Construction Co., Inc.
    Howard Hospital Foundation
    The Howard Hughes Corporation
    In-Depth Engineering
    Janet Jew
    SE Ung and Hee Soon Kim
    M&T Charitable Foundation
    The Paul and Ellen Gaske Foundation 
    PNC Bank
    St John Baptist Church
  • Scholars Society

    ($5,000 - $9,999)  Recognizes individuals, organizations, and businesses that annually committed to helping students achieve their educational goals in 2021. 

    Apple Ford Lincoln
    BB&T, Now Truist
    Boyer Gilbert Family Foundation, Inc.
    Brown Advisory
    Roger, Patti and Ally Caplan
    Chesapeake Corporate Advisors
    Corporate Office Properties Trust
    Global Center for Medical Innovation
    Robert and Mimie Helm
    Hamel Builders, Inc.
    Howard County General Hospital, a Member of Johns Hopkins
    Insituform Technologies
    Brandon James Kappert
    KCI Technologies, Inc.
    Keller Family Foundation
    The Marriner Family Irrevocable Trust
    Maryland Assoc of Comm Colleges
    MedStar Health
    NewWave Foundation, Inc.
    Steven and Susan Porter
    Richard and Diane Roca
    Security Development Corporation
    Kenneth and Linda Solow
    Wilde Lake Community Association, Inc.
    Womens Giving Circle
  • Partners in Success

    ($2,500 - $4,999) Recognizes individuals and corporate donations that annually partner with Howard Community College to help students succeed in 2021.

    2HB Incorporated
    Access Demolition Contracting, Inc.
    Bill and Deana Allen
    Anderson Fire Protection, Inc.
    Ayers Saint Gross, Inc.
    Benfield Electric
    Brightview Senior Living
    Bob and Mary Pat Cardoni
    Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, LLP
    Chad and Allison Ellis Foundation Corp.
    Mark and Deirdre Cochran
    Colonial Electric Company, Inc.
    David and Rochelle Conway
    Michael and Joanne Davis
    FAI Wealth Managment
    Estate of Renee Gier
    Ron and Cynthia Gula
    Bert and Joan Hash
    John and Kathleen Hetherington
    Howard County Association of Realtors
    Wayne Johnson
    Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City
    Vivian Moore Lawyer
    Richard M. Lombardo
    Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
    Charlie and Elsa Maskell
    Miles and Stockbridge
    Rob and Ann Moxley
    N-M Holdings, LLC
    The Noah Homayouni Lacrosse Foundation
    Northrop Realty
    Penguin Mechanical Contractors
    David and Jeanette Perin
    Prostatis Financial Advisors Group
    Eric G. Regelin
    Michael and Linda Retton
    RFC, Inc.
    Ronald and Gerry Roberson
    Sandy Spring Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, Peace Committee Scholarship
    Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
    SB & Company, LLC
    Schaefer Mechanical Services
    Siemens Industry, Inc.
    Graylin Smith
    Judy Smith
    Tensley Consulting
    Waldon Studio Architects & Planners PC, Inc.
    Washington Area New Automobile Dealers Association
    Williamsburg Group, LLC
  • Circle of Friends

    ($1,000 - $2,499) Recognizes the many friends of Howard Community College that prioritize making an annual donation for HCC students in 2021

    Adeo Advocacy
    African American Comm Roundtable of Howard Co
    Allons Voyage
    Joseph and Elizabeth Amato
    Joseph E. Anderson
    ATI, Inc.
    Atlantic Graphic Systems, Inc.
    Vivian Bailey
    Anne Barker
    Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church
    Amy S. Breslin
    Cabinet Discounters
    Canapp Sports Medicine
    Alison Canning
    Mary E. Cannon
    Carroll Independent Fuel, LLC
    Charles A. Klein & Sons, Inc.
    Christopher J. Cherry
    Coalition of Geriatric Services, Inc.
    Mary Catherine Cochran
    Columbia Film Society
    Community Foundation of Howard County
    Cozen O'Connor
    D.A. Drenner Concrete, Inc.
    Matthew A D'Amico
    David & Shirley Chickering Trust
    Davis, Agnor, Rapaport, & Skalny, LLC
    Dembo Jones, PC
    Sal and Carol Dunn
    Peggy Ecker
    Engineering Solutions, Inc.
    Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
    Jon and Gloria Files
    First Baptist Church of Guilford
    First National Bank
    Anabel Fishman
    Dr. Frank C. Marino Foundation, Inc.
    Virginia Lee Fry
    Funding For Teams LLC
    Gaines & Company
    Gensler Architects
    Paul and Suzanne Gleichauf
    Glen-Gery Masonry Supply
    James and Judy Grant
    Lawrence and Barbara Greenfeld
    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP
    Greenebaum Enterprises
    Rand Griffin
    Holly Hassett
    Highland Turf, Inc.
    Hoenes Family Foundation, Inc.
    Bruce and Mary Hollander
    Huddles Jones Sorteberg & Dachille
    Nancy C. Hutchison
    IdeaCrew, Inc.
    J. Vinton Schafer & Sons Inc.
    Carlos Jimenez
    David C. Jordan
    KasCon, Inc.
    Mark M. Kelehan
    Padraic Kennedy
    Kittamaqundi Community, Inc.
    Barbara Lawson
    Timothy and Margaret Lewis
    Barbara B. Livieratos
    James and Linda Loesch
    Thomas and Janet Loughran
    M&T Bank
    The Mall in Columbia
    Vladimir G. Marinich
    Melissa L. Mattey
    Rebecca W. Mihelcic-Chapman
    A. Skip Miller
    Paul Miller
    Helen B. Mitchell
    Murphy & Dittenhafer, Inc.
    Nations Contractor, Inc.
    John and Margaret Oehrli
    Osiris Therapeutics, Inc.
    People Who Need People
    Cindy Peterka
    Plano-Coudon, LLC
    Poverni Sheikh Group
    James and Joan Ray
    Reveal Wealth
    Riparius Construction, Inc.
    Rotary Club of Columbia-Patuxent, Inc.
    Rule4 Building Group
    Rajendar and Indira Saini
    Dennis and Sandra Schrader
    Gregory and Tammy Schuessler
    Anita C Smith
    Kimberly D Smith
    Sodexo Inc
    Southway Builders
    Starflight Enterprises, Inc.
    David and Robin Steele
    Darryl and Donna Stokes
    Robert and Amy Strahl
    Synergy ECP, LLC
    Technovation Data, Inc.
    Teldan Trucking
    Tin Lizzie Wineworks
    UHY Advisors Mid-Atlantic MD Inc.
    Wealthspire Advisors
    The Wendy Slaughter Team At Elevate Real Estate Brokerage
    Worldwide Communication Inc.
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