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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
    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 2020 and commemorates the college’s founding year.    

    Coca-Cola Refreshments, Inc.
    Columbia Film Society
    Estate of John Joseph Langan, Jr.
    Mangione Family Foundation
    Northrop Grumman Foundation


  • Pathway Society

    ($10,000 - $24,999) Recognizes individuals, organizations and businesses that have annually contributed to funding student achievement in 2020. 

    AAUW of Howard County
    Apple Ford Lincoln
    l. Earl Armiger and Mary T. Armiger
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.
    BB&T, Now Truist
    BIC Educational Foundation
    Ellicott City-Columbia Lions C
    EMJAY Engineering and Construction Co., Inc.
    Fulton Bank
    Edward and Fern Hamel
    Hamel Builders, Inc.
    John and Kathleen Hetherington
    Howard County General Hospital, a Member of Johns Hopkins
    Howard Hospital Foundation
    The Howard Hughes Corporation
    Janet Jew
    M&T Charitable Foundation
    Maxim Charitable Foundation
    MedStar Health
    Networking Concepts, Inc.
    The Paul and Ellen Gaske Foundation
    PNC Bank
    Sandy Spring Bank, Inc.
    Fred and Sandy Schoenbrodt
    W.R. Grace Foundation, Inc.
    Tim Wolf
  • Scholars Society

    ($5,000 - $9,999)  Recognizes individuals, organizations, and businesses that annually committed to helping students achieve their educational goals in 2020. 

    Derek Ammons
    Anderson Fire Protection, Inc.
    Ayers Saint Gross, Inc.
    Boyer Gilbert Family Foundation, Inc.
    Doug and Kyle Brooks
    Edward Cochran
    Colonial Electric Company, Inc.
    Community Foundation of Howard County
    Corporate Office Properties Trust
    Glenn and Beth Falcao
    Robert and Mimie Helm
    Helm Family Charitable Trust
    Eileen M. Holliday
    Howard Bank
    The Howard County Arts Council and the Howard County Gov
    Greg and Roberta Kahlert
    KCI Technologies, Inc.
    Lift Off Distribution, LLC
    Vladimir G. Marinich
    Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Global Impact Funding Trust
    Neall Family Charitable Trust
    NewWave Foundation, Inc.
    Orchard Development Corporation
    Steven and Susan Porter
    St John Baptist Church
    T. Rowe Price Associates Foundation, Inc.
    Barb Van Winkle and Joan Lovelace
    Women's 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 2020.

    2HB Software Designs
    Susan D. Baker
    Charles Hodgen Brown
    Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, LLP
    Laura Cripps and Patrick Grissinger
    Michael and Joanne Davis
    Daycon Cleaning and Maintenance Supplies
    Dembo Jones, PC
    Mary Ellen Duncan
    Eight P CPL, LLC
    Ralph and Susan Emerson
    Freedom Consulting Group
    Lawrence and Barbara Greenfeld
    Bert and Joan Hash
    Howard Community College
    In-Depth Engineering
    Mr. and Mrs. Se Ung Kim
    Kittamaqundi Community, Inc.
    Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City
    Elizabeth and Kenneth Lundeen
    Malill, LLC
    Helen B. Mitchell
    David and Jeanette Perin
    Prostatis Financial Advisors Group
    Michael and Linda Retton
    Revere Bank
    RFC, Inc.
    Ronald and Gerry Roberson
    Roman Company, Inc.
    Alexander and Terry Ruygrok
    Judy Lynn Smith
    Tensley Consulting
    Verizon Foundation
    Waldon Studio Architects & Planners PC, Inc.
    Washington Area New Automobile Dealers Association
    Word Smith Media Ventures, LLC
    WSP Foundation, Inc.
  • 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 2020.

    Aerolab, LLC
    African American Comm Roundtable of Howard Co
    Jonathan Ilsong Ahn
    Alpha Foundation of Howard County, Inc.
    ATI, Inc.
    Baltimore Medical Engineers and Technicians Society
    Edward and Barbara Benski
    Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church
    Barbara J. Bice
    Boca Raton Education First, LLC
    Marianne Brackney
    Amy S. Breslin
    Bridgeway Community Church
    BTS Software Solutions
    Andrew and Kathryn Bulleri
    Georgene A. Butler
    Charlie and Rachel Camp
    Alison Canning
    Caplan Group, Inc.
    CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
    The Chamberlain-Taylor Group at Morgan Stanley
    Chaney Foundation
    Margaret Jane Chiaravalle
    Clarksville DOJO, LLC
    Edward L. and Andrea Cochran
    Carlton and Lynn Coleman
    Columbia Association
    Allen & Shariff Corporation
    Kaye A. Craft
    Ralph Cullison
    Matthew A D'Amico
    David & Shirley Chickering Trust
    Davis, Agnor, Rapaport, & Skalny, LLC
    Steven and Laurie Diener
    Stephen and Nuala Duffy
    Sal and Carol Dunn
    Ellicott City Rotary Club
    Engineering Solutions, Inc.
    First Baptist Church of Guilford
    First Citizens Bank
    Virginia Lee Fry
    Yifei Gan
    Geo-Technology Associates, Inc.
    Paul and Suzanne Gleichauf
    Andrew C. Goresh
    David and Ok Han
    Kenneth and Cynthia Hankin
    Harry H. Witzke's Family Funeral Home
    Kelvin L. Harris
    Lilah Haxton
    The Herbert N. Gundersheimer Foundation
    Elizabeth S. Homan
    Hooten Construction, LLC
    Howard County Health Department
    Howard County Striders
    Eric and Ruth Huffman
    Grace, Lily, Max, Heather, and Nate Hunt
    Integrated Systems Associates, Inc.
    Chuck and Anne Johnson
    David C. Jordan
    Joseph and Catharine Tarr Charitable Foundation
    Kaizen Approach
    Kevin J. Kelehan
    The Kenjya-Trusant Group
    Geoffrey and Fran Kroll
    Lenaye Lawyer
    Vivian Moore Lawyer
    Lee and Lee Foundation
    Lee Financial Associates, Inc.
    Seth and Susan Lee
    Brian and Cheryl Leonardi
    Barbara B. Livieratos
    Lorien Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Inc
    MassMutual Financial Group
    Melissa L. Mattey
    Milton W Matthews
    Rashid Mayes
    Scribner and Mary Jo Messenger
    Rebecca W. Mihelcic-Chapman
    A. Skip Miller
    Paul and Valerie Miller
    Debby R. Miran
    Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
    Murphy & Dittenhafer, Inc.
    NAACP Howard County, MD Branch
    NAI Michael
    Kim Nowalk
    Orndorff & Spaid, Inc.
    Carl and Mamie Perkins
    Cindy Peterka
    Phoenix Operations Group
    Plano-Coudon, LLC
    Stanette H. Robinson
    Rotary Club of Columbia-Patuxent, Inc.
    Rajendar and Indira Saini
    Christopher S. Schardt
    Ms. Mary Ann Scully
    Emily T. Slunt
    Danielle Carla Smith
    Starflight Enterprises, Inc.
    David and Robin Steele
    Darryl and Donna Stokes
    Allen R. Stott
    Jean M. Svacina
    Synergy ECP, LLC
    Technovation Data, Inc.
    William and Mary Toth
    Trane Company, Inc.
    Frank and Kimberlee Turner
    Patricia Turner
    UHY Advisors Mid-Atlantic MD Inc.
    Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
    Angela Vintz
    VML Coaching, LLC
    Courtney and Richard Watson
    Whole Foods Market Columbia
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