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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
    Apple Ford Lincoln
    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
    Clarence and Marti Carvell
    Coca Cola Refreshments, Inc.
    The Columbia Bank
    Columbia Film Society
    Community Foundation of Howard County
    Cosmopolitan Incorporated
    Ellicott City-Columbia Lions Club
    Galbraith-Winer Family Trust
    Cheryl Griffin
    Rand Griffin
    Edward and Fern Hamel
    John and Kathleen Hetherington
    Joshua One Nine Foundation
    Hamel Builders
    Harkins Builders
    Helen Pumphrey Denit Charitable Trust
    The Paul and Ellen Gaske Foundation
    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
    Howard Hospital Foundation
    The Howard Hughes Corporation
    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
    Mangione Family Foundation
    Maryland State Arts Council
    Patrick* and Jill McCuan
    MedStar Health
    Mercedes-Benz of Silver Spring
    Merritt Properties
    Rebecca Mihelcic-Chapman
    John G. Monteabaro Foundation
    PNC Bank
    Estate of Elsa Orley Ponce
    PRFB Charitable Foundation
    Riparius Construction
    The Jim & Patty Rouse Charitable Foundation
    The Rouse Company Foundation
    The Ryland Group
    Sandy Spring Bank, Inc.
    Bill and Susan Schneider
    Fred and Sandy Schoenbrodt
    Barbara and James Schulte
    SDC Group
    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 2022 and commemorates the college’s founding year.    

    The Anderson Family
    Howard Hospital Foundation
    Zoe A. Irvin

  • Pathway Society

    ($10,000 - $24,999) Recognizes individuals, organizations and businesses that have annually contributed to funding student achievement in 2022. 

    Apple Ford Lincoln
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.
    Bank of America
    Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC
    Lillian Bauder
    BIC Educational Foundation
    Doug and Kyle Brooks
    Ellicott City-Columbia Lions Club
    EMJAY Engineering and Construction Co., Inc.
    The Howard Hughes Corporation
    Janet Jew
    Langford Fund
    Maxim Charitable Foundation
    Networking Concepts, Inc.
    PNC Bank
    Sandy Spring Bank, Inc.
    Women's Giving Circle
  • Scholars Society

    ($5,000 - $9,999)  Recognizes individuals, organizations, and businesses that annually committed to helping students achieve their educational goals in 2022. 

    Boyer Gilbert Family Foundation, Inc.
    Brown Advisory
    Centennial Medical Group
    Columbia Film Society
    Corporate Office Properties Trust
    Sal and Carol Dunn
    Fulton Bank, N. A.
    Helm Family Charitable Trust
    Insituform Technologies
    KCI Technologies, Inc.
    Vivian Moore Lawyer
    Elizabeth and Kenneth Lundeen
    Orchard Development Corporation
    David and Jeanette Perin
    Steven and Susan Porter
    Richard and Diane Roca
    SB & Company, LLC
    Frank and Kimberlee Turner
    Wilde Lake Community Association, Inc.
  • Partners in Success

    ($2,500 - $4,999) Recognizes individuals and corporate donations that annually partner with Howard Community College to help students succeed in 2022.

    2HB Incorporated
    AAUW of Howard County
    Access Demolition Contracting, Inc.
    African American Comm Roundtable of Howard Co
    Althea's Almost Famous, LLC
    Anderson Fire Protection, Inc.
    Ashton Group Services, LLC
    Ayers Saint Gross, Inc.
    Benfield Electric
    Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church
    Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, LLP
    Community Foundation of Howard County
    David and Rochelle Conway
    Michael and Joanne Davis
    Delaney Lowe Home Team of Keller Williams Realty Centre
    Dembo Jones, PC
    Emergent BioSolutions
    G & H Insulation, Inc.
    Nancy Tarr Hart
    Bert and Joan Hash
    The Herbert N. Gundersheimer Foundation
    John and Kathleen Hetherington
    Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City
    Michael Graves Architecture and Design
    Elise M. Nail
    Neall Family Charitable Trust
    The Noah Homayouni Lacrosse Foundation
    Prostatis Financial Advisors Group
    Eric G. Regelin
    Michael and Linda Retton
    RFC, Inc.
    Roman Company, Inc.
    Rotary Club of Howard West
    Sandy Spring Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
    Siemens Industry, Inc.
    Judy Smith
    St John Baptist Church
    Tensley Consulting
    The Vertical Connection, Inc.
    Whole Foods Market Columbia
    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 2022

    Advanta Medical Solutions
    Allons Voyage
    Arium Architects
    Valerie and Dan Beyers
    Barbara Bice
    Amy S. Breslin
    Bridgeway Community Church
    Brightview Senior Living
    Elaine Brown
    Alison Elizabeth Canning
    Mary E. Cannon
    Caplan Group, Inc.
    CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
    CB Flooring, LLC
    The Cecil & Marian Christian Family Trust
    Cohn Reznick
    Colonial Electric Company, Inc.
    Daycon Cleaning and Maintenance Supplies
    Kari Marie Ebeling
    Echo Marketing
    First Baptist Church of Guilford
    Friends in Need Foundation of the
    Virginia Lee Fry
    Giant Food, Inc.
    Lawrence and Barbara Greenfeld
    Tony and Arlene Harrison
    HCAR Cares
    Highland Turf, Inc.
    Howard County General Hospital
    IBM Corporation
    IdeaCrew, Inc.
    In-Depth Engineering
    JMT Consulting Group, Inc.
    David C. Jordan
    Mark Moran Kelehan
    Yong O Kim
    Kittamaqundi Community, Inc.
    Lakeside Title Company
    James and Linda Loesch
    Melissa Lazenby Mattey
    Ronald A. Mayer
    Christopher R. McIntyre
    Rebecca W. Mihelcic-Chapman
    Paul and Valerie Miller
    The Miller Family Foundation, Inc.
    Murphy & Dittenhafer, Inc.
    NAACP Howard County, MD Branch
    NAI Michael
    Nations Contractor, Inc.
    Lisa and Steve Nugent
    John and Margaret Oehrli
    Oxford Planning Group
    Plano-Coudon, LLC
    Stephanie P. Porter
    Professional Gardeners, Inc.
    James and Joan Ray
    Rotary Club of Columbia-Patuxent, Inc.
    Rule4 Building Group
    Jennifer Kay Sheehan
    Danielle Carla Smith
    Kimberly D Smith
    Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation
    Eun Joo Song
    David and Robin Steele
    Miles and Stockbridge
    Synergy ECP, LLC
    Technovation Data, Inc.
    Triple C Wholesalers, Inc.
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