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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
    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.

         Columbia Film Society

  • Pathway Society

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

    Apple Ford Lincoln
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.
    BB&T, Now Truist
    BIC Educational Foundation
    Ellicott City-Columbia Lions Club
    EMJAY Engineering and Construction Co., Inc.
    Edward and Fern Hamel
    Hamel Builders, Inc.
    Howard Hospital Foundation
    The Howard Hughes Corporation
    Janet Jew
    M&T Charitable Foundation
    MedStar Health
    The Paul and Ellen Gaske Foundation
    PNC Bank
    W.R. Grace Foundation, Inc.
  • Scholars Society

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

    AAUW of Howard County
    Anderson Fire Protection, Inc.
    Ayers Saint Gross, Inc.
    Boyer Gilbert Family Foundation, Inc.
    Doug and Kyle Brooks
    Community Foundation of Howard County
    Corporate Office Properties Trust
    Glenn and Beth Falcao
    Fulton Bank
    Robert and Mimie Helm
    Eileen M. Holliday
    Howard Bank
    Howard County General Hospital, a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine
    Greg and Roberta Kahlert
    Lift Off Distribution, LLC
    Christopher and Julie Myers
    Neall Family Charitable Trust
    NewWave Foundation, Inc.
    Steven and Susan Porter
    St John Baptist Church
    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
    Michael and Joanne Davis
    Daycon Cleaning and Maintenance Supplies
    Mary Ellen Duncan
    Eight P CPL, LLC
    Ralph and Susan Emerson
    Freedom Consulting Group
    Bert and Joan Hash
    John and Kathleen Hetherington
    The Howard County Arts Council and the Howard County Gov
    Mr. and Mrs. Se Ung Kim
    Kittamaqundi Community, Inc.
    Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City
    David and Jeanette Perin
    Michael and Linda Retton
    Revere Bank
    Ronald and Gerry Roberson
    Judy Lynn Smith
    Tensley Consulting
    Verizon Foundation
    Washington Area New Automobile Dealers Association
    Word Smith Media Ventures, 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 2020.

    Aerolab, LLC
    African American Comm Roundtable of Howard County
    Allen & Shariff Corporation
    Alpha Foundation of Howard County, Inc.
    Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, LLP
    Baltimore Medical Engineers and Technicians Society
    Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church
    Boca Raton Education First, LLC
    Marianne Brackney
    Bridgeway Community Church
    BTS Software Solutions
    CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
    Matthew A. D'Amico
    Stephen and Nuala Duffy
    Ellicott City Rotary Club
    First Baptist Church of Guilford
    Virginia Lee Fry
    Yifei Gan
    Geo-Technology Associates, Inc.
    Lawrence and Barbara Greenfeld
    David and Ok Han
    Harry H. Witzke's Family Funeral Home
    Hooten Construction, LLC
    Howard County Health Department
    Chuck and Anne Johnson
    David C. Jordan
    Engineering Solutions, Inc.
    Joseph and Catharine Tarr Charitable Foundation
    Kaizen Approach
    Lenaye Lawyer
    Vivian Moore Lawyer
    Seth and Susan Lee
    Lee and Lee Foundation
    Lee Financial Associates, Inc.
    MassMutual Financial Group
    Melissa L. Mattey
    Rashid Mayes
    Rebecca W. Milhelcic-Chapman
    A. Skip Miller
    Paul and Valerie Miller
    Helen B. Mitchell
    Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
    Murphy & Dittenhafer, Inc.
    NAACP Howard County, MD Branch
    NAI Michael
    Northrop Grumman Foundation
    Kim Nowalk
    Orndorff & Spaid, Inc.
    Phoenix Operations Group
    Plano-Coudon, LLC
    Rajendar and Indira Saini
    Christopher S. Schardt
    Ms. Mary Ann Scully
    Danielle Carla Smith
    Starflight Enterprises, Inc.
    David and Robin Steele
    Darryl and Donna Stokes
    Jean M. Svacina
    Synergy ECP, LLC
    T. Rowe Price Associates Foundation, Inc.
    Technovation Data, Inc.
    Trane Company, Inc.
    Frank and Kimberlee Turner
    Patricia Turner
    UHY Advisors Mid-Atlantic MD Inc.
    Angela Vintz
    VML Coaching, LLC
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