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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. 

    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

  • 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
    Baltimore Gas and Electric
    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
    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.
    Bill and Susan Schneider
    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

  • 1970 Society

    1970 Society ($25,000 - $99,999)  Recognizes annual leadership giving in 2019 and commemorates the college’s founding year.

        Coca Cola Refreshments, Inc.
        Columbia Association
        Columbia Film Society
        Lillian V. Cunningham Revocable Trust
        Mangione Family Foundation
        Sandy Spring Bank, Inc.

  • Pathway Society

    Pathway Society ($10,000 - $24,999) Recognizes individuals, organizations and businesses that have annually contributed to funding student achievement in 2019. 

    Earl and Mary Armiger
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.
    Bank of America
    BIC Educational Foundation
    Yolanda and Frank Bruno
    Ellicott City-Columbia Lions C
    EMJAY Engineering and Construction Co., Inc.
    Galbraith-Winer Family Trust
    The Paul and Ellen Gaske Foundation
    Edward and Fern Hamel
    Harkins Builders, Inc.
    Helm Family Charitable Trust
    John and Kathleen Hetherington
    Peter and Beth Horowitz
    Howard County Economic Development
    The Howard Hughes Corporation
    Hima and Rajiv Jain
    M&T Bank
    Maxim Charitable Foundation
    Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems
    PNC Bank
    Fred and Sandy Schoenbrodt
    W.R. Grace Foundation, Inc.
  • Scholars Society

    Scholars Society ($5,000 - $9,999)  Recognizes individuals, organizations, and businesses that annually committed to helping students achieve their educational goal in 2019. 

    Allen & Shariff Corporation
    Active Physical Therapy
    David and Shirley Affens
    Alliance Physical Therapy
    Derek Ammons
    Anderson Fire Protection, Inc.
    Apple Ford Lincoln
    Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC
    The Bolduc Family Foundation, Inc.
    Boyer Gilbert Family Foundation, Inc.
    Doug and Kyle Brooks
    Buch Construction, Inc.
    Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, LLP
    Edward Cochran
    Corporate Office Property Trust
    Cosmopolitan Incorporated
    Mary Ellen Duncan and John Mack Kingsmore
    Sal and Carol Dunn
    Glenn and Beth Falcao
    Matthew R. Horowitz
    Howard County General Hospital, a Member of Johns Hopkins
    The Howard County Arts Council and the Howard County Gov
    Humphrey Companies
    In-Depth Engineering
    KCI Technologies, Inc.
    Leach Wallace Associates, Inc.
    Lift Off Distribution, LLC
    Vladimir G. Marinich
    Maryland Association of Community Colleges
    MedStar Health
    Frank and Birgit Mitsch
    Christopher N. Murn
    Networking Concepts, Inc.
    Steven and Susan Porter
    William S. Roohan
    S.A.F.E. Management
    Leigh L. Smith
    Kenneth and Linda Solow
    Allen R. Stott
    William Harry Sturgeon
    Barb Van Winkle
    Chandler J. von Schrader
    Jay and Lora Wilder
    Women's Giving Circle of Howard County
  • 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 2019.

    89 Ways to Give Corporation
    2HB Software Designs
    AGM Financial Services, Inc.
    Charles and Ellen Brown
    Breslin, Young & Slaghter, LLC
    Bob and Nancy Calder
    Ravi and Bhuvana Chandran
    Chesapeake Corporate Advisors
    Colonial Electric Company, Inc.
    The Columbia Bank
    Conquest Technologies, Inc.
    Laura J. Cripps
    Michael and Joanne Davis
    Design Collective
    Dembo Jones, PC
    Gerard and Geraldine Dunnigan
    Michael Hassett and Jeannette Simmons
    Everett E. Jackson
    Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson
    David C. Jordan
    Kevin J. Kelehan
    Kittamaqundi Community, Inc.
    Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City
    Valerie E. Lash
    Matthew A. McHugh
    Richard M. McHugh
    Robb L Merritt
    Helen B. Mitchell
    NewWave Foundation, Inc.
    Polaris Alpha, a Parsons Company
    Prostatis Financial Advisors Group
    RFC, Inc.
    Revere Bank
    Revive Dental
    Roman Company, Inc.
    Ronald and Gerry Roberson
    Alexander and Terry Ruygrok
    SB & Company, LLC
    Siemens Industry, Inc.
    Talkin & Oh, LLP
    Waldon Studio Architects & Planners PC, Inc.
    Wells Fargo Bank
  • Circle of Friends

    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 2019.

    Jonathan Ilsong Ahn
    Alpha Foundation of Howard County, Inc.
    American Association of Community Colleges
    ATI, Inc.
    Vivian Bailey
    Anjula Batra
    Edward and Barbara Benski
    Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church
    Marianne Brackney
    Steve and Jackie Breeden
    Amy S. Breslin
    Bridgeway Community Church
    Kathryn B. Brown
    Andrew and Kathryn Bulleri
    Cabling Systems, Inc.
    CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
    Reno & Cavanaugh
    Christopher J. Cherry
    Margaret Jane Chiaravalle
    Coalition of Geriatric Services, Inc.
    Edward L. and Andrea Cochran
    Mary Catherine Cochran
    Columbia National Real Estate Finance
    Columbia Rotary Club, Inc.
    Community Foundation of Howard County
    Kaye A. Craft
    Ralph Cullison
    Davis, Agnor, Rapaport, & Skalny, LLC
    Decanter Fine Wines
    James and Connie Dejuliis
    Steven and Laurie Diener
    The Dolben Company, Inc.
    DPR Construction
    Peggy Ecker
    Ecoprint, Inc.
    Elkridge Rotary Club
    EventEQ/Entertainment Technology Partners
    First Baptist Church of Guilford
    Freedom Consulting Group
    Virginia Lee Fry
    Yifei Gan
    Stephen and Sherry Gardner
    Thomas Glaser
    Abigail Glassberg and Frank Staines
    Andrew C. Goresh
    Lawrence and Barbara Greenfeld
    Bert and Joan Hash
    Lilah Haxton
    The Herbert N. Gundersheimer Foundation
    Patricia A. Hillman
    Dale and Kimberly Housman
    Howard Bank
    Howard County Striders
    Huddles Jones Sorteberg & Dachille
    IdeaCrew, Inc.
    Integrated Systems Associates, Inc.
    Robert and Bach Jeffrey
    The Jeffrey Group at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC
    Chuck and Anne Johnson
    The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
    Laura Lee Jones
    Sean Keller
    Marie Kittelberger
    Carlton Kizzie
    Geoffrey and Fran Kroll
    Robert Richard Lance
    Vivian Moore Lawyer
    Maysa Leak
    Lee Financial Associates, Inc.
    Barbara B. Livieratos
    Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
    Lorien Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Inc
    The Lutheran Village At MILLER'S GRANT
    Kathleen M. Martin
    Maryland State Employees Credit Union
    Charlie and Elsa Maskell
    Melissa L. Mattey
    Ronald A. Mayer
    Kevin and Laura McHugh
    Mary Jo Messenger
    Rebecca W. Milhelcic-Chapman
    Andrew Skip Miller
    Debby R. Miran
    Morgan Keller Construction Inc
    Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
    Rob and Ann Moxley
    NAI Michael
    Eric and Patti Nass
    Jeyasingh and Vinitha Nithiana
    Kim Nowalk
    John and Margaret Oehrli
    Old Line Bank
    Orndorff & Spaid, Inc.
    Penguin Mechanical Contractors
    David and Jeanette Perin
    Carl and Mamie Perkins
    Perry Moving Services, LLC
    Patti A. Petry
    Plano-Coudon, LLC
    Prime Lending
    Prosperity Home Mortgage
    Jeffrey J. Renzulli
    Residential Title & Escrow Company
    Michael and Linda Retton
    Rotary Club of Columbia-Patuxent, Inc.
    Stanette H. Robinson
    Rule4 Building Group
    Arnold and Monica Sagner
    Michael and Madge Silverman
    Emily T. Slunt
    Quentin Smith
    Judy Smith
    John and Susan Spencer
    Sanya A. Springfield
    Starflight Enterprises, Inc.
    David and Robin Steele
    Kristina J. Suter
    Jean M. Svacina
    Jeffrey and Valerie Swan
    Synergy ECP, LLC
    Nancy E. Tarr Hart
    Tensley Consulting
    Trane Company, Inc.
    Patricia Turner
    Frank and Kimberlee Turner
    Vaughn Greene Funeral Home
    Courtney and Richard Watson
    Stephen F. Wolf
  • 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
    Maryland State Arts Council Rep Stage * To provide quality theatre for the Columbia community
    U. S. Department of Education Student Support Services (TRIO) Federal program to offer support to developmental students.
    Maryland State Department of Education - Perkins Reserve Fund Business and Computer Systems Enhancing Web Development Curriculum
    Maryland State Department of Education - Perkins Reserve Fund Business and Computer Systems Comprehensive Review and Deployment of Cybersecurity Courses
    Maryland State Department of Education - Perkins Reserve Fund Business and Computer Systems Enhancing Student Success and Engagement through Re-Development of Project Management Course
    Maryland State Department of Education - Perkins Reserve Fund Business and Computer Systems  Development of Supportive Frameworks to Improve Success of CPA Track Students
    Maryland State Department of Education - Perkins Reserve Fund Business and Computer Systems  Hospitality and Culinary Program Improvements
    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. 
    Howard County Arts Council Rep Stage * Community Arts Development Project Grant to support the 2018-2019 Rep Stage season.
    National Science Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship Program (S-STEM) Final year of four year grant of $597,088 to provide scholarships in computer science, engineering, biological and physical sciences and mathematics in order to expand enrollment, reduce economic barriers and increase student retention and transfer.
    Maryland DLLR Consolidated Adult Education and Literacy Services Program To teach adults the necessary skills for Adult Basic Education, GED, Literacy Works, Family Literacy and External Diploma.
    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; Four year grant through FY19; total grant award is $129,600
    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. Four year grant through FY2020. Grant total is $50,000
    Mathematical Association of America/National Science Foundation Mathematics StatPrep hub; three year total $54,150
    Maryland Higher Education Commission SET Division and Continuing Education MHEC Innovation; construction management apprenticeship program
    National Science Foundation SET Division Partnership with UMBC to expand and deepen the quantitative reasoning content in biology courses across the biology major in order to strengthen the course performance measures of direct entry and transfer students. Five year grant through September, 2023. Grant total is $250,000 
    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. Three year grant through December, 2019. Total grant award is $215,158
    Maryland DLLR Continuing Education - Health Information Technology Two year continuation of Employment Advancement Right Now (EARN) Maryland grant to develop and provide improved Health Information Technology training; total grant award is $146,743 through May, 2020.
    League for Innovation Health Sciences - Public Health Program Support for a student-led program to provide a mental health awareness seminar during National Public Health Week.
    Grace Foundation STEM Lab Equipment* Funding to purchase equipment for the HCC chemistry lab
    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 implementation of the Kognito software to train faculty and staff on suicide awareness and prevention.
    PNC Foundation Childrens Learning Center* Grant to upgrade and expand the Library for Little Learners and offer training opportunities on overall literacy skills for the teachers and families.
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