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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
    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
    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
    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
    Fern & Ed Hamel
    Harkins Builders
    Helen Pumphrey Denit Charitable Trust
    Wilson and Ann Hoerichs
    The Horizon Foundation of Howard County, Inc.
    Peter and  Elizabeth Horowitz
    The Howard County Arts Council and the Howard County Gov
    Howard County General Hospital, a Member of Johns Hopkins
    HRLD- David & Debra Huber
    Bob and Bach Jeffrey
    John G. Monteabaro Foundation
    Kahlert Foundation, Inc.
    Kaiser Permanente
    Kathy & Jerry Wood Foundation
    Kenneth and Marie Kittelberger
    Elizabeth and Ken Lundeen
    Lundy Family Foundation
    M&T Bank
    Maryland State Arts Council
    Patrick and Jill McCuan
    MedStar Health
    Merritt Properties
    Riparius Construction
    The Jim & Patty Rouse Charitable Foundation
    The Rouse Company Foundation
    The Ryland Group
    Bill and Susan Schneider
    Fred and Sandy Schoenbrodt
    Barbara and James Schulte
    Richard Talkin
    W.R. Grace
    Stephen and Brenda Walker
    Wells Fargo Bank
    Work Strategies

  • 1970 Society

    1970 Society ($25,000 - $99,999)  Recognizes annual leadership giving in 2018 and commemorates the college’s founding year.

        Coca Cola Refreshments, Inc.

  • Pathway Society

    Pathway Society ($10,000 - $24,999) Recognizes individuals, organizations and businesses that have annually contributed to funding student achievement in 2018. 

    Angeles T. de Leon & Kamal K. Khanna
    Columbia 50th Birthday Celebration Inc.
    Sandy Spring Bank, Inc.
    Howard Hospital Foundation
  • Scholars Society

    Scholars Society ($5,000 - $9,999)  Recognizes individuals, organizations, and businesses that annually committed to helping students achieve their educational goal in 2018. 

    Community Foundation of Howard County
    EMJAY Engineering and Construction Co., Inc.
    Women's Giving Circle
    Virginia Lee Fry
    Howard Bank
    Howard County Economic Development
    Leach Wallace Associates, Inc.
    Alfred J. Smith and Bernadene Hallinan Smith
  • 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 2018.

    Hamel Builders, Inc.
    Harkins Builders, Inc.
    Siemens Industry, Inc.
    Daycon Cleaning and Maintenance Supplies
    Chesapeake Corporate Advisors
    The Howard County Arts Council and the Howard County Gov
    Armiger Management Corp.
  • Circle of Friends

    Circle of Friends ($1,000 - $2,400) Recognizes the many friends of Howard Community College that prioritize making an annual donation for HCC students in 2018.

    Kate and John Hetherington
    Rashid Mayes
    Bert and Joan Hash
    Verizon Foundation
    Vivian Bailey
    Michael Hassett and Jeannette Simmons
    Peggy Ecker
    Ravi and Bhuvana Chandran
    Howard County Striders
    Prostatis Financial Advisors Group
    Ron Gula
    Plano-Coudon LLC
    Alpha Foundation of Howard County, Inc.
    Brown & Heim, Inc.
    Willis Towers Watson
    Farida P. Guzdar
    Kenneth and Linda Solow
    Bay Bank
    Synergy ECP, LLC
    Canon Solutions America Inc
    CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
    First Baptist Church of Guilford
    Genna & Associates, LLC
    Gerald Richard Abbott
    Marianne Brackney
    Trane Company Inc.
    Rule4 Building Group
    Michael A Retton
    Advanta Medical Solutions
    African American Comm Roundtable of Howard Co
    Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church
    Compass Computing Group, Inc.
    Freedom Consulting Group
    Mark A Cochran
    Northrop Grumman
    Robin B Thomas
    Star Flight Enterprises, Inc.
    Suzanne M. McHugh
    Tensley Consulting
  • 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
    Community Foundation of Howard County Scholarships Grant to support scholarships for Howard Community College students with financial need.
    Grace Foundation STEM Lab Equipment Funding to purchase equipment for the HCC chemistry lab
    Howard County Arts Council Rep Stage  Community Arts Development Project Grant to support the 2017-2018 Rep Stage season.
    Howard County Department of Citizen Services - Community Services Partnerships Career Links Grant will promote self-sufficiency by funding 15 facilitated sessions of the "Getting Ahead in a Just-Getting-By World" curriculum to 8 - 12 individuals from low income households.
    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. 
    Maryland State Arts Council Rep Stage  To provide quality theatre for the Columbia community
    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. 
    Maryland State Department of Education Children's Learning Center MSDE Pre-K Expansion Grant will provide pre-K services to low income students at the CLC
    National Science Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship Program (S-STEM) Four year grant to provide scholarships in computer science, engineering, biological and physical sciences 
    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. 
    PNC Foundation Children's Learning Center Funding for materials and supplies to renovate the CLC playground
    U.S. Department of Labor; sub-grant from Montgomery College Cybersecurity TAACCCT grant for Cyber-Technology Pathways Across Maryland (CPAM) Consortium to improve the cybertechnology workforce in the state.
    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.
    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 in the mathematics department.
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