School of Liberal Arts

  • Liberal Arts prepares students for transfer or employment in Mass Communication, Speech Communication, Music, Theatre, Dance, World Languages, English, Philosophy and Interpreter Preparation.
  • CCBC’s Performing Arts reaches more than 35,000 audience members a year.

Grant highlights

  • Presented touring artists and varied theatrical performances.
  • Established the Center for Global Education and revised the Global Education curriculum.
  • Increased reading comprehension skills and college readiness among seriously deficient students who are at risk for academic failure.
  • Presented a Creative Writing Forum and CCBC Gallery Artists in collaboration with the School of Applied and Information Technology.

Sample of funded grants

New and Continuing Grant Awards 2013/2014

Grant title

Total

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Challenge Grant: Building Humanities Connections
$500,000
Verizon Foundation Reading For Success
$11,350
The Community College Humanities Association (CCHA) Advancing the Humanities at Community Colleges:
A National Endowment for Humanities (NEH)
Bridging Cultures Project
$5,500
Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) Dundalk Community Theatre
$4,500
Wells Fargo Dundalk Community Theatre
$5,000
Total $526,350

New and Continuing Grant Awards 2014/2015

Grant title

Total

Lois and Philip Macht Family Philanthropic Fund CCBC Performing Arts
$2,000
Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) Cockpit in Court 2014-2016  (2014 - $4,000; 2015 - $6,000)
$10,000
Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) Maryland Touring (2014 - $1,100; 2015 - $769)
$1,869
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Creative Writing Forum and Art Galleries
$10,000
FACE Tournees Festival
$1,800
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Subgrant with the East West Center Thinking through Cultural Diversity: Bridging Cultural Differences in Asian Traditions
$12,530
A. Eugene and Bernice Hoeper Foundation Interpreter Prep Program
$180,500
Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) Dundalk Community Theatre 2014-2016 
$4,954
Wells Fargo Dundalk Community Theatre
$2,500
Hilton Mansion Bond Bill
$125,000

Total

$351,153