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

  • Over 6,000 adults and youth attended Dundalk Community Theatre performances over two years with support from the Maryland State Arts Council.
  • The NEA ArtWorks project expanded CCBC’s Global Arts Project by adding the World Arts Festival, expanding from one week of activities to a yearlong presentation of performances.
  • The Baltimore Gas & Electric award supports CCBC’s performance arts through events reaching audiences in excess of 35,000.
  • 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

New and Continuing Grant Awards 2015/2016

Grant title

Total

Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE)
Support for CCBC Performing Arts
$10,000
Macht Foundation
Support for CCBC Performing Arts
$2,000
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Credit and Non-credit Programs
$663,608
Maryland Humanities Reimaging Baltimore: Creativity, Civic Engagement and Neighborhood Transformation
$1,200
Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC)
CCBC Cockpit in Court Theatre 2016
$8,000
Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC)
CCBC Dundalk Community Theatre 2016
$5,191
Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) Touring
CCBC Music Forum Series Performing Artists: Alif Laila, Sitar and Tabla Concert; and The Beijing Guitar Duo
1,680
Wells Fargo Foundation Support for the CCBC Dundalk Community Theatre
$2,500

Total

$694,179

New and Continuing Grant Awards 2016/2017

Grant title

Total

Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE)
Support for CCBC Performing Arts
$10,000
Macht Foundation
Support for CCBC Performing Arts
$2,000
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Credit and Non-credit Programs
$665,856
Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC)
CCBC Cockpit in Court Theatre 2017
$8,900
Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC)
CCBC Dundalk Community Theatre 2017
$5,500
Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC)
Touring CCBC Music Forum Series
Performing Artists: Ken & Brad Kolodner, Shodekeh
$2,842
NEA Art Works Baltimore Stories
$15,000

Total 

$710,098