News and Publications

CCBC President Sandra Kurtinitis honored by the Boy Scouts of America
January 3, 2020
CCBC President Sandra Kurtinitis has been named a 2019 Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award honoree by the Baltimore Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. President Kurtinitis received the award at a reception held on Tuesday, Nov. 19.

Speak up! We need to spread the word about the law.
November 11, 2019
Civics and Law Academy hosted by CCBC in partnership with the Baltimore County Bar Association and Baltimore County Public Schools. »

CCBC students can complete bachelor’s degrees at Swansea University in the U.K.
November 4, 2019
CCBC has finalized a Memorandum of Understanding with its first partner institution in the United Kingdom, Swansea University. The 100-year old university is located on the coast of South Wales.

A new breed of apprenticeships
October 29, 2019
Apprenticeships are gaining steam today, particularly in new fields like healthcare.

Your great idea could be worth $20K in CCBC Business Plan Competition
September 25, 2019
CCBC’s Center for Business Innovation is accepting entries to its Seventh Annual Business Plan Competition, offering a top prize of $20K for a budding entrepreneur. A total of $62,500 in seed money will be awarded among the top six finalists.

CCBC named a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence
September 10, 2019
CCBC has recently earned a designation as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence (CDFAE) by the Defense Cyber Crime Center.

NSF awards CCBC $998,375 grant to support STEM
August 3, 2019
The National Science Foundation awarded CCBC a four-year $998,375 grant to provide scholarships and support services for STEM students. The Math Acceleration for STEM Students (MASS) provides the support needed to attract and retain academically promising students with unmet financial need, including women and underrepresented minorities, to the STEM workforce.

CCBC awarded $1M from Ratcliffe Foundation to expand Center for Business Innovation
July 23, 2019
Community College of Baltimore County was recently awarded a $1,077,395 grant from The Phillip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation to expand its Center for Business Innovation. The goal is to increase the success, sustain the involvement and build a strong network of support for CCBC students and alumni aspiring to become small business owners.

Spotlight: Community College of Baltimore County
March 1, 2019
Serving nearly 63,000 students annually, CCBC takes pride in its more than 200 different degree, transfer pattern and certificate options.

CCBC awarded $100,000 for Metallica scholarships
January 25, 2019
CCBC will be able to better support students preparing to enter the workforce thanks to a $100,000 Metallica Scholars Initiative grant designated for student supports. The initiative is funded by Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation (AWMH).

Win $10,000 in CCBC Business Plan Competition
September 25, 2018
CCBC’s Center for Business Innovation is hosting its Sixth Annual Business Plan Competition this fall and spring and will award seed money totaling $28,500 to the top six finalists.

Alumni and Friends Weekend 2018
September 15, 2018
The CCBC Alumni Association invites alumni, family and friends to enjoy a weekend of fun-filled activities to reunite and rediscover classmates at CCBC’s Alumni & Friends Weekend 2018.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 small businesses program graduates another 69 entrepreneurs
August 13, 2018
Odessa Phillip says she'll no longer have to settle for just a small percentage of a big contract. She now has the skills and confidence to bid as a prime contractor.

Small businesses graduate from training program funded by Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs
August 13, 2018
The graduation ceremony in Baltimore Monday took place at R.House, a food hall in Remington where one graduating business, Cafe Millwork, did custom wood work and another, Urban Green Environmental, provided environmental consulting.

CCBC President appointed chair of national board
June 20, 2018
CCBC President Sandra Kurtinitis has been named the new chair of the American Association of Community Colleges’ board of directors. President Kurtinitis will lead a 32-member board for the 2018-2019 term and will preside over the 2019 AACC convention.

Diamonds & Denim Event
May 31, 2018
It was the perfect balance of glitz and glamor at the CCBC Diamonds and Denim event on January 13, 2017 where more than 220 guests celebrated the conclusion of the college’s historic fundraising campaign: New Beginnings the Campaign for CCBC and its 60th anniversary.

Funding roundup
May 21, 2018
Maryland’s Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) has dedicated and renamed its interpreter preparation program and classroom laboratory in honor of the late A. Eugene and Bernice Hoeper, who contributed more than $1 million in endowment funding to CCBC through the A. Eugene Hoeper Foundation.

CCBC's Interpreter Preparation Program renamed to honor Hoepers
Mary 15, 2018
The Community College of Baltimore County dedicated and renamed its Interpreter Preparation program and classroom laboratory in honor of the late A. Eugene and Bernice Hoeper, who contributed more than $1 million in endowment funding to CCBC through the A. Eugene Hoeper Foundation.

CCBC hosts ribbon cutting to celebrate historic mansion’s new life
January 23, 2018
The Community College of Baltimore County held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Jan. 22 for the freshly restored mansion, now called the Hilton Center.

CCBC hosts ribbon-cutting for restored Hilton Center
January 9, 2018
Formerly the Hilton Mansion, this historic building received a much needed renovation at a cost of approximately $6.5 million which restored the building‘s original elegance and increased its functionality. Tours of the building will immediately follow the ribbon-cutting.