School of Arts and Communication

  • STAD has seven major unit areas: Information Technology/Computer Science; DCAM; Intensive Training/Health Informatics; Automotive, CADD, CAMM, HVAC, Survey, Construction; Art, Design and Interactive Media (ADIM); and the TIME Center.
  • 30% growth is expected in Maryland statewide engineering technician careers as compared to a national 5% growth.

Grant highlights

  • Funding from the National Science Foundation S-STEM program provided over $1.1 million in scholarships for students pursuing degrees in STEM fields. Ninety-three percent of STEM Scholars maintained a GPA of 2.88 or above with 64 % maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or above.
  • NSF Math and Computer Inspired Scholars (MCIS), a four-year project, has awarded annually approximately 25 renewable scholarships each semester. The project provides support services to promote full-time enrollment and degree attainment in STEM disciplines.
  • CCBC’s Interactive Media Production (IMP) program has offered the college the opportunity to be an affiliate of the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) program to develop and implement a model pathway in IMP for Maryland secondary schools. 
  • CCBC Arts Galleries hosted over 12 exhibitions and 9 guest lecture/panel discussions that were attended by over 6,000 adults and youth.
  • CCBC is the beneficiary of over $3.4 million in funding from two grants awarded through the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Provided professional development activities supporting manufacturing awareness and technical skills development, impacting 41 faculty and thousands of students.
  • Provided training to expand knowledge of various software and other applications utilized in PLTW engineering courses. A total of 113 workshops were held in six states (including Maryland) that were attended by 1,050 teachers.
  • Enrollment in CCBC’s Medical Office Assistant program has steadily increased over the past three years, nearly 55%.