Thursday, January 31, 2013
The college was one of four businesses in the Baltimore area selected, in a list that came out today.
CCBC was one of four area employers picked as the country's best places to work, according to a Baltimore Sun report. Edward Jones, FutureCare and Northwestern Mutual were among the other companies picked for the National Top Workplaces for 2012, a list of the top 150 employers in a list from WorkplaceDynamics. The Sun reported the company asked more than one million workers from 872 companies for their thoughts to create the list.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Pebbles Arnwood was featured in a December episode.
Stage fright was not a problem for Pebbles Armwood. As the Rosedale woman was being prepared for an appearance on "Dr. Oz," Dr. Mehmet Oz, the show's host and namesake, approached her backstage. "He's sweet, so sweet," Armwood said. "He showed up, shook my hand and kissed me on the cheek, said, "You're going to do great," and I was like, "Wow, that was just awesome." Armwood was featured in a segment at the end of a Dec. 6 episode after she lost more than 40 pounds by following tips including advice she got from the show. Watch clips from the episode on the show's website. "It was a once in a lifetime opportunity and it was like unbelievable, it was surreal," she said. Armwood, who is also the student government president at the Community …
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The school's new policy goes into effect on July 1 at the Essex, Dundalk and Catonsville campuses.
The Community College of Baltimore County will soon be smoke-free. Beginning July 1, all three of CCBC's main campuses—Essex, Dundalk and Catonsville—will bar the use of tobacco products from all buildings, exterior grounds and athletic fields, according to a news release. "Like" Parkville-Overlea Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. “Our intent is to promote a healthy campus environment, ensuring that all members of our college community—including students, faculty, staff, visitors and guests—enjoy access to clean air,” said CCBC President Sandra Kurtinitis in a statement. According to the release, once the new policy goes into effect, "tobacco products may be used only inside private vehicles on college parking lots outside the …