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					                          Office of Adult Services
 Project Forward Step                                                Project ALIVE                                        Women’s Center

                                                                 Summer 2007 Newsletter

Greetings and Happy Summer, Everyone,

The summer edition of our newsletter is a celebration of our students‟ accomplishments. Join
me in offering congratulations to our Adult Services students who graduated, received scholar-
ships, joined Phi Theta Kappa, made the Dean‟s List or were nominated to Who‟s Who Among
Students in American Community Colleges.

 To our Adult Students: Your accomplishments signify academic ex-
cellence coupled with dedication and commitment. All of us at Adult
Services salute you and wish you continued success.

                         Congratulations Graduates!!
Congratulations to the following Adult Services students who completed a certificate or degree this year:

Marsha Arneson                             Sherry Fuson                               Laurin Jernigan                             Patricia Pasiak
Teresa Atchison                            Mary Geary                                 Elinor Markey                               Lynn Price
Susan Baumgardner                          Joyce Glorioso                             Trina Mazyck                                Bessie Reeves
Christine Bevillard                        Elizabeth Gray-Whims                       Dawn Metcalf                                Catherine Schnur
Corinthian Carr                            Tiffany Green                              Juana Mezger                                Kelly Scrivener
Crystal Cooke                              Saijal Gundavda                            Melissa Monn                                Allison Smith
Andrea Craig                               Roberta Hackley                            Holly Morris                                Jennifer Sokol
Denise Dawson                              Bonnie Hallock                             Yakiyah Morrison                            Christine Stancovich
Patricia DeLashmutt                        Carmen Hazera                              Tania O‟Brien                               Melanie Swain
Ada Droe                                   LaVerne Hewlett                            Gbemisola Ogundeyi                          June Tyeryar
Marianne Dwyer                             Jennifer Horning                           Teresa Owens                                Yvonne Weber
Shana Evans                                Elizabeth Ivey

Project Forward Step is funded by Frederick Community College and the Department of Career, Technology and Adult Learning, Maryland State Department of Education.
College News Tiffany Green, Bonnie Hallock, Elinor Markey, and Barbara Rutherford on their induction into Phi
Theta Kappa. Lisa Innes on being awarded the Marjorie Betts Citizenship and Family Award. Natalie Morris on being awarded the Black Student Union and Citizens for Humanity Campus Club and
Organization Awards, and on being nominated to Who‟s Who Among Students in American Community Col-
leges. Joanna Alzamora on being awarded the Citizens for Humanity Campus Club and Organization Award. Lisa Wenner on being awarded the Paralegal Student Association Campus Club and Organization Award. Clarissa Johnson and Mary Orgler on being nominated to Who‟s Who Among Students in American
Community Colleges. Saijal Gundavda on being awarded the Frederick County Medical Society Award for Academic Excel-
lence in Clinical Nursing. Laurin Jernigan on being awarded the Nursing Excellence in Leadership Award. the following Adult Services students who were named to the Dean‟s List for the Spring 2007 semester:

Marsha Arneson              Jean Giles                  Nadine Lyle                  Patricia Pasiak
Susan Baumgardner           Saijal Gundavda             Gail McAskill                Lynn Price
Christine Bevillard         Zephyra Hatcher             Rachelle McGowan             Stephanie Schley
Jennifer Blaugrund          Carmen Hazera               Ann Miller                   Leah Sheckels
Ryan Bolesta                Carlton Hill                Janet Morrissey              Amanda Tyeryar
Corinthian Carr             Michelle Hubbard            Chloe Nichols                Antonio Vista
Nuola Christ                Laurin Jernigan             Mary Orgler                  Lisa Wenner
Andrea Craig                Clarissa Johnson            Teresa Owens                 Emily Westpfahl
Carrie Duda                 Tabitha Kim

                                     myFCC Information
All FCC credit students have a College email address that will serve as the official means of elec-
tronic communication between the College and the student. The email account can be accessed
through the myFCC website located on the web at In addition to
email, myFCC provides students with online data storage, a link to the Blackboard online learning
environment, a link to online course registration, and access to College announcements. You can
access your myFCC account from anywhere you have internet access. If you have any questions,
please send an email to: or stop by the IT suite in F-104.

College News
                           Welcome and Registration Center
The Welcome and Registration Center, located in A-        line 48 hours after the last day of the session. Stu-
102, provides many services to assist students with       dents planning to graduate this year should complete
their academic records and general student needs.         a Graduation Application in the Welcome Center or
Check your student account at the FCC website             on-line. The deadline to apply for August graduation Student kiosks are avail-       is August 3 and the deadline to apply for December
able for your use in the Welcome Center and the           graduation is November 30. You are encouraged to
staff is happy to assist new users. Stop by the Wel-      apply early and have your requirements checked as
come Center to learn how to log in, register, check       soon as possible. Students graduating in August and
your grades, print a transcript, pay for classes, etc.    December are invited to participate in the May 2008
The Welcome Center encourages you to obtain an            ceremony.
FCC ID card and would be happy to assist you if you               Registration for summer and fall is underway.
do not have one. The cards have your student ID           Payment for summer registration is due at the time of
number on them and are needed when requesting in-         registration. Payment for Fall pre-registration is due
formation and obtaining records. Let us know how          August 8, and beginning August 9, payment is due
we can assist you. Office hours are Monday through        for Fall when you register. The college is pleased to
Thursday from 8:30a.m.-7:00p.m. and Friday from           be able to offer the FACTS payment plan for stu-
8:30a.m.-4:30p.m. During June & July, FCC will            dents who wish to pay their tuition in installments.
close at 1:00p.m. on Fridays. Our phone number is         See below for information.
301.846.2431. Summer grades will be available on-

                           FACTS Deferred Tuition Program
If you owe at least $200 on your student account for the fall semester, then you can take part in the FACTS
Deferred Tuition Program (this option is not available for the summer sessions). The one time enrollment fee,
which is automatically deducted from your account by FACTS, is $25. The enrollment application is a
binding contract, so please read it carefully. Your first payment will be due to FCC when you enroll in the
program, and will be between 20-33% of the total bill depending on when you sign up for the program. The
remaining 2 to 4 payments are due to FACTS. You must have a bank account or credit card to take part in this
program. If you receive financial aid after you have enrolled in the program, you must contact the Cashier‟s
Office to adjust your FACTS account. You can also enroll in the FACTS program online. For more informa-
tion, contact the Cashier‟s Office at 301.846.2456 or to enroll online, go to and click
on „Online Services‟ and then „Student System Access‟ for instructions.

College News
              Testing Center                                                   Bookstore
The Testing Center hours are Monday through                The bookstore hours for June and July are Monday,
Thursday 8:30a.m.-8:00p.m., Fridays 8:30a.m.-              8:30a.m.-7:00p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thurs-
4:30p.m., and Saturdays 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m. During          day 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m., and Friday 8:30a.m.-
June & July, FCC will close at 1:00p.m. on Fridays.        1:00p.m. Fall books go on sale August 6. Hours
The Testing Center is closed when the college is           starting August 6 will be Monday through Thursday
closed. Please check the inside back cover of the          8:30a.m.-7:00p.m., Fridays 8:30a.m.-4:30p.m.. The
college catalog for scheduled holidays.                    bookstore will be open Saturday, August 25 from
                                                           8:00a.m.-12:00p.m. The bookstore will be closed
New students needing to take placement tests must          the following dates: June 28-29, July 4, and Septem-
apply to the college and get a student ID # before         ber 3.
testing can take place. All tests are computerized
and require a student ID # for registration. Students      Book buybacks will be held on the following dates*:
needing to utilize the Testing Center for on-line ex-      July 6 from 9:00a.m.-1:00p.m.
ams or make-up departmental exams, must supply             July 9 from 9:00a.m.-7:00p.m.
photo ID and professor‟s name. Handouts with               July 30 from 9:00a.m.-7:00p.m.
strategies for taking the placement tests are available    August 10 from 9:00a.m.-4:00p.m.
at the Office of Adult Services, A-107.                    August 13 from 9:00a.m.-7:00p.m.
                                                              *All dates subject to change

                               JBK Theater Events Fall 2007
Jan McIntyre Lamb
September 1 through October 3, Opening Reception September 1, from 5:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
Bravo Cortona! Oil Paintings on Panels and Hand Pulled Prints

Musical Lunch Series: Big Cam & The Lifters
September 6, from 11:30a.m.-12:45p.m.

The Fantasticks
Book and Lyrics by Tom Jones, Music by Harvey Schmidt
September 28 and 29, at 8:00p.m.; October 5 and 6, at 8:00p.m.; October 7, at 2:00p.m.
The Fredericktowne Players (FTP) kicks off their 2007-2008 Season at FCC's Jack B. Kussmaul Theater with
a delightful presentation of The Fantasticks! A classic coming-of-age story, The Fantasticks features two med-
dling, matchmaking fathers who scheme to get their children together. But once the couple is united, the real
drama begins! Featuring the beloved songs “Try to Remember” and “Soon it‟s Gonna Rain,” this is a celebra-
tion of love - first love, lost love, and ultimately, true love. The Fantasticks has delighted audiences across the
world - including a record shattering 17,162 performances at the Sullivan Street Playhouse, where it made its
Off Broadway debut in 1960. Whether it‟s an old favorite or your first time, you won‟t want to miss this time-
less show that‟s certain to steal your heart! General Seating: $22 Adults; $16 Students, Military and Senior
Citizens; $8 Children under 12.
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College News
                                JBK Theater Events Fall 2007
...Continued from Page 4
Peter Whitting
Salt Series - Large Works & Drawings, Acrylic on Canvas & Board
October 6 through November 1, Opening Reception October 6, from 5:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
Musical Lunch Series: Reggie Wayne Morris
October 17, from 11:30a.m.-12:45p.m.
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in Concert
October 17, at 8:00p.m., Pre-concert lecture at 7:00p.m.
The world-class ensemble and a guest conductor of note perform a tapestry of symphonic masterworks. Gen-
eral Seating: $28 at the door; $10 students; FCC students and staff free with ID. Pre-concert lecture free to
ticket holders.
Endless Variety, The Frederick Symphony Orchestra
October 20, at 8:00p.m.
Conducted by Dr. Elisa Koehler. FSO‟s first concert of its 11th season featuring: Brahms - Variations on a
Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a; Larsson - Concertino for Trombone and Strings, Op. 45, No.7, featuring Brandon
Rivera, Trombone Soloist; and Elgar - Enigma Variations, Op. 36. General Seating: $18, Adults; $10 Students
and Senior Citizens.
                        FCC Faculty Artists Onstage
                        October 21, at 3:00p.m.
                        FCC‟s talented music faculty collaborate in their second annual Sunday afternoon show-
                        case recital. Free Admission.
                        A Musical Melange, The Spires Brass Band
                        October 27, at 8:00p.m.
                        Join the Spires for an evening of various stylistic brass band selections! General Seat-
                        ing: $12, Adults; $10, Students and Senior Citizens.
  For other events or more information on the events listed, check out the FCC Arts Calendar. Unless otherwise noted,
tickets may only be purchased the night of the event in the Theater Box Office. For more information, call 301.846.2512
                                                    or 301.846.2566.

                                               Transfer Day
                           October 1, 2007, from 10:00a.m.-1:00p.m.
                                    in the FCC Field House
    Meet admission representatives from over 40 colleges/universities and learn
     about GPA requirements, credits needed for transfer, application deadlines
    and other important information regarding transfer. For more information,
               call the Career and Transfer Center at 301.846.2594.
                                                                                       Frederick, MD 21702
                                                                                     7932 Opossumtown Pike
                                                                                Office of Adult Services
                                         Did you know…?
                     The Women‟s Center at the Office of Adult Services ~
       Houses the Anne-Lynn Gross Breast Cancer Resource Center, where any-
       one can access resources and information about breast cancer.
       Publishes Support Groups in and around Frederick County, a centralized
       listing of all types of support groups.
       Compiles a monthly Calendar of Events, listing free events in Frederick
       County that are open to the public.
       Distributes the Divorce Resource, a listing of divorce supports available in
       Frederick County, and Social Activities for Singles in Frederick County, for
       single adults looking for things to do in the area.
       Develops and publishes the Community Resource Directory, a listing of com-
       munity agencies with a description of the services they provide.
Project Forward Step is funded by Frederick Community College and the Department of Career, Technology and Adult
                                Learning, Maryland State Department of Education.

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