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ACM Hosts Tri-State Mathematics Scholarship Contest with LaVale Lions PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kristin Kehrwald   
Friday, 19 April 2019 09:19

 Mountain Ridge High School Junior Bereketab Tessema may not have crossed a finish line but he did take home an award.


scholarship recipients with ACM staff for media


A member of Mountain Ridge’s National Honor Society and track and field team, Tessema received first place honors at the 33rd annual Tri-State Mathematics Scholarship Contest awards ceremony at the Allegany College of Maryland on April 10, 2019. Thanks to the generosity of the LaVale Lions, he received a scholarship to ACM to use towards early college courses during his senior year of high school, summer courses or fall/summer courses following his high school graduation.


The college-sponsored Tri-State Mathematics Scholarship Contest competition encourages high school juniors to test their math knowledge and ...

Last Updated on Friday, 19 April 2019 09:23
Voter Registration Deadlines Approaching PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Donna Duncan   
Saturday, 06 October 2018 07:27


 Important deadlines for the upcoming 2018 Gubernatorial General Election are approaching.  The deadline to register to vote, change party affiliation,  update an address, and request an alternate polling place for this election is 9:00 pm on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.


To vote in the upcoming general election, Maryland residents who are eligible to vote but are not yet registered – including 17-year-olds who will be 18 years old on or before the November 6th General Election – must register by 9:00 pm on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.  This is also the last day for registered voters to update their address with their local board of elections or change their party affiliation.


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Last Updated on Saturday, 06 October 2018 07:32
ACM Celebrates Frontline Heroes in Substance Use Disorder Crisis PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kristin Kehrwald   
Sunday, 23 September 2018 15:00

As part of National Recovery Month, Allegany College of Maryland’s Human Service Associate Program will host a Frontline Heroes: Celebrating Area Addiction Professionals program on Thurs., Sept. 27, 2018 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.


Held in the Dr. W. Ardell Haines Student Lounge at ACM’s College Center, the program honors area addiction professionals and gives special recognition to seven Allegany College of Maryland Human Service program alumni. Current professionals in addictions counseling, prevention and treatment are encouraged to attend and be recognized.


“We know that prevention works, treatment is effective and people do recover – thanks in part to the thousands of addictions professionals who go unrecognized for ...

Frostburg State University Hosts Model United Nations PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Saturday, 05 May 2018 13:40

Model UN 2018Frostburg State University hosted a Model United Nations activity on April 10, providing local high school students the opportunity to participate in a simulation of the United Nations Security Council. Students formed delegations representing countries from around the world and debated issues of war, peace and international relations. FSU’s Model United Nations is run by FSU students and faculty, with Dr. Stephen Twing from the Department of Political Science mediating the discussion.

Model United Nations teaches researching skills, public speaking, debating and writing skills. Additionally, the event enables critical thinking and teamwork, as well as demonstrates leadership competency. FSU holds this event every spring for local high school students and will ...

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 May 2018 13:41
Why I Went to the March for Our Lives in Washington D.C. PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Nina Forsythe   
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 12:05


             There was no question that I was going to a march to be counted among those who are calling for an end to the Wild West mentality regarding guns that has resulted in so much senseless slaughter in our nation. The only question was whether I would help swell the numbers locally or in our nation’s capitol. I thought both the size of the crowd in D.C. and the number of sibling marches around the country were important to send a message to our elected officials. In the end, I thought the visibility of the D.C. march was marginally more important.

            Am I glad I went! Not so much for the drop that I added to the crowd but for what I witnessed first hand and the effect ...


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