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 John Ridenour and Jessica Zentz

Couple Tackle Master’s Together

Frederick County natives John Ridenour and Jessica Zentz tend to do things by twos. Both have pursued their entire teaching careers with Frederick County Public Schools. They have two small…

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Thanatology Program Makes the News

The Frederick News-Post featured several graduates, current students and faculty of the Graduate School's Thanatology program in its April/May edition of Real Frederick . The in-depth story covered the experiences…

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Common Core vs SOL

Kate Victor Jen Long Mathematics Education graduate students Katie Victor and Jen Long's collaborative capstone project compared Maryland's Common Core Standards with Virginia's Standards of Learning. Their goal: to determine…

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Delaplaine Foundation Supports Reading

For the third consecutive year, the Delaplaine Foundation, Inc. has supported the Reading Specialization program with a $10,000 contribution. The funds will be used for scholarships and technology. Reading Specialization…

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Reading Clinic and Camp Start in June

Graduate students in the Reading Specialization program will serve as clinicians in two settings this summer: the Hood College Reading Clinic for elementary school students ages 6-12 the Frederick Community…

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Science is Fun at Hood

Every summer, hundreds of area youth attend the GEMS programs on Hood’s campus to engage in the sciences. GEMS—Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science—is an extra-curricular program funded…

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Thanatology Staff and Students at ADEC Conference

The Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) annual conference is being held at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in downtown Baltimore April 24-26, 2014. Hood faculty and current Thanatology graduate…

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Action Research to Take the Stage

Twenty-six students in the Curriculum and Instruction program are hard at work on the action research that makes up their capstone projects. They’ll showcase their work on Thursday, May 1,…

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AFCEA Funds Microscope Purchase

Dean Maria Green Cowles recently accepted a check for $2,500 from Steve Lamberson, president of the Frederick Chapter of AFCEA . Lamberson presented the check in support of the Hood…

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Cybersecurity

DC, Maryland, Virginia: Hotbeds for Cybersecurity Jobs

Recent news stories have cited cybersecurity as one of the fastest growing job categories in the nation. A February report by Burning Glass Technologies said that in 2013 the Washington…

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