Hood in the News Archived

December

A headshot of coach Chad Dickman, wearing a blazerHood Men's Basketball Coach Chad Dickman talks about his path to coaching with The Final Score podcast

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: December 23, 2021
Headline: The Final Score podcast: How did Hood hoops coach Chad Dickman end up following in his dad's footsteps?

 

An illustration of Brevirostruavis macrohyoideus sitting in a jungleAssistant Professor of Biology Robert Kambic speaks with PopSci about revirostruavis macrohyoideus

Outlet: PopSci
Publication Date: December 16, 2021
Headline: This 120-million-year-old bird could stick out its tongue

 

BioBuzz graphic with photos of winners placed inside hexagonsHood College partnership with Kite Pharma nets "Workforce Champion of the Year Award" from BioBuzz

Outlet: BioBuzz
Publication Date: December 13, 2021
Headline: Meet Your 2021 BioBuzz Award Winners

 

A hood college student working in a lab, holding a test tubeHood College partners with local institutions to establish accelerated Environment Science degree program

Outlet: The Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: December 10, 2021
Headline: Hood College establishes accelerated Environment Science degree program with local partner institutions

November

Hood students contribute to restoration of historic African American cemetery

OutletWDVM
Publication Date: November 6, 2021
Headline: Preserving history: volunteers work to restore forgotten historic African American cemetery in Halfway, Md.

George B. Delaplaine recognized as largest living donor in Hood College history

OutletFrederick News-Post
Publication Date: November 5, 2021
Headline: Delaplaine gives major financial gift to Hood College to support business school named in his honor

Dr. George Dimitoglou speaks about the cyber risks small businesses face

OutletAdvisorSmith
Publication Date: November 1, 2021
Headline: Ransomware Insurance

October

 

Dr. Drew Ferrier speaks about the Coastal Studies latest partnership with Potomac Riverkeepers

Outlet: FNP
Publication Date: Oct 29, 2021
Headline: Potomac Riverkeeper Network partners with Hood College to create bacteria monitoring system in Potomac

September

History Professor Terry Anne Scott discusses her latest release, "Lynching and Leisure" on SiriusXM

Outlet: SiriusXM, The Black Eagle
Publication Date: September 1, 2021
Headline"Lynching and Leisure" by Terry Anne Scott

 

President Chapdelaine and Frederick Chamber CEO sign partnership to offer tuition discounts

Outlet: The Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: September 17, 2021
HeadlineHood College partners with Frederick Chamber of Commerce to offer tuition discounts to employees and dependents

President Chapdelaine thanks those who saved Brodbeck Music Hall

Outlet: The Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: September 21, 2021
HeadlineGrateful for those who saved Hood College music hall

August

Hood College celebrates largest-ever class at 2021 Convocation Ceremony

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: August 22, 2021
Headline: Hood College welcomes largest-ever incoming class at convocation

 

President Chapdelaine sits down with the Mustache Mesa to discuss life lessons in higher education

Outlet: The Mustache Mesa
Publication Date: August 27, 2021
HeadlineLife-Long Lessons with Hood College President Dr. Andrea Chapdelaine

 

Hundreds of new students join the Hood Community on move-in day

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: August 17, 2021
HeadlineHood College to welcome hundreds of newcomers for fall semester

July

President Andrea Chapdelaine, speaks about the role of institutions in community engagement and workforce development

Outlet: Academic Search
Publication Date: July 26, 2021
Headline: Leaders on Leadership with Jay Lemons, Episode 16, Andrea Chapdelaine

 

Melissa Olson Phipps '07 speaks about how her Hood experience shaped her career

Outlet: United States Department of Defense
Publication Date: July 12, 2021
Headline: NSWC Dahlgren Division Scientist Melissa Olson Phipps Discusses Charting Her Unexpected Career Path

May

President Andrea Chapdelaine speaks about the College's dual-class Commencement ceremonies

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: May 22, 2021
Headline: Hood College holds commencement for two classes in return from pandemic

 

Joint Hood-UNE marine science lab nets '1-in-50 million' lobster catch

Outlet: NEWS CENTER Maine
Publication Date: May 17, 2021
Headline'A 1-in-50 million catch': Rare split-colored lobster finds new home at Maine marine science center

Drew Ferrier, director of sustainable studies, describes Hood's innovative new program

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: May 14, 2021
HeadlineHood College pioneering the field of sustainability studies

April

Susan Simonson speaks about the newly-established Hood College Tree Walk

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Apr 28, 2021
Headline: Hood College hosts tree walk for Arbor Day

 

Vice President of Marketing Laurie Ward talks about Hood's return to "near-normal" 

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Apr 8, 2021
Headline: Hood announces “near-normal” plan for fall semester

March

Provost Debbie Ricker speaks about Hood College's state-of-the-art lab and partnership with Kite Pharma

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Mar. 18, 2021
Headline:  Hood College to create “leading-edge lab” in a partnership with Kite Pharma

 

Director of Admission Nikki Bamonti encourages students to apply for financial aid

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Mar. 15, 2021
HeadlineDon't be intimidated and apply for college financial aid

 

Assistant Professor of Sociology Simone Kolysh speaks to WDVM on International Women's Day

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Mar. 8, 2021
Headline:  International women's day

February

February 2021

Director of Admission Nikki Bamonti explains why it's important to think before you post on social media

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Feb. 16, 2021
Headline:  College administrators are reminding students to think before you post

 

CIO Bill Hobbs speaks with Toggle on technology guiding Hood through COVID-19

Outlet: Toggle
Publication Date: Feb. 9, 2021
Headline:  Veteran CIO guides college through COVID-19 and beyond

 

Associate Professor of English Elizabeth Knapp speaks about the establishment of the James N. Khoury Memorial Prize

Outlet: Howard County Times
Publication Date: Feb. 3, 2021
Headline:  ‘We think he’d be really proud’: Columbia parents start scholarship at Hood College after son’s death

 

 

Professor Carin Robinson reflects on Frederick County's political past, and looks ahead towards the future

Outlet: Baltimore Sun
Publication Date: Feb. 1, 2021
Headline: ‘County over party’: Questions about Frederick County’s political future remain after election

January

President Chapdelaine speaks with the Frederick News-Post on the opening of the Beneficial-Hodson Library and Learning Commons

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Jan. 28, 2021
Headline: Education upgrade: Hood College celebrates new $7.2M library

December 

AP20154862167300.jpgDr. Terry Anne Scott joined WYPR to discuss the question: Is America finally having a reckoning about race?

Outlet: WYPR
Publication Date: December 14, 2020
Headline: In 2020, America Reckons With Racial Injustice, Past & Present

September 

Contact Tracing

Six Hood nursing students have completed training for contact tracing of COVID-19 on campus.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Sept. 11, 2020
Headline: Hood nursing students help college with on-campus contact tracing

Sustainability Studies

Hood has launched a bachelor's degree in sustainability studies.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Sept. 23, 2020
Headline: Hood College among the first in Maryland to launch new sustainability studies program

August

Williams Observatory

A $16,000 grant will fund an architectural study of the Williams Observatory, which includes ADA accessibility and HVAC renovations. Construction to update the building should begin next summer.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Aug. 6, 2020
Headline: Hood College receives $16K for museum, visitor center project

July

HRSA Grant

Hood was granted $2.2 million for a program that will make its counseling program more diverse.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: July 1, 2020
Headline: Hood College to use $2.2 million grant to increase diversity in counseling program

International Students

Dean Boulton expressed how important the international population is to Hood's Graduate School.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: July 15, 2020
Headline: Local universities responds to the reversal of restrictions on international students

Higher Education Today

Vice President Chuck Mann discussed facilities management on Hood's campus.

Outlet: Higher Education Today
Publication Date: July 24, 2020
Headline: HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY - Facilities Management

Opioid PSA

Eleven Hood students won scholarship money in a PSA contest to raise awareness about opioids.

Outlet: WTOP
Publication Date: July 26, 2020
Headline: Maryland college students share $46k in scholarships after creating opioid-awareness videos

June

Claire Hudson

The Frederick Food Security Network has become even more important because of food sources closing due to the coronavirus.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: June 11, 2020
Headline: Frederick Food Security Network sees spike in demand for community garden produce

Hood College

We now have articulation agreements with all 16 community colleges in Maryland.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: June 12, 2020
Headline: Hood College is building more bridges academically

Online Archaeology

Archaeology student Megan Reeve participated in Hood's summer online archaeological field school.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: June 19, 2020
Headline: Hood brings archeology field school to students' backyards

Cemetery

Professor Emilie Amt was quoted in an article about an African-American cemetery in Hagerstown.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: June 24, 2020
Headline: Halfway’s Lost African-American Cemetery: The Story Unfolded

FFSN

Delaplaine Foundation, Inc., awarded a $7,500 grant to the Frederick Food Security Network.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: June 26, 2020
Headline: Frederick Food Security Network awarded grant

May

Marlene Young

Trustee and alumna Marlene Grossnickle Young was named to the 2020 Maryland's Top 100 Women list.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: May 11, 2020
Headline: Young named in 2020 Maryland's Top100 Women

Ahmaud Arbery

Professor Terry Anne Scott discusses justice for Ahmaud Arbery. Her part starts at 2:40 in the audio recording.

Outlet: WYPR
Publication Date: May 12, 2020
Headline: Jogging While Black In Georgia: Seeking Justice For Ahmaud Arbery

Commencement

We created a video for our graduates. Due to COVID-19, the in-person ceremony is scheduled for Oct. 10.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: May 16, 2020
Headline: Hood College holds virtual commencement ahead of scheduled October event

Mel Zuberi

Professor Mel Zuberi was named president of the Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: May 22, 2020
Headline: Hood professor elected president of Assoc. of Collegiate Marketing Educators

April

Lobster Research

Hood College is collaborating with other institutions to study how water temperature affects lobsters in Maine.

Outlet: Washington Post
Publication Date: April 5, 2020
Headline: Maine, Maryland institutions to study warm waters, lobsters

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: April 8, 2020
Headline: Hood College to lead lobster research in Maine with NSF grant

Faculty Promotions

Professors Shannon Kundey, Georgie Jones and April Morris were promoted in March.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: April 5, 2020
Headline: Hood faculty members promoted at March board meeting

President Chapdelaine

President Chapdelaine is keeping busy with Zoom calls, checking in on students, and helping the community while the campus is closed.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: April 6, 2020
Headline: Hood College president remains busy despite campus closure

Esports

Our esports program is keeping the competition going during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: April 15, 2020
Headline: Hood esports team is virtually the only game in town

Peace Corps

Hood alumna Karina Stetsyuk '17 is one Peace Corps volunteer forced to evacuate from her site due to COVID-19.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: April 19, 2020
Headline: Peace Corps Volunteers arrive home after global evacuations

Joyce Michaud

Retired professor Joyce Michaud wins award, scholarship established in her name.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: April 21, 2020
Headline: Retired Hood professor wins award, scholarship established in her name

Jennifer Cooper

Professor Jennifer Cooper earned a distinguished alumni award from The George Washington University.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: April 25, 2020
Headline: Hood professor earns distinguished alumni award

March 

LGBTQ+ Scholarship

Retired professors Karen Klisch and Anne Simonsen have created a scholarship for LGBTQ+ students.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: March 2, 2020
Headline: Two former Hood College professors create new scholarship for LGBTQ+ students

PPE Donation

We donated six bins of PPE to Frederick Health, including safety goggles, N95 masks, gowns and gloves.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: March 27, 2020
Headline: Hood announces donations of PPE to Frederick Health for COVID-19 response

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: March 31, 2020
Headline: Hood announces donations of PPE to Frederick Health for COVID-19 response

Public Health Degree

We are launching a bachelor's degree in public health, accepting students starting fall 2020.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: March 30, 2020
Headline: Hood College to launch public health program

February 

Emilie Amt

History professor Emilie Amt spoke at an event reflecting on the lives of African-American men and women during the Civil War.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Feb. 3, 2020
Headline: Washington County residents reflect on African-American history with Civil War

Joseph Norman

Artist Joesph Norman created a live drawing of the Zong Massacre from 1871 in the Hodson Gallery.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Feb. 7, 2020
Headline: Joseph Norman celebrates Black History Month at Hood College

Andrea Chapdelaine

President Chapdelaine recently began terms on the Board of Directors for the CIC and NAICU.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Feb. 18, 2020
Headline: Hood president joins leadership organizations

Olivia White

Dean of Students Olivia White is retiring this summer after more than 27 years at Hood College.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Feb. 24, 2020
Headline: School Notes: Longtime Hood administrator announces retirement

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Feb. 27, 2020
Headline: Longtime Hood College dean to retire after decades of service

LGBTQ+ Scholarship

Retired professors Karen Klisch and Anne Simonsen have created a scholarship for LGBTQ+ students.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Feb. 25, 2020
Headline: Hood receives money for inclusive scholarship

Elizabeth Comer

Alumna and BOA member Elizabeth Comer lead a project to give voice to the generations of enslaved people in Catoctin Furnace.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Feb. 29, 2020
Headline: Catoctin Furnace Historical Society to unveil facial reconstructions of two slaves

January

Model UN

We hosted our 15th Annual Model UN session, and more than 250 students participated.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Jan. 4, 2020
Headline: Frederick County Public Schools host their 15th annual model united nations conference

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Jan. 4, 2020
Headline: Frederick County Public Schools host their 15th annual model united nations conference

MCCE Grant

We received a $50,000 grant from the MCCE for the second year of our Computational Thinking Partnership.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Jan. 14, 2020
Headline: Hood College receives second grant for computing education

MLK Day

Students Ashlee Rowles and Armoni Jackson participated in a day of service at the Arc at Market Street for MLK Day.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Jan. 20, 2020
Headline: MLK Day of Service brings community together to help others

New Trustees

We selected Phillip Pittman, Lance Slaughter and Charlotte Sizoo Whitenight ’68 to the Board of Trustees during the October meeting.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Jan. 27, 2020
Headline: Hood College elects three new trustees

Delaplaine Foundation Grant

Delaplaine Foundation, Inc., has granted our Summer Reading Clinic $16,000 for scholarships and operations.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Jan. 27, 2020
Headline: School Notes: Hood College receives grant for summer reading clinic

December

NPS Partnership

Our Center for Coastal and Watershed Studies has been awarded a cooperative agreement with the National Park Service to research methods of mitigating cyanobacteria blooms in the constructed lake at Constitution Gardens, a large catchment in Washington, D.C.

Outlet: Yahoo! Finance
Publication Date: Dec. 5, 2019
Headline: Hood College to Help National Park Service Fight Harmful Algae in Washington, D.C.

Unity Walk

Led by the Student Government Association, Hood College students put together a Unity Walk on Dec. 6, 2019 to spread a message of love and acceptance on campus.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Dec. 6, 2019
Headline: Hood College holds unity walk in response to racist incidents on campus

Project Management Certificate

We have launched a certificate program in project management designed to help professionals become more accomplished, qualified and effective managers in their fields.

Outlet: Yahoo! Finance
Publication Date: Dec. 13, 2019
Headline: Hood College Launches Certificate Program in Project Management

FFSN Grant

Our Frederick Food Security Network received a $5,000 grant from the Capital Group that will contribute to more produce grown and distributed through 2020.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Dec. 13, 2019
Headline: Frederick food security network receives grant

Battle of the Bulge

History professor Corey Campion was quoted in an article about the anniversary and aftermath of the Battle of the Bulge.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Dec. 14, 2019
Headline: Remembering the Battle of the Bulge: A reflection 75 years later

Hodson Trust Grant

The Hodson Trust granted us $3.1 million for scholarships and library renovations.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Dec. 21, 2019
Headline: Hood receives $3.1 million for scholarships and library renovations

History of Mental Illness

Professor Ingrid Ferreras wrote a piece looking at a history of mental illness from the Stone Age to the 20th century.

Outlet: Brewminate
Publication Date: Dec. 23, 2019
Headline: A History of Mental Illness since the Ancient World

The Academic Minute

Professor Carin Robinson discussed women in politics and training women for elected office.

Outlet: The Academic Minute
Publication Date: Dec. 23, 2019
Headline: Carin Robinson, Hood College – Encouraging Women to Run For Political Office

November

Elizabeth Knapp

Professor Elizabeth Knapp published her award-winning poetry collection "Requiem with an Amulet in Its Beak" in October.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Nov. 2, 2019
Headline: Hood professor wins poetry prize for her newest collection

April Boulton

April Boulton, Dean of the Graduate School, wrote an op-ed about the traffic along I-270 and how our online programs give greater access to education.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Nov. 9, 2019
Headline: Is traffic thwarting Maryland’s cyber growth?

Vaughn Ripley

HIV activist Vaughn Ripley was the keynote speaker at our World AIDS Awareness Day event.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Nov. 30, 2019
Headline: Hood College hosts HIV awareness brunch

October

Frederick County Partnerships

Our new partnerships with Frederick County will help county residents.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Oct. 3, 2019
Headline: Officials in partnership to help students and employees in Frederick

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Oct. 3, 2019
Headline: County, Hood College form partnership for tuition reduction

Outlet: WFMD
Publication Date: Oct. 3, 2019
Headline: Frederick County, Hood College Announce Two Initiatives

SK Day

Ninety students from 11 Frederick County schools participated in our 16th Annual Sonia Kovalevsky Math Day for High School girls.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Oct. 15, 2019
Headline: County high school students learn importance of math at annual Hood College event

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Oct. 15, 2019
Headline: High school-aged girls learn the possibilities of STEM careers

Georgetown Hill

Our Georgetown Hill Early School pre-K program offers flexible scheduling and plenty of play for children.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Oct. 17, 2019
Headline: New pre-K program at Hood offers flexible scheduling and lots of play

USDA Grant

We received a grant from the USDA to monitor water quality at 15 locations in the Catoctin Creek Watershed.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Oct. 18, 2019
Headline: Hood College earns $79,000 USDA grant to sample local watershed

World Food Day

Our annual World Food Day event, featuring speaker Rev. Dr. Heber Brown III, raised awareness about food insecurity.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Oct. 21, 2019
Headline: Hood College hosts annual World Food Day celebration

MSDE Grant

The Maryland State Department of Education awarded us a $45,000 grant to explore specially designed instruction in co-taught classrooms.

Outlet: Yahoo! Finance
Publication Date: Oct. 29, 2019
Headline: Hood College Granted $45,000 for Co-Taught Education Study

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Oct. 31, 2019
Headline: Professors to research specially designed instruction for students with disabilities

September

FCPS NeighborHOOD Partner

We have signed our first NeighborHOOD partnership agreement with FCPS.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Sept. 4, 2019
Headline: Hood College partners with FCPS for First NeighborHOOD partnership agreement

Wellness at Work Award

We were recognized by Healthiest Maryland Businesses as a Bronze level recipient of the Wellness at Work awards.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Sept. 4, 2019
Headline: Hood College wins Wellness at Work award

Bee Boxes

The Hood Environmental Action Team (HEAT) installed bee boxes in the Frederick News-Post's community garden.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Sept. 12, 2019
Headline: Hood environmental organization abuzz over bee project

US News Rankings

U.S. News & World Report ranked us in the top 50 of four major lists in the north region.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Sept. 19, 2019
Headline: Hood College receives accolades from U.S. News, several other publications

Shayna Heffner

The Kiwanis Club of Frederick Foundation awarded Hood student Shayna Heffner ’22 the Kiwanis Club of Frederick Foundation Scholarship for $2,500 to use toward her college career.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Sept. 25, 2019
Headline: Kiwanis Club awards scholarship

Melissa Hathaway

Cybersecurity expert Melissa Hathaway will speak at Hood College for the Cotton Cyber Lecture Series.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Sept. 30, 2019
Headline: Cyber Expert Melissa Hathaway to Speak at Hood College

August

FFSN Cold Storage

The Rotary Club of Carroll Creek granted the Frederick Food Security Network funds for a cold storage room.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Aug. 5, 2019
Headline: Rotary Club's donation of cold storage unit helps Frederick food security group prevent spoilage

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Aug. 8, 2019
Headline: Community garden receives grant to help save spoiling produce

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Our cybersecurity pipeline won an award from the National CyberWatch Center.

Outlet: Yahoo! Finance
Publication Date: Aug. 7, 2019
Headline: Hood College Cyber Partnership Wins National Award - Innovations in Cyber Security Education

Outlet: SF Gate
Publication Date: Aug. 7, 2019
Headline: Hood College Cyber Partnership Wins National Award - Innovations in Cyber Security Education

FFSN

The Frederick Food Security Network uses produce from community gardens around the city to help provide fresh fruit and vegetables to those living in food deserts.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Aug. 12, 2019
Headline: Frederick Uncut: Community gardens around the city help address food insecurity

Joyce Michaud

Joyce Michaud has retired from Hood College, where she started the ceramic arts program in 1994.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Aug. 14, 2019
Headline: Professor credited with creating arts program at Hood College retires

Outlet: Hagerstown Herald-Mail
Publication Date: Aug. 18, 2019
Headline: Business people for Aug. 18

Ann Boyd

Professor Ann Boyd discussed bioethics in the modern era at a recent speaker series.

Outlet: Shepherdstown Chronicle
Publication Date: Aug. 16, 2019
Headline: Hood College professor discusses bioethics in modern era

Online Programs

We have launched online programs in cybersecurity and information technology to provide greater access to working professionals.

Outlets:Yahoo! Finance, SF Gate, Markets Insider, finanzen.net, Benzinga, Website Gear
Publication Date: Aug. 16, 2019

Brittni Souder

After former Hood soccer player Brittni Souder's career ended due to concussions, she is helping other girls avoid the same fate.

Outlet: Washington Post
Publication Date: Aug. 20, 2019
Headline: After concussions ended her soccer career, a former star is helping girls avoid a similar fate

Move-In Day

New students and their families moved into their rooms as they took the first steps of their college careers.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Aug. 22, 2019
Headline: Hood College freshmen welcomed to their new home

Student Discount Program

More than 30 businesses in downtown Frederick now offer a 10 percent discount to Hood College students.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Aug. 23, 2019
Headline: Downtown businesses now offer discounts for Hood students

Record Enrollment

Hood welcomed the largest class in the College's history this semester.

Outlet: WFMD
Publication Date: Aug. 23, 2019
Headline: Hood Experiencing Record Enrollment Of New Students For Fall 2019

Kathleen Weslock

Alumna and trustee Kathleen Weslock ’77 has been named the Judge William B. Groat Alumni Award winner at Cornell University.

Outlet: Cornell Chronicle
Publication Date: Aug. 26, 2019
Headline: Weslock, Beck are ILR’s 2020 Groat, Alpern award winners

Brittni Souder

Alumna soccer player Brittni Souder ’14 is raising awareness about the dangers of concussions.

Outlet: Fox News
Publication Date: Aug. 30, 2019
Headline: Former soccer star brings awareness to the dangers of concussions

Outlet: ESPN Outside the Lines
Publication Date: Aug. 26, 2019
Headline: ESPN’s Outside the Lines - Brittni Souder, PINK Board Member and retired college soccer player.

July

Shakespeare Festival

We are hosting the production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" during the first ever Frederick Shakespeare Festival.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: July 17, 2019
Headline: Shakespeare returns to Frederick with a month-long festival

Emily Adesina

Alumna Emily Adesina has been named the director of the Georgetown Hill Lab School.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: July 30, 2019
Headline: Hood College announces new director of Georgetown Hill Lab School

Michael Cheripka

ROTC Cadet Michael Cheripka received an SAR Silver Medal for his high degree of merit with respect to leadership qualities, military bearing and patriotism.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: July 31, 2019
Headline: ROTC Cadets receive SAR Silver Medal

June

Chesapeake Watershed

We have been accepted as a new member of the Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystems Unit.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: June 4, 2019
Headline: Hood College partners with Chesapeake Watershed

Cancer Symposium

The Hood-Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. Imaging Science and Cancer Biology Symposium is coming to campus June 21.

Outlet: Maryland Business Daily
Publication Date: June 14, 2019
Headline: FREDERICK COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Imaging Science and Cancer Biology Symposium June 21st in Frederick

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: June 19, 2019
Headline: Hood College, Leidos Biomedical to hold cancer imaging symposium

Math Not Medicine

Professor Xinlian Liu is part of a team using machine learning techniques and mathematics to suggest best-practice strategies for suicide prevention, especially among veterans.

Outlet: WUSA9 CBS
Publication Date: June 20, 2019
Headline: Math not medicine | Scientists try to prevent veteran suicides with deep learning

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: June 24, 2019
Headline: Hood professor, alumnus working to use computers to identify suicidal ideation

Otis Brawley

Otis Brawley, M.D., opened the Hood-Leidos Biomedical Research Cancer Imaging Symposium with a keynote lecture.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: June 21, 2019
Headline: How racial, geographic disparities affect cancer treatment

MCCE

We have been awarded a grant from the MCCE to fund a Computational Thinking Partnership.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: June 29, 2019
Headline: Hood College awarded grant to fund Computational Thinking Partnership

May

Monocacy River Panel

A panel of experts discussed the current and future health of the Monocacy River at a Green Neighbor Festival outreach event on campus.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: May 2, 2019
Headline: Monocacy science panel rekindles debate of river setbacks, corridor

President Chapdelaine

President Andrea Chapdelaine was named chair of the Maryland Independent College and University Association (MICUA) Board of Trustees.

Outlet: Citybizlist
Publication Date: May 8, 2019
Headline: MICUA Board of Trustees Elects Andrea Chapdelaine and Elliot Hirshman

Enactus

Enactus created Astraea, a project that gives women access to feminine products.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: May 15, 2019
Headline: Hood students’ project gives women access to feminine products

Allison Poore

Approximately 500 students graduated from Hood College. Cancer survivor Allison Poore was selected as the graduate student speaker.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: May 18, 2019
Headline: Cancer survivor, three sisters among graduates at Hood College

Colleen Kline

MBA alumna Colleen Kline was named in The Daily Record's 2019 Leadership in Law Awards.

Outlet: The Daily Record
Publication Date: May 20, 2019
Headline: Colleen Pleasant Kline

Sophie Smith

Alumna Sophie Smith ’18 is the first full-time manager of Brunswick Main Street. She is trying to revitalize Downtown Brunswick.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: May 25, 2019
Headline: Brunswick Main Street manager balances energy with vacancy challenges

Kelly Schulz

Professor Carin Robinson was quoted in a story about Kelly Schulz's rising political stock in Maryland.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: May 26, 2019
Headline: Schulz focused on Commerce job, while observers see other opportunities

April

Google Partnership

Hood is partnering with Google to offer an Applied Computing Series designed to teach computer science and data science to students who may not have previously considered entering tech.

Outlet: Technical.ly Baltimore
Publication Date: April 5, 2019
Headline: Frederick’s Hood College is adding Google courses to its curriculum

Residence Hall

The new campus residence hall received final approval, and construction is scheduled to start in June.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: April 10, 2019
Headline: Hood College receives final approval for new residence hall

Hector Monsegur

Former Anonymous hacker Hector Monsegur delivered the Cotton Cyber Series lecture.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: April 11, 2019
Headline: Cybersecurity is not prepared to major attacks, hacker says

Easter Egg Hunt

The Student Government Association gave back to the community with its annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: April 14, 2019
Headline: Giving back to the community: Hood College hosts annual Easter Egg hunt

Andrea E. Chapdelaine

President Chapdelaine was named to The Daily Record's 2019 Top 100 Women.

Outlet: The Daily Record
Publication Date: April 16, 2019
Headline: Andrea E. Chapdelaine, Ph.D.

Lake Linganore

Instructor Kevin Sellner, an algae expert, was cited in a story about the dredging of Lake Linganore.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: April 25, 2019
Headline: Lake Linganore dredging will start with 300-ton crane lifting equipment into reservoir

Green Neighbor Festival

The Center for Coastal and Watershed Studies is one of the organizers for the 3rd Annual Green Neighbor Festival.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: April 25, 2019
Headline: Green Neighbor Festival returns May 4 with fish, food, fun

David Hixson 3D Archaeology

Professor David Hixson is taking archaeology virtual with his use of drones, digital photography, photogrammetry and 3D modeling.

Outlet: Forbes
Publication Date: April 30, 2019
Headline: Unreal Archaeology - How The Ancient World Is Being Recreated In Virtual Reality

Allyson Golightly Tressler Award

Graduate student Allyson Golightly was the Charles E. Tressler Distinguished Teacher Award.

Outlet: Hagerstown Herald-Mail
Publication Date: April 30, 2019
Headline: Golightly honored for distinguished teaching

March

Xinlian Liu

Professor Xinlian Liu is part of a team using machine learning techniques and mathematics to suggest best-practice strategies for suicide prevention, especially among veterans.

Outlet: SIAM News
Publication Date: March 1, 2019
Headline: Machine Learning Techniques Advance Suicide Prevention Strategies

Maisha Khan

Senior Maisha Khan won the Maryland Portz Award, which honors the top honors student in the state.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: March 4, 2019
Headline: School Notes: Hood senior wins honors award in Maryland

Phil Berneburg

Ceramics instructor Phil Berneburg was featured in a podcast in which he discussed projects he has worked on and the different aspects of ceramics.

Outlet: ArtBoxDMV
Publication Date: March 7, 2019
Headline: Episode 8 Interview with Phil Berneburg

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The new cybersecurity and informatics lab is officially open for classes.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: March 8, 2019
Headline: New cyber and informatics lab in Frederick, Maryland

April Boulton

April Boulton, Dean of the Graduate School, presented about the importance of honeybees and why we must protect them.

Outlet: The Shepherdstown Chronicle
Publication Date: March 15, 2019
Headline: Buzzin' around: Honeybees make a difference in our daily lives

Frederick Symphony Orchestra

The Frederick Symphony Orchestra performed a concert on campus..

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: March 17, 2019
Headline: Symphony, choirs make beautiful music together at Hood College

Jody Olsen

Jody Olsen, director of the Peace Corps, gave a talk about the organization and her experiences in it since 1966.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: March 17, 2019
Headline: Peace Corps director speaks at Hood

Rick Roth

Rick Roth discussed the differences between signatures and pattern analysis when trying to detect cyber attacks.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: March 22, 2019
Headline: Cyber Friday: Protecting personal data through software

Mary Shoemaker

Mary Shoemaker ’64 was named the 2019 Outstanding Woman of the Year by the Waynesboro/Augusta Woman's Club in Fisherville, Virginia.

Outlet: The News Virginian
Publication Date: March 25, 2019
Headline: Shoemaker WOWs community

Young Writers' Conference

A Young Writers' Conference will run on campus from Aug. 5 to 16. Hood professor will lead the workshop, and there will be guest writers and community readings.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: March 26, 2019
Headline: Writers' Conference offers workshops for young creatives

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Professor Sang Kim was cited in a story about the future of Washington, D.C., and Maryland's economy.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: March 30, 2019
Headline: Writers' Conference offers workshops for young creatives

February

Active Shooter Drill

Hood conducted its first ever active shooter drill to create situational awareness and improve campus safety.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Feb. 6, 2019
Headline: Hood College holds first active shooter drill in plan to improve safety

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Feb. 6, 2019
Headline: Hood College practices first-ever active shooter drill

Green Neighbor Festival

The third annual Green Neighbor Festival beings April 29. The early-bird deadline for vendors is March 1.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Feb. 7, 2019
Headline: Green Neighbor Festival looks for vendors, sponsors

Jake Wynn

Alumnus Jake Wynn talked about the life of Clara Barton, whose work as a field nurse during the Civil War earned her the nickname “Angel of the Battlefield.”

Outlet: C-SPAN
Publication Date: Feb. 9, 2019
Headline: Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office

Bruce John Walz

Alumnus Bruce John Walz, M.A.’82 was named to the Mount Airy Hall of Fame.

Outlet: Carroll County Times
Publication Date: Feb. 18, 2019
Headline: Mount Airy Hall of Fame set to induct five, celebrate 20 years

Black History Celebration

Madina Franklin ’20, vice president of Hood’s Black Student Union, spoke about why black history is important during Urbana High School’s 3rd Annual Community Black History Program.

Outlet: Urbana Town Courier
Publication Date: Feb. 22, 2019
Headline: Third Annual Program Honors Black History and Excellence

Army MOU

Hood College signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Fort Detrick to build a pathway for active duty military personnel to take reduced-tuition graduate courses.


Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Feb. 25, 2019
Headline: School Notes: Hood offers Detrick soldiers lower-cost graduate tuition

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Feb. 25, 2019
Headline: Hood College and Fort Detrick sign agreement to continue education for on-base military

 

January

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The Frederick Food Security Network has helped produce more than 1,500 pounds of food for those in need in Frederick County.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Jan. 4, 2019
Headline: Hood College launches new program to help feed local families

 

Model UN

Area high school students attended the Model United Nations conference at Hood College to discuss real-world responses for potential situations and crises.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Jan. 5, 2019
Headline: Students gather at Hood to solve world problems

 

David Gurzick

Professor David Gurzick was quoted in a Frederick Magazine story about the "Gig Economy" and how the work landscape is changing.

Outlet: Frederick Magazine
Publication Date: Jan. 10, 2019
Headline: The Gig Economy: The 9-to-5 Routine Gets Turned on its Head with Flexible Hours, New Worker Needs

 

David Hixson

Professor David Hixson was quoted in a Forbes story about the effect of the government shutdown on the National Park Service.

Outlet: Forbes
Publication Date: Jan. 11, 2019
Headline: Archaeological Resources At Risk As Government Shutdown Lingers

 

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Alumna Lois Jarman, M.A.’06, is now on the Frederick County Board of Education

Outlet: WFMD
Publication Date: Jan. 16, 2019
Headline: Jarman Sworn In As Board Of Ed Member

 

C. Nicole Mason

National scholar C. Nicole Mason visited campus on MLK Day to discuss the impact of race, class and gender on public policies.

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Jan. 21, 2019
Headline: National scholar visits Hood College

 

FFSN

The Frederick Food Security Network won the Chesapeake Bay Trust's 2019 Melanie Teems Award for environmental engagement.

Outlet: Eye on Annapolis
Publication Date: Jan. 23, 2019
Headline: Chesapeake Bay Trust Annual Awards Program honors Senator Astle and Irish Restaurant Company

 

House Hunters

Alumna Sarah Marshall and her family were featured on the HGTV series "House Hunters" when they searched for and bought a house in Frederick.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Jan. 24, 2019
Headline: Local couple appear on HGTV’s 'House Hunters'

Taurean Washington

Artist Taurean Washington, a 2012 alum, was profiled in the Baltimore Sun.

Outlet: Baltimore Sun
Publication Date: Jan. 28, 2019
Headline: Columbia artist brings hip hop culture to Slayton House exhibit

 

FFSN Award

The Frederick Food Security Network won an award for environmental engagement.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Jan. 29, 2019
Headline: Hood College’s award-winning Frederick Food Security Network expands

 

Martha Church

Martha Church, the first female president of Hood College, died and left behind a significant legacy.

Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Jan. 30, 2019
Headline: Martha Church, first female president of Hood College, leaves legacy of national acclaim

Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Jan. 29, 2019
Headline: Hood College's first female president, Dr. Martha Church, passes away

 

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Taylor Polito

Student Taylor Polito is the marketing and social media coordinator for the nonprofit Platoon 22. She was quoted in a story about an equestrian fundraiser for her charity.


Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Dec. 1, 2018
Headline: Horse Derby a festive way to give back

 

CCWS

The Center for Coastal and Watershed Studies launched the Frederick Food Security Network as part of a growing project to bring fresh produce into communities that are currently food insecure.


Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Dec. 5, 2018
Headline: Hood College tackles shrinking food budgets by growing fresh produce

 

Frederick Innotive Technlogy Center

Hood College has partnered with several organizations including the Frederick Innovative Technology Center and the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research to develop the Community Growth Accelerator Technology Development Program, which aims to help young entrepreneurs with startups and business savvy.


Outlet: Hagerstown Herald-Mail
Publication Date: Dec. 11, 2018
Headline: Accelerator aims at Frederick startups
Outlet: Virtual Strategy Magazine
Publication Date: Dec. 13, 2018
Headline: Frederick National Laboratory, Frederick Innovative Technology Center Announce New Accelerator Program for Frederick Startups

 

 

Connie Ray

Connie Ray, manager of the Frederick Food Security Network, explained how a Common Market location in the old Safeway location would remove a food desert and help that area of Downtown Frederick.


Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Dec. 12, 2018
Headline: Common Market putting all its efforts into second store at old Safeway location

 

Nursing Program

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program has received 10-year accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is now fully accredited through 2028.


Outlet: Yahoo! Finance
Publication Date: Dec. 13, 2018
Headline: Hood College Nursing Program Receives 10-Year Accreditation

 

Summer Reading Clinic

The Summer Reading Clinic earned a spot on WDVM’s Braggin’ Rights for receiving an $18,000 grant from Delaplaine Foundation, Inc.




Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Dec. 21, 2018
Headline: Summer Reading Clinic

 

Kelly

Alumna Kelly M. Schulz has been named secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce. She previously served as secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation since 2015.


Outlet: Hagerstown Herald-Mail
Publication Date: Dec. 27, 2018
Headline: Schulz named Secretary of Maryland Department of Commerce

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November

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees appointed eight new members at its October meeting.


Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Nov. 2, 2018
Headline: Trustees appointed to Hood College board

 

Paul mantello

Alumnus Paul Mantello ’05, MBA’16 was hired as town manager in Boonsboro, Maryland.


Outlet: Hagerstown Herald-Mail
Publication Date: Nov. 5, 2018
Headline: Boonsboro council hires new town manager — again

 

Hearst Foundations

Hood College has been granted $100,000 by the Hearst Foundations to enhance its Summer Research Institute (SRI) grants.


Outlet: Yahoo! Finance
Publication Date: Nov. 9, 2018
Headline: More students will have access to research opportunities and stipend will increase to $3,500

 

Residence Hall

A new residence hall will begin construction in spring 2019 and will be ready for students in fall 2020.


Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Nov. 9, 2018
Headline: Hood College to build new residence hall

 

Taurean Washington

Alumnus Taurean Washington creates series of paintings inspired by hip-hop albums. His most recent exhibit was “Black Butterfly” at the Delaplaine Arts Center in Frederick.


Outlet: What is Frederick?
Publication Date: Nov. 11, 2018
Headline: Stephen Blickenstaff/Black Butterfly (Taurean Washington)/JB Dunn

 

 

Hood is hosting the Maryland Student Legislature fall session, which will include seven colleges and approximately 50 students.


Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Nov. 12, 2018
Headline: Hood College to host Md. Student Legislature fall session

 

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Professor Elizabeth MacDougall was a guest speaker at the Alzheimer’s Association Western Maryland Dementia Conference on Nov. 13. During her sabbatical, MacDougall has been researching the relationship between religion, spirituality and mental health in informal dementia caregivers.


Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Nov. 13, 2018
Headline: Alzheimer’s Association conference provides support and resources to new caregivers

 

Enactus

The Enactus Club was featured in WDVM’s Braggin’ Rights for preparing 400 care packages for the Frederick Rescue Mission.


Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Nov. 14, 2018
Headline: Braggin’ Rights: Hood College Enactus

 

GRANT

Hood College has been granted $120,000 from the U.S. Department of Education to bolster its Arabic and Middle Eastern studies program. Funds will go toward curriculum improvement and experiential learning.


Outlet: Yahoo! Finance
Publication Date: Nov. 15, 2018
Headline: Department of Education Grant Bolsters Hood College's Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies Program
Outlet: Campus Watch Forum
Publication Date: Nov. 15, 2018
Headline: Department of Education Grant Bolsters Hood College’s Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies Program

 

New Residence Hall

Hood’s new residence hall will be the first constructed since 1965.


Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Nov. 16, 2018
Headline: Hood College to open new residence hall

 

Teresa Bean

Criminal justice professor Teresa Bean led a session on Digital Dirt at a recent Frederick County event that allows students to interact with local law professionals. She engaged students in discussions about online privacy, smart phone addiction and recent studies showing a causal relationship between time spent on photo-sharing apps and mental health problems.


Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Nov. 19, 2018
Headline: Bar association schools students in law and civics

 

Transgender

Hood College hosted a Transgender Remembrance Day to raise awareness of transphobic acts and honor those who have lost their lives.


Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Nov. 20, 2018
Headline: Frederick transgender community and allies pay tribute on Transgender Remembrance Day

 

William Kellibrew

International advocate and trauma survivor William Kellibrew gave a presentation at Hood about male victims and witnesses to sexual abuse and domestic assault.


Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Nov. 23, 2018
Headline: Speaker brings male victims and witnesses of sexual violence to the forefront

 

Reality Fair

Hood hosted a “Reality Fair” for high schoolers in Frederick County. The fair explained how to budget money, what types of expenses to expect in the future and how life events can impact their financial situation.


Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Nov. 29, 2018
Headline: Reality Fair gave students first-hand experience with budgeting money

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October

SK Day

Hood College hosted its 15th Annual Sonia Kovalevsky Day for high school girls. Approximately 60 high school students and teachers participated.


Publication Date: Oct. 16, 2018
Frederick News-Post Headline: High school girls exposed to math careers and applications at Hood College event
WDVM Headline: Hood College hosts 'Sonia Kovalevsky Day,' inspiring girls to pursue mathematics
Market Screener Headline: Hood College: 15th Annual Sonia Kovalevsky Day

 

Hoda Zaki

Professor Hoda Zaki was quoted in a story about the rise of unaffiliated voters in Frederick County.


Outlet: Town Courier
Publication Date: Oct. 18, 2018
Headline: Republicans Drop, Unaffiliated Voters Gain in Frederick County

 

Faces of Frederick

Hood College hosted a “Faces of Frederick” event during which students and local officials discussed diversity and inclusivity in Frederick County.


Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Oct. 20, 2018
Headline: Students, local officials take honest look into diversity in Frederick community

 

Food for Change

Hood is hosting a film screening of “Food for Change: The Story of Cooperation in America,” a documentary that explores the role of food co-ops and their influence on organic food and regional food systems.


Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Oct. 24, 2018
Headline: 'Food for Change' screening comes to Hood College

 

Laura Russell Thompson

Laura Russell Thompson, a 1981 Hood alumna, was recognized for her work in sharing and sustaining African-American history in Orange County, Virginia.


Outlet: Orange County Review
Publication Date: Oct. 24, 2018
Headline: Buried Truth: Laura Thompson, Eclipse Award recipient

 

Terry Ann Scott

Professor Terry Anne Scott was on WYPR’s Midday with Tom Hall to discuss connections between hate speech and hate crimes. Her introduction is from 7:07 to 9:20, and she speaks throughout the broadcast.


Outlet: WYPR
Publication Date: Oct. 30, 2018
Headline: Hate Speech, Hate Crimes

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September

NSF

The National Science Foundation has awarded Hood College $650,000 for STEM scholarships.


Outlet: Virtual Strategy Magazine
Publication Date: Sept. 13, 2018
Headline: NSF Grant to Fund STEM Education Scholarships Awarded to Hood College

 

Dual Enrollment Program

Hood College’s dual enrollment program emphasizes giving high school students a taste of the college experience on campus.


Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Sept. 13, 2018
Headline: Frederick County colleges double down on dual enrollment

 

Erin George

Professor Erin George was quoted in an article about raising the statewide minimum wage to $15 per hour.


Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Sept. 21, 2018
Headline: Recent poll shows rise in minimum wage gains statewide support

 

10th Annual Walk

In the 10th Annual Walk Strong event, members of the Hood College community walked a mile through the rain to raise awareness of and money for the Frederick Rescue Mission.


Outlet: Frederick News-Post
Publication Date: Sept. 27, 2018
Headline: Hood College walks for Rescue Mission

 

CARE

CARE project coordinator Nina Carr and Dean Olivia White were featured on WDVM’s Sunday Newsmaker show to discuss Hood’s new sexual assault prevention initiative.


Outlet: WDVM
Publication Date: Sept. 30, 2018
Headline: New sexual assault prevention initiative at Hood College

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