Open the Windows to Better Health and Savings
stagnant indoor air can be the source of health problems. Lower your energy
bills and improve the spaces where you live and work by opening a few
windows! Associate Dean Bryant Evans makes a few simple suggestions in this
week’s summer ”Going Green” column.
Don’t Miss Today’s
Gospel Tribute – at 3 p.m.!
Today at 3 p.m., come to
the Fine Arts Wing, Classroom 172 for a very special music presentation
hosted by QUEST: The Journal of Higher Education Excellence, “A Tribute to
Black Gospel Music,” facilitated by Professor Jà Hon Vance and Ms. Sherry
Congratulations Professor Thao-Nhi Luu!
Dr. Diana Zilberman, Director of E-Learning: It is my pleasure to inform
you that Professor Thao-Nhi Luu’s MAT 91 online course received QM’s
certification for meeting its standards of high quality! Congratulations,
Professor Vance Publishes New Article
English Professor Jà Hon Vance has published an article, “The 21st Century
Parishioner and the Black Pentecostal Church: A Critical View for Pastors” in
the July-August 2014 special issue of The Whole Truth Magazine. Based on
his professional background in Gospel Music and church leadership,
Professor Vance was requested to publish a piece for pastors who represent
the International Churches of God in Christ.
Spread the Word!
Low-Cost Quality Child Care Available
Clarence W. Blount Child Development Center is now enrolling for summer
CCAMPIS (Child Care Access Means Parents in School) scholarships. The
College offers an infant-toddler and pre-school room program (6 months-5
years) and an evening aftercare program starting in the fall (ages 5-12).
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is available to students who are eligible to receive the Pell Grant and
unable to afford the full cost of quality child care. Students receiving a
child care subsidy from the State of Maryland are not eligible for
participation in the grant program, though sliding scale fees are
available. The deadline to enroll in the evening program is Aug. 11. See eligibility for CCAMPIS scholarships
receive assistance through this program, students must:
Be a Pell-eligible student-parent
Be enrolled in 3 credits (summer) or 6
Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5
Attend workshop trainings and participate in survey and evaluation
further information, contact Jinaki Kambui, Clarence W. Child Development
Center Program Director; Jodi Cosgrove, CCAMPIS Project Coordinator;
or Vivian Gross, CCAMPIS Program Group Leader at 410-462-7460.
From Executive Director of HR Sheryl Nelson…
The Office of Human Resources is soliciting representation
from a cross section of divisions for the following committees.
Participation must be approved by your supervisor:
Ad Hoc Committees (short-term issues to be
addressed; committee objective should be completed in less than two months)
Climate Survey Feedback Committee –
Committee will review prior year’s survey and make recommendations for
questions and changes to the process and tool(s) to be used for the 2015
and Recognition Committee –
Committee will review, offer recommendations and updates to the College’s
Excellence Award policy and procedures; the Committee will also provide
input for a rewards and recognition program for the College.
Permanent (ongoing) committees:
Committee – Members are needed to revitalize this existing committee.
The committee will plan Collegewide events that may require fundraising.
Members will also provide ideas to improve intradepartmental/divisional
relationships and campus morale.
Development Council (PDC) – Membership on this committee requires VP approval. In
accordance with established guidelines and budget allocation, the committee
will review all faculty and staff requests for PDC funds for conferences
and training. All divisions should plan to have a lead member and a
Interested employees must email firstname.lastname@example.org by TODAY. HR
will confirm supervisor's approval.
Video Short: Coming Soon [to Your E-Learning
faculty training opportunities and a new learning management system called
Canvas will replace Blackboard in the near future! Learn how to be more
efficient at teaching all your courses. Watch the video!
Contract Processing, HR Working to Improve Life
for Contractual Employees
Contract Processing and HR Offices are working together to improve the
hiring and payment process for contract employees. The goal is to ensure
fair employment practices and consistency in the recruitment
and selection of BCCC contractual and temporary agency employees. When
submitting your contract requests to Tonya Anderson, please make sure of
A job description and documentation of credentials
are required when submitting new-hire packets and contracts. If
appropriate documentation was submitted during FY2014, please advise HR
when submitting the renewal contract request.
HR will also begin verifying credentials and
positions for requests to hire employees through temporary agencies. A
separate notification detailing this is forthcoming and will appear in the
Make sure a cut-off form (clink link below) is
submitted to Payroll for ALL contracts not renewed. HR will
obtain this information from Payroll to update and maintain an accurate
contract employee database.
Contractual Agreement Data Form
Substitute Replacement Late and Addendum Contract
Contractual Employment Cut Off Form
more information, please contact Sheryl Nelson or Ms. Anderson at email@example.com.