• The Mid-Atlantic Certified Crop Advisers is offering up to two $1,000 scholarships to college students pursuing a degree in plant sciences, soil science or agronomy. Applicants must be a resident of or attending a college or university in the mid-Atlantic region of Delaware, Maryland, New …

CUMBERLAND — Allegany College of Maryland invites new students to register for courses for the spring 2021 semester, which begins Jan. 21. Students can preview available courses at selfservice.allegany.edu/Student/Courses.

CUMBERLAND — Allegany College of Maryland will celebrate its fall graduates with a virtual commencement ceremony Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. in light of in-person commencement ceremonies being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

• Dayna Logsdon, Mount Savage; Alyssa Mangus, Cumberland; Kerry Messick, Cresaptown; Zoe Watkins, Cumberland; and Terri Yarbrough, Cumberland; received $1,000 scholarships from the Ted A. Wolfe Foundation for study at Allegany College of Maryland.

MCHENRY — Garrett College has released a five-year strategic plan built around innovative academic programs and support services as well as long-term fiscal sustainability.

CUMBERLAND — Allegany College of Maryland recruitment staff are available to meet virtually with prospective students on select dates in October through December. Recruiters will discuss programs of study, transfer options, financial aid, scholarships and on-campus housing. The virtual quest…

• The following students graduated from Garrett College in August: Christopher A. Kerr, Friendsville, associate of arts, arts and sciences, mathematics/science concentration; Joseph C. Mousch Jr., Oakland, and Strahinja Ivic, Serbia, sum cum laude, AA in business administration; Felisha L. T…

 MCHENRY – An anonymous donor has established the Paul and Pat Weiler Memorial Scholarship through the Garrett College Foundation to provide support for a graduate of either Northern or Southern High School who is enrolled at the college.

CUMBERLAND – Allegany College of Maryland recognized 102 graduates at the conclusion of the summer session. The graduates earned a total of 106 associate degrees and certificates.  

• Alexandra Longest, Oakland, graduated magna cum laude from Bucknell University on May 17, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental engineering. She was a member of the Chi Epsilon National Honor Society, Society of Women Engineers, was a Clare Booth Luce research scholar, co…

MCHENRY — The Garrett College Foundation recently announced the formation of the Dr. Robert W. “Bob” Smith Memorial Scholarship, established by the Smith family. The scholarship provides support for students enrolled in continuing education and workforce development programs at Garrett College.

CUMBERLAND — Beverly Melmed, an instructor of respiratory therapy at Allegany College of Maryland, received the Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award during the college’s 2020 awards presentation held during a virtual assembly.

• Haylee Wilson, Westernport, has received the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine Margaret and Jimmie Narong Palmieri Rural Health Scholarship.

• Benjamin Koch, Cumberland, was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore.

OAKLAND — Emilia Germain, daughter of Scott and Kristiann Germain of Oakland, was one of 39 high school students who participated in the 31st annual High School Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute, which, for the first time, was conducted in a virtual format.

• Peyton Kahl, Frostburg; Taylor Higgs, Little Orleans; Nathan Ashley, Grantsville; and Summer Shaper, Swanton, were named to the dean's list for spring semester at Salisbury University.

CUMBERLAND — All children who are 5 years old by Sept. 1 must, by law, be registered for school. Parents can make an appointment to complete registration at the school, even for the remote learning option.  

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