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Student NewsBlast for September 6, 2022

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Meet President Annesa Payne Cheek

Calling all students! Join us to meet President Annesa Payne Cheek.

Wednesday, September 7 • 12:00 p.m.
Game Room in the Student Center • Enjoy a pizza lunch

Wednesday, September 28 • 5:00 p.m.
Monroe Center • Enjoy a welcome back dinner

Share your dreams, your needs, your voice! • It’s all free!

Free Tickets! Maryland Ensemble Theatre

"The Life Span of a Fact" • General Admission

Visit the Office of Student Leadership & Engagement in the Student Center (Room H101) for free tickets to "The Life Span of a Fact". Valid for any performance from September 30 through October 30, 2022. Up to two tickets per person. Learn more about the show at

FCC Calendar of Events • Free Tickets!

Get Ready • Be Prepared

Preparedness is a Shared Responsibility

Reducing risk and preparing for disasters helps us remain safe while recovering quickly should an adverse event occur. Please take a moment to review this brief FCC preparedness learning video. Topics include traffic safety, situational awareness, campus emergency procedures, and more.

Online Preparedness Modules Now Available

 Academic Dates

Extended 100% Refund Date

Applicable to the second 7½ -week session this fall, the 100% refund period has been extended by one day to accommodate classes meeting once per week outside the current refund period. The new date is October 19, 2022. For additional information, visit Registration & Records.

Mark Your Calendar

September 10
Last Day 100% Refund: 13-Week
Last Day to Add: 13-Week

September 14
Last Day to Withdraw: First 5-Week

September 16
Last Day 50% Refund: 13-Week

FCC Fall 2022 Academic College Calendar

 Campus Events & Activities

Frederick County Goes Purple

Tuesday, September 6 • 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. • Student Center Lobby

Frederick County Goes Purple (FCGP), a grassroots call to action, works to unify, educate, and train our community to reduce substance-related deaths and overdoses. Encouraging everyone to “go purple” in September, this observance aligns with National Recovery Month to increase public awareness surrounding mental health and addiction recovery. Visit us today to learn more.

Frederick County Goes Purple • September 6

Enjoy Free Sweet Kona Ice Treats!

Tuesday, September 6 • 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. • In Front of Student Center 

A perfect way to celebrate the arrival of fall. Come by and see us at the Kona Ice truck to enjoy a free Sweet Kona Ice Treat, courtesy of the Office of Student Leadership & Engagement. One per person while quantities last.

Free Sweet Kona Ice Treats • September 6

Courageous Conversations: Women's Equality Post Roe v Wade

Monday, September 12 • 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. • MOSAIC Center (H102)

"Courageous Conversations" is a unique series designed to encourage respectful dialogue about difficult topics. Bringing people together to listen, voice, and honor our differences, this special event focuses on women's equality following the recent decision to overturn Roe v Wade.

A Courageous Conversation • September 12

MOSAIC Center Art Gallery Reception

Monday, September 12 • 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. • MOSAIC Center (H102)

Sharing what it means to be Hispanic/Latino/Latinx, artists are telling their incredible stories through unique displays of individual artwork. After the reception, the art gallery will be open daily from 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Hispanic/Latino/Latinx Art Gallery Reception • September 12

Frederick Community College Volunteer Fair

Tuesday, September 13 • 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. • Student Center Lobby

Explore a wide range of volunteer opportunities, serve directly with nonprofit groups, and make a difference right here in our own community. Join us to connect with like-minded individuals at more than 20 organizations while discovering ways you can help across Frederick county. Includes a free lunch! Sponsored by the Office of Leadership & Engagement.

FCC Volunteer Fair • September 13

Workshop Wednesday • Beat the Clock with Time Management

September 14 • 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. • Student Center (Room H111)

Swing by for valuable tips and tools to improve your time management skills. Discover ways to get time back in your day, stay on track, and accomplish your goals. Free and open to all students. 

Workshop Wednesday • September 14

Tyranny of the Minority?

September 19 • 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. • Student Center (Room H111)

Join Dr. Brian Stipelman for an engaging discussion on America’s political institutions, from the steady erosion of American democracy to what citizens can do to fix it. Free Canteen meal vouchers provided to participants. Sponsored by the Office of Student Leadership & Engagement.

Tyranny of the Minority? • September 19

Constitution Day Celebration

September 19 - 21 • 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. • Student Center Lobby

Visit us in the Student Center Lobby for free copies of the U.S. Constitution, voter registration information, and free rubber ducks (while quantities last.) Learn more at

Constitution Day Celebration • September 19-21

2022 General Election Candidate Forums

October 27 • 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. • Facebook Live

The Frederick County League of Women Voters (LWV) invites you to learn more about US Congressional Representatives from District 6 during upcoming Facebook Live forums. Be sure to visit the Office of Student Leadership & Engagement in the Student Center with any voter registration questions!

General Election Candidate Forums • October 27

 Career & Transfer Corner

Visit Today! Amazon Career Opportunities

September 6 • 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. • Student Center Lobby

With rapid growth in our community, Amazon continues to create paths to career success through education and skill development. This includes offering Amazon Career Choice and prepaying up to 95% of tuition after one year of service. Visit Amazon representatives in the Student Center to learn more.

Visit with Amazon Representatives Today!

Join Us for Transfer Tuesday This Evening

September 6 • 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. • Join Us on Zoom

Find out what you need to know about transferring from FCC to a four-year college or university. This information-packed event provides you with tips and tools to smoothly navigate the process. Learn how to get started, what to do, where to go, and how to keep track along the way. Bring your questions!

Transfer Tuesday Zoom Link • Meeting ID 851 9568 3643

Maryland Army National Guard Recruiting Event

September 7 • 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. • Student Center

Maryland Army National Guard educational benefits include tuition assistance, scholarships, waivers and more, with training typically only one weekend per month and two weeks per year. Representatives will provide all the details!

Valuable Opportunities with Maryland Army National Guard

Discover the NU in You

September 8 • 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. • Student Center

Meet with Neumann University representatives to discover what they can offer you, from a wide variety of academic and athletic programs to student activities, scholarship opportunities, and residential experiences. Discuss the transfer process, ask questions, and more. Take a virtual tour at

Discover the NU in You! • September 8

Find the Right Career

U.S. Navy • Career Recruitment
September 8 • 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. • Student Center Lobby

With over 150 roles to choose from, a career in the Navy can set you up for a lifetime of success. Every single field is open - explore the options below to find the job that fits your goals. Learn more at

Find the Right Career • U.S. Navy Representatives

Early Childhood Care Career Fair

September 21 • 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. • Student Center

Get ready to join a growing career field by meeting with local Child Care Centers and Programs to learn more about career opportunities. A list of employers is available on College Central Network. 


You're Invited! FCC Fall 2022 Transfer Fair

October 6 • 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. • FCC Athletics Center

Connect with a wide variety of four-year colleges and universities right here at FCC. This on-campus event showcases opportunities to meet and greet admissions representatives, explore ways to continue your studies, discover hundreds of program options, ask questions, gather information, and more.

FCC Transfer Fair • October 6

 Clubs and Organizations

Join the Student Government Association 

Participate in Our SGA Meeting
September 13 • 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. • In Person (H111) or Online

Visit Our Club Fair
September 14 & 15 • 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. • Student Center

Learn all about Frederick Community College student clubs and organizations, explore upcoming events and activities, gather the latest on College services and resources, register to vote, and enjoy some candy on your way to class.

Get Involved! SGA, Clubs & Organizations

 MYFCC Student Portal

Stay in the Loop!

Here you will find valuable student resources, including student services tools, event announcements, registration and student account links, social updates, academic support links, and more.

Contact Us

Frederick Community College • Student Services & Resources
7932 Opossumtown Pike • Frederick, MD 21702
301.846.2469 •
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