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Here's What's Happening
Read the Latest Covid-19 News
Enjoy Gourmet Meals with Monroe-to-Go this Spring
• Virtual FCC Monroe Center Workforce Careers Open House is April 21

• FCC Social Media Survey Now Open
• NEW! Diesel Technician Automotive Training Program

Spring 2021 Financial Aid Assistance Now Available
Coronavirus COVID-19 News
HCTI Earns American Culinary Federation Accreditation
Building Trades Scholarships
Get Credit for Your Experience

Enjoy Gourmet Meals with Monroe-to-Go this Spring

Order gourmet meals online for curbside pick up every Thursday, now through May 6, from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m., at 200 Monroe in Frederick, MD. Prepared and served by HCTI students, gourmet meals include a first-course, choice of entrée, a sweet treat and choice of drink. Choose between a soup or salad option for your first course, and four cheese and spinach cannelloni, chicken with wild mushroom sauce, Asian grilled flank steak, or shrimp crab cake for your entrée. The restaurant will be open Thursdays through May 6, with the exception of April 1, when the College is closed for spring break. Order now at >>

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Virtual FCC Monroe Center Workforce Careers Open House is April 21

Discover a variety of flexible and affordable career training programs designed to prepare you for employment in high demand industries. Meet our highly qualified staff, learn about the Frederick Community College (FCC) Monroe Center, review upcoming course options, and discover tuition assistance and scholarship opportunities. FCC Admissions and Career Services staff will be available to answer any questions. Frederick Community College is an excellent choice for your education and career pursuits. Please join us to hear about all that FCC has to offer. We look forward to meeting you online. Register to attend >>

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FCC Social Media Survey Now Open

To all our social media followers – we are seeking your input! To make sure FCC social media pages reflect what you are most interested in seeing, we are asking our followers to complete a quick 5-minute survey. A sample of questions includes your affliation with the College, your preferred social media platforms, how often you use or post on social media, your preferred resource when it comes to accessing FCC College information and a few more. The survey is open to FCC College students, employees, faculty and community members. All answers are anonymous and we thank you in advance for your feedback. Open the FCC Social Media Survey >>

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New! Diesel Technician Automotive Training Program

Critical to our country’s infrastructure, trained diesel technicians and mechanics are in demand, earning nearly $53,000 a year with increasing opportunities in our area according to Acquire essential knowledge, important skills, and required experience necessary in today’s automotive industries in customized hands-on training programs now enrolling through Frederick Community College in partnership with Hagerstown Community College. Opportunity to enroll in Diesel Technician Part I and Diesel Technician Part I with classes starting soon. Learn more >>

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Financial Assistance Now Available

Continuing Education & Workforce Development (CEWD) is offering numerous Spring 2021 financial assistance opportunities for eligible students in approved CEWD training programs. Just complete the CEWD Financial Assistance Inquiry Form and a College representative will be in touch to assist you in determining aid opportunities for which you may qualify. Tuition assistance for non-credit courses is provided by the State of Maryland, Federal and/or County agencies, and the FCC Foundation. To learn more, visit our Tuition & Resources page >>
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FCC Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

FCC is currently in Stage 2 of the Frederick Community College Roadmap to Resilience and Recovery plan.  As we continue to develop ways to safely and thoughtfully offer a few in-person instructional experiences, we tried to anticipate questions and provide answers about what to expect should you register for a class that meets on Main Campus or at the Monroe Center. Please read the latest information relating to Continuing Education & Workforce Development classes at the College on our Covid-19 Information Page to learn more >>

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HCTI Earns American Culinary Federation Accreditation

The Hospitality, Culinary and Tourism Institute (HCTI) was recently accredited by The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) Accrediting Commission. The recognition certifies HCTI meets the established standards, accountability, credibility, professionalism, practices, and competencies as set for faculty, curriculum and student services. Applicable to both the Associate Degree in Culinary Arts and Supervision and Culinary Skills Certificate, students are automatically eligible to receive professional certification from the American Culinary Federation upon graduation. Learn more >>

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Building Trades Scholarships Available

Building Trades scholarships are now available to eligible students enrolling in electrical, HVAC and welding programs at Frederick Community College. With a value up to $500, scholarships are open to both academic (credit) and workforce training (non-credit) students each semester.
 Eligibility Requirements include recipient must be a Frederick County resident eighteen (18) years of age or older, enrolled in a credit Building Trades OR non-credit Trades & Vocational Training course (Electrical, HVAC or Welding) For complete details and to apply, download and submit the application form today >>
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Get Credit for Your Experience

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Evaluation

Save money, convert your real-world experience and college-level learning into college credit, and complete your educational goals faster with the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) program at FCCThe evaluation of college-level or experience-based learning that an individual has achieved outside of traditional classroom environment, PLA can be used to demonstrate college-level learning for academic credit awards. Participants can save time and money and avoid having to complete courses already mastered, completing their education goals at a higher rate. To be eligible, participants must be an FCC student with a declared major in a degree or certificate program. Learn more at, or contact Dr. Renee Davis at 301.846.2587.
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Frederick Community College
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
7932 Opossumtown Pike • Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 624-2888 •