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Register Today for Summer 2024 Youth Programs
Kids on Campus, a Maryland Certified Youth Camp, offers full and half-day programs with adventures in science & technology, culinary & creative arts, theater production, the great outdoors, literature & language, academics, and more. Check out our new Summer Schedule for programs designed for kids ages 8 to 15 to discover a wide range of hands-on supervised activities throughout our campus. We encourage everyone to explore and learn while having fun in a safe environment. Register early as program spots go quickly!
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200 Monroe Restaurant is Now Open
Frederick Community College (FCC) invites you to enjoy a gourmet dinner prepared and served by our talented Hospitality, Culinary & Tourism students at 200 Monroe Restaurant. A capstone learning experience for our students, 200 Monroe Restaurant welcomes guests to enjoy a first course, entree, and freshly-baked dessert on Thursday evenings through May 9*. Reservations are required. Carry out orders are welcome. We look forward to serving you! 
*Except April 4, April 18, and April 25, 2024.
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Handshake is the #1 Way Students Find Jobs
Join today and get recruited by the top employers for full-time jobs, part-time jobs, and internships. Designed for students just getting started in their careers or looking to make a pivot to a new industry, Handshake is increasingly known as the #1 place for employers to go to recruit early talent, meaning first job ever, first job in a new industry if you’re changing careers, or first time returning to the workforce after taking some time off. Learn more today.
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FCC Career Exploration Open House is May 7
Mark your calendars! The FCC Career Exploration Open House begins at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7. Delivering expert training for employment in high-demand industries, our team invites you to visit the Monroe Center, review upcoming course options, and discover tuition assistance and scholarship opportunities. FCC Admissions and Career Services staff will also be available to answer questions and assist you! Register to attend at

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HCTI Partners with USDA
The Hospitality, Culinary and Tourism Institute (HCTI) at Frederick Community College recently partnered with USDA Research Services to create potatoes and strawberries educational videos. USDA representatives and food scientists from across the country filmed the videos featuring HCTI instructor Chef Mark Mills at the Monroe Center right here in Frederick! We were thrilled at the opportunity to highlight our program through this valuable collaboration. View the videos and learn more about HCTI.

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Sass Magazine Features HCTI Institute Manager Elizabeth DeRose
Check out the latest in the Sass Magazine Jan/Feb 2024 Issue to learn more about Elizabeth DeRose, HCTI, and the future of the food industry. Notably a top woman in food, Elizabeth is named an official Female Foodie while answering questions about HCTI, her role in advising and mentoring students, and how she is inspired each day. Also see her article detailing positive food industry trends and career opportunities awaiting program graduates. Spring classes are now enrolling!
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Spring Registration at FCC
A wide variety of Continuing Education and Workforce Development programs continue to welcome students to Spring 2024 registration at Frederick Community College. From career training in business, healthcare, skilled trades, and technology, to lifelong learning, ILR 55+ and youth programs, FCC offers affordable and convenient education programs to students of all ages. See what's new, download a class schedule or browse courses and register online.

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Biotechnology Programs are Enrolling
From high school internships and continuing education classes to workforce training, apprenticeships, and academic pathways, Biotechnology programs  at Frederick Community College deliver hands-on training and valuable experience for a rewarding career. Prepare for success in this growing field with expert-led instruction, in-depth knowledge, and essential skills for entry-level employment and career advancement in the biotechnology industry. Visit today.
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New! Opportunities to Earn Digital Credentials at FCC
Earning industry-recognized, employment-focused digital credentials, valued by employers, provides you with control and ownership of your achievements. Digital credentials serve as verification of your knowledge, skills, capabilities, and accomplishments. Displaying your credentials online, and sharing them through social networks, provides a more complete picture of your achievements and can be easily recognized and verified by employers, associations, and organizations.

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