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New Allied Health Education Center Receives Funding

Release Date: 5/7/2010

CONTACT: Sylvia Blair
Carroll Community College
410-386-8411 or
Rachel MacKnight
Office of Senator Mikulski
202-228-1122

TEAM MARYLAND ANNOUNCES FUNDS 
FOR NEW ALLIED HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER

WASHINGTON, D.C., On Monday, May 10, 2010,  U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Benjamin L. Cardin, and Congressmen Elijah Cummings and John Sarbanes (all D-Md.),  announced $1 million in federal funding to help build a new allied healthcare education center in Mount Airy, Maryland. They were joined by Howard County Executive Ken Ulman, Howard Community College President Kathleen Hetherington, Frederick Community College President Carol Eaton and Carroll Community College President Faye Pappalardo.

When complete, the Mid-Maryland Community College Allied Healthcare Education Center will train 300 to 500 students a year, helping students prepare for in-demand jobs and to alleviate the shortage of health care workers in Maryland. The Allied Healthcare Education Center is a partnership between Howard, Frederick, and Carroll Community Colleges. It will house science, computer and medical simulation laboratories and classrooms for allied health education programs.

WHO:
Senator Barbara A. Mikulski
Senator Benjamin L. Cardin
Congressman Elijah Cummings
Congressman John Sarbanes
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman
Howard Community College President Kathleen Hetherington
Frederick Community College President Carol Eaton
Carroll Community College President Faye Pappalardo

WHERE:
Howard Community College
Rouse Foundation Building, 4th floor
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044

 

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