Carroll Community College Announces Virtual Spring Open House on Thursday, April 15, 2021

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Trish McCarthy Carroll, Chief Communications Officer, Carroll Community College, Work: 410-386-8184
Press Release


Westminster, Md., Wednesday, April 14, 2021–-Carroll Community College is hosting a Virtual Spring Open House on Thursday, April 15, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Information and the link to pre-register (required) can be found at

The program will begin with a 20-minute presentation on career decisions, outlining ways to make an informed choice about what career path to follow, to be led by Barb Gregory, Director of Career Development. The main program will begin at 6:20 pm, which will cover the extensive array of programs offered at the College, as well as the logistics for enrollment. This portion will be led by Candace Edwards, Senior Director of Enrollment Development and Kimberly Bachman, Assistant Director of Admissions. Topics will include:

  • The admissions process
  • Credit programs, including associate degree and transfer programs
  • Non-credit programs, including career training and certifications
  • Dual enrollment for Carroll County high school students
  • Financial aid and scholarships
  • Extracurricular activities including clubs, athletics, and volunteer opportunities

Live chat will be monitored throughout the event, and the program will be followed by a live question and answer session.

“We are so pleased to offer this interactive event to our community, which can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home,” said Candace Edwards, Senior Director, Enrollment Development. “Whether you are just starting on your education path, considering a career change, or looking to level up your skills, this open house will provide a great overview of all Carroll has to offer.”

Following the Open House, from April 19 - April 29, Carroll will be hosting a series of Information Sessions on specific programs. Information and registration for these sessions can be found at



Carroll Community College’s mission is Empowering learners. Changing lives. Building community. Carroll Community College (Carroll) provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to advance careers, enrich lives, and strengthen the community we serve. Carroll offers academic and career preparation leading to transfer to four-year colleges and universities, and for direct entry into professional opportunities. Personalized learning, small class size, individualized attention from expert faculty, affordability, a convenient location, and customized training and services to the business community all make Carroll a popular choice. Since 1993, the College has served more than 144,000 students of all ages and backgrounds. Carroll Community College is located at 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, Md., 21157. Visit us on our website at