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4 Md. Colleges Share $10M From Hodson Trust

Four Maryland private colleges are announcing gifts totaling $10 million from the Delaware-based Hodson Trust.


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Frederick Co. Veterans Adjust To Campus Life

About to graduate from high school without a concrete plan, Meisha Krutar was surrounded by college pamphlets when she heard a friend had joined the military.


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Hood College Alumna Leaves $644K For Scholarship

A 1933 graduate of Maryland’s Hood College and her husband have left more than $640,000 to the school for the establishment of a scholarship fund.



Md. Coaches Learn Sign Language To Help Swimmers

Ask 6-year-old Faith Miller why the Spring Ridge Sharks swim team is different, and she’ll say it’s because of the games she plays and the fun she has.


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Hood College Student Breaks Language Barriers

Alex Sardi started her volunteer work at Frederick nonprofit Centro Hispano by folding clothes and answering phones. Sardi, a 19-year-old sophomore majoring in Spanish and art history at Hood College, has moved on to teaching English and, over the past few months, grant writing.


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Italian Astronaut Speaks At Hood College

Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli was a guest speaker Wednesday afternoon at Hood College. He talked about his experiences as a crew member of the International Space Station.


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Great Frederick Fair To Mark 150th Anniversary

The Frederick County Tourism Council, Frederick County Historical Society and fair staff members, are bouncing ideas off each other to decide how to celebrate the 150th anniversary of The Great Frederick Fair.


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Gingrich, In Md., Says He’s Down, Not Out

Newt Gingrich says he’s down but not out in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.



Cyclist Aims To Teach Frederick Riders Safety

As the Frederick bicycling community grows, so does the need for education.



Hood College Opens New Athletic Center

Hood College in Frederick has opened a $10 million athletic center.



Man Arrested After Entering Hood College Dorm

Frederick County police say they have arrested a man who illegally entered a Hood College dormitory and was found hiding in a women’s bathroom.


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Incoming Hood College Freshman Receive iPads

Hood launched an initiative to explore the role of portable tablet computers in the college’s academic mission last year, a program paid for by a grant from an anonymous alumnus.