Chesapeake College unveils new training lab

CAMBRIDGE – Chesapeake College recently unveiled a new medical training lab in the Cambridge Center on Race Street. The space, modeled after instructional labs in the Health Professions and Athletics Center at Wye Mills, will allow students to practice clinical skills in a simulated medical environment. Chesapeake’s Certified Nursing Assistant Program is offered in Cambridge, […]

City will hold residency hearing regarding Foster

EDITOR’S NOTE: Commissioner Steve Rideout (Ward 1) released on Tuesday the following comments and “Cambridge Matters” report regarding the City Council’s Monday meeting. Dear Readers:Attached are my meeting notes from last night’s meeting along with a letter from the Dorchester County NAACP regarding the upcoming election. While I have talked about the upcoming election in […]

Letters to the Editor

Equity in Dorchester’s public schoolsIn the early fall we feared the spread of COVID-19, a deadly disease for which there is no vaccine. It began as an enemy to humans then became more invasive to United States citizens beginning in January 2020.To survive and protect the health and safety of our community and those around […]

Chesapeake College: Support for community in crisis

WYE MILLS – Like every organization and individual in Maryland, Chesapeake College has had to adjust to the new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic – and quickly. Just a month ago, Chesapeake’s students and faculty were looking forward to a week-long spring break. Since that time, the college transitioned 300 class sections to online delivery […]

Student Success Conference draws 100

CAMBRIDGE — More than 100 people, including students, parents, presenters, and volunteers, gave up their Saturday to participate in the Student Success Conference at Chesapeake College Cambridge Center. The event was organized and led by Voncia Molock, the 1984 valedictorian from North Dorchester High School and currently senior manager of IT Operations and Support at […]

ND grad Vonica Molock sets up student success conference

CAMBRIDGE — The news from schools in Dorchester County hasn’t been good lately. Voncia Molock has a plan to change that. She has organized a Student Success Conference on Jan. 18, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Chesapeake College Cambridge Center, aimed at middle school and high school students from Dorchester County and beyond — and […]

Chesapeake College presents strategic plan

CAMBRIDGE — Chesapeake College President Cliff Coppersmith delivered to the Dorchester County Council on Aug. 20 copies of the institution’s latest strategic plan. He also took the opportunity to formally introduce the Cambridge Center’s new Campus Director Brandon Hesson. “I’m really excited to have joined Chesapeake College and help them,” Mr. Hesson said. “Initially, I […]

Shore Health honors nurses

WYE MILLS — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health’s Nurse Excellence Awards Ceremony was held on May 6 at the Todd Performing Arts Center at Chesapeake College. The occasion was the premier event in the celebration of Nurses’ Week 2018, May 6-11. The 2019 Shore Regional Health Nurse Excellence Award winners are: • Commitment to […]

Cambridge Center enters fifth decade

CAMBRIDGE — Chesapeake College’s Cambridge Center embarked on its fifth decade on Thursday, when administrators, local politicians and business leaders gathered for a 40th anniversary celebration. College President Cliff Coppersmith spoke to the group, noting that there have been recent improvements in the physical plant and the processes used at Chesapeake, which offers two-year degrees […]

Tubman conference meets 10th year

CAMBRIDGE — The 10th Annual Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Conference was held at Chesapeake College’s Cambridge branch on May 31 and June 1, attracting visitors and experts from around the country to discuss the life and legacy of “The Moses of her People.” This year’s theme was “It Ran on Faith,” a nod to the […]