Education

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Explore Garrett: Adventure & Outdoor Studies Open House Planned for November 17th
Final preparations are being made for an upcoming open house featuring Garrett College’s signature programs in Adventure Sports Management and Natural Resources and Wildlife Technology.
Garrett County College Expo Slated for October 9th
Garrett College and Garrett County Public Schools are partnering to host the annual Garrett County College Expo, a daytime-only event is scheduled for 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, in the CARC.
Garrett College Offering STEM Courses for Homeschool Students 
Garrett College will offer the first series of STEM courses, specifically geared toward home school students in Garrett County and the surrounding tri-state area.
Garrett College’s $8.5-million STEM Building Dedicated
Garrett College’s $8.526-million STEM Building officially opened Saturday. Dignitaries attending the ceremony included U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and MD DLLR Secretary Kelly Schultz.
MD Business Roundtable for Education Hosting Volunteer Training Event
Want to help students in Maryland achieve their full academic potential? The Maryland Business Roundtable for Education (MBRT) is asking for your help.
Chamber, Businesses, College to Welcome Students
The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce’s Workforce Development Task Force is partnering with Garrett College to host a welcome reception for incoming out-of-county students.
Garrett College STEM Grand Opening is September 8th
Garrett College's STEM building will open on Sept. 8, with guest speakers who will include both of MD's U.S. senators & featured demonstrations of some of the building’s most impressive capabilities.
Crelllin Elementary Featured in New Documentary
A locally produced documentary, “Wings of a Dove,” dives into a special project at Crellin Elementary School to build a set of steel drums to expand its music program.
Garrett College Approved to Launch Addictions Counseling Program 
The Maryland Higher Education Commission recently approved the Garrett College’s application to offer an Associate of Applied Science degree in addictions counseling.
Garrett College: A Hidden Jewel in the Mountains
Located on a 62-acre campus in McHenry, near Deep Creek Lake, Garrett College has been providing credit and noncredit programs and value to the community since 1971.
4-H Legos Robotics Challenge Features Service Learning Projects 
Robotics competitions are often more than cleverly constructed machines battling for supremacy in a show ring. They can be chances to educate the public about important issues.
Senators Announce $110,000 in Federal Funding for Garrett College 
U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen have announced $110,543 in federal funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission to Garrett College.
Garrett County Public Schools Receives $1 Million Federal Literacy Grant
Garrett County Public Schools received notice that the district will receive $1 million over the next three years through the Striving Reader Comprehensive Literacy Grant.
Northern and Southern Garrett High Schools in US News and World Report School Rankings for 2018
Northern and Southern Garrett High Schools each received the 2018 “Bronze” national ranking as two of the best high schools in the United States by "U.S. News and World Report."
Swan Meadow School Receives 2018 Sustainable Maryland Green School Award
The Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE) announces that Swan Meadow School has been certified as a 2018 Sustainable Maryland Green School.