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Hagerstown Junior College (Hagerstown, MD 21742-6514)
Alicia Drumgoole (Project Director: July 2018 to present)

Humanities Initiatives at Community Colleges
Education Programs

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$96,627 (approved)
$96,627 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2019 – 12/31/2022

Bridging the Antietam: Memory, History, and Folklore of Communities Along the Antietam Creek

A three-year faculty and curriculum development project on the history, culture, and folklore of the Antietam Creek region.

Bridging the Antietam, a project designed to boost student performance in composition classes and produce curricula to support writing across the disciplines, will focus on memory and its constructions as expressed through the folklore, narratives, and interpretation of history of the Antietam Creek region (western Maryland, south central Pennsylvania, and eastern West Virginia) Hagerstown Community College (HCC) serves. Specific grant deliverables include faculty professional development, a summer bridge program, revised humanities curriculum, a summer institute, and a digital archive featuring local "finds," to include oral history narratives.