50th Anniversary College Origins - Garrett College

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Note: the Daily Health Self-Assessment form is located here.

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Celebrating 50 HomeCollege Origins

College Origins

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2002 rebrand
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Original Board of Trustees

Est. September 13, 1966

  • Mr. Clinton W. Englander, President
  • Mrs. Elsie Brady, Vice President
  • Mr. George Edwards, Associate Member
  • Mr. Willard L. Hawkins, Secretary-Treasurer

Board of Trustees - Organizing College Board

Est. May 19, 1969

  • Mrs. Diane S. Thayer, Chair
  • Mr. Clinton W. Englander, Vice Chair
  • Mr. Ralph Beachley
  • Mr. Robert F. Diehl
  • Dr. Robert Gibson
  • Dr. Raymond O. McCullough, Secretary-Treasurer

Original Citizen’s Study Committee for Establishing a Community College in Garrett County

  • Mr. Gordon Douglass, Chair
  • Mrs. Gordon Douglass
  • Mr. Earl Opel
  • Mr. William Platter
  • Mr. George Hanst
  • Mr. Stephen Pagenhardt
  • Mr. Earl Haenftling
  • Mrs. Wayne Hamilton
  • Rev. William Carlson
  • Ms. Guy William Hinebaugh
  • Mr. Ralph Beachley
  • Mrs. Charlotte P. Bernard
  • Dr. Robert Gibson
  • Mrs. Bessie Price
  • Mr. Kenneth Johns
  • Rev. Emory McGraw
  • Mrs. Edward Crowe
  • Mr. Charles Strauss
  • Mr. Lawrence Groer
  • Mr. Dwight Stover
  • Mr. Willard Elliott
  • Mrs. Ray Jenkins
  • Mr. Robert Bender
  • Mrs. Clinton Englander
  • Mrs. Bernadine Friend
  • Mrs. Lois Mosser
  • Mr. Irvin Feld
  • Rev. Shelby Walthall
  • Mr. Dan Hershberger
  • Mrs. B.I. Gonder, Sr.
  • Mr. Robert Garrett
  • Mrs. A.E. Mance
  • Mrs. Louse Seggie
  • Mr. James McHenry
  • Mrs. Beeson Snyder
  • Mrs. Gerald Glotfelty
  • Mr. Maurice Brookhart
  • Mr. George Edwards
  • Mrs. George Brady
  • Mr. Willard L. Hawkins
  • Mrs. Edward Smouse