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University of Baltimore faculty members receive University System of Maryland Board of Regents faculty awards

The University System of Maryland recognizes that its faculty form the core of the teaching and learning environment. As such the Board of Regents annually solicits nominations across its 12-member institutions to identify scholars who excel in one of four pursuits important to excellence in higher education:  teaching, mentoring,...

BGE employees receive national technology award

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company’s (BGE) Heather Anderson and Amanda Janaskie recently were honored by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) with the Technology Transfer Award for an energy efficiency and smart thermostat program. The Technology Transfer Award is given annually to utility employees who have explored and implemented innovative technologies on behalf of their company and the industry. Anderson and Janaskie received the award for evaluating smart thermostats for … Continue reading

Record cargo levels at Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore in 2016

Port already seeing benefits from the expanded Panama Canal Governor Larry Hogan announced February 14 that 2016 was another record year for the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals, setting records with key targeted commodities. For the first time in its history, the Port surpassed 10 million total tons of general cargo handled at its public terminals and saw a record number of containers. General cargo includes … Continue reading

McDaniel College receives $1.75 million donation to establish the Charles A. Boehlke, Jr., Engaged Faculty Fellows program

Boehlke of Hunt Valley, Md., is a 1978 alumnus and current trustee at McDaniel Fellowships to be provided annually to up to five McDaniel faculty members who provide strong mentorship and experiential learning opportunities to students McDaniel College has received a $1.75 million gift from Charles A. Boehlke, Jr., a 1978 alumnus of the college and current member of the McDaniel Board of Trustees, to establish the Charles A. Boehlke, … Continue reading

Technology executive Sarah Miller joins Audacious Inquiry

Audacious Inquiry (Ai), a health information technology and policy company, today announced that former Oregon state government technology leader, Sarah Miller, has joined Ai effective February 1, 2017. Miller has more than 12 years of experience in implementing large scale technology projects in Oregon state government, most recently leading the successful design and implementation of the MAGI Medicaid Eligibility & Enrollment Project. Prior to coming to Ai, Miller served as … Continue reading

Roland Park Place announces promotions and new hires

Roland Park Place is pleased to announce the promotion of several of its longtime staff members as well as recent hires. Becki Bees, former Director of Marketing, has been promoted to Vice President of Marketing and Community Life. She will oversee marketing/sales, dining services, public relations, independent living programs, fitness and chaplaincy. Bees is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and earned a Master of Arts … Continue reading

BGE rededicates first gas streetlamp in the United States

Gas streetlamp on Holliday Street first lit 200 years ago Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) rededicated on February 7, 2017 the first gas streetlamp in the country at a ceremony held at the corner of North Holliday and East Baltimore Streets in downtown Baltimore. The gas streetlamp was first lit on February 7, 1817 by BGE’s predecessor, the Gas Light Company of Baltimore. “In 1816, artist Rembrandt Peale had a … Continue reading

Saint Agnes Healthcare names Dr. Nancy Hammond new Chief Medical Officer

CMO to Augment Health System’s Population Health Efforts and Grow Physician Enterprise Saint Agnes Healthcare, a member of Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and not-for-profit health system, announced today that Nancy Hammond, M.D., has been named chief medical officer (CMO) of Saint Agnes. As CMO, Dr. Hammond will work with Saint Agnes’ leadership team to enhance the hospital’s population health efforts from a clinical perspective and strategically develop Saint Agnes’ … Continue reading

McDaniel College President Roger N. Casey selected for NAICU Board

McDaniel College President Roger N. Casey has been selected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU), effective February 1. As an active leader in strategic planning for higher education on the national-level, he has been elected to a three-year term representing the association’s Region II, which includes colleges and universities in Maryland, as well as Delaware, District of Columbia, New Jersey and … Continue reading

BWI sets annual passenger record with 25.1 million travelers in 2016

Editor’s note: The following article appeared on on February 7, 2017. By Joshua Gordon As Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport looks to expand its terminals and offer a new hotel, the passenger travel continues to grow with a record number of travelers flying out of BWI in 2016. The airport announced 25.1 million passenger flew out of BWI last year, a new annual record that surpassed the 23.8 million … Continue reading

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