CollegeBound Foundation Seeking Individuals for Two Volunteer Opportunities

The CollegeBound Foundation is currently seeking individuals for two volunteer opportunities: scholarship reading and mentoring for college students. Evaluate Scholarship Applications: Scholarship readers evaluate scholarship applications submitted for CollegeBound’s $3 million scholarship portfolio. Each spring, CollegeBound receives hundreds of applications from Baltimore City Schools’ students for scholarships based on criteria including...

Prominent Criminal Defense Attorney David B. Irwin Joins Kramon & Graham

Kramon & Graham, a leading law firm providing litigation, real estate, and transactional services, announced that prominent Maryland defense attorney David B. Irwin has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Known for his work in high-profile criminal and civil cases, Irwin is a veteran attorney with more than four decades of experience. Irwin has handled cases of national and international interest, including the representation of a former currency trader for … Continue reading

BCCC & Center for Urban Families Awarded $495K from Kresge Foundation for Career-Training Partnership

The Kresge Foundation awarded a $495,000 grant to support a partnership between the Center for Urban Families (CFUF) and Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) to connect 100 individuals with low incomes to critical human service supports and educational pathways to advance social and economic mobility. This is one of six partnerships between community colleges and human services nonprofits nationwide selected to participate in Kresge’s $3.6 million Boosting Opportunities for Social … Continue reading

Morgan State University President Receives Authorization to Pursue Affiliate Agreement to Add New College of Osteopathic Medicine

As part of an ongoing effort to fulfill Morgan State University’s designation as Maryland’s Preeminent Public Urban Research University, its Board of Regents has authorized Morgan President David Wilson, Ed.D., to further explore the prospect of bringing a new medical school to the campus through a strategic partnership. The Board’s approval for the issuance of an official letter of intent allows the university to evaluate the terms of an affiliation agreement with Salud Education, … Continue reading

LifeBridge Health Announces New President for Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

LifeBridge Health announced on January 8, 2020, that Daniel Blum will join the organization in April as President of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and Grace Medical Center, taking over responsibilities from Jonathan Ringo, M.D., who will step away from his position to become the founder and chief executive officer of a new telemedicine company. Dr. Ringo and Dan Blum will work together for several months to ensure a smooth transition, … Continue reading

Chase Brexton’s Exclusive Signature Event Information Announced

Chase Brexton Health Care will be holding its single signature event: An Evening at the Moulin Rouge on May 2, 2020 at the historic Guilford home of Paul B. Fowler, MD & Franklin N. McNeil, Jr. The event will take place from 6-11:00 p.m. Proceeds from the event support two of the company’s programs: Hope Lives Here and the LGBT Health Equity Training Team. Both programs are vital to the … Continue reading

LifeBridge Health Announces New Name for Bon Secours Hospital: Grace Medical Center

On December 17, 2019, LifeBridge Health announced a new name for Bon Secours Baltimore Hospital: Grace Medical Center. “As we thought about a new name for the hospital, we wanted to honor the hospital’s 100-year history as well as reflect our ongoing commitment to ensuring that the people of West Baltimore have health services they need now and in the future. After consulting with many people, including staff, community members … Continue reading

Year Up Celebrates January 2020 Graduates

Year Up Baltimore honors its Cohort 17 graduates with a graduation ceremony on January 17 at James Weldon Johnson Auditorium, Coppin State University, 2500 W. North Ave., Baltimore, Md., 21216. A partner reception takes place from 10:30 a.m.-11:45 p.m. at the Talon Center and the ceremony is from noon-1:30 p.m. Keynote speaker is corporate leader R. Michael Gill, Sr., Chairman, Evergreen Advisors, LLC. To RSVP for the event, click here.

BB&T and SunTrust Complete Merger of Equals to Become Truist

Truist Financial Corporation announced the completion of the merger of equals between BB&T Corporation and SunTrust Banks, Inc., that went into effect on Dec. 6, 2019. Truist is the sixth largest U.S. commercial bank, serving approximately 10 million consumer households and a full range of business clients, with leading market share in many of the most attractive, high-growth markets in the country. “This is a historic moment for Truist – … Continue reading

GBC Member Companies Named as Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces for 2019

The Greater Baltimore Committee congratulates the following member companies for being named among the Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces for 2019. Large Employers FutureCare  KCI Technologies Inc.  Kennedy Krieger Institute RK&K LLP  University of Maryland, Baltimore County Whitman, Requardt and Associates Midsize Employers Advance Business Systems AECOM  Continental Realty Corporation Corporate Office Properties Trust  Small Employers  Heritage Financial Consultants  Key Tech  Kramon & Graham P.A.  Samuel Shapiro & Company Inc.  Source: The … Continue reading