BCCC health students score 100 percent pass rate on licensure/certification exams

Students enrolled in four Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) health programs – Dental Hygiene, Respiratory Care, Licensed Practical Nurse, and Physical Therapist Assistant – have achieved a 100 percent licensure/certification exam pass rate for the most recent reporting period (FY2016), according to BCCC data reported to the Maryland Higher...

University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert Caret elected chair of Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Board of Directors

University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor Robert L. Caret was elected chair today of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) Board of Directors.  He succeeds University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan. “For 130 years, APLU has been the nation’s premier advocate for public universities and public higher education,” Caret said.  “At a time when the value proposition of higher education is under scrutiny in Washington and several … Continue reading

Accenture organizing volunteer opportunity with Hour of Code December 5 to 11

In recognition of Computer Science Education Week December 4-10, Accenture is organizing volunteers to work with Tunbridge Public Charter School to teach an Hour of Code to 400 students from pre-K to eighth grade from December 5 and December 11. Hour of Code is an initiative by Code.org which seeks to give students early exposure to computer science by having volunteers visit schools to give basic coding tutorials. Code.org provides the hour-long lesson … Continue reading

New study confirms National Aquarium’s continued positive economic impact

A new study, released November 16, 2017, reveals the National Aquarium continues to be a driving force and economic anchor for Baltimore City and the State of Maryland. The economic impact study conducted by Sage Policy Group, Inc. (Sage) notes the Aquarium annually generates close to $455 million in economic activity across the state and more than 4,500 job The report details several important statistical results and key findings regarding … Continue reading

The Baltimore Sun launches new “Who’s Who” program

The Baltimore Sun has started a new program, Who’s Who, a sponsored-content section for announcements on promotions, hires and happenings that you want to crow about. Who’s Who replaces the newsroom-driven People on the Move section.  Learn about the new program here. Source: The Baltimore Sun

Gordon Feinblatt energy and environmental attorneys author LexisNexis Practice Guide: Maryland Environmental Law

Gordon Feinblatt, LLC is pleased to announce the publication of a new LexisNexis Practice Guide on Maryland Environmental Law, prepared by the Firm’s Environmental and Energy Practice Group. The guide addresses regulatory provisions related to programs overseen by the Maryland Department of the Environment and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and is intended to be a useful resource for practitioners and anyone dealing with environmental issues in Maryland.  The … Continue reading

McDaniel College begins renovation of Gill Center to expand classrooms, research spaces for college’s largest major

Gill Physical Education Learning Center houses the Kinesiology department, formerly Exercise Science and Physical Education The $6.6 million project is supported by a $3 million grant from the State of Maryland McDaniel College breaks ground on a $6.6 million project to expand and modernize classrooms and research spaces in the Gill Physical Education Learning Center, known as Gill Center. The project is supported by a $3 million grant from the … Continue reading

Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announces Light City 2018 to take place over three weekends

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announces the return of Light City, a free festival of light, music and innovation to Baltimore for its third year in April 2018. Light City expands to three weekends with Neighborhood Lights, the community artist-in-residence program kicking off April 6-8; Light City featuring the BGE Light Art Walk April 14-21 and Labs@LightCity, the festival’s daytime innovation conferences April 18-21 at the IMET … Continue reading

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP ranks national Tier 1 in Litigation, Bankruptcy and Real Estate

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston is pleased to announce that U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms” has awarded the firm exemplary rankings for 2018.  Nineteen of the firm’s practices are ranked at the national level, including three practices with national Tier 1 rankings:  Litigation, Bankruptcy and Real Estate.  At the state level, an additional fifty practices have been ranked in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and VA. … Continue reading

Merritt Properties signs 19,000-square-foot lease, begins new construction at Beltway Business Park

Merritt Properties has signed Saval Foods, a premier food distributor, to a 19,000-square-foot industrial-warehouse lease at 1705 Twin Springs Road. The new building is one of two being constructed within Merritt’s Beltway Business Park. 1705 Twin Springs Road will be a single-story, 42,000-square-foot building, providing 20 to 24-foot clear heights, docks and load-in doors, open floorplans and free surface parking. The site is located at the intersection of Washington Boulevard … Continue reading

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