Howard Community College wins 2019 Baldrige National Quality Award

The United States Department of Commerce has announced that Howard Community College is a winner of the 2019 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in the category of education. The award is the nation’s only presidential-level honor for performance excellence in organizations. “With an emphasis on efficiency and best practices,...

McDaniel College Announces Eight New Undergraduate Majors

McDaniel College is adding eight new undergraduate majors beginning Fall 2020. The new bachelor’s degrees include actuarial science, applied mathematics, biochemistry, biomedical science, criminal justice, health sciences, marketing and writing and publishing. “These new majors reflect innovative curricular changes that will further enhance the quality of our academic program,” said McDaniel Provost and Executive Vice President Julia Jasken. “All eight of these new undergraduate degree programs are a direct result … Continue reading

MD Energy Advisors recognized as Company of the Year

MD Energy Advisors was recognized by Senator Bill Ferguson as the 2019 Company of the Year for its “Conversations in the City” series on Nov. 7, 2019. Phil Croskey (pictured, third from left), CEO of MD Energy Advisors, is Co-Chair of GBC’s Bridging the Gap Committee. To learn more about MD Energy Advisors, visit the website. Also see: The GBC Check-In: Phil Croskey, BTG Committtee Co-Chair

UMB President Perman Named Next USM Chancellor

University of Maryland, Baltimore President Jay Perman will be the next chancellor of the University System of Maryland, the higher education system encompassing most of the state’s public universities. Perman will take over for Chancellor Robert Caret, who announced in May he would not seek an extension of his employment agreement with the system after it ends June 2020. To read more, visit The Daily Record’s website. Source: The Daily … Continue reading

ABC Baltimore Recognizes MacKenzie Contracting for 30 Year Milestone

MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC is pleased to announce that they have been awarded the STEP Diamond Safety Award by The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Baltimore, a national construction industry trade association. The firm received this year’s honor at the ABC Annual State of the Industry Breakfast which included a 2020 Economic Forecast by ABC Chief Economist, Anirban Basu of Sage Policy Group. MacKenzie was also recognized by ABC for … Continue reading

Howard Bank Receives Recognition for Volunteer Work

Howard Bank, a growth-focused community bank serving businesses, professionals and individuals in the Greater Baltimore area, announced that it has been recognized by the American Bankers Association for its volunteer work in greater Baltimore. The bank won an honorable mention in the national banking trade association’s annual Community Commitment Awards in the volunteerism category. The ABA recognizes banks across the country for their extraordinary work in volunteerism, affordable housing, community … Continue reading

Merritt Properties Acquires and Plans Redevelopment of Office Building in Hunt Valley

Merritt Properties, a full-service commercial real estate developer with over 16 million square feet of space throughout Maryland and Virginia, has purchased 226 Schilling Circle in Hunt Valley, Md. The company plans to fully redevelop the vacant 98,640-square-foot office building, which was previously the home to McCormick & Company. Merritt Properties’ I-83 Corridor portfolio is 94% occupied and, with this acquisition, now totals over 1.4 million square feet of office … Continue reading

McDaniel College, Carroll Community College and St. Louis’ Washington University announce engineering agreements

McDaniel College President Roger N. Casey (center) along with Rosalie Mince, vice president for academic and student affairs at Carroll Community College (right), and Ron Laue, assistant dean of the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis (left), signed memorandums of understanding benefiting students interested in engineering careers during a ceremony held Oct. 16 at McDaniel. These new articulation agreements provide seamless pathways for Carroll students who … Continue reading

Two Miles & Stockbridge Lawyers Recognized for Leadership

Miles & Stockbridge announced that two of their lawyers have been recognized as outstanding leaders. Veronica D. Jackson, an employment and data privacy lawyer at the firm and Patricia B. Jefferson, a principal in the firm’s Baltimore office were recognized. Jackson was named to The Daily Record’s “VIP” List, which recognizes Maryland leaders 40 years of age and younger for their professional accomplishments, community service and commitment to inspiring change. … Continue reading

Merritt Properties Secures Land Along Interstate 95 in Stafford County, VA

Merritt Properties, a full-service commercial real estate development company that was established in 1967 and now owns over 16 million square feet throughout Maryland and Virginia, has successfully closed and acquired 15 acres at the Quantico Corporate Center in Stafford County, VA, strategically located along I-95 south of the Washington, D.C. metro area.  Following successful projects in Loudoun and Prince William counties, Merritt identified the I-95 corridor as its next … Continue reading