Renaissance Institute holds health care forum in January

Renaissance Institute at College of Notre Dame of Maryland will present “Health Care – Diagnosis and Prognosis” January 30 at 9 a.m. in Knott Auditorium. The program will present cutting-edge information about the future of health care in the United States, with nationally and internationally known experts. The speakers are:•...
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ICC Tolling Plan announced

On Dec. 17, the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) announced the approved range of tolls for the Intercounty Connector (ICC)/MD 200 after review of comments received during a 60-day public comment period. The ICC/MD 200 will be Maryland’s first all-electronic toll facility when its first segment opens in 2010. “We thank the nearly 400 citizens who offered their comments via web feedback, email, letter or at a public hearing,” said Transportation … Continue reading

Capitol College receives BRAC Higher Education Grant for “Cyber Battle Laboratory”

Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown announced on Dec. 15 Capitol College received one of 12 BRAC Higher Education grants in the amount of $92,992, made available through legislation passed by the Maryland General Assembly (the Higher Education Investment Fund) in 2008. The BRAC grant will support Capitol College’s development of a Cyber Battle Laboratory, expanding the information assurance (IA) laboratory capacity on campus. The Cyber Battle Laboratory will provide intensive … Continue reading

Visit Top of the World Observation Level during the holiday season

Don’t forget to stop by the Top of the World Observation Level during the holiday season. The attraction is open for the holidays December 26-December 30. Additional holiday openings include Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 16, and President’s Day, February 15. Visitors can see an awe-inspiring view of the Baltimore Inner Harbor and beyond with a 360-degree panoramic view of Baltimore’s skyline and stationed binoculars. Photo-map guides help guests … Continue reading

AACC receives $80,234 BRAC Higher Education Grant

Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown announced Dec. 15 Anne Arundel Community College received one of 12 BRAC Higher Education grants in the amount of $80,234. The grant, made available through legislation passed by the Maryland General Assembly (the Higher Education Investment Fund) in 2008, will help AACC develop critical programming addressing BRAC workforce development needs in computer forensics. Computer forensics is a component of cybersecurity that encompasses the application of … Continue reading

The Walters Art Museum and John Hopkins University’s Mind/Brain Institute announce major collaboration

The Walters Art Museum and the Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute at The Johns Hopkins University announce a collaboration to pioneer a new approach to investigating the neural basis of the human aesthetic experience. On view January 23-April 11, “Beauty and the Brain: A Neural Approach to Aesthetics” will be both an experiment and an exhibition that will strive to discover why some works of art appeal so strongly to the … Continue reading

Baltimore City Community College Receives $50,054 BRAC Higher Education Grant

Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown announced Dec. 15 Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) received one of 12 BRAC Higher Education Fund grants. The grant, made available through legislation passed by the Maryland General Assembly (the Higher Education Investment Fund) in 2008, will help BCCC develop a program to expand and grow its capacity for the Maryland Center for Construction Technologies. This will provide training for Cisco Certified Network Associates and … Continue reading

Capitol College named a top U.S. military-friendly school

LAUREL – Capitol College, Maryland’s only independent college dedicated to engineering, computer science, technology and business, was recently named to Military Advanced Education magazine’s 3rd Annual Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities. The 2009 guide, a special section in the monthly Military Advanced Education magazine, is a listing of those colleges and universities across the United States that best serve military servicemembers, veterans, and their spouses and dependants. Among the … Continue reading

Susan Keller joins Ellin & Tucker, Chartered; Carl Kampel named to J-Ref Board of Directors

Ellin & Tucker, Chartered, a leading regional certified public accounting and business consulting firm, announced Susan Keller has joined the firm’s Tax Department. Prior to joining Ellin & Tucker, Keller was a Tax Director with RSM McGladrey, Inc. in Baltimore with responsibilities which included spearheading the exempt organization tax group in that office, while also maintaining numerous high net worth individual accounts. She began her accounting career in the New … Continue reading

Merritt Construction Services lands two new projects

Merritt Construction Services, a division of Merritt Properties, is having an active fourth quarter. In a year marked by slow construction starts, the construction division of one of the region’s largest developers has landed two new projects. Mars Supermarkets has chosen Merritt Construction Services to handle construction on its new headquarters at 9627 Philadelphia Road in Rosedale. With a planned move-in date of Jan. 15, 2010, the 30,000-square-foot Mars office … Continue reading