AACC launches American Graduate initiative “Student Success 2020”

When announcing the American Graduation Initiative, President Obama set forth these goals: • “By 2020, this nation will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world.” …• “…We seek to help an additional 5 million Americans earn degrees and certificates in the next decade” from community colleges­ Inspired by these goals set forth in the American Graduation Initiative and fueled by the existing and future needs … Continue reading

Economist, Consultant Anirban Basu to speak at Stevenson University

Stevenson University is proud to present Anirban Basu, chairman and CEO of Baltimore’s Sage Policy Group (SPG), as guest speaker for the second annual Shapiro/Rouse Lecture in Business Communication Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. in the Rockland Center Banquet Hall on Stevenson’s Owings Mills campus. A Q&A and reception will follow at the conclusion of the talk. The event is free and the public is invited to attend. Basu is … Continue reading

Andrea Weiss joins Maryland Science Center

The Maryland Science Center has appointed Andrea Weiss as Director of Foundation and Government Relations, announced Van Reiner, president and CEO. Weiss will manage relationships with foundation and government supporters, focusing on creating partnerships with organizations committed to math and science education and employment development. Weiss was most recently Principal at Elegancy at Work, where she focused on freelance writing for nonprofit organizations. She previously held positions in the fundraising … Continue reading

LAX World scores Maple Lawn location

LAX World, a lacrosse superstore featuring Maryland’s largest selection of lacrosse equipment, clothing, gifts and accessories, opened its newest store at Maple Lawn, Md., a 600-acre mixed-use development in Howard County on November 19. The 3,000 square foot store, is its fourth location in Maryland and ninth nationwide. ”The retail space at Maple Lawn was exceptional,” said Jerry Scott, Director of Operations for LAX World. “We toured eight sites while … Continue reading

Edwin R. Brake elected Chairman of the Board of Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore

Ellin & Tucker, Chartered is pleased to announce its managing director, Edwin R. Brake, has been elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore. The Economic Alliance is a regional economic development organization whose mission is to united business, government and educational institutions to market Greater Baltimore as a highly desirable region for new growth and investment. Brake succeeds Laura Gamble of Skipjack … Continue reading

Stevenson University hires first head football coach to kick off division III program

Stevenson University announces the appointment of Ed Hottle as head coach of its new NCAA Division III football program. Hottle has served as head football coach and assistant athletics director for Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., since July 2005, amassing a 22-16 record in the five seasons he has coached the Bison. He will now work to establish Stevenson’s program — first announced in June — by recruiting student athletes … Continue reading

R. Christopher Rosenthal, CPA chosen as recipient of Unsung Hero Award

R. Christopher Rosenthal, a director in the Forensic and Valuation Services Group at Ellin & Tucker, Chartered, was chosen as a 2009 Unsung Hero Award Recipient at the National Philanthropy Day in Maryland Awards Luncheon held on October 26. Rosenthal was honored for his volunteer work over the past 17 years with the South Baltimore Learning Center. Rosenthal became involved with the South Baltimore Learning Center as a member of … Continue reading

Business leaders summit recognizing veterans and service members to be held in January

In Honor of Veterans Day, you are Invited to a Business Leaders and Employer Summit to Recognize Our Returning Veterans and Service Members The Maryland National Guard is sponsoring a series of forums for professionals in higher education, business and employment, and behavioral and clinical health. These forums are a part of the Maryland National Guard’s vision for a Maryland that is informed and equipped to support returning soldiers and … Continue reading