Western Maryland opens new $268 million medical center

Hord Coplan Macht, Inc. (HCM), an architecture and landscape architecture firm in Baltimore, Maryland, is pleased to announce the new Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, located in Cumberland, Md., is open to the public. The $268 million, 585,000 square foot, seven-story facility replaces and consolidates two aging hospitals and provides...

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston names partners

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston is delighted to announce Susan Jaffe Roberts has been elected a partner of the firm, and Daniel A. Griffith, and Edward J. O’Connell III have been named equity partners, effective January 1. The firm’s managing partner, Martin T. Fletcher, said, “It is a privilege to welcome such fine attorneys into their new and expanded roles within the firm. They are each making tremendous contributions to the … Continue reading

Synergy Physical Therapy Purchases Medical Condo in Maple Lawn

Synergy Physical Therapy, a locally-owned and independent private physical therapy office, recently purchased a nearly 2,000 square foot medical office condo in Maple Lawn, Md., a 600-acre mixed-use development in Howard County. Michelle Kim, administrative manager of Synergy Physical Therapy, sited Maple Lawn’s strategic location, growing day and night-time population, nearby amenities, and the opportunity to own their own space in a new building as reasons for the medical firm’s … Continue reading

USM Regents to act on proposed programs at Bowie State and Towson, vote on revision to undergraduate admissions policy

The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents at its next meeting will take action on proposed academic programs at Bowie State and Towson universities and vote on a revision to the policy on undergraduate admissions. The board also will vote on the Salisbury University 2009 facilities master plan update and hear a report on opening fall 2009 enrollment figures. The public session is scheduled to begin at 8:30 … Continue reading

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