KCI Technologies celebrates new green HQ with Baltimore County

KCI Technologies Inc., a multi-disciplined engineering firm with offices in the Northeast, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, May 14 celebrated the official opening of its new green headquarters in Sparks, Md. Among those in attendance for the open house and ribbon cutting ceremony was Baltimore County Executive Jim Smith, who presented the firm with a Green Renaissance citation. The event capped a morning-long green tour by members of the county’s Sustainability Network … Continue reading

MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services expands investment sales team

MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC is proud to welcome Donald Schline, formerly with Manekin LLC, to their Investment Sales practice. As a senior investment sales advisor with MacKenzie, Schline will specialize in the acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate in Maryland, and advise clients on investment strategies, value maximization and asset stabilization. With more than eight years of commercial real estate investment sales experience and completed transactions valued … Continue reading

Former NASA astronaut speaks at Capitol College Commencement ceremony

The early morning of May 16 will mark Capitol College’s 82nd commencement ceremony, when graduates will walk across the stage to be awarded with a degree that signifies their hard work and achievements during their Capitol years. The college welcomes this year’s commencement speaker Colonel Paul S. Lockhart, a former United States Air Force pilot and NASA astronaut, who will address the soon-to-be alumni. Paul Lockhart is the senior vice … Continue reading

Morton’s The Steakhouse offers GBC members a discount for wine dinner

Morton’s is offering a special 20 percent discount off the ticket price (regularly $99 per person) to GBC members who sign up for the “Beyond the Grape” eco-friendly wine and spirits dinner taking place on May 20 (a savings of almost $20). This five-course, eco-friendly wine and spirits dinner begins with a reception at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. and will be led by Sharon Charny from The … Continue reading

Baltimore screenwriters competition reveals winners

The Baltimore Film Office at the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is proud to announce the winners of the fourth annual Baltimore Screenwriters Competition. Steven Sullivan of Baltimore took first place with Out of Pocket; while David King and Ralph Hruban placed second with Halsted: A True Story, and Chris LaMartina of Baltimore came in third place with For the Taking. The competition is designed to create awareness … Continue reading

College of Notre Dame of Maryland establishes School of Arts and Sciences

College of Notre Dame of Maryland’s Board of Trustees voted Monday evening to establish a School of Arts and Sciences in the fall. The School of Arts and Sciences will focus on undergraduate programs and the College’s commitment to the liberal arts. Establishing a School of Arts and Sciences recognizes the strong liberal arts programs that currently exist at College of Notre Dame. Those programs will be organized under the … Continue reading

Merritt Properties wins Best Industrial/Flex Real Estate deal of 2008

The Washington Business Journal has named Merritt Properties the winner of its Best Real Estate deals of 2008 in the Industrial/Flex category. The company was recognized for its work on the MVM Inc./Silver Eagle Group training facility and gun club at Beaumeade Corporate Park in Ashburn, Va. Silver Eagle, formed by MVM, is one of the largest private personal security providers in the country. Its 60,000-square foot gun club in … Continue reading

College of Notre Dame presents evening of tango music, dance

Back by popular demand, Volver! Noche de Tango will be held May 30, at 7 p.m. in LeClerc Auditorium at College of Notre Dame of Maryland. The performance presents an unforgettable evening of dance and song by some of the world’s best-known artists of the genre — bandeneon player Raul Juarena; vocalist Gabriella Cavallero; composer, playwright and pianist Andrew Gerle; double bassist Laura Ruas; violinist Jose Miguel Cueto; pianist Nancy … Continue reading

UB/Towson MBA updates curriculum, offers sustainability specialization

The UB/Towson MBA program has updated its curriculum and will be offering a new specialization, reflecting an increasingly fast-paced, technology-driven, networked and globally competitive world. “It’s essential for us to keep the program current and meet ever-changing work-force needs,” says program director Ron Desi. “Two of our classes have been broadened to examine the global business environment. Three other courses have been revamped to increase focus on managing human resources, … Continue reading