TBB Global Logistics announces expanded three-year contract with global manufacturer, Picut Industries

TBB Global Logistics, a 63-year-old, nationally-known, third-party supply chain management firm, has announced a new three-year contract with global manufacturer, Picut Industries. The contract is to provide domestic transportation including Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) and Full Truckload (FTL) shipping services for Picut’s six global divisions: Watson McDaniel, American Products Company, Liquiflo...

National Endowment for the Humanities awards $210,500 grant to College of Notre Dame of Maryland

College of Notre Dame of Maryland has received a grant of $210,566 from the National Endowment for the Humanities for a 2010 summer institute on Latin and the classics for teachers. The grant will be used to fund a five-week program (June 27-July 28, 2010) in the United States and Italy for 25 middle and high school teachers. One week will be spent on College of Notre Dame’s campus in … Continue reading

TU selects Timothy Brunker as third Fisher endowed chair

Timothy Brunker, of Pikesville, Md., assistant professor of Chemistry, has been selected as the third recipient of the Jess & Mildred Fisher Endowed Chair in Biological and Physical Sciences. His three-year appointment began on August 17. As holder of a Jess and Mildred Fisher Endowed Chair, Brunker will receive a monetary award of $15,000 for each of three years that may be used for, but is not limited to, a … Continue reading

Capitol College participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program

Capitol College is one of the 14 independent colleges and universities in Maryland that have elected to participate in the Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Act Yellow Ribbon Program, the most generous veterans’ benefit for higher education since the WWII GI Bill. “The college’s beginnings as a correspondence school to the Navy has led us to respect and admire our country’s active military and veterans,” said Capitol College president Dr. Michael … Continue reading

TU professor awarded University System of Maryland endowed professorship

Steven Lev, of Olney, Md., associate professor in TU’s Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences, is one of two Towson University faculty members — and only one of three faculty members within the University System of Maryland — selected to receive the 2010 Wilson H. Elkins Professorship. Lev’s one-year award comes with a budget of $52,000. Lev will work toward enhancing the profile of TU’s Urban Environmental Biogeochemistry Laboratory (UEBL) … Continue reading

Ballard Spahr attorneys named to ‘The Best Lawyers in America’ for 2010

The Maryland offices of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP have 10 lawyers included in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. In all, the firm has 90 attorneys included in what is the publication’s 16th edition. The attorneys, who represent every department in the firm, were chosen by peers for their outstanding reputations and the excellence of their legal work. Best Lawyers is published annually. Top-ranked lawyers … Continue reading

MacKenzie secures Boston office location for Proteus Technologies

Proteus Technologies, LLC, a leading software and systems engineering solutions provider headquartered in Annapolis Junction, Md., will open its third office nationwide in the Boston area in August. One of Baltimore’s largest software development companies, PROTEUS serves clients in the Intelligence Community, Federal Executive Departments and Commercial Industries, and chose the new location to expand its market to the Hanscom Air Base area. Scott Wimbow, senior vice president and principal … Continue reading

John Kumm appointed to Maryland Air Quality Control Advisory Council

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. (EA) announced Aug. 17 John Kumm, P.E., BCEE, and former senior engineer, has been appointed to the Maryland Air Quality Control Advisory Council (AQCAC) by the Secretary of the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) to serve a five-year term. In appointing Kumm, Secretary of MDE Ms. Shari T. Wilson said, “The Department is confident that [Kumm’s] judgment and ability in performing the duties … Continue reading

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston expands Falls Church, Virginia office

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston announced its Falls Church, Va. office has expanded by an additional 4,400 square feet. Martin Fletcher, the firm’s managing partner, said, “We opened the northern Virginia office in 2007 in response to client demand, and originally planned to grow gradually to 15 lawyers. Instead, pushed by growth in our Community Associations and Business Reorganization/Bankruptcy practices, we have already shot up to 16 lawyers who are based … Continue reading

Vitamin builds more A/E brands, adds four new projects

Vitamin announced Aug. 14 its selection as the “branding agency of choice” for four architecture/engineering firms with locations in the mid-Atlantic region and beyond: CCG Facilities Integration, CSD Architects, DMS International and Hardesty & Hanover. Each firm has hired Vitamin for distinct services, among which include: strategic planning, public relations, re-branding, graphic design and Web site design. “Since Vitamin’s inception, we have rooted a niche for ourselves in the built … Continue reading