AACC interior design students sweep competition

Anne Arundel Community College’s Interior Design students brought home the gold for the seventh consecutive year in the annual American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Maryland-ChesapeakeHome’s Annual Design Competition. Eleven students received a record number of 12 first-place or honorable mention awards. ChesapeakeHome and ASID Maryland recognize some of the best professional and student interior design projects and concepts in the state through the annual competition. The magazine’s October-November issue … Continue reading

Dr. Jean Russell joins Capitol College as Director of Foundation Relations

M. Jean Russell, Ph.D., was appointed as the director of foundation relations and college grant writer at Capitol College in Laurel, Md. in early September 2009. Dr. Russell comes to Capitol from Wings of Hope in St. Louis, Mo., where she served as the vice president for international and domestic development. During her time with Wings of Hope, she conducted a successful capital campaign that assisted in facilitating an 80 … Continue reading

College of Notre Dame of Maryland announces new Board Members

Three new members, including two alumnae, joined College of Notre Dame of Maryland’s Board of Trustees at its October meeting. Colette Cutrone Bennett is the national sports marketing manager for Rolex Watch USA, where she has worked for more than 15 years. In her role, she is responsible for corporate endorsements, branding and U.S. events and marketing for motorsports, golf, sailing, tennis, equestrian and exploration. Additionally, Bennett has worked for … Continue reading

2010 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape prize application deadline

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts presents the fifth annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The $25,000 fellowship is awarded to a visual artist or visual artist collaborators working in the Greater Baltimore region. The prize is in conjunction with the annual Artscape juried exhibition and is produced with The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) and Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). Approximately six finalists will be … Continue reading

College of Notre Dame named a top producer of U.S. Fulbright students

College of Notre Dame of Maryland was named by The Fulbright Program to a listing of colleges and universities that produced the most 2009-10 U.S. Fulbright students. College of Notre Dame is the only Maryland college in its category (master’s institutions) and is only one of three from the state recognized with this honor. Two students from College of Notre Dame won Fulbright awards for 2009-10. Cassandra Bales ’09 is … Continue reading

GBC’s Bruszewski, three member companies accept fundraising challenge as 35 under 35 Fighting Cystic Fibrosis honoree

Greater Baltimore Committee Director of Membership and Member Services, Sara Bruszewski, and nominees from three GBC-member companies have been honored among the 35 under 35 Fighting Cystic Fibrosis. Each honoree will raise a minimum level of $1,500 for the CF Foundation through event ticket sales, sponsorships, donations and other fundraising activities. These young professionals will be given the opportunity to display their community involvement and highlight their achievements in the … Continue reading

Enjoy Free Fall Baltimore events through October 31

The fourth annual Free Fall Baltimore celebration offers residents and visitors an array of free creative arts events in venues throughout Baltimore City. More than 70 organizations have joined to provide entertaining free activities, including stilt walking, clay and glassblowing workshops, Latin, African and ballet dance lessons, jazz and classical music concerts, films, lectures, history tours, Edgar Allan Poe themed theatrical shows and free admission to top area attractions. Families … Continue reading

University of Maryland School of Law and Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP to host Emerging Issues in Food & Drug Law, Nov. 16

The University of Maryland School of Law and Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP will host Emerging Issues in Food and Drug Law: A National Conference for Lawyers, Policy-Makers, and Corporate Leaders on November 16, at the Unviersity of Maryland School of Law in Baltimore. Keynote speakers will include Dr. Andrew C. von Eschenbach, former commissioner of Food and Drugs, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and Jeffrey M. Senger, Esq., deputy chief counsel, … Continue reading

Pennoni Associates acquires dive boat

Pennoni Associates’ Bridge and Underwater Inspection Practice has acquired a high-tech Professional Engineering Dive Boat; in which they have christened it the Pennoni Inspector II. This boat, a 26′ aluminum v-hull workboat, has been added to the arsenal of tools Pennoni’s Transportation Technology uses to perform underwater inspections on bridges that span waterways throughout the country. To celebrate the arrival of the Pennoni Inspector II, Pennoni hosted an official boat … Continue reading