BCCC Online Program Manager Edith Sorrell named Instructional Designer of the Year

Baltimore City Community College online program manager Edith Sorrell received the Maryland Distance Learning Association’s (MDLA) Instructional Designer of the Year Award at its March 5 statewide awards ceremony, continuing the college’s tradition of leadership in the field. Distance Learning, in which college-credit courses are delivered online through an...

Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announces Spring and Summer events

Mayor Sheila Dixon and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts present fun, festive and free activities for spring and summer 2009. From April’s Lotta Art to July’s 28th annual Artscape, there are plenty of tours, exhibitions, festivals, parades, and more to attend. Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower Open Studio Day – Visit artists in their studios and purchase their works in this historic building, 21 S. Eutaw Street. This … Continue reading

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School presents Leaders + Legends monthly speaker series

Leaders + Legends, a monthly breakfast speaker series, showcases prominent leaders both  from the business and government sectors, allowing them to share their experiences and thoughts on current issues facing the global economy to an audience of business professionals from the Baltimore/Washington DC area and students and faculty of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is dedicated to the mission of developing a new … Continue reading

Marking territory: new banner signs define Baltimore main streets

In partnership with the Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC), boutique design-marketing-PR firm Vitamin has helped give a boost of visibility to Main Streets across the city of Baltimore. Through its studio, located on Highlandtown’s Main Street, Vitamin recently designed environmental banners that are now hanging tall on light posts across nine Baltimore Main Streets. Vitamin coined the campaign line that adorns the banners; “Main Street – Where Baltimore Happens.” The banners … Continue reading

Capitol College reduces summer tuition rates

In order to continue providing access to a quality, affordable and practical education in these difficult economic times, Capitol College will reduce undergraduate tuition rates by 1/3 for the 2009 summer semester. This is Capitol’s third year providing this discount, although the reduction this year might prove to be a relief for some undergraduate students and their parents, whose bank accounts are dwindling due to the current recession. Summer course … Continue reading

AACC offers training in building secure facilities for BRAC employers

Building and construction industry workers can learn how to prepare successful bids to build sensitive and secure buildings needed to house government agencies and homeland security companies relocating to the area as part of the federal Base Realignment and Closure initiatives through a series of courses offered this spring at Anne Arundel Community College. The first course, “SCIF Overview,” $75, is a half-day course offered from 8 a.m. – 12 … Continue reading

Gladhill elected to MEDBANK board

T. Sue Gladhill, MSW, vice president for external affairs at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and CEO of the University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation, Inc. (UMBF), has been elected to serve as a board member of MEDBANK of Maryland, Inc. MEDBANK of Maryland is a nonprofit, 501(c) (3) corporation that helps low-income, chronically-ill Marylanders access prescription drugs at no cost from pharmaceutical manufacturers’ patient assistance programs. Gladhill, an Annapolis … Continue reading

Black student association hosts women’s history month forum

College of Notre Dame of Maryland’s Black Student Association is hosting a forum in celebration of Women’s History Month on March 19 at 6 p.m. in Doyle Formal Lounge. The forum’s theme is “Breaking the Glass Ceiling: A Perspective in Color, Gender and Leadership.” Speakers include Anne Lin, Pharm.D., founding dean of College of Notre Dame of Maryland School of Pharmacy; Charlene M. Dukes, Ph.D., first woman president of Prince … Continue reading

Leaders of GBTC, Hershey, Planit, Urbanite and G.1440 to serve as “The Donalds” of TU’s The Associate

The Towson University College of Business and Economics, home to The Associate competition, an adaptation of NBC’s The Apprentice, has named five local business leaders as this year’s “Donald Trump.” Among those participating are: Steve Kozak, executive director at GBTC; Eric Lent, vice president of Global Traditional Trade of Hershey International at The Hershey Company; Ed Callahan, creative director and co-founder of Planit Agency; Tracy Durkin, owner of Urbanite magazine; … Continue reading

RCM&D Senior Vice President & Life Science Practice Leader Harry C. Wallace named Power Broker by Risk & Insurance

Risk & Insurance magazine, one of the leading publications in the risk management industry named Harry C. Wallace of RCM&D as a power broker in their annual list of the most influential commercial insurance brokers in the United States. Wallace is a senior vice president and Life Science practice leader with RCM&D. Risk & Insurance recognized 147 power brokers in 25 industry categories. Wallace was honored in the Pharmaceutical/Life Science … Continue reading