Joseph Curran named as Towson University’s first Distinguished Scholar

Towson University has appointed J. Joseph Curran, Jr., Maryland’s longest serving elected attorney general (1987-2007), as its first Distinguished Scholar for 2009-10. Drawing on the vast wealth of his experiences as the state’s top lawyer and a seasoned state legislator, Curran will deliver his first lecture as distinguished scholar...

Brendan O’D Gill of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services awarded Certified Commercial Investment Member designation

Brendan O’D Gill, development/acquisition associate with MacKenzie Development Company, LLC, was recently awarded the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation by the CCIM Institute, one of the leading commercial real estate associations in the world and an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors. To earn the designation, Gill successfully completed a graduate-level education curriculum which included 200 classroom hours in investment, financial and market analysis, provided a presentation of … Continue reading

Saint Agnes Hospital appoints new board members

Saint Agnes Hospital announced Sept. 10 the appointment of four new members to its Healthcare Board of Directors. Carlos S. Ince, Jr., MD, ScM, FACC; A. Gregory Kelly, Jr.; James B. Sellinger; and Charles G. Tildon, III will join Board Chair, Barbara Bozzuto and 14 other board members in ensuring a continued focus on the hospital’s mission, formulating policy, and engaging in strategic planning. Carlos S. Ince, Jr. MD, ScM, … Continue reading

bwtech@UMBC welcomes StormCenter Communications

bwtech@UMBC is pleased to welcome StormCenter Communications to its Incubator and Accelerator. The company, which specializes in weather and climate communications technologies, looks forward to expanding its business and taking advantage of the opportunities available at UMBC. Founded in 2001 by Dave Jones, a meteorologist who once did on-air weather forecasting for NBC4 in Washington, DC, StormCenter Communications develops technologies that enable weather and climate visualization and collaboration for NOAA’s … Continue reading

UMBC is site of state’s first clean energy incubator

The Maryland Clean Energy Center has partnered with bwtech@UMBC to support early stage companies working with clean energy technologies and advance green job creation in our state. The Maryland Clean Energy Technology Incubator@bwtech (CETI) is the first site in a planned statewide network of clean energy incubators, which will strengthen Maryland’s Smart, Green and Growing energy economy.  “The Maryland Clean Energy Center is striving to partner with energy experts throughout … Continue reading

STEM education and community outreach merge at Capitol College’s Center for Space Science Education and Public Outreach

Capitol College has established the Center for Space Science Education and Public Outreach (SSEPO) as a component of recent strategic initiatives within the space science and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields, building upon the Emerging Leaders Program announced in June 2009. The mission for the Center is to provide hands-on educational and workforce development experiences for K-12, community college and college students, and those who support them in … Continue reading

Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts offers grants for job retention in the cultural community

Mayor Sheila Dixon and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) are proud to announce the new National Endowment for the Arts/Baltimore City Job Retention Grant. Made possible by a $250,000 award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and matched by Mayor Sheila Dixon and the Baltimore City Council, the grant program has been created for the cultural community to assist in job retention efforts. Managed … Continue reading

ULI Baltimore hosts Wavemaker Awards Program

ULI Baltimore – Wavemaker Awards Program will be held on October 1 at 6 p.m. at the Legg Mason Tower in Baltimore.  For decades, ULI has recognized outstanding real estate development projects, related programs, and visionaries in urban development through its global “Awards of Excellence” program. Earlier this year, the Urban Land Institute honored Baltimore’s Inner Harbor with its prestigious ULI Heritage Award. This is not an annual award, but … Continue reading

Fraser Smith to speak at College of Notre Dame

“Anonymous Heroes: Civil Rights in Maryland” is the topic of a lecture to be given by journalist C. Fraser Smith on September 30, at 7 p.m. in Knott Auditorium. The lecture is based on his book “Here Lies Jim Crow: Civil Rights in Maryland.” Smith writes a weekly column in the Daily Record and also serves as WYPR’s news director. He worked at the Baltimore Sun for more than 25 … Continue reading

Turner, Hampstead Hill Academy ribbon cutting ceremony

Over 100 staff, students, parents, community members and City dignitaries joined the Baltimore Curriculum Project (BCP) and Hampstead Hill Academy for its Ribbon Cutting Ceremony August 28. The students returned yesterday to an exciting new facility, boasting a $1.2 million renovation completed by Turner Construction Company, which broke ground in June of this summer. The renovated space, designed by Ziger Snead, creates a nurturing learning environment for elementary and middle … Continue reading