BCCC will provide free preventive dental care to seniors

The Dental Hygiene program at Baltimore City Community College is offering free preventive care dental services to seniors 62 and over, Oct. 26-30, at its state-of-the-art Dental Hygiene Clinic on the first floor of the Life Sciences Building, Liberty Campus, 2901 Liberty Heights Ave. The free services are provided each year in celebration of Senior Week and National Dental Hygiene Month. Appointments are necessary and will be taken for Oct. … Continue reading

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston and 12 attorneys listed in Benchmark Litigation 2010

Ten lawyers from Whiteford, Taylor & Preston in Maryland and two in Delaware have been selected by Euromoney’s Legal Media Group as “leading litigation attorneys.” Their names appeared in the 2010 edition of the guide Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys. This is an increase of six over last year. In Maryland, the firm has substantially more ranked lawyers than any other firm on … Continue reading

Ballard Spahr Attorney Emily Alt elected to Board of Baltimore Conservatory Association

Emily J. Alt, an attorney with Ballard Spahr LLP, has been elected to the board of the Baltimore Conservatory Association. The Baltimore Conservatory Association supports the mission, exhibits and programs of the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens in Druid Hill Park. The nonprofit organization promotes and raises funds for the five-building facility and 1.5-acre garden. Alt is an associate in Ballard Spahr’s Real Estate Department and a member … Continue reading

Keith Kutch appointed Founding Dean of Stevenson University�s new School of Art and Design

Stevenson University announces the appointment of Keith D. Kutch as the Founding Dean of the University’s new School of Art and Design. The School encompasses the University’s programs in business communication; film, video, and theatre; and visual communication design. Kutch most recently served as the Academic Dean of the Art Academy of Cincinnati where he supervised the complete revamping of the fine arts and communication arts bachelor’s curriculum. “As we … Continue reading

AACC partners with New Horizons for “Mentored Learning” approach to technology training

Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is partnering with New Horizons Computer Learning Center of Baltimore, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, to offer computer technology training using a “Mentored Learning” approach that allows more flexible training schedules. The first classes begin in early November and will meet in a designated Mentored Learning lab at the college’s Glen Burnie Town Center, located at 101 N. Crain Highway. In classes of no more … Continue reading

Hord Coplan Macht honored by Home Builders Association of Maryland

Hord Coplan Macht, Inc. (HCM), a full-service architecture and landscape architecture firm, is pleased to announce two of its projects have been granted Community Development Awards of Excellence from The Land Development Council of the Home Builders Association of Maryland. The Land Development Council Award of Excellence program offers recognition to development projects that are sensitive to the community and make appropriate use of existing natural elements. The two projects … Continue reading

Baltimore Film Office now accepting applications for 5th annual Baltimore Screenwriters Competition

The Baltimore Film Office at the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, in conjunction with Morgan State University’s Film and Television Writing Program, and Johns Hopkins’ Film and Media Studies Program are searching for aspiring film writers for the fifth annual Baltimore Screenwriters Competition. The competition is designed to create awareness of screenplays as a literary art form and to encourage new screenwriters into the entertainment industry. Applicants have … Continue reading

UM campuses top $1 billion in research funding

For the first time, the combined sponsored research funding for the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and the University of Maryland, College Park has topped $1 billion. The Baltimore campus reported $517 million for Fiscal Year 2009 (FY09) while the College Park campus reported $518 million for FY09. UMB’s growth was driven by strong increases in funding from the federal government, particularly the National Institutes of Health and the Centers … Continue reading

AGI donates over $2M in satellite software licenses to Capitol College

Analytical Graphics, Inc.’s (AGI) Educational Alliance Program donated 20 educational software licenses in early September 2009 to Capitol College, valued at more than $2 million, which provides faculty the opportunity to introduce a new dimension to the astronautical engineering curriculum by giving students hands-on experience with the industry-leading satellite software product. Used by tens of thousands of aerospace, defense and intelligence professionals for national security and space initiatives, the STK … Continue reading