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...

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

Weber Shandwick tops PRWeek’s first global agency report card

Weber Shandwick, one of the world’s leading global public relations firms with offices in 77 markets including Baltimore, has been awarded the gold medal by PRWeek for its first global agency report card. The report tracks performance over the last 12 months for 24 global agency networks against four key criteria: business development, people, network initiatives and cohesion, and external recognition. Weber Shandwick was recognized for its strong 12-month performance, … Continue reading

Life Science Risk Management Seminar offered by RCM&D and Medmarc

Insurance broker and employee benefits provider RCM&D is partnering with Medmarc to offer a timely and informative seminar on “Outsourced Risk Management for Life Science Companies.” The event will take place Oct. 8 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Columbia. A variety of timely and informative presentations will be offered by national experts throughout the morning, including: • Life Sciences Product Liability – Reflections on the Journey• … Continue reading

KatzAbosch named a 2009 Best Accounting Firms to Work For winner

Regional certified public accounting, tax and consulting firm KatzAbosch Sept. 28 announced it has been awarded the 2009 Best Accounting Firms to Work For honor by Accounting Today magazine. This annual award program, created by Accounting Today and Best Companies Group, acknowledges the best places of employment in the accounting industry nationwide. One hundred public or privately held U.S. accounting firms in three different categories were recognized — 20 small-sized … Continue reading

Religous studies professor receives Mullan Teaching Award at College of Notre Dame

Brian D. Berry, Ph.D., chair and professor of religious studies at College of Notre Dame of Maryland, received the Mullan Distinguished Teacher Award at Honors Convocation September 26. The award is the highest honor the College bestows on a faculty member. Dr. Berry has taught at College of Notre Dame since 1996. He has developed curriculum for more than 20 courses over the past 13 years, at both the undergraduate … Continue reading

Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts announces Free Fall Baltimore

Mayor Sheila Dixon and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts present the fourth annual Free Fall Baltimore celebration on October 1-31. The city-wide arts extravaganza offers visitors a an array of free creative arts events including dance and musical concerts, classes and hands-on projects, lectures, history and heritage tours and theatrical shows. More than 70 organizations have collaborated to provide residents and visitors free activities in venues throughout … Continue reading