Venable settles in at 210 West Pennsylvania Avenue

Venable, LLP, one of America’s top law firms with nearly 600 attorneys practicing across the country in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, and regulatory and government affairs, relocated its Towson office from 210 Allegheny Avenue to 210 West Pennsylvania Avenue in June. The prestigious firm, which has represented a diverse array of Fortune 500 clients, chose William (Bill) Whitty, senior vice president and principal … Continue reading

Hord Coplan Macht completes Sinai Hospital new South Tower

Hord Coplan Macht, Inc. (HCM), an architecture and landscape architecture firm in Baltimore, Md., is pleased to announce Sinai Hospital of Baltimore’s new South Tower is open to the public. The $55 million, 87,000 sq. foot, four-story addition includes an atrium, helipad, Intensive Care Unit and an Intermediate Care Unit. The heart of the expansion is the 8,000 square foot Atrium, designed to link the new South Tower with the … Continue reading

Katzabosch announces Mark R. Cissell taking the helm as president and CEO

Certified public accounting and consulting firm KatzAbosch today announced Mark R. Cissell has taken the helm as President and CEO, several staff promotions and the naming of new members to the firm’s Board of Directors, all effective July 1. Cissell, a shareholder with the firm, becomes the third CEO in KatzAbosch’s nearly 40-year history. Cissell joined the firm in 1985 and has over 20 years of experience in auditing, accounting, … Continue reading

Stevenson on the Ball: University to Field Division III Football Team in Fall 2011

Stevenson University has announced it is adding football to its roster of 19 NCAA Division III varsity sports for men and women. The University will recruit 40 to 50 student athletes for a developmental season to start in fall 2010 and kick off intercollegiate play in fall 2011. The team will compete against current Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) members Frostburg State University, Salisbury, Wesley and Gallaudet and looks forward to … Continue reading

USM welcomes three new members to Board of Regents

The University System of Maryland (USM) welcomes three new members to the Board of Regents. John Young, M.D., Linda Gooden and Sarah Elfreth were nominated to the board by Governor Martin O’Malley and confirmed during the 2009 Legislative Session by the Maryland Senate. Their terms will begin July 1, 2009. A swearing-in ceremony welcoming the new regents will be held at July 2 at 12 p.m. in the Governor’s Reception … Continue reading

Edward Eisenstein appointed acting President of UMBI

William E. Kirwan, chancellor of the University System of Maryland (USM), announced June 26 he has appointed Edward Eisenstein as acting president of the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute (UMBI), effective July 1. A scientist at UMBI’s Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology (CARB) in Rockville, Md., Eisenstein served as director of CARB for eight years. He will succeed UMBI President Jennie Hunter-Cevera, who will step down from the position … Continue reading

National Science Foundation gives Towson $900k boost for STEM teacher preparation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Towson University a five-year grant worth $900,000 to establish the TU Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program. The Noyce scholarship will focus specifically on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teacher preparation at the secondary school level and offers scholarships to meritorious undergraduate juniors and seniors. The program also aims to recruit STEM professionals interested in getting teacher certification. For every year of support … Continue reading

Capitol College commits $500,000 in new financial aid under Emerging Leader Program

Capitol College President, Dr. Michael T. Wood, announced the creation of the Emerging Leader Program, a comprehensive outreach and retention program focused on cultivating leaders, along with a $500,000 financial aid commitment for incoming first-year students. Designed to meet the college’s mission of accessibility and commitment to build and educate leaders of the future science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce, the Emerging Leader Program encompasses many of Capitol’s initiatives, … Continue reading

MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate opens Howard County office at Maple Lawn

In June, MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC opened a new office, the company’s fifth in Maryland, at Maple Lawn, a 2 million, mixed-use development in Howard County. The 2,092 square foot location is positioned strategically in the BWI Corridor and offers easy access to numerous amenities, Columbia, Baltimore City, Fort Meade, the new FDA facility in White Oak, and Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties. Seven MacKenzie associates will work … Continue reading