Capitol College participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program

Capitol College is one of the 14 independent colleges and universities in Maryland that have elected to participate in the Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Act Yellow Ribbon Program, the most generous veterans’ benefit for higher education since the WWII GI Bill. “The college’s beginnings as a correspondence school to...

TU professor awarded University System of Maryland endowed professorship

Steven Lev, of Olney, Md., associate professor in TU’s Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences, is one of two Towson University faculty members — and only one of three faculty members within the University System of Maryland — selected to receive the 2010 Wilson H. Elkins Professorship. Lev’s one-year award comes with a budget of $52,000. Lev will work toward enhancing the profile of TU’s Urban Environmental Biogeochemistry Laboratory (UEBL) … Continue reading

Ballard Spahr attorneys named to ‘The Best Lawyers in America’ for 2010

The Maryland offices of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP have 10 lawyers included in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. In all, the firm has 90 attorneys included in what is the publication’s 16th edition. The attorneys, who represent every department in the firm, were chosen by peers for their outstanding reputations and the excellence of their legal work. Best Lawyers is published annually. Top-ranked lawyers … Continue reading

MacKenzie secures Boston office location for Proteus Technologies

Proteus Technologies, LLC, a leading software and systems engineering solutions provider headquartered in Annapolis Junction, Md., will open its third office nationwide in the Boston area in August. One of Baltimore’s largest software development companies, PROTEUS serves clients in the Intelligence Community, Federal Executive Departments and Commercial Industries, and chose the new location to expand its market to the Hanscom Air Base area. Scott Wimbow, senior vice president and principal … Continue reading

John Kumm appointed to Maryland Air Quality Control Advisory Council

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. (EA) announced Aug. 17 John Kumm, P.E., BCEE, and former senior engineer, has been appointed to the Maryland Air Quality Control Advisory Council (AQCAC) by the Secretary of the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) to serve a five-year term. In appointing Kumm, Secretary of MDE Ms. Shari T. Wilson said, “The Department is confident that [Kumm’s] judgment and ability in performing the duties … Continue reading

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston expands Falls Church, Virginia office

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston announced its Falls Church, Va. office has expanded by an additional 4,400 square feet. Martin Fletcher, the firm’s managing partner, said, “We opened the northern Virginia office in 2007 in response to client demand, and originally planned to grow gradually to 15 lawyers. Instead, pushed by growth in our Community Associations and Business Reorganization/Bankruptcy practices, we have already shot up to 16 lawyers who are based … Continue reading

Vitamin builds more A/E brands, adds four new projects

Vitamin announced Aug. 14 its selection as the “branding agency of choice” for four architecture/engineering firms with locations in the mid-Atlantic region and beyond: CCG Facilities Integration, CSD Architects, DMS International and Hardesty & Hanover. Each firm has hired Vitamin for distinct services, among which include: strategic planning, public relations, re-branding, graphic design and Web site design. “Since Vitamin’s inception, we have rooted a niche for ourselves in the built … Continue reading

MacKenzie hires Senior Care Community Specialist

In August, MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC introduced a new Senior Care Real Estate Services practice to their full line of customized commercial real estate services, which includes brokerage, tenant advisory, development, financing, construction and asset management. MacKenzie’s Senior Care Real Estate Services Group will offer acquisition and disposition services, asset management and advisory to assisted and independent living communities in the Mid-Atlantic region. Robert (Bob) S. Gaines, formerly … Continue reading

Artist Joyce Scott to address Stevenson University’s incoming students

Acclaimed visual and performing artist Joyce J. Scott will address Stevenson University’s incoming class of freshmen and transfer students at the University’s annual Convocation Aug. 20, at 5 p.m. in the Gymnasium on the Greenspring campus. Stevenson will also honor three Maryland educators, nominated by this year’s incoming students, for their commitment to excellence in teaching. Convocation serves as the official opening of the academic year and as the final … Continue reading

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston and 37 attorneys listed in Best Lawyers in America 2010

Thirty-seven lawyers from Whiteford, Taylor & Preston have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America 2010. This is an increase of six over last year and includes 10 lawyers who were named for the first time. In addition, 28 of the firm’s practices and offices were ranked, and in every single case fell into the top tier. In a number of cases, the … Continue reading