College of Notre Dame receives $888,000 nursing grant

College of Notre Dame of Maryland has received an $888,000 grant from the state’s Health Services Cost Review Commission through the Nurse Support Program II to increase the number of master’s-prepared nursing faculty. The grant will enable College of Notre Dame to expand its Master of Science in Nursing...

Joseph J. Mezzanotte, new Chairman of the Board of the Howard County Chamber of Commerce

Joseph J. Mezzanotte, a partner in the Columbia office of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston L.L.P., began his term as chairman of the Board of the Howard County Chamber of Commerce at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting on May 20, which was held at M&T Bank Stadium. In his remarks as incoming chairman, Mezzanotte stressed the Chamber’s role and resources in helping businesses navigate the current recession. He also unveiled the Chamber’s … Continue reading

Towson University receives New Voices grant for MD school information mapping Web site

Towson University’s Center for GIS (CGIS) has been awarded a two-year grant from New Voices to create an online Maryland school information mapping site. CGIS will develop the site in partnership with Maryland Commons, an interactive online journal of news and commentary devoted to public policy in Maryland. New Voices, a pioneering program that seeds innovative community news ventures, selected CGIS and seven other winners from 304 applicants nationwide. All … Continue reading

Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announces fourth of July at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

Enjoy great entertainment and fireworks with Baltimore’s Fourth of July Celebration at the Inner Harbor. Guests can celebrate Independence Day with a musical performance by Electric Brigade, an United States Naval Academy Band. Zambelli Fireworks Internationale produces the holiday fireworks display that lights the Inner Harbor landscape at 9:30 p.m. The fireworks can be viewed from several locations in downtown and beyond including Rash Field, Federal Hill, Fell’s Point and … Continue reading

BACVA urges GBC members to join “Meet Local” network

The Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association (BACVA) is calling on leaders in the private, nonprofit and public sectors to help bring new business to the Baltimore region through its “Meet Local” campaign.  The “Meet Local” campaign builds off the Mayor’s successful “Buy Local” initiative and encourages CEOs and the leadership of our business community, government, universities and medical institutions to use their resources to keep a meeting in Baltimore … Continue reading

MacKenzie Management’s Kelly Stowell earns coveted LEED AP designation

Kelly Stowell, senior property manager with MacKenzie Management Company, LLC, recently joined an elite group of property managers in Maryland, when she received her LEED AP designation from the Green Building Certification Institute. The LEED AP designation is the mark of the most qualified and educated green building professionals in the marketplace today. As a LEED AP, Stowell will help MacKenzie Management and their third-party property owners, implement sustainable practices … Continue reading

College of Notre Dame launches 10-month Master of Arts in Teaching program

College of Notre Dame of Maryland School of Education is offering a 10-month Master of Arts in Teaching program starting with the fall 2009 semester. The Graduate Education Internship Program, which starts in August and concludes in May, offers classroom studies as well as a teaching internship experience. Students will be placed in a school in the county of their choice for a morning internship experience and then continue with … Continue reading

Capitol College students clinch rare Department of Defense scholarships

For the second year in a row, students from Capitol College were awarded scholarships under the U.S. Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program. The program is sponsored by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration, and administered by the National Security Agency. Kimberly Johnson and Jennifer Duryea were recognized for their outstanding leadership and dedication with these rare and competitive scholarships. So far this year, 32 … Continue reading

Inner Harbor wins 2009 Heritage Award from the Urban Land Institute

Baltimore’s world-famous Inner Harbor has been awarded the 2009 Heritage Award of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). The award was announced on April 24 at the association’s spring meeting in Atlanta, when the ULI announced the winners of its annual Awards of Excellence for development plans and projects across the U.S. The ULI announcement said the Heritage Award is not given annually, but “is bestowed periodically for developments that have … Continue reading

KCI Technologies celebrates new green HQ with Baltimore County

KCI Technologies Inc., a multi-disciplined engineering firm with offices in the Northeast, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, May 14 celebrated the official opening of its new green headquarters in Sparks, Md. Among those in attendance for the open house and ribbon cutting ceremony was Baltimore County Executive Jim Smith, who presented the firm with a Green Renaissance citation. The event capped a morning-long green tour by members of the county’s Sustainability Network … Continue reading