Loyola Maryland announces 2019 Grand Seminar speaker

Loyola will present the 2019 Grand Seminar on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 6:30 p.m. in McGuire Hall. This year’s Grand Seminar will feature Elodie Ghedin, Ph.D., a professor of epidemiology and global public health, molecular parasitologist, and virologist at the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology at New York...

CCBC President Sandra Kurtinitis receives ACCT Regional Award

Community College of Baltimore County President Sandra Kurtinitis is the recipient of a 2019 Regional Chief Executive Officer Award from the Association of Community College Trustees. ACCT’s Regional Awards recognize the tremendous contributions made by community colleges and their leaders to meet the needs of their communities. “Community colleges are vital to our nation’s education and to building and adapting our nation’s workforce to meet ever-changing demands,” said ACCT Chair … Continue reading

VPC and UMBC Continue Partnership

Through a competitive procurement process facilitated by UMBC Procurement & Strategic Sourcing over the summer, the University recently selected VPC, Inc. of Reisterstown, to provide high definition (HD), live stream broadcast capabilities across campus. Over the past three years, the firm had partnered with UMBC Athletics, DoIT and Media & Communications Studies (MCS) to provide video production services, primarily for the broadcast of basketball games on ESPN+. UMBC Athletics and DoIT collaborated to solicit a partner with a shared … Continue reading

Sontiq Named Customer Service Department of the Year

Sontiq, an enterprise high-tech security and identity protection company, announced on Aug. 20, 2019, that its brands, EZShield and IdentityForce, have been recognized as a Gold Winner in the Globee Awards, a “Global Business Awards” program open to all organizations worldwide — large, medium, small, & startups, public and private, for-profit, non-profit, and government. “As a standout, award-winning Customer Service Department, our dedicated team of support and identity resolution experts are … Continue reading

AT&T Invests More than $250 Million Over 3-Year Period to Boost Local Networks in Baltimore Area

AT&T invested more than $250 million Baltimore area wireless and wired networks during 2016-2018. These investments boost reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses. We’ve also improved critical services that support Public Safety and first responders using the FirstNet communications platform. AT&T’s wireless network covers more than 99% of all Americans and has become the fastest wireless network in the nation, according to the first quarter 2019 … Continue reading

CCBC offers information sessions on College Promise scholarships

More students now can attend Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) tuition-free as a result of expanded eligibility requirements for College Promise scholarships. High school graduates with a 2.3 GPA who completed high school between 2015-2019 may qualify. Household income requirements are $85,000 or less for the Baltimore County College Promise scholarship and $150,000 (two-parent household) and $100,000 (single-parent) or less for the Maryland College Promise scholarship. The scholarship covers … Continue reading

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond launches Investment Connection

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond has launched Investment Connection. The online platform leverages the Richmond Fed’s convening power to provide community development organizations in Maryland and the District of Columbia with an opportunity to present Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) proposals to financial institutions and other funders for potential financial support. The website portal is open and proposals will be accepted beginning August 12. Learn more here.

Former Board Chair (1990-92) Mathias J. DeVito Passes Away

Mathias J. DeVito, a former Rouse Company president who restored financial stability to the developer of Columbia, died of kidney failure July 24 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Ruxton resident was 88. To view the obituary, visit the Baltimore Sun’s website. Source: Baltimore Sun  

MacKenzie Management Adds Stonewood Business Center to Portfolio

MacKenzie Management Company, LLC, the full-service property management arm of MacKenzie Ventures, is pleased to announce they have been awarded the property management and maintenance services assignment for Stonewood Business Center in Columbia, Maryland.  Situated at 7165, 7175, 7185, and 7195 Oakland Mills Road just off Snowden River Parkway, the project includes four flex buildings totaling nearly 150,000 square feet.  The project is owned by J2J, LLC. MacKenzie Management Vice … Continue reading