Michael Bloomberg gives record $1.8 billion to Johns Hopkins University for financial aid

Philanthropist, business leader, and three-term New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will commit a record-breaking $1.8 billion to support undergraduate financial aid at Johns Hopkins, the university announced November 18, the largest-ever single contribution to a U.S. college or university. “This historic gift reflects Mike Bloomberg’s deep belief in the transformative power of higher education and his insistence that it be accessible to all qualified students, regardless of financial … Continue reading

BBJ: Celeebrate Us owner overcomes brain tumor to find success

Editor’s note: The following article appeared on www.bizjournals.com on November 15, 2018. Lisa Phillips has overcome a lot in her life. After a childhood spent in foster care, she was on her way to becoming a successful small business owner and MBA graduate, when she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Phillips overcome that too, and today, her workforce training company, Celeebrate Us, has partnerships with Coca-Cola and pending partnerships with … Continue reading

Calvin Butler, Rachel Monroe appointed to lead Baltimore County transition team

Editor’s note: The following article appeared on www.bizjournals.com on November 13, 2018. By Melody Simmons The transition of power in Baltimore County is officially underway. County Executive-elect John Olszewski Jr. — or “Johnny “O” — appointed a transition team Tuesday co-chaired by Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. CEO Calvin G. Butler Jr. and Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation President Rachel Garbow Monroe. “Building a better Baltimore County means bringing together the best and brightest to identify … Continue reading

McDaniel College announces new scholarship for military veterans, active-duty military personnel and their children

McDaniel College announces a new Military Legacy Scholarship for all military veterans, active-duty military personnel and their children. This guaranteed scholarship, valued at up to $100,000 over four years, is available to all eligible first-year and transfer students applying to McDaniel for Fall 2019 admission. There is no limit to the number of scholarships awarded by McDaniel. “Army ROTC has been a tradition at the College since 1919 and we … Continue reading

BBJ: Sagamore’s Alicia Wilson, Fearless’ Delali Dzirasa selected to national list of influential young executives

Editor’s note: The following article appeared on www.bizjournals.com on November 4, 2018. By Mark Mensheha Alicia Wilson of Sagamore Development Co. and Delali Dzirasa of Fearless Solutions have been selected to a national list of influential young executives. The Business Journals’ Influencers: Rising Stars spotlights 100 people in business across the country who are having an impact relatively early in their careers on their companies and their communities. And, because they’re still … Continue reading

The Daily Record: Pastor says he has $300 million lined up to redevelop McCulloh Homes

Editor’s note: The following article appeared thedailyrecord.com on November 1, 2018. By Bryan Sears A west Baltimore minister has a vision to redevelop the McCullough Homes and says he has secured $300 million in backing. Rev. Dr. Alvin Hathaway Sr., senior pastor of Union Baptist Church, told a gathering that included Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot that he intends to deliver his plans and a proposal Friday morning … Continue reading

Loyola University Maryland receives $5 million gift to name Center for Innovation and Collaborative Learning and support student aid

Loyola University Maryland has received a $5 million gift from Miguel “Mike” and Constance Fernandez and the Fernandez Family Foundation to name the Center for Innovation and Collaborative Learning and support need-based aid. The gift will serve as a naming gift for Loyola’s future Center for Innovation and Collaborative Learning. The Center, which will be located on Loyola’s Evergreen campus, will be a dynamic, state-of-the-art building where Loyola can advance its … Continue reading

Check out all that Clockwork Architecture + Branding Agency has to offer

Clockwork Architecture + Branding Agency is a multi-disciplinary team of experienced architects, designers, advertising professionals and brand strategists. Clockwork’s integrated approach yields creative solutions and refreshing results that do more than just support clients’ business goals — they become an extension of them. Clockwork’s projects span across North America, including strategic historic renovations to complex mixed-use commercial projects for AMC, Garmin, Google and Tesla.  With a mission to integrate the emotional connection … Continue reading