Bon Secours Mercy Health and LifeBridge Health announce intent for LifeBridge Health to acquire Bon Secours Baltimore Hospital

Bon Secours’ Community Works will remain active in Baltimore, focusing on community health and wholeness through work on social determinants of health Bon Secours Mercy Health and LifeBridge Health announced February 26, 2019 they have signed a Letter of Intent for LifeBridge Health to acquire Bon Secours Baltimore Hospital. “Bon...

T. Rowe Price Chairman Brian Rogers to retire from Board in April 2019; CEO William Stromberg to assume Chairman role

The Board of Directors of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (NASDAQ-GS: TROW) announced on February 13, 2019 that Brian C. Rogers, non-executive Chairman, will retire from the Board at the company’s upcoming April 25, 2019 annual meeting of stockholders. At that time, William J. Stromberg will become Chairman of the Board, in addition to continuing as President and CEO of the firm. “As the chair and a long-time member of the Board, Brian has … Continue reading

Doug McCoach, Former Baltimore City Planning Director and CallisonRTKL V.P., joins Morris & Ritchie Associates, Inc.

Morris & Ritchie Associates, Inc. (MRA) is pleased to announce that Doug McCoach, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, has joined MRA as Director of Planning to lead its Planning and Urban Design Studio in Baltimore. McCoach has spent his career contributing to the architecture and urban planning of metropolitan areas, including service as Director of Baltimore City’s Department of Planning and, the last 10 years, leader of CallisonRTKL’s Planning and Urban … Continue reading

Enoch Pratt Central Library plans to unveil $115 million renovation in September

Editor’s note: The following article appeared on on February 6, 2019. By Carley Milligan Scaffolding around the Enoch Pratt Central Library came down in January, a sign that the $115 million renovation of the building is nearly complete. Meghan McCorkell, director of marketing and communications, said the library may hold an official reopening of the Mount Vernon main library in September. Work began on the 86-year-old library nearly three years ago. … Continue reading

University of Maryland, Baltimore and partners launch Mobile Integrated Health – Community Paramedicine Program

The University of Maryland Medical Center, the City of Baltimore and Baltimore City Fire Department and the University of Maryland, Baltimore have partnered to launch a new healthcare delivery model for selected areas of Baltimore City, Mobile Integrated Healthcare – Community Paramedicine (MIH-CP). This innovative community-based program will support the health of individuals through a comprehensive, free, multidisciplinary care model for patients which provides care outside the hospital setting, and … Continue reading

Morgan State University awarded $1.6 million Base 11 grant to launch student rocketry program

NASA astronaut Leland Melvin presents check, encourages students to aim for the “Next Frontier”   The nonprofit Base 11 announced February 11, 2019 that Morgan State University is the winner of a three-year, $1.6 million Aerospace Workforce and Leadership Development Grant, which will fund a state-of-the-art rocketry lab and launch a student rocketry team. Former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin was on hand to formally present the check to and inspire university students who were in … Continue reading

Baltimore Museum of Art receives major gift from philanthropists Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown

Position to be Renamed The Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown Chief Curator In Recognition of Their Significant Contribution The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) announced February 8, 2019 a gift of $3.5 million from Baltimore-based philanthropists Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown to endow the position of chief curator at the museum. The Browns’ support and advocacy for the BMA spans more than two decades and includes important contributions of … Continue reading

Lyft offering free rides to Black History museums, historical sites in Baltimore

At Lyft, we believe in recognizing, celebrating, and supporting the contributions of incredible Black women and men throughout history and within our communities today. That is why during the month of February, we’ll be providing one free ride up to $10* to Black history museums, memorials, and relevant cultural sites, as well as to Black-owned businesses throughout various communities in which we serve. The full list of participating cities, designated … Continue reading

LifeBridge planning major development for 22-acre site near Pimlico Race Course

Editor’s note: The following article appeared on on February 6, 2019. By Morgan Eichensehr LifeBridge Health is working on big development plans for a site near Pimlico, with the goal of helping to address the “disgusting” health and economic disparities impacting the local neighborhood. The health system that operates Sinai Hospital in Northwest Baltimore wants to construct new outpatient facilities on a 22-acre site near the Pimlico Race Course, … Continue reading

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law’s Larry Gibson wins MLK faculty award

Larry S. Gibson, LLB, has filled many roles in a lifetime dedicated to advancing equality, justice, and opportunity for African-Americans: law professor, civil rights attorney, political strategist, author, historian, and deputy attorney general of the United States, just to name a few. But there’s another role that hits home at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, where he teaches: mentor. “There are countless examples of people … Continue reading