Howard Community College Earns Great Colleges for Work for 11th Consecutive Year

For a record 11th consecutive year, Howard Community College has been named a Great College to Work For, according to the results of an extensive college workplace survey that will appear in The Chronicle of Higher Education. Receiving the Great Colleges to Work For award 11 years in a...

Towson University Ranked as a Top National University for 1st Time

Towson University has been named one of the best public universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The publication’s rankings, placed Towson University 98th among public national universities. TU also ranked in the top 100 among universities in diversity and tied Harvard University in social mobility. To read more, visit Towson University’s website. Source: Towson University    

GBC Members get 15% discount to Baltimore Sun’s “Women to Watch” event

The Baltimore Sun will host on October 10 the fourth annual “Women to Watch” networking and event celebration of its magazine highlighting the most inspiring and intriguing women in the region. The magazine will publish October 13. The event will feature a keynote speech by Dr. Leana Wen, Visiting Professor, George Washington University and former President and CEO of Planned Parenthood and Heath Commissioner of Baltimore City. GBC members use CODE: … Continue reading

RCM&D to Host 26th Annual RCM&D Regatta Supporting Five mid-Atlantic Nonprofit Organizations

RCM&D, a leading independent risk management, insurance and employee benefits firm, will hold its 26th Annual Regatta on Friday, September 13, 2019, at the Downtown Sailing Center/Baltimore Museum of Industry Pavilion on the Inner Harbor. Annually, RCM&D selects regional nonprofits as the beneficiaries of a year-long fundraising and community service initiative. Benefiting this year from corporate sponsorships, employee donations and volunteer activities will be 5 organizations that serve the mid-Atlantic … Continue reading

Attend the Fuel Your Fire for Growth sales clinic on the Eastern Shore

Stacia Skinner of Creative Training Solutions, Ltd., and business partner Marisa Pensa, authors of “Competitive Selling: The Guidebook to Proactive Calling in a Reactive World,” will hold a sales clinic for “people serious about sales growth” at Chesapeake College on the Eastern Shore on Sept. 18.  The event, hosted by the Talbot Chamber of Commerce, is designed to help sales people accelerate their sales especially during the last quarter of … Continue reading

Miles & Stockbridge to Open Richmond office

Miles & Stockbridge announced Thursday that it will open an office in Richmond, Virginia, to handle business litigation and commercial matters. The office will be built around the litigation team from LeClairRyan PLLC led by Thomas M. Wolf, a member at the Richmond-based firm. LeClairRyan confirmed earlier this month that it was dissolving after 31 years, according to Wolf will be joined as a principal by Gretchen C. Byrd, … Continue reading

New FirstNet Cell Site Launches in Talbot County to Support Public Safety

Talbot County’s first responders are getting a major boost in their wireless communications with the addition of a new, purpose-built cell site. The site – located in Tilghman Island – is part of the FirstNet network expansion taking place in Maryland, which is bringing increased coverage, capacity and capability to first responders across the state. Plus, the new sites will give Talbot County’s first responders access to the fastest overall … Continue reading

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 University. Ghedin will present “(Microbial) Networking Going Viral,” a lecture on how respiratory pathogens, including influenza, interact with drug-resistant variants and … Continue reading

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