UMB President Perman Named Next USM Chancellor

University of Maryland, Baltimore President Jay Perman will be the next chancellor of the University System of Maryland, the higher education system encompassing most of the state’s public universities. Perman will take over for Chancellor Robert Caret, who announced in May he would not seek an extension of his...
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Baltimore Neighborhoods to be Illuminated with Art and Events During Combined Baltimore Book Festival and Light City Celebration

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA)  announced a reinvented Neighborhood Lights Program and the 11 recipients of the Neighborhood Lights Community Grant, which together will create an immersive arts experience that will illuminate the city during the combined Baltimore Book Festival and Light City celebration, now...
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Statement of Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, of “historic” agreement to keep Preakness in Baltimore

What follows is a statement by Donald C. Fry, President and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, regarding the agreement to keep Preakness in Baltimore: “This is a historic agreement that preserves two iconic traditions in the State of Maryland – the running of the Preakness at Pimlico and the horse...
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Audacious Inquiry Partners with the Texas Health Services Authority to Enable Real-Time Notification Services

Audacious Inquiry, an industry leader in connected care, announced a partnership with the Texas Health Services Authority (THSA), allowing connected participants to receive more detailed information about their patient populations. Community-based providers, post-acute facilities, health insurers, and clinically integrated networks will utilize this information to improve care coordination for...
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Baltimore Attorney, Career Educator Named to BCCC Board of Trustees

Baltimore City Community College announces Lelia Parker, Esq. and Leonor Tannhauser Blum were recently appointed to the college’s Board of Trustees by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan. Parker is a member of the Litigation Department of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP’s Baltimore office, where she has a general litigation...
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Johns Hopkins University-Branded Hotel Planned Near Homewood Campus

Plans are taking shape for a university-branded hotel to open across North Charles Street from Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood campus by summer 2021. The 11-story Blackstone building at the corner of North Charles and East 33rd streets, which currently includes 99 apartments, is set to be converted into The...
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Top Transit Experts to be Featured at Event Hosted by GBC and GWP

Join us on October 1, 2019 for the second in a series of events to discuss the development of the Central Maryland Regional Transit Plan by the Maryland Transit Administration with: John Porcari, President, WSP Advisory Services Alicia Wilson, Vice President, Economic Development, Johns Hopkins University Moderator: Scot Spencer,...
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GBC’s Donald C. Fry ‘heartened by growth in high-paying jobs’

The Daily Record: Baltimore Area Apartment Demand Stays Strong Despite Slower Job Growth Slow job growth proved a slight drag on the Baltimore metro area’s multifamily rent growth, but demand for rental properties remained solid, according to a report released by CBRE on Sept. 24. Rents year over year...
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First BGE Electric Vehicle Charger Now Powered Up

The first of 500 new BGE electric vehicle (EV) charging stations is now energized and open for business in Annapolis, Md., at the Pip Moyer Recreation Center located at 273 Hilltop Lane. This Level 2 (L2) smart charger is part of the company’s EVsmart Program which also provides customers...
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Attend Johns Hopkins Medicine’s A Woman’s Journey Conference

Attend Johns Hopkins Medicine’s annual women’s health program, A Woman’s Journey, to learn about advances in women’s health from Johns Hopkins physicians. Keynote speakers at breakfast and lunch and your choice of three out of 24 seminars. Topics range from Mindfulness and Epigenetics of Aging to What We Have...
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