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May 20, 2012

Policy changes follow Penn State scandal

COLLEGE PARK — When Bowie State University athletic director Anton Goff first heard about the Penn State football child molestation scandal, he shared the same reaction as much of the country: shock and horror. With a college athletics program in his charge, however, his thought process quickly went deeper. “I think most of us in […]

Dec 27, 2011

Prince George’s Co. weighs options for land development in Bowie

BOWIE, Md. (AP) — A board weighing the fate of 200 acres of property near Bowie State University is expected to make a recommendation next year about what to do with the land. Among the options for the county-owned land are a mixed-use development and a training facility for the Washington Redskins. The Washington Post […]

Nov 16, 2011

$552K for Bowie State pianos a sour note for Franchot

ANNAPOLIS — The $552,000 purchase of 32 Steinway pianos by Bowie State University for its new $79 million performing arts center opening next year is “out of touch” with the current economy, Comptroller Peter Franchot said at the Board of Public Works meeting Wednesday. “Given the challenges that these universities face, I think it’s a […]

Nov 16, 2011

Board approves $553,000 to buy Steinway pianos for Bowie State

ANNAPOLIS — Bowie State University’s Fine and Performing Arts Center will be an all-Steinway piano program. The Maryland Board of Public Works voted 2-1 on Wednesday to approve $553,000 to buy four concert grand pianos and 28 Steinway-designed pianos, for a total of 32 pianos. Comptroller Peter Franchot voted against the contract. He says “it’s […]

Sep 23, 2011

Funeral planned for slain Bowie State student

WASHINGTON — A funeral service is being held in southeast Washington for a Bowie State University student who was stabbed to death in her campus apartment. Family and friends are gathering to say goodbye to 18-year-old Dominique Frazier, of Washington, on Friday at Assumption Catholic Church on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. A private service […]

Sep 19, 2011

Bowie State student held without bond in fatal stabbing

UPPER MARLBORO — A judge has ordered a 19-year-old Bowie State University student accused of fatally stabbing a roommate last week held without bond. Alexis Simpson was ordered held without bond Monday. Her attorney, Michael Worthy, said in court that the stabbing was a “tragic accident” and that his client acted in self-defense. A prosecutor […]

Sep 16, 2011

Bowie State student charged in roommate’s death

BOWIE — A 19-year-old Bowie State University student was charged with murder Friday in the stabbing of her roommate, a crime that shocked the campus of the small, historically black school in the Washington suburbs. Alexis Simpson of District Heights fatally stabbed 18-year-old Dominique Frazier of Washington on Thursday night inside the apartment-style dormitory where […]

Sep 16, 2011

Student, 18, fatally stabbed at Bowie State

BOWIE — Maryland State Police say an 18-year-old Bowie State University student has been fatally stabbed by her roommate during a fight in a campus dormitory. State police said early Friday that Prince George’s County police received a call for a report of a cutting at the Christa McAuliffe Residential Community building about 8 p.m. […]

Aug 22, 2011

On the Move, 8/22: Holbrook promoted to regional partner of St. John Properties

Matt Holbrook has been promoted to regional partner of St. John Properties, a real estate development and management company based in Baltimore. This adds to his responsibilities as director of federal programs. In his new role, Holbrook will manage and direct the development, acquisition, construction, leasing, and asset/property management activities for the company’s portfolio in […]

Jun 17, 2011

In-state tuition to increase 3 percent

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents voted to increase in-state tuition for undergraduates by up to 3 percent for fiscal year 2012 in a public meeting Friday at Bowie State University. Tuition also went up 3 percent in the current fiscal year following a four-year tuition freeze. Salisbury University, the only exception to […]

Jun 17, 2011

Regents to vote on university tuition and fees

BOWIE — The University System of Maryland Board of Regents will meet to vote on the fiscal year 2012 schedule of tuition and mandatory fees. The regents are meeting at Bowie State University on Friday. The board also will vote on several new academic proposals. The regents also will vote on the proposed work plan […]

Jan 27, 2011

Bowie State student center contract passes after drawing Franchot’s fire

ANNAPOLIS — Seeing that bids from experienced companies were more than $400,000 cheaper, Comptroller Peter Franchot voted against a contract for Holder Construction Co. to do construction management for a new student center at Bowie State University. The contract was ultimately passed at Wednesday’s Board of Public Works meeting, with Gov. Martin O’Malley and Treasurer […]

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