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University of Maryland-Baltimore County

Oct 9, 2012

Eye Opener: With election less than a month away, studies plentiful

A roundup of election and referendum-related news around the state.

Sep 19, 2012

Startup Maryland and its studio bus rolls into UMBC

That’s Raj Williams, CEO of the consulting company Green Sensitive Design, who just finished pitching her business growth plan at an event for startup entrepreneurs at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Sep 12, 2012

Hrabowski named a winner of Heinz Award

Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski III, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, has been named one of five winners nationwide of the prestigious Heinz Award, Teresa Heinz and the Heinz Family Foundation announced Wednesday. Honored in the award category of the Human Condition, Hrabowski will receive an unrestricted cash prize of $250,000. Noting Hrabowski’s […]

Jun 7, 2012

Laslo Boyd: Maryland’s legacy of leadership in higher education

The flurry of news stories in the last couple of months about Freeman A. Hrabowski III, the president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County, highlights a critical and often ignored issue in higher education. Leadership matters. Hrabowski is one of the rarest of all breeds, a transformative leader who has taken UMBC from being […]

May 31, 2012

Board approves tuition hikes for Maryland colleges

COLLEGE PARK — The Board of Regents for Maryland’s university system has approved a 3 percent tuition increase for most in-state students. The board approved the tuition hike on Wednesday. This is the third year in a row that tuition has gone up. For students at the University of Maryland, College Park, tuition and fees […]

May 15, 2012

2 UMBC employees leave due to questionable card purchases

ANNAPOLIS — Two employees at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County have either resigned or been dismissed after state auditors cited questionable use of corporate purchasing cards. A state audit, which was released Tuesday, says the university lacked adequate controls over the cards. The audit notes one of the employees who no longer works at […]

May 1, 2012

Kelehan honored by Howard Community College

Kevin Kelehan, a partner with Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett and Scherr LLP  in Columbia, will receive the Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Service to Howard Community College. Kelehan co-chairs the Howard Community College Educational Foundation Campaign Council, which raises money to help students achieve their educational goals. Kelehan specializes in real estate finance law, representing [...]

Apr 27, 2012

Seven named to Columbia Foundation’s Board of Trustees

Seven people have been elected to the Columbia Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Edward J. Berman, principal with EJ Berman & Associates LLC, is a Certified Public Accountant with a Master of Business Administration in finance and management. He has more than 20 years of managerial, operational, risk and control, audit and business experience. Tom Coale, […]

Apr 19, 2012

More praise for UMBC’s Hrabowski

There were a few items about UMBC President Freeman A. Hrabowski III being named one of the world’s 100 most influential leaders by TIME Magazine that didn’t make it into today’s paper. Basically, few who know Hrabowski are surprised he made TIME’s list. Jan Houbolt, executive director of the Greater Baltimore Committee’s The LEADERship program, […]

Nov 15, 2011

Bodine’s daughter unhappy with 7,000 photos for sale

The daughter of a former Baltimore Sun photojournalist said she has a “broken heart” over the impending auction of more than 7,000 of his original prints by the newspaper. The collection of A. Aubrey Bodine’s prints that is to go to auction Saturday spans the better part of his nearly 50-year career with The Baltimore […]

Nov 14, 2011

Hrabowski’s ‘cool to be smart’ message makes it to ’60 Minutes’

Freeman Hrabowski’s innovative approach to education is what brought him in to The Daily Record for a Newsmakers interview in April. But the University of Maryland, Baltimore County president grabbed a bit of a bigger spotlight Sunday evening, as he was interviewed by Byron Pitts on “60 Minutes.” Pitts opened with a question that The […]

Nov 4, 2011

Harris Teeter, Target announcement coming soon for Canton Crossing

Owners of Canton Crossing, the new development now making its way through planning approvals in the city, are gearing up to announce two anchors: Harris Teeter and Target. A city development source said Friday the two chains are ready to ink leasing deals with Chesapeake Real Estate Group and BCP Investors LLC, principals of the […]

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