A roundup of election and referendum-related news around the state.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 [...]
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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]