Monday, March 18, 2013
Tickets sales for “An Evening With Freeman” end Tuesday.
You better act fast if you want to spend an evening with one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world. UMBC President Freeman A. Hrabowski III will speak at the Rolling Road Country Club on Tuesday, March 26, at 6 p.m. Tickets are $75 and sales end on Tuesday, March 19. The event is presented by the Catonsville Community Foundation. For more information and to buy tickets, contact George Brookhart at 410-719-0760 or george@MDResidentialRealty.com.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
$250,000 Heinz Foundation award recognizes minority enrollment in science, technology, engineering and math
Monday, August 13, 2012
Hemmerly, 58, is executive director of the research and technology park at UMBC.
Catonsville Patch: Where did you grow up and what brought you to Catonsville? Ellen Hemmerly: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, but now I live in Patapsco Woods. I am married and I have two sons. I moved here 24 years ago with my husband at the time, who had a position at the Woodholme Center. I was pregnant with my first child, and I did consulting and part-time work for a few years. I came to this position in 1995. Patch: Tell us about your work. Hemmerly: The mission of the bwtech@UMBC is not only to create good jobs for the region and the State of Maryland, but also to help promote collaboration between the University and the companies here, to provide companies with the resources of a top university and to enable our faculty to do …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Non-degree program for people with intellectual disabilities strives for independent living in four-year college environment.
On the 22nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act being signed into law, officials from University of Maryland, Baltimore County and the State of Maryland announced a novel non-credit program at UMBC to provide a four-year college experience to people with intellectual disabilities. The Students United in Campus Communty Engagements for Post-Secondary Success (SUCCESS) program was described by UMBC president Freeman Hrabowski as the first four-year program of its kind in the state. "We will provide young adults with intellectual disabilities a full four-year university experience," Hrabowski said on July 26 to a group in the University Center Ballroom. UMBC will provide the full cost of tuition, Hrabowski said. The program is …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Supporters say law gives students who are illegal immigrants "a level playing field."
Karina is a "Dreamer." She says she's not the only one. The 22-year-old illegal immigrant and Montgomery College student spoke Wednesday at a news conference at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County to kick off Educating Maryland Kids, an effort to pass the Maryland DREAM Act. "My mother has always told me that education is the path to my success and I very much believe that," said the woman who was only identified by her first name. Karina, who plans on graduating next year with dual associate degrees in general studies and mental health, called for support for a bill that would grant in-state tuition rates to students like herself who are in this country illegally or are considered undocumented immigrants. The law that would grant…