In Baltimore County Goucher professor is selected for...

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May 16, 2000|By From staff reports

In Baltimore County

Goucher professor is selected for Todd Professorship

TOWSON -- Marianne Githens, professor of politics and public policy and director of the women's studies program at Goucher College, has been named the institution's Elizabeth Conolly Todd Distinguished Professor.

During her 35-year tenure at Goucher, Githens has influenced the lives of generations of students through her leadership, scholarship, teaching and community activism, the college said in announcing Githens' appointment.

Established in 1970 by George and Elizabeth Conolly Todd of Rochester, N.Y., the Todd Professorship is a five-year appointment to "further the pursuit of scholarly endeavors" by Goucher faculty members. Elizabeth Todd was a 1921 Goucher graduate and a trustee of the college.

Workshop on fund raising offered for nonprofit groups

CATONSVILLE -- The Baltimore County Office of Community Conservation will hold a two-day workshop designed to aid in fund-raising initiatives for nonprofit community organizations.

The workshop will be held May 24 and May 31 from 8: 30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Benjamin Banneker Historic Park and Museum, 300 Oella Ave. in Catonsville. The cost is $25 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch both days. Space is limited to 30 people.

Information: 410-887-3864.

Man charged in killing of teen-ager surrenders

MIDDLE RIVER -- A 22-year-old Baltimore man charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a Middle River teen-ager surrendered to authorities Friday night.

Ricco Rolls of the 2400 block of E. Oliver St. is one of two men charged in the death of John. J. Sullivan IV, 19, of the 1600 block of Riverwood Road. Sullivan's body was found May 4 at a playground near his home. He had been shot once in the head.

Police also have charged Jerome Maurice Edmonds, 20, of the first block of Ebbtide Court. Edmonds and Rolls are being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

In Baltimore City

Boy who drowned last week in Gwynns Falls identified

John Rutherford, 14, of the 1100 block of W. Cross St. in southern Baltimore was identified by police yesterday as the youth who drowned May 8 while wading in the Gwynns Falls near Carroll Park.

Rutherford was alone and wading in the stream off the 1200 block of Bernard Drive in Southwest Baltimore when he stepped into an 8-foot-deep pool and went under, said Detective Joseph Dugan. He said Rutherford's body was spotted by two boys walking across a nearby railroad bridge.

Dugan said the state medical examiner's office ruled Rutherford's death an accidental drowning.

30 employers to take part in job fair at Fells Point

Representatives of more than 30 employers are set to participate in the Southeast Job Opportunity Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow at St. Patrick's Church Hall, 1728 Bank St. in Fells Point.

Admission to the fair, sponsored by Southeast Baltimore organizations, is free. Resume assistance will be available to job-seekers. Information: 410- 342-3234.

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