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By Lorraine Mirabella and Lorraine Mirabella,SUN STAFF | March 7, 1997
Women business owners can now hook up with hard-to-find private investors in a whole new way -- by logging onto the Internet. And eventually, they'll be surfing the World Wide Web to compete for government contracts, too.In a public-private alliance, the U.S. Small Business Administration is designing the two new Internet programs for all businesses. But the programs should especially help eliminate barriers and level the playing field for women business owners, SBA officials told Baltimore-area business owners yesterday.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun | September 22, 2014
Samuel F. Baxter, who had careers in the Army and later railroading, died Thursday of heart failure at Heartlands of Severna Park. He was 97. The son of Mason Baxter and Myrtelle Baxter, farmers, Samuel Ford Baxter was born in Sudlersville and later moved to Denton. After graduating in 1933 from Caroline High School, he earned a bachelor's degree in 1938 in business administration from Western Maryland College, now McDaniel College, where he was in the Army Reserve. Mr. Baxter worked in Baltimore as an accountant with General Chemical Co. In November 1941, he was ordered to active duty as a second lieutenant with the Army Quartermaster Corps.
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By Shanon D. Murray and Shanon D. Murray,SUN STAFF | May 1, 1998
Business owner Sarian Bouma spent one year on welfare, and she says that was more than enough.She has since used her business acumen to help others move from dependence to independence. And for her efforts, Bouma has been named a national winner of the U.S. Small Business Administration 1998 Welfare to Work Entrepreneur award.As founder and chief executive of Capitol Hill Building Maintenance Inc., a janitorial services company based in St. Mary's County with offices in Prince George's County and Norfolk, Va., Bouma has hired the homeless, poor, elderly and even people on work-release.
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By Jon Fogg and The Baltimore Sun | July 9, 2014
In May, Loyola Maryland's Joe Fletcher received the William C. Schmeisser Award as the nation's top defender. Now he has the hardware to show he brought that same intensity and dedication to the classroom, too. Fletcher was named the Patriot League Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year, an award voted on by conference member schools that honors the top performer in the classroom and in competition. Scholar-Athletes of the Year in their respective sports are eligible for the overall honor.
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March 24, 1991
Madeline Johnson-Oler has been promoted to vice president of secondary marketing for Columbia-based First Advantage Mortgage Corp.Johnson-Oler joined First Advantage in January 1989 as an assistant vicepresident/assistant director of secondary marketing.She earned both her Bachelor of Business Administration and Master's of Business Administration at George Washington University.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | June 26, 2009
Leon Faruq, the director of Safe Streets for Living Classrooms who spent 27 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, died Wednesday at Sinai Hospital, where he was being treated for kidney disease. He was 58. Mr. Faruq - who was Leon Awkard Jr. until his conversion to Islam - was born in Olney and raised in Northeast Washington, the eldest of five children. His run-ins with the law began early. He was 13 when he started breaking into cars, houses and stores, which resulted in his being sent away by his family to a juvenile institution.
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March 10, 1991
Jim Hunter has joined PaineWebber Mortgage Finance's Columbia officeas a builder loan officer.He will be servicing Baltimore, Carroll and Howard counties.A graduate of Towson State University, Hunter holds a bachelor ofscience degree in business administration with a concentration in finance.
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By Ginger ThompsonRafael Alvarez | October 21, 1990
Gov. William Donald Schaefer asked the federal governmen for emergency loan assistance yesterday for the Reisterstown area of Baltimore County, which was ravaged Thursday by a tornado now estimated to have caused nearly $10 million in damage.State emergency management officials, who toured the area yesterday with their federal counterparts, said the storm destroyed 133 apartments and damaged 13 others. Four homes in the area were destroyed, another seven were severely damaged and 40 suffered minor damage.
BUSINESS
May 10, 2008
Awards *Jennifer Lewis, president of Frederick-based Lewis Web Solutions, received Small Business Administration state and regional awards for being selected as the 2008 Home Based Business Champion. *Manekin LLC, a commercial real estate management and development firm based in Columbia, was named Green Business of the Year by the Baltimore Business Journal. *The Baltimore office of the Reznick Group, the national accounting, business consulting and tax services firm, received the 2008 Governor's Volunteer Service Award.
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May 7, 1992
Towson State University's School of Business and Economics has received full accreditation from the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business.The AACSB announced that TSU had been approved for accreditation for its undergraduate business administration programs. The university offers the bachelor of science in accounting, economics and business administration.With accreditation, TSU joins the one-third of all business schools that have met the requirements of the AACSB, which is recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation as the sole accrediting agency nationally for programs in business administration and accounting.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 29, 2014
Byron G. "Geoff" Tosi Jr. the semiretired president and CEO of Albre Marble Restoration Specialists Inc., died May 23 of complications from emphysema at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 70. The son of Byron G. Tosi, a wine and spirits importer, and Palmyna Albre Tosi, a patron of the arts, Byron Geoffrey Tosi was born in Boston and raised in that city's Chestnut Hill neighborhood. After graduating in 1962 from Avon Old Farms School in Avon, Conn., he earned a bachelor's degree in 1966 in business administration from Boston College, where he played ice hockey and was commissioned a lieutenant in the ROTC program.
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April 10, 2014
As a senior at Sojourner-Douglass College who is scheduled to graduate next year, I am quite concerned about the financial issues the school is having ( "With Sojourner-Douglass' accreditation in jeopardy, students in limbo," March 30). My major is business administration. I worked hard and took my education seriously but if the school does not meet the Sept. 1 deadline for keeping its accreditation, I don't know what will happen to my credits. I am an older student and this would be a setback for me. The academics at this school are great, as are our teachers.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | October 14, 2013
George W. Berry, a retired Internal Revenue Service official who was an avid sports fan, died Oct. 7 of gastric cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 79. George Wayne Berry — he never used his first name — was born in Randallstown and after his parents divorced, he moved to Sparrows Point, where he lived with his mother and grandmother. After graduating in 1952 from Sparrows Point High School, he earned a bachelor's degree in 1956 in business administration from the University of Maryland, College Park.
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July 29, 2013
Dimensions Healthcare System has named Lisa Goodlett as chief financial officer, reporting to President and CEO Neil Moore. Her duties include leadership in planning, analysis, patient financial services and budgeting, and overseeing the strategic financial direction for the system. Goodlett has 20 years of finance and accounting experience, and holds a Master of Business Administration from the Darla Moore School of Business at University of South Carolina, and a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Clemson University.
EXPLORE
July 10, 2013
Loyola University of Maryland Sellinger School of Business and Management graduate Matthew Marzicola, formerly of Bel Air, and now living in Frederick, didn't plan to achieve a 4.0 grade point average, the highest in his class of more than 800 people, when he entered the Sellinger School four years ago. "I don't think I could have done it if I'd just come in and said I'm going to get a 4.0," Marzicola said. "I couldn't have achieved it without a sincere love of learning. " Marzicola graduated in May as valedictorian of Loyola with a bachelor of business administration in business economics with a math minor.
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | May 19, 2013
Tracy Balazs, the president and CEO of an Annapolis-based staffing firm, was named Entrepreneurial Success of the Year last month by the Baltimore district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. She founded the company, Federal Staffing Resources LLC, in 2004. It now employs more than 300 people, has eight offices across the country and generates more than $30 million in revenue annually. The company mainly provides health professionals to government outfits, including the Army, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Federal Aviation Administration, though FSR recently expanded its operations to the staffing of private companies.
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By Liz Atwood and Liz Atwood,Staff Writer | May 8, 1992
Thomasine "Tommie" Tarsell, who started her business career in the late 1950s selling magazine subscriptions and candy bars in high school and went on to become the first woman in Maryland to start an insurance company, hasbeen selected by the Small Business Administration as the Women in Business Advocate of the Year.The award is given to someone who has shown a commitment to the advancement of women's business ownership. Ms. Tarsell also was named the Women in Business Advocate for Maryland.
NEWS
October 26, 1992
ANDREW SMITH, 17, son of Wilbur and Sharon Smith of Hampstead.School: Senior at North Carroll High School.Honored for: Being student chairman of the Carroll County Youth Drug and Alcohol Summit for the past two years, after two years of committee work before that.Goals: To major in business administration at one of three universities to which he has applied.Comments: "It just seemed like a worthwhile cause. We're asking the students what they feel the problems are and how we should solve them, instead of just the administrators bearing down on them."
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November 1, 2012
Clarksville student Janie Tankard received a bachelor's degree from Harvard College during the school's 361st commencement. Samuel Lee, of Ellicott City, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory University, Atlanta, Ga. Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass., reported that Catherine Woodcock, of Ellicott City, merited dean's list placement for the summer semester of the 2012 academic year. Elkridge resident Hannah Ogden participated in Salisbury University's 11th annual Student Research Conference by presenting "Synthesis of New Ligand Containing both Cp and A-Frame Features.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 17, 2012
Judith L. "Judi" Scott, a Towson University administrator for three decades and a world traveler and volunteer, died Aug. 7 of a heart attack at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Fla. The longtime Perry Hall resident was 65. Mrs. Scott was vacationing with her family when she was stricken, said a daughter, Jill S. Bush of Perry Hall. The daughter of a bank vice president and a homemaker, Judith Laws was born in Rockville Center, N.Y., and in the late 1950s, she moved with her family to Miami Lakes, Fla. After graduating in 1965 from Norland Senior High School in Miami Gardens, she attended Florida State University, where she met her future husband, Ralph C. Scott.
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