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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | March 3, 2003
Dennis E. Hinkle, the dean of Towson University's College of Education and a statistics scholar, died Wednesday while undergoing surgery for a heart ailment at Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly. The Cockeysville resident was 60. Named the school's dean in 1993, Dr. Hinkle published and taught widely in the field of educational statistics. "He was a diligent, tireless worker who reached out to people and was open and eager to share his personal interests," said Patricia Waters, an assistant professor of early childhood education at Towson.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | September 15, 2007
After serving as a popular superintendent of Baltimore County public schools for 16 years, Robert Y. Dubel retired in 1992. "I didn't stay retired for too long," he said in an interview. "I took a part-time job right away at College Park in the College of Education teaching in the master's and doctoral programs, and when it started moving toward a full-time position, I quit in 1997." He still does a little educational consulting and returns to the University of Maryland occasionally to lecture delegations from China about elementary and secondary education.
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By Erika D. Peterman and Erika D. Peterman,SUN STAFF | June 25, 1999
Howard County Schools Superintendent Michael E. Hickey will join Towson University as a professor when he retires from the school system next year.Hickey -- who has headed what is widely regarded as Maryland's top school system since 1984 -- will become the Naomi Price Hentz Distinguished Professor of Education Practice at Towson after stepping down in June 2000. Hickey, 61, will be primarily responsible for establishing the Center for Leadership in Education in Towson's College of Education.
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By Liz F. Kay and Liz F. Kay,SUN STAFF | October 25, 2004
With a name tag reading "Dr. Marty Smith" affixed to her jacket, the president of Anne Arundel Community College stood before a group of high school students and their families at a reception last week. She confidently pitched her two-year institution to a group probably more used to recruitment by four-year schools. "In addition to welcoming you, I want to congratulate you for your decision to continue your education," said Smith, who in the 1980s became the first female president of a Maryland public college or university.
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May 25, 1991
Salisbury State UniversityTime: 10 a.m.Date: todayGraduates: 770Speaker: Judge Shirley Brannock Jones, retired, U.S. Court of Appeals, 4thDistrictCollege of Notre Dameof MarylandTime: 10:30 a.m.Date: todayGraduates: 365Speaker: Margaret M. Heckler, former secretary of health and human servicesUniversity of Baltimore Schoolof LawTime: 2 p.m.Date: tomorrowGraduates: 281Speaker: J. Joseph Curran Jr., attorney general for MarylandTowson State UniversityTime: 1...
FEATURES
February 14, 1993
Susan M. Milstein, associate professor of economics and business administration at Western Maryland College, has received the 1992 Outstanding Accounting Teaching Award from the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants.Kerry A. Sullivan, a chemistry major at Loyola College, has been awarded a $3,000 scholarship by the Baltimore ChemicalAssociation.Nick Walters, a junior at Towson Catholic High School and son of Connie and Sanford K. Walters, was awarded second prize and a check for $2,000 in the Rolaids Second Annual Relief Hero Contest for his work and efforts to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
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By Howard Libit and Howard Libit,SUN STAFF | November 1, 1998
Trying to take the lead in Maryland's effort to improve the training of teachers in reading, Towson University's education faculty has revealed plans to improve and expand courses.The new classes will include extra instruction in theories of how children learn to read and more practical training in how to teach in both elementary and secondary classrooms, faculty members said."We are developing a clear and coherent vision for reading education," said Bess Altwerger, an elementary education professor who led the faculty's evaluation of Towson's reading program.
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December 13, 1991
Frederick T. Anderson-Tanner Jr., associate professor of education at Morgan State University, died Sunday of a viral infection at his home on Gwynn Oak Avenue.Services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Christian Center on the university's campus.Dr. Tanner, who was 54, had taught at Morgan since 1975. For two years before that, he served as assistant director of the Governor's Commission on the Structure and Governance of Education in Maryland.Earlier, he served in faculty posts at the Federal City College in Washington; at Coppin State College; at Loyola College; at Morehouse College, Clark College and Spelman College, all in Atlanta; and at the College of Education at Katmandu, Nepal, where he was a Fulbright fellow.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | September 15, 2007
After serving as a popular superintendent of Baltimore County public schools for 16 years, Robert Y. Dubel retired in 1992. "I didn't stay retired for too long," he said in an interview. "I took a part-time job right away at College Park in the College of Education teaching in the master's and doctoral programs, and when it started moving toward a full-time position, I quit in 1997." He still does a little educational consulting and returns to the University of Maryland occasionally to lecture delegations from China about elementary and secondary education.
FEATURES
August 25, 1991
Matthew John Ciarpella, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Ciarpella, was selected as Ideal Curley man of the Year for 1991 for his academic and athletic achievements at Archbishop Curley High School. Mr. Ciarpella also won the Archbishop Curley scholar-athlete award which includes a $1,000 scholarship. He will be attending UMBC in the fall on an athletic scholarship.Sister Rosemarie Nassif, S.S.N.D., has been named an American Council of Education (ACE) fellow for the 1991-'92 academic year. Sister Rosemarie, executive vice president of the College of Notre Dame, will spend the year at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania in an administrative capacity.
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By Liz F. Kay and Liz F. Kay,SUN STAFF | October 25, 2004
With a name tag reading "Dr. Marty Smith" affixed to her jacket, the president of Anne Arundel Community College stood before a group of high school students and their families at a reception last week. She confidently pitched her two-year institution to a group probably more used to recruitment by four-year schools. "In addition to welcoming you, I want to congratulate you for your decision to continue your education," said Smith, who in the 1980s became the first female president of a Maryland public college or university.
NEWS
October 17, 2004
Community college names four finalists for president post The Harford Community College board of trustees has named four finalists to serve as the seventh president of the college: Ann E. Alexander is president of Wytheville Community College, Wytheville, Va. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Oklahoma State University. She received her doctorate in community college leadership from the University of Texas at Austin, where she was named a distinguished graduate of the College of Education.
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By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,SUN STAFF | September 13, 2004
Charles J. Beatty, a retired professor of industrial education and associate dean at the University of Maryland, College Park who could take out a penknife and fix things, died Thursday of brain cancer at Casey House, Montgomery County Hospice. He was 70 and had lived in Ellicott City. Dr. Beatty retired in 1999 but had continued to work part time in the office of the dean, coordinating commencements including graduation ceremonies for the College of Education in May - a month before a seizure that first signaled his illness.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | March 3, 2003
Dennis E. Hinkle, the dean of Towson University's College of Education and a statistics scholar, died Wednesday while undergoing surgery for a heart ailment at Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly. The Cockeysville resident was 60. Named the school's dean in 1993, Dr. Hinkle published and taught widely in the field of educational statistics. "He was a diligent, tireless worker who reached out to people and was open and eager to share his personal interests," said Patricia Waters, an assistant professor of early childhood education at Towson.
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By Joe Nawrozki and Joe Nawrozki,SUN STAFF | January 13, 2003
Edgar Thomasine White, a teacher and school principal for nearly 50 years, died Monday of cardiac arrest at Northwest Hospital Center in Randallstown. She was 86. Her career and commitment to education spanned several states and cities. She helped bring a formal social studies program to the Baltimore public school system. She also did innovative work in the field of special education. In 1981, she retired as principal at Edgecombe Circle Elementary School. But she remained active in retirement.
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By Erika D. Peterman and Erika D. Peterman,SUN STAFF | June 25, 1999
Howard County Schools Superintendent Michael E. Hickey will join Towson University as a professor when he retires from the school system next year.Hickey -- who has headed what is widely regarded as Maryland's top school system since 1984 -- will become the Naomi Price Hentz Distinguished Professor of Education Practice at Towson after stepping down in June 2000. Hickey, 61, will be primarily responsible for establishing the Center for Leadership in Education in Towson's College of Education.
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By DeWitt Bliss and DeWitt Bliss,Sun Staff Writer | March 8, 1995
Norma Fields Furst, president since 1992 of the Baltimore Hebrew University, died yesterday of lung cancer at her home in Wynnewood, Pa., a Philadelphia suburb. She was 64.Dr. Furst commuted from her home to the Northwest Baltimore school, which offers bachelor's and master's degrees and doctorates in Jewish studies.From 1983 to 1992, she was president of Harcum Junior College, a two-year independent institution in Bryn Mawr, Pa., where she began her college teaching career in 1962.She joined the faculty of the College of Education of Temple University in Philadelphia in 1963 and became a full professor before becoming the university's dean of student affairs from 1974 to 1983.
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By Joe Nawrozki and Joe Nawrozki,SUN STAFF | January 13, 2003
Edgar Thomasine White, a teacher and school principal for nearly 50 years, died Monday of cardiac arrest at Northwest Hospital Center in Randallstown. She was 86. Her career and commitment to education spanned several states and cities. She helped bring a formal social studies program to the Baltimore public school system. She also did innovative work in the field of special education. In 1981, she retired as principal at Edgecombe Circle Elementary School. But she remained active in retirement.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | January 17, 1999
Vacant buildings at Springfield Hospital Center in Sykesville could soon get a new lease as college campuses.The town, which hopes to annex the property known as the Warfield Complex and renovate the buildings, has interested Carroll Community College and Touro College, a multinational school based in New York, in the century-old buildings along Route 32.The state found no use for the 131-acre property and offered it to the town a year ago. Sykesville organized...
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