May 8, 2008
Sister Rita Marie Helldorfer, a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame who taught history, died of a stroke May 1 at her order's retirement home in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. She was 91. She was born Rita Regina Helldorfer in Baltimore and raised on St. Paul Street in Charles Village. She and her twin sister, Teresa, were the 11th and 12th children of brewer Frank Helldorfer and his wife, the former Anna Rueter. She attended Notre Dame Preparatory School from first through 12th grade, when the school shared grounds with the College of Notre Dame of Maryland.
April 20, 2008
VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS AT THE COLLEGE OF NOTRE DAME SALLY WHITE ....................... SINCE THE BEGINNING OF HER TERM in the fall as the vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty, Sally White has been working to bring a school of pharmacy to the College of Notre Dame of Maryland. The program, slated to start next year, will be the first of its kind created by a women's college. In her spare time, White enjoys spending time with her family and playing golf.
March 27, 2008
IT'S ALL GREEK Greeks the world over treasure the independence of their country, which is credited as the birthplace of Western democracy. The Greek Independence Day Mid-Atlantic Parade celebrates the country's break from the Ottoman Empire in 1821, and the contribution of Greeks to the U.S. Of course, you don't have to be Greek to enjoy the marching bands, traditional clothing, floats and Greek food. ....................... The parade marches off at 2 p.m. Sunday on Eastern Avenue at Haven Street.
March 23, 2008
The College of Notre Dame of Maryland has named Bel Air resident Kara M. Yendell director of conference services. She comes to the college from Boordy Vineyards Inc., where she served as the tasting room manager. She has also served as director of catering and catering sales manager at the Holiday Inn BWI Airport Conference Center and food service director for ARAMARK. Yendell has a bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University. Group donates book on black scientist The Iota Nu Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. recently presented the Harford County Public Library with 12 copies of the book Black Apollo of Science: Life of Ernest Everett Just by Kenneth R. Manning.
March 16, 2008
Three Harford Community College employees have received the 2008 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Awards. Sharon Stowers, assistant professor of sociology and anthropology, and Laura Fox, associate professor of English, were named recipients in the faculty category. Brandy Naughton, director for tutoring, service-learning and disability services, was selected in the staff category. Criteria for faculty selections include maintaining a focus on student learning and learning outcomes and providing a positive influence for other faculty.
March 9, 2008
POP MUSIC LIZZ WRIGHT / / 7 p.m. Friday. Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., Annapolis. $35. Call 410-268-4545 or go to ramsheadtavern.com. ....................... Lizz Wright, one of the best singer-songwriters to arrive on the pop scene in years, has showcased her luxuriant vocals and poetic lyrics over three strong albums: Salt (2003), Dreaming Wide Awake (2005) and The Orchard, released last month. The latter is probably her most assured effort, an intense, sensuous tapestry of folk, jazz, gospel and the blues.
January 3, 2008
The family of Nancy A. Kreiter, who died Sunday while scuba diving in Florida, will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Schimunek Funeral Home, 610 W. MacPhail Road, Bel Air. Dr. Kreiter, 50, was an associate professor of biological sciences at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland. The Bel Air resident received her doctorate from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. A memorial fund has been established in Dr. Kreiter's name at the College of Notre Dame, 4701 N. Charles St., Baltimore 21210.
October 25, 2007
The College of Notre Dame of Maryland has appointed Dr. Anne Y.F. Lin founding dean of the School of Pharmacy, which will open in 2009 and will be the first one established on the campus of a women's college in the U.S. Lin was previously dean of pharmacy at Midwestern University in Glendale, Ariz. Six Johns Hopkins University researchers have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine. The new members are among 65 elected nationwide and include Dr. Ron Brookmeyer, Dr. Frederick M. Burkle Jr., Dr. Aravinda Chakravarti, Dr. Kay Dickersin, Dr. Andrew Feinberg and Dr. Lynn R. Goldman.
September 30, 2007
Notre Dame student is history finalist Niki Johnson, a junior at College of Notre Dame of Maryland who is from Colora, Cecil County, was named a finalist in the Gilder Lehrman History Scholars Program. She participated in a weeklong program focusing on the abolition of the international slave trade in New York. The program included lectures by leading American history scholars, visits to historical sites (including an African burial ground) and discussions on careers for history majors.