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June 10, 2011
Marcie Miller Castaneda graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree with a communications major, corporate communications concentration and a sociology minor from Drexel University on June 10. Her mother, Kely Miller, is a resident of Catonsville Manor.
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By Craig Clary and Baltimore Sun Media Group | March 9, 2014
While winning 22 games this season, the No. 9 Catonsville girls basketball team relied on the consistency of its defense. But that defense had no answer for Paint Branch and its high-octane offense as the visiting Comets fell, 73-37, in the Class 4A North region championship game Saturday night. The Panthers (23-2) will play in the Class 4A state semifinals at Towson University's SECU Arena against Eleanor Roosevelt at 5 p.m. Thursday. Paint Branch's backcourt trio of Dasia Harris (22 points)
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By Marie McCullough and Marie McCullough,KNIGHT RIDDER/TRIBUNE | February 11, 2001
PHILADELPHIA - If three years of planning pay off, Drexel University will offer its signature degree programs in computers, information science and engineering at a new branch campus in Warsaw next fall. Drexel would become the first American university to have a campus in Central or Eastern Europe, according to Drexel officials and higher education experts. "It is exciting," said Drexel Provost Richard Astro, who has spearheaded the venture. "There is a demand and a need for our programs.
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The Baltimore Sun | September 17, 2013
Several players with local ties were among 55 players selected in the National Lacrosse League entry draft Monday night in Oakville, Ontario. The Minnesota Swarm chose forward Scott Jones (UMBC) with the seventh overall pick, and defenseman Tucker Durkin (Johns Hopkins) went to the Philadelphia Wings at No. 19 overall in the third round. Also going in the third round (No. 23) to the Swarm was fellow former Blue Jay Zach Palmer, a forward. Two picks earlier, defenseman Reid Acton (Loyola Maryland)
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October 30, 1998
In some of yesterday's editions, the college to which former University of Maryland women's basketball player Meghan McIntyre transferred was reported incorrectly. She went to Drexel University.The Sun regrets the errors.Pub date 10/30/98
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July 3, 2013
DREXEL UNIVERSITY: Vincent A. Farace graduated from Drexel University on June 14 with a bachelor of science degree in architectural engineering with a minor in business administration. Farace earned a cumulative 3.27 GPA overall in a five-year academic program with included three six-month co-op opportunities. Farace plans to remain in Philadelphia and join a local construction firm. He graduated from North Harford High School in 2008 and is the son of Joe and Terrie Farace of Jarrettsville.
BUSINESS
By BLOOMBERG BUSINESS NEWS | March 24, 1996
MIAMI - Nobody tells Bennett LeBow what to do.Starting in the morning, the 58-year-old renegade financier likes to cook his own breakfast so he can eat exactly what he wants. All day long, Mr. LeBow demands control, losing his cool when he's stuck in traffic or provoking corporate chieftains with audacious takeover bids.This month, the majority shareholder of Liggett Group, the smallest of the United States' five major tobacco companies, struck again, breaking with the $50 billion-a-year tobacco industry by agreeing to settle a class-action lawsuit that claims the industry knowingly sells addictive nicotine products.
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July 3, 2013
Calvert Hall junior Sean Nelan of Baldwin and three classmates were the highest ranking high school team at the Seafarer Chapter's Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International competition held at Webster Field in St. Iningoes from June 19 to 22. The competition included 35 teams, including seven international and five high school teams. The Calvert Hall foursome finished 22nd overall and ahead of college teams from the University of Missouri, Illinois Institute of Technology, Simon Frazier University, University of Arizona, Drexel University, Istanbul Technical University, University of Alberta and Escuela Tencia Superiro de Ingenieros Navales (Spain)
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By Special to The Sun | January 31, 1991
PHILADELPHIA -- Dan Leahy's three-point goal and two free throws helped Drexel University (7-13, 3-3) on an 11-2 run late in the second half, and the Dragons went on to a 75-63 East Coast Conference victory over the University of Maryland Baltimore County (2-17, 1-5) at Drexel's Physical Education Center last night.The win was No. 200 in the 14-year career of Eddie Burke (200-186), all at Drexel, and the team's third in a row.UMBC led at the half for only the second time this season, 26-23, and went up, 33-25, before the Dragons rallied to tie at 36 after less than four minutes of the second half.
SPORTS
By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,Sun Staff Correspondent | December 29, 1991
EMMITSBURG -- Drexel University never trailed and rolled to an 87-56 victory last night over Maryland-Eastern Shore in the consolation game of the Mount St. Mary's Holiday Tournament.The Hawks are 0-10 overall and 0-4 since Bobby Wilkerson took over from Bob Hopkins as head coach.Drexel (2-6) shot 50 percent in the first half and capitalized on 10 Maryland-Eastern Shore turnovers to take command, going on to its first victory since Nov. 29.The margin steadily widened throughout the second half for the Dragons, who lost to Georgia State in the first round.
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July 3, 2013
Calvert Hall junior Sean Nelan of Baldwin and three classmates were the highest ranking high school team at the Seafarer Chapter's Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International competition held at Webster Field in St. Iningoes from June 19 to 22. The competition included 35 teams, including seven international and five high school teams. The Calvert Hall foursome finished 22nd overall and ahead of college teams from the University of Missouri, Illinois Institute of Technology, Simon Frazier University, University of Arizona, Drexel University, Istanbul Technical University, University of Alberta and Escuela Tencia Superiro de Ingenieros Navales (Spain)
EXPLORE
July 3, 2013
DREXEL UNIVERSITY: Vincent A. Farace graduated from Drexel University on June 14 with a bachelor of science degree in architectural engineering with a minor in business administration. Farace earned a cumulative 3.27 GPA overall in a five-year academic program with included three six-month co-op opportunities. Farace plans to remain in Philadelphia and join a local construction firm. He graduated from North Harford High School in 2008 and is the son of Joe and Terrie Farace of Jarrettsville.
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June 10, 2011
Marcie Miller Castaneda graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree with a communications major, corporate communications concentration and a sociology minor from Drexel University on June 10. Her mother, Kely Miller, is a resident of Catonsville Manor.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | December 8, 2010
Werner A. Uebersax, a retired Catonsville Community College electronics department chairman and former aeronautical engineer, died in his sleep of stroke complications Saturday at the Blakehurst Retirement Community. He was 91 and had lived in Sparks. Born in Baltimore, he grew up in the rowhouse alongside his father's Fenwick Bakery, then located off Harford Road near Clifton Park. When he and a brother, Walter, contracted typhoid fever, his father and mother closed the bakery for more than two months and nursed their sons to health.
NEWS
July 13, 2008
Doctor, author wins alumni award Harford County resident Dr. Omar A. Khan has received the University of Vermont College of Medicine's Recent Alumni Award at a reunion awards ceremony. The Recent Alumni Award is presented to an alumnus who has graduated within the past 15 years in recognition of his/her outstanding community or college service; and scientific or academic achievement. A 2003 graduate of the school, Khan is affiliated with Christiana Care Health System and A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington; is a clinical assistant professor of family medicine at University of Vermont; and serves on the clinical faculty of the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University and Independent University (Bangladesh)
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July 13, 2008
Amy L. Webb, the daughter of Donald and the late Bella Webb of Schererville, IN, was married on May 24, 2008 to Dr. Brian T. Woolf, the son of Dr. Howard and Barbara Woolf of Baltimore, MD. Greer Goodman Marks and Sam Marks officiated, using an original ceremony they wrote especially for the occasion. The ceremony and reception were held at the Engineers Club in Baltimore. Mrs. Woolf, 33, is the head of Webbmedia Group, a digital media consulting firm that helps newspapers, national broadcasters and other organizations around the world innovate content for the web. She received a Master's degree in journalism from Columbia University in New York City, NY and a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. Dr. Woolf, 33, is an optometrist specializing in glaucoma treatment and management and is part of Woolf & Woolf, one of the oldest and largest private optometric practices in Maryland.
NEWS
August 20, 2001
Registration is under way at Bear Branch Nature Center for two programs geared toward helping children learn about nature through outdoor and indoor activities, crafts, songs and stories. Mother Nature, Mom and Me, for ages 4 and 5. Participants may choose sessions at 10 a.m., 11:15 p.m. or 1 p.m. Sept. 13, Oct. 25 and Nov. 15. Babes in the Woods, for ages 2 1/2 to 3 years. Participants may choose sessions at 10 a.m., 11:15 p.m. or 1 p.m. Sept. 14, Oct. 26 and Nov. 16. Each session is 45 minutes long and is devoted to a different topic each month.
SPORTS
By John W. Stewart | January 29, 1992
Frank Szymanski ended a 29-year collegiate coaching career yesterday when he resigned as head coach of women's basketball at Loyola College.Assistant coach Donna Seybold has been named interim head coach and will be on the sidelines when Loyola meets Manhattan College, her alma mater, tomorrow night at Reitz Arena."
NEWS
By Mark Z. Barabak and Peter Nicholas and Mark Z. Barabak and Peter Nicholas,LOS ANGELES TIMES | October 31, 2007
PHILADELPHIA -- Trailing in national polls and with supporters growing restless, Barack Obama challenged Hillary Rodham Clinton's electability and candor in a spirited debate last night. But the Illinois senator failed to rattle the front-runner or do much, it seemed, to shake up the Democratic presidential race. Under fire from the first question, the New York senator smiled through most of the two-hour session, often seconding the views of others on stage and joining the laughter during an attack on Republican Rudolph W. Giuliani.
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