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By Childs Walker | childs.walker@baltsun.com | February 23, 2010
Joseph R. Urgo, a professor of literature and administrator at Hamilton College in upstate New York, has been chosen the next president of St. Mary's College of Maryland, the Southern Maryland school announced. Urgo, 54, will replace Larry Vote, who has served as acting president of St. Mary's since Maggie O'Brien left the job last summer. "As we got to know Dr. Urgo, we found he understood St. Mary's College, our sense of place, and shared our deep respect for the mission of a public liberal arts institution," said Molly Mahoney, a member of the board of trustees who chaired the presidential search committee.
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Sports Digest | April 18, 2013
Men's college basketball Len earns Bias Award as most valuable Terp Alex Len was given the Len Bias Award as Maryland's most valuable player at the team's awards banquet. Len also earned the Len Elmore Award for most rebounds and the Buck Williams Award for most valuable defensive player. Dez Wells received the Greivis Vasquez Award for most inspirational player. Other winners were: Jake Layman , Juan Dixon Award for most improved player; Shaquille Cleare , Walt Williams Coaches Award for most coachable player; Pe'Shon Howard , Steve Blake Award for assists; and Logan Aronhalt , Tom McMillen Award for academic achievement.
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SPORTS
January 27, 2001
Baseball Braves: Agreed to minor-league contract with P Steve Avery; invited him to spring training. Padres: Sold rights of 1B Joe Vitiello to Orix of Japan's Pacific League. Rangers: Agreed to one-year contracts with IF Travis Hafner, IF Carlos Pena, IF Jason Romano, IF Scott Sheldon and OF Bo Porter. Royals: Agreed to one-year contract with IF Luis Alicea, who had been with Rangers. Basketball Hawks: Placed G Brevin Knight on injured list with strained groin. Hornets: Signed G Doug Overton to a 10-day contract.
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By Childs Walker | childs.walker@baltsun.com | February 23, 2010
Joseph R. Urgo, a professor of literature and administrator at Hamilton College in upstate New York, has been chosen the next president of St. Mary's College of Maryland, the Southern Maryland school announced. Urgo, 54, will replace Larry Vote, who has served as acting president of St. Mary's since Maggie O'Brien left the job last summer. "As we got to know Dr. Urgo, we found he understood St. Mary's College, our sense of place, and shared our deep respect for the mission of a public liberal arts institution," said Molly Mahoney, a member of the board of trustees who chaired the presidential search committee.
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By Erin Texeira and Erin Texeira,SUN STAFF | August 17, 1999
WASHINGTON -- Most young Americans are comfortable socializing with people of different races, but many are comfortable with racial groups being separate if everyone has equal opportunities, according to results of a national survey on the attitudes of young blacks and whites released yesterday.More than 72 percent of those who responded to the survey -- conducted by Zogby International for Hamilton College in New York -- said it was likely they would date someone of a different race.On average, the group of 18- to 29-year-olds who were polled felt campus diversity was as important to the quality of a college as high test scores and grades in college admissions.
NEWS
July 1, 1994
The Sad PartI salute Roger Simon on his column June 24 about O. J. Simpson. He hit the nail squarely on the head.The sad part about this tragic affair is that O. J. will probably get little or nothing in the way of punishment for these killings.Louis NovotnyOdentonAthleticsMost of what we read about NCAA sports is disparaging, discouraging and disappointing.Athletics directors and coaches are portrayed as the creators of an environment where the motto is win at all costs, and athletic success is more important than academic achievement.
SPORTS
Sports Digest | April 18, 2013
Men's college basketball Len earns Bias Award as most valuable Terp Alex Len was given the Len Bias Award as Maryland's most valuable player at the team's awards banquet. Len also earned the Len Elmore Award for most rebounds and the Buck Williams Award for most valuable defensive player. Dez Wells received the Greivis Vasquez Award for most inspirational player. Other winners were: Jake Layman , Juan Dixon Award for most improved player; Shaquille Cleare , Walt Williams Coaches Award for most coachable player; Pe'Shon Howard , Steve Blake Award for assists; and Logan Aronhalt , Tom McMillen Award for academic achievement.
NEWS
December 1, 2006
Thomas James Vilsack AGE, BIRTH DATE, LOCATION: 56; Dec. 13, 1950; Pittsburgh. He was orphaned at birth and was adopted on April 10, 1951. EXPERIENCE: Mayor of Mount Pleasant, Iowa, 1987-1992; state senator, 1992-1998; governor of Iowa, 1998-2006; practiced law in Mount Pleasant before becoming governor. EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree, Hamilton College, 1972; law degree, Albany Law School, 1975 FAMILY: Wife, Christie Vilsack; two adult sons, Jess and Doug QUOTE: "I have always been the underdog and long shot.
SPORTS
January 19, 2001
Basketball Bulls: Placed C Michael Ruffin (broken bone in right hand) on injured list. Activated C Dalibor Bagaric. Cavaliers: Signed F Etdrick Bohannon to second 10-day contract. Hawks: Signed G Sean Colson to 10-day contract. Magic: Signed G James Robinson to second 10-day contract. College Buffalo: F Katie Blazewski and F Colleen Tabor left women's basketball team. Cornell: Named Tim Pendergast, who had been football coach at Hamilton College, to same position. Virginia: Named Bob Price, Ron Price, Dan Rocco and Kevin Ross assistant football coaches.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 21, 2005
Andrea Marie Woloszyn, daughter of John and Gina Woloszyn, of Baltimore, MD, was married on June 11, 2005 to Jonathan Herman Kully, son of Thomas and Sandra Kully, of Chicago, IL. A six o'clock outdoor wedding was held at Conservatory Water Terrace in Central Park, NY City. Fr. Henry Fehren and Rabbi Joel Goor officiated the interfaith ceremony. A reception followed at The Frick Collection. Matron of Honor, Christine Walsdorf, and bridesmaids, Allison Brill, Poppy Buppert, Lori Decillis, Janet Kim, Deborah Kully and Melanie Sventy, attended the bride.
SPORTS
January 27, 2001
Baseball Braves: Agreed to minor-league contract with P Steve Avery; invited him to spring training. Padres: Sold rights of 1B Joe Vitiello to Orix of Japan's Pacific League. Rangers: Agreed to one-year contracts with IF Travis Hafner, IF Carlos Pena, IF Jason Romano, IF Scott Sheldon and OF Bo Porter. Royals: Agreed to one-year contract with IF Luis Alicea, who had been with Rangers. Basketball Hawks: Placed G Brevin Knight on injured list with strained groin. Hornets: Signed G Doug Overton to a 10-day contract.
NEWS
By Erin Texeira and Erin Texeira,SUN STAFF | August 17, 1999
WASHINGTON -- Most young Americans are comfortable socializing with people of different races, but many are comfortable with racial groups being separate if everyone has equal opportunities, according to results of a national survey on the attitudes of young blacks and whites released yesterday.More than 72 percent of those who responded to the survey -- conducted by Zogby International for Hamilton College in New York -- said it was likely they would date someone of a different race.On average, the group of 18- to 29-year-olds who were polled felt campus diversity was as important to the quality of a college as high test scores and grades in college admissions.
NEWS
July 1, 1994
The Sad PartI salute Roger Simon on his column June 24 about O. J. Simpson. He hit the nail squarely on the head.The sad part about this tragic affair is that O. J. will probably get little or nothing in the way of punishment for these killings.Louis NovotnyOdentonAthleticsMost of what we read about NCAA sports is disparaging, discouraging and disappointing.Athletics directors and coaches are portrayed as the creators of an environment where the motto is win at all costs, and athletic success is more important than academic achievement.
SPORTS
October 5, 2001
Baseball Major League Baseball: Named Giants OF Barry Bonds NL Player of the Month; Cardinals' Woody Williams NL Pitcher of the Month; Athletics 3B Eric Chavez AL Player of the Month; Athletics' Barry Zito AL Pitcher of the Month; Cardinals' Bud Smith NL Rookie of the Month; and Mariners OF Ichiro Suzuki AL Rookie of the Month. Joliet (Independent): Named former Orioles C Matt Nokes manager. Basketball Hornets: Waived C Lorenzo Coleman and G-F Cory Hightower. Timberwolves: Exercised option on F Wally Szczerbiak through 2002-03.
NEWS
September 20, 2004
Columbia real estate firm Manekin names two to new positions Danielle Krantz has been named leasing and sales associate in the brokerage division of Columbia-based Manekin LLC. She represents tenants and landlords in leasing and sales of office and flex space in the Baltimore-Washington corridor. A Hamilton College graduate, she lived in Manhattan and handled marketing campaigns for Jean Paul Gaultier Fragrances. Liz Martin has been named information manager in the company's brokerage department, responsible for industry and company research, database management and marketing.
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