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By Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun | August 11, 2014
The Heifetz International Music Institute, a summer training program founded by violinist and Ellicott City resident Daniel Heifetz, has named public radio veteran Benjamin K. Roe executive director. The 18-year-old institute, which was based for a time in Annapolis and then in New Hampshire, relocated in 2012 to the campus of Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va. There, 80 students chosen among applicants from around the world spend six weeks in lessons, performances and honing of communication skills.
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By Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun | August 11, 2014
The Heifetz International Music Institute, a summer training program founded by violinist and Ellicott City resident Daniel Heifetz, has named public radio veteran Benjamin K. Roe executive director. The 18-year-old institute, which was based for a time in Annapolis and then in New Hampshire, relocated in 2012 to the campus of Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va. There, 80 students chosen among applicants from around the world spend six weeks in lessons, performances and honing of communication skills.
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By Diane E. Otts and Diane E. Otts,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | August 28, 1996
Like her peers, 15-year-old Kate Flanagan of Columbia is returning to school this fall. But instead of entering the 10th grade at Wilde Lake High School as scheduled, she is at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va.Kate is one of 60 young women from around the country taking part in the Program for the Exceptionally Gifted at the small women's liberal arts college. The program allows academically gifted females to begin their college education one to four years early.Nationally, 1 percent of college students are younger than 18, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
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By Diane E. Otts and Diane E. Otts,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | August 28, 1996
Like her peers, 15-year-old Kate Flanagan of Columbia is returning to school this fall. But instead of entering the 10th grade at Wilde Lake High School as scheduled, she is at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va.Kate is one of 60 young women from around the country taking part in the Program for the Exceptionally Gifted at the small women's liberal arts college. The program allows academically gifted females to begin their college education one to four years early.Nationally, 1 percent of college students are younger than 18, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
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By Mona Charen | January 10, 1994
MEETING Cynthia Haldenby Tyson, president of Mary Baldwin College, is like sitting face to face with an English suffragette, circa 1900. The fierce eyes, the precise British diction, the erect posture -- all suggest a woman with a mission.Cynthia Tyson is not chaining herself to the Buckingham Palace gate, but she seems prepared to do as much to advance her cause -- the preservation of single-sex colleges.Tyson believes that nothing less is at stake in the current legal battle surrounding the Virginia Military Institute.
BUSINESS
March 11, 2003
New Positions Cambridge Scientific promotes Julius to VP Cambridge Scientific Abstracts promoted Patrick Julius to vice president of its licensing and publishing operations. He is responsible for management of relations with information industry organizations and overseeing special technology development projects. An M.B.A. graduate of George Mason University, Julius joined the publisher of bibliographic databases and print journals in January. He formerly was with the COMTEX News Network.
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September 22, 1992
The Anne Arundel Community College women's volleyball team won three matches on the road last weekend to improve its overall record to 7-3.The Pioneers traveled to Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va., on Saturday and came home with a 15-9, 15-3, 15-2 victory.Anne Arundel then visited Potomac State in Kaiser, W.Va., where it defeated the hosts, as well as Montgomery-Rockville.The Pioneers downed Potomac State, 15-3, 15-6, before defeating the Knights, 15-0, 15-8.Penni Woolford, a freshman from Queen Anne's High School, had 20 kills and eight service aces against Potomac State and finished the weekend with 13 aces.
NEWS
August 10, 2003
Ann Athey Barroll, a homemaker and volunteer, died of cancer Tuesday at Magnolia Hall Nursing Home in Chestertown. She was 66. Born Ann Athey in Baltimore, she grew up on Longwood Road, a short walk from the Roland Park Country School, from which she graduated in 1955. She attended Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va. In 1962, she married David Oakley Vanderpoel Barroll, a real estate broker, and the couple moved to Chestertown. Mrs. Barroll belonged to the Chestertown Garden Club and was a member of Emmanuel Episcopal Church.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | January 26, 2000
Mary D. McCormick, who played piano at University Baptist Church and also at area schools and nursing homes for more than 60 years, died in her sleep Jan. 19 at Roland Park Place. She was 101. Until turning 99, Mrs. McCormick, known as "Mary Piano," played for Evensong at Roland Park Place, where she lived since moving from her University Parkway home in 1992. After joining University Baptist Church in 1932, Mrs. McCormick became the church's pianist, playing for the Sunday school, Woman's Missionary Union and weekly Wednesday night programs.
SPORTS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | February 18, 2005
George Mason women's basketball team - led by Jen Daniels with 17 points - shot over 50 percent from the field in both halves to defeat Towson, 68-45, last night in Fairfax, Va. Alis Freeman (17 points) went 0-for-4 to set a school record for free-throw attempts in a season (191) for the Tigers (13-12, 6-8 Colonial Athletic Association), who have lost four of their past five. Moni Akintunde had her third double double of the season (12 points, 10 rebounds) for the Patriots (10-13, 6-8)
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By Mona Charen | January 10, 1994
MEETING Cynthia Haldenby Tyson, president of Mary Baldwin College, is like sitting face to face with an English suffragette, circa 1900. The fierce eyes, the precise British diction, the erect posture -- all suggest a woman with a mission.Cynthia Tyson is not chaining herself to the Buckingham Palace gate, but she seems prepared to do as much to advance her cause -- the preservation of single-sex colleges.Tyson believes that nothing less is at stake in the current legal battle surrounding the Virginia Military Institute.
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By New York Times News Service | September 26, 1993
RICHMOND, Va. -- The trustees of the all-male Virginia Military Institute voted yesterday afternoon to underwrite a military program at Mary Baldwin College, a neighboring women's college, in an effort to comply with a federal court order.A private Virginia Military Institute alumni foundation willcontribute $6.9 million to the program, to be called the Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership, which would include joint exercises with VMI's cadets, use of its obstacle course and rigorous physical training.
NEWS
April 19, 1993
Western Maryland College will hold its annual Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation to honor students, faculty and alumni May 2.Academic, activity and leadership awards, as well as the the Distinguished Teaching Award, will be presented to members of the Class of 1993 and faculty at the 2 p.m. event in Baker Memorial Chapel.The student awards and the Distinguished Teaching Award are confidential until the ceremony. Michael L. Razze, Class of 1993 president, will receive a black cap and gown and the baccalaureate hood in green and gold, symbols of academic achievement.
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