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September 28, 2011
Washington College announced that Andrea Clarke was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society for outstanding academic achievement in her freshman year. The daughter of Catonsville residents Marty Clarke and Ann Daniells carries a double major in English and drama. Clarke writes and edits the college's newspaper besides belonging to the Christian Campus Fellowship, the Cross Country Club and the Presidential Fellow Program. She is also involved with Relay for Life and the drama department productions.
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November 1, 2012
Clarksville student Janie Tankard received a bachelor's degree from Harvard College during the school's 361st commencement. Samuel Lee, of Ellicott City, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory University, Atlanta, Ga. Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass., reported that Catherine Woodcock, of Ellicott City, merited dean's list placement for the summer semester of the 2012 academic year. Elkridge resident Hannah Ogden participated in Salisbury University's 11th annual Student Research Conference by presenting "Synthesis of New Ligand Containing both Cp and A-Frame Features.
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May 24, 1993
Seven Carroll County students have been inducted into Western Maryland College's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.Jacqueline R. Cage, '93, of Mount Airy, is an English major who served as co-president of the Non-Traditional Student Organization. She plans to seek her teaching certificate in Maryland and teach elementary school.William Roger Dolbow, '93, of Westminster, is a history major. He was a member of the Circle K social service organization and the college's chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the history honor society.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | September 21, 2012
Esther "Penny" Love, a Baltimore public school guidance counselor for nearly 40 years who was an outspoken advocate for emotionally challenged and dyslexic students, died Monday of lung cancer at Sinai Hospital. She was 89. Esther Shulman, whose parents owned a dry-goods store in the 2900 block of O'Donnell St., was born and raised in Canton. She graduated from Patterson High School in 1941. The summer after graduating from high school, she took a job washing test tubes in the detection laboratory at Edgewood Arsenal, under the direction of Solomon "Sol" Love, and earned his ire when she dipped the wrong end of a pipette in bleach.
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May 28, 1998
An article in Tuesday's editions failed to include the University of Maryland, College Park among Maryland schools with Phi Beta Kappa chapters.The Sun regrets the error.Pub Date: 5/28/98
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May 29, 1994
Western Maryland College biology major Joy L. Gigeous has won the Edith Farr Ridington-Phi Beta Kappa Writing Award, given by the college's Phi Beta Kappa chapter.The award was made on the basis of papers submitted by department chairmen as representatives of their discipline's best student paper. The judges are an interdisciplinary panel of Phi Beta Kappa faculty members. This is the fifth year for the award.The winning entry sought a way to detect a type of fungus that is atypical because it lives inside tall fescues and ryegrasses.
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By Melody Simmons and Melody Simmons,SUN STAFF | May 26, 1998
An article in Tuesday's editions failed to include the University of Maryland, College Park among Maryland schools with Phi Beta Kappa chapters.The Sun regrets the error.Two years ago, when the University of Maryland, Baltimore County added a logo to its welcoming sign designating itself "an honors university," some scoffed, viewing the title as a badge of self-importance.But today, the 32-year-old Catonsville institution becomes one of 255 universities in the nation with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, linking it to the prestigious honor society of scholars that was founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | June 14, 1998
Academic, activity and leadership awards were presented to members of the Class of 1998 at the annual Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation at Western Maryland College.Honorees included student award winners and those inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and these other honor societies and organizations: Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities; Omicron Delta Kappa, a national honor society recognizing leadership qualities; and the Trumpeters, a local honor society honoring students dedicated to service.
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May 29, 1997
Academic, activity and leadership awards were recently presented to alumni and members of the Class of 1997 at the annual Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation at Western Maryland College.WMC board of trustees member Carolyn Seaman Scott ofWestminster was inducted as an alumnae member into the college's Delta of Maryland chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the paramount honor society in the United States.A 1967 cum laude undergraduate, Scott earned a master's degree from the college in 1976. Active in the community, she is a member and former chairwoman of the county Board of Education and is president of the Maryland Association of Boards of Education.
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May 23, 2004
McDaniel College presented academic, activity and leadership awards to members of the Class of 2004 at the annual Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation recently. Also during the event, students were inducted into the following honor societies and organizations: Phi Beta Kappa, the paramount national honor society; Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities; Omicron Delta Kappa, a national honor society recognizing leadership; and the Trumpeters, a local honor society honoring students dedicated to service.
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May 21, 2012
Paige Cook , of Parkton, recently participated in a Spring Break trip to Japan, as part of her "Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy" class at Washington College, Chestertown. Olivia A. Cypull , of Baldwin, a senior at Loch Raven High School is a National Merit Scholarship Finalist. Olivia has been awarded a National Merit James E. Casey Scholarship, through the UPS Foundation. The Scholars are selected from students who advance to the finalist level of the National Merit Scholarship competition and meet the criteria of a corporate sponsor.
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October 13, 2011
Becca Stanford , of Ellicott City, was honored at a Sept. 25 Induction Convocation as a new member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars at The College of William and Mary. Jordan Hoshko , of Clarksville, was a member of the staff of Taps, the yearbook at Clemson University, in Clemson, S.C., which won a first-place Award of Recognition from the Printing Industries of America. Hoshko is a junior. Aileen Gray , daughter of George and Beth Gray, of Eldersburg, has been recognized by Phi Beta Kappa for outstanding academic achievement in her first year at Washington College.
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September 28, 2011
Washington College announced that Andrea Clarke was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society for outstanding academic achievement in her freshman year. The daughter of Catonsville residents Marty Clarke and Ann Daniells carries a double major in English and drama. Clarke writes and edits the college's newspaper besides belonging to the Christian Campus Fellowship, the Cross Country Club and the Presidential Fellow Program. She is also involved with Relay for Life and the drama department productions.
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June 22, 2011
Katie Carpenter , of Clarksville, has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2010 semester at Mount St. Mary's University. She is a junior majoring in business, with a concentration in management, and a double minor in English and communications. Samantha Mae Mathis , of Dayton, has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2010 semester at Mount St. Mary's University. She is majoring in elementary education. Mathieu Philie , of West Friendship, earned a place on the Academic All-Patriot League for golf.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 13, 2010
Edward G. Uhl, former president of Fairchild Industries who was co-inventor of the M-1 bazooka during World War II, died Sunday of heart failure at William Hill Gardens, an Easton assisted-living facility. The Oxford resident was 92. Born and raised in Elizabeth, N.J., the son of a mechanic and a homemaker, Mr. Uhl was a 1936 graduate of Jefferson High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in engineering physics in 1940 from Lehigh University, where he had been a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | December 22, 2009
Abraham Lincoln Gordon, a former educator and diplomat who during his tenure as the ninth president of the Johns Hopkins University led the way in 1970 in bringing co-education to the university's Homewood campus, died Saturday in his sleep at Collington Episcopal Life Care in Mitchellville. He was 96. "With his shock of white hair and his ever-present pipe, Lincoln Gordon, the newly appointed president of the Johns Hopkins University, looks like a casting director's idea of a college professor," reported The Sun when he succeeded Dr. Milton S. Eisenhower in 1967 as Hopkins president.
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November 30, 1994
PHI BETA KAPPA, the society that honors intellect, has just authorized the founding of chapters at seven more colleges. The total becomes 249, of the nation's roughly 1,500 four-year, degree-granting colleges and universities. Always, many would enter this circle of academic light, from out in the vast darkness; and many are turned away.A few, every three years, are chosen.Since the admission of Johns Hopkins University, in 1895, as Alpha of Maryland, three other local institutions have been granted chapter charters (and thereby authorized to elect students and other individuals to membership)
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May 26, 1991
Dr. Barry S. Gold, a Baltimore internist and medical director of Maryland State Medicare, was elected to a fellowship in the American College of Physicians.*Polgeorge R. Mijares of Millersville recently received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis.*Fred Weaver was presented with a governor's citation for his volunteer work at Owen Brown Middle School in Columbia.*Bronwen Lara Wickkiser, the daughter of the Rev. Bruce and Mrs. Mary Jane Wickkiser of Baltimore, has been elected to the Phi Beta Kappa national honor society at Oberlin College in Ohio.
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By Stephanie Desmon and Stephanie Desmon,stephanie.desmon@baltsun.com | January 2, 2009
Murray Steinberg, a Baltimore-area gynecologist who nurtured a lifelong passion for physics by attending college-level science classes for decades, died of pancreatic cancer Tuesday at his Pikesville home. He was 87 and had stopped auditing courses at the Johns Hopkins University just last year. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Dr. Steinberg was a 1940 graduate of New York University, receiving his undergraduate degree at age 18 after being selected for Phi Beta Kappa and membership in biology and chemistry honor societies.
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December 7, 2008
Miss Belitz was born December 13, 1914 in Baltimore, Md. and she was a graduate of Goucher College. She served in US Navy as a Lieutenant during WWII in Europe, later she worked in the office of Naval Intelligence for the Far East. She taught Thai Military Cadets in Bangkok, Thailand. She was employed by the Central Intelligence Agency from 1950 to 1974 as an Intelligence Officer with most of her time spent in SE Asia. She was a lifetime member of Phi Beta Kappa, a member of the Women's Overseas Organization as well as a member of Elderhosle.
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