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By Andrew Ratner and Andrew Ratner,SUN STAFF | April 5, 2003
COLLEGE PARK - Michael S. Dell, the wunderkind computer executive, toured wired classrooms with high-tech plasma screens and blinking stock market tickers at the spanking new $38 million wing of the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park before delivering a speech there yesterday. But what really raised the eyebrows of the man Time magazine and CNN called one of the 25 most influential global executives was when the dean, Howard Frank, revealed that the school installed electrical outlets in lockers - so students can recharge their laptops during lunch.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 21, 2014
Lois O'Brien-Cronin, the former dean of students at Villa Julie College who later worked with an academic and career counseling program for women at the Community College of Baltimore County's Essex campus, died of a stroke Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Mays Chapel resident was 84. "She was one tough broad, but she had a great sense of humor. She was just a hoot," said Paula K. Minsk, who was director of education at the Stratford School of Business in the 1990s, where Mrs. O'Brien-Cronin had also worked.
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NEWS
May 7, 1992
Towson State University's School of Business and Economics has received full accreditation from the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business.The AACSB announced that TSU had been approved for accreditation for its undergraduate business administration programs. The university offers the bachelor of science in accounting, economics and business administration.With accreditation, TSU joins the one-third of all business schools that have met the requirements of the AACSB, which is recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation as the sole accrediting agency nationally for programs in business administration and accounting.
BUSINESS
By Tricia Bishop, The Baltimore Sun | July 25, 2013
The dean of the Merrick School of Business at the University of Baltimore has resigned effective Aug. 1, a school spokesman confirmed Thursday. Darlene Brannigan Smith, who earned a bachelor's and master's degree from UB, joined the school as an associate dean in 2005 and became a marketing professor there in 2006, according to her curriculum vitae. She was named dean of the school in 2008. It's unclear why Smith, 57, resigned. Peter Toran, vice president for planning and external affairs at the university, said the school could not comment on personnel matters.
BUSINESS
September 20, 2007
Tonight at 7:30, Maryland Public Television and The Baltimore Sun business staff present the debut of Your Money and Business, a television show featuring regional business news headlines of the week, interviews with top Maryland business leaders, stories about unusual Maryland businesses and insight on consumer issues from Sun business journalists and experts from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Portions of the program, as well as Sun writer Hanah Cho's workplace column and other Sun features, will appear on a new page in the business news portion of baltimoresun.
BUSINESS
December 14, 1996
Business managers pinched for time, but who long for the letters M.B.A. after their names, can earn the degree by attending classes once a week at the University of Baltimore Merrick School of Business.The university is offering a master's of business administration program that meets on Saturdays for eight 10-week semesters.The program can be completed in two years. It is scheduled to begin in July."Our goal is to make our programs as convenient as possible for working students," said University of Baltimore President H. Mebane Turner.
BUSINESS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | January 27, 2001
Zoltan J. Acs, a professor at the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, shares this year's International Award for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research for his work on the role of small businesses in the economy. Acs, an entrepreneurship professor, recently received the award along with David B. Audretsch, chair of economic development at Indiana University, Bloomington. It is the sixth year that the Swedish Foundation for Small Business Research has presented the award, which includes a statuette named "The Hand of God," created by Carl Milles, and a $50,000 prize.
NEWS
February 3, 1991
Carla Long Sloan, daughter of Carl L. and Linda L. Long of Carroll County, has been named to the current edition of "Who's Who in the South and Southwest," a companion volume to "Who's Who in America," for her outstanding contribution in the field of education.Selection to the publication is based on noteworthy achievements that have proven to be of lasting value to society.A 1977 honors graduate of North Carroll High School, Sloan is currently completing her seventh year of teaching in human resources management at the School of Business and Government at Liberty University, Lynchburg, Va.She is a consultant for a leading publisher of college text books and serves on the Liberty University senate, representing the School of Business and Government.
NEWS
July 28, 1991
The first four-year study program at a Maryland university leading to a bachelor's degree in environmental health will be launched in September at Salisbury State University in the Richard A. Henson School of Science and Technology.The new program, which received authorization recently from Maryland's Higher Education Commission, is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in the expanding environmental health field.Job opportunities in the field are opening up in federal, state and local governments, and in the private sector, said Dr. John Molenda, SSU biology professor and coordinator of the program.
BUSINESS
November 20, 1998
The head of Baltimore's most prominent business leadership and lobbying group was honored last night by Loyola College's Sellinger School of Business and Management. Frank P. Bramble, chairman of the Greater Baltimore Committee, was named Business Leader of the Year before more than 800 people at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel.Bramble, president and chief executive of First Maryland Bancorp, is chairman of the Baltimore Center for the Performing Arts, vice chairman of the University of Maryland Medical Systems and a member of the mayor's Business Advisory Council.
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By Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun | January 2, 2012
Business entrepreneur and philanthropist William Polk Carey, who donated more than $100 million to Maryland schools and universities, spent most of his life outside the state, but he never stopped thinking of himself as a Baltimorean. Mr. Carey, 81, died Monday at a West Palm Beach, Fla., hospital. But he left a legacy here. He maintained a rooting interest in state politics and the Baltimore Orioles. He was proud of the six generations that his family spent in Baltimore, relatives and friends said, and the influence they've had on the city.
BUSINESS
September 20, 2007
Tonight at 7:30, Maryland Public Television and The Baltimore Sun business staff present the debut of Your Money and Business, a television show featuring regional business news headlines of the week, interviews with top Maryland business leaders, stories about unusual Maryland businesses and insight on consumer issues from Sun business journalists and experts from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Portions of the program, as well as Sun writer Hanah Cho's workplace column and other Sun features, will appear on a new page in the business news portion of baltimoresun.
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By AMY ROSEWATER and AMY ROSEWATER,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 28, 2005
Whenever a husband and wife call on Britt Schroeter for advice about working and starting a business together, the Towson consultant quizzes them about their marriage and career. Experts say that to make a mom-and-pop business succeed, mom and pop must work well together. "When I get husband-and-wife teams that call me looking to be involved in franchises, I like to play devil's advocate," said Schroeter, whose company is FranChoice. "I always ask, `Can you do this? Can you handle this?
ENTERTAINMENT
July 11, 2004
Mariam Salari and Shervin Korangy were married on July 3, 2004 at the home of Ms. Salari's family in Lakeland, FL. The traditional Persian ceremony was officiated by Dr. Reza Yasrebi and was followed by a reception at the Vinoy Golf and Tennis Club in St. Petersburg. Ms. Salari is a Literacy Liaison at The School at Columbia University, where she teaches elementary and middle school students and is developing new curriculum for the University. She is a doctoral candidate in the field of Communication and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.
BUSINESS
By Jacqueline Seaberg and Jacqueline Seaberg,Baltimoresun.com Staff | April 26, 2004
Ambassadors from 10 Southeast Asian countries are visiting the University of Maryland, Baltimore on Wednesday to promote business and trade with companies around the state. The event is sponsored by Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. and the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. "The Southeast Asian Business Outlook forum is an excellent opportunity to make business contacts and meet one-on-one with the region's top government officials -- all without leaving the state," said Maryland Secretary of Business and Economic Development Aris Melissaratos.
NEWS
June 7, 2003
Today Lake Clifton-Eastern, 10 a.m., school auditorium Southside Academy of Environmental Science, 11 a.m., lower field Edmondson-Westside, 10 a.m., school auditorium Polytechnic Institute, 5 p.m., school stadium Patterson High School, 10 a.m., school stadium Reginald F. Lewis School of Business and Law, 2 p.m., Dr. Samuel Banks Professional Development Center Frederick Douglass, 1 p.m., Coppin State College City College, 2 p.m., school athletic field...
ENTERTAINMENT
July 11, 2004
Mariam Salari and Shervin Korangy were married on July 3, 2004 at the home of Ms. Salari's family in Lakeland, FL. The traditional Persian ceremony was officiated by Dr. Reza Yasrebi and was followed by a reception at the Vinoy Golf and Tennis Club in St. Petersburg. Ms. Salari is a Literacy Liaison at The School at Columbia University, where she teaches elementary and middle school students and is developing new curriculum for the University. She is a doctoral candidate in the field of Communication and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.
BUSINESS
By Michael Enright and Michael Enright,Special to The Sun | January 7, 1991
The only thing better than a little media attention to reverse the fortunes of a struggling enterprise is a lot of it.The armed forces reported a significant increase in would-be recruits at recruitment centers after the release of the blockbuster military film "Top Gun" several years ago, and gymnastics schools popped up like mushrooms overnight in the United States after the dynamic display of Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut in the 1972 Summer Olympics.But...
BUSINESS
By Andrew Ratner and Andrew Ratner,SUN STAFF | April 5, 2003
COLLEGE PARK - Michael S. Dell, the wunderkind computer executive, toured wired classrooms with high-tech plasma screens and blinking stock market tickers at the spanking new $38 million wing of the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park before delivering a speech there yesterday. But what really raised the eyebrows of the man Time magazine and CNN called one of the 25 most influential global executives was when the dean, Howard Frank, revealed that the school installed electrical outlets in lockers - so students can recharge their laptops during lunch.
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By Sloane Brown and Sloane Brown,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 8, 2002
That was quite a turnout a couple of weeks ago as Loyola College honored B-more mega-mogul John Paterakis. Some 1,200 folks filled the Renaissance Inner Harbor ballroom for the "2002 Business Leader of the Year Award Dinner." Loyola's Sel-linger School of Business and Management has been throwing the event each year since 1983. "This was the biggest, best attended, so far," says Sellinger School dean Lee Dahringer, "certainly the most popular we've had to date." Talk about a room packed with powerful people.
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