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?
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.