February 17, 1991
The Labor Department presented an optimistic view recently of female workers' progress, but not all women were convinced.A report by the department's Bureau of Labor Statistics enthusiastically describes the "extraordinary growth in the participation of women in the work force . . . and the growth in the representation of women in a wide variety of managerial occupations. . . ."Women now constitute 40 percent of all workers in executive, administrative and managerial occupations, up from 20 percent in 1972 and 30 percent in 1980," the report says.
September 19, 2002
Roger S. Sennott, a market research executive and former sociology professor who spent his teen years in the Towson area, died of leukemia Sept. 12 at a San Diego hospital. He was 58 and lived in La Mesa, Calif. Born in Staten Island, N.Y., he moved to the Old Hillendale neighborhood in Baltimore County with his family in 1958 and graduated from Towson High School in 1962. He took up golf as a 10-year-old, and won the Baltimore Junior Golf Championship in 1961 and 1962. He earned his bachelor's degree from Washington and Lee University in 1966, and a doctorate in sociology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1971.
September 13, 2007
Vera D. Guttmann, a former Sister of Mercy and educator whose academic interests were sociology and Eastern religions, died Monday of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. She was 82 and had lived in the Glendale section of Baltimore County. Born Ruth Helen Duvall in Baltimore, she was raised in Govans and Waverly. After graduating from Seton High School in 1942, she entered the Sisters of Mercy and received the religious name Sister Mary Vera. She taught from 1946 to 1948 at Mount Washington Country School and from 1948 to 1949 at a parochial school in Mobile, Ala. Dr. Guttmann earned a bachelor's degree from Mount St. Agnes College in Mount Washington and a master's degree in sociology from Catholic University of America in 1951.
January 21, 2004
On Sunday, January 18, 2004, OLIVE ELIZABETH WESTBROOKE QUINN, age 89, passed away peacefully. She was a retired Professor of Sociology at Goucher College having received her undergraduate degree from Goucher and graduate degrees from University of Chicago, before coming to Baltimore she was a professional photographer, high school teacher on the Faculty at Rhodes College. While at Goucher she served as Chairman of her department and on numerous academy committees, she had an appointment at NIH and served on Patuxent Pardons and Parole Board.
June 10, 2001
Academic, activity and leadership awards were presented to freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and nongraduating seniors, including nine students from Carroll County, at the annual Spring Awards Ceremony at Western Maryland College. Erin M. Clarke of Finksburg, an English major, was given the Jean Alpaugh Award for Interdisciplinary Study. The award is given to a student with appreciation for cross-cultural experiences and whose proposal for off-campus study will most benefit the scholarship and interdisciplinary interests of the late Jean Alpaugh, who graduated in 1990.
September 7, 2006
William W. O'Connor, a retired sociology teacher and activist who opposed the Vietnam War, died of cancer Aug. 28 at his Charles Village home. He was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised on Aiken Street, he was a 1940 graduate of City College and earned a bachelor's degree from Loyola College. He served in the Army Signal Corps in Germany during the U.S. occupation. Mr. O'Connor taught at a private school in Brussels, Belgium, and at Baltimore's Brehms Lane Elementary School. He retired in 1980 from what is now Baltimore City Community College, where he taught sociology and social issues as reflected in the daily news.
January 21, 2007
Drs. Jose and Maria Ruiz of Clarksville, MD are happy to announce the marriage of their daughter, Maria Teresa Ruiz to Christopher Jason Zaneski, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester and Kathleen Zaneski of Sykesville, MD on April 22, 2006. The ceremony was held at Saint Louis Church in Clarksville and the reception was held at Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City. The bride holds a BS in Biology and Information Systems and works as a software developer in Rockville. The groom holds a BA in Sociology focused on Criminal Justice and works as an insurance broker in Columbia.
July 11, 2007
Mignon N. Lieberman, who donated works of art to Towson University as a memorial to her two sons, died in her sleep July 1 at her Phoenix, Ariz., home. The former Mount Washington resident was 93. Mignon Newman was born in Baltimore and was a 1931 Western High School graduate. She received a degree at what is now Towson University, where she met her future husband, Sidney Lieberman, a dentist. After their 1938 marriage, they worked together at his Eutaw Place dental practice, which moved to Park Heights Avenue in 1955.
November 15, 2009
Joyce Anne Causey, a retired Social Security Administration supervisor who later became a real estate agent, died of cancer Nov. 5 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The longtime Cedarcroft resident was 76. Miss Causey was born and raised in Tarboro, N.C. She earned a bachelor's degree in sociology from Meredith College in Raleigh, N.C.. in 1955. After earning a master's degree in sociology from North Carolina State University, she worked briefly as a social worker before taking a job with the SSA in North Carolina.
October 20, 1991
Name: Dina ComuzziHonored by The Carroll County Sun for: Scoringsix goals for the Western Maryland College field hockey team in a 7-1 win over Goucher last weekend and coming back Wednesday and scoringthe winning goal in a 1-0 victory against Dickinson CollegeAge: 21Residence; hometown: Cherry Hill, N.J.Education: Senior at Western Maryland College majoring in sociology; graduate of Cherry Hill East High SchoolFamily: Father: Gene, employed at theKYW television...