April 25, 1991
A two-day literary symposium honoring Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Peter Taylor, master of the short story form, is this weekend at the Stouffer Harborplace Hotel in the Inner Harbor.Tomorrow's program features a presentation of one-act plays from Taylor's "Presences: Seven Dramatic Pieces" at 8:30 p.m. On Saturday, writer Elizabeth Hardwick delivers the keynote address at 9:30 a.m. A panel of writers including Madison Smartt Bell, Steve Goodwin, Geatano Prampolini, Susan Shreve and Robert Wilson will discuss Taylor's work from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. Peter Taylor will read from his work from 3:45 to 5 p.m.The event is sponsored by Essex Community College and partly funded by the Maryland Humanities Council.
April 2, 2006
Carroll Community College will present the Careers in Healthcare Symposium from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Great Hall. The free event will feature question-and-answer sessions and exhibits. Topics will include anatomy and physiology courses, nursing programs, health and exercise programs, and health care informational technology. Information: 410-386-8198.
April 5, 2006
About 75 college-bound juniors from 19 Baltimore City high schools participated in a four-hour "Training Camp for Life" symposium at the Ravens' practice facility in Owings Mills yesterday. The pilot program is sponsored by Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions, the NFL Players Association and the Ravens. The student athletes, selected by their coaches for both academic and athletic skills, heard nine featured speakers address a variety of topics related to the transition from high school to college life.
February 18, 1997
The first-ever National Urban Symposium begins at noon today and continues through Thursday at the Crimea Mansion in Leakin Park, headquarters of the Baltimore-Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound Program, which is sponsoring the event.The symposium will focus on challenges and opportunities facing urban Outward Bound programs in Baltimore, New York, Atlanta, Boston and San Antonio.Programs of the nonprofit Outward Bound are aimed at urban youths and seek to develop self-reliance, self-esteem and concern for others and the environment.
May 16, 2004
Drug symposium planned June 29 at Fallston High "Drug Prevention, Intervention and Treatment," a free Harford County symposium, will be held from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 29 at Fallston High School, 2301 Carrs Mill Road. The symposium is geared toward school nurses, guidance counselors, United Way agencies, members of the faith community and others. The day will begin with keynote speaker Gerry Weinholt, president of PEP Inc., who will discuss substance prevention, use and abuse. Workshops will be held throughout the day. Registration is required by June 15. For more information, contact the Harford County Office of Drug Control Policy at 410-638-3333 or odcp@co.
April 22, 1994
Taylor Manor Hospital will hold its 25th annual psychiatric symposium today, featuring a lecture by an internationally known author on the topic of shame and pride, and an award to Del. Virginia M. Thomas, D-13A, for her contributions to the mental health field.More than 125 mental health practitioners from around the mid-Atlantic area are expected to attend the half-day seminar at the private Ellicott City psychiatric center.The hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.Delegate Thomas will receive the Taylor Manor Humanitarian Award.