May 9, 1994
Andrea Diggs has joined the Carroll Community College staff as program director for the new Physical Therapist Assistant program.Her primary responsibility has been to implement the new program, which was developed over the past year. A two-year integrated course, the Physical Therapist Assistant program includes general educational requirements for the Associate of Applied Science degree, as well as technical requirements for eligibility for licensure as an assistant.The program will be offered for the first time this fall.
July 20, 1993
Bolstered by an outpouring of support -- and a raise in salary -- Rita R. Colwell, the president of the Maryland Biotechnology Institute, has turned down an offer to become president of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.Dr. Colwell, 58, said a telephone call last week from Gov. William Donald Schaefer helped persuade her to stay."Having the support of the governor and the personal call from him, that made a big difference," Dr. Colwell said yesterday. Other state officials, as well as a representative of Baltimore Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke also urged her to stay, Dr. Colwell said.
May 15, 2002
Margaret L. Sorensen, a Johns Hopkins Hospital volunteer, died Saturday of heart failure at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson. She was 87 and had lived in Mount Vernon. Born Margaret Lindquist in Edina, Minn., she was a graduate of Joliet Junior College in Illinois and studied at the University of Rochester, Vanderbilt University and the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, among other institutions. Before moving to Baltimore in 1987, she was director of Christian education at Ottawa Street United Methodist Church in Joliet, and dean of the Council of Churches Laboratory School in Will County, Ill. She received a certificate of appreciation for nearly 2,000 hours of volunteer service at Johns Hopkins' oncology department.
September 18, 1994
Q: My 6-year-old granddaughter is overweight. Most of the children make fun of her. She doesn't have many friends, although she tries hard to be friendly. We tell her to ignore them, but then they hit her. What can we do?A: Parents who called Child Life say the adults in this child's life must first protect her from these aggressive children and then build her self-esteem."This child needs to be protected physically," says a reader from Raleigh, N.C. "Children can't be allowed to hit her. She's too young to be able to work through this by herself."
January 9, 2007
The voracious hunger of the Internet for information is like nothing else in history. It sustains itself in part on titillation, sucking up huge quantities of text and images and displaying them for the use and entertainment of the public. All this has been aided by the development of inexpensive, portable cell phones that can record sounds and images and post them immediately, on the World Wide Web. ... Video recording can serve a useful purpose in some instances. But there also can be a dark side.
November 7, 1993
Dr. Robert Lawrence Campbell, 57, co-founder and director of the Norbel School on Park Heights Avenue, died of cancer at his Towson home Monday.Norbel is a combination of the names of the school's founders, Dr. Campbell and his wife, Dr. Norma Hauserman Campbell, who established the school in 1980 for students who require a personalized educational environment. The school, at the Temple Oheb Shalom, started with seven students and how has 60."The philosophy of the school emphasizes individualized instruction for the basic 3 Rs along with an equally important fourth R, rational living skills," said Dr. Hauserman-Campbell.