CCBC, BCPS to hold college fair next week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Community College of Baltimore County and Baltimore County Public Schools will hold a college fair next week. The event will take place 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12 and Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at CCBC’s Essex and Catonsville campuses. The college fair will feature more than 100 universities, colleges, proprietary, and military schools. Attendees will be […]

Loyola University under shelter-in-place order due to bomb threat

UPDATE: The shelter-in-place order has been lifted. Officials say the bomb threat was not credible. Original story below… ——— BALTIMORE, MD—Loyola University in Baltimore City is under a “shelter-in-place” order due to a bomb threat. According to a Monday afternoon message on the school’s website, “Loyola University Maryland has received a bomb threat potentially affecting the Evergreen campus. While the […]

National Cyber Director Harry Coker Jr. visits CCBC Essex, touts Baltimore’s efforts to strengthen cyber workforce

ROSEDALE, MD—Community College of Baltimore County President Dr. Sandra Kurtinitis and Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, Jr. on Thursday welcomed recently appointed National Cyber Director Harry Coker, Jr. to CCBC Essex. Director Coker met with CCBC’s Cybersecurity program students and also presented to more than 350 students and guests. Coker highlighted Baltimore’s successful efforts to strengthen the local cyber workforce. […]

Maryland tops list of states with highest student loan payments, WalletHub report [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—With the Biden administration releasing its new rules to strengthen accountability for colleges and consumer protection for students, the personal-finance website WalletHub this week released its report on the States with the Highest Student Loan Payments, along with tips for paying off student loan debt. Maryland topped the list with Vermont coming in at No. 2 and Hawaii ranking […]

WalletHub ranks 2024’s top 10 colleges & universities in Maryland [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—With the first “early decision” college-application deadline looming on November 1, and tuition and room and board at a four-year college costing $27,940 – $57,570 per year, the personal-finance website WalletHub this week released its 2024’s Best College & University Rankings report, in addition to separate rankings for colleges and for universities. To help college-bound seniors make the most […]

Suspect arrested in connection with Morgan State University shooting

BALTIMORE, MD—Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the mass shooting that occurred at Morgan State University earlier this month. Detectives have arrested a 17-year-old male in Washington, D.C. in connection with the October 3 incident. The juvenile was taken into custody on Thursday, October 12 without incident. He will be transported to Central Booking Intake Facility where he […]

Maryland community colleges ranked among nation’s best

BALTIMORE, MD—With Americans struggling financially due to high inflation and a year of community college nearly three times less expensive than a year at a public four-year college, the personal-finance website WalletHub this week released its report on 2023’s Best & Worst Community Colleges, coupled with its state-by-state ranking of the Best & Worst Community-College Systems. Maryland’s Montgomery College was […]

Perry Hall resident named to Centenary University Dean’s List

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ—A Perry Hall resident has been named to the Dean’s List of a New Jersey university. Centenary University President Bruce Murphy, Ed.D., has announced the Dean’s List for the Spring 2023 semester. The Maryland resident who earned Dean’s List honors is: Perry Hall—Michael Rash To achieve this honor, full-time students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.8 […]