Education, Entertainment, Events, Sports

Maryland School for the Blind commencement to feature Team USA Paralympian

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind will hold its 170th commencement on Monday, June 5, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. The ceremony consists of conferring diplomas, certificates, and awards, with remarks from Mr. W. Robert Hair, MSB Superintendent, and Keynote Speaker Team USA Paralympian in Judo, and Tik Tok celebrity, Anthony Ferraro. Anthony is a blind athlete and was the …


Education, Entertainment, Events, Family

Maryland School of the Blind to hold second annual See Beyond Festival in April

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind will host the second annual See Beyond Festival on Saturday, April 29, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its Nottingham campus. This free event will build upon the success of the inaugural festival, offering an even wider selection of activities, entertainment, and food options, while once again encouraging people of all …


Louis Smith appointed to Board of Directors of The Maryland School for the Blind

BALTIMORE, MD—Louis Smith has been appointed to the Board of Directors of The Maryland School for the Blind as of December 1, 2022. Smith, a 1975 graduate of The Maryland School for the Blind, currently serves as President of the school’s Alumni Association. He received a BA in Music Education from Towson University in 1981 and a Master’s in Psychology/Rehabilitation …

Maryland School for the Blind specialist appointed to National Board of Education Sciences

BALTIMORE, MD—The White House has announced that Maria de la Concepcion Hernandez Legorreta (Conchita) has been appointed to the National Board of Education Sciences. Members of the Board are appointed by the President and are highly qualified to appraise education research, statistics, evaluations, or development. “MSB is delighted about Conchita’s appointment but not at all surprised. She has already established …

Two Maryland School for the Blind professionals honored with national awards

BALTIMORE, MD—Two members of The Maryland School for the Blind staff are among the recipients of the 2022 Principals of Schools for the Blind (POSB) national award program. POSB, a subdivision of the Council of Schools for the Blind, annually recognizes the contributions of remarkable individuals across the nation who work with blind or low-vision students. The nomination process is …

The Maryland School for the Blind to break ground on residential cottages

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind will break ground on a newly designed residential facility for students who reside on the MSB campus during the school week. The event will be held on October 11, beginning with a ceremony at 10 a.m., followed by tours of the renovated Newcomer-Case-Campbell buildings on campus. Dignitaries involved in the ceremony include Carol …

The Maryland School for the Blind partners with Orioles, League of Dreams to host Beep Baseball event this week

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind is teaming up once again with the Baltimore Orioles and the League of Dreams to host the annual Beep Baseball Fall Classic for students who are blind or low-vision. The event will be held on the campus of the Maryland School for the Blind located at 3501 Taylor Avenue in Baltimore on Tuesday, …

Maryland School for the Blind to host 1st annual See Beyond Festival

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind will be hosting the 1st annual ‘See Beyond Festival’ on the MSB campus on April 30th. The event is designed to show the community how individuals that are blind and have low vision accomplish tasks and are a part of our society. The goal is to show the public that low vision and …