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TEDCO announces women leadership programs

TEDCO has launched its new Women Entrepreneur Leadership Programs, which are designed to build an alliance of diverse founders and CEOs to strategically navigate Maryland’s entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem. In collaboration with Maryland’s four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), TEDCO’s new programs will focus on creating a diversified community of women entrepreneurs and help them grow […]

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Loyola opens data analytics visualization lab

The Sellinger School of Business at Loyola University Maryland, which operates a campus in Columbia, recently opened a new data analytics visualization lab, a classroom outfitted with technology to help students interpret, manipulate and present large amounts of data. “The lab will help turn students into storytellers,” said J.P Krahel, associate professor and chair of accounting. […]

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HCEDA, M&T open second class of HoCo Higher

The Howard County’s Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) has opened applications for a second cohort of HoCo Higher, a transformative entrepreneur accelerator program in partnership with M&T Bank. The program teaches early stage and historically underserved entrepreneurs the essentials of business planning, operations, credit building, digital communication and financial management. Top business mentors, coaches and subject matter […]

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HHC’s Hannah Jones Scholarship honors Pulitzer Prize winner

The Howard Hughes Corp. (HHC) has established a scholarship in honor of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of the “1619 Project” for The New York Times Magazine. The $10,000 Nikole Hannah-Jones Scholarship will be presented at $5,000 each to two Black or African American seniors attending Howard County public high schools who have been accepted to attend […]

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Chaney Enterprises plans apprenticeship program

Gambrills-based Chaney Enterprises plans to expand its workforce in Anne Arundel County and provide a new apprenticeship program. The company anticipates adding more than 50 new jobs during the next few years. At its January 2022 meeting, the Maryland Apprenticeship & Training Council approved Chaney’s new Registered Apprenticeship program. The program is for the occupation of […]

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CAMI creates Centers of Excellence

The Cybersecurity Association of Maryland Inc. (CAMI) announced the establishment of multiple Centers of Excellence and expansion of its membership program. The creation of Centers of Excellence will enable CAMI to leverage existing resources and activities in a manner that is easy to access and improve the member experience. Additionally, the Centers of Excellence will empower CAMI’s members […]

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Howard Board of Ed renews Martirano’s contract

The Howard County Board of Education recently voted to renew the contract of Superintendent Michael Martirano through the 2025-2026 school year. The superintendent’s current four-year contract was set to expire on June 30, 2022. The superintendent sought a contract that aligned to the terms of the current contract and did not seek an additional increase in salary. […]