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APL recognized with Handshake talent award

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), in Laurel, has received a 2022 Handshake Early Talent Award, an honor that recognizes the laboratory for best-in-class talent engagement. Handshake, an online job search platform for college students, connects up-and-coming talent with more than 650,000 employers, from Fortune 500 companies such as Google, Nike and Target, to […]

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HCPSS seeks members for policy advisory committees

The Howard County Public School System has invited residents to participate in developing and revising school system policies as members of Policy Advisory Committees. HCPSS is currently seeking candidates for membership on the following school year 22-23 committees: ● Policy 1060 Bullying, Cyberbullying, Harassment, and Intimidation● Policy 7070 Appointments to Administrative and Supervisory Certificated Positions*● Policy 7080 Transfer […]

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Blend360 receives $100M minority investment

Columbia-based Blend360, a provider of data, analytics and talent solutions for Fortune 500 companies, announced that Recognize, a technology investment platform focused on the tech services sector, has invested $100 million for a minority stake in the company. This is Blend360’s first institutional investment and marks the start of the next chapter of the company’s […]

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Dentsu acquires a majority stake in Extentia

Dentsu Group has entered an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Extentia, a global technology and services firm with a focus on enterprise mobility, cloud engineering and user experiences. Extentia will join Columbia-based Merkle, a customer experience management company within Dentsu Group’s international business, Dentsu International. Established in 1998, Extentia has nearly 800 staff […]

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MUIH offers master’s in advanced standing for coaches

Maryland University of Integrative Health, of Laurel, will begin offering advanced standing for qualified applicants for its online and hybrid Master of Arts in Health and Wellness Coaching program who hold certification from either the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching or the International Coaching Federation. This opportunity becomes available for students starting the […]

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HCC, ABC starting new plumbing apprenticeship program

In partnership with the Associated Builders & Contractors Greater Baltimore, Howard Community College will launched a new plumbing apprenticeship program for the fall semester. The program was created in response to market demands for professionals who are trained to install, maintain and repair plumbing systems in residential and commercial environments. The program combines on-the-job training […]

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HCGH recognized for cardiovascular care

Howard County General Hospital has received five American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines and Mission: Lifeline achievement awards for demonstrating commitment to following up-to-date, research-based guidelines for the treatment of heart disease and stroke, leading to more lives saved, shorter recovery times and fewer readmissions to the hospital. The awards include: Get With The […]