Latest Prince George's County, Maryland Stories

2014-07-07 23:00:09

Outstanding academic achievements and exceptional promise secures PGCC students a place at University of Maryland this Fall. Largo, MD (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Prince George's Community College is proud to announce that exceptional student, Valencia A. Danner, has been named a Kelly Regents Scholar, and will attend the University of Maryland, College Park this Fall on a full scholarship. The Regents Scholars Program was established by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents to...

2014-05-19 08:33:20

Andre Rogers caps term as the Chair of the Prince George's County Chamber of Commerce with a Small Business Conference and Networking event WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enlightened, Inc. ("Enlightened"), a leading provider of Information Technology (IT) consulting services, announced today the company will co-host the Prince George's County Small Business Conference taking place on May 21(st), 2014 at Metro Points Hotel in New Carrollton, Maryland. The US Department of...

2014-05-05 23:00:12

Educator, administrator and champion for student achievement is chosen to inspire this year’s graduates at the 2014 Commencement ceremony while being presented with the college’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Largo, MD (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Prince George’s Community College today announced that Dr. Kevin Maxwell will deliver the keynote address at the institution’s Commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 22, 2014. In addition to this honor, Dr. Maxwell will receive the Distinguished...

2014-04-07 16:25:37

In the news release, Diagnostic Disease Group Wins Cupid's Cup National Business Competition Chaired by Under Armour Founder and CEO, issued 07-Apr-2014 by Robert H. Smith School of Business over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that all references to "Diagnostic Disease Group" should read "Disease Diagnostic Group." The complete, corrected release follows: Disease Diagnostic Group Wins Cupid's Cup National Business Competition Chaired by Under Armour Founder and CEO COLLEGE...

2014-04-07 16:25:11

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diagnostic Disease Group, maker of an inexpensive handheld device that can diagnose malaria in one minute, was named the winner of the 2014 Cupid's Cup Business Competition, chaired by Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank. The ninth annual event was April 4 at the University of Maryland's College Park campus, hosted by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. In a last-minute twist to...

2014-03-20 12:22:15

Purple Line Corridor Coalition Hosts Inaugural Workshop COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Purple Line Corridor Coalition (PLCC) will host an inaugural regional workshop, "Beyond the Tracks: Community Development in the Purple Line Corridor," March 21, 2014 at the University of Maryland's School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. It is the first Purple Line-related event of its kind in the Washington region and the largest assembly of community...

2014-03-18 23:27:39

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Prince George’s Hospital Center (PGHC) in Cheverly, Md., has hired Candace Hanrahan as chief nursing officer. A seasoned healthcare executive with more than 30 years of clinical experience, Hanrahan will assume her new duties on April 12. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Prince...

2014-02-18 08:23:54

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abtech Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ABHD) ("AbTech"), a full-service environmental technologies and engineering firm addressing issues of water pollution and contamination, is proud to announce the appointment of Governor Parris N. Glendening, former governor of Maryland, and Dr. Francis J. Harvey, who served as 19(th) Secretary of the Army, to its Advisory Board, joining Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Congressman James Saxton and Governor Edward G....

2013-09-24 23:31:57

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief nursing officer search for Prince George’s Hospital Center in Cheverly, Md. One of the top executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated...

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