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The making of a “promise”

Some of us returned from spring break to the delightful task of hosting a visit from Dr. Martha Kanter, Director of the National College Promise Campaign.  After our County Executive announced his proposal to fund the Baltimore County College Promise Program, Dr. Kanter proposed a visit to CCBC to give our Promise initiative national visibility as part of the celebration…

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in Community, Global Education, Partners, Scholarships

Fundraising victory: Successful end of New Beginnings Campaign

As president, I can’t help but think CCBC likes to do things bigger and better, but this time, I think we even surprised ourselves. In 2010, CCBC embarked upon a capital campaign with an ambitious goal of raising $42 million. With community colleges not known for strong fundraising programs, everyone thought it was lofty goal, but I’m a proponent of…

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in Community, Partners, Programs

10,000 Small Businesses

Because I have the privilege of serving as the president of the Community College of Baltimore County, I had a marvelous experience this summer. I shared the stage with philanthropists Warren Buffett and Michael Bloomberg as well as Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh as the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses initiative was announced in Baltimore. Goldman Sachs…

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