September 24, 1997
FREDERICK, Md. - The Hood College Department of Biology will present a lecture titled "pfiesteria piscicida: A Threat to the Chesapeake?" at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1 in Campus Commons in the Whitaker Campus Center, Hood College, Frederick. Dr. Daniel E. Terlizzi, water quality specialist at the Sea Grant Extension Program at the University of Maryland, will present thelecture, which is free and open to the public. For more information, call 1-301-696-3660 or 1-301-696-3800.
August 6, 2012
Hagerstown Community College professor Elaine Ashby recently worked as a consultant for the National Institute on Drug Abuse website. Ashby, a professor of biology and chemistry who helped to create HCC's pharmacy technician program, was part of a consulting team that helped to plan, build and edit the new website, which can be viewed at www.easyread.drugabuse.gov . According to the National Institutes of Health, the goal of the site...
July 10, 2006
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Shepherd University faculty receiving promotions in rank effective for the 2006-07 academic year are Andro Barnett (recreation and leisure studies) to associate professor; Ruth Conley (biology) to associate professor; Larry Daily (psychology) to associate professor; M. Margaret Galligan (business administration) to associate professor; David Gordon (history) to associate professor; Karen Green (social work) to associate professor; Mark McCoy (music) to professor; Irving Tucker (psychology)
July 18, 2006
This is Bethanne Radomski's fourth year as a Washington County Public Schools teacher, and the fourth summer she has taken advantage of professional development workshops. Radomski teaches biology, anatomy and physiology at Boonsboro High School, and for the past week, she has been one of 17 people at the Maryland Governor's Academy for biology being held at South Hagerstown High School. Similar workshops were being held throughout the state, including an algebra course at Williamsport High School.
May 17, 2012
Shepherd University hosted NASA Day on April 11. Several students received fellowships from the West Virginia Space Grant Undergraduate Fellowship Program and presented their research. The recipients include: • Matt Alt, a computer engineering major from Baker, W.Va. • Jessica Cain, a biology major from Inwood, W.Va. • David Chelf, a mathematics major from Inwood • Kelsey Fry, a secondary education major from Kearneysville, W.Va. • Rebecca Furby, a chemistry major from Charles Town, W.Va.
November 4, 2008
Kayla Exline, 14, is a freshman at Antietam Academy. She just started to like biology, this year and thinks it's great. Tawny Ditto, 14, of Falling Waters, W.Va., is in 10th grade at Heritage Academy. Brian Hendershot, 15, of Clear Spring, is in 10th grade at Heritage Academy. Mikkel Wallech, 21, is a junior at Towson University in Towson, Md., where he is a mass communications major. He is currently interning with The Herald-Mail.
September 11, 2010
Lexi Turano, 17, wanted more than a resume builder when looking for an internship -- she wanted experience. This summer, Lexi, a senior at South Hagerstown High School, interned with the National Cancer Institute in Frederick, Md. "Going into it, I didn't have any biology experience, besides honors biology as a freshman," Lexi said, "but my main reason for doing it is because I plan on doing research in college, and I needed to figure out...
September 12, 2011
Shalom Christian Academy welcomed three new teachers to its faculty this year. Crystal Etchberger is teaching one of the fourth-grade classes. She is a graduate of Penn State University and was a teacher for eight years in the Waynesboro (Pa.) Area School District. While her daughter was young, she taught for two years at the Growing Tree Preschool and then returned to Waynesboro as a long-term sub. Her daughter is in third grade at SCA. Melody Peckman is one of the second-grade teachers and is a Shalom alumnus (class of 2004)
June 3, 2011
The following local students received bachelor's degrees May 21 at McDaniel College's commencement: Rachel Baumgarten of Ijamsville, Md., graduated magna cum laude with a degree in art-communication. Kellie Bolling of Union Bridge, Md., graduated with a degree in biology. Brett Bonneville of Ijamsville graduated with a degree in exercise science and physical education. William Brandenburg of Hagerstown graduated with a degree in biology. Kristen Brennan of Boonsboro graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biology.
June 20, 1999
By BRUCE HAMILTON / Staff Writer photo: RICHARD T. MEAGHER / staff photographer As he was cleaning out his office last week, Dr. Richard Montgomery found grades from 1968, the first class he taught at Hagerstown Community College. [cont. from front page ] His office and the surrounding wing of the Science building were unbuilt ideas in that year. He was a new professor, and the old guard at HCC seemed ancient. His present students were not yet born.