Wednesday, November 14, 2012
A $16.2 million renovation will serve math and science students.
County and state officials joined the Community College of Baltimore County-Essex in cutting the ribbon on the college's renovated math and science building on Wednesday. Construction began on the $16.2 million project in May of 2010 and finished this past August. The project, funded with state, county and CCBC capital funds, will serve more than 8,000 math and science students next semester. Thirteen science labs were renovated and the exterior facade and windows ere replaced on the 59,630-square-foot building. The math and science building first opened in 1976. "It's not too bad an age for a person, but it's a terrible age for a building," said CCBC President Sandra Kurtinitis, who remarked that it's her fifth major ribbon-cutting at …
Monday, November 12, 2012
A ribbon-cutting officially marks the end of two years of construction.
The Community College of Baltimore County-Essex will cut the ribbon this week on its math and science building after two years of renovation. CCBC officials, joined by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and state Dels. John Olszewski Jr. and Joseph Boteler, will celebrate the opening with an event Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at Building F on the Essex campus. A tour will follow. Officials say the new facility, funded by state and county dollars and CCBC capital funds, will satisfy a growing need for science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and workers. Construction on the new facility began in May 2010 and finished this August.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
County Councilwoman Cathy Bevins recognizes the winners of the STEM fairs of the elementary schools in her district.
Two years ago County Councilwoman Cathy Bevins was invited to be a judge at a science fair at Hawthorne Elementary School. The Oliver Beach Democrat thought she would just be there a short time, make a few simple judging decisions and be done. That was anything but the case as Bevins was at the school for hours and took her time examining each project. “I looked at every project and each one was better than the one before,” Bevins said. “Their hard work really inspired me.” That inspiration led Bevins to reach out to the elementary schools in the Sixth District and find a way to recognize the winners of the science fairs at their respective schools. On Thursday, those students gathered at Chesapeake High School in Essex on as Bevins …
Monday, May 23, 2011
Councilwoman Cathy Bevins speaks with residents, recognizes students; free vet clinic offered.
It was another very busy week in the Essex Middle River area! There are so many people doing so many interesting things! Here are a few highlights around town: Bevins Communicates with Local Community Groups Last Monday night, District 6 Councilwoman Cathy Bevins was the guest speaker at the Holly Neck Conservation Association monthly meeting. Bevins answered numerous questions posed by the local residents of the lower Back River Neck Peninsula. Representatives from several other community associations also attended the meeting, including Back River Neck Peninsula Community Association as well as those representing Turkey Point, Rockaway Beach and Baurenschmidt Manner. Those in attendance asked numerous questions regarding zoning changes…
Monday, January 3, 2011
Math/computer science teacher Kimberly Burton-Regulski was a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching over the summer.
This past year was a banner one for Eastern Technical High School. The Essex school received national recognition when it was named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The school was the 12th overall and the first high school in Baltimore County to earn the distinction. The National Blue Ribbon Schools program honors public and private schools that are either academically superior or that demonstrate dramatic gains in student achievement. Principal Tom Evans said a big reason for the school's success is the dedication he receives from the teachers. One of those educators is Kimberly Burton-Regulski. The math and computer science teacher was a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence …