Maryland Tech & Science

Construction Underway on New FirstEnergy Transmission Line in Western Pennsylvania

01 01 1970

The project involves replacing the existing 69-kilovolt (kV) poles and wires with new structures capable of supporting 138-kV operation.  The upgraded line will extend about 7.5 miles between existing electric substations in Slippery Rock Township, Butler County and Grove City Borough, Mercer County. Remote control switching devices are being added to allow grid operators to respond to operational conditions more quickly. New equipment was also added to two substations to handle the line's increased capacity and support growing electric demand. "By rebuilding an existing line, we can help maintain service reliability for customers with minimal impact on local communities and the environment," said Linda Moss, president, Pennsylvania Operations.  "The new line and remote-control equipment will help strengthen and modernize the grid, and increase the flexibility and redundancy of our system." ...

Construction begins on Allen's new 90,000-sq.-ft. Delta Hotels and Convention Center

01 01 1970

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ConnectYourCare Appoints Raj Bhavsar as Chief Technology Officer

01 01 1970

Our customers will value and benefit from his innate ability to understand the nuances inherent with the employee benefits industry. Baltimore, Maryland May 11, 2017 ConnectYourCare, (CYC) - a national leader in consumer-directed health care account solutions –has hired Raj Bhavsar to serve as the firm’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO). With more than 25 years of technology experience, Bhavsar is charged with leading and managing the technical teams, as well as overseeing product development. As a member of the executive leadership team, he will also be responsible for ensuring corporate strategy and technology solutions and systems are aligned, and further developing innovative solutions, such as ConnectYourCare’s existing patent-pending product HSA On Demand®. “We couldn’t be happier to have Raj on board as our new CTO,” said Steve Grieco, Chief Executive Officer, at ConnectYourCare. “As someone with deep knowledge of both the technology...

Congressman Elijah E. Cummings to Address UMD's 2017 Winter Graduates

01 01 1970

"What an outstanding role model for our students and the entire campus," said University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh. "Congressman Cummings rose from a humble background, embraced the power of education, and in 35 years of service has never forgotten where he came from. Colleagues on both sides of the aisle deeply admire his commitment to bipartisanship. His message has great power." "We are at pivotal time in our nation and our world, and it is a tremendous honor to address a bright, talented and ambitious graduating class as they enter our workforce and make an impact on the future," said Cummings. "Congressman Cummings embodies our university's core values of diversity, inclusion and respect," said UMD Senior Vice President and Provost Mary Ann Rankin. "We look forward to hearing how those values underscore Congressman Cummings' life's...

CommuniCare Continues to Grow Its Family of Companies

01 01 1970

CINCINNATI, April 4, 2017 -- CommuniCare Health Services welcomes two new healthcare centers to its family in Missouri, increasing its ability to offer specialized post-acute care to residents most in need. As of April 1, Garden Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Maple Wood Care Center became a part of CommuniCare. The facility names and locations are as follows: Maple Wood Healthcare Center – 724 NE 79th Street, Kansas City, MO 64118 Garden Valley Healthcare Center – 8575 N. Granby Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64154 The recent additions increased the total number of healthcare centers operated by CommuniCare to 51 in five states, Ohio, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Missouri. "It is always exciting to spread our culture of excellence further and wider,'' CommuniCare Executive Vice President Isaac Rosedale said. "It's what gives us a deep sense of satisfaction in the work we do." With this addition of facilities, CommuniCare can further...

Comcast Awards $119,000 In Scholarships To 110 Maryland High School Seniors

01 01 1970

BALTIMORE, May 11, 2017 -- The Comcast Foundation today announced the 2017 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program awards in Maryland. The program, funded by the Comcast Foundation, recognizes the best and brightest high school seniors for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. "I would like to congratulate these remarkable students who are dedicated to creating a positive impact in their communities and who strive to reach their fullest potential," said Maryland Governor Larry Hogan. "With this support from partners in the business community, these students will have the opportunity to continue their education and develop into exemplary leaders of tomorrow."  Comcast, joined by Dr. Carol Williamson, Deputy Superintendent, Office of Teaching and Learning at the Maryland State Department; Maryland House Speaker, Michael E. Busch; and other local elected officials and school administrators, recognized the students...

Colonel Michael Arnold (Ret) Joins Savantage Solutions as Vice President of Business Strategy

01 01 1970

Press Release - updated: Aug 29, 2017 06:00 EDT Rockville, Maryland, August 29, 2017 - ​​​​​Lisa Kazor, CEO and President of Savantage Solutions, announced today that Colonel Michael Arnold (Ret) has joined Savantage as a Vice President of Business Strategy. He will serve as the Senior Executive in charge of Savantage work at the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), supporting strategic initiatives for the company in the areas of business development and client service delivery. Prior to joining Savantage, Colonel Arnold (Ret) served as the Army National Account Manager at the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), and has had a distinguished career in the U.S. Army spanning two decades. During his career, he served overseas in logistics leadership positions including Korea, Kuwait, Egypt, and Iraq. He previously served as the assistant chief of staff for logistics for the 2nd Infantry Division in the Republic of Korea, providing sustainment support for three separate...

College Choice Releases 2017 Rankings of the 25 Best Online Bachelor's and 35 Best Online Master's in Information Technology Degrees

01 01 1970

EUGENE, Ore., July 18, 2017 -- College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published rankings of the 25 Best Online Bachelor's and 35 Best Online Master's in Information Technology Degrees. http://www.collegechoice.net/rankings/best-online-bachelors-in-information-technology-degrees/ http://www.collegechoice.net/rankings/best-online-masters-in-information-technology-degrees/ Information technology professionals are skilled in handling large amounts of data, creating and securing computer networks, navigating web-based technologies, creating custom software solutions, and much, much more. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, information technology professions are poised to grow at a rate of 12 percent by 2024, much faster than average. And median earnings for these professions can approach six figures, even for those with a bachelor's...

Clorox® Total 360® System Awarded the Professional Cleaning Industry's Top Honor

01 01 1970

The annual ISSA Innovation Award Program provides the cleaning industry the opportunity to recognize the year's most innovative products and services. By combining the online and on-site voting results with scores submitted by a panel of judges consisting of industry experts, media, and ISSA member representatives, the Clorox® Total 360® System was named the ISSA Innovation of the Year. The ISSA Innovation Award Program's Visitors' Choice award recognizes the top five products that receive the most qualified votes from on-site ISSA/INTERCLEAN®North America attendees. "The ISSA Innovation Award Program celebrates innovations that are helping to drive the professional cleaning industry forward," said Lou Centrella, ISSA Director of Digital Media. "This was one of our most competitive years with a pool of 44 entries from 38 companies, and we proudly congratulate each of this year's winners."...

Client Software Services (CSS) Announces Upcoming Launch of New EPRO...

01 01 1970

Gaithersburg, MD May 14, 2017 Client Software Services (CSS) has announced an October launch date ofits new Epro Staff ERP System Project (Epro) which has been designed to assist mid-sized IT consulting andstaffing services firms with an array of functionalities within one platform. The company’s new Epro systemwill include the following functionalities: Staff management. Workflow automation. Applicant tracking. Billing capabilities. Accounting and financial system. CSS is an independent and women owned IT consulting firm which primarily focuses on providing solutionsand services to help organizations achieve their goals by providing them with superior performanceoptimization. The company believes that the new Epro system will provide significant value to their clients byenabling them to cut down on the amount of time and effort spent on office management tasks and allow themto focus more heavily on business development. IT consulting is a rapidly growing field that focuses on...

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