Center Maryland Exclusive | Vincent DeMarco of Marylanders To Prevent Gun Violence: Common-sense Gun Reforms

Vincent DeMarco of Marylanders To Prevent Gun Violence visits Center Maryland to discuss the robust Maryland gun violence prevention measures that were enacted in 2013, other state approaches to gun reform, and the need for more federal, national action.... Continue reading
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Towson University Celebrating 150 Years: President Kim Schatzel, PhD., Part 2

Towson University President Dr. Kim Schatzel and Damian O'Doherty continue discussing the University in its 150th year. Dr. Schatzel's strong background in business reflects Towson University's commitment to innovation and programs that prepare students for real-world success. Having spent 20 years in manufacturing and industry before earning her PhD, Dr. Schatzel has a unique perspective on the role of business in the higher education model and programs.... Continue reading
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Center Maryland Exclusive | Steve Raabe of Opinion Works Polling: The Education Tax Credit

Steve Raabe, President of OpinionWorks, joins Damian O'Doherty to discuss the strong statewide support for the Education Tax Credit. Businesses, through the initiative, would be encouraged to donate to an education fund managed by non-profits. It would provide financial assistance to lower-income students who attend both public and private schools. The state house and senate are holding hearings on the subject this week.... Continue reading
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Towson University Celebrating 150 Years: President Kim Schatzel, PhD.

Towson University's newly appointed president, Dr. Kim Schatzel, joins Damian O'Doherty to celebrate the University's 150th anniversary. Dr. Schatzel discusses continuing Towson University's history of success, particularly in the growing fields of STEM and Applied Health Sciences. Governor Hogan's recent capital budget includes funding for a new state-of-the-art science building for the University.... Continue reading
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How to Improve Our Universities and Our Cities: Senator Bill Ferguson on the University of Maryland Strategic Partnership Act

Maryland State Senator Bill Ferguson joins Damian O'Doherty to discuss the University of Maryland Strategic Partnership Act of 2016, a bill that would create a structural and systematic link between the University of Maryland, College Park and University of Maryland, Baltimore. Already benefiting from a four-year old partnership known as MPower, the collaboration of these two universities would not only strengthen coordination among disciplines, but also boost Baltimore City's economy. The bill was recently debated in the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee.... Continue reading
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