Baltimore Collegetown Network, a nonprofit group that works to draw, have interaction and retain school college students in Baltimore, hosted its first Leaders in Higher Education reception April 19 at Baltimore Center Stage.
The gathering honored Dr. Freeman Hrabowski III, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s retiring president, welcomed Terrence M. Sawyer, J.D., the brand new president of Loyola University Maryland, and celebrated the collective efforts of presidency and college leaders over the previous two years. The reception additionally welcomed new school leaders and outlined a collaborative, community-focused agenda.
The Baltimore Collegetown Network brings 13 space schools and universities – together with almost 120,000 college students and $17 billion in financial exercise – right into a consortium that advantages every establishment and the area as a complete. The applications and providers Baltimore Collegetown gives carry new college students to the realm and construct connections throughout campuses that encourage college students to stay in the Baltimore area after receiving their levels.
Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott and Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski Jr., joined the gathering to honor Hrabowski for his management in greater training in Baltimore and in Maryland. In their remarks, each emphasised the significance of working collectively to advertise Baltimore as a area. They additionally thanked Collegetown for the constructive impression the group has on Baltimore metropolis and Baltimore County.