In Baltimore County
Community college names senior director for learning centers
HUNT VALLEY -- Jan Albert-Elliott was recently appointed senior director of the Community College of Baltimore County's off-campus learning centers at Hunt Valley and Owings Mills.
Albert-Elliott, who last year was interim president of the Dundalk campus of CCBC, will be responsible for coordinating learning and student development activities at the centers. One of her major objectives will be to develop strategies to encourage more students to take courses at the centers.
Albert-Elliott, who has had a long career with the CCBC system, was the Dundalk campus' first guidance counselor when it opened in 1971.
Board to seek opinions about new superintendent
TOWSON -- The county Board of Education has set up two community forums to gather opinions from residents about the type of person they want to be the school system's next superintendent.
The forums are set for 7: 30 p.m. to 8: 30 p.m. Oct. 27 at Loch Raven High School's auditorium, and 7: 30 p.m. to 8: 30 p.m. Oct. 28 at Milford Mill Academy's auditorium. Participants will be asked to complete a Leadership Profile Assessment form.
Other forums have been set up for Baltimore County school administrators, support personnel, teachers and PTA members. Information: 410-887-4126.
Discussion to be held on Baltimore manufacturing
TIMONIUM -- A "Points of View" breakfast discussion on manufacturing in the Baltimore region will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday at Holiday Inn Select on Greenspring Drive.
Former Republican Rep. Helen Delich Bentley, Dunbar Brooks of the Baltimore Metropolitan Council, Lois Yates of the Greater Baltimore Alliance and Bob Noble of Northrop Grumman Corp. will talk about the future of the region's manufacturing industry.
The breakfast, sponsored by the Regional Manufacturing Institute, costs $15.
In Baltimore City
Marian Wright Edelman to speak at synagogue
Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund, will deliver a Rabbi Morris Lieberman Lecture as part of the 1999-2000 series "Pursuing Justice in the New Millennium" at 8: 15 p.m. Oct. 22 at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, 7401 Park Heights Ave.
The event is being held in conjunction with the celebration of National Children's Sabbath and is free. Information: 410-764-1587.
Man fatally shot Sunday is identified by police
Craig Watkins, 23, of the 1400 block of Gusryan St. in O'Donnell Heights in Southeast Baltimore was identified by police yesterday as the man fatally shot Sunday night in East Baltimore.
Detective Danny C. Danzy said Watkins was shot once in the upper body about 8: 20 p.m. while driving his 1986 Acura Integra north in the 2000 block of Homewood Ave. The car drifted two blocks before crashing into a parked car. Watkins was pronounced dead at Johns Hopkins Hospital about 25 minutes later.
Danzy said a dispute with an unknown assailant was the motive for the shooting.