Six city employees are recognized in first UB college fellows program


Six city employees pursuing graduate degrees in business administration, criminal justice and public administration were recognized yesterday as the charter class of the University of Baltimore Fellows Program.

The program, developed by the university and Mayor Martin O'Malley, offers full scholarships to help further the career and educational goals of "up-and-coming" city employees.

The scholarship recipients are: Jacinta L. Brown, an accountant with the Commission on Aging and Retirement Education; Ann Elliott, citizen involvement coordinator for the Circuit Court's Community Services Division; James M. Fischer, Fire Department fiscal official; Bernita Y. Kittrell, employees retirement systems account systems analyst; Marc Riccardo Partee, Police Department detective; and Alphonso Tucker, a superintendent in the Bureau of Solid Waste.

They are required to continue full-time work while enrolled, and commit to two years of city employment after the program.

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