Joyce P. Wheeler, a retired city public schools elementary teacher who made teaching science fun, died March 21 of complications of Alzheimer's disease at her family farm in Sequim, Wash. The former longtime Govans resident was 78.
Kathleen E. "Kitty" Tallent, who had multiple careers as a teacher, librarian and as a lay leader in the Sisters of Mercy, died Friday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 84.
Management of University Center, a multi-disciplinary educational, training and technology development campus in Aberdeen, is expected to change in the coming months, according to Harford County government, which owns the facility.
Anne McCloskey, who led the Loyola Maryland women's lacrosse team to its first NCAA Division I tournament appearance and served as an athletics administrator with the Greyhounds for nearly two decades, died Saturday after an illness. She was 87.
The Johns Hopkins University wants its own police department to address rising concerns about crime around its campuses. It would become the first private school in the state to have such a force and the idea is meeting with opposition.
Less than a week before children and adults all over the country will be donning costumes meant to transform them into someone (or something) else, the debate over what constitutes an offensive Halloween costume, and how much people should care, rages on.
A Cockeysville resident and middle school math teacher at Notre Dame Preparatory School, in Towson, will be honored by the National Catholic Educational Association this spring for her leadership, faith and commitment to learning.
It's difficult not to be captivated by Betty Walter. A razor wit, contagious laugh and engaging personality have made her a popular — and colorful — figure with a wide array of colleagues, former students, friends and admirers in the Towson area for nearly 50 years.
Roberta D. "Bertsie" Bleinberger, 94, a retired teacher of the disabled who was a local pioneer and principal at a private Baltimore County School, died of acute cardiac arrest Nov. 20 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
Joan Develin Coley of Westminster, was named president of Western Maryland College in 2000 and spearheaded the school's name change to McDaniel College in 2002. Saturday, Oct. 1, she was awarded the Jacob Albright Award from Albright College, the school's highest alumni honor.
The Women of the World festival, first launched in London in 2011, will be hosted at the Notre Dame of Maryland University campus Friday and Saturday for a two-day celebration filled with workshops, performances, talks and an inspiring lineup of speakers, and panelists, including Jude Kelly, the founder of WOW, Deborah Phelps, the director of the education foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools and mother of star Olympian Michael Phelps, and April Reign, creator of the viral hashtag
Margaret E. Dougherty, former editor of Maryland Magazine who sought to bring to its readers the beauty, diversity and history of the Maryland Free State, died Tuesday from complications of a stroke at College Manor Nursing Home in Lutherville. She was 96.
William P. Ellis, an actor who taught English, theater and drama at the Community College of Baltimore County, Essex, where he was a co-founder of Cockpit in Court Theatre, died June 25 from respiratory failure at his Homeland residence. He was 85.