Now in its fifth year, Startup Maryland's "Pitch Across Maryland" bus tour will stop for a rally and business pitch session at UB on Sept. 21. Are you an entrepreneur? Come pitch your best ideas and concepts for new businesses, and be heard by some of the state's most successful business leaders.
The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business tied with 33 other institutions from across the country in the 2017 U.S. News Best College rankings, in the category of "Best Undergraduate Business Programs."
Five employees from the City of Baltimore will receive full scholarships to attend the University of Baltimore through the University's City Fellows program. The effort, developed by UB with the support of Baltimore's Office of the Mayor, offers master's-level courses in business administration and public administration, as well as undergraduate-level courses in business and information systems and technology management.
Eusebio Scornavacca, associate professor of management information systems in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business and a world-renowned expert on mobile information systems and digital transformation, has been named the University's Parsons Professor for Digital Communication, Commerce and Culture. The professorship is funded by Bob Parsons, B.S. '75, D.H.L. '08, founder of website hosting and domain registry giant Go Daddy and founder and CEO of Yam Worldwide, Inc.
The National Urban League's 2016 Small Business Matters Entrepreneurship Summit, held in Baltimore on Aug. 6, gave awards to two from UB: Takia Ross, B.A. '11, won $10,000 for her presentation on her start-up business, Pretty Mobile. Monique Reid, a student in UB's entrepreneurship program, earned $5,000 for her business, Advanced Laboratory Services.