Stacy Stube, B.S. '08, the fashion entrepreneur in residence at the University of Baltimore's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, says there are signs of progress in bringing back Baltimore's garment industry. More local designers and manufacturers are making fashion here, and Stube's Fashion Business Weekend is highly popular and growing.
Anais Hibbert, a student in the University of Baltimore's accounting program in the Merrick School of Business, was one of 103 minority college students to graduate from the 2018 American Institute of CPAs Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop. The program is aimed at diversifying the accounting profession and helping candidates succeed at obtaining the CPA license.
The University of Baltimore's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is joining other city sites to host a cohort of the Bet on Baltimore program, which supports high school students interested in entrepreneurship.
Three University of Baltimore scholars are sharing in a national award for a collaboratve project to create the GEOLOOM co>map, an online, interactive map of Baltimore City featuring arts and culture information. The Association of Public Data Users has given the project its 2018 APDU Data Viz Award, in the category of Research and Students.