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Alpha Sigma Lambda Society Induction

From left to right: Letitia Ridgely Shirey, Diana Hoffman, Edward Gardner, Michelle Kinna, Cinthia Raez, and Dorothy Carbo Not pictured: Elena Bane, Julie Bondar, Katherine Gonzales, Nathan Poffenbarger, and Jennifer Swope

The Center for Professional and Continuing Studies in Frederick hosted its annual Alpha Sigma Lambda Society Induction Ceremony on Sunday, April 15, 2012. Eleven adult students were recognized for their special achievements in academic excellence while facing the competing interests of home and work. Family and friends were present to hear inspiring words from guest speaker Professor Mary Beth Graham, Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Bolte School of Business at the Mount. Janene Horne, the professional studies academic advisor, presented certificates and society pins to the inductees.

First class of graduates for Project Management Certificate

Pictured from left to right:
Paul Mahata, adjunct professor; Kelly Casazza; Curtis Younkins; Christopher Elder; Drita Tibbs; and Frank Eichorn, Project Management Department Chair. Graduates not pictured: Jeffrey Green and William Naille.

On January 16, 2012, the Bolte School of Business recognized the achievement of the first group of six students to complete our fifteen graduate credit post-baccalaureate certificate program.  At an evening ceremony at our Frederick Campus, the students were presented with a certificate of program completion.

Ed Nolan, W2W Advisor

Ed Nolan, Academic Advisor for the Warrior to Workforce (W2W) Program.

New Year brings New Advisor and Unique Program to the Mount
In early January, a cohort of 23 wounded veterans of the U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force, began an undergraduate-level business program through a unique partnership with Mount St. Mary’s and, specifically, the University’s Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business. The University will provide instruction over three years for the Warriors to Workforce (W2W) program developed by the Acquisition Academy of the Veterans Administration. Through this program, the VA and the University will educate and prepare returning veterans for a career as acquisition, contract, and procurement specialists....Click here to read more.

Harry Coffey, MHA Instructor

Harry Coffey
Adjunct Instructor
Master of Health Administration

Harry Coffey has been working in the healthcare industry since 1973.  He started as an assistant comptroller in a small community hospital in Rhode Island and entered the U.S. Navy while studying at The George Washington University for his masters.  After 25 years in the Navy as a Medical Service Corps Officer, he ended up as the Deputy Medical Inspector General.  For the past 12 years he has worked for the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, the DynPort Vaccine Company, and currently for the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command at Fort Detrick....Click here to read more.

Student Appreciation Week logo

October 11-14, 2011
The Frederick Campus hosted its first Student Appreciation Week appreciation for our Fall II students who go about their busy day then diligently come to class for the evening. Pizza and sandwiches were available before classes started. The week ended with Happy Hour at Greene Turtle on Carroll Creek.

New MHA Opening Reception
From left to right: Dr. William G. Forgang, Dean of the Bolte School of Business; Rev. J. Daniel Mindling, MHA Professor; Deborah Powell, Director of Graduate and Adult Business Programs; Dr. Ed Dolan, Director of the MHA Program; and Geoffrey Seidel, MHA Instructor; welcomed the first cohort of students at an Opening Ceremony on August 29, 2011 at the Frederick Campus.

Beginning August 2011, Mount St. Mary’s University will offer a Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at the University’s Frederick Center for Professional and Continuing Studies. Approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission and developed by the Richard J. Bolte Sr., School of Business, the graduate program will serve the fast-growing health care industry.

According to Dr. William Forgang, Dean of the Bolte School of Business, “The need for strong decision-making skills and ethical leadership in health care has never been greater.  This program aims to meet that pressing need.”  The student base for the new program is expected to be drawn from area hospitals, medical practices, insurance companies, pharmaceutical firms, life science and biotech firms, and the health-related activities within Fort Detrick. The MHA degree will also serve individuals wishing to enter the increasingly complex health field....Click here to read more.

Community Ambassadors at Celebrate Frederick event

Recognizing the challenges presented by expanded and expensive advertising channels, the Frederick staff devised a new outreach program. Volunteers have been recruited to attend area events, man tables at a wide range of community activities, and for service on a variety of committees. These volunteers will serve as “community ambassadors” for Mount St. Mary's University. The goal of the program is to increase awareness of the Frederick Center and the programs offered there, and to increase enrollment in those programs....Click here to read more.

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