Thursday, October 13, 2005
Panel to Discuss Education
The Prince George's County Young Democrats present "Fixing What's Wrong, Doing What's Right: Education," at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Prince George's Room of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union building at the University of Maryland at College Park.
State Del. Joanne C. Benson (D-Prince George's); county school board Chairman Beatrice P. Tignor; Brittney Davis, student member of the school board; Helena Nobles-Jones, principal of Charles H. Flowers High School; and Nate Thomas of the Young Democrats of Maryland will be panelists. Audience members will be invited to submit questions; panelists will respond at the end of the program.
Business School to Expand
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is set to enlarge its home in Van Munching Hall. Groundbreaking for a new annex that will add 38,000 square feet will take place next summer. The project is scheduled to be completed in October 2007.
The annex will feature offices and classrooms. The project is being financed with state and private funds.
-- Compiled by YAWANDALE BIRCHETT- THOMPSON
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