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Posts Tagged ‘higher education’

Center For American Progress 10th Anniversary Policy Conference, October 24th, 2013

Washington, D.C. Good afternoon. Thank you, Neera, for that kind introduction. And congratulations to you, and to John, and to everyone who’s been associated with CAP or encouraging CAP for the last 10 years. CAP’s work over the last 10 years has shown us the way forward. It is the way to a future of  Read the Rest…

Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration Annual Conference, October 10th, 2013

“Each of us can work to change a small portion of events. It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped.” – Robert F. Kennedy As Prepared for Delivery Thank you very, very much. It is an honor to be here with you. This is a very exciting time  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Announces $5.5 Million in Early College, Digital Learning Grantees, September 18th, 2013

Investments to support cutting-edge education programs ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today announced the first recipients of $5.5 million in total grants from two funds—the Digital Learning Innovation Fund and the Early College Innovation Fund—designed to promote programs that prepare students for jobs in the 21st Century economy. “In Maryland, we must ensure that our educators  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on Administration’s Commitment to Affordable College, February 28th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – This afternoon, Governor Martin O’Malley attended a rally hosted by the University System of Maryland Student Council supporting the Administration’s FY2014 budget that keeps college affordable for more families and makes investments to support innovation at Maryland’s colleges and universities. The Governor issued the following statement on the Administration’s continued commitment to affordable  Read the Rest…

Founder’s Day Convocation at Morgan State University, November 8th, 2012

Baltimore, MD It’s wonderful to be with you to honor this great university and to reflect a little bit on its founding. This innovative, forward-looking institution of higher learning is very important, especially right now at this exciting time in our country’s history. Ranked first in the nation for the number of Fulbright Scholars among  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on the Dream Act, November 6th, 2012

BALTIMORE, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today released the following statement on the Dream Act: “Marylanders – guided by our belief in the dignity of every individual – have chosen to make the dream of a college education a reality for every child. In order to expand opportunity, we’ve chosen to hold down the costs  Read the Rest…

Update on Special Session, April 24th, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications This morning, the Governor had a productive meeting with Senate President Miller and House Speaker Busch. After, the press caught up with the Governor. We wanted to share the audio with you. Click here to listen.

Governor Martin O’Malley Delivers Inaugural Address, January 19th, 2011

ANNAPOLIS, MD (January 19, 2011)–  Governor Martin O’Malley delivered his inaugural address today after being sworn-in for a second term as Maryland’s Governor.  Joined with him in front of Maryland’s State House were members of the Governor’s family, Lt. Governor Anthony Brown and his family, members of Maryland’s Congressional delegation, State leaders, Maryland’s County Executives, members  Read the Rest…

Physical Sciences Building Groundbreaking, May 24th, 2010

University of Maryland College Park May 24, 2010 (As Prepared) I love visiting the University of Maryland. I often speak with CEOs of companies from around our country and world to convince them to bring jobs and opportunity here to Maryland. Without exception, this University is always one of our best selling points. The mission  Read the Rest…

Higher Education Investment Fund – Tuition Stabilization and Funding (2010), March 1st, 2010

Establishes a Tuition Stabilization Trust Account to stabilize costs for resident undergraduate students and makes permanent certain distribution of tax revenues to the Higher Education Investment Fund.