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Visit Ventures online for added content, including videos, photos, blog posts, and more! Ventures is published four times each year by Stevenson University for its stu- dents, faculty, staff, alumni, friends, and benefactors. No part of this publication may be reproduced in print or digital form without prior permission from the publisher. President Elliot Hirshman, Ph.D. Chair, Board of Trustees James B. Stradtner, CFA Vice President, University Advancement Stevenson W. Close, Jr. ice President, Marketing and Digital V Communications and Publisher John A. Buettner Editor Sherry E. Bithell Design Atsuko O. Biars The Stevenson University Concert Band playing under the direction of Mark Lortz, Interim Director of Music, Director of Bands, and Assistant Professor of Music. Contributors Daniel M. Birzak, Chip Burkey, Cierra B. Colón, Alison Cuomo, Samantha Brooke Murray, Ashley N. Reese, Tiffany Reese, Greg Royce Advancing the Mission Contributors Judith G. Jackson, Allison C. Humphries, Office of University Advancement Photography Maximilian Franz, Aaron S. Harris, Nora J. Long, Sabina Moran, Dan C. Siebenhaar, SU Photography Interns, Office of University Advancement Questions or comments about this issue? Please contact: Sherry E. Bithell, AVP, Marketing Communications Stevenson University 100 Campus Circle Owings Mills, Maryland 21117 443-352-4483 Please visit for the latest news about the University. Ventures News for alumni and friends of Stevenson University Vol. 37 | No. 4 | Summer 2017