Edward St. John attends dedication ceremony of new UMD building named after him

The Diamondback  |  Angela Jacob About 250 guests, faculty and student volunteers gathered in the recently completed Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center on Thursday for the building’s dedication ceremony. Guests included Edward St. John himself, various members of his foundation and campus, city and state officials. The large lecture hall, which can seat […]

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Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center at the University of Maryland Will Transform the Classroom Experience

University of Maryland Dedicated today, the first new academic building constructed on McKeldin Mall in more than 50 years will serve as a national model of collaborative learning   COLLEGE PARK, Md.,May 11, 2017 — The University of Maryland dedicated the new Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center today, named for Baltimore-based developer, philanthropist […]

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UMD’s new biz center is getting creative with classroom layout

Technical.ly /Baltimore | Stephen Babcock A Baltimore developer’s name adorns a new University of Maryland building that’s looking to break with traditional lecture models and encourage entrepreneurship. The Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center, which was officially dedicated in College Park on Thursday, has a mix of classrooms and teaching labs. The TERP (Teach, […]

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Building a Commitment to Learning and Teaching

TERP  | Veronica Meinhard St. John Center Opens With Grand Ambitions for How Classrooms Work   When Edward St. John enrolled at the University of Maryland 60 years ago this fall, he remembers classes following a formula: A professor lectured to a room of hundreds of students. Those students listened. The end. Faculty or students […]

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Living Classrooms celebrates new school building in Harbor East

The Baltimore Sun  |  Erica L. Green A top-rated charter school is celebrating its move from temporary trailers to a new state-of-the-art building in Harbor East. The Living Classrooms Foundation announced the completion of its new campus, which will house The Crossroads School, on South Caroline Street near Harbor East. The building, made possible by […]

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The Mullan Contracting Company Captures “Award of Excellence” for the Edward St. John Learning Center at McDonogh School from Associated Builders and Contractors

The Mullan Contracting Company The Mullan Contracting Company Captures “Award of Excellence” for the Edward St. John Learning Center at McDonogh School from Associated Builders and Contractors The Mullan Contracting Company has won an “Award of Excellence” from the Baltimore Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) in its 2015 awards competition, for the […]

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Altruism Abounds

UMD Impact  |  Fall 2014 Renowned leader lends time and resources to Shock Trauma Center   “Put others first,” this motto has long served as a driving force behind visionary business leader and philanthropist Edward St. John. It has continued to inspire him throughout every phase of his remarkable career—from founding one of the country’s […]

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Teaching Center Seeks “A” in Innovation

TERP Construction will begin in June on the Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center, designed to be a national model of collaborative learning. Its 13 classrooms, along with other small-group spaces, will feature technology including video projection and capture for Web streaming, distance learning and audiovisual recording. In the ultra-modern lecture halls, wheeled chairs […]

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