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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 construction of The Edward St. John Learning Center , located on the campus of McDonogh School in Owings Mills. The annual awards program recognizes Maryland-area general contracting companies for outstanding...

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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 top real estate firms valued at over $2 billion, to building a charitable foundation that has donated more than $58 million to charitable causes, to helping the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at UMMC achieve its strategic vision...

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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 will allow students to seamlessly work together, while moving lecterns will allow faculty to teach from multiple locations. The 186,415-square-foot building will also include nine labs in a new chemistry...

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Ribbon-Cutting Held For Edward St. John Student Center At McDonogh School

Owings Mills Patch Edward St. John (center), Founder and Chairman of St. John Properties, Inc., is surrounded by students of McDonogh School during last week's ribbon-cutting ceremony of the 72,000 square foot Edward St. John Student Center, a four-story structure featuring two dining halls that can accommodate 500 students, fine and performing arts studios, the Tuttle Gallery, a 171-seat lyceum and an updated infirmary. The building is the latest project completed by The McDonogh Forever Campaign, which was funded in-part through a gift from the Edward St. John Foundation, Inc.,...

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Edward St. John Donates $1 Million to New Shock Trauma Critical Care Tower at University of Maryland Medical Center

BALTIMORE, MD (October 3, 2013) – Business and community leader Edward St. John has pledged $1 million to the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) in support of the new Shock Trauma Critical Care Tower, scheduled to open this Fall. St. John, founder and chairman of St. John Properties, serves on the Board of Visitors of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. The current Shock Trauma Center opened in 1989 with a capacity for serving 3,500 patients each year, but now serves more than 8,600 annually. The new facility will allow greater capacity for serving patients with complex...

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Baltimore’s Biggest Philanthropists Reveal What Motivates Them

The Baltimore Sun  |  Jill Rosen Baltimore is home to some generous souls. There are those who give time, others who share their ideas and plenty of people willing to open their wallets. Over the years, a number of people have built reputations as philanthropists. Yet however publicly they give, their reasons for doing so are often strikingly personal. Here are a few of their stories: Edward St. John EdwardSt. John learned something about giving in college. When he was a senior, a freshman wanted his help campaigning to become class president. St. John worked hard and the...

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Edward St. John Named 2012 Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year by Association of Fundraising Professionals Marland Chapter

Edward St. John was named the 2012 Outstanding Philanthropist by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Maryland Chapter. Mr. St. John was  recognized during a November 16th, 2012 ceremony in Baltimore. Below is an excerpt from the event's program. Dr. Edward St. John brings to philanthropy the same commitment that helped him build one of the region’s largest and most successful commercial real estate firms. He has impacted the state economically through his successful company, as a leader through his public service, and philanthropically through his generosity. In...

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Ed St. John, left, Chairman and Founder of St. John Properties, receives an Honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from Dr. Wallace Loh, President of the University of Maryland. Edward St. John Awarded Honorary Doctor of Public Service from the University of Maryland at College Park

BALTIMORE, MD (June 8, 2012) -- Edward St. John, Chairman and Founder of St. John Properties, Inc., a Baltimore-based commercial real estate development company, was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Public Service by the University of Maryland at College Park during the school’s  May 20 commencement ceremony.  St. John earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University in 1961. “St. John’s business successes are only a small part of the incredibly productive life and career of this highly accomplished Terp,” stated Dr. Wallace Loh, President of the...

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Edward St. John Named 2012 Mount Saint Joseph High School Alumnus of the Year

Chairman and Founder of St. John Properties, Inc. is 1955 graduate of the Catholic college preparatory school in Baltimore   BALTIMORE (April 3, 2012) - Edward St. John, Founder and Chairman of the Board of the commercial real estate firm St. John Properties, Inc., has been given the 2012 Alumnus of the Year Award by Mount Saint Joseph High School, a Catholic college preparatory school in Baltimore. The award is presented annually by the Mount Saint Joseph Alumni Association to an alumnus who has distinguished himself in his profession or community by an outstanding deed or...

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Baltimore developer donates $10 million for high-tech classroom building at College Park

The Baltimore Sun | Childs Walker Baltimore developer Edward St. John has donated $10 million to the University of Maryland, College Park to help his alma mater build a new high-tech classroom building in the heart of campus. The proposed Edward St. John Teaching and Learning Center would offer 2,000 classroom seats and be used daily by one-third of the campus' undergraduates. It would address a serious shortage of modern classroom space on the state's flagship campus, said President Wallace D. Loh. "Instruction as we've known it for the last 20 or 30 years will be different with...