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Maryland Matters
July 18th, 2023
Moore appoints a nearly entire new membership for Maryland Higher Education Commission

Fox 45 News
May 24th, 2023
CollegeBound Foundation preparing rising seniors

CollegeBound Foundation Newsletter
May 18th, 2023
2023 Spring-Summer Newsletter

Press Release
May 18th, 2023
Distinguished Alumni Award and CollegeBound Scholar of the Year

WBAL NBC 11 News
May 10th, 2023
More students turn to apprenticeship programs amid rising costs of college

McDaniel College
March 30th, 2023
Fox 45 News – Five Baltimore City High School seniors surprised with full-tuition scholarships
WMAR ABC 2 News – McDaniel College awards five students with full ride scholarships
WJZ CBS 13 News – McDaniel College awards full-tuition scholarships to deserving Baltimore students
WBAL NBC 11 News –  McDaniel College, CollegeBound Foundation surprise 5 Baltimore students with full scholarships

Fox 45 News
March 20th, 2023
Preparing for college in the Fall

Orioles’ $5 Million Pledge to CollegeBound
January 17th, 2023
MASN.com – O’s make $5 million donation to CollegeBound Foundation; Angelos repeats team isn’t moving
Baltimore Banner – John Angelos commits $5 million to CollegeBound but bats away Orioles questions in testy exchange
Baltimore Sun – Orioles make $5 million pledge to support Baltimore students; John Angelos bristles at questions about family ownership’s future
MBL.com – Orioles Announce Long-Term Reinvestment in Baltimore
WBAL NBC 11 News – Orioles pledge $5M for scholarships, internships for CollegeBound students
WMAR ABC 2 News – Orioles announce $5M pledge to city’s CollegeBound Foundation
WJZ CBS 13 News – Baltimore Orioles to gift $5 million to CollegeBound foundation, CEO announces

CollegeBound Foundation Newsletter
December 2nd, 2022
2022 Fall-Winter Newsletter

Press Release
November 7th, 2022
20th annual College Awareness Month celebration at the National Aquarium this November 10th

WBAL NBC 11 News
October 12th, 2022
Counselors encourage college-bound students to fill out FAFSA application

Baltimore Sun – Op Ed
September 23rd, 2022
Making college affordable will take more than Biden’s loan-forgiveness plan

Press Release
July 12th, 2022
2022 CollegeBound Foundation Scholars Luncheon Press Release

Press Release
June 28th, 2022
Ravens Announce Inaugural Class Of Ozzie Newsome Scholarship Recipients

Baltimore Banner
June 20th, 2022
CollegeBound Foundation expanding completion program to get more Baltimore scholars through college

ModernCampus.com
June 20th, 2022
Texting Increased Students’ Likelihood of Enrolling by up to 46%

Fox 45 News
May 31st, 2022
Preparing students for high school and beyond

Press Release
May 16th, 2022
CollegeBound Foundation to host two free college prep seminars for City Schools students and families

McDaniel College
April 4th, 2022
Five Baltimore City high school seniors surprised with full-tuition scholarships to McDaniel

WJZ CBS 13 News
April 4th, 2022
5 Baltimore students surprised with full-tuition scholarships

WBAL NBC 11 News
April 4th, 2022
5 Baltimore students surprised with full-tuition scholarships

WMAR ABC 2 News
April 4th, 2022
McDaniel College offering full tuition scholarships for top students in Baltimore

Fox 45 News
December 1st, 2021
The CollegeBound Foundation hosts a community workshop

CollegeBound Foundation Newsletter
November 30th, 2021
2021 Fall-Winter Newsletter

CollegeBound Foundation Newsletter
August 18th, 2021
2021 Spring-Summer Newsletter

Press Release
July 12, 2021
33rd Annual CollegeBound Scholars’ Luncheon

Baltimore Sun
June 5th, 2021
Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti and his wife, Renee, donate $4.4 million to create ‘Ozzie Newsome Scholars’ program for Baltimore City students – Baltimore Sun

ESPN.com
June 5th, 2021
Baltimore Ravens owener Steve Bisciotti honors ex-GM Ozzie Newsome with $4M gift for scholarships at Maryland HBCUs

WBAL TV 11 News
March 27th, 2021
McDaniel, local organization made surprise scholarship house calls to incoming students

Maryland Matters
March 6th, 2021
Equality, Opportunity and the Return on Investment of a College Education by CollegeBound Board Chair Alicia Wilson

CollegeBound Foundation Newsletter
November 4th, 2020
2020 Fall Newsletter

CollegeBound Foundation Newsletter
September 15th, 2020
Fall College Connector Newsletter for High School Scholars

CollegeBound Foundation Newsletter
July 16th, 2020
2020 Summer Edition Newsletter

CollegeBound Foundation Newsletter
April 8th, 2020
2020 COVID-19 Newsletter

Fox 45 News
February 1st, 2020
CHAMPION OF COURAGE| Baltimore native creates mentoring program to help college students

CollegeBound Foundation Newsletter
December 16th, 2019
2019 Fall & Winter Newletter

Maryland Matters
November 1st, 2019
Like College Tours, But For Kids Who Want an Alternative

WBAL-TV 11
October 30th, 2019
Baltimore high school students get peek at careers in trades

Baltimore Business Journal
September 20-26,2019
2019 Best in Finance CFO – CollegeBound’s Jill Hecklinger​

Baltimore Sun
September 12th, 2019
Baltimore Poly’s Marquise O’Neal named Ravens High Coach of the Week

Washington Post
August 7th, 2019
These Baltimore teens’ summer job: boosting their SAT scores

Baltimore Sun
July 27th, 2019
How to help teens headed to college

WBAL-TV 11
July 26th, 2019
CollegeBound helps Baltimore students reach higher education

Baltimore Sun
July 25th, 2019
These Baltimore teens’ summer job: boosting their SAT scores

Press Release
July 24, 2019
31st Annual CollegeBound Scholars’ Luncheon

Press Release
June 21st, 2019
Ravens Announce 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Baltimore Sun
June 19th, 2019
CollegeBound’s Board Chair Alicia Wilson joins Johns Hopkins as Vice President

Press Release
June 18th, 2019
2019 CollegeBound Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

Baltimore Sun
June 12th, 2019
‘The American dream — except it’s real’: Baltimore student who immigrated from Mexico heads to Ivy League

Baltimore Sun
June 11th, 2019
Baltimore’s $2.9 Billion budget would open all city rec centers on Saturdays

Forbes.com
January 27th, 2019
Meet the Black Millennial Lawyer Making Michelle Obama More Accessible to Baltimore Youth

Fox 45 News
January 21st, 2019
Adriana Rosas with CollegeBound, discusses how students can apply for a college scholarship

The Daily Record
December 4th, 2018
CollegeBound welcomes new board members

Fox 45 News
November 18th, 2018
Baltimore City college bound students attend Michelle Obama book tour in D.C.

Press Release
July 27th, 2018
30th Annual CollegeBound Scholars’ Luncheon

Fox 45 News
July 25th, 2018
Getting Ready to Celebrate 30 years of the CollegeBound Foundation

Press Release
June 19th, 2018
Ravens Announce 2018 Scholarship Recipients

The Daily Record
May 30th, 2018
Paying it forward to high school students

Press Release
May 10th, 2018
Independent Report Highlights CollegeBound’s Effectiveness

Press Release
March 19th, 2018
CollegeBound — Jeanne Hitchcock

Press Release
November 27th, 2017
2017 Scholarship Season Opens December 1st

Baltimore Business Journal
July 21st, 2017
Kevin Plank tells recent city high school graduates they are ‘just getting started’

Press Release
July 18th, 2017
CollegeBound Foundation to Host 29th Annual Scholars’ Luncheon

On Time on CBS Baltimore (WJZ)
June 25th, 2017
CollegeBound Foundation

Press Release
March 24, 2017
Jasmine Burrell from Green Street Academy Wins 2017 Scholar of the Year from CollegeBound Foundation

On Time on CBS Baltimore (WJZ)
January 1, 2017
Marcus Washington talks with David LaNore and Qiana Cheatham from the CollegeBound Foundation. 

The 74
November 3, 2016
As Education Advocate Michelle Obama Leaves White House, What’s Role for the Next First Spouse?

Press Release
August 4, 2016
B-Power: Paving the Way for a Stronger Baltimore

Baltimore Sun
July 25, 2016
Kevin Plank donates $1 million to Baltimore’s CollegeBound Foundation

Press Release
July 22, 2016
CollegeBound Announces $1 Million Gift!

Baltimore Sun
May 18, 2016
CollegeBound receives $3.5 million donation for more resources for Baltimore students

Press Release
May 17, 2016
CollegeBound Announces $3.5 Million Gift!

Op-Ed
City Schools’ Students Give Us Hope
April 29, 2015

National Public Radio – Education Desk
March 4, 2016
Fixing The Freshman Year: Here’s What College Sophomores Say

Maryland Daily Record – CollegeBound Alumni Profile
October 20, 2015
Brandon Scott, Baltimore City Councilman, 2nd District

Baltimore Sun
October 13, 2015
In return visit, Cummings brings job, mentoring resources to Forest Park students

Baltimore Law
Fall, 2015
Giving Their All: UB Law Alumni Make a Difference in Baltimore

Maryland Daily Record
July 17, 2015
27th Annual CollegeBound Scholars’ Luncheon is Organization’s Biggest Celebration Yet

CBS Baltimore (WJZ)
July 5, 2015
“On Time” Interviews CollegeBound Executive Director Cassie Motz and CollegeBound Advisor Natasha Blake

CNN
May 2, 2015
Baltimore teen: ‘Are we human?’

Press Release
March 4, 2015
CollegeBound Welcomes Four New Board Members 

Maryland Daily Record
February 26, 2015
CollegeBound Executive Director Cassie Motz included in 2015 Top 100 Women in Maryland.

Marketplace – National Public Radio (NPR)
January 28, 2015
CollegeBound specialist Terri Williams speaks with Marketplace reporter Amy Scott on the pending FAFSA simplification bill.

Press Release
December 4, 2014
CollegeBound Announces Commitment to Expand College Access at White House Event

Maryland Public Television – You Can Afford College
November 24, 2014
CollegeBound Associate Program Director Emmanuel Manu discusses college access with host Yolanda Vazquez.

Baltimore Fishbowl
November 7, 2014
Freeman Hrabowski Talks About What College Means to Him

Press Release
November 6, 2014
CollegeBound Launches New Video Series, Hosts Awards Ceremony, to Support Baltimore City Public Schools’ College Awareness Month

WBAL TV
November 6, 2014
CollegeBound Foundation preps high school seniors

Maryland Daily Record – CollegeBound Alumni Profiles
October, 2014 
Chaz Arnett,  Maryland Office of the Public Defender
Amber N. Nolley, Circuit Court for Baltimore City
Alicia L. Wilson, Gordon Feinblatt LLC

Press Release
July 2, 2014
CollegeBound Executive Director Appointed as New Regent at University System of Maryland 

Press Release
July 1, 2014
CollegeBound Adds Urban Scholars Program

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