Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Selects Stevenson School of the Sciences Dean Susan Gorman as 2014 Distinguished Women Honoree

April 15, 2014 7 AM

Stevenson University’s Susan Thompson Gorman, Ph.D., Dean of the School of the Sciences, will be one of five Baltimore women to be receive 2014 Distinguished Women honors from the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland. She will be honored at the organization’s annual philanthropic event, the Distinguished Women’s Award Reception, April 24 at the Baltimore Country Club. Each of the honorees was selected for their outstanding professional and civic accomplishments.

Gorman, the founding dean of the School of the Sciences, is being recognized for her passion for STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education and her visionary leadership, which have taken Stevenson’s natural, applied, and health science programs to new levels. Gorman’s transformational initiatives include securing Stevenson as Maryland’s affiliate university for Project Lead The Way Biomedical Sciences Program and the Academy of Health Professions in partnership with the Maryland State Department of Education. She also established the University’s Office of Research Development with funding from the National Institutes of Health and launched the Reef Ball Project with the support of the Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment.

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