Higher Education in Maryland
Financial Aid
Career and Workforce Education
Publications
Press Room

> Legislative Testimony
Press Releases
> 2009
> 2008
> 2007
> 2006

Higher Education Accomplishments
Preparing for College
Online Services
For Students and Parents
> Financial Aid Applications
> Education Opportunities
> Academic Common Market
> Career Training
> MD CAPS (Student Inquiry)
> Advisor Tools
> Student Outreach Kit
> Veterans Benefits
> "Money for College" Events
> Student Guide to Transfer
> Guia para estudiantes (pdf)
For Counselors
>   Planning & Academic Affairs
> Colleges & Universities
> Education Search
> Academic Approval Process
> Programs Under Review
> Research
> Institutional Grants
> MD Fire-Rescue Education
> Career Training
For Counselors
>   Who We Are
> Contact Us
> Meetings
> State Plan for Higher Ed
> Office for Civil Rights Report 
> Advisory Council
Interagency Initiatives 
Base Realignment & Closure
Higher Education in Maryland


January 2009 Press Release

 

 

For immediate release: January 26, 2009                                          Media Contact: Christopher Falkenhagen
                                                                                                                     Communications: (410) 260-4511

 

 

Former MHEC Student Commissioner Now Serving in Congress



ANNAPOLIS, MD (January 26, 2009) – Frank Kratovil, Jr., a former student member of the Maryland Higher Education Commission, recently began his first term in the United States House of Representatives.

Kratovil, formerly a Queen Anne’s County’s State’s Attorney, represents Maryland’s First District. The State’s First District encompasses the entire Eastern Shore as well as Baltimore and Harford counties.

Governor Martin O’Malley was a strong supporter of Congressman Kratovil’s campaign.

“I believe having a former MHEC student commissioner serving in Congress is a great honor for MHEC,” Higher Education Secretary James E. Lyons, Sr., said. “Through the years, our student commissioner has brought a unique voice to the table. Not only can they vote, they can make motions or second them. The student commissioner also has the first-hand knowledge of what challenges directly face the student bodies at our outstanding two- and four-year public and independent institutions and community colleges. I wish Congressman Kratovil all the best.”

The Maryland Higher Education Commission is a 12-member coordinating board responsible for establishing statewide policies for Maryland public and independent colleges and universities and private career schools. It serves as an advocate for more than 326,000 college students in Maryland, for the State and its needs, and for business and industry in Maryland.

 


####

Hours of Operation:  Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM  |  Back to top  |  (PDF) Links require Adobe Acrobat Reader