President Kurtinitis named an “Icon” by The Daily Record

Nov 05, 2018

The Daily Record has selected CCBC President Sandra Kurtinitis as a 2018 Icon Honors recipient. Winners will be profiled in a special publication inserted into the Dec. 18 issue of The Daily Record and available online at

Established in 2017, Icon Honors recognizes Maryland business leaders, over the age of 60, for their notable success and demonstration of strong leadership within and outside their fields. The honorees have moved their businesses and the state of Maryland forward by growing jobs and making a difference in the community.

To be eligible for Icon Honors, honorees must have a long-standing commitment to the Maryland business community and significant professional accomplishments through innovation and leadership. Honorees must also be champions of their industries and demonstrate a sustained commitment to community service. They may be in the workforce or retired and must hold or have held senior management-level positions with significant authority in decision-making for their organization.

President Kurtinitis is an experienced and respected educator, administrator and author. Beginning her presidency at CCBC in 2005, Dr. Kurtinitis has served as a community college professional for more than 50 years and remains a dynamic leader and a tireless supporter of community colleges and their mission. Most recently she was named among The Daily Record’s Most Admired CEOs.

"This year's Icon Honors recipients are truly leaders in their profession and have been for many years. They are 60 years of age or better and represent a level of professional achievement and community awareness and action that is truly remarkable," said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, publisher of The Daily Record. "They are role models and mentors, and the up-and-coming generation wants to emulate them. The Daily Record is pleased to recognize this year's Icon Honors recipients for their stellar achievements."

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