Main StAR Kick Off

It’s no secret that Westminster, Maryland is a town rich with historical significance and antique beauty. But have you ever wondered what it may have looked like before the city, like the rest of America, was reshaped by the fast-moving, modern character of the twenty-first century? With MainStAR, or the Main Street Augmented Reality project, we no longer have to wonder.

Register Now for MAGIC's 4th Capture the Flag

On Saturday, November 4th, 2017 from 11am-4pm MAGIC will host its 4th Capture the Flag (CTF 004) competition. MAGIC’s CTF 004 is a cybersecurity, ethical hacking competition for entry-level participants. The entire event will be live streamed from the main arena located at the Community Media Center of Carroll County in Westminster, MD. This event is bigger than previous events as multiple remote locations, such as the Imagination Station in Wilson, NC, the C. Burr Artz Library in Frederick, MD, and the Washington County Free Library in Hagerstown, MD.  

Wack: Entrepreneurs vital to sustainable economic growth

If you drive down Rt. 140 toward Reisterstown, you may see a billboard on the right showing the winners of the Chamber of Commerce’s recent Carroll Biz Challenge. Three McDaniel students put together a startup called BookSwap, and theirs is a success story for the future.  

MAGIC Wins Point Breeze Credit Union Community Care Challenge

MAGIC Wins Point Breeze Credit Union Community Care Challenge

Point Breeze Credit Union is proud to announce the winner of its Community Care Challenge. Carroll County non-profit MAGIC, has been awarded $10,000 to support its new Smart Home project. Smart Home will provide innovative, in-home healthcare monitoring, analysis and alert services, which will benefit residents in two homes. The project will provide improvements to the quality of life for Carroll County adults with disabilities.

MAGIC announces winners from 3rd Capture the Flag Ethical Hacking cybersecurity competition

MAGIC announces winners from 3rd Capture the Flag Ethical Hacking cybersecurity competition

MAGIC held its third cybersecurity competition on April 22nd at the Community Media Center in Westminster, MD. Over 50 students competed in two divisions in two locations in a timed competition solving a wide range of cybersecurity problems in a “jeopardy” style format. Uniquely positioned as an entry level beginner competition, the program is growing rapidly and involved students from three counties and eight educational institutions.

MAGIC Hackathon connects young programmers to job opportunities

MAGIC Hackathon connects young programmers to job opportunities

MAGIC, the economic development non-profit organization focused on technology and broadband infrastructure in Westminster, MD is pleased to announce that the recent Carroll County Hackathon, jointly sponsored by MAGIC, McDaniel College, Carroll Community College, and ByteLion, has placed participants into internships and part time jobs as a result of their performance during the Hackathon.