Press Releases

Rise of the College Student-Success Scientists

UMUC's Center for Innovation in Learning and Student Success is convening a summit of more than 200 higher education institutions to discuss the use of analytics to help students successfully transfer from community college to four-year institutions.
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UMUC Launches Community Dialogue on Report Suggesting New Business Model

President Javier Miyares Shares Recommendations of Outside Business Leaders, Says UMUC Will Not Leave University System of Maryland and Will Not Become a For-Profit Institution
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UMUC Student Speakers Highlight Commencement Weekend

University of Maryland University College celebrated its 2014 stateside commencement with three ceremonies at the Comcast Center in College Park, Md., May 17 and 18.
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USM Chancellor William E. Kirwan Announces he will Step Down after 50-Year Public Higher Education Career

"It has been a tremendous honor and privilege to lead the state of Maryland's public higher education system," says Chancellor Kirwan, as his storied 12-year career at the helm of the University System of Maryland winds down.
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UMUC Cybersecurity Professor Honored for Teaching Excellence by University System of Maryland Board of Regents

Graduate School Cybersecurity Department Professor Patrick W. Fitzgibbons has received a coveted 2014 University System of Maryland (USM) Regents' Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching.
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U.S. Reps. Steny Hoyer and Elijah Cummings, Maj. Gen. Roderick Isler to Deliver Keynote Addresses at UMUC Commencement Ceremonies May 17-18

UMUC celebrates its 2014 stateside commencement with three ceremonies at the Comcast Center in College Park on May 17-18.
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Waldorf Center for Higher Education Celebrates 15th Anniversary

UMUC and the College of Southern Maryland today celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Waldorf Center.
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University of Maryland University College is Presenting and Exhibiting at ASTD 2014 Conference

UMUC, a leader in distance and online education, is conducting a presentation and panel discussion and exhibiting at the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) 2014 International Conference and Exposition in Washington, D.C.
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