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UMUC Wins Telly and Communicator Awards for Ad and Video Production

July 20, 2016 | Gil Klein

The video production team in University of Maryland University College’s Marketing Department won prestigious Telly Awards for two of its television commercials featuring UMUC graduates.Continue Reading

Tags: Featured, News, Press Releases, Alumni, Current Students, Cyber Security

Florent Groberg’s Next Mission

July 12, 2016 | Gil Klein

This article appears as the cover story in the Spring 2016 edition of Achiever magazine. As Medal of Honor recipient Florent Groberg recovered from theContinue Reading

Tags: Achiever Magazine, Alumni, Current Students, Faculty, Military, Spotlight, Staff, Veterans

Witnessing Newark’s Artistic Renaissance

July 6, 2016 | Menachem Wecker

It was barely an hour past the crack of dawn on June 11, when a bus full of art lovers left the parking lot inContinue Reading

Tags: Arts, Alumni, Arts Program, Current Students, Faculty, Spotlight, Staff

UMUC Students Hailed at Naval Station Norfolk Commencement

June 22, 2016 | Bob Ludwig

“Long, but a worthwhile journey.” That’s how Jennifer Levine, who attended the combined commencement ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk on May 26, described her pathContinue Reading

Tags: News, Alumni, Commencement, Current Students, Faculty, Featured, Military, Staff, Veterans

Caregivers Awarded Pillars of Strength Scholarships

June 22, 2016 | Gil Klein

For Sandralee Jensen, the decision to apply for a Pillars of Strength Scholarship that would provide her free tuition to complete a master’s degree atContinue Reading

Tags: Events, Alumni, Current Students, Faculty, Military, Spotlight, Staff, Veterans

Rethinking the Transcript: The Next Step in Higher Ed Reform

June 15, 2016 | Gil Klein

UMUC is leading the charge to radically transform the transcript—the once venerable gold standard for confirming academic achievement—from a static document that lists the namesContinue Reading

Tags: News, Alumni, Current Students, Faculty, Featured, Prospective Students, Staff

Exhibit Turns Spotlight on Artist-Teachers

June 14, 2016 | Menachem Wecker

 In Joan Bevelaqua’s oil painting “Myth of Possession #4,” a black and gray dress, perhaps suspended from a hanger, dominates the canvas. Something wrapped inContinue Reading

Tags: Arts, Alumni, Current Students, Faculty, Spotlight, Staff

Courthouse Exhibit Is a Fusion of Artistic Diversity

June 14, 2016 | UMUC

Every artist has a unique style and narrative and embeds personal symbols in his or her work. The exhibit currently on display at the U.S.Continue Reading

Tags: Arts, Alumni, Current Students, Faculty, Staff

UMUC and National Volunteer Fire Council Establish Education Alliance

June 14, 2016 | Bob Ludwig

ADELPHI, Md. (June 14, 2016) — University of Maryland University College (UMUC) announced today that it has signed an agreement with the National Volunteer FireContinue Reading

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Take Me to the Pilot

June 14, 2016 | Gil Klein

Ronald Dean’s townhouse in Greenbelt, Maryland, is a museum of his Air Force service during the Vietnam War. The University of Maryland University College (UMUC)Continue Reading

Tags: Profiles, Alumni, Current Students, Faculty, Military, Prospective Students, Spotlight, Staff, Veterans

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