September 6 Signing Ceremony to Launch Prince George’s 3D Scholars Program Enabling High School Students to Earn Bachelor’s Degree for $10,000 or Less

MEDIA ADVISORY

A Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony will finalize commitments made between PGCPS, PGCC and UMUC at the start of the new school year for the inaugural class of 18 Prince George’s 3D Scholars. The three institutions created this pilot scholarship program to provide a pathway for high-achieving high school students to earn dual enrollment credits toward an associate’s degree at PGCC, before transferring to UMUC to earn a bachelor’s degree for a total cost of $10,000 or less.Continue Reading

UMUC Ventures: A New Way of Fulfilling Our Public Mission

University of Maryland University College is in process of creating a transformative new business model, approved by the University System of Maryland in 2015, that sets the institution on a path to sustainable growth while fulfilling its public mission. The foundation of this new model is UMUC Ventures, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit supporting organization created in 2016 to generate new revenue streams that will serve to hold down costs for UMUC students.Continue Reading

UMUC and the VA Forge New Relationship to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Federal Workforce

University of Maryland University College and the Veterans Administration solidified their long history of cooperation on July 10, when they signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop coordinated initiatives and perform student outreach activities that will promote diversity and inclusion in the federal workforce.Continue Reading

Danielle Kelly and Taylor Morris are Partners in Love, Sacrifice and Triumph.

Scholarship Recipient Update

On May 3, 2012, Danielle Kelly received the news that the man she loved, U.S. Navy Petty Officer Taylor Morris, was badly injured when an improvised explosive device detonated beneath him while he was serving in Afghanistan as an explosive ordnance disposal technician. In the blast, Morris lost both legs at the knee, his left arm at the elbow, and his right hand. Continue Reading