Broadcast Journalist Maureen Bunyan, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh and Maryland Senate President Mike Miller to Deliver Keynote Addresses
New Alliance Offers American Water Employees, Their Spouses and Dependents a Discount on Higher Education
New York Times Chief White House Correspondent Peter Baker, Brookings Institution President Gen. John Allen, NPR Host Mary Louise Kelly, American Enterprise Institute Scholar Leon Aron Join Marvin Kalb for April 16 National Press Club Forum
Nation’s Largest Online Public University Taps Award-Winning Teacher, Entrepreneur, Innovator and Results-Oriented Academic Leader
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) and the National Security Agency’s National Cryptologic School (NCS) have signed an agreement that will create an additional pathway for NSA employees, including active-duty military personnel, to increase their skills and gain academic credit toward degrees in cybersecurity and foreign languages from UMUC.
“It is our honor to partner with the National Security Agency and its National Cryptologic School in this important articulation agreement,” UMUC President Javier Miyares said during a signing ceremony held at the National Cryptologic Museum. The agreement “promises to help the Agency further develop its bench strength, while at the same time supporting employees who are seeking to advance professionally and military personnel who are transitioning to civilian careers.”
University of Maryland University College President Javier Miyares has been named “Outstanding Educator of the Year” by the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (MDHCC).
The MDHCC announced the award at its fifth annual Business Award Holiday Gala on Jan. 18 at the Belvedere Hotel in Baltimore.
Sen. Chris Van Hollen and 2016 Miss USA Shauna Barber (’15) to Deliver Keynote Addresses
Ceremonies Will Be Available Live Via Webcasts
Retention rates for both undergraduate and graduate students have improved by more than five percent over the past five years.
Dec. 8 Event Will Bring Together Higher Education Leaders in Maryland to Discuss Digital Rights, Curating Material, Access and Quality Issues
Adelphi, Md. (Nov. 28, 2017)—As advocacy and evangelization of Open Educational Resources (OER) turn to adoption and scaling up, a pivotal summit will be held on Dec. 8 to provide educational leaders throughout the state of Maryland an opportunity to discuss lessons learned and how OER is addressing the issues of quality, access and affordability in higher education.
For the second time in four years, Military Times has ranked University of Maryland University College (UMUC) #1 in its annual survey of the best online and non-traditional universities for military personnel and veterans.