Internationally acclaimed artist Joseph Sheppard’s latest exhibition features some of his grandest work yet.
By 2025, higher education has transformed itself back to the future, to a time of the earliest philosophers of education when learning was self-paced, guided by mentors or coaches, and assessed by how well students had mastered essential competencies, rather than by the credentials they have earned, said John C. Cavanaugh, PhD, president and CEO of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area.
Networking opportunity to feature expert panel of alumni who will talk about starting a new business
Adelphi, Md. (April 14, 2014) — The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Alumni Association is hosting a panel of experts who will discuss the nuts and bolts of being an entrepreneur.
Racial equality in America is still a work in progress, author says at UMUC event
The fact that the United States has an African American head of state reflects significant progress in the nation’s efforts to achieve racial harmony, but Barack Obama’s presence in the White House should not be taken as a sign that America has overcome its painful legacy of discrimination and exploitation based on skin color, author Bruce Jacobs told a UMUC audience Feb. 18.
For decades they had spanned the globe, hopping from country to country to provide quality higher education to American servicemembers seeking a college degree in combat zones and Cold War outposts.
Growing up in Nigeria, Kudiratu Usman, was a strong willed young woman with a passion for learning that was nurtured by her parents. She was also deaf, and in a country where deaf people often do not start school until the age of 15, Kudiratu started school when she was eight.
As Lauren Bentley walked across the stage on Saturday, May 4, at UMUC Europe’s commencement ceremony in Heidelberg, Germany, each step brought full-circle the inspiring legacy of her great-grandfather—the very first UMUC Europe graduate.
“On this day, you don’t need role models. Today, YOU are the role models,” proclaimed University of Maryland University College Provost Marie Cini to the 3,200 graduates who attended UMUC’s morning and afternoon commencement ceremonies at the Comcast Center in College Park on Saturday, May 11.
Seventeen outstanding faculty members at the University of Maryland University College were honored for their contributions to scholarship and teaching at UMUC’s annual Academic Achievement Celebration on May 9.
Pillars of Strength Scholarship Program—recognizing volunteer caregivers of wounded soldiers—represents the only one of its kind in the nation
More than 150 people gathered at the UMUC Inn and Conference Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013, for a special ceremony honoring the first three beneficiaries of the new Pillars of Strength Scholarship Fund, a first-of-its kind scholarship program exclusively focused on the volunteer caregivers of injured soldiers. UMUC has joined the Yellow Ribbon Fund and The Blewitt Foundation in establishing the fund.