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 at University of Maryland University College (UMUC) was not easy.
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 names of courses and grades to a dynamic record that more effectively illustrates what a student actually learned in those courses.
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Career Services team capped off its observance of Public Safety Month in May with a week of career events to help students, alumni and the greater UMUC community prepare for the job search and connect with recruiters.
Miss District of Columbia Deshauna Barber, who earned her master’s in management information systems at University of Maryland University College (UMUC), prevailed over 51 other contestants to win the crown at the Miss USA 2016 pageant held at Las Vegas, Nevada, on June 5.
In a continuing initiative to connect University of Maryland University College (UMUC) students, alumni and the greater community with top employers, UMUC’s Career Services team recently held a recruiter session featuring a trifecta of top-name employers: The Walt Disney Company, ICF International and State Farm.
Just a year before UMUC’s 70th anniversary, members of the Overseas Marylanders―the academic foreign legion that traveled the world from the 1960s to the 1990s to bring education to American service personnel―gathered at Adelphi, Md., for two days in April to reminisce, provide support for each other, and hear how UMUC is faring today.
Despite the influence ratings and rankings have on prospective students’ choices, they do a poor job of reflecting the true capacity for a student to succeed at a given college or university.
Lt. Col. Dona Hildebrand (USAF, Ret.), of Monument, Colorado, announced a $500,000 gift to the university in March 2016. The gift was made on behalf of her late husband, Col. Floyd G. Hildebrand, who graduated from UMUC in 1958. The gift will provide general program support within UMUC’s Global Military Operations unit.
When Michael Scott Brown teaches the capstone software engineering course at University of Maryland University College (UMUC), he starts a special discussion thread asking students to recommend organizations that they want to work with on projects.
As part of an effort to promote major state initiatives concerning veterans’ education and employment, University of Maryland University College (UMUC) recently cohosted a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation “Hiring Our Heroes” roundtable discussion with the Maryland State Department of Veterans Affairs.