Award-Winning Kalb Report Series Opens 20th Season With Forum Commemorating 50th Anniversary Of March On Washington

Congressman John Lewis, Ambassador Andrew Young, NAACP Chairman Emeritus Julian Bond, Journalist Gwen Ifill to Join Marvin Kalb Tuesday, August 27, at National Press Club

Fifty years after the historic March on Washington, moderator Marvin Kalb and a panel of legendary civil rights leaders, journalists and scholars will explore the movement that changed the nation, the role of the press in the struggle, and how the lessons learned can be applied in the digital age.Continue Reading

Karen Vignare Named Head Of New Center For Innovation In Learning At UMUC

New Associate Provost is an Expert on Designing and Leading Innovations in Higher Education

Karen Vignare, PhD, an innovator in curriculum design and in the use of technology in learning, has been named associate provost and will lead University of Maryland University College’s new Center for Innovation in Learning. Vignare began her new post on June 3.Continue Reading

Karen Vignare Named Associate Provost And Will Lead New Center For Innovation In Learning At UMUC

University of Maryland University College Tabs Expert on Designing and Leading Innovations in Higher Education

Karen Vignare, PhD, an innovator in curriculum design and in the use of technology in learning, has been named associate provost and will lead University of Maryland University College’s new Center for Innovation in Learning. Vignare began her new post on June 3.
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University Of Maryland University College Awarded DOD Contract To Educate U.S. Troops In Europe

UMUC Continues 64-year History of Sending Faculty to Military Bases Overseas

ADELPHI, Md. (July 8, 2013) – The University of Maryland University College will continue its 64-year tradition of educating U.S. troops overseas after being awarded a new contract by the Department of Defense. The contract calls for UMUC to offer exclusive undergraduate and graduate instruction at military installations across Europe.Continue Reading

UMUC Launches Online Master’s Program In Data Analytics

High Demand for Data Analysts and Data Scientists Drive Creation of Flexible and Convenient Program for Busy Professionals

A new online master’s program at University of Maryland University College has been launched to help managers excel in the brave new world of “big data,” which is requiring businesses to gather, understand and use large streams of data and information to make decisions.Continue Reading

Aric Krause To Head UMUC’s Graduate School

Aric Krause, Ph.D., an 18-year veteran of teaching and leadership in higher education, is the new vice provost and dean of The Graduate School at University of Maryland University College. He began his new position at UMUC on June 3. Prior to UMUC, Krause was the dean of the Division of New Learning at Salt Lake City’s Westminster College.Continue Reading

Baltimore Mayor, Booz Allen Executive To Keynote UMUC Commencement Ceremonies May 11

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Baltimore’s Second Female Mayor, and Mark Gerencser, Business Leader and Chair of UMUC’s Board of Visitors, to Address Graduates

ADELPHI, Md. (May 6, 2013)—University of Maryland University College celebrates its 2013 stateside commencement with two ceremonies (9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.) at the Comcast Center in College Park on May 11. Of the 8,077 graduates in the Class of 2013, about 3,200 will attend the two ceremonies.Continue Reading

Dr. Marie Cini Named To Top Academic Post At University Of Maryland University College

UMUC Taps Nationally-Recognized Expert in Technology-Mediated Education and Adult Learners as Provost and Senior Vice President

Adelphi, Md.—Marie Cini, PhD, an experienced administrator who has an extensive background in the areas of technology-enabled higher education and leadership development in adult learners, has been named provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maryland University College, the nation’s premiere online, state university dedicated to serving working adults and active duty military personnel around the world. Cini came to UMUC in 2008 and has served as acting provost and chief academic officer since June 2012.Continue Reading

UMUC Receives $25,000 Gift From Deloitte LLP For Student Scholarships

New gift will provide scholarships for UMUC students pursuing graduate degrees in cybersecurity

Adelphi, Md.—University of Maryland University College (UMUC) announced today that it has received a $25,000 gift from Deloitte LLP to provide 10 students pursuing a Master of Science degree in either Cybersecurity or Cybersecurity Policy with a $2,500 scholarship for the fall 2013 semester.Continue Reading