Teacher and UMUC alumna Amalia Lopez is part of a revolution in education, and not by chance. She went looking for a place where new ground was being broken, and she found it at Lindsay High School in Tulare County, California. Armed with her bachelor’s degree in English from UMUC, Amalia knew she was well prepared for the challenge.
Sergeant First Class Liza Shackelton and Chief Warrant Officer Jim Shackelton are the epitome of the term ‘power couple’. Liza serves as Assistant Inspector General for the U.S. Army European Regional Medical Command and Jim is a Special Agent in the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command in Kaiserslautern, Germany.
UMUC students are well known for juggling a lot of obligations and opportunities, but Rebecca Johnson Stone seems to be taking it to new heights.
Fran Volel-Stech ’89 will never forget her experience at UMUC. Inspired by her fond memories as a student while serving in the U.S. Army, she generously donates her time and resources to support the university in helping current students reach their educational goals.
Javier Miyares was named president of University of Maryland University College in October 2012, after serving as interim president for seven months. His leadership style is collaborative, emphasizing academic excellence, transparency and open communication.
The world of library science has changed dramatically since Robert Miller entered it more than 30 years ago—and nowhere is that change more evident than at UMUC. Today, a trip to the library doesn’t mean perusing towering shelves of dusty volumes. Instead, an online portal offers access to more than 75,000 electronic journals and 20,000 e-books, all via the World Wide Web.
UMUC alumna and Post-Newsweek Media Inc. CEO Karen Acton makes the case for community newspapers
Karen Acton launched her career with a UMUC degree in accounting, intent on getting a nice, stable numbers job. Along the way she happened upon journalism. Now, as the new CEO of Post-Newsweek Media Inc., she finds herself defending a business she loves that, these days, is anything but stable.