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.
Prior to commencement over the weekend, more than 1,000 new UMUC graduates and their families gathered for a reception at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center on Friday evening, May 16. Many were meeting their fellow graduates and faculty in-person for the first time after completing their coursework online.
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.
The following is submitted testimony by James H. Selbe, senior vice president for partnerships, marketing and enrollment management at University of Maryland University College, for the Senate Appropriations Defense Subcommittee Hearing on Voluntary Military Education Programs. The hearing was conducted at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 192, in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.
Soldier, leader, husband, and student – these are some of the other important titles balanced daily by Staff Sergeant Matthew Senna, the U.S. Army’s NCO of the Year for 2012. After competing with 24 of the Army’s most talented soldiers at the Best Warrior competition, he was named the winner and presented with the award in Washington, DC, on October 22.
Seven U.S. presidents commend UMUC’s service to our nation’s military
It was only fitting that Dwight Eisenhower was the first of seven U.S. presidents to officially acknowledge the University of Maryland’s work to provide college classes for the U.S. military around the world.
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.