When three graduate students at University of Maryland University College (UMUC) traveled to Malaysia to present a data analytics project that had won them accolades, they put UMUC’s online education model in the global spotlight.
Justin Sullivan’s resume is impressive. During combat tours in Afghanistan, the Navy information systems technician first class was credited with saving two lives. He has received a number of awards for community engagement, including the President’s Volunteer Service Award—twice. He is in line for a promotion to chief petty officer and is weighing the option of becoming a limited duty officer, a commissioned officer designation for Navy members who are considered very highly skilled.
Now Sullivan, who holds a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity from University of Maryland University College (UMUC), has added another prestigious honor to his resume. The Military Times named him Service Member of the Year. The coveted award is given annually to a member of each branch of the military.
University of Maryland University College Office of Institutional Advancement received four 2017 Hermes Creative Awards administered and judged by the Association of Marketing Communication Professionals—earning top honors among major international brands and Fortune 500 companies.
At the time Junior Novas was shot in the shoulder in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province—after suffering a major concussion when his vehicle was struck by an Improvised Explosive Device in Iraq’s Anbar Province—he didn’t even know the woman who would become the mainstay of his life as his wife and caregiver.
The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Alumni Association has honored seven outstanding alumni volunteers for their exceptional service to UMUC.
For two months, three graduate students at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) brainstormed on a project that used climate data to foresee outbreaks of Lyme disease. For their effort, they beat out 210 other university teams for the top spot in the prestigious Watson Analytics Global Competition.
Mansur Hasib, program chair for Cybersecurity Technology, University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Graduate School, and a well-known thought leader in health care technology and cybersecurity, won the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland’s (CAMI) People’s Choice Award for lifetime achievement.
The judges for the 38th Annual Telly Awards have selected two of UMUC’s entries to receive Bronze Telly awards in the PSAs and Commercials for Colleges and Universities category.
The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) course Essentials of Computer Programming (UCSP 635) has received a 2016 Effective Practice Award from the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), the leading professional organization devoted to advancing the quality of online learning worldwide.
UMUC Creative Entries Shine in a Field of 6,000
University of Maryland University College’s Office of Institutional Advancement has won three 2015 Hermes Creative Awards for outreach and social-marketing campaigns designed to connect with alumni and encourage their engagement with UMUC.