University of Maryland University College (UMUC) psychology faculty expert David Banks, Ph.D., has a lot to say about the most effective strategies for managing stress. He shared his wisdom in a recent Facebook Live interview as part of the university’s observance of National Stress Awareness Month.
New Alliance Offers American Water Employees, Their Spouses and Dependents a Discount on Higher Education
ADELPHI, Md. (April 4, 2018) —Dr. Emma Garrison-Alexander, vice dean of cybersecurity and information assurance in the Graduate School at University of Maryland University College (UMUC) and a highly sought-after speaker and thought leader in information technology and cybersecurity, has won the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Incorporated (CAMI) People’s Choice Award.
To celebrate Women’s History Month 2018, University of Maryland University College (UMUC) has dedicated segments on its Facebook page to recognize the accomplishments of influential women and the contributions they have made to events in history and contemporary society. To-date, UMUC has featured briefs on social activist, writer, and editor Gloria Steinham; Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court; technology executive Sheryl Sandberg, current Facebook COO; and lawyer, writer and First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama.
The commemoration continues March 22 and 29 with two Facebook Live interviews featuring UMUC adjunct faculty members and women’s history experts Mary Ellen Schmider and Kathleen Sander as they discuss the women’s movement from a historical perspective and provide insights about the remarkable women they have featured in their writings.
The investment the State of Maryland makes in its cybersecurity defense is “paltry” considering the value of the information assets it should be defending from cyberattack, a former NSA official and UMUC graduate adjunct professor in cybersecurity told the Maryland Cybersecurity Council Jan. 25.
“Now the state spends about $3.8 million on its cybersecurity function,” said Debora Plunkett, whose 32-year career with the NSA included serving as director of information assurance. “My personal view is that [that amount] is paltry, considering the state budget and considering what the state has to lose if those assets are put at risk.”
The University of Maryland University College Cybersecurity Department’s interview series on African American women in cybersecurity, in celebration of Black History Month, continues in a live Facebook chat with Loyce Pailen, director of the UMUC Center for Security Studies. Join her on Thursday, Feb. 22 as she discusses her career journey in Cybersecurity and offers insights and tips for success along the way.
The University of Maryland University College Cybersecurity Department’s interview series on African American women in cybersecurity, in celebration of Black History Month, continues in a live Facebook chat with Tamie Santiago, UMUC collegiate associate professor of cybersecurity policy. Join her on Thursday, Feb. 15 as she discusses her career journey in Cybersecurity and offers insights and tips for success along the way.
Join the University of Maryland University College Cybersecurity Department on Facebook for a series of live interviews throughout February, beginning Feb. 8, in celebration of Black History Month.
UMUC cybersecurity faculty experts Emma Garrison-Alexander, Loyce Pailen, and Tamie Santiago will discuss their career journeys in Cybersecurity and offer insights and tips for success along the way. Please join us on our Facebook page for video interviews with UMUC Cybersecurity faculty experts.
University of Maryland University College President Javier Miyares has been named “Outstanding Educator of the Year” by the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (MDHCC).
The MDHCC announced the award at its fifth annual Business Award Holiday Gala on Jan. 18 at the Belvedere Hotel in Baltimore.
Keith Hauk, associate vice president of Veterans Initiatives and Military Support for University of Maryland University College Stateside Military Operations, shares information about the Forever GI Bill in the final installment of CBS Radio’s ConnectingVets.com three-part series, which showcases the sacrifice and achievement of UMUC’s military students and the information veterans need to pursue their higher-education goals.