Achiever Magazine

Achiever is the magazine of University of Maryland Global Campus. Read compelling feature stories and connect with students, faculty, alumni and friends who are making a difference in our world.

2020 Issue


  • Introducing University of Maryland Global Campus
    Our name has changed. Our mission endures.


  • The Past, Present, and Future of University of Maryland Global Campus
    Maryland’s largest university changed its name July 1, 2019. This is the story. By Gil Klein
  • Art. Freedom. Cuba.
    The UMGC Arts Program visits Cuba for the XIII Bienal de la Habana. Carole C. Mahoney
  • The Lone Rangers
    At dozens of locations worldwide, a lone UMGC staffer wears multiple hats while helping military students continue their studies. By Gil Klein
  • Teaching and Serving
    A conversation with UMGC Senior Vice President of Global Military Operations Maj. Gen. Lloyd “Milo” Miles (U.S. Army, Ret.).


  • UMGC Partners with Amazon to Offer IT Courses to Hourly Employees
  • Military Leaders Honored and Historic Milestones Commemorated on November 1
  • Seven Caregivers Earn Pillars of Strength Scholarships in 2019
  • UMGC Realigns Its Academic Operations Under Three New Schools
  • “Cultural Traditions Unbounded” Highlights Work of Maryland First Lady Yumi Hogan
  • UMGC Says Aloha to First Civilian Location in Hawaii
  • Distinguished Administrators Honored at OMA Reunion
  • The Kalb Report Welcomes Michael Collins, Cokie Roberts
  • UMGC Journalist-in-Residence Michael Freedman Elected President of National Press Club
  • Mary Ellen Schmider Presents Fulbright to Germany’s Angela Merkel
  • Ethics Takes Center Stage at Big Data and Analytics Education Conference

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