Fifty-five students in the IT Academy at Fairmont Heights H.S. in Prince George’s County, Maryland, visited UMUC on Friday, January 31. The students presented some of the work they are doing at the IT Academy but also enjoyed a day full of sessions and hands-on activities organized by UMUC faculty concerning various aspects of cyber security.
The name of the Maryland state song—“Maryland, My Maryland”—hasn’t changed. But today, it seems the title of the old battle hymn ought to include cyberspace, as Maryland quickly evolves into the epicenter of the nation’s booming cybersecurity and information assurance industries.
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.