His Keynote Is Part of University’s First-Ever Virtual Commencement Launched May 16
“This is certainly not the graduation day that any of you anticipated or hoped for, but it in no way lessens your accomplishments or diminishes your achievements,” said Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan in a commencement address to University of Maryland Global Campus graduates delivered via video during the university’s first-ever virtual commencement ceremony, which launched Saturday, May 16.Continue Reading
University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) recently received the largest single contribution to its endowment in its history and has put it to immediate use in support of the institution’s emergency relief fund for students suffering financial difficulties during the novel coronavirus pandemic.Continue Reading
Nationally Recognized Education Technology Entrepreneur and Innovator
Joins Nation’s Largest Online Public University
By Javier Miyares, President of University of Maryland Global Campus
Editor’s Note: A slightly condensed version of the commentary was published in the Baltimore Business Journal on Friday, April 10, 2020.
The global spread of coronavirus disease and guidance from health officials to avoid groups and gatherings have disrupted routines on many college campuses and driven a shift to “online” classes.Continue Reading
In an unprecedented Town Hall meeting March 31 during the Covid-19 emergency, University of Maryland Global Campus President Javier Miyares said the university “is in better shape than almost any traditional university.”Continue Reading
Anna Seferian found herself suddenly popular.
Her academic friends who had built their careers in traditional academic environments had just been told that starting the next week, they would have to finish the semester by teaching online.Continue Reading
Michael Freedman, University of Maryland Global Campus senior vice president and journalist in residence, was sworn in Jan. 15 as president of the National Press Club, the leading professional organization for journalists.
University’s Senior Vice President of Administration and Finance, CFO, Is One of 52 Selected for Professional Development Program
Annapolis, Md. (Feb. 19) – Leadership Maryland has announced that Lisa Kemp, the University of Maryland Global Campus senior vice president of administration and finance and CFO, has been chosen to participate in its professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of the state’s local business and community leaders.Continue Reading
University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) barely had time to slip into its new name, designed to better reflect academia’s increasingly borderless landscape, when its administration announced a bold new plan. The university’s academic affairs division would be disassembled and, using the same pieces, rebuilt into a brand-new shape.Continue Reading
EDITOR’S NOTE: We officially changed our name from University of Maryland University College (UMUC) to University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) on July 1, 2019. News stories posted on the Global Media Center are now using the new UMGC name. However, because the transition to the university’s new name will take several months to complete, you may still see the UMUC name, logo and look on our website and other materials through early 2020.
When members of the Overseas Marylanders Association (OMA) get together for a reunion, as they did in Adelphi on June 21-22, the stories of adventure are in abundance.Continue Reading