UMUC on the Cover of The Washington Post Magazine

University of Maryland University College was the cover story of The Washington Post Magazine on Sunday, November 3. The feature tells the story of UMUC’s beginnings as a trailblazer in educating adult students—many were returning veterans from World War II—in Maryland and with the military overseas.Continue Reading

MEDIA ADVISORY: UMUC to Host Events During National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Activities and Events in October to Promote Online Safety and Security

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is planning events and activities to promote online safety and security during National Cyber Security Awareness Month in October. For the second consecutive year, UMUC will join the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to promote its Stop.Think.Connect.™ campaign.Continue Reading

Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper to Keynote UMUC Cybersecurity Scholarship Gala, Sept. 12

Event has raised more than $1.5 million to support UMUC Cybersecurity students since 2011

James R. Clapper, director of national intelligence, will be the keynote speaker at the third University of Maryland University College Cyber Gala, an event that has raised a total of $1.5 million since 2011 to fund scholarships for deserving UMUC Cybersecurity students.Continue Reading

Cyber Champions Again! UMUC Wins First Cyber DiploHack Competition

Policy-oriented challenge featured teams from Oxford University, Georgetown and George Washington Universities

Adelphi, Md. (April 1, 2015) University of Maryland University College’s Cyber Padawans have captured first place in another cybersecurity competition, this time winning the first Cyber DiploHack, a policy-oriented event on March 26–27, sponsored by the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Washington, D.C.Continue Reading

UMUC Cyber Padawans Go Behind the Scenes at DHS

Winning has its privileges. After UMUC’s Cyber Padawans swept the board to a Global CyberLympics championship in September and the collegiate and professional division championships at the Maryland Cyber Challenge in October, the Department of Homeland Security invited members of the team, along with faculty and administrators, to an exclusive tour of the National Infrastructure Coordinating Center (NICC) and the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC).Continue Reading

UMUC Joins Department Of Homeland Security To Promote National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Activities and Events in October to Promote Online Safety and Security

Adelphi, Md. (October. 1, 2014) University of Maryland University College is planning events and activities to promote online safety and security during National Cyber Security Awareness Month in October. Part of this effort is joining with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to promote its Stop. Think. Connect.™ Campaign.Continue Reading

UMUC Cyber Padawans Are World Champions!

UMUC Captures Gold at Global CyberLympics in Barcelona, Spain

Adelphi, Md. (Sept. 30, 2014) — The Cyber Padawans—a team of cyber security students, faculty and alumni from University of Maryland University College (UMUC)—defeated the world’s best, including the three-time defending champion team from the Netherlands, to win the 2014 Global CyberLympics in Barcelona, Spain.Continue Reading

UMUC Cybersecurity Team Is #1 In North America, Advances To Global Cyberlympics In Spain

UMUC Cyber Padawans were ranked #1 after each of the three rounds in the North America Regional Competition

Adelphi, Md. (Sept. 8, 2014) — The Cyber Padawans—a team of cybersecurity students, faculty and alumni from University of Maryland University College (UMUC)—finished first in the North America region, qualifying for the Global Cyberlympics competition to be held in Barcelona, Spain, on September 29.Continue Reading