UMUC Cybersecurity Professor Honored for Teaching Excellence by University System of Maryland Board of Regents

Graduate School Cybersecurity Department Professor Patrick W. Fitzgibbons has received a coveted 2014 University System of Maryland (USM) Regents’ Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching. The tribute is the highest honor conferred by the Board of Regents in recognition of outstanding faculty achievement.Continue Reading

University Of Maryland University College Is Presenting And Exhibiting At ASTD 2014 Conference

Presentation of a case study to show how linking workforce development to organizational goals improved performance and effectiveness

Adelphi, Md.(April 30, 2014) — University of Maryland University College (UMUC), a leader in distance and online education, is conducting a presentation and panel discussion and exhibiting at the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) 2014 International Conference and Exposition in Washington, D.C.Continue Reading

UMUC Contributing To Stem Goals In Maryland

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley holds live video chat with UMUC students and faculty to discuss goals to increase STEM graduates

In a live video chat with Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, University of Maryland University College students, faculty and administrators focused attention on the governor’s goal of increasing the number of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) graduates from the state’s colleges and universities.Continue Reading

Representative Steny Hoyer Visits UMUC

Maryland representative supports the need for higher education

Maryland Representative Steny Hoyer visited UMUC recently, touring the Academic Center at Largo and meeting with students and staff, including President Javier Miyares and Provost Marie Cini. During his Jan. 24 visit, Hoyer, the second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, learned about UMUC’s innovative approach to providing workforce-relevant higher education programs to adult students.Continue Reading

Award-Winning Kalb Report Series Opens 20th Season With Forum Commemorating 50th Anniversary Of March On Washington

Congressman John Lewis, Ambassador Andrew Young, NAACP Chairman Emeritus Julian Bond, Journalist Gwen Ifill to Join Marvin Kalb Tuesday, August 27, at National Press Club

Fifty years after the historic March on Washington, moderator Marvin Kalb and a panel of legendary civil rights leaders, journalists and scholars will explore the movement that changed the nation, the role of the press in the struggle, and how the lessons learned can be applied in the digital age.Continue Reading

Karen Vignare Named Head Of New Center For Innovation In Learning At UMUC

New Associate Provost is an Expert on Designing and Leading Innovations in Higher Education

Karen Vignare, PhD, an innovator in curriculum design and in the use of technology in learning, has been named associate provost and will lead University of Maryland University College’s new Center for Innovation in Learning. Vignare began her new post on June 3.Continue Reading

Karen Vignare Named Associate Provost And Will Lead New Center For Innovation In Learning At UMUC

University of Maryland University College Tabs Expert on Designing and Leading Innovations in Higher Education

Karen Vignare, PhD, an innovator in curriculum design and in the use of technology in learning, has been named associate provost and will lead University of Maryland University College’s new Center for Innovation in Learning. Vignare began her new post on June 3.
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