Ronald Dean’s townhouse in Greenbelt, Maryland, is a museum of his Air Force service during the Vietnam War.
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) has conferred the Stanley J. Drazek Teaching Excellence Award, the university’s highest faculty teaching honor, on eight of its most outstanding faculty members, and bestowed the Teaching Recognition Award on 10 others for their noteworthy contributions to the scholarship and art of teaching during UMUC’s 1st Annual Global Faculty Awards celebration May 9 through 13.
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Career Services team capped off its observance of Public Safety Month in May with a week of career events to help students, alumni and the greater UMUC community prepare for the job search and connect with recruiters.
Miss District of Columbia Deshauna Barber, who earned her master’s in management information systems at University of Maryland University College (UMUC), prevailed over 51 other contestants to win the crown at the Miss USA 2016 pageant held at Las Vegas, Nevada, on June 5.
ADELPHI, Md. (May 31, 2016)—Volunteers who care for severely injured military are often spouses, partners, family or friends who sacrifice careers and education in the long-term effort to help their loved ones recover.
Despite the influence ratings and rankings have on prospective students’ choices, they do a poor job of reflecting the true capacity for a student to succeed at a given college or university.
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.
The Move Means Greater Access and Lower Costs for Students
For the first time, a major American university is replacing textbooks with no-cost digital resources.
UMUC alumna and Post-Newsweek Media Inc. CEO Karen Acton makes the case for community newspapers
Karen Acton launched her career with a UMUC degree in accounting, intent on getting a nice, stable numbers job. Along the way she happened upon journalism. Now, as the new CEO of Post-Newsweek Media Inc., she finds herself defending a business she loves that, these days, is anything but stable.
UMUC’s Cyber Padawans competed against eight teams at the world finals in Miami
Adelphi, Md. — The Cyber Padawans—a team of cybersecurity students, faculty and alumni from the University of Maryland University College (UMUC)—took home second-place honors at the Global CyberLympics in Miami on Oct. 29. The Cyber Padawans won the right to represent North America and compete in the world championship by defeating almost 80 teams in regional competition in September. A team from the Netherlands, called “HACK.ERS” and representing Europe, won the world title, with UMUC finishing ahead of teams from Australia, Brazil, Hungary, Nigeria and Sri Lanka.