In a stirring musical opening to her one-woman show, Kate Campbell Stevenson belted out this inspirational line: “Your life is a story; it is scripted by you.”
Vice Provost Kara Van Dam Brings Holistic Approach to Faculty-Student Experiences
Dr. Kara Van Dam’s LinkedIn profile notes she is fluent in both French and Spanish, but it’s her inclusion of “English, Middle (1100-1500),” the language of Chaucer and Shakespeare, that really sets her apart.
University of Maryland University College, Montgomery College and Prince George’s Community College Share Data to Help Students
Community college transfer students make up 45 percent of all undergraduates in the United States. Now, new data analysis has identified factors that contribute to their success at four-year institutions. The data sharing and analytics were conducted by three Maryland institutions—University of Maryland University College (UMUC), Montgomery College (MC) and Prince George’s Community College (PGCC)—and funded by a grant from the Kresge Foundation.
Center Expands Access to Higher Education through UMUC/CSM Alliance
New Scholarship to enable 15 recipients to pay rate of tuition in effect 15 years ago
Adelphi, Md. (May 1, 2014) – University of Maryland University College (UMUC) and the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) today celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Waldorf Center, one of the oldest regional higher education centers in the state and a critical resource that extends higher education opportunities for students throughout Southern Maryland.
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.
Racial equality in America is still a work in progress, author says at UMUC event
The fact that the United States has an African American head of state reflects significant progress in the nation’s efforts to achieve racial harmony, but Barack Obama’s presence in the White House should not be taken as a sign that America has overcome its painful legacy of discrimination and exploitation based on skin color, author Bruce Jacobs told a UMUC audience Feb. 18.
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.
Fran Volel-Stech ’89 will never forget her experience at UMUC. Inspired by her fond memories as a student while serving in the U.S. Army, she generously donates her time and resources to support the university in helping current students reach their educational goals.
Javier Miyares was named president of University of Maryland University College in October 2012, after serving as interim president for seven months. His leadership style is collaborative, emphasizing academic excellence, transparency and open communication.