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It’s Awesome to be a Grad Student at USG!

Did you know that there are over 1,000 graduate students taking classes at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG)? My name is Shelby Speer, and I am the Graduate Student Services Coordinator in the Center for Student Engagement and Financial … Continue reading

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From Caring About my Grades to Caring for Other People

Andrew always knew that he wanted to be a nurse. When the time came to pick a college, he looked all around the mid-Atlantic to find nursing programs that were the right fit. Then, he learned about the University of … Continue reading

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Open House is Approaching: All Hail the Red Polo!

That’s right; I’m talking about the wonderful group of students selected to serve as USG Student Ambassadors. USG Ambassadors help me, USG’s Senior Recruitment Coordinator, in promoting our campus to prospective students year-round, but their presence is perhaps most crucial surrounding Open House. Continue reading

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From Doctoral Student to Leading Clinical Trials

“The Power of 9 is having 9 universities on 1 campus, where you are always developing and drawing from colleagues that are having a different educational experience than you.” Continue reading

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Skilled for Success: An Evening of Entrepreneurship

Timothy Chi got the idea for WeddingWire after planning his own wedding. As a groom, he experienced firsthand how difficult it was to execute on the wedding plans, and as a technologist, he couldn’t find an online resource that would … Continue reading

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From Hands on Hospitality Classes to a Rising Star in Hotel Management

Cindy Rivas always wanted to work in the hospitality industry, and knew she wanted to work at the management level. To get there, she recognized that she needed to go back to school to pursue a degree, but she needed … Continue reading

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Come Celebrate Grammar Day: Frustrating Grammar Fails and How to Fix Them!

Grammar Day? No, I’m not talking a day during which we binge watch Frasier (that’s Kelsey Grammer, with an er). I’m talking about grammar, that crazy system that governs the way we use language to express ideas. National Grammar Day … Continue reading

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