Category Archives: Community

Grover Essentials: Increasing Food Access & Wellness at USG

One day, when you’re sitting in the Green Grove Cafe for lunch or lounging in the beautiful new Biomedical Sciences and Engineering (BSE) building, take a look around at those around you. Did you know that as many as one … Continue reading

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From Student to Commencement Speaker

For Bita Riazi, graduating from the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) is the culmination of the hopes that her immigrant family carried to the United States nearly 30 years ago. Her parents left Iran and all their relatives behind … Continue reading

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Be a Giver this Giving Tuesday. Guest Post: Craig Kendall

Next Tuesday, December 3rd is Giving Tuesday, a day that encourages people to do good. Follow my dad’s example by contributing to the Kendall Alumni Scholarship for Working Students, the General Scholarship Fund or one of the other worthy scholarships at USG. Dad always said that giving to others is a great thing to do for yourself. Be a giver this Giving Tuesday. Have a great holiday season. Continue reading

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A Year of Service by Mary-Kate Luft

Typing away in a cubicle within the depths of the Clifford and Camille Kendall Academic Center, you can find me, the CCMA AmeriCorps VISTA ACES Career Readiness Coordinator, creating and streamlining career readiness curriculum, providing logistical support for career readiness … Continue reading

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Celebrating Women in STEMM: Inspiring Innovation

The Student and Academic Services at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG), will host its annual event: “Celebrating Women in STEM: Inspiring Innovation, 2019” on October 3, 2019, from 3:00-7:00pm. The event is a mini-symposium focusing on research insights and career pathways for … Continue reading

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Fall 2019 Welcome from USG Executive Director

Welcome to the start of another exciting academic year.  Believe it or not, this fall marks the beginning of USG’s 20th year since our campus launched full-time degree programs from universities throughout the University System of Maryland. We’ve certainly come a … Continue reading

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Have You Heard the Buzz about Patti Wong’s Interesting Hob-bee?!

By: Ian Wolfe, Summer RISE student intern, Wootton High School Patti Wong puts on a suit everyday to prepare financial reports, assist with budgeting, and manage scholarship funds. But during her lunch break, the senior accountant at the Universities at … Continue reading

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