Category Archives: Community

Welcome from Dr. Edelstein

Dear USG Community, A warm welcome to students, faculty, and staff and especially those new to USG! With nine universities on site, over 80 degree programs and a very diverse student body of more than 4000 students, USG is a … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Arnold Adja, UMBC Political Science Student

As the first Gene Counihan Legislative Intern, I was chosen to support the County’s IGR office during the annual Legislative Session. The Office of IGR represents the County’s interests at the regional, state, and federal levels. Moreover, the Office prepares the Legislative program and acts as the liaison between the state government, the County’s state delegation, and congressional staff. Continue reading

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Guest Post: Emily Molleur, Program Management Specialist in the Office of the Executive Director

The Impact of Poverty on Crime in Montgomery County On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, students ViNiceia Carter and Michelle Nyden from the UMBC Social Work program and Camila Thorpe and Andrew Hart from the UMCP Criminology and Criminal Justice program, … Continue reading

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Harvey-Danner Family Awards $85,500 for ACES Scholarships to USG and MC

The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) and Montgomery College (MC) have been awarded a $85,500 scholarship fund from the Harvey-Danner Family to support students in the Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) program. Through a collaboration between Montgomery County Public … Continue reading

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USG Receives $80,000 Florence Nesh Charitable Trust Grant to Help Fund Scholarships

The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) has been awarded a $80,000 grant from the Florence Nesh Charitable Trust to support scholarships which helps deserving students majoring in healthcare fields to realize their academic and career goals. This grant will help … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Student Spotlight Video

The Fall 2016 Student Spotlight video features University of Maryland Eastern Shore student’s Camille Clennon-Hilmy and Beatrice Malondras. Camille and Beatrice talk about their experiences as interns at Hilton hotels and the management skills they learned which will prepare them … Continue reading

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The Changing Face of Higher Education

On Thursday, September 22, 2016, Universities at Shady Grove Executive Director Stewart Edelstein and UMBC student and USG Student Council President Faith Kamei joined an esteemed group of policymakers, educators and higher education experts at “The Changing Face of Higher Education,” a national forum sponsored by The Atlantic and Next America. Continue reading

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