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USG featured in Maryland Matters

Opinion: After 20 Years, Unique Maryland Campus Stands Tall as Visionary Higher Ed Model By Guest Commentary at Maryland Matters On March 20, 2019, Maryland Matters published an article about the Universities at Shady Grove’s (USG) unique model for higher-ed … Continue reading

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USG Day of Service by Kari Mason

Starting off the spring semester in the spirit of service, the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) hosted Day(s) of Service. Allowing employees to participate in volunteerism by giving back to their local community. Creating a culture of volunteerism at USG … Continue reading

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Food is Opportunity

Come one, come all, to our Food is Opportunity Day that we’ll be hosting in partnership with the Montgomery County Food Council on Tuesday, February 12th! Food is Opportunity Day will be a multi-part event, including two educational panels — … Continue reading

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#GivingTuesday: One Day for One More

You can be one of those special people this coming Tuesday, November 27th, by joining in the Universities at Shady Grove’s #GivingTuesday “One Day for One More” campaign. It’s an easy way to share your kindness and we think you’ll feel great for doing it. Continue reading

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Read and Re-Gift! Guest Post: Juanita Benavides-Alcala, Towson University student

I told everyone that it was going to be impossible to forget about me! My name is Juanita Benavides-Alcala and I am a former student blogger for Around the Grove, but now I am back to tell everyone about our … Continue reading

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Calling All Education Professionals: Come Spend “An Evening with USG”

An Evening with USG is a brand new event designed specifically for education professionals – ranging from middle school principals to community college counselors, from after-school high school program coaches to our partner university recruiters. It is a chance for these unsung heroes to network with one another and with USG staff and partner university program representatives. Continue reading

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Celebrating Women in STEMM

The Student and Academic Services at the Universities at Shady Grove will host its very first Celebrating Women in STEMM event on Tuesday, October 9th from 3-6pm. The event is a mini-symposium focusing on education and career pathways for women … Continue reading

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