Category Archives: Community

Guest Post: Olufunke Sholola, UMD Criminology & Criminal Justice student

Hunger Banquet The Universities at Shady Grove’s (USG) Annual Hunger Banquet took place on November 13, 2017 with the assistance of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) Campus Kitchens Project, Chef Susan Callahan, Student Council, Graduate Student Association, Office … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Francine Baker, UMD Public Health Science student

The Good, The Bad, and The Resistant: Antibiotics & Microbes Collaboration, not only across disciplines but across universities, is among the best experience of being a student on the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) campus. Twice now, I’ve had the … Continue reading

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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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