Category Archives: Faculty/Staff

Start Networking Now with LinkedIn!

Your classmates could one day be industry leaders, so it is less sketchy to connect with them now than it would be in ten years when they might have forgotten you went to school together (no one wants to feel like people are only reaching out to them only because they are successful). Continue reading

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USG Hosts its First Ally Week!

What is Ally Week? In 2005, the Gay Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) hosted the first LGBT Ally Week, which is when “LGBTQ K-12 students and LGBTQ educators lead the conversation on what they need from their allies in … Continue reading

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Mobile Market Mondays at USG

The Mobile Market is a program supported by the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB), who provides fresh seasonal fruits, vegetables, and other food items at ZERO COST for distribution to the campus and community. Continue reading

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We Can’t Wait to Celebrate With You on May 10th!

The home stretch is here! Undergraduate seniors — you’ve almost made it. The year has flown by and has been filled with studying, classes, and hopefully some fun with events such as USGFEST, Cultural Tea Times, and USG Got Talent … Continue reading

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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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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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Guest Post: Lisa Huffman, UMUC Assistant Director

As I celebrated my 56th birthday recently, I realized that I have spent half my life working at the Shady Grove location. Little did I know when I took the office clerk job with University of Maryland University College (UMUC), … Continue reading

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