Category Archives: Faculty/Staff

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

Posted in Community, Faculty/Staff, Guest Post, OnCampus, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Shift in Performance Appraisal. Guest Post: Dr. Elliot Lasson, UMBC Program Director and Professor, M.P.S. I/O Psychology

Performance reviews have been part of the annual Human Resource (HR) cycle for many years.  In theory, they represent an opportunity for management to discuss the performance of employees on an ongoing basis.  However, performance reviews have been notoriously an … Continue reading

Posted in Faculty/Staff, Guest Post, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Let A stand for Asleep! Guest Post: Adam Binkley, Center for Academic Success

For those of us at the Universities at Shady Grove, A doesn’t stand for Apple or Aardvark but instead Academic, Assessment, and Achievement. For students in particular, A takes on a more symbolic meaning—the letter grade that has represented our … Continue reading

Posted in Faculty/Staff, Guest Post, OnCampus, Students, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

#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

Posted in Community, Faculty/Staff, OnCampus, Students, Top Stories, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Faculty/Staff, OnCampus, Students, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Faculty/Staff, Guest Post, OnCampus, Students, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Community, Faculty/Staff, OnCampus, Students, Top Stories, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment