Category Archives: Guest Post

From Raising Her Children to Becoming a Child Therapist

“Before USG, I was a single mother raising two beautiful kids. Now, thanks to UMBC at USG, I am also the social worker that I had always wanted to be.” Continue reading

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The Great Responsibility of Leading a Diverse Community

Anyone who lives or works in Montgomery County can attest to the rich diversity of our population. On all scales—from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds, economic status and sexual preferences , I have long been proud of our county’s commitment … Continue reading

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Suite News: Tips to overcome the “Holiday Blues”

The “holiday blues” … a bit of an oxymoron, no, given our emphasis on “holiday cheer?”  Yet many people will tell you that it’s all too real. My name is Dr. Jonathan Kandell, and I’m a psychologist and Director of … Continue reading

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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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Suite News: It’s APPening at USG!

One of the most rewarding things about working at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) is that we are always trying new things to engage and assist students in their educational experience. As a Senior Coordinator in the Office of … 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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