Category Archives: Guest Post

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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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: Danely Johnson, UMB MSW Student

One course in particular caught my eye, “Interprofessional Exploration of Aging, Health, and Mental Health in Kerala, India. India had always been on my bucket list and I thought this would be an interesting and exciting opportunity. 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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Guest Post: Haminat Kareem, Political Science Student Organization Co-President, UMBC Political Science Student

The Election of 2016: Brief Reflections on this Deviant Cycle This semester, I am taking a course on the U.S. Presidential Election; as a co-president of the Political Science Student Organization (PSSO) at UMBC-Shady Grove, I knew we would host … Continue reading

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