Category Archives: Guest Post

From Hands on Hospitality Classes to a Rising Star in Hotel Management

Cindy Rivas always wanted to work in the hospitality industry, and knew she wanted to work at the management level. To get there, she recognized that she needed to go back to school to pursue a degree, but she needed … 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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From Video Game Enthusiast, to Educational Game Developer

Reflecting on his time in higher education, Brian identifies himself as a perennial college student. While at Montgomery College (MC), he worked various jobs and took classes on and off, unsure of what he wanted to do. One job he … Continue reading

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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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