Category Archives: OnCampus

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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Executive Director’s Welcome Message and Video

Dear USG Community, A warm welcome to students, faculty, and staff and especially those new to USG! There’s a remarkable energy here.  It comes from the enthusiasm of our students, the close interaction between students and faculty, and a supportive … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Davina Whyte, Summer R.I.S.E. Intern at USG

Hello, my name is Davina Whyte. I am a rising senior at Northwood High School. This summer I had the opportunity to participate in the Summer R.I.S.E. program. Summer R.I.S.E. (Real Interesting Summer Experience) is a unique opportunity for Montgomery … 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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From Caring About my Grades to Caring for Other People

Andrew always knew that he wanted to be a nurse. When the time came to pick a college, he looked all around the mid-Atlantic to find nursing programs that were the right fit. Then, he learned about the University of … Continue reading

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