Category Archives: Students

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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Guest Post: Rommel Pazmino, UMD Criminology & Criminal Justice student

This summer I decided to study abroad in Italy to better understand the vulnerabilities associated with being a refugee in Italy. As a Criminology and Criminal Justice major, I have a passion to help and assist people who are in need of help. 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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Open House is Approaching: All Hail the Red Polo!

That’s right; I’m talking about the wonderful group of students selected to serve as USG Student Ambassadors. USG Ambassadors help me, USG’s Senior Recruitment Coordinator, in promoting our campus to prospective students year-round, but their presence is perhaps most crucial surrounding Open House. Continue reading

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