Category Archives: Top Stories

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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LinkedIn. Not just Facebook for old people.

Hey all! My name is Eleni, and I’m the Graduate Assistant in the Career & Internship Services Center at USG. Many times in the career center, I hear students say “Isn’t LinkedIn just for old people?” And I ask “Do … Continue reading

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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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Suite News: How the Student and Academic Services Suite can help you succeed!

The team of friendly professionals in Student and Academic Services (SAS) are ready to help you succeed! We provide services and programming for all undergraduate and graduate students from all of USG’s nine partner universities. Continue reading

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