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Greetings from Dr. Anne Khademian, New USG Executive Director

Dear Colleagues: As I start my first week at USG as executive director – with the chance to work with outstanding new colleagues and to impact students working hard to better their own lives and the community and world in … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Sara Wells, ACES Summer Bridge Program – reachHIRE

“I was hopeless coming into this program, but I learned all the options I have and it regained my hope” – MCPS High School Senior. For a week in August, 2020 – isolation was replaced with hope for a group … Continue reading

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The Hospitality Industry is Resilient. By: Sherrie Tennessee, UMES HTM Program Director

Hospitality is the backbone of the world, from car rentals, to hotel stays, bus tours, baseball games, spa days and celebratory dinners… taking care of people is at the center. Even the word “restaurant” comes from a French verb that … Continue reading

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USG: Resilient in Turbulent Times

Dear Friends, I’m sure I speak for many of you when I say that, even a month ago, as we were just beginning to see the spread of Coronavirus in America, I would never have believed it if you told me … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Ruqiyyah Muid, UMCP Communication student

Have you ever wanted to be a part of a club but don’t know where to start? Maybe you’re shy or you’re not sure where your interests are yet.  It’s okay, that was me too at many points during all … Continue reading

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Launching a New Decade at USG

Dear USG Community: Welcome back to campus for the beginning of spring 2020 classes. It’s hard to believe that we are not only starting a new decade, but that we are also now in our 20th year of operation as … Continue reading

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We’re Moving!: Services on Display in the BSE

If you’ve been on campus here at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) anytime over the last year chances are you’ve noticed a little construction project we’ve got going on. You know, that rather large building that now fills out … Continue reading

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Are you robot-proof? Guest Blogger: Tetyana Bezbabna, Assistant Director UMD Information Science

In the 21st century, robots can mimic human intelligence and can do anything: interpreting medical images, scanning resumes, manufacturing automobiles, collecting data on people, and even building other robots! Robots do the same work as humans but much faster and … Continue reading

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In Demand: Government Accounting and Finance Professionals

The sky is the limit with a Graduate Certificate in Government Financial Management. Knowledgeable government accounting and finance professionals are essential to the thousands of entities that require regular auditing, including government contracting firms, municipalities, counties and even the federal … Continue reading

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Students & Alumni: The Priddy Library is Here to Help You! Guest Post: Franklin Ofsthun, Library Services Specialist

Congratulations grads! As you transition between your life as a student and your life as a graduate, you will be saying many goodbyes. There will be some relieving goodbyes–goodbye to cramming for exams, agonizing over papers, and organizing group projects. … Continue reading

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