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Opinion: After 20 Years, Unique Maryland Campus Stands Tall as Visionary Higher Ed Model By Guest Commentary at Maryland Matters On March 20, 2019, Maryland Matters published an article about the Universities at Shady Grove’s (USG) unique model for higher-ed … Continue reading
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
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
The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) has been awarded a $80,000 grant from the Florence Nesh Charitable Trust to support scholarships which helps deserving students majoring in healthcare fields to realize their academic and career goals. This grant will help … Continue reading
On Thursday, September 22, 2016, Universities at Shady Grove Executive Director Stewart Edelstein and UMBC student and USG Student Council President Faith Kamei joined an esteemed group of policymakers, educators and higher education experts at “The Changing Face of Higher Education,” a national forum sponsored by The Atlantic and Next America. Continue reading
It would be easy to mistake the Universities at Shady Grove as a flagship public school, with its red-brick buildings and its state-of-the-art labs, library and fitness center.
But Shady Grove is a program unlike any other, with nine state universities converging at the Rockville, Md., campus, part of an effort that began 16 years ago to reduce college costs, produce an educated workforce and encourage college completion among populations that traditionally struggle to get their degrees. Continue reading