Tag Archives: #Powerof9

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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Skilled for Success: An Evening of Entrepreneurship

Timothy Chi got the idea for WeddingWire after planning his own wedding. As a groom, he experienced firsthand how difficult it was to execute on the wedding plans, and as a technologist, he couldn’t find an online resource that would … Continue reading

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From Building His Skills to Building the Region’s Most Innovative Spaces

When most people think of a construction site, they think of the hard hats, bright yellow vests, and tall scaffolding. But, there is another equally important behind-the-scenes part of construction – the project managers who play a critical role in … Continue reading

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From Raising Her Children to Becoming a Child Therapist

“Before USG, I was a single mother raising two beautiful kids. Now, thanks to UMBC at USG, I am also the social worker that I had always wanted to be.” Continue reading

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From Discovering His Passion for Science, to Working Towards Discoveries in Cancer

By the time Armen Ghazarian started taking courses at Montgomery College (MC), he was certain that he wanted to be a doctor. So, when it came time for him to decide where to transfer after his two years at MC, … Continue reading

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The Power of 9 by Dr. Stewart Edelstein

Recently, I had the opportunity to reconnect with Armen Ghazarian, a 2008 graduate of The University of Maryland, College Park at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG), and a current epidemiologist at the National Cancer Institute. Before Armen found USG, … Continue reading

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