Tag Archives: The Universities at Shady Grove

USG featured in Maryland Matters

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

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USG Day of Service by Kari Mason

Starting off the spring semester in the spirit of service, the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) hosted Day(s) of Service. Allowing employees to participate in volunteerism by giving back to their local community. Creating a culture of volunteerism at USG … Continue reading

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Food is Opportunity

Come one, come all, to our Food is Opportunity Day that we’ll be hosting in partnership with the Montgomery County Food Council on Tuesday, February 12th! Food is Opportunity Day will be a multi-part event, including two educational panels — … Continue reading

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A Shift in Performance Appraisal. Guest Post: Dr. Elliot Lasson, UMBC Program Director and Professor, M.P.S. I/O Psychology

Performance reviews have been part of the annual Human Resource (HR) cycle for many years.  In theory, they represent an opportunity for management to discuss the performance of employees on an ongoing basis.  However, performance reviews have been notoriously an … Continue reading

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Welcome Back Message from Dr. Edelstein

Dear USG Students, Faculty and Staff: Welcome back! We hope you’re as excited as we are about the start of a new semester.  As always, we want to thank each and every one of you for being such a vital … Continue reading

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From Student to Alumni Ambassador. Guest Post: Katie Webber ’18, UMD Communication

Season’s greetings to my friends at USG! My name is Katie Webber and I am a graduate from the University of Maryland College Park Communication program at USG. While attending classes at USG I served as a student blogger for … Continue reading

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Let A stand for Asleep! Guest Post: Adam Binkley, Center for Academic Success

For those of us at the Universities at Shady Grove, A doesn’t stand for Apple or Aardvark but instead Academic, Assessment, and Achievement. For students in particular, A takes on a more symbolic meaning—the letter grade that has represented our … Continue reading

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