Tag Archives: UMBC

Executive Director’s Welcome Message and Video

Dear USG Community, A warm welcome to students, faculty, and staff and especially those new to USG! There’s a remarkable energy here.  It comes from the enthusiasm of our students, the close interaction between students and faculty, and a supportive … Continue reading

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Alumni Ambassadors at USG

My name is Pedro Branco and I am the Alumni Relations and Community Engagement Coordinator at USG. I graduated from UMBC at USG in 2017 and am currently enrolled in the UMBC Industrial Organizational Psychology Graduate program. A few months … 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 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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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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Guest Post: Emily Molleur, Program Management Specialist in the Office of the Executive Director

The Impact of Poverty on Crime in Montgomery County On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, students ViNiceia Carter and Michelle Nyden from the UMBC Social Work program and Camila Thorpe and Andrew Hart from the UMCP Criminology and Criminal Justice program, … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Gabriella Faty, USG Career Services Coordinator

One thing that I emphasize with students, is the importance of networking and creating a LinkedIn profile. Having your LinkedIn profile up-to-date and active is highly recommended. What’s even better is knowing how to use LinkedIn to your advantage. Continue reading

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