Tag Archives: UMD

From Student to Commencement Speaker

For Bita Riazi, graduating from the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) is the culmination of the hopes that her immigrant family carried to the United States nearly 30 years ago. Her parents left Iran and all their relatives behind … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Priscille Diwa, UMD Communication student

I am where I am today as a result of my parent’s actions. My family and I were born in the Democratic Republic of Congo. We lived a wonderful, and comfortable life until civil unrest occurred between my country and … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Rommel Pazmino, UMD Criminology & Criminal Justice student

This summer I decided to study abroad in Italy to better understand the vulnerabilities associated with being a refugee in Italy. As a Criminology and Criminal Justice major, I have a passion to help and assist people who are in need of help. Continue reading

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USG graduates’ careers take cue from life

Read how two graduates of programs offered at USG are pursuing their dream careers: USG graduates’ careers take cue from life

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