Tag Archives: Universities at Shady Grove

How Technology is Helping People with Traumatic Brain Injuries.

Alexa: Can you help people with traumatic brain injuries? Six years ago, when I started working with smart speakers, I had to go into a long explanation about the “Echo” and who Alexa was. I remember the very first Amazon … Continue reading

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The University of Baltimore is Unique. Just like You. Guest post by: Seth Marc Kamen, Assistant VP, Office of Admission

I’ve spent most of my career in higher education working with adult learners and transfer students in Maryland. Over the course of nearly 20 years, I’ve been driven by a single goal: help students find their path and pursue their … Continue reading

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When the world changes, design leads the way. Guest post: Megan Rhee, UB Integrated Design Director

My name is Megan Rhee and I am the new director of the Master of Arts in Integrated Design program at the University of Baltimore (UB). I didn’t set out to be a graphic designer or a designer of any … Continue reading

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First Engineering Program Joins USG in Fall 2020. By: Kathryn Weiland

The University of Maryland, College Park is excited to bring the first engineering program to the Universities at Shady Grove beginning in Fall 2020. The Bachelor of Science in Embedded Systems and Internet of Things (ESIOT), offered through the Department … Continue reading

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A Reflection Upon this Semester. By: Sandra Amaya, UMCP Criminology & Criminal Justice student.

My name is Sandra Amaya and I just finished up my semester in the Criminology and Criminal Justice program at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG).  Like most students, the current situation … Continue reading

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The Hospitality Industry is Resilient. By: Sherrie Tennessee, UMES HTM Program Director

Hospitality is the backbone of the world, from car rentals, to hotel stays, bus tours, baseball games, spa days and celebratory dinners… taking care of people is at the center. Even the word “restaurant” comes from a French verb that … Continue reading

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Lessons I’ve Learned While in Lockdown by: Afua Frimpong, UMCP Communication student

At first it was exciting but now it’s overwhelming. The transition to online classes was a hard adjustment. Every class has a calendar and a course schedule to follow so this helps. However, the online space has become a never … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A New World for Higher Education

My name is Rachel Hill. I am the program coordinator for the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) Criminology & Criminal Justice (CCJS) program at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG). I graduated from the UMCP Communication program at USG … Continue reading

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Career Opportunities in the Hospitality Industry

Did you know that 1 in 10 people in the world work in the hospitality sector, which is about 15 million Americans? The hospitality industry touches all aspects of our lives from restaurants, hotels, to rental car companies and cruises … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Ruqiyyah Muid, UMCP Communication student

Have you ever wanted to be a part of a club but don’t know where to start? Maybe you’re shy or you’re not sure where your interests are yet.  It’s okay, that was me too at many points during all … Continue reading

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