All posts by: Anjali DasSarma '21

Special Edition

The outgoing editor of The Retriever, UMBC’s student newspaper, discusses the highs and lows of the position with two former editors from different decades. Continue Reading Special Edition

Karyn and Lyric Swann. Photo courtesy of UMBC Athletics.

Double Dribble

Lyric had no idea when she was cheering at her mother’s alma mater’s Homecoming games or attending UMBC Nike Basketball Camp in 8th grade that she would one day leave her own legacy on the same court. Continue Reading Double Dribble

Emilie Llenado

Finding Your Niche – Emilie Llenado M.P.S. ’12

When Emilie Llenado, M.P.S. ’12, professional studies, first moved to Maryland from Kansas City, Missouri, she didn’t know a soul,  and was working as a server at Longhorn Steakhouse. But, she was hopeful, and she knew she wanted to do great things, so she enrolled in UMBC at the Shady Grove campus. Four years later in 2012, she graduated from the Industrial/Organizational Psychology program with life-long friends, and a new job at Freddie Mac. “When I first moved to Maryland, I didn’t know anyone. I came right out of my undergraduate degree. I didn’t know what it would take to succeed at… Continue Reading Finding Your Niche – Emilie Llenado M.P.S. ’12

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