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UMBC Alums Transform the Written Word

Here at UMBC, we take pride in what our alums accomplish after graduation. Take a moment to see which Retrievers have been on the move and making news! Monica Gallagher ’01, visual arts, wrote Part-Time Princesses, which was nominated as a Great Graphic Novel for Teens by the Young Adult Library Services Association. The graphic novel follows the lives of four girls’ plans after high school fall apart, go to work as costume princesses at a local amusement park and end up defending their job to a gang of local thugs. To find out more about Gallagher’s nomination, click here.… Continue Reading UMBC Alums Transform the Written Word

Young and Hungry

What to do when you achieve a dream job before 30? Brigitte Pribnow Moore ’05, theatre, says you should expand the scope and ambition of that dream. Moore is the executive director of the Washington, D.C.-based Young Playwrights’ Theater (YPT), a group that fosters arts education in area schools via playwriting and allows highschool writers to collaborate with professional theatre makers to see their own work on the stage. The 2013 recipient of the UMBC Outstanding Alumni of the Year Award in the Visual and Performing Arts has big plans. Over the next three years, Moore aims to expand her… Continue Reading Young and Hungry

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