Baltimore City

Building a Better Baltimore—Together

As deputy director of communication for Baltimore’s Mayor Scott, Stefanie Mavronis ’12 channels her hometown pride to connect with the city in a equitable way.

Steve Chu and Ephrem Abebe take a moment to pause in their Fells Point storefront.

Creating Community Through Food

Steve Chu, co-owner of Ekiben along with two other UMBC alumni, shares how the store owes its origins to UMBC and Baltimore City, and why these Retriever chefs care so much about the communities they serve.

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