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Meet a Retriever—Camilla Sandoval ’17, M.A. ’19, program coordinator for Maryland Humanities

Meet Camilla Sandoval ’17, history, M.A. ’19, historical studies, a first-generation student who spent part of her time on each of UMBC’s campuses before graduating and putting her studies to work. Today, she spends her days as the program coordinator for grants with Maryland Humanities, where she still employs lessons learned from her time as a Retriever. Continue Reading Meet a Retriever—Camilla Sandoval ’17, M.A. ’19, program coordinator for Maryland Humanities

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

Annica Wayman

Annica Wayman M6, ’99, to launch translational science program at Shady Grove

For Annica Wayman M6, ’99, mechanical engineering, this fall marks a homecoming wrapped up in a new beginning. After eight years with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), building programs from the ground up to support research projects that address international development challenges such as global health, agriculture, food security, and renewable energy, Wayman is ready for a new chapter. Wayman, who holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering with a bioengineering emphasis from Georgia Tech, sees parallels between what she did at USAID and her new role at UMBC as the College of Natural and Mathematical Science’s associate dean for… Continue Reading Annica Wayman M6, ’99, to launch translational science program at Shady Grove

New graduate program scholarship offered to all UMBC alumni

UMBC graduate programs are among the best nationwide, according to the 2019 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings, which makes a new scholarship announced this March an even sweeter deal for alumni considering a return to school. For the fall 2018 semester, all alumni starting a new master’s or certificate program at UMBC will qualify for a one-time $1,000 scholarship, which can be applied to any of the university’s 62 programs. New applicants can also receive a code to waive application fees. “We want to thank our Retriever Nation for making us so proud, and celebrate our alumni so they… Continue Reading New graduate program scholarship offered to all UMBC alumni

[Career] Upcoming Info Sessions

Editor’s Note: This information is posted on behalf of UMBC’s Division of Professional Studies, which offers a broad array of professionally focused master’s degrees and graduate certificates that help prepare professionals for today’s most in-demand careers. UMBC Cybersecurity Virtual Info Session – June 3 Join us online on June 3 at 12 p.m. to learn about Cybersecurity Graduate Programs offered at the UMBC campus. RSVP Here.  UMBC Biotechnology Info Session *In-Person – June 3 Meet us on June 3 at 12 p.m. to learn about Biotechnology Graduate Programs offered at the UMBC campus. This event is in-person in Sherman Hall… Continue Reading [Career] Upcoming Info Sessions

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