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UMBC is a 2022 Great College to Work For—the nation’s only R1 university to excel in every category

This week, ModernThink’s Great Colleges to Work For program again recognized UMBC as a top institution nationwide in every measured category, from well-being and shared governance to mission and pride. UMBC is the only R1 university in the nation to achieve this honor, which is based on employee ratings. Continue Reading UMBC is a 2022 Great College to Work For—the nation’s only R1 university to excel in every category

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UMBC wins prestigious APLU award for global engagement strategy

UMBC is the only North American university to receive this prestigious Gold Award, affirming the collective, intentional work behind UMBC’s global engagement strategy. It reflects two years of work engaging over 400 members of the UMBC community, who together envisioned the future of UMBC’s global interconnections. Continue Reading UMBC wins prestigious APLU award for global engagement strategy

UMBC’s Jack Suess and instructional tech team earn national awards for leadership, innovation

“What makes this award special is that it truly recognizes the work of our entire Division of Information Technology (DoIT),” Suess says. “Our team’s work, particularly in helping the university quickly shift to remote learning last year, due to COVID, reflects a spirit of empathy and collaboration. This spirit has made IT true partners in the university’s success, not just technology experts.” Continue Reading UMBC’s Jack Suess and instructional tech team earn national awards for leadership, innovation

UMBC’s Jack Suess to receive 2020 EDUCAUSE Leadership Award

“Leaders around the country admire Jack’s valuable contributions to IT and higher education. He is a fine example of enlightened leadership,” says UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski. “We all know Jack leads effectively by serving selflessly. What makes him most extraordinary is that his emotional intelligence matches his impressive technical skills.” Continue Reading UMBC’s Jack Suess to receive 2020 EDUCAUSE Leadership Award

Lynne Schaefer and Jack Suess share UMBC’s “collaborative style” as national higher ed leaders

Lynne Schaefer and Jack Suess are known across UMBC for their essential roles in shaping and sustaining the university’s strong and steady growth over the years. They’ve also had a major impact beyond the university through leading boards of directors of national higher education organizations, bringing “UMBC’s collaborative style” along with them. Continue Reading Lynne Schaefer and Jack Suess share UMBC’s “collaborative style” as national higher ed leaders

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“Chronicle” names UMBC one of the nation’s best colleges to work for, with honors

“This honor is meaningful for us because it reflects how UMBC is truly a supportive and inclusive community,” says President Freeman Hrabowski. “This is a place where we believe in mutual respect and in achieving great things when we combine our strengths and work together toward our shared vision.” Continue Reading “Chronicle” names UMBC one of the nation’s best colleges to work for, with honors

UMBC receives grant to strengthen sexual assault prevention and response, joins MHEC in sharing campus climate survey results

Specific objectives include increasing awareness of and access to survivor services; assessing and enhancing the capacity of campus response teams to address sexual violence; and providing comprehensive survivor-centered trainings that include specific information on serving LGBT students and students of color. Continue Reading UMBC receives grant to strengthen sexual assault prevention and response, joins MHEC in sharing campus climate survey results

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