Alumni News

Pillars of Strength Scholarship recipient Danielle Kelly '15 completed her degree while helping her husband adjust to life on the home front. Click here to read more.

UMUC alumna Christine Ross '06 & '08 will serve as the next Maryland Chamber of Commerce President and CEO. Click here to read more.


Alumni News

2016 Golden Tassel Recipients
During the 2016 stateside UMUC Commencement exercises, the University chose two graduates to receive golden tassels to wear during their commencement ceremony.


Career Week Events
Career Week is May 23 - 27, 2016. Whether you are changing fields or advancing in your current field, learn how to maximize and unlock your future career opportunities.


Everything You Need to Know About the 26th Alumni Reception and Awards
Whether you are attending in-person or participating online, the 26th Alumni Reception and Awards hosted by the University of Maryland University College Alumni Association has something for everyone. 


UMUC Alumna to Serve as President and CEO of Maryland Chamber of Commerce
UMUC alumna Christine Ross ’06 and ’08 will serve as the next Maryland Chamber of Commerce President and Chief Executive Officer.  Ross currently serves as the President and CEO of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce and the Bonita Springs Estero Economic Development Council in Florida. 


Cyber News
Since 2010, more than 4,000 UMUC students have graduated with a degree in cybersecurity. Find out how the university is preparing the next generation of cyber security leaders.


Hildebrand Gift to Support Military Students
Lt. Col. Dona Hildebrand (USAF, Ret.) announced a $500,000 gift to UMUC. The gift was made on behalf of her late husband, Col. Floyd G. Hildebrand, who graduated from UMUC in 1958. The gift will provide general program support within the university’s Global Military Operations unit.


Peter Smith Named Orkand Chair at UMUC
Peter Smith, Ed.D. has been named the Orkand Endowed Chair and Professor of Innovative Practices in Higher Education at University of Maryland University College (UMUC).


Congratulations Fall 2015 Graduates
The UMUC Alumni Association is excited to announce its newest 3,700+ members. Please share and welcome the Fall 2015 UMUC graduates to the Alumni Association Community!


Kathy Wharton-Johnson '04
After 21 years serving in the U.S. Navy, learn how Kathy Wharton-Johnson ’04 is now serving as the support specialist, Assistant to the Vice President at Lockheed Martin for programs throughout the Middle East and Africa.


Master's Program Changing Lives One Step at a Time
Learn how UMUC biotech students are developing and marketing a new product during their final course that is helping service members enhance their mobility.