Alumni News

UMUC Alumni demonstrate how they are “Making Their Mark” through both their personal and professional achievements. Click here to read more.

After retiring as a Chief Warrant Officer in the U.S. Army, learn how Vernon Green, Jr. ’10 & ’12 applied his education and skill sets into becoming his own bossClick here to read his story.


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Alumni News

October Volunteer of the Month: Dr. Anh Thai, '96 and '02
This month's volunteer of the month is Dr. Anh Thai '96 and '02. Dr. Thai spent his career in business management and leadership, working 10 years for the government and more than 20 years in the private sector. Read more about Dr. Thai.


UMUC Qualifies for National Cyber Analyst Challenge Finals
A team of graduate and undergraduate students from University of Maryland University College (UMUC) has advanced to the final round of the 2016 National Cyber Analyst Challenge.


UMUC October Events to Help Enhance Your Career
This month, your UMUC Career Services team will host a number of career events focused on career advancement and cybersecurity. Check out the details for each event and use the links provided to register!


UMUC Mentor Program “Mix and Match” Event
More than 80 UMUC students and alumni joined the UMUC Career Mentor Program either online or in-person at the Dave & Buster’s in Capitol Heights for the first “Mix and Match” Speed Mentoring Event. Learn more about the UMUC Mentor Program and the event >>


In Case You Missed It: Government Week 2016 Recap
University of Maryland University College’s (UMUC) Office of Career Services recently hosted Government Week 2016, which offered UMUC students and alumni a wide range of online and on-site events dedicated to assisting them with their government job search. 


UMUC Receives Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine
University of Maryland University College received the 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.


How One UMUC Alum Got the Experience She Needed to Launch Her New Career
UMUC alumna Kenithia Alston, ‘15 realized in order for her to successfully change careers, getting experience in her target career field was essential. Learn how she gained valuable experience to help her land not just a job, but a career.


White House Addresses Cyber Workforce Needs
UMUC Professor Jeff Tjiputra shared his views on how to expand the STEM pipeline and promote cybersecurity as a vocation through competitions to the White House's Office of Science and Technology. 


When to Do What: An Action Plan for Military Transition Success
Transitioning out of the military can be both scary and exciting, and is often overwhelming. Learn how to manage the career-related aspects of transitioning into simple action steps so that you know what to do and when to do it.


Alumnus Gives Voice to America
Learn how Andre Mendes '08 and '12 is leading the information and technology efforts for the U.S. Government’s independent global media agency that shares American news and events with people around the world who lack access to free-flowing news and information.