President Barack Obama Commemorates UMUC’s 70th Anniversary
Before he left office, President Barack Obama wrote a celebratory letter to UMUC commemorating its 70th anniversary.
McCaul to Reporters: The U.S. Is Losing the Cyber War
The United States is losing the war in the cyber world, the Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security told journalists gathered for a one-day UMUC-sponsored cybersecurity seminar for reporters on Jan. 11. Read more.
U.S. Office of Personnel Management and UMUC Expand Federal Employee Discounted Rates
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and University of Maryland University College (UMUC) have expanded upon their 2014 agreement which provides a 25 percent discount on out-of-state tuition rates on courses, certificates, and degree programs to all current Federal employees, spouses, and their legal dependents.
UMUC Couple Pays Forward Their Education with Scholarship Fund
While simultaneously embarking on their coursework, David and Patricia Westlein decided to pursue their education journey in the same way they approached life, together.
UMUC Alumnus and HR Innovator Named on SHRM’s ‘30 Under 30’
At 24, Joey Price ’11 created Jumpstart:HR, a consulting and outsourcing firm dedicated to helping small business owners and startup founders build better, more stable businesses. Five years later, Price’s innovation and ambition has landed him a spot on the Society for Human
Resource Management (SHRM)’s inaugural 30 Under 30 list.
Public Policy Forum Hosted by UMUC Focuses on Personal Data and State Infrastructure
UMUC hosted the Maryland Cybersecurity Council’s public policy forum featuring public and private sector cybersecurity experts discussing personal data collection, privacy and infrastructure protection, and incidence response.
SBA Appoints Maria Roat '14 as Chief Information Officer
Veteran government IT executive joins SBA from the Department of Transportation. She will continue modernization of the agency's IT services and infrastructure.
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.
Gen. John W. Vessey Jr. (U.S. Army, Ret.) '63 Passing
Gen. John W. Vessey Jr. (U.S. Army, Ret.)—a 1963 graduate of UMUC, the first chair of the University's Board of Visitors, and the 10th chair of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff—passed away last month at his home in North Oaks, Minnesota. He was 94.
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