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Alumni News

UMUC and the Department of Veterans Affairs Create a New Partnership
On Monday, July 10, 2017, UMUC’s President Javier Miyares signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to create a collaborative partnership between the VA’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion and UMUC’s Career Services Office.

 

UMUC Grad Earns Military Times Award
Military Times' awarded Navy information systems technician first class Justin Sullivan '16 its coveted Service Member of the Year award. 

 

2017 Pillars of Strength Scholarships Awarded to Caregivers of Wounded Veterans
The 2017 Pillars of Strength Scholarship recipients were recently announced and honored at a ceremony at the MGM Hotel and Casino. Learn more about how these caregivers of wounded veterans plan on using their education to give back to the community and fulfill their education goals.

 

New Art Exhibition Opens in UMUC Arts Program Gallery
Join the UMUC community in celebrating the new work of artist and professor Curlee Raven Holton.

 

UMUC Wins Four Hermes Creative Awards
Thank you UMUC alumni community for contributing and participating in the quality programming of your alma mater to win four Hermes Creative Awards. Learn more about what programs took top honors.

 

Pilot Program Expands Career Opportunities for Servicemembers and Veterans
Find out how UMUC is accelerating the process through which it grants prior-learning credit to servicemembers and veterans who wish to study cybersecurity. 

 

Stopping the Rise—and Rise—of Ransomware Attacks
UMUC Cybersecurity Technology Program Chair Mansur Hasib points to three key reasons why ransomware payments in 2016 will hit a billion dollars compared to $24 million paid in 2015. 

 

UMUC Team Wins Watson Analytics Competition
UMUC graduate students brainstormed on a project that used climate data to foresee outbreaks of Lyme disease. For their effort, they beat out 210 other university teams for the top spot in the prestigious Watson Analytics Global Competition.

 

Top 10 Ways to Earn Prizes as a Social Media MVP
Watch the "Top 10 Ways" video to learn how you can earn points to receive prizes by sharing UMUC news related stories to your social media followers by becoming a UMUC Social MVP today!

 

Pillars of Strength Scholarship Coverage
WUSA Channel 9 in Washington D.C. featured UMUC Pillars of Strength Scholarship recipient Secret Brutely in a recent story highlighting her and the Pillars of Strength scholarship program.