Stories

Learn more about the Student Affairs story through its people, expertise, and achievements. Student Affairs staff are leaders in their fields. Their compassionate, thoughtful approach puts students at the center of all they do. Staff regularly receive awards and acknowledgements for their leadership. They are interviewed for local and national news and trend stories, and for publications in their field of expertise.

Center for Democracy and Civic Life Staff Present at CLDE

Center for Democracy and Civic Life staff, Dr. David Hoffman, Ph.D. ‘13, and Tess McRae ‘22 led UMBC’s delegation at the June 2024 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Meeting hosted by...

Posted: June 11, 2024, 10:56 AM

Dr. Bruce Herman, RIH director, to retire from UMBC

Campus wide reception July 10, 2 - 4 p.m., Skylight Room

Dr. Bruce Herman, director of health and counseling for Retriever Integrated Health (RIH), is retiring from UMBC effective August 1, after four decades of service to higher education, including 26...

Posted: June 5, 2024, 12:11 PM

Expansion of MTIP featured in technical.ly

Program administered by UMBC’s Career Center

The recent expansion of the Maryland Technology Internship Program (MTIP), administered by UMBC’s Career Center, was featured in the May 22, 2024 technical.y article, “Major state funding boost...

Posted: June 4, 2024, 1:15 PM

Congratulations to New Exempt Staff Senators!

The Division of Student Affairs congratulates three exempt staff who will begin serving as new exempt staff senators starting June 1, 2024: *Dr. Griselda Flores, director, Off-Campus Student...

Posted: May 15, 2024, 8:45 AM

Three Questions With ... Vic Madrid

Retriever Integrated Health

Three Questions With … is an opportunity to celebrate and learn more about staff in the Division of Student Affairs. This month, get to know Vic Madrid from Retriever Integrated Health! Name:...

Posted: May 14, 2024, 2:22 PM

David Hoffman Named Faculty Fellow of the Year

Every May, Honors College graduating students vote for the Faculty Fellow of the Year who best embodies the ideals of the Honors College in their teaching of a seminar. This year’s recipient is...

Posted: May 14, 2024, 2:20 PM

Amery Thompson, OCSS, in Middlesex President's Report

Amery Thompson, assistant director for transfer student success, was the subject of the lead article in Middlesex College President Mark McCormick’s 2024 report: “A successful transferee is now in...

Posted: May 13, 2024, 8:56 AM

Cathy Myers, SCCS, Completes "Building Bridges Across MD"

Congratulations to Cathy Myers, program administrative specialist in Student Conduct and Community Standards, who completed the Building Bridges Across Maryland Administrative Support Program!...

Posted: May 9, 2024, 11:39 AM

Off-Campus Student Services Honors Transfer Students

Inducted into Tau Sigma National Honors Society

On April 19, the Alpha Psi Chapter of Tau Sigma National Honors Society had the honor of inducting 40 members, the largest induction in UMBC history! With determination and dedication, these...

Posted: May 9, 2024, 11:35 AM

MTIP Expansion for Internship Opportunities

Career Center to increase funds, add 300 internships

The Career Center is getting ready for a groundbreaking expansion of their Maryland Technology Internship Program (MTIP), thanks to a visionary $700,000 budget boost from Governor Wes Moore and...

Posted: May 9, 2024, 11:31 AM