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 invited to speak and facilitate at professional conferences and meetings, and are interviewed for local and national news and trend stories, and for publications in their field of expertise.

Residential Life's Seymour Chambers Appointed

to Association for Student Conduct Administration Leadership

In September 2022, Seymour Chambers, assistant director of residential student conduct and community well-being, was appointed as the co-chair for the Historically Underrepresented Institutions...

Posted: September 19, 2022, 1:59 PM

Associate Director Romy Huebler Recognized for Leadership

Huebler Receives ADP Spirit of Democracy Award

The American Democracy Project (ADP), an initiative of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), presented its first Spirit of Democracy Award to Associate Director of...

Posted: June 23, 2022, 8:44 AM

VP Nancy Young Named One of Maryland's Top 100 Women

Recognized by The Daily Record for Leadership and Impact

Nationally recognized for her leadership and broad expertise, Vice President for Student Affairs Nancy Young is creating strategic partnerships across the university and beyond, and she is...

Posted: April 4, 2022, 8:37 AM

Center for Democracy and Civic Life Staff at National Forums

PLACE Collaboratory, Kettering Foundation Events

On November 4, Director of the Center for Democracy and Civic Life David Hoffman Ph.D. ’13, language, literacy, and culture (LLC), Emily Paul ‘21, Felipe Filomeno, Nic Nemec ‘21, Assistant...

Posted: January 4, 2022, 9:51 AM

Center for Well-Being Supports Student Success

Resources Focus on Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Health

The opening of the Center for Well-Being in September 2021 was an exciting moment for UMBC and for our work in public and community health. The Center is a symbol of our campus' commitment to our...

Posted: December 13, 2021, 10:13 AM

VP Nancy Young Quoted in Two Baltimore Sun Articles

Serves as expert for national and international media

Vice President for Student Affairs Nancy Young, Ph.D. was quoted in the October 1, 2021 Baltimore Sun story, “Universities find mandates effective in convincing Maryland students to get COVID...

Posted: December 10, 2021, 12:37 PM

VP Nancy Young Completes Term as Chair of APLU Council

Young led Student Affairs Council in 2021

In 2021, Vice President for Student Affairs Nancy Young, Ph.D., served as chair of the Council on Student Affairs (CSA), part of the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU), a...

Posted: December 10, 2021, 12:36 PM

Staff and Alumni Lead, Facilitate at Nat'l Meeting

American Democracy Project/NASPA Joint Meeting

David Hoffman, Ph.D. ’13, language, literacy, and culture (LLC), director of the Center for Democracy and Civic Life Staff, along with other leaders from ADP and NASPA, led the 2021 American...

Posted: December 8, 2021, 1:18 PM

More UMBC Students Voted in 2020 Than in Previous Years

Nat'l Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement Report

The National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement’s latest report shows a surge in U.S. student voter participation in 2020, a trend that includes UMBC students. David Hoffman, Ph.D. ’13,...

Posted: December 8, 2021, 1:14 PM