A Philosophy of Philanthropy
UMBC believes that philanthropy is not only vital to the long term health of the university, but a fulfilling act that connects people and unlocks potential. Alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents, foundations, corporations and other friends support UMBC because we believe in its mission.
These are stories of philanthropy at its best.
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UMBC Rugby players past and present joined together for the first UMBC Rugby Day of Service, partnering with Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake and Habitat for Humanity Sandtown to demolish and clean up one site, and to build a … Continue reading
Five students in UMBC’s College of Engineering and Information Technology have been selected for major scholarships to pursue studies in cybersecurity-related fields under UMBC’s participation in the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Scholarship for Service (SFS) Federal CyberCorps program. As SFS … Continue reading
The UMBC women’s soccer team raised $1300 for breast cancer research during its recent “Fight in Pink” contest on Oct. 14 against Stony Brook. The money will go directly to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, a foundation that … Continue reading
Graduate student-athlete Joseph Bieberich ’12, environmental science, will receive the first annual Haud Collumi Scholarship, which is funded largely by alumni of the UMBC Rugby Football Club. Bieberich is captain of the men’s rugby team. During Bieberich’s senior year at … Continue reading
We all give to UMBC for different reasons. In this “Portraits of Giving,” double alumna Helen Phillips ’98, M.S. ’01, mechanical engineering, shares the story behind why she created a scholarship in honor of her mother. As one of the … Continue reading
UMBC’s donors support the university for many reasons, and for that we are grateful. One such donor is Jean Rittermann, President of Conveyor Handling Company, Inc., who along with her sister, Nancy Carey, established the Anthony Alvarez Award for Outstanding … Continue reading