A Philosophy of Philanthropy
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Nancy Malloy ’70, ’75 M.S., Biological Sciences and UMBC Parent Annual Fund Supporter “I was in the very first graduating class. What an extraordinary opportunity! Everything was new and an adventure. I received both my bachelor and master degrees from … Continue reading
Dr. Adia Garrett ’08, Ph.D. psychology, is quite familiar with ways of measuring success. While a doctoral student at UMBC, Garrett studied the effectiveness of standardized tests used by elementary schools to chart student progress. She also understands that her … Continue reading
College life can be hectic; for Sam Wilson ’11, it’s a downright race to the finish. Between running laps for the UMBC track team and managing a 17-credit course load, the last thing the junior geography and environmental systems major … Continue reading
Teachers — for all they do — so often fly under the radar, inspiring students to succeed while taking little credit for themselves. The late UMBC biology faculty member, Carl Weber, was one of those teachers. His legacy, however, will … Continue reading