With You, We Can Sustain Students During Internships

Editor’s note: Here at UMBC, our students are the heartbeat of campus, and we are committed to providing them the best possible education. So, for the month of March, we will be highlighting our amazing academic departments, some of their recent achievements, and ways that you can help fund their continued excellence.

Your gift is extremely important and many of our students are depending on you. Please show your support and make an impact today. With you we can make a difference.

UMBC EducationThe Education Department is proud to announce that Joan Shin ’99 M.A., instructional development systems, and ’08 Ph.D., language, literacy & culture, received the 2013 Ben Warren International House Trust Prize for her book Teaching Young Learners English. The department would also like to announce that Zane Berge, professor of education, won the Distance Education Book Award from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology.

With your help, the Education department can sustain an education student during the internship phase of their program and provide an education student with supplies and presentation material.

Click here to donate.

EnglishThe English Department is thrilled to announce that it welcomed new faculty members with expertise in contemporary African-American literature, the Harlem Renaissance, digital humanities, sound studies, and poetry. The department would also like to announce that the new graduate program is doing amazing research, ranging from the sociolinguistic study of code switching in the African-American community to the exploration of the aesthetics and politics of fan fiction in online communities.

With your help, the English department can organize a trips for students to the Folger Shakespeare Library, the Walters Art Museum, and the Creative Alliance as well as host a speakers series for UMBC students and the public, bringing in talented creative writers and journalists from around the country.

To donate, click here.

MLLIThe Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics & Intercultural Communication is proud to announce that Dr. Ana María Schwartz Caballero received the NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award. The department would also like to announce that MLLI faculty and students were featured in Russia Beyond the Headlines and Voice of America; both articles covered the Russian Club’s star-studded evening of Russian song, cuisine, and fashion.

With your help, the Modern Languages, Linguistics & Intercultural Communication department can support activities of the Intercultural Living Exchange, fund study abroad scholarships, and award students for academic excellence.

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PhilosophyThe Philosophy Department is excited to share that in the past year the it has supported undergraduate and graduate research, awarded  scholarships, and funded student trips to national conferences.

With your help, the Philosophy department can continue supporting these worthwhile initiatives and continue providing students a top-rate education.

To donate, click here.


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