Retriever Believer: Winter 2012

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FAHGivingSpeechDonors Respond to Hrabowski Fund’s Call for Innovation
At October’s Celebration of Leadership + Innovation event, UMBC’s president officially kicked off a fund designed to enable UMBC to invest in initiatives that will re-imagine what it means to teach and learn.

Savita Moses_smStudent Scholarship Corner: Savita Moses ’13, Information Systems
Thanks to her Alumni Association Scholarship, IS major Savita Moses is learning to be a leader, and she’d like to give a huge hug to donors! Read more about Savita…


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Second Annual 1966 Society Dinner
This annual dinner brought together individuals who have identified UMBC in their estate plans — and gave everyone a chance to see the new Performing Arts & Humanities Building. Read more about the 1966 Society…

scienceGates Foundation Grants $2.6 Million for STEM Transfers
In October, UMBC received a $2.6 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help build a national model for ensuring more transfer students earn degrees in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. Read more about the initiative…

signSigns of the Times
In addition to the black and gold pennants normally associated with Retriever Fever, guests at this year’s Homecoming celebration were treated to a brand-new giving education campaign, with luggage tag-inspired signs dotting the campus to show exactly how donor dollars are put to work. Read more…

helenVIDEO — Portraits of Giving: Helen Phillips ’98, M.S. ’01
As one of the first recipients of the Anthony Alvarez Award for Outstanding Students in Engineering, Helen Philips ’98, M.S. ’01, mech eng, has a very personal reason for giving back to UMBC. Watch Helen’s video…

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