Retriever Believer: Summer 2013




Donors and Students Share Success Stories at Annual Endowed Scholarship Luncheon
More than 100 donors and students met — many of them for the first time — to celebrate the lasting legacy the support of scholarships can bring. > Read more and see a slideshow from the luncheon

Greg Cangialosi '96 (far right) talks with students about careers in startups at the Betamore Startup Crawl in May.Time, Talent and Treasure
Donor Profile: Greg Cangialosi ’96

As a master of marketing tech and entrepreneurship, UMBC alumnus Greg Cangialosi ’96, English, always seems to be two – or ten – steps ahead of pretty much everyone else. He has to be. And yet, in the best of ways, Cangialosi is an old-fashioned
guy with a timeless sense of what really matters. A generous volunteer, he embraces the three pillars of philanthropy – time, talent and treasure – and UMBC is all the better for it. > Read more here

PerezFerrero,MicaelaScholarship Q&A: Micaela A. Perez Ferrero ’13, Political Science
A scholarship winner and future teacher, Micaela Perez Ferrero ’13, political science, received a number of scholarships while at UMBC, including the Alumni Association Scholarship, Sondheim Public Affairs Scholars Program, The Shattuck Family Entrepreneurial Scholars Program, and The UMBC Political Science Department.  > Read more here

30for30_small30 Days. 30 Scholarships for Deserving UMBC Students.
When students have the scholarship support they need, they can do AMAZING things. And during the month of June, we’re using Facebook to showcase students who are doing just that – making the most of their time at UMBC, and changing the world for the better, with the aid of scholarships. > Read more here

HilltopSociety-SandyHilltop Society Meets, Greets in Black Box Theatre
Members of UMBC’s Hilltop Society gathered in the Black Box Theatre of the new Performing Arts and Humanities Building in May to celebrate their special commitment to UMBC.  > Read more here

Carmi Video StillVIDEO: Portraits of Giving: Shlomo and Rachel Carmi
When Dr. Shlomo Carmi – former Dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology and professor of mechanical engineering – retired from UMBC this semester, he and his wife Rachel decided to give back to the university that has been such a big part of their lives for so many years. > Watch the Video

This year's award winner Diana Marcu, Dr. Michael Hayden,Dr. Geoffrey Summers, Mrs. Eleanor Mulligan '81, and Dr. William LaCourse.Annual Mulligan Lecture Honors Founding Physics Professor
UMBC’s Physics Department recently honored one of its
founding faculty members with the seventh annual
Joseph Mulligan Memorial Lecture, which focuses on a
topic related to the history of physics. > Read more here

newspaperA Tradition From UMBC’s Earliest Years
Check out this lovely piece of UMBC history, discovered by UMBC archivist Lindsey Loeper ’04. Turns out UMBC’s founding class, the Class of 1970, worked together to collect donations from the UMBC community and surrounding businesses to establish a campus fund to assist students that were having trouble paying their full tuition bill. Now that’s Retriever Spirit! > Read more here


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