Lambda Pride is the University of Maryland, College Park's official Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and Ally (LGBTQIA) network. Our membership is open to all alumni and friends—including current students, faculty, staff, and families of students. Founded in 1998, Lambda Pride exists to connect alumni to one another, and to support learning and success of LGBTQIA students at the University of Maryland, College Park. 

Fall 2014 Events

Maryland & Ohio State LGBT Pre-Game Social
Friday, October, 3. 5:30-8:00 pm
Nellie's Sports Bar
Visit our Facebook event page! Register online at

Lambda Pride and The Ohio State University Scarlet & Gay alumni groups are teaming up for a joint social on the eve of our first football game as Big Ten rivals! All UMD and OSU alumni and friends are welcome. This event is open to all! We'll be raffling off cash prizes for the first 75 Terps and you could win up to $100!

  1. Come to the UMD/OSU LGBT Alumni Pre-Game Social sporting Maryland Terrapin apparel.
  2. Check into the event on Facebook by posting a photo of yourself making sure you show your Terp Pride in the photo!
  3. Visit the "Terp Table" at Nellie's and show us your photo check-in on the Facebook event in exchange for an envelope with a cash prize.

LGBT Financial Planning Seminar
Wednesday, October 22. 5:30-7:00 pm
University of Maryland campus
Van Munching Hall Room 2333
More Info Coming Soon!

Maryland & American University Social
Thursday, November 6
More Info Coming Soon!

Lambda Pride Holiday Fundraiser
Wednesday, December 10
More Info Coming Soon!

Connect with Us

We welcome new members and invite alumni to join and get involved today!

Get Involved

The Lambda Pride leadership team is growing and needs you! Are you interested in strengthening your connection to the University by being a core member of Lambda Pride's future? Consider joining our leadership team. We're in need of proud LGBTQIA Terp alums for the following volunteer roles:Treasurer
  • Vice President-Educational Programs
  • Vice President-Social Programs
  • Vice President-Finances
  • Vice President-Marketing and Communications
  • Vice President-Big Ten Liaison
Please contact Joey DeSanto Jones if you are interested in learning more about joining the leadership team and volunteering with our network. 

Lambda Pride Leadership

President: Joey DeSanto Jones '02 and '06

Vice President-Educational Programs: Vacant

Vice President-Social Programs: Vacant

Vice President-Finances: Vacant

Vice President-Marketing and Communications: Vacant

Vice President-Big Ten Liaison: Vacant

Past Events

Lambda Pride experienced a productive, fun, and busy year in 2013/2014 in which we co-hosted several events with our partners in the LGBT Staff & Faculty Association. You can read about our activities in the UMD Pride Report for 2014.

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