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Fashioning a Romance

Joe Danczuk ’15 was enrolled at UMD for all of a day when he met Christina Germano Danczuk ’15 at a dinner their roommates organized at their adjacent off-campus apartments....
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Striking the Right Notes

As a UMD tour guide, Dan Zawacki ’13 always made it a point to share with visitors that the rock band Hootie and the Blowfish filmed their “Only Wanna Be With You” music video...
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Legacy Award: John C. Ford ’64 and Sandra Sollod Poster ’64

Longtime supporters of the School of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies (TDPS)  Former radio and television students, Ford and Poster are ambassadors for TDPS and have...
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EnTERPreneur Award: Lauren Foundos ’06

Lauren Foundos ’06 Founder and CEO of Fortë Foundos left a successful career as a bond trader to launch Fortë, which has revolutionized the fitness industry by helping gyms of...
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Alumni Spotlight: Bofta Yimam '04

There’s no such thing as a slow news day for Bofta Yimam '04, an Emmy and Edward R. Murrow Award-winning journalist and Washington correspondent for the Black News Channel.
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10 for TEN: Amy Yip ’04

Amy Yip ’04, who graduated from the University of Maryland with dual degrees in computer science and communications, leads the way for ambitious women to succeed. 
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Meet the Staff: Jessica Roberts ’02

Jessica Roberts ‘02, pictured with her husband and two sons, is the Chief of Staff & Managing Director of Board Operations.
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Meet the Staff: Angela Dimopoulos ’07

Angela Dimopoulos ’07 is the Senior Director of Alumni Engagement and Outreach.
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On a Mission for a New Career, with Z. Jalloh ’01

As a marketing and communications specialist for a hospital in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Z. Jalloh ’01 spent most of spring 2020 just trying to catch her breath.

Meet the Staff: Jayde Kennedy ’21

Meet one of our newest Alumni Association Staff members - Jayde Kennedy ’21. 
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When Terrapins Connect: Meeting Terps Across the Nation

When lifetime member Eric Glazer ’11 joined Terrapins Connect back in March of 2020, he planned on offering his expertise and mentorship to current students.
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Terp Writer’s Corner: Pallavi Guha Ph.D. ’18

Pallavi Guha Ph.D. ’18 is an assistant professor of journalism at Towson University in Towson, Maryland.
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