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Volunteer Appreciation Tessa Trach

Do Good Month Volunteer Spotlight - Tessa Trach ’17

Do Good month, April 1-30, is an opportunity for the University of Maryland to highlight the good our alums are doing throughout their communities!
Brig. Gen. Irene Zoppi '04, U.S. Army Reserve deputy commanding general for the 200th Military Police Command, receives her star shoulder boards from her husband, Thomas Zoppi, and son, Andrew Zoppi, as she is promoted from the rank of colonel during a ceremony held on Fort Meade, Maryland, Aug. 28, 2017.

Blazing New Trails with Irene Zoppi

Irene M. (Rodríguez) Zoppi ‘04 was promoted to brigadier general in August 2017. It marked the first time a Puerto Rican woman held the rank of general in the U.S. Army Reserve.
Photo collage of Sam Jane '26, Olabasi Omoniyi-Alake ’24, Vainavi Gambhir ‘25, Nelson Chen ‘24 and Ella Williams '26 - Alumni Association Scholarship Recipients

Terp Writer’s Corner: Toni Andrews ‘82

Toni Andrews ‘82, author of “The Road To Second Chance" explores themes of forgiveness, patriotism, and much more. Read on to learn more about about her, her inspiration and her...
Jeff Rivest '75 at an Alumni Association event

Former Board of Governor's President Jeff Rivest ’75 Reflects on a Year of Growth

Read on to learn how far the Alumni Association has come, from the thoughts of former Alumni Association Board of Governors President Jeffrey Rivest '75.
Mike Goldfarb, left, who suffers from polycystic kidney disease PKD, is in need of a kidney. In 2012, fraternity brother Gene Fatula, right, donated one of his.

Terp Alum’s Kidney Gift Sparks Decade-long Friendship and New Search for Donor

Gene Fatula ’88 (right) described his father, Edward, as a noncompliant diabetic. In 1998, at the age of 61, he suffered a heart attack at his son’s Philadelphia-area home and...
(Left to right) Mark Groff, Julie Groff '83, Stephanie Groff '13, Barrett Claunch (Stephanie's husband), Hayley Groff '16, Steve Bernard (Hayley's partner) and family friend Geneva Chang (front) at a 2021 MoCo Terps crab feast

For One Maryland Family, Terp Basketball Connects Generations

Some people have a dream college from the time they’re in middle school. For Stephanie Groff ’13, that moment came a little earlier: in utero.
Bill Kennedy '69

Terp Writer's Corner - Bill Kennedy's 'Dark Side of the Moon'

Bill Kennedy ‘69, is the Sci-Fi author of three novels, “The Dark Side of the Moon” and “The Dark Side of the Moon: The Return (a duology), and “Angels in the Desert". He...
Photo of Cindy Grossmueller McClure

She's making her mark, and it's by design

Grossmueller McClure was on a pre med track in high school. But visits to a family friend’s sample room, complete with multiple types of materials, colors and textures, helped...
Fireworks at the 2023 University of Maryland Commencement Ceremony

There's a Terp for That - How Alumni Experts are Uplifting Their Alma Mater

“For University Relations, the goal should be straight forward: take care of the staff, who will be motivated to take care of the alumni."
Sara Bittner' (UMD Class of 2019) talks about her new book in this Terp Writer's Corner piece

Unraveling the Secrets of the Pharaohs - Sara Bittner's 'Child of Ra'

Sara Bittner ‘19, a Computer Science major turned author, has been writing since before she was 13. Her novel, “Child of Ra”, was her first time putting her work out for others...
Dan Kaplan poses with friends at a climb for hope mission

How to build Culture and Connection in a Disconnected World

Dan Kaplan (BA English & Business, ‘91) provides communications training to leaders, managers, and teams, using DiSC, the 5 Behaviors of A Cohesive Team, and his heart. Read...
Patty Wang speaking with Founders Legacy Society donors at a recent luncheon.

UMD's Gift Planning - Estate Planning Essentials with Patty Wang

Meet Patty Wang, Executive Director of Gift Planning and UMD staff member of 37 years and counting. As Patty will tell you, she “helps nice people do nice things for other...
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