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Friday Five: The Maryland Way

Friday Five: The Maryland Way

Welcome to the Friday Five, a roundup of the best your Alumni Association and other UMD communities have to offer. From the latest events to fun facts, here’s essentials in five categories for you to check out this weekend.

1. What's Happening

- Student and Family Panel - June 21 | 7 p.m. EDT

Hear from a panel of highly involved Terp family members and current students about the UMD experience. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask any questions about campus life, resources for parents, and more. SIGN UP

2. Quotables
Gabriela Winter ‘22 (left), Edom Mesfein ‘20 (center), Athena Sackleh ‘22 (right).

The Maryland Way with Edom Mesfein '20

"This class of 2020 alumna committed to UMD before touring the school, but could not have been happier with her choice. She made life-long friends at college, and gained invaluable experiences on campus." Spencer Friedman ‘22Alumni Blog; READ MORE


3. A Little Fun
Girl reading a book.

- Calling All Bookworms

Looking for a great weekend read? Why not join your fellow Terp alumni for a fun book sesh? Join the virtual alumni book club to connect with fellow booklovers. Choose between books in fiction and leadership development. JOIN THE BOOK CLUB



4. Let's Get Social

McKeldin Mall

- Instagram Aesthetic

Sandra Edmunds '71 speaks on why she joined the Alumni Association. SEE POST


5. Friendly Reminders

- Terps Supporting #TerpBusiness

Join us for #TerpBusiness, a celebration of alumni businesses. Submit your business’ information to access a list of the Alumni Association's business resources during COVID-19 (and beyond), and for a chance to be featured on the Alumni Association’ssocial media channels. JOIN #TERPBUSINESS


That's it for this week, Terps. Make sure to check back with us every Friday, and update your information in the alumni directory to always receive the latest from your Alumni Association. Have a lovely weekend!



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