Skip to main content
Home About Us

News & Stories

News & Stories

Keep up with your fellow alumni through spotlights, Q&As and more! Read inspiring stories, professional advice and exciting updates from your fellow fearless alumni. You may even find an old friend or story that reminds you of the great times you spent here at The University of Maryland.

students outdoors

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Terp Businesses

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, celebrating the historical and cultural contributions of AAPI individuals to the United States.
Terps under 30

Inspiring Terp Alums Share Experiences at Terps Under 30

On April 6, current Terps and Terp alums gathered together for the Student Alumni Leadership Council’s (SALC) fifth annual Terps Under 30 hallmark event.
Sasha Loriene BGWP Tee

Painting a New Landscape: Alum’s Organization Brings Together Women Artists of Color

Sasha-Loriene McClain ’12 likes to joke that she was the world’s briefest studio art major. 
Acosta4 Headshot 1

Meet the Board of Governors: The Honorable Carlos F. Acosta '85, M.A. '91

As a student at the University of Maryland, Carlos F. Acosta ’85, M.A. ’91 saw plenty of parking tickets, but not because he was a campus scofflaw. 
UMD22 Mar Comm AA BAW Email Header

Meet the Black Alumni Weekend Steering Committee

The University of Maryland’s inaugural Black Alumni Weekend will welcome Terps back to College Park to celebrate with friends, reconnect with fellow classmates, and enjoy a...
Bert Williams BOG Portraits 11012019 1414crop 2

Meet the Board of Governors: Bert Williams ’96

When he walked across the stage at graduation 26 years ago, Bert Williams ’96 received two items: a certificate for his criminal justice degree and a University of Maryland...
Screen Shot 2022 03 30 at 12 44 22 PM

Get to Know Lakisha Ann Woods '97 — Executive Vice President/Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of Architects

Lakisha Ann Woods ’97, CAE, is the executive vice president and chief executive officer of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), a dynamic network of more than 94,000...
Ted Offit Arms Crossed background

Meet the Board of Governors: Theodore “Ted” A. Offit ’77

The University of Maryland was a fond but distant memory for attorney Theodore “Ted” A. Offit ’77 when he traveled to Philadelphia 20 years ago to open his law firm’s third office.
Screen Shot 2022 03 18 at 10 50 27 AM

10 for TEN: Lori Steenhoek ’05

Award-winning 3-D artist Lori Steenhoek ’05 is the founder of Capital Pixel, specializing in real estate and architectural visualization design. 
Screen Shot 2022 03 18 at 10 47 28 AM

10 for TEN: Angie Dobransky ’87

Angie Dobransky ’87, founder of RAD Strategic Partners, Inc and co-author of “Life Lessons in Success,” coaches people on how to maximize their success.
students outdoors

Celebrating Women Terp Businesses

A nationally recognized celebration in March, Women's History Month originated in 1981, coinciding with the anniversary of an 1857 women’s strike for better pay and working...
Screen Shot 2022 03 08 at 10 44 57 AM

Alumni Profile: Deanna Perlmutter-Tarulli '89

By Rich Cohen '87, Immediate Past President of the NNJ Terps Network When I heard that the Alumni Association wanted each regional network to spotlight an alumna for Women’s...
Current Page is 2