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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. 

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Six Reasons to Join Terps Thrive in 2023

New year, new you! Whether you are setting out to crush fitness goals, volunteer in your community, or simply get up with one less alarm in the morning - the start of a new year...
Picture of Kate Carney (left) and Alison Cardy (right), who were connected on Coaches Corner - a program connecting Terps with career coaches that help them start, advance or pivot their career.

Careers Unlimited: A Coach in Your Corner

Kate Carney (left) and Alison Cardy (right) were connected on Coaches Corner - a program connecting Terps with career coaches that help them start, advance or pivot their career.
The keynote address for the inaugural Young Alumni Conference titled “Against All Odds, Finding Success as a Young Alum” featured Rehan Staton ’18 and moderator Catalina Mejía ’18.

Inaugural Young Alumni Conference a Hit With Recent Terp Grads

The inaugural event on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022 was held at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, and over 100 young alums gathered for a keynote address, breakout sessions, career...
Vionna Adams MCP '02

The Career Design Fellowship: Guiding Terps toward new career opportunities

Over more than 15 years in engineering, Vionna Adams’ career has kept her plenty busy — just not exactly in the ways she had hoped.
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Friday Five: Last Chance to Sign Up for Career Week

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 are essentials in...
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Friday Five: Career Week Is Back!

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 are essentials in...
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Friday Five: Free Career Guides

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 are essentials in...
Lisa Dorsey

Terp Tip: Sharpening that investment pitch with Terp alumna Lisa Dorsey

Lisa Dorsey spent more than two decades as an institution equity research sales professional to institutional investors. She worked on the front lines of investing with some...
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Learn how to make a change: Q&A with Brian Le Gette ’89

Are you thinking about switching to a new career but nervous to take the first step? The Maryland Alumni Association spoke with Brian Le Gette ’89, who transitioned from...
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Terp Tip Tuesday: Wellness in the Workplace with Dr. April Martin '03

In today’s office climate, feeling overwhelmed is standard. It’s easy to write off articles and seminars regarding wellness when you feel like you don’t even have the time to...