The Shell
February 2019 Alumni Newsletter
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New Year, New Terp Connections
Terps kicked off 2019 with service, sports and socializing.
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#NowATerp Tour Surprises
UMD Offers In-Person Admission to Four Hopefuls, With Lots of Hoopla
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Alumni Profile
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A Nonstop Ride
Alum Turns Cycling Into Social Media Success
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Fall in Love for Life Membership Campaign
Maybe it happened when you met your spouse in English 101. Or when you found your lifelong friend while living in Somerset Hall. Maybe it began during your first walk across McKeldin Mall, or when you watched your first Terp basketball game. No matter how it happened, you fell in love with Maryland.
Join or upgrade by Feb. 28, 2019 and save up to $250 off the standard Lifetime Member rates. Monthly payment plans are available.
Enter promo code LOVE19 on the pricing page to redeem.
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Fall in Love for Life Membership Campaign
We want to know how you met. Visit us on Facebook and post your #TerpLove4Life story using this hashtag. Please include as much detail as possible about yourself, your spouse/partner, and your love for and connection to Maryland.
All submissions will receive a digital download of 6 exclusive Terp Valentine’s Day cards AND the best Terp love story will receive a prize package!
Events
Feb. 6
Webinar: Career Transitions: How to Change Lanes or Advance Forward with Ease
Feb. 20
Baltimore Terps Trivia Night

 

Feb. 25
Annapolis, Md.: Terp Advocacy Day
Feb. 27
San Francisco: Terrapin Disruptors Silicon Valley Alumni Reception
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Florence, Italy
Mediterranean Legends
Oct. 17-28, 2019
Discover the masterpieces of the Renaissance in Florence and tour the Colosseum in Rome as you travel with fellow Terps on Oceania Cruises from Monte Carlo to Barcelona.
Book by April 18 and save!
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GOLD
Attention all Graduates of the Last Decade!
Terps like you are connected, up-to-date and involved with your alma mater. That's why you will now receive communications regarding events, programs and other opportunities curated just for you, our Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD).
If you have not already, be sure to update your information and preferences through our alumni directory so that we know how to best communicate with you. With GOLD, we hope to turn your love for Maryland into a lifelong connection!
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News
Baltimore Sun - Antietam Blush: An apple bred for Maryland is on its way, but not in a hurry
WJZ - 'My Calling in Life Is To Help People' | Baltimore Student Surprised with UMD Acceptance Caravan
Baltimore Business Journal - University of Maryland ranks among best schools for LGBT friendliness
Alum Pledges $1M to Maryland Smith
Stay active. Stay informed. Stay Connected.
How do you stay fearless? Share your pictures with us on social media!
Pop Quiz
Parren J. Mitchell Sociology Building
February is Black History Month. The Art-Sociology Building is named after Parren J. Mitchell. What accomplishment is he known for during his time at Maryland?
  1. Being the first black undergraduate
  2. Being the first black editor of the Diamondback
  3. Being the first black graduate student to take all classes on campus and receive a degree
  4. Founding the Black Student Union
  5. Being the first black tenured professor
Three Terps who answer correctly will win a University of Maryland hat!
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Ran into an old friend this morning. | #testudo #terps #proud #umd
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A great night with @Maryland_Alumni @SFTerps at @theacoakland watching that win over #Wisconsin! | #goterps #marylandalumni #stayfearlessumd
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