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May 2022 Alumni Newsletter
Gallery of images from Black Alumni Weekend and A Celebration of Terps: Featuring the Maryland Awards.
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Celebrating You
From Black Alumni Weekend to A Celebration of Terps: Featuring the Maryland Awards, April was a time to celebrate Terps.
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Trimming Vaccine Hesitancy
Public Health Professor's Expertise Targets Disparities in Health Care
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Historic photos from UMD yearbooks; Photo of Crampton and collage by Stephanie S. Cordle.
Terp Profile
Memories of 1930s College Park
106-Year-Old Alum Shares Her Favorite UMD Recollections
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Quantum computing lab, JQI (Joint Quantum Institute)., Room SB0143, Physical Sciences Complex.
Quantum: UMD's Leading Impact
May 4 | 6-8 p.m. EDT
The Hall CP | College Park, Md.
The University of Maryland is a cornerstone of quantum research and development, and a critical center of discovery advancing a field that will help define our future. Join us at the Terp-owned restaurant and event space, The Hall CP, for a night of networking and discussing with university leaders why the future is quantum.
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Photo of books and magazines on a table
APAAN Book Club
May 22 | 2-3 p.m. EDT
To celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, join us for the inaugural meeting of the Asian Pacific American Alumni Network (APAAN) book club! We will be reading Ellen Oh's "A Thousand Beginnings and Endings," a collection of short stories inspired by Asian folktales.
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10th Annual Maryland in Manhattan
Terps Take Manhattan
May 25 | 6:30-10 p.m. EDT
SlateNYC | New York, N.Y.
Maryland in Manhattan is back! Join your Alumni Association, UMD coaches, leadership and fellow local Terps for a fun evening at SlateNYC. Tickets are on sale now, so take advantage of early-bird pricing. The first 200 people to register will receive branded Maryland in Manhattan earbuds.
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EnTERPreneur Conference | June 9, 2022
EnTERPreneur Conference
June 9
Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center | College Park, Md.
Register today for the third annual EnTERPreneur Conference. Join fellow Terp entrepreneurs for the opportunity to network and learn from experts across different sectors. The event also features Under Armour Executive Chairman and Brand Chief Kevin Plank '96 in conversation with President Darryll J. Pines.
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Alumni Association member posing with a brick with the words 'Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center' engraved on it.
Buy a Brick | Leave a Legacy
In honor of Commencement 2022 and Mother's and Father's Day, you can now purchase a brick at up to 50% off:
* $149 Member Price $149 (reg. $300)
* $199 Non-Member Price (reg. $350)
Commemorate these milestones or declare your love for a team, club, sorority or fraternity. By etching your name into a legacy brick, you become part of the history of your alma mater. The sale price is valid through June 30, 2022.
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Bricks will be installed in the fall of 2022 at our beautiful Legacy Plaza at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center.
Bride and groom posing for a photo outdoors at the Moxley Gardens outside of the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center
Get Married at Riggs
Readers of Unique Venues magazine have selected the University of Maryland, College Park as the 2021 Runner-Up for "Best Venue for Weddings." Check out the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center for your special day.
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Influence The Conversation | Alumni Association Members posing at an outdoor table at a gathering the Moxely Gardens outside of the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center
Your Opinion Matters
Look out for our alumni survey, coming to your inbox in the next few days. Tell us what's important to you so that we can better serve you and your fellow Terps. To show our appreciation, every alumnus who completes the survey is entered to win one of 10 University of Maryland swag bags!
Job Openings, From The Terrapins Connect Job Board
ProVise Management Group, a company based out of Tampa Bay, is hiring a senior financial advisor who will assume a lead role facilitating client relationships and growth.
Westat, an employee owned research corporation, is hiring a public health research analyst who will work with a multidisciplinary team of researchers focused on prevention research and other related areas of public health.
Clear Law Institute, a fast-growing company that provides engaging, self-paced training modules on various ethics and compliance topics, is hiring a remote production associate.
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University of Maryland Alumni Association Membership | Photo of McKledin Mall with Main Admin in the back, with students walking around. The words 'Advance With Maryland' are super-imposed on the field.
Your Alumni Association is the #1 way to stay linked with the resources and connections of your alma mater.
Now is the time to join or renew for opportunities to advance personally and professionally. Unlock access to exclusive perks and opportunities, like free events, webinars, networking and national discounts.
Alumni Association member posing with branded Maryland alumni tumbler
Join/Renew Now
Join or renew by June 30 to receive this Maryland alumni tumbler.
The University of Maryland Alumni Association is here for you, fearlessly committed to your success.
Become a member by June 30, 2022 to receive your gift. One gift per membership.
Beauty shot of Mt. Fuji in Japan with people sailing on a lake at sunset in the foreground
Japan ~ Land of Cultural Treasures
Sept. 22-Oct. 3
Immerse yourself in Japan's incredible culture and history on this 10-night journey. Enjoy stays in Tokyo, Hakone, Kanazawa and Kyoto, and connect with Japan's distinctive heritage, timeless landmarks and enriching traditions. See Mt. Fuji, visit a colorful geisha district, cruise Lake Ashi and much more!
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Nighttime beauty shot of Auckland, a city in the North Island, New Zealand
New Zealand ~ Land of the Long White Cloud
Oct. 20-Nov. 4
Enjoy 13 nights in enchanting New Zealand! Cruise a fiord, hike to a glacier and cross the Southern Alps by train. Includes first-class stays in Auckland, Queenstown, Christchurch and Marlborough wine country.
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UMD Right Now – University of Maryland Names Dr. Stephanie Shonekan Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities
Maryland Today – A Decade of Do Good Times
Maryland Today – Spring Pops With Color
Maryland Today – A Convincing Pitch for Disability Awareness
Maryland Today – Crypto for a Cause
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Pop Quiz
View of The M with red flowers in bloom and Symons hall in the background.
May marks the national month honoring what fruit, which was planted on campus in 1859 by Benjamin Hallowell, the first president of the Maryland Agricultural College?
  1. Strawberry
  2. Raspberry
  3. Cantaloupe
  4. Apricot
  5. Plum
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Three Terps who respond correctly will be randomly selected to win an Alumni Association pint glass.
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Alexandra via Instagram
Group of Black Women celebrating with each other during UMD's Black Alumni Weekend
So incredibly proud of the efforts these incredible women have developed and led to support and advance Black students at the University of Maryland - from Freshcon, to NetNite, to the Gift of Giving Gala, these ladies, their phenomenal e-boards, and @tonyrandall75, have critically shaped the Black undergraduate experience at UMD College Park. Honored to be among y'all!
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Malik Walters via Instagram
Malik Walters posing with Testudo outside of The Hall CP during UMD's Black Alumni Weekend
This weekend I had the honor of attending the FIRST Black Alumni Weekend at the University of Maryland. Shoutout to @umd_baw for organizing such a memorable experience for Black Terps across the nation. Special shoutout to my former org @sslc_umd for continuing to create spaces for Black students to grow and excel and thank you @tonyrandall75 for your support and mentorship over the years!
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