It’s no secret why first generation college students thrive at UMBC. Our network of first generation staff and faculty make it the center of their work as educators and researchers.
Every so often, we chat with an alum about what they do and how they got there. By day, Melissa Penley Cormier, M.F.A '17, intermedia + digital arts...
Every day, Retrievers are working behind the scenes to make a difference in the lives of our students. Jamie Jaegers '14, health administration and public policy,...
As the nation confronts generations-worth of structural racism, UMBC’s community is digging deep to learn, reflect, and take action for long-term change.
Ways our Retriever community is reaching together to offer sound advice on money, careers, and more.
As the world takes on the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis, bwtech finds itself in the position to innovate in more ways than ever.
Whether sewing up a storm or finding creative uses for kitty litter boxes, Retriever Nation is using special skills to help in the fight against COVID-19.
UMBC’s Stay Black and Gold Emergency Fund provides awards to students ranging from $1,000 to $8,000 depending on needs arising from unexpected crises.
Each February, the UMBC community reaches together to support student success with gifts made during one 24-hour Giving Day extravaganza. And every year, our...
“I maintain a pretty high performance and art schedule, and have for a long time,” says Alexander, who is pursuing an MFA in UMBC’s intermedia and digital arts program as much for the community and the push to produce as anything else.