Name: Erin Griffiths ‘05, sociology
Employer: Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Alumni Leadership Role: Vice President of the Chapter of Black and Latino Alumni (CBLA)
Q: Where are you from originally?
Q: What’s your favorite UMBC memory?
Spending time with my friend while she worked at the front desk of Hillside [apartments].
Q: Why are you involved in an alumni board or chapter?
I think it is important to “pay it forward,” since I am now more established. I met some great people while attending UMBC. I want to support attendance at UMBC, so other people are able to have a great college experience and great careers.
Q: Why do you think it’s important to support UMBC?
It is always important to reflect and remember where you came from. The education at UMBC is exceptional and the foundation that I received helped prepare me for graduate school.
Q: Do you have a favorite hobby or pastime?
Q: What is the most recent book you’ve read?
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz.