Co-founder of Oca Mocha Michael Berardi makes a coffee

Coffee and Community

These alumni entrepreneurs brought their class project to life in Arbutus. Despite the disruption of COVID-19, the coffee shop continues to pursue a community-focused operation.

Woman speaks into microphone with another woman on laptop screen

Podcast Fever

Want to start a podcast? For these three Retriever-produced podcasts, conversations with a good friend (or a sister!) got their projects off the ground.

Surgeon General of the United States Jerome Adams stands in the middle of UMBC President Dr. Freeman Hrabowski and John Becker

Treasured Moments

After more than a decade of service to UMBC, John Becker thinks back to some of the moments—and the people of our community—that have meant the most to him.