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Summer Kick-Off!

Ultimately, I’m so grateful that my time at the Universities at Shady Grove allowed me to learn about new developments in my field of study and connect with my passion – material culture. Since then, school has been so much more interesting and I’ve taken ownership of my education. Continue reading

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Making History Happen: UMBC @ USG’s Public History Minor

The highlight of my time attending the University of Maryland Baltimore County’s undergraduate program at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) has been completing a minor in Public History. Many people have never heard of public history before, but it … Continue reading

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Ask a profess(or)ional.

Professors can be great mentors. Of course, you won’t like every one you have, but if you enjoy a certain professor’s class or find them very approachable, it’s definitely worth it to forge a relationship with him or her. Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season…to apply for internships!

It can get overwhelming sitting in classes learning about theories and ideas, wondering what career you want to pursue. Internships provide hands-on experience applying the things you learn in class to work being done in the real world. Continue reading

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Just Keep Learning

Dear Students, I know you are gearing up for finals and then winter break. However, just because winter break is closing in doesn’t mean you should completely check out of the learning process. There are many ways you can keep learning over the break. No, I’m not talking about spending all the money you get for Christmas on a winter break course. No, I’m not talking about reading your Accounting textbook just for fun over break. Continue reading

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Career Counseling #ForTheWin

One absolutely incredible (and did I mention free!!!) service available to any student taking classes at the Universities at Shady Grove is career counseling, a set of two or more conferences with a professional on-campus psychologist designed to help you find … Continue reading

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Catching Reality

A few nights ago, I was flipping through channels and stumbled upon a show called Catching Kelce. The premise of the show involved Travis Kelce, a tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs, searching for love while 50 women from 50 states competed for his heart…… Continue reading

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#Winning at Job Fairs

On October 11, USG is having an on-campus job and internship fair for humanities and social science careers. This is an awesome chance to find out about potential jobs in your field of study and talk to people who work … Continue reading

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A Look Back at Summer 2016

If you all do not know me yet, my name is Menaza Fernando. I am an accounting major going into my senior year wondering the same thing you might be thinking: where did summer go? … Continue reading

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Business Minded People Pt. 2: We’ve Got ‘Em

Meet USG’s Independent Business Owners: Monica Carranza, Ryan Deputy, Mark Dubois Davis, and Jonathan Brand. In Business Minded People Pt 1. I talked about college being the hub of business ideas and startups. Now it’s time to get to know … Continue reading

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