Show Your Retriever Pride: Volunteer at our Admissions Reception

Show off your R15857081560_fcb112f77b_oetriever Fever and volunteer! Alumni are invited to share their experiences at UMBC with prospective students and their families. Help future students establish themselves as a fellow dawg! Dates and locations vary, so find the one that is perfect for you:

Rockville/Strathmore Reception
Tuesday, March 24, 7 – 9 p.m.
Strathmore Music Center
Rockville, MD

Reception for Academically Talented African American Students
Thursday, April 2, 7 – 9 p.m.
UMBC

Reception for Academically Talented Hispanic & Latino Students
Tuesday, April 7, 7 – 9 p.m.
UMBC

New Jersey Reception
Tuesday, April 21, 7 – 9 p.m.
Olde Mill Inn & Grain House Restaurant
Basking Ridge, NJ

New York Reception
Wednesday, April 22, 7 – 9 p.m.
The Carltun, Eisenhower Park
East Meadow, NY

Pennsylvania Reception
Thursday, April 23, 7 – 9 p.m.
The Mercer Museum
Doylestown, PA

Click here to volunteer!

April Action for Alums!

April will bring warmer weather (fingers crossed!) and plenty of great alumni events and volunteer opportunities like these: 

Admissions Receptions (various dates)

Are you a proud Retriever Believer? There are a variety of ways alumni can volunteer to give back to the UMBC community. One unique opportunity is to attend one of our many spring Admissions Receptions. These events are offered through Alumni Relations and the Admissions Office.

  • Tuesday, April 1, 7 – 9 p.m., UMBC Reception for Academically Talented African-American Students
  • Tuesday, April 15, 7 – 9 p.m., UMBC Reception for Academically Talented Hispanic and Latino Students
  • Tuesday, April 22, 7 – 9 p.m., New Jersey Reception, The Olde Mill Inn, Basking Ridge, NJ
  • Wednesday, April 23, 7 – 9 p.m., New York Reception, Eisenhower Park, Long Island, NY
  • Thursday, April 24, 7 – 9 p.m., Pennsylvania Reception, The Mercer Museum, Doylestown, PA
  • Wednesday, April 30, 7 – 9 p.m., Transfer Student Alliance (TSA) Reception, Albin O. Kuhn Library, 7th floor, UMBC

Get more info and register to volunteer on our website.

career weekCareer Week 2014
April 7 – April 10

Career Week offers an opportunity for students to explore professional options through presentations, workshops and mentoring with alumni and employers and offers alumni an opportunity to volunteer, hire, learn and build personal contacts. Don’t miss a week of events including the annual spring career fair, and seminars such as dress for success, social media and personal branding, financial literacy, and interview skills. Click here to learn more and register.

senior receptionBlack and Latino Senior Reception
Wednesday, April 23, 7 – 9 p.m.

Join the UMBC Chapter of Black and Latino Alumni for a dessert reception celebrating the achievements of the Class of 2014. This event presents a great opportunity to connect with some of our newest alumni. RSVP today.

peabody_event pageWine Tasting & Silent Auction
Friday, April 25, 7 p.m

This is no average trip to the library. Get dressed to the nines and join fellow UMBC alumni and guests for an elegant party in the beautiful and historic George Peabody Library. Located in picturesque Mt. Vernon, the George Peabody Library will be a studied backdrop to an evening filled with jazz, excellent company, refined refreshments and fine wine. Your attendance and participation in the silent auction will benefit the Alumni Association Scholarship for current UMBC students. Psst… early-bird pricing ends today! Buy your tickets now.

Check out our full events calendar.

Mark Your Calendars for March!

Make it a March (and April) to remember by joining us for these great events coming soon:

Admissions Receptions
Various Dates

Are you a proud Retriever Believer? There are a variety of ways alumni can volunteer to give back to the UMBC community. One unique opportunity is to attend one of our many spring Admissions Receptions. These events are offered through Alumni Relations and the Admissions Office. The first two receptions will be held in March:

  • Tuesday, March 11, 7 – 9 p.m., Baltimore (Hilton)
  • Tuesday, March 25, 7 – 9 p.m., North Bethesda (Rockville/Strathmore)

Get more details and volunteer through our website.

Dessert & Discussion: Family Voices
Wednesday, March 12, 6:30 p.m.

Join us for a spring Dessert and Discussion with Professor Wendy Salkind (theatre) and two fellow alums for a reading of Harold Pinter’s early radio play, Family Voices.
Following the reading of this short play, Professor Salkind will informally respond to audience reactions to Pinter’s characters, and his Absurdist techniques in theatrical form. RSVP now!

Early-Bird Ticket Sales!
Wine Tasting and Silent Auction
Friday, April 25, 7 p.m

This is no average trip to the library. Get dressed to the nines and join fellow UMBC alumni and guests for an elegant party in the beautiful and historic George Peabody Library. Located in picturesque Mt. Vernon, the George Peabody Library will be a studied backdrop to an evening filled with jazz, excellent company, refined refreshments and fine wine. Your attendance and participation in the silent auction will benefit the Alumni Association Scholarship for current UMBC students. This event is brought to you by the UMBC Chapter of Young Alumni.

The ticket price includes unlimited wine tastings and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Purchase your tickets now until March 7 for the early bird price of $30.