Class of 2016

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Congratulations, UMBC Class of 2016! Meet some of our exceptional graduates.

As UMBC’s Class of 2016, nearly 2,000 strong, prepares to leave campus for graduate programs, fellowships, and career opportunities around the globe, we recognize their tremendous personal achievements and their invaluable contributions to our community. Continue reading Congratulations, UMBC Class of 2016! Meet some of our exceptional graduates.

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UMBC Meyerhoff Scholars and alumni celebrate personal impact of a nationally lauded program

“The program has turned my undergraduate career into so much more than four years of classes,” says Julian Sass ’16, mathematics and statistics. “It…has changed my life and inspired me to dream bigger.” Continue reading UMBC Meyerhoff Scholars and alumni celebrate personal impact of a nationally lauded program

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Valedictorian Katelyn Seale heads to medical school with sensitivity to diversity and a strong research background

“My hours in the lab struggling to explain or duplicate results have made me a stronger student and problem-solver,” says Seale, who expects her research and volunteer experience to benefit her future medical career. Continue reading Valedictorian Katelyn Seale heads to medical school with sensitivity to diversity and a strong research background

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Avanti Mehta, Sondheim Public Affairs Scholar heading to medical school, says UMBC taught her grit and perseverance

Mehta shares, “as a senior on my way to medical school in the fall, I can say with confidence that I look forward to all the challenges that life throws my way because UMBC has taught me to have grit and always persevere.” Continue reading Avanti Mehta, Sondheim Public Affairs Scholar heading to medical school, says UMBC taught her grit and perseverance

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Hailey Lynch pairs all-star academic record with high-level internships to prep for investment career

“I truly believe that the education I have received during my time here has been exceptional. Not only have I been challenged in ways I never thought possible, but I have also had some of the most incredible professors,” says Lynch. Continue reading Hailey Lynch pairs all-star academic record with high-level internships to prep for investment career

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Anthony Jankoski to pursue interest in criminal justice at Northwestern University’s School of Law

“My professors and faculty mentors have helped me to become a critical thinker and an active voice on campus. These skills have proved invaluable during my tenure as president of student government and will assist me greatly in law school,” says Jankoski. Continue reading Anthony Jankoski to pursue interest in criminal justice at Northwestern University’s School of Law