By David Hoffman
We’re asking some of the people you might encounter on the UMBC campus, including students, faculty, staff and alumni, to answer a few questions about themselves and their experiences. These are their responses.
Name: Whitney Smith
Hometown: Rochester, NY
Q: How long have you been at UMBC?
Q: What is your current title (job or student organization position)?
A: Assistant Director, Sports Marketing, Promotions & Corporate Sales
Q: In 12 words or less, what role(s) do you play on campus?
A: Promoting our NCAA division I athletic programs to the campus and community.
Q: What aspect of your UMBC role(s) do you enjoy most?
A: Working with the students. Seeing our athletic teams succeed on and off the field.
Q: What is the most important or memorable thing you learned in college/have learned at UMBC?
A: The importance of forming meaningful relationships with those you work with.
Q: What is one way you have worked with others to make a positive difference at UMBC or in another community?
A: Directing the summer day camp. This served our community by providing a fun and safe environment for children. It also gave our counselors hands-on experience working with children. Many of our counselors received full-time teaching jobs at the completion of the camp!
Q: Complete this sentence: “I am a big fan of __________”
Q: Do you have any UMBC stories, little-known facts about UMBC, favorite spots on campus, or anything else you’d like to share?
A:Favorite spot on campus-definitely the Retriever Activities Center!
The DEADLINE IS COMING!! | UMBC Admissions Counselors’ Blog.
Hello Future Retrievers! I hope everyone enjoyed the Holiday Break, and with the weather we’re having, enjoyed a couple snow days as well. It is now that time of the year where we are in our first week of classes and our prospective freshmen are continuing to submit their applications for Fall admission.
The regular decision deadline for freshmen applications is in TWO days. On February 1st, we should have all applications submitted. This is not the time to be a procrastinator…