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UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS

VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE:
HONORS COLLEGE AND SCHOLARS PROGRAMS

SESSION RECORDINGS FROM
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2020

Honors College and Scholars Programs Open House Session Descriptions and Recordings


Honors College Overview

Meet with representatives from the Honors College to hear more about this community of learners committed to intellectual inquiry and discovery inside and outside of the classroom.
Presenter: Dr. Julie Oakes, Assistant Director of Curriculum and Retention, UMBC Honors College


Student’s Choice

SCHOLARS PROGRAMS OVERVIEWS

Our program directors and current scholars will introduce you to our seven distinct scholars programs, which cover an array of academic areas and interests.

Center for Women in Technology Scholars Program and Cyber Scholars Program

The Center for Women in Technology (CWIT) creates a community for students who are passionate about technology, computing, and engineering and advancing women in those fields.

The Cyber Scholars program is perfect for students who are ready to take on the cybersecurity challenges of today and tomorrow.

Presenters: Erica D’Eramo, Assistant Director, CWIT Scholars Program; Cindy Greenwood, Assistant Director, Cyber Scholars Program

Humanities Scholars Program

The Humanities Scholars program helps students become independent and creative thinkers who examine and change the world through learning, research, and civic engagement.

Presenter: Dr. Timothy Phin, Director, Humanities Scholars Program

Linehan Artist Scholars Program

The Linehan Artist Scholars program builds a creative community for talented students who are serious about pursuing their art in a university setting.

Presenter: Stephen Bradley, Director, Linehan Artist Scholars Program; Associate Professor of Visual Arts

Meyerhoff Scholars Program

The Meyerhoff Scholars program is a rigorous but deeply supportive community of scholars that leads efforts nationwide to increase diversity among future leaders in science, technology, engineering, and related fields.

Presenters: Keith Harmon, Director, Meyerhoff Scholars Program; Mitsue Wiggs, Assistant Director, Meyerhoff Scholars Program

Sherman STEM Teacher Scholars Program

The Sherman STEM Teacher Scholars program supports and prepares students who want to teach science, technology, engineering, or mathematics in urban, high-needs schools.

Presenter: Shirelle Ellis-Williams, Program Coordinator, Sherman Scholars Program

Sondheim Public Affairs Scholars Program

The Sondheim Public Affairs Scholars program is dedicated to students who want to tackle urgent social problems through careers in public service fields like law, non-profit leadership, and healthcare.

Presenter: Dr. Laura Hussey, Director, Sondheim Scholars Program


Admissions, Financial Aid, and Scholarships Overview

Learn more about our application process, test-optional admissions policy for Fall 2021, and how to finance your education.
Presenters: Christine Jenkins, Recruitment Coordinator; Ben Zimmitti, Financial Aid Counselor; Andrea Padilla, Coordinator, Merit Scholarships

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