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
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