Friday, February 27, 2015

Graduation Regalia for May 2015 Commencement

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The University Book Center (UBC) is the official supplier of commencement regalia for UMD with Oak Hall as the official provider.  The UBC, located in the Stamp Student Union, is where you can purchase your graduate cap and gown and diploma frames. You can purchase all your commencement needs March 10, 11, 12 from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM at the Grad Fair, hosted by the UBC. The deadline to purchase regalia is April 3, 2015. After this date, the selection of sizes and hood colors will be limited. Please purchase your regalia during Grad Fair!

Undergraduate students must purchase their regalia from the book center. The following items are required and sold as a package:
  • Cap
  • Gown
  • Departmental hood (Bachelor of Arts hood has a white velvet)
  • Stole of gratitude
  • Tassel with official medallion
Undergraduates that shop during Grad Fair will save 10% on the package price. The undergraduate package will cost $138.98.  Items may be shipped for an additional $16.95. If you have questions, contact the University Book Center at (301) 314-9231.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Fall 2015 Internship Opportunity: Supreme Court of the United States Police

File:Supreme Court of the United States.jpgThe Supreme Court of the United States Police is currently seeking students for a police internship for the Fall 2015 semester.  If you are seeking a career in law enforcement this is a great hands on experience. You will be protecting one of the most important bodies in our government, the Supreme Court of the United States. Credit will be granted for this internship to eligible students through the CCJS department after the proper paperwork has been processed.

Intern’s duties include but are not limited to:
  • Assist officers on the front plaza and with crowd control
  • Aid any investigations
  • Assist visitors with directions
  • Escort Justices and/or groups with reservations
  • Assist officers with screening of visitors
  • Various administrative duties

Study Skills Workshop - Midterms and Math Anxiety

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Get Ready For Midterms! 
Get ready. Get set. Go!  This workshop will introduce you to study strategies to prepare for midterms and be successful in your exams.

When: Thursday, March 05, 2015 
Time:  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Shoemaker Hall, room 2202

Fear The Turtle, But Not The Math:  How To Conquer Math Anxiety
Many students experience fear when they are confronted with math problems.  Come learn how to strengthen your competence and manage your anxiety towards mathematics.

When: Monday, March 02, 2015
Time:  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Shoemaker Hall, room 2202