Monday, December 15, 2014

Looking For A 1 Credit Winter Course?

Looking to enroll in a one credit course this winter semester?  Consider EDHI 338A: Race/Ethnicity!

This intergroup dialogue examines issues that exist across racial and ethnic differences and explores how marginalization, privilege, and prejudice related to race, ethnicity, skin color, etc. impacts interpersonal, structural, and systemic aspects of society. People of all racial, biracial, and multiracial identities are welcome.

Dates: January 15, 20, 21, 22, 2015
Times: 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

To Register: Click "WEIDP Registration"

Thursday, December 11, 2014

FREE Math Tutoring on Sunday

Need help preparing for you math final? Come by Memorial Chapel anytime from 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM on Sunday for FREE tutoring. Food and drink will also be provided so PLEASE RSVP (even if it is last minute) so that enough food and enough space are available. 
To RSVP  contact Jess Senasack by phone or text at (410) 627-1096. And be sure to bring your notes and your textbook!!

When: Sunday, December 14, 2014 
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Memorial Chapel - Chapel Lounge (enter through the side and it is the room on the right)

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

The Sebastian Herbstein Memorial Scholarship in Fiction Writing

Attention creative writers!  Are you a passionate fiction writer with a flair for storytelling? If so, submit your application TODAY!

The Sebastian Herbstein Memorial Scholarship in Fiction Writing is a memorial scholarship that honors the memory of Sebastian Herbstein, a talented writer, dedicated scholar and son of UMD professor, Judith Freidenberg, which provides two prizes, $600 for first prize and $300 for second prize, for works of short fiction of 5,000 words or less. All full-time UMD undergrads are eligible to apply.
For complete award criteria, instructions, and an online application, please visit Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 .

Questions? Contact Jennifer Kilberg, BSOS Alumni and Donor Relations at (301) 405-2998 or  

Monday, December 8, 2014

Spring 2015 America Reads*America Counts Application

Adele H. Stamp Student Union - Center for Campus LifeAmerica Reads*America Counts, which is part of Stamp Student Union, is a mentoring/tutoring program where UMD students work weekly to improve literacy and math skills of PG County elementary school students.

We are seeking dedicated and enthusiastic college students who love working with kids and want to give back to their community. AR*AC is a great way to meet new friends, develop leadership skills, and gain resume-building experience!

Students can volunteer, receive academic or internship credit, or, if eligible for Federal Work Study, can be paid to work with our program! Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until January 28, 2015 at 5:00 PM. Visit to learn more and to apply. 

Friday, December 5, 2014