Thank you, Shriver Center SLCE Student Coordinators!!!!

We could not do what we do without you!

Today was the last Service-Learning & Community Engagement Student Coordinator meeting of the semester!   The SLCE program had 400+ placements this semester, with 950+ predicted for FY20. ...

Posted: December 6, 2019, 2:11 PM

Help Our Students Get There!

Please Support Our Transportation Gritstarter!

Kindness and compassion matter at UMBC.   Two years ago, UMBC students, staff, faculty and alumni helped us reach our goal for the 2017 Gritstarter project to offset transportation costs to...

Posted: December 3, 2019, 2:06 PM

The Baltimore Community ToolBank is hiring!!!

NEW Position - Outreach Coordinator

Check out this exciting new position as Outreach Coordinator at one of The Shriver Center's partner organizations, the Baltimore Community ToolBank!  This position will help the ToolBank build...

Posted: December 2, 2019, 4:03 PM

ART 400! NEW Community Engagement Course THIS SPRING

Teaching Artist = Change Agent

This Spring, Hana Morford (Education Director, Young Audiences) joins Stephen Bradley (Associate Professor, Visual Arts, UMBC) to co-teach a hands-on, interdisciplinary course this Spring, ART...

Posted: November 20, 2019, 10:11 PM

Home for the Holidays

Celebrate the Holidays with your UMBC family

Retriever Essentials will host its first seasonal Home for the Holiday Lunch on Thursday, November 28th, 2019, 12p-2p in the True Grits Dining Hall.   This lunch is a holiday-style potluck that...

Posted: November 20, 2019, 8:36 PM

Global Brigades Fundraiser tomorrow, Wed. 11/20/19

Already tired of meal-planning? Take a mid-week break!

This upcoming Spring, students from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County will be serving and partnering with Guatemalan and Panamanian communities to provide for their medical, dental, and...

Posted: November 19, 2019, 5:01 PM

The Choice Program's Open House

Supporting the Cherry Hill Community

In just one week from today, the Choice Program will be hosting an open house! We are asking for your help in servicing the community of Cherry Hill this Thanksgiving. Choice has been in Cherry...

Posted: November 19, 2019, 2:56 PM

This week in France-Merrick Scholars Mental Health Series:

Mindfulness and Chair Yoga! Don't knock it 'til you try it!

Just a reminder about the remaining mental health sessions hosted by the 2019-20 France-Merrick Cohort: Chair Yoga Monday, 11/18, 12-1pm,  Mainstreet in Commons Tabling Wednesday, 11/20,...

Posted: November 15, 2019, 10:19 AM

At Saturday's conference at UMCP, you'll find a lot of UMBC

HOW? Let us count the ways....

The 12th Annual Service-Learning & Civic Engagement Conference will be held THIS Saturday, November 16th, 2019, at the University of Maryland, College Park at the Adele H. Stamp Union. The...

Posted: November 15, 2019, 12:15 AM

Meet the 20th Cohort of the Shriver LLC!

The roster just arrived, but this group of 29 already has!

Meet the 2019-20 Shriver Living Learning Community Members! They are leaders in the classroom and in the community.  SGA members, SI Pass Leaders, First Year Ambassador/Erickson Hall...

Posted: November 14, 2019, 11:31 PM