Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Available Summer Sublease for Commons Apartment

Terps! One of your classmates has kindly shared an opportunity to sublease an apartment in Commons 2 for the summer, until July 31st.

It is a 4-bedroom apartment in Commons 2, on the fifth floor. Word is that the sunset views from this apartment are great.

If you are interested, please contact Liron Fisch at or Sub-leaser MUST be a current UMD student. Serious inquiries only please.

Events & Opportunities for Aspiring Entrepreneurs!

Dingman Center Angels Review Day (our version of Shark Tank)

The Dingman Center would like to invite you to attend our Dingman Center Angels Review Day occurring this Friday, May 31st from 10am to 1pm. Review Day is a monthly meeting in which promising local start-ups, who are actively seeking angel funding, present to a few members of the Dingman Center Angels. This is an opportunity to watch start-up presentations, learn about angel investing and hear advice from seasoned angel investors.

RSVP is required to attend. If you are interested please RSVP here:

Advising appointments

Dingman Center is open throughout the summer for advising. Entrepreneurs in Residence are available for follow up meetings on Wednesdays 2-4.

Reserve your 30 minute session here:

Dingman Jumpstart
Apply and pay by June 7 to receive a $100 discount.

Jumpstart is an intensive 5-day bootcamp where teams of UMD students and alumni will take a deep dive into building and refining their business model. Hands-on workshops and interactive advising sessions led by successful entrepreneurs, business executives, faculty and investors. If you have business idea the Dingman Center wants you to end your summer by starting your business!

Accepting only 12 teams

Thursday, May 23, 2013

BSOS is Looking for a Summer Communications Intern! Apply Now!

Terps, don't miss out on this opportunity get paid for a summer internship, while simultaneous gaining valuable communications work experience for the largest college on campus. Apply now, join us!

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Marylany- in- Haifa Spring 2014 - Check it Out!

Maryland-in-Haifa Spring 2014 Program Application now open!  Apply here!

Have your eye on studying abroad next Spring, but ready to step off the beaten path?  Are you looking for an academically engaging program with approved internship opportunities to interact and get immersed in a different culture?  If so, then check out the Maryland-in-Haifa program! 

Contact Jeremy Gombin-Sperling, the Coordinator of the program for more information.  Don’t miss this great opportunity!

Friday, May 10, 2013

Career Center Opportunities!

Verizon Communications: Employer of the Day
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 • 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: Stamp Student Union - Food Court - Information Booth

Verizon Communications will host an information booth to discuss their Fiber Customer Support Analyst positions. They are interested in students from all majors. For additional information about this event: contact Renee Nicolas at

Key Connections Career & Internship Fair

Friday, May 17, 2013 • 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: Hampton Inn/Ft. Detrick, in Frederick, MD

Our Career & Internship Fair is an outstanding opportunity for students to meet with high quality businesses from various industries (Civil Engineering, Civil Justice, Wildlife, Technology, Behavioral Health, Education, etc.) each will have a table and tons of information on how your students can join them as interns or full-time employees. We look forward to the opportunity students will have to interact with all of our interested business partners. This event is free for all career & internship seekers! For more information (including a flyer & directions) please see our website: For additional information about this event: contact Renee Nicolas

Veterans Connect - Virtual Career Fair
Saturday, May 18, 2013 • 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual - On the Web

Starts May 18th and runs for two weeks. The VeteransCONNECT Virtual Career Fair is exclusively for veterans & their spouses. It is supported by extensive promotions leveraging key veteran organizations, and the leading veteran’s job board, VetJobs. Candidates and employers begin registering the week prior to the public launch on May 18.

The time is estimated. Contact the fair sponsor for exact information.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Last Day to Withdraw from All Courses May 9th

Thursday May 9, 2013 is the last day of classes for the Spring 2013 semester and therefore the last day a student could request a withdrawal from all courses for the semester.

If you are considering this option, please see your advisor to discuss the impact of this decision.
For more information please see the 2012-2013 Registration Guide at

Withdrawal Procedures
A withdrawal is available anytime between the first and last day of classes. Students must submit written notice of withdrawal to the Office of the Registrar. Withdrawal becomes effective on the date the form is filed with the Office of the Registrar. A notation of withdrawal and the effective date will be posted to the student’s academic record.

Friday, May 3, 2013

9th Annual Latina/o Graduation Celebration

The University of Maryland will host the 9th Annual Latina/o Graduation Celebration on May 17, 2013 at the Memorial Chapel. This event allows the university to highlight the successes and achievements of our Latina/o graduates, a community which continues to grow each year. Additionally the event seeks to motivate and encourage future Latina/o Terrapins to reach degree attainment at the Baccalaureate, Master’s, and Doctorate level, as well as provide an opportunity to pay homage to those individuals, including family, friends, faculty, staff, and administrators, who have assisted our students in completing their degrees.

If you are able to attend, please RSVP at our site (using your Directory ID and password),

All participating faculty and staff are invited to sit on stage in support of our graduates. We ask faculty to wear full regalia and staff to dress professionally. We will meet by no later than 6:15pm in the lobby of the Main Administration. Once all participating faculty, staff and students have arrived we will assemble on the steps of Main Administration for a group photo. Faculty and staff will lead the processional over to Memorial Chapel. The event is scheduled to conclude by 8:30pm and is followed by a short dessert reception.

Please visit our website were you will find more information regarding the keynote speaker and program schedule:

Please come and celebrate with us. It would be great to see you there!

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate in contacting us via email at

Deadline for faculty and staff registration is TODAY, May 3rd, 2013.

Thank you very much for your continued support and please remind other faculty and staff to register for the event.