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May 6, 2003

May Arts Events

Take a break from studying or grading exams and support the arts at UMBC! Many of the events are free; all are open to the public.

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PeopleSoft Orientation Sessions Extended Through May 20

Due to high demand, the "Introduction to PeopleSoft" orientation sessions have been extended through Tuesday, May 20.

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In the News

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May 8, 2003

Retriever Jen Dragoni Named NEC Women's Lacrosse Player of the Year

Retriever junior attacker Jen Dragoni was selected the Northeast Conference Women's Lacrosse Player of the Year in a vote by league head coaches. Dragoni was the offensive catalyst for UMBC this season, as she led the Retrievers in goals, assists and scoring. Freshman Kelly Fiorani, who claimed the Rookie of the Year Award, ranked second on the squad in goals, assists and scoring.

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Anthony Adams, Randy Monroe Named AFLAC National Assistant Coaches of the Year

Assistant Men's Soccer Coach Anthony Adams and Assistant Men's Basketball Coach Randy Monroe have been named AFLAC National Assistant Coaches of the Year. Adams and Monroe are two of only 27 Division I coaches nationwide to receive the honor.

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Faculty Development

With the end of this academic year in sight, most faculty currently teaching are trying to make certain that course material is covered and reviewed, tests planned, papers graded, and projects completed. The next several months are a time to concentrate on research activities, libraries or labs, and writing. But this is also a time to consider rethinking some basic assumptions about teaching--and planning ahead, so that courses run smoothly in the fall and so that the time invested now pays off in more effective student learning next year.

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May 9, 2003

Retriever Third Baseman Kristie Pickeral Named NEC Softball Player of the Year

UMBC third baseman Kristie Pickeral, last year's NEC Rookie of the Year, was voted by league head coaches as the 2003 NEC Player of the Year. The sophomore standout was dominant in league play, batting .507 with 17 runs, 37 hits, five doubles, seven home runs, 32 runs batted in and a .863 slugging percentage, while also posting a .977 fielding percentage from her post at third base. On the season, she tops the NEC in hits (74) and RBIs (56), ranks third in batting average (.396) and home runs (11) and is tied for fourth in runs scored (33).

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May 13, 2003

Commencement Regalia Update

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