Over the past five years, the Planning Leadership Team (PLT) has guided the campus through an evolving strategic planning process that included input from faculty, staff and students. UMBC has established a vision to be known for integrating research, teaching and learning, and civic engagement, as well as a commitment to ranking in the top tier of research universities and building our undergraduate and graduate student bodies. Building on this groundwork, the PLT's new "Strategic Framework for 2016" report includes direction for short-term and long-term planning and budgeting at the University, college, division and department levels.
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Capping nearly three decades of collecting biological sciences archives, UMBC has established an international Center for Biological Sciences Archives (CBSA) in the Special Collections Department of the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery.
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The AT&T Foundation will donate $50,000 to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County's (UMBC) Center for Women and Information Technology (CWIT) on Sept. 9, as UMBC welcomes a new group of CWIT Scholars -- college students who receive scholarship support to pursue information technology careers -- to campus.
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Don't wait for employers to come knocking on your door - get out there and knock on theirs! While traditional recruitment options like job fairs (UMBC's is October 9), on-campus interviews, and job postings still work; in today's job market, more and more employers can afford to just sit back and let the applicants come to them. Often, there's no need to go to the effort of searching a commercial resume databases or to pay to place an ad in the Sunday want ads. So what's a job seeker to do if employers aren't advertising and recruiting in the traditional, visible ways?
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