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October 1, 2004

UMBC Celebrates!

Take part as UMBC celebrates our growing graduate student community.

The Human Resources department has granted release time for employees to take part in these events, and everyone is encouraged to attend. All campus offices will remain open and services should continue to be offered. Supervisors and staff are asked to work together to coordinate staffing.

GRADUATE SCHOOL WELCOME RECEPTION
Wednesday, October 6
4:30-6 p.m. (Candidacy ceremony begins at 5 p.m.)
U.C. Ballroom
Take part as faculty, staff and continuing students welcome to campus all new master's and doctoral students and also recognize doctoral students who have attained candidacy status. All members of the UMBC community are invited to join President Hrabowski and Provost Johnson in the welcoming ceremony.

Previous UMBC Celebrates! Events

FALL OPENING MEETING
Thursday, August 26
8:30-10:30 a.m.
U.C. Ballroom
Take part as UMBC celebrates the start of the '04-'05 academic year. Join President Hrabowski and Provost Johnson at an opening meeting focused on what undergraduate and graduate students need to succeed, and programs on campus that support students in innovative ways. In addition, Vice President Mark Behm will present a special facilities update to help you navigate your way around renovated and relocated campus sites.

FALL CONVOCATION
Tuesday, August 31
2-3 p.m.
Retriever Activities Center
Take part as we welcome our new students and kick off the academic year. President Hrabowski and Provost Johnson will deliver remarks and Presidential Teaching Professor, Dr. Alan Rosenthal (Modern Languages & Linguistics), will present the Keynote Address.

PRESIDENTIAL FACULTY & STAFF AWARDS CEREMONY
Wednesday, September 29
1-2 p.m.
U.C. Ballroom
Take part in this new University event designed to honor the accomplishments of UMBC's Presidential Award recipients. President Hrabowski will present his State of the University Address to the campus community and acknowledge the special achievements of:

Cynthia Hody, Associate Professor and Chair, Political Science
Presidential Teaching Professor

James Grubb, Professor, History
Presidential Research Professor

Jack Suess, Chief Information Officer, Office of Information Technology
Presidential Distinguished Staff Award
Professional Staff

Terry Aylsworth, Executive Administrative Assistant, College of Arts andSciences
Presidential Distinguished Staff Award
Non-Exempt Staff

Posted by dwinds1 at October 1, 2004 12:00 AM