Generations   Summer 2003

Diane Bell-McKoy '73  

  Creating Jobs for a Better Baltimore

Diane Bell-McKoy, sociology and social work '73, is the Alumni Association's 2003 Distinguished Alumna. Under her leadership, the Empower Baltimore Management Corporation has created more than 5,000 new jobs in Baltimore City.


Adrienne Jones  

  A Legislative Voice in Annapolis

Adrienne Jones, psychology '76, has led a life of public service and is the first African American woman to become Speaker Pro Tem of the Maryland House of Delegates. She is the Alumni Association's 2003 Outstanding Alumna.


Robert Baruch '89 

  Entrepreneur Sees Himself in UMBC Students

President of RABA Technologies Robert Baruch, computer science '89, serves on the UMBC President's Board of Visitors, and volunteer taught an entrepreneurship course, among other contributions to UMBC. He is the Alumni Association's 2003 Alumni Volunteer of the Year.


Emma Byrne  

  Former Teacher Spreads Message of Social Justice

At 81, former teacher Emma Byrne, sociology '70, has a busy second career stemming from her commitment to social justice and community service. She has received the Alumni Association's 2003 Community Leadership Award.



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