UMBC Association of Retired Faculty & Staff
UMBC values its retired faculty and staff members and encourages them to maintain contact with the University as members of the UMBC Association of Retired Faculty & Staff.
“Our retired faculty and staff have played a critical role in the development of UMBC, building the foundation on which our current achievements and our national recognition stand,” said Elliot Hirshman, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. “Through the UMBC Association of Retired Faculty & Staff, retired faculty and staff have an opportunity to continue their participation in the institution they have created. Through a series of voluntary roles, our retired faculty and staff bring knowledge, expertise and wisdom that enrich the campus and help us advance as an academic institution."
All retired UMBC faculty and staff members are members of the non-dues paying UMBC Association of Retired Faculty & Staff and may partake of the benefits listed below.
Help us stay in touch with you! Please share your address, phone number and e-mail address by clicking here. This will not only allow us to keep your record up to date and provide a way for you to share your campus involvement and interest with us, but also help us make sure you receive UMBC Magazine and other campus publications. For questions or concerns, please contact Patrice McDermott, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-455-3150.
2011-12 Faculty Mentor Positions Available
2011-2012 faculty mentor positions in the UMBC residential community are
available. These positions are open to full-time UMBC faculty who are
interested in interacting with students in the residential community.
These are paid positions ($3,000 per year) and provide an excellent opportunity
to get to know and interact with students outside of the classroom.
Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery Privileges
Subscription to UMBC Magazine
Faculty Development Center
Friends of the Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery
Athletic Events and Facility Use
Attend UMBC Events
To subscribe to the Arts list serve please visit: https://lists.umbc.edu/lists/info/arts-announce
To subscribe to the weekly UMBC Athletics newsletter, please contact Kevin Gibbons-O’Neill, email@example.com, 410-455-1532.
To purchase athletic tickets or season tickets for basketball, please visit http://www.umbcretrievers.com/info/tickets/
Undergraduate Student Experience
- Teach an Introduction to an Honors University seminar http://www.umbc.edu/undergrad_ed/ihu/
- Participate in the New Student Book Experience http://www.umbc.edu/undergrad_ed/book/index.html
- Teach a First Year Seminar http://www.umbc.edu/undergrad_ed/fys/
- Nominate a book for the New Student Book Experience http://www.umbc.edu/undergrad_ed/book/, http://www.umbc.edu/undergrad_ed/book/nomform.html
- Teach, advise, or mentor new students involved in the CSI Summer Bridge program http://www.umbc.edu/undergrad_ed/csi/For more information about the Undergraduate Student Experience contact Jill Randles, firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-455-3715.
Serve on the faculty committee that promotes Undergraduate and Creative Research Day (URCAD) and reviews student abstracts. This involves four meetings per year: September, February, March ( two- hour selection meeting), and May. Typically committee members are a significant presence on the day of URCAD: Wednesday, April 27, 2011. http://www.umbc.edu/undergrad_ed/research/URCAD/
Assist with the design and implementation of assessment of the research experience at UMBC. What do students gain from participating in research and in the campus-wide undergraduate research programs? Review manuscripts for the UMBC Review http://www.umbc.edu/undergrad_ed/research/review/
Whether a faculty member is called on for this depends on subject areas covered in the manuscripts submitted in any given year. Proofread manuscript for UMBC Review. This involves a very quick turn-around time. There are 30 or more pages of manuscript at specified times in the production cycle, typically December and February. Proofread the program for URCAD program. This is during the first half of April and could involve more than one pass through the materials.
For more information about Undergraduate Research opportunities contact Janet McGlynn, email@example.com, 410-455-5754.
For more information about advising students contact Dr. Kenneth Baron, firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-455-8113.
For more information about being a member of the UMBC Pep Band contact Tom Maier, email@example.com, 410-455-2198.
For more information about admissions receptions and events contact Dale Bittinger, firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-455-2278.
Learning Resources Center
- Serve as a leadership mentors for interim or acting staff.
- Teach modules of EDUC 313/314 or other classes to enrich the curriculum.
- Teach additional sections of LRC 100, LRC 101, or LRC 101A as we add classes to meet enrollment demands.
- Tutor graduate level writing in the Writing Center (We have demand, but not funding.).
For more information about the Learning Resources Center, contact Cassie Bichy, email@example.com, 410-455-2447.
UMBC Training Centers & Shriver Center
- Help with research or analysis of data, either at CPS/DPET or, perhaps, The Shriver Center.
- Mentor and advise students on career issues, internships, etc., through The Shriver Center and/or the Career Development Center.
- Assist staff around a particular project like Industry Boards (that advise us on professional master's degrees).
- Consult around a particular problem or issue that a department is dealing with supporting outreach or recruitment, especially working professionals (for professional master's), for summer and winter students and for undergraduate and graduate programs at Shady Grove.
For more information about the UMBC Training Centers and the Shriver Center contact John Martello, Martello@umbc.edu, 410-455-3832.
UMBC Relationship Violence Prevention Advocates
Retired employees of UMBC already made an important impact in the lives of our students; supporting UMBC with a financial gift is one more important way of making a difference in the lives of others. Even modest gifts add up to help current students, faculty and staff succeed. Your gift demonstrates an important vote of confidence in our University and shows our students how much we care about their success at UMBC.
For questions or concerns, please contact Patrice McDermott, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-455-3150.Back to top