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 and to continue their engagement with the campus
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,
Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery
Retired faculty and staff have borrowing privileges at the Library with
their UMBC Campus ID Card. To reactivate your Campus ID card, please contact
Retired faculty and staff are invited to continue to use their UMBC e-mail
accounts. To reactivate your e-mail account, please contact your department.
Athletic Events and Facility Use
Enjoy faculty and staff admission rates for athletic events and, with a valid UMBC ID card, use of facilities and programs at the Retriever Activities Center.
Retired faculty and staff are welcome to shop online for books and UMBC
merchandise at http://bookstore.umbc.edu/Home.aspx.
To subscribe to the INSIGHTS WEEKLY Listserv at UMBC for weekly update,
please click here
The UMBC Wisdom Institute is dedicated to deepening and expanding the role of our emeritus faculty in shaping our future and preserving our core values as a distinctive institution of higher learning. To that end, the Institute provides opportunities for meaningful campus engagement that draw upon the life experiences and institutional knowledge of our emeriti as a rich resource for our community. Activities include providing workshops for colleagues based on specialized expertise, participation as guest lecturers in first year seminars designed to draw on emeriti life experiences, serving as advisors for campus initiatives, and mentoring students, staff and colleagues from across all sectors of the campus.
The Wisdom Institute is administered under the auspices of the Office of the Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs and was established by Dr. Craig Saper and Dr. Leslie Morgan with grant support from the Hrabowski Innovation Fund. For additional information please contact Patrice McDermott, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, email@example.com.
Faculty Development Center Programs
Retired faculty and staff are welcome to participate in events sponsored
by the Faculty Development Center, including workshops, seminars and book
discussion groups. http://www.umbc.edu/fdc/
Friends of the Albin O. Kuhn Library
Check-out the Friends of the AOK Library website
to learn more about benefits of joining this group.
Serve as a leadership mentor for interim or acting staff.
Teach modules of EDUC 313/314 or other classes to enrich the curriculum.
Teach additional sections of LRC 100, LRC101, or LRC 101A as we add classes
to meet enrollment demands.
Assist in the recruitment of new students by attending receptions that
UMBC hosts for new students in various parts of Maryland (Baltimore County,
Montgomery County, etc.).
For more information about admissions receptions and events, contact
Dale Bittinger, firstname.lastname@example.org,
New Student Advising
Undergraduate Student Experience
The undergraduate student experience is important to retention and student
success. Consider participating in the following programs:
Introduction to an Honors
First Year Seminar
Collegiate Success Institute
Summer Bridge Program
Serve as a part-time teacher for our professional master's programs,
undergraduate programs at Shady Grove, or Summer/Winter sessions.
Help with research or analysis of data, either at CPS/DPS.
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
Mentor and advise students on career issues, internships, etc., through
The Shriver Center and/or the Career Development Center.
UMBC Relationship Violence Prevention
Serve as an advocate for relationship and violence prevention advocate.
For more information about becoming a relationship violence prevention
advocate, contact Kim Leisey, Student Affairs, email@example.com,
Attend UMBC Events
and Culture Calendar
O. Kuhn Library Gallery
Center for Art
Design and Visual Culture
Center for the Humanities
of the Library
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.
UMBC Annual Fund
Retriever Learning Center
For questions or concerns, please contact Patrice McDermott, Vice Provost
for Faculty Affairs, firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-455-3150.
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