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USMH Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Posted: 30 January 2015

The University System of Maryland at Hagerstown (USMH) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. In celebration of this milestone and in honor of a “Decade of Building Futures,” USMH will be hosting a year of festivities. The festivities are set to include an Alumni Ambassador picnic, an Alumni... Read More


Letter to the USMH Community Regarding the Budget Cuts

Posted: 07 January 2015

A Message to the USMH CommunityPlease allow me to share with you our recent budget situation, including where we are today. The University System of Maryland (USM) was told in December 2014 to expect a mid-year budget cut totaling approximately $8.5 million. So all institutions, including the... Read More


Season's Greetings from your friends at USMH

Posted: 19 December 2014

Check out our "Season's Greetings" video- http://vimeo.com/114899186 Read More


Second Annual Storybook Holiday was a great success

Posted: 17 November 2014

The Second Annual Storybook Holiday was a great success! Thank you to Frostburg State University, the City of Hagerstown, the Frostburg Student Education Association Hagerstown Chapter, and Americorps.Want to see more photos from the event? Take a look at our Facebook Page- https://www.... Read More


Students Participate in Roundtable Discussion at the White House

Posted: 29 October 2014

“It’s On Us,” a national campaign that was launched by President Obama in September, is designed to empower campus communities to stop sexual assaults before they happen. It features major media personalities and sports stars, but relies on the efforts of student leaders to step up and change... Read More


Feaste at Yuletide Raises More Than $36,000 for Student Scholarships

Posted: 28 October 2014

Feaste at Yuletide raised more than $36,000 for student scholarships. The annual evening of merriment began in 2007 and all proceeds have benefitted the USMH Scholarship Fund.  Thank you to everyone who helped to make the evening possible- especially our sponsors, without whom, the USMH... Read More


Blended Learning Enrichment Seminar Held at USMH

Posted: 25 August 2014

USMH was host to the seminar, “The Present and Future of Blended Learning” on October 17. The day-long event, led by facilitator John Sener, explored the concept of blended learning.Sener, founder and CKO of Sener Knowledge and author of The Seven Futures of American Education, brought his... Read More


USMH Graduation Celebration!

Posted: 23 May 2014

USMH held its eigth graduation celebration on Tuesday, May 20 at 6pm.  Under a large tent in the University Plaza, students celebrated their successes with their family, friends, and university faculty. The evening program included wise words from vice-chancellor, Dr. Joann Boughman. She... Read More


Students in First Cohort of Doctorate in Education Program Earn Degrees

Posted: 23 May 2014

Seven local educators are graduating with a doctorate in education (Ed.D.). They are part of the first cohort of 14 students enrolled in the University of Maryland’s (UM) doctorate in education leadership and policy studies program offered at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown (USMH).... Read More


Social Work Students Take On Local Project to Help Women in Need

Posted: 12 May 2014

As a requirement for their social work practice class, students at Salisbury University at USMH were asked to plan and implement a project to serve social needs in the local community.Inspired by class readings, lectures and personal experiences, each student team was challenged to identify... Read More


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