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Each of College Park Scholars' 12 programs covers a thematic area that allows students to connect their major and other interests and learn across fieldsLearn About Our Programs
This program sends me forward equipped with knowledge, skills, a network and the courage I need to continue my growth.
September 2, 2022
With the first week of classes under your belt, come to the Scholars Block Party to let off some steam, have fun, meet new people and learn more about Scholars student organizations and other ways to get involved at the University of Maryland.View Event Details for Scholars Block Party
Dr. Alan Peel, who has been a director of Science, Discovery and the Universe (SDU) Scholars program since 2007, is stepping down from his position.
The University of Maryland has announced its senior marshals for Spring Commencement, slated for Friday, May 20. Six College Park Scholars alumni number among the 60 graduating seniors serving as marshals:
Four Scholars alumni are among the handful of graduating seniors recognized this month with some of the University of Maryland’s most prestigious awards. Gabriela Winter, an alum of the Public Leadership Scholars program, received the Wilson H. Elkins Citizenship Awards, presented each year to one of the top students in the graduating class who has displayed outstanding involvement and leadership in campus activities.
Dr. Lis Maring (middle), director of the Global Public Health Scholars program, poses with Dean William Cohen, associate provost and dean for Undergraduate Studies, and Samantha Miller, one of the students who nominated her for the Donna B.
When Michelle Pinkrah strolled into her first Thursdays-at-3:30 p.m. class of the semester in late January, she had no idea what she’d signed up for. She had signed up by accident, actually. The class wasn’t her first choice for her practicum course requirement with College Park Scholars, where she is a student, and she’d quickly forgotten it was even on her schedule. Pinkrah sat down in the circle of her peers and encountered something she hadn’t expected: a dialogue class, or, a class that centers around group discussion of life and experiences.
An Environment, Technology and Economy (ETE) Scholars student has received a 2022 Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).