ETE Program Director Becky Archer

ETE Bids Farewell to Spirited Director

After spending six years building up the Environment, Technology and Economy Scholars program as director, Becky Archer will be moving across the Atlantic Ocean to Belgium.

"I loved every day working with students who wanted to find innovative ways to make our way of life more just and sustainable. The students pushed me to research fields that I had minimal background in, finding new and creative ways to look for opportunity,” Archer said.

Co-Curricular Scholarship Helps Scholars Study Abroad Over Winter Break

The College Park Scholars Co-Curricular Scholarship provides financial assistance to current Scholars and Scholars citation earners who benefit from support for participation in active learning related to their Scholars curriculum, including travel-study experiences, research projects, student leadership development opportunities, for-credit internships, or service-learning initiatives.

Nancy Metrenas

Nancy Metrenas, Administrative Assistant, College Park Scholars

Beloved Scholars Central Administrative Assistant Retires after 16 Years

For the last month, former and current University of Maryland students, staff and faculty have been stopping by Scholars Central Office to congratulate Nancy Metrenas on her retirement.

After being offered a job by the original College Park Scholars staff in 2000, Metrenas said that she took  the job because she "felt good vibes" from the staff. Her 16 years in College Park Scholars make her the longest serving member of the central staff in program history.