The Shell
April 2019 Alumni Newsletter
Featured Gallery
Fearless Connections
February and March brought alumni together to celebrate their interests, from athletics to African-American art collecting.
Featured Video
Pursuing Fearless Ideas
Success at UMD
Watch the Video
Alumni Profile
Alumni Profile
An Operational “Shift”
Alum's Company Lowers Employee Turnover in Restaurants
Photo by AF archive / Alamy Stock Photo
Read More
30th Anniversary Logo
A Celebration of Terps featuring The Maryland Awards
Join us on April 26 to honor seven exemplary Terps while celebrating with fellow alumni and university leadership over Maryland cuisine and cocktails. Learn more about the exciting event and get your tickets today (early bird pricing ends April 5).
Register Now
Alumni Association Team Members In Annapolis
Maryland Day 2019
The University of Maryland invites you to come to College Park on April 27 and celebrate Maryland Day, a day of learning, fun and discovery. At the 21st annual edition, you’ll find a wide variety of family-friendly events and activities where you can explore our world of fearless ideas.
More Details
Alumni Association Team Members In Annapolis
Do Good Service Month
What’s better than volunteering in your community? Doing Good with fellow Terps! Participate in a community service event near you in April to be part of our Do Good Service Month and show off what Terps can accomplish together.
Register Now
30th Anniversary Logo
A Gathering of EnTERPpreneurs
From Zest Tea to Under Armour, Terp entrepreneurs are taking the world by storm. To bring together alumni business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs alike, the Alumni Association launched its first-ever industry network — the Terp Entrepreneur Network (TEN).
On March 27, more than 150 Terps gathered at the new WeWork College Park to celebrate the launch of TEN with networking, an alumni startup zone and more.
Learn More
Sponsored by
Click here for a full listing of events near you.
30th Anniversary Logo
Testudo has gotten a new shell or two over the decades, and students have gone from building solar-powered cars to building hovercrafts. But one thing remains the same: The University of Maryland Alumni Association upholds your connection to your alma mater.
In honor of our 30th anniversary, we invite you to take your involvement to the next level. Join as an annual member for just $30 (normally $55)!
Join Today
Join by May 31 to activate this offer and receive our commemorative 30th anniversary pin.
UMD Right Now - UMD Graduate Programs Secure High Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
Maryland Today - Peace Corps Names UMD a Top 10 Volunteer-Producing School
A Giving Day Success
In just 24 hours, the sixth annual Giving Day raised $2,080,550 in support of student scholarships, academic programs and university initiatives. Thank you to the more than 6,700 Terps who contributed a total of 8,649 gifts on March 6. Since its launch in 2013, Giving Day has raised more than $6.5 million to help fuel Fearless Ideas across the campus.
Stay active. Stay informed. Stay Connected.
How do you stay fearless? Share your pictures with us on social media!
Pop Quiz
Adele H. Stamp Collage
In honor of the state of Maryland’s Arbor Day, celebrated on the first Wednesday of every April, what kind of tree will take root during a ceremonial tree planting at UMD’s Memorial Chapel tomorrow? (Hint: It’s the state tree of Maryland!)
  1. Red maple
  2. White oak
  3. American elm
  4. Black walnut
  5. American holly
Three Terps who answer correctly will win an Alumni Association notebook.
Submit Your Answer
Molly Gillingham via Instagram
Instagram Post
Back to my old stomping grounds. Until next time UMD, it was a blast!
Not So Wee Winnie via Instagram
Jeff Dalton Instagram Post
D-fence, D-fence, D-fence
Join Today







University of Maryland Alumni Association
Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center / 7801 Alumni Drive / College Park, MD 20742-1521
301.405.4678 / 800.336.8627 /
Update Your Information