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February 2020 Alumni Newsletter
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Terps Take On Annapolis
On Jan. 16, more than 100 guests turned out for the annual networking event, which included elected officials as well as staff from state agencies and the governor's office.
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Celebrating New Terps
Watch the #NowATerp Tour Surprise New Terps With Admission to the Class of 2024
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Terp Profile
Banded Together
Alum Reunited with Long-Lost Class Ring
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A Celebration of Terps: Featuring The Maryland Awards
Save The Date: April 24
College Park
The Alumni Association’s marquee event returns this spring. Save the date and join us to celebrate and honor the achievements of seven outstanding Terps.
Click here for additional information and past award recipients.
Register today for the EnTERPreneur Conference
EnTERPreneur Conference
March 7
College Park
The first annual EnTERPreneur Conference will be one of the largest entrepreneurship gatherings of the UMD community.
Register Here
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Riggs Bridal Show
March 8
College Park
Come see why the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center is the perfect location for your upcoming wedding!
Register Here
Click here for a full listing of upcoming Alumni Association events.
Win a VIP maryland basketball fan experience
Win a VIP Maryland Basketball Fan Experience
JOIN or RENEW as a member of the University of Maryland Alumni Association and be entered to win a VIP Maryland Basketball Fan Experience. You must join/renew by Feb. 29, 2020 to win.
One lucky winner and their guest will receive:
  • A one-night stay in the Governor’s Suite at The Hotel at the University of Maryland
  • Two premium seats at the Xfinity Center to watch the Terps take on the Michigan Wolverines on March 8
  • Photo with Testudo on the court during the pregame festivities, and much more!
Join/Renew Today
Already a member? Annual members can enter by upgrading or renewing, and lifetime members can enter to win by filling out this form.
Membership purchase must be postmarked by Feb. 29, 2020 to be entered to win. Winner will be selected on March 2, 2020 and notified by phone. Members entered into the raffle are not eligible to deduct their membership dues as a charitable contribution. Your purchase does include an optional $5 tax-deductible contribution, as allowed by law, to the Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. For official rules, visit
Giving Day
Giving day 2020 is coming! Save the date
Monte Carlo
Medieval Sojourn
Oct. 5-16, 2020
Encounter the history of the eastern Mediterranean on this ten-night cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ Marina. See the Monte Carlo Casino and the historical treasures of Rome. Stroll the cobblestone streets in Sorrento and see Santorini’s breathtaking volcanic seascapes. Visit the ruins of Ephesus and stroll through Mitilini—the “Garden of the Aegean.” Book by April 7, 2020 and save!
Travel with Terps
Buffalo Wild Wings
UMD Right Now – University of Maryland Named a Top Producer of Minority Graduates for 2019
UMD Right Now – The Hall CP Opens in the University of Maryland’s Discovery District
UMD Right Now – UMD Alums Honored in Forbes' 2020 "30 Under 30" List
Stay active. Stay informed. Stay Connected.
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Pop Quiz
Steps leading to front entrence of The Nyumburu Cultural Center
February is Black History Month. Since 1971, the Nyumburu Cultural Center has been the campus hub for black social, cultural and intellectual interaction. What does "nyumburu" mean in Swahili?
  1. Gathering place
  2. Friendship center
  3. Freedom house
  4. Community place
  5. Together in unity
Submit Your Answer
Three Terps who respond correctly will be randomly selected to win a pair of alumni Testudo socks!
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Andre Hill via Instagram
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Annual @kapsi1911 @tntnupes trip to watch a @terrapinhoops game. Always good to hang with my line brothers
#kappaalphapsi #terps #terp4life #universityofmaryland #j5
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Alison Maider via Instagram
Two adults stand behind the bench of the Jim Henson monument on campus, two kids sit on the stone bench next to the statue of Jim Henson
Fun day showing the kids where mommy and daddy met over 20 years ago! turtle emoji
A Healthy Balance
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Beat the Winter Sniffles with These 7 Immune-Boosting Tips
Your immune system defends your body against microorganisms that cause sickness and disease. The stronger your immune system, the less likely you are to get sick. The first step to keeping your immune system strong? Living a healthy lifestyle. Here are a few things you can do to keep your immune system in tip-top shape.
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A Healthy Balance is brought to you by University of Maryland Medicine, a collaboration between the University of Maryland Medical System and the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Click here to learn more.







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