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80th Anniversary of the College of Arts and Sciences!

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The College of Arts and Sciences began in 1937 as a junior college, introducing a practical blending of general and specialized education to the University of Baltimore's existing business and law school offerings. Over the next 80 years, the college would grow and evolve into what is known today as the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences, named in 1982 for Yale Gordon, J.D. ’29, B.B.A. ’33, a law and business graduate who was committed to the importance of liberal arts education for professionals. 

In the year ahead, please join us for a variety of events celebrating the college's 80th year. We'll be kicking things off on Wednesday, April 19. Check out what we've got in store...

Wednesday, April 19

FREE Cupcakes!
12:30-2 p.m.
H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Lobby

STUDENTS! Stop by the Learning Commons Lobby and help us celebrate the CAS 80th anniversary with a cupcake...on us! We'll be giving out FREE cupcakes (including gluten-free options) from 12:30-2 p.m. or while supplies last. *one cupcake per person

Faculty Art Exhibition at the UB GameLab
5:30-6 p.m.
Academic Center, Room 213

The UB GameLab will host a Faculty Art Exhibition beginning April 19 through May 19. Come check out a variety of artwork from our very own faculty.

Faculty Art Exhibit

CAS 80th Anniversary Kickoff Celebration
6 p.m.
H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Lobby
Join fellow UB alumni, faculty and friends for food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, live music, a silent auction, guest speaker Dorine C. Andrews, D.C.D. '01, and more. Tickets are $20 per person. For more information or to register for the event, call 410.837.6131 or email alumni@ubalt.edu. Online registration is available now.

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CAS 80th Anniversary Celebration Keynote: Dorine C. Andrews

Dorine Andrews Dorine C. Andrews, D.C.D. ’01 recently retired from the position of chief information officer with the Peace Corps. She was responsible for the Peace Corps' global technology network and systems that support the operations of seventy posts, the HQ organization and nine regional recruitment offices. She received her Doctorate in Communications Design from UB's Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences and has held faculty positions at the University of Baltimore, Georgetown University and Marymount University, teaching graduate and undergraduate classes in digital economy, information architecture, Internet marketing, web design, knowledge management, and business process improvement. Before entering the academic world, Andrews built two successful information technology consulting companies, co-authored two IT-related books, and, in her spare time, became an avid sailor.

Learn more about Dorine C. Andrews on p.31 of the spring 2011 issue of UB Magazine

Thursday, April 20 Tim Train

Guest Speaker: Tim Train, CEO of Big Huge Games 2.0
5:30 p.m.
UB Student Center, Wright Theater
Join us as Tim Train, CEO of Baltimore-based game development company Big Huge Games 2.0, talks about the history and the future of the games industry. Audience Q&A to follow. Learn more at www.ubalt.edu/calendar