Just a little bit of bragging about our faculty, staff, students and alumni.
ALAN S. Weisman
lecturer, School of Health and Human Services
Alan S. Weisman, B.S. '71, M.A. '91, was appointed to Chase Brexton Health Care's Board of Directors. Weisman has worked in the healthcare industry for more than 40 years, and he began teaching in UB's Health Systems Management program in 2012. His Board term at Chase Brexton will begin in January 2017 and he will serve for a term of three years.
UNA-NCA Graduate fellows
(pictured: spring 2016 fellows from across the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area)
On May 6, Global Affairs and Human Security graduate students Amrita Minhas, Nat Kofi Abu-Bonsrah, Narayan Shrestha and Maggie Coulter were awarded Certificates of Accomplishment for their distinguished performance and successful completion of the UNA-NCA’s (United Nations Association of the National Capital Area) Graduate Fellows Program. The program provides an opportunity for graduate students in the Washington, DC area, who are interested in international affairs, development, trade, finance and related disciplines, to explore the field of international organizations. Participants build strong professional and academic skills through relevant internship experiences and regular seminars on global issues and the United Nations.
IVAN SASCHA SHEEHAN
Stanley, professor in the School of Criminal Justice, and Sheehan , associate professor in the School of Public and International Affairs (pictured with UB President Kurt L. Schmoke), have been named recipients of a 2016 University System of Maryland Regents' Faculty Award. Sheehan received the award for Excellence in Mentoring, while Stanley received the award for Excellence in Public Service.
undergraduate student, B.S. in Health Systems Management
Ayala, a second-semester junior at UB at The Universities at Shady Grove (USG), is the first undergraduate Health Systems Management student to be awarded the Camille and Clifford Kendall Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship was designed for students who began their studies at Montgomery College and are continuing their baccalaureate education at USG. As a "Kendall Scholar," Anmer will receive full tuition and participate in a mentor/mentee program.
graduate student, M.S. in Health Systems Management
Osedeme, a UB student from Nigeria, was named the graduate winner of the University's Laurence Short Academic Award for 2015-16. The award recognizes academic excellence among international students at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Award criteria include a 3.5 (graduate) or 3.0 (undergraduate) GPA, full-time enrollment during the current fall and previous spring semesters, an extracurricular involvement sheet, and an original essay.