Just a little bit of bragging about our faculty, staff, students and alumni.
undergraduate student, B.S. in Health Systems Management
Anmer 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.
professor, School of Public and International Affairs
Julnes has been awarded the prestigious 2015 Paul F. Lazarsfeld Evaluation Theory Award from the American Evaluation Association. The award, in existence since 1977, is presented annually to an individual whose written work on evaluation theory "has led to fruitful debates on the assumptions, goals, and practices of evaluation."
graduate student, M.S. in Global Affairs and Human Security
Lauren has been accepted to present her paper “Domestic Peace and Homeland Security Structures” at the 2016 International Studies Association (ISA) Conference, to be held March 16-19 in Atlanta, GA. The ISA conference, one of the largest conferences in the field, attracts scholars and students from around the world.
graduate student, M.S. in Health Systems Management
Fenose 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.
Efrain Solis, B.S. '10, M.S. '12
alumnus, School of Health and Human Services
Efrain was recently named to the Board of Examiners for the 2015 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation's highest honor for organizational innovation and performance excellence.