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UMUC Alumni Association Seeks Volunteers for Board Committees

The Alumni Association Board of Directors is seeking volunteers to serve on their board committees: Membership Committee, Programming Committee, Student Relations and External Affairs Committee. The committees are a pathway to future board membership and allow volunteers to learn about the operations of the Alumni Association and the university. If you are interested in serving on one or more committees, please contact alumnirelations.

  • Membership Committee
  • Programming Committee
  • Student Relations and External Affairs Committee

Volunteer to Share Your Story or Expertise in the Academic Clubs

UMUC's Academic Clubs, which are run through WebTycho, invite alumni to visit as guest speakers to run one-two week seminars. Students have shown an interest in learning what alumni have done after completing their degrees, and this would be a good opportunity for you to share your story. Seminars typically run asynchronously, at a timeframe agreed upon between the speaker and club facilitator.

Our current list of academic clubs include Accounting & Finance, Communication Studies, Computing, Criminal Justice, English, Emergency Management & Homeland Security, Environmental Management, History, Human Resource Management, Legal Studies, Social Sciences, Political Science & Psychology.

If you are interested in volunteering as a guest speakers, please e-mail with your name, the club you are interested in, and a couple of sentences on what you would be interested in presenting.

Volunteers Needed for UMUC’s Alumni Career Connection

As an alumni participant, you will have the opportunity to give back to your alma mater and help empower UMUC students by allowing them to communicate with you directly for career-related information and advice. 

Alumni Career Connection is accessible via CareerQuest, an online career management tool for UMUC alumni and students. We invite you to log in today to create your Career Connection mentor profile.

You’ll be able to: 

  • Allow students to contact you anonymously, or make your contact information public.
  • Control how many contacts you are willing to receive per month from a student.
  • Answer students’ questions on career-related information and advice.
  • Participate in Career Services sponsored events (e.g., mock interviews, information sessions and presentations)
  • View upcoming career events and job fairs.

With this proficient new tool and your partnership, we can better prepare our students for success in all of their employment endeavors and create a positive job search experience. 

If you have any questions about Alumni Career Connection, please contact Career Services at or 240-684-2720. 

UMUC Seeks Master Teachers to Join the MAT Mentor Program

The Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program is accepting applications for its mentoring program. Mentors will have the opportunity to guide, support and encourage new professionals to become passionate about teaching.

UMUC is looking for master teachers with experience in the following disciplines:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Earth/Space Science
  • English
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Social Studies

To apply, please visit Stipend available!