Academic Announcements

Published 6:26 pm Friday, January 27, 2023

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University of Maryland Global Campus Announces Fall 2022 Graduates


Five students from Suffolk attending the University of Maryland Global Campus graduated along with more than 7,600 students worldwide in fall 2022.

The Suffolk students receiving their degrees include:  Michael Rodriguez, associate of arts in general studies; Joseph D. McClelland, bachelor of science in finance; Tyrell Dezmane Colbert, bachelor of science in marketing; Gordon Sandy Brown, bachelor of science in public safety Administration; and Steven C. Howd, master of science in management: criminal justice management.

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Students from all 50 states, five U.S. territories, and 18 countries earned UMGC degrees. More than 2,200 graduates attended “Grad Walk” in Adelphi, Maryland, an in-person experience designed to place the spotlight directly on graduates and their achievements while helping protect the health and safety of their guests and the university community.

Celebrating its 75th anniversary, University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) was established in 1947 to serve adults in the workforce. Today, UMGC enrolls some 90,000 students annually, offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs, as well as certificates in more than 125 fully online, hybrid and face-to-face programs and specializations.

UMGC now offers classes to military service personnel and their families at more than 180 locations in more than 20 countries. More than half of the university’s students are active-duty military personnel, their families, members of the National Guard and veterans.


Ehmer named to Wofford College’s dean’s List


Amanda Goldbach Ehmer of Suffolk has been named to the fall 2022 dean’s list at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

To be named to the dean’s list, a student must be enrolled for at least 12 semester hours of graded courses and attain a semester grade point average of 3.6 or higher.