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STS Robotics Clubs Tapped for University Crowdfunding Campaign

Science, Technology and Society was selected to promote its robotics program through Launch UMD, a crowdfunding platform that helps organizations raise money for their projects.


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Public Leadership Alums Host Students at United States Capitol

Public Leadership students listen to Scholars alumni discuss how their Scholars experience relates to their career during a visit to the United States Capitol on October 7.
Current Public Leadership Scholars were given the opportunity to visit the United States Capitol Building on Oct. 7 with the help of Shannon Jackson, a College Park Scholars PL alumnus.



Scholars Alum Creates Online Tutoring Service

Jeremy Loya, who earned his Science, Discovery and the Universe citation in 2010, co-founded, which pairs tutors with students.


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Second Annual Scholars Cup Starts Strong

Scholars enjoy Scholars Cup kickoff festivities on La Plata beach.
The second year of Scholars Cup is well underway, and students and faculty alike have a lot to look forward to.


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Scholars Announces New Student Advisory Board

College Park Scholars welcomes new members of the College Park Scholars Student Advisory Board for 2014-2015.



Scholars Take Action with Students Helping Honduras

Peter Dunlop spends time with the children of Villa Soleada at the Students Helping Honduras Leadership Summit. Photo courtesy of Kristin Musulin
More than 20 Scholars students from nine different Scholars programs have volunteered with Students Helping Honduras, a  nonprofit organization dedicated to ending extreme poverty and violence in Honduras, since this university’s chapter was founded in 2010.


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Lakeland STARs Tutors Kick-off New Year

Scholars engage with students from Paint Branch Elementary School in College Park. Each Scholar is matched with a tutee, and every week they focus on homework and participate in scheduled activities.
School is in session for College Park’s Paint Branch Elementary, and for some students that means the return of the Lakeland STARs tutoring program.


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Media Scholars Participate in Inaugural News Engagement Day

Media, Self & Society Scholars participated in the first-ever News Engagement Day on McKeldin Mall on October 7.


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Media Alum to Give Tours When C-SPAN Bus Comes to Campus

College Park, Md.--Visitors can explore the interactive features on the C-SPAN Bus as part of its fall tour of the universities in the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday, Oct. 7.


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BSE Hosts Manager of Cirque du Soleil National Harbor Show

BSE students with program director Mark Wellman at Cirque du Soleil show Amanluna on September 18.
Students in the College Park Scholars Business, Society and the Economy program took a first-hand look at a truly creative business model this semester.


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Scholars to Celebrate 20 Years on November 1

College Park Scholars is celebrating its 20th anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 1. Faculty, staff and alumni will join together to reconnect and celebrate in the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center.


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