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Campus Messages Relating to Our Inclusive Community

  • Synagogue Attack in California

    Dear Members of the UMBC Community, We are saddened once again this morning after witnessing the anti-Semitic attack on the Congregation Chabad in Poway, California. That this attack occurred on...
    Posted: April 29, 2019 4:56 PM
  • The attacks in Sri Lanka

    Dear Members of the UMBC Community, Our hearts are heavy as we see the devastating impact of terror attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter morning that left 300 innocent people dead and injured 500 more....
    Posted: April 23, 2019 10:30 AM
  • Speaking Out Against Discrimination

    Dear Members of the UMBC Community, As campus leaders working in community to prevent and address discriminatory conduct, including sexual violence and misconduct at UMBC and beyond, we feel...
    Posted: April 1, 2019 5:05 PM
  • The Tragedy in New Zealand

    Dear Members of the UMBC Community, This morning we woke to the tragic news of mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. The attack, which was timed to coincide with Friday...
    Posted: March 15, 2019 4:39 PM
  • All-Gender Restrooms

    Dear Members of the UMBC Community, As a campus community that is committed to inclusion and diversity, one of our shared values is having respect for the dignity of every member of our UMBC...
    Posted: February 13, 2019 1:07 PM
  • Spring Semester Welcome

    Dear Members of the UMBC Community, We are delighted to welcome you for the start of the spring semester. The beginning of a new semester provides each of us an opportunity to reflect on our...
    Posted: January 29, 2019 10:55 AM
  • Supporting UMBC’s Transgender Community

    Dear Members of the UMBC Community, Following recent press reports of a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposal to narrow the federal definition of gender used to enforce...
    Posted: October 29, 2018 5:27 PM
  • After the tragedy in Pittsburgh

    Dear Members of the UMBC Community, Today we grieve the tragic murder of eleven people in the sacred Jewish space of Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Our hearts are with the victims,...
    Posted: October 29, 2018 10:32 AM
  • Our Community

    Dear Members of the UMBC Community, We welcome you to the start of the fall semester. UMBC is a community of inquiring minds, where we inspire one another to reach our full potential and make...
    Posted: August 31, 2018 10:34 AM
  • Update on U.S. Supreme Court’s travel ban decision

    Dear Members of the UMBC Community, On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court released a 5-to-4 decision upholding the Trump administration’s entry restrictions on nationals of Iran, Libya, North Korea,...
    Posted: June 28, 2018 4:02 PM