Alumni News

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Some Alumni Highlights:

Class of 2012

Ashley Miller: Urban Teacher Center, Masters in Special Education Lesley College

Tara Lucas, Sales Associate at Chessie Sales Group, Inc. Marketing and Advertising industry, Baltimore, MD

Malarie Novotny: BoatUS Foundation as their Project Administrator. graphic design and technical support

Christina Caringi, Associate Director of Development for Susquehanna Health Foundation

Kelly-Lynne Russell, Social Media Strategist at Laureate Education in Harbor East (Baltimore).

Jessica Manzo, project manager at Indigo Ink in Columbia, MD.

Stephanie Mavronis—Producer at The Marc Steiner Show, WEAA. Baltimore, MD. Won an Undergraduate Research Award to make a documentary film about indigenous filmmakers in Bolivia. She presented the film at URCAD 2012. Her research paper on the cultural and technological challenges of this process was accepted for publication in the UMBC Review for 2013.

Martha Rusk, pursuing a Master’s in English Composition at San Francisco State University.

Ela Locke, Pursuing a Master’s in Media Management at the SI Newhouse Graduate School of Communications at Syracuse University. Instructional Associate Syracuse University Co-teach the undergraduate class, Multimedia Storytelling. Teach students how to use Final Cut Pro X and Photoshop in editing labs.

Kathryn Moorby, Corporate Sales Coordinator at UMBC Athletics

Courtney Perdue received a Discovery Communications Fellowship (a full scholarship from Discovery Communications for Graduate study. He is pursuing a Master’s in Communication at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University).

Class of 2011

Afiaa Alwazir working in Saudi Arabia an assistant director to some short films, commercials, and at times,a production assistant to some Photoshop, social media marketing/consulting

Dana Gullard- Marketing Assistant, Maryland Science Center.

Liz Lebedda, Marketing Specialist at Jobspring Partners, Fairfax, Virginia Staffing and Recruiting

Amber Spry, pursuing her Ph.D in political science at Columbia University.

Julie Ouedraogo— Got her Master’s in Media Studies, The New School, NY; Started her own company JournalisticK Media: freelance journalism, photography and video services. Sub-company includes Shot2TheHead, offering professional headshots, portraiture and event photography

Maria Satyshur, Marketing Coordinator at DLR Marketing, Towson MD

Amanda Gable, Associate Performance Analyst at Brown Advisory

Elizabeth Chong, Public Relations, Marketing and Event Management Maroon PR. Ashley Spoerl, Graphic Designer at Xerox (GDO) Global Document Outsourcing

Class of 2010

Madeline Smith Assistant Editor at On the Case with Paula Zahn

Eddie Chen Freelance social media marketing/consulting

Alexis Bell, Marketing Coordinator at Gateway Capitol Financial- An Office of MetLife

Lauren Conley—City Year and then Special Education Teacher at DC Public Schools.

Class of 2009

Matthew Morgal, Webmaster at Medical Device Depot, September 2010 to May 2012 · M.S. Professional Writing ·Professional Writing · Technical Writing and Information Design · Towson, Maryland

Tanupreet Suri, Patient Services Coordinator, Sports Physical Therapy of New York In 2013, Pursuing Masters of Science in Mental Health at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus.

Class of 2008

Tal Levitas, Producer Monday Wednesday Friday (web program); freelance TV and Film producer.