Current Student Profiles

Short interviews with current MCS students, by current MCS students. If you would like to be interviewed for a profile email Prof Anchor


Student Profile: James Parris

How Passion Drives Success

By: Ajel Balan Photo Credit: James Parris Meet James Parris - a senior of UMBC graduating this semester, completing his Media and Communication Studies major along with his Entrepreneurship...

Posted: May 19, 2023, 5:01 PM

Student Profile: Louna Temsah

By: Sophia Blackwell Photo Credit: Louna Temsah edited by Sophia Blackwell Being from Lebanon, what has the MCS degree taught you in terms of international relations and has it changed your...

Posted: May 11, 2023, 3:55 PM

Student Profile: Ajel Balan

Ajel talks about his passion for MCS and his internship

By: Spencer Derrenberger Photo Credit: Ajel Balan Senior MCS major Ajel Balan has been at UMBC since 2019 and is expecting to graduate in Spring 2023. Initially, Ajel started out with a...

Posted: May 3, 2023, 1:52 PM

Student Profile: Lewis Hollander

Why this student sports videographer chose UMBC

By: Jadyn Spradlin Photo Credit: Lewis Hollander Though Lewis Hollander is only a freshman at UMBC, his videography is on scale with work produced by professionals. His instagram account...

Posted: April 24, 2023, 10:10 AM

Student Profile: Sophia Blackwell

Meet Sophia Blackwell, a Media and Communication Studies sen

By: Louna Temsah  Photo Credit: Sophia Blackwell Sophia will be graduating this spring and looking forward to working close to her home and family for the government. Coming back to school...

Posted: April 19, 2023, 2:19 PM

Student Profile: Javier Villanueva-Diaz AKA Javi Neuva

A discussion about passions, music and more.

By: Zerubbabel Abiy   Photo Credit: Javier Villanueva-Diaz   Recently we got the chance to sit down and speak with Junior Javier Villanueva-Diaz about his experiences within the Media and...

Posted: April 2, 2023, 11:12 AM