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University of Maryland Global Campus Teams with Community College of Baltimore County to Host Free Event Featuring Career and Academic Advising, Networking Reception and “Capture the Flag” Cyber Competition

Adelphi, Md. (Sept. 17)—University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is teaming up with the Community College of Baltimore County for an after-school event geared toward high school and current community college students, as well as recent graduates who are looking to further their education and anyone who would like to learn more about the field of cybersecurity.

Who: University of Maryland Global Campus and the Community College of Baltimore County

What: Decoding Your Cyber Career

The event, hosted by Mike Janke, CEO of Technotribe, will  feature a keynote Q&A session with Janke and Matt Dunlop, vice president and chief cybersecurity officer for Under Armour; a panel discussion about today’s cyber industry with employers and alumni of both UMGC and CCBC; a networking reception; an opportunity to meet with academic advisors to map out a path forward in your cyber education; as well as information about scholarships, including UMGC’s Maryland Completion Scholarship, which enables Maryland community college graduates to earn a UMGC bachelor’s degree for $12,000 or less.

To see the full agenda and to register, go to

 WHEN:  3:30 – 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019

WHERE:  Community College of Baltimore County, Romadka Community Center (7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, MD  21237)

About University of Maryland Global Campus: UMGC was the first university in Maryland to offer fully online programs in cybersecurity. Today, UMGC offers undergraduate degree programs in Computer Networks and Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Management and Policy, and Software Development and Security, and graduate programs in Cloud Computing Architecture, Cybersecurity Management and Policy, Cybersecurity Technology, Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigation, and Information Technology: Information Assurance.

UMGC also offers the Maryland Completion Scholarship, which allows Maryland community college graduates to transfer to UMGC and complete their undergraduate degree for about $20,000 (including tuition and fees for the associate degree.) For more information about the scholarship, visit Completion Scholarship for Maryland Community College Graduates.

About Community College of Baltimore County: Community College of Baltimore County offers the region’s most expansive selection of degree, certificate, and workplace certification programs that prepare students for transfer, job entry and career advancement in local job growth industries such as business, education, health care, information technology, cybersecurity, construction and transportation.

Each year, nearly 60,000 students enroll at the college’s main campuses, extension centers and online, while some 3 million enjoy the college’s performing arts, galleries, planetarium and athletic facilities.