Alumni and Friends 50th Anniversary Party

Registration is now closed.

For ticket inquiries, please contact Stanyell Odom, Director of Alumni Relations, at or 410-455-2632.


Saturday, March 11, 2017
7 p.m. - midnight 
Skylight Room, The Commons, UMBC
Tickets: $20/person through February 17, $25 after 

Join us for a Party with a Purpose to celebrate UMBC's 50th Anniversary. Enjoy great food, company, drinks, and a live DJ. Ticket price includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine, and soft drinks. (A cash bar will be available.)

We encourage you to help us reach a fundraising goal of $5,000 by making a donation in support of the Department of Africana Studies and the Second Generation Scholarship when you register. Please note: When making your donation, you will be asked to indicate how much you would like to go to either or both designations (i.e. $50 total donation with $25 to the Department of Africana Studies and $25 to the Second Generation Scholarship).

All tickets should be purchased online no later than March 8

If you would like to pay via check or cash or have questions, contact:

Gary M. Brooks, Esq. '79 at, 410-340-1209
Joyce Nance-Frierson '79 at, 443-72201657 or
Stanyell Odom in the Office of Alumni Relations at, 410-455-2632

Planning Committee: Gary M. Brooks Esq. '79, Carol Guy '79, Ronald Hawkins '79, Joyce Nance-Frierson '79, Ralph Paraway '82, Daibeth Saunders '78, and Eric Talley '79. 

Please Note: If you will not be attending the event but would like to make a gift in support of the Department of Africana Studies or the Second Generation Scholarship, please click here to make a gift on our online giving form. Please write the gift designation in the field marked "other designation." You will not be able to split the donation and must make a gift to one or the other. 

Please Note: Alumni event tickets for paid events are non-refundable. Additionally, all funds raised will be administered by the UMBC Foundation for the benefit of the University.