UMBC’s Retrievers officially moved into a new Dawg House, sharing the excitement of their first Event Center ballgame with a sold-out crowd of fans bedecked in black and gold. But despite a disappointing loss to rival Vermont (81-53), the stadium couldn’t contain the enthusiasm of the more than 4,700 Retriever Believers who helped usher in a new era of UMBC athletics.
New House of Grit Doesn’t Disappoint
On UMBC Giving Day, alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends will join the #BlackandGoldRush by giving to their favorite UMBC causes, and by inspiring others to give.
UMBC Giving Day: Join the #BlackandGoldRush, Feb. 28
The Chapter of Black and Latino Alumni (CBLA) Scholarship Jazz Brunch, "A Hat & Bow Tie Affair," will once again be held at the Rusty Scupper. Join UMBC alumni for a Kentucky Derby experience with a delicious buffet, gorgeous views, energizing jazz music, and fantastic fellowship as we raise money in support of the Second Generation and Esperanza Scholarships.
Register Now: 2018 Chapter of Black and Latino Alumni Jazz Brunch
Upcoming Events
24 Feb
Join us for the 8th Annual Spirit Group Alumni Day! Cheer, dance, Fever Retriever and Dirty Dawg Band alumni will will join current students for a reception before heading over to the men’s basketball game.
28 Feb
On UMBC Giving Day, alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends will join the #BlackandGoldRush by giving to their favorite UMBC causes, and by inspiring others to give.
06 May
The Chapter of Black and Latino Alumni (CBLA) Scholarship Jazz Brunch, "A Hat & Bow Tie Affair," will once again be held at the Rusty Scupper. Join UMBC alumni for a Kentucky Derby experience with a delicious buffet, gorgeous views, energizing jazz music, and fantastic fellowship as we raise money in support of the Second Generation and Esperanza Scholarships.
11 May
The 6th annual UMBC Men's Soccer Golf Championship is here! We encourage you to invite family and friends to this returning championship at the beautiful Woodlands Golf Course in Windsor Mill, Maryland.
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