USM Foundation's 2014 Annual Report Now Available

The USM Foundation is pleased to share its 2014 Annual Report. Included are highlights of the USM's first 25 years, our 2014 fiscal year investment performance and financial statements, the winners of our 2014 Art Contest, and more. We now offer both a downloadable PDF version and a prezi presentation.

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2014 Art Contest Winners!

The University System of Maryland Foundation has announced the winners from its third annual art contest. The art contest encouraged submissions to create a work of art that would reflect the Nelson Mandela quote, “Vision without action is just a dream, action without vision just passes the time, and vision with action can change the world." The contest was open to all faculty, staff, and students throughout the University System of Maryland (USM).

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Brendan Iribe, Oculus CEO, Gives $31M for New UMD Computer Science Building

The University of Maryland announced a gift of $31 million from Oculus co-founder and CEO and UMD alumnus Brendan Iribe – the largest gift in the university's history. The gift will be used to fund construction of a new computer science building and create a new endowed scholarship.

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The University System of Maryland Foundation is pleased to share that we are back to our original telephone line of 301-445-1941. Our telephone issue has been resolved, and we invite you to reach us at our main line of 301-445-1941.

USM Foundation Promotes Bill Wojcik to Chief Operating Officer

Through his actions and leadership since he joined our staff in June 2011, Bill has brought a heightened culture of transparency, responsiveness, integrity and professionalism to the Foundation. He has also proven to be an outstanding manager and strategic thinker who has built a team that performs at the highest levels. Congratulations Bill on this well-deserved appointment!

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USM Foundation Announces its 2014 Art Contest Winners!

USM Foundation Announces its 2014 Art Contest Winners!

The University System of Maryland Foundation has announced the winners from its third annual art contest. The art contest encouraged submissions to create a work of art that would reflect the Nelson Mandela quote, “Vision without action is just a dream…

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