Nicole Palmore MSW

Executive Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Phone: 410-706-4551
Email: nicole.palmore@umaryland.edu

Nicole serves as executive director of diversity and inclusion. She previously served as director of diversity, inclusion, and intercultural learning at the University of Maryland School of Nursing and worked for four years as a senior organization and employee development consultant with UMB Human Resource Services. Nicole joined UMB in 2016 and holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Georgetown University, a Master of Social Work degree from UMB, a master’s certificate in Instructional Design, and a second master’s certificate in Intercultural Leadership from UMB. She is completing her doctorate in Higher Education Leadership at Frostburg State University.

Christina Cortese

Program Specialist
Phone: 410-706-5484
Email: ccortese@umaryland.edu

Christina serves as a program specialist for the Office of the Senior Vice President. She joined Administration and Finance (A&F) in 2024 and has been with the university since 2017. She previously provided administrative support to UMB Police and Public Safety right after graduating college. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology & Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland, College Park.