• Members of the Office of Community Engagement enjoyed sharing fun with our neighbors during Neighborhood Lights.

    Members of the Office of Community Engagement enjoyed sharing fun with our neighbors during Neighborhood Lights.

  • Members of the Francis King Carey School of Law’s trial team hosted 32 students from UMB partner school George Washington Elementary’s after-school program for a career exposure activity on March 13.

    Members of the Francis King Carey School of Law’s trial team hosted 32 students from UMB partner school George Washington Elementary’s after-school program for a career exposure activity on March 13.

  • UMB students, faculty, and staff provide more than 2 million hours of service annually to residents in communities surrounding the campus and throughout the state of Maryland.

    UMB students, faculty, and staff provide more than 2 million hours of service annually to residents in communities surrounding the campus and throughout the state of Maryland.

  • Brian Sturdivant, MSW, directs UMB resources to support local schools and families.

    Brian Sturdivant, MSW, directs UMB resources to support local schools and families.

  • Bronwyn Mayden, MSW, leads the Promise Heights Initiative.

    Bronwyn Mayden, MSW, leads the Promise Heights Initiative.

  • Bill Joyner, MSW, manages the Food for Community Program.

    Bill Joyner, MSW, manages the Food for Community Program.

  • Margaret Hayes, MS, leads A Bridge to Academic Excellence at the School of Pharmacy.

    Margaret Hayes, MS, leads A Bridge to Academic Excellence at the School of Pharmacy.

News

August 10, 2018  |  Despite stormy skies, UMB’s National Night Out reinforced the relationships between the university's Police Force, Community and Engagement Center, and West Baltimore neighbors with a free cookout.

July 27, 2018  |  The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy’s PATIENTS Program welcomes members of West Baltimore communities to engage with experts and participate in an interactive health fair.

July 25, 2018  |  YouthWorks interns learn valuable skills to succeed in higher education and careers.

June 14, 2018  |  The Community Engagement Center hosts a site operated by the Baltimore City Board of Elections during early voting June 14-21, encouraging turnout by canvassing, decorating, and holding a cookout.

May 23, 2018  |  The Levitas Initiative will put Carey Law students into middle schools to teach young people about sexual assault and healthy relationships.

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UMB/UMMC Community Engagement Strategic Plan

Visit the UMB/UMMC Partnership for West Baltimore Website and download the UMB/UMMC Community Engagement Strategic Plan.

The Office of Community Engagement (OCE) serves as UMB’s liaison to communities across the state of Maryland on behalf of the Office of the President.

Focusing on communities in West Baltimore that border the UMB campus, OCE develops and nurtures Universitywide partnerships with external stakeholders, including K-12 public schools, community organizations, nonprofits, and local businesses.

We assist UMB’s professional schools with the coordination of community engagement initiatives. Additionally, OCE coordinates faculty, staff, and student volunteer and service-learning initiatives to respond to needs identified by community partners.