UMBrella Awards

UMB Awards

Beginning in 2021, as an ongoing effort to shine light on talented and dedicated University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) employees, UMBrella is sponsoring awards to recognize the contributions made by individuals.

Nominate someone for the 2022 UMBrella Awards!

  • Nomination forms will be accepted Sept. 7, 2021-Oct. 29, 2021
  • Candidates can be nominated or individuals can nominate themselves.
  • A nominee must be a UMB employee in good standing.
 

UMBrella Person of the Year — On the Rise

  • A member of the UMB community who has achieved growth in their career or overcome personal/professional challenges with the utilization of mentorship, coaching, and/or professional development opportunities sponsored by UMBrella. Nominees for this award can be at any stage of their career.

UMBrella Person of the Year — Leading the Way

  • A member of the UMB community who has demonstrated leadership as a role model, coach, and/or mentor to assist others in reaching their personal/professional goals in alignment with the mission and programs offered by UMBrella. Nominees for this award should be mid-career to senior career professionals.

UMBrella Champion of the Year

  • A member of the UMB community who serves as a role model in their commitment to championing the role of women in academia and/or administration. Nominees for this award should be senior career professionals who have a broad scope of influence to support the mission and programs of UMBrella.
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Each submission will be evaluated by a committee of UMBrella Advisory Board members. The committee is not required to justify or comment on the decisions. If you have any questions, please contact The UMBrella Group at umbrella@umaryland.edu.

Check out the winners of the 2021 inaugural awards for each category below:

UMBrella Person of the Year — On the Rise

Ondra WHM Awards

Michele Ondra, MBA, MS
Director, Administration, and Operations, Francis King Carey School of Law

UMBrella Person of the Year — Leading the Way

Rambob WHM Awards

Isabel Rambob, DDS
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Dentistry

2021 UMBrella Champion of the Year

Adams WHM Awards

Cherita Adams, MBA, MS
Assistant Dean for Administration and Strategic Initiatives, School of Social Work

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