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Prism of Possibilities: Flowing Passions...Igniting Visionaries 


36th Annual Student Recognition and Alumni Banquet  
Friday, April 28, 2017

On Friday, April 28, 2017,  the University of Maryland’s Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering (CMSE), the Black Engineers Society (BES), the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), and the Student Community for Outreach, Retention, and Excellence (SCORE) will host its’ 36th Annual Student Recognition and Alumni Banquet.   The theme of the evening “Prism of Possibilities: Flowing Passions...Igniting Visionaries” serves to recognize the achievements of minority students and alumni, and encourages the pursuits of academic excellence.  Last year over 300 students were recognized for their outstanding academic achievement. Also, CMSE will present the James N. Newton and Michael L. Cherry scholarships. This is an enriching experience and wonderful opportunity to inspire aspiring young professionals.

The Banquet is open to all students. Even non-awardees! More registration and event information is provided below.
Date: Friday, April 28, 2017
Location: Marriott Inn and Conference Center
University of Maryland University College
3501 University Boulevard East 
Hyattsville, MD 20783

Transportation to Marriott Inn and Conference Center


Sponsorship Opportunities

Corporate sponsors will have access to over a hundred resumes from recognized students, spaces to advertise on the Banquet website and the program book.

For more information, contact:

Gertie Williams
CMSE Banquet Event Manager
(301) 379-2785

Make a Donation

The process of making a donation is simple:

First, visit Giving 101(link is external) to learn about the types of assets you may contribute, and the various giving methods available to you.

You can also make a gift online to directly support CMSE and the students it supports:

If you have any questions about making your gift, contact Sammy Popat, Director of Development for Individual Gifts at:

3212 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building

University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

Phone: (301) 405-0224


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