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39th Annual Student Recognition Banquet

The University of Maryland’s Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering (CMSE), the Black Engineers Society (BES) and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) will host its 39th Annual Student Recognition and Alumni Celebration event on April 19, 2020.

CMSE will present the James N. Newton and Michael L. Cherry scholarships during the event. This is an enriching experience and wonderful opportunity to inspire aspiring young professionals.

Student Awardees

Student awardees are entitled to one free guest with your registration. Please make sure to coordinate with your free guest so that you are registered accordingly. Student awardees may register themselves and only one free guest. All other guests will be charged the $25/$30 registration fee, and will have to register separately.  For example, if you wish to include one parent or guardian as your free guest, register him/her along with yourself, then register any additional guests as a "Guest".

Students (non-Awardees)

Students (non-awardees) may only register themselves for free. Each additional guest will be charged the registration fee of $25/$30.  See the "Pricing" section below.

Parents

Congratulations on your child's accomplishments this semester. All parents of awardees are encouraged to celebrate their child's achievement with a congratulatory ad. Each ad costs $40 and has a size of 4"x 5" card.  See "Proud Parents Advertisement" section below.

All persons who plan to attend the event must register first.

To attend the CMSE Celebration, please complete registration HERE

Student awardees are ONLY granted 1 free guest ticket. Any additional guests will have to register separately and pay for registration.

Free Parking Located at LOT Z

Pricing

Registrant Type

Price

Student Awardee Free
Student (Non Awardee) Free
Alumni US$ 25.00 ($30.00 after March 11)
Graduate Student Free
Faculty/Staff Free
Silver Level Sponsor Free
Gold Level Sponsor Free
Platinum Level Sponsor Free
Platinum Plus Level Sponsor Free
Guest US$ 25.00 ($30.00 after March 11)
Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be offered.

COST: $40

Surprise your son or daughter with a  personalized message in our program book

Congratulations on your child's accomplishments this semester!  All parents of awardees are encouraged to celebrate their child's achievement with a congratulatory ad. Each ad costs $40 and has a size of 4"x 5" card. 

Click here to purchase an ad. Please send the student awardee picture and congratulatory text to cmse-celebration@umd.edu to be included in your ad by March 28, 2020.

Example

Example for Proud Parent advertisement

In order to make a donation, please follow the directions below.

Donations by Credit Card:

  1. Select the CMSE program to which you wish to direct your contribution:
    • To contribute to ongoing programs of CMSE (including the Bridge Program), Click here.
    • To contribute to Black Engineers Society (BES), Click here.
    • To contribute to Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), Click here.
  2. Select or input the amount you wish to give, then click the Give Now button.
  3. If you wish, select to make your gift in honor/memory of someone. Click Continue button.
  4. Input contact and payment information as directed. After fully completing the donation form, you should immediately receive an email acknowledging your gift.

To make a donation by cash or check or make a donation under $10, please mail it to the CMSE office at the address below or make the donation on-site.

Donations by Check:

Make checks payable to the University of Maryland College Park Foundation (UMCPF)

Mail checks to:

Attn: Celebration Committee
Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering
1131 Glenn Martin Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Please contact cmse-celebration@umd.edu for any questions about donations.

Corporate sponsors will receive a recognition plaque, free tickets to the Celebration, a copy of the CMSE resume book which contains over a hundred resumes from students, and listed as a sponsor in printed materials. Platinum sponsors will receive a full page ad in the Program Journal and their logo on the CMSE website. The Platinum Plus sponsor (exclusive) will receive all the benefits listed above and an opportunity to provide remarks at the Celebration.

Please direct all inquiries to cmse-celebration@umd.edu.


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