NDMU Announces Virtual Graduation

By Ashanti Glover NDMU has announced plans for graduation. Class of '20 and '21 will have a combined virtual commencement. This celebration of accomplishments will be streamed through YouTube at 11am EST on May 23. This virtual ceremony will be led by MarchingOrder. MarchingOrder has been used by institutions since 2003 and is a technology... Continue Reading →

NDMU Creates Unique Art Therapy Major

By Mylaika Stephenson NDMU's accredited bachelors and master’s Art Therapy program, created in 2018, has gained statewide attention and accolades. The program was spotlighted on the Maryland Art Therapy Association website. The website explained that the Association “could not be more thrilled” for the creation of the program. You may be wondering what exactly is... Continue Reading →

Student Organizations Adapt to Online Format

By Mylaika Stephenson The student led organizations at NDMU are having to adapt to these unprecedented times. Most organizations have been holding remote events through Zoom. A few student-led organizations gave insight on what it has been like for them to plan events and manage their organizations virtually. The university’s Tutoring Services Coordinator, Yishka Chin,... Continue Reading →

Athletes Miss Sports During Pandemic

By Troi Beckett The coronavirus pandemic has devastated many collegiate sporting events. NDMU is one of many colleges that halted sports over the past year.  Many student athletes continue to deal with the disappointment of cancelled sports seasons. “Senior year is so different without sports and in person classes,” said Adrianna Fletcher, a special education... Continue Reading →

NDMU Community Comments on Remote Learning

By Mylaika Stephenson Fear of COVID-19, family members who are high risk, and the ability to still work jobs outside of school were some of the most common reasons student elected to take their courses remote, according to several people in the NDMU community who responded to a questionnaire. Many students who I talked to... Continue Reading →

Mass Vaccination Site Established in Baltimore

By Ashanti Glover A new vaccination center opened in Baltimore. As of Friday, February 5, the Baltimore Convention Center’s Field Hospital began to administer COVID vaccinations. Although appointments are limited, this larger facility will help vaccinate more people. According to state data, 600,000 out of 900,000 available doses have been given. “These sites will promote... Continue Reading →

Pandemic Isolation Unites Students

By Bria Foster How are you feeling? Is everything okay? Are you doing well? Are you overwhelmed? These are just a few of the frequently asked questions I hear.   Virtual learning can be challenging when you are used to a strong sense of community like the one at NDMU. However, when adding the mental... Continue Reading →

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