EdTerps Alumni of Color Reception!

COE Alumni of Color


Interim Dean Laura Stapleton Ph.D. ’01 invites you to the College of Education Alumni of Color Celebration. Join the College of Education for a reception to honor and celebrate Alumni of Color. 

Hor d’oeuvres and beer /wine will be provided for all attendees.

Business attire recommended

There is no cost to attend, but please register in advance via the link below. 

This event supports the Elaine Johnson Coates ’59 Scholarship. Ms. Johnson Coates a College of Education Alumna who was also the first  African American undergraduate student to graduate from the University of Maryland College Park. The scholarship provides merit-based scholarships for undergraduate students in the College of Education who promote racial diversity in the College of Education through activism, service or who have distinguished themselves through research. Please consider making a donation to support this scholarship: https://www.launch.umd.edu/project/3161

If you would like to learn more about sponsorship for this event please contact Kurt Sudbrink at coeadvancement@umd.edu


College of Education Alumni of Color Planning Committee

Barbara Friedlander B.S. '85, M.A. '90

Clemmie Solomon Ph.D '96

Ebony Terrell Shockley Ph.D '12

Meri Robinson B.S. '96, Ed.D. '16