SGA President Ramu to Speak at National Press Club

Kaylesh Ramu On Tuesday, September 4th, UMBC SGA President Kaylesh Ramu will share the stage with the U.S. Under Secretary of Education and other leaders as they launch Shaping Our Future, a new national civic engagement initiative, at the National Press Club. Watch the event live online, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (a brief registration is required).

Shaping Our Future is a year-long national dialogue on the future of higher education. Kaylesh has been involved through her membership on the board of the American Commonwealth Partnership (ACP), a national alliance supporting innovative approaches to civic education and strong connections between universities and communities. UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski serves on ACP’s Presidents’ Advisory Council. UMBC Shriver Center Director Michele Wolff, Assistant Director of Student Life for Civic Agency David Hoffman and Coordinator of Student Life for Campus and Civic Engagement Craig Berger all serve with Kaylesh on the national board.

The full panel for the National Press Club event will include:


  1. For anyone who missed it, video from this event is now online:

  2. Also, congrats to Kaylesh on being featured in the Education Week blog “College Bound”: She delivered such a strong message on behalf of UMBC at the National Press Club event, and it really came through in this news piece.

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