Past Events

The  2024 USM Health Equity Convening, a unique opportunity for cross-institutional learning, will focus on Advancing Civic Health and Health Equity. This convening brings institutions together to share their campus action plans, engage in cross-institutional learning, and discuss critical issues related to motivating students to build community and change the future of health through political and civic engagement.


Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Time: 8:00 AM - 3:45 PM

This one-day summit brought together faculty, students, librarians, instructional designers, and administrators from across all of Maryland’s postsecondary institutions to explore the contours of open pedagogy, from philosophical questions it raises about power in the classroom to practical questions about how to jump into the practice. At the heart of the conference was the question: what happens when students and their collaborators—peers, faculty, community members, librarians, and more—drive knowledge creation?


8:30 am-4:00 pm ET
Special Networking Reception on Thursday, November 30, 6:00-7:30 pm

Hosted by the National Federation of the Blind and the USM Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation


Digital accessibility refers to the intentional design of electronic technologies and materials so that they are usable by all people, including people with disabilities. In the case of our increasingly technology-enhanced courses, digital accessibility means equitable access to educational opportunity.


Friday, October 6, 2023

9:00 am-3:00 pm ET (registration table open at 8:30 am)