Meet the Staff


Stephanie M. Allen
Assistant Director
S.Allen@umbc.edu

Responsible for providing overall enrollment and administrative program management (in collaboration with the graduate program director) for the Data Science program. Provide support to the various stakeholders that include DPS Marketing, and serve as the main point of contact for the Office of Professional Program.

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Resource for:

  • Data Science administrative program management
  • On-campus and off-campus recruitment process
  • Graduate admissions, recruitment, and operations
  • Events Management

Josh Bass
Coordinator, Student Success
joshuaba@umbc.edu

Responsible for supporting students in achieving academic and personal success throughout their student journey. Point of contact for all student success initiatives across the professional program portfolio. 

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Resource for:

  • Providing academic and non-academic student support services
  • Student success initiatives 

Marques Ceasar-Lopez 
Admissions and Operations Specialist
mceasar1@umbc.edu

Responsible for shepherding prospective students through the application and processing submitted applications in a timely fashion.

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Resource for:

  • Engaging prospective students through the application process. Serving as a resource to promote application completion.   
  • Collecting, reviewing, and processing application materials for prospective students.  

Kim Y. Edmonds
Assistant Director
kedmonds@umbc.edu

Responsible for supporting students in achieving academic and personal success throughout their student journey. Point of contact for all student success initiatives across the professional program portfolio. 

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Resource for:

  • Providing academic and non-academic student support services
  • Student success initiatives 

Renee Eisenhuth
Graduate Program Manager
reisen@umbc.edu

Responsible for shepherding prospective students through the application and processing submitted applications in a timely fashion.

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Resource for:

  • Engaging prospective students through the application process. Serving as a resource to promote application completion.   
  • Collecting, reviewing, and processing application materials for prospective students.  

Jeremy Matthews
Enrollment Operations Program Coordinator
Jermatt1@umbc.edu

Responsible for supporting the enrollment operations of the Office of Professional Programs, including but not limited to liaising with the technology and admissions teams on enrollment initiatives. Facilitates website updates in association with the Professional Programs webpages.

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Resource for:

  • Graduate program student support (inquiry to enrollment)
  • Virtual Events (technical support)
  • Virtual Event Planning
  • Biochemical Regulatory Engineering
  • OPP Website Updates

Pam Rombach
Coordinator, Student Success
paromba@umbc.edu

Responsible for supporting students in achieving academic and personal success throughout their student journey. Point of contact for all student success initiatives across the professional program portfolio. 

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Resource for:

  • Providing academic and non-academic student support services
  • Student success initiatives¬†

UMBC-Shady Grove Professional Programs Team
sgprofessionalprograms@umbc.edu

Responsible for the recruitment, retention, and administrative program management (in collaboration with the graduate program directors) for all graduate programs offered at UMBC-Shady Grove.

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Resource for:

  • Data Science (UMBC-Shady Grove)
  • Cybersecurity (UMBC-Shady Grove)
  • Biotechnology (UMBC-Shady Grove)
  • I/O Psychology (UMBC-Shady Grove)
  • Graduate admissions and recruitment
  • Graduate program student support (inquiry to graduation)
  • Graduate student retention and enrollment