Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Learn about digital forensics from a CCJS alum!

Hi all— Please see the message below from one of our own CCJS graduates, Brianna Morey. If you are interested, feel free to email her for more information.

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I am hosting a free informational Digital Forensics meetup here at USG in Building III conference room 5124 on Nov. 27th and 28th at 6pm. I will be talking about digital forensics and giving some demos. I will also talk about my experience at UMD and the University of Baltimore Forensic Science- High Technology Crime M.S at USG. If any anyone is interested in attending or has any questions, they can contact me at

Thanksgiving Break begins on November 22nd

There are no classes on Wednesday, November 22nd. The offices at USG will be closed for the Thanksgiving Break on Wednesday, November 22Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th. We will reopen at 9:00 am on Monday, November 27th.

We wish you and your families a wonderful Thanksgiving. Safe travels and we look forward to seeing you back on campus for the final stretch of the Fall 2017 semester!

Monday, November 20, 2017

Human Trafficking – Research & Internship Opportunities

Geography Courses for Winter 2018

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Administrative Specialist with the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Apply through Careers4Terps ID #166707

This position is located in the Clerk’s Office (CO) of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The incumbent is responsible for providing a wide variety of administrative, operational, and specialized assistance to help maintain the smooth and efficient operation of the department. The position reports directly to the Administrative Supervisor.

Responsibilities of the Administrative Specialist include, but are not limited to:
  • Perform reception duties by greeting visitors/clients in person. Answer and route incoming calls and assist the public in the use of computerized databases. Provide information to the public, bar, and the court. 
  • Receive and review incoming documents to determine conformity with appropriate rules, practices, and/or court requirements. Route documents to proper offices and/or staff after acceptance.
  • Sort, classify, and file case records. Maintain the integrity of the filing system by monitoring proper access to records and maintaining timely and accurate filing of documents. Retrieve files and make copies of records for court personnel, attorneys, and others. 
  • Certify court documents and create and process new case files. Assign case numbers, open cases in the case management system, and docket initial case opening events. Maintain, update, and track paper and electronic files. Scan and upload paper filings into the electronic case management system (CM/ECF).
  • Receive, screen, and process attorney admission materials. Perform CM/ECF account registration and maintenance for attorneys and public filers. Prepare case related documents such as forms, letters, notices, and other correspondence using the appropriate templates.
  • Prepare, ship, and retrieve records from the Federal Records Center. Sort and process the mail and receive and stamp incoming documents. Process email received from electronic filers. 
  • Inform customers of required fees, receive payments, and issue receipts. Secure funds in cash register, balance cash drawer, and process credit card payments for filed documents.
  • Assist with the compilation of briefs according to the court calendar and prepare and deliver briefs to the appropriate chambers. Perform shelving and re-shelving duties.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Apply Today for BSOS College Scholarships!

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences offers a variety of scholarships to current students! I encourage you to apply now for an award for the fall 2018 semester. Before submitting your application, make sure to review each scholarship's eligibility criteria. To explore all of our scholarships, and determine which best suit you, please visit this link.

Applications for the fall 2018 semester are due on February 12, 2018 by 9 a.m.  Click here to apply.

Questions regarding the scholarships or the application process can be e-mailed to