A few notes:
- As I've let on before, my career is in student affairs. At UMBC, our athletic department falls within the Division of Student Affairs; I've known Dr. Nancy Young, the Vice President for Student Affairs who leads the video, since my days as an undergraduate when she was over Residential Life.
- I only just heard of the new events center, but I'm excited!
- Tim Hall will only need to change one letter from his previous institution - UMKC - to this one. He also goes from one unorthodox mascot (Kangaroo) to another (Chesapeake Bay Retriever).
- The default currency for the ceremonial jersey is a football jersey. At schools without, a basketball jersey is likely next in line. I love that at UMBC, it's a lacrosse jersey.
I'm excited for what the future holds for UMBC. From an alumnus, fan, and former member of the Down and Dirty Dawg Band, Welcome, AD Hall.