At age 12, Freeman Hrabowski marched with Martin Luther King. Now he’s president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), where he works to create an environment that helps under-represented students — specifically African-American, Latino and low-income learners — get degrees in math and science. He shares the four pillars of UMBC’s approach.
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“We were torn from our homes and didn’t have that bond to our families,” she said. “To me it was like a foreign country. We were all alone missing our family and our homes.”
The students had the opportunity to ask the two women questions about the school. They asked about the cemetery across the street from the school. It was explained that there were just over 200 people buried there and it consisted of children that had died while attending the school as well as other people in the surrounding community.
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