Category: Alumni Corner

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Alumna Spotlight: Rou Tzamaras (Q26)

With the variety of majors represented in QUEST, it is impressive to see how experiences gained in QUEST provide a clear advantage when it comes to full-time positions across all disciplines. I had the...

QUEST Student and Alumna Team up after Capstone 0

QUEST Student and Alumna Team up after Capstone

Creating a successful startup is no easy task, yet there are several QUEST alumni who have been able to solve problems they are passionate about by creating their own company. A couple examples include...

Alumna Spotlight: Neha Kundagrami (Q24) 0

Alumna Spotlight: Neha Kundagrami (Q24)

The transition from a college student to a full-time position is tumultuous, but it is rewarding to see years of education come to fruition in the workplace. Within QUEST, there is an extensive emphasis...

The Dynamic of a Duo: Alums Grace Cha & Jason Ho 0

The Dynamic of a Duo: Alums Grace Cha & Jason Ho

By: Jacob Wilkowsky (Cohort 19 alumnus) For this edition of Alumni Spotlight, we highlight Grace Cha (Q24) and Jason Ho (Q24). Grace is a Business Technology Analyst at Deloitte, and Jason is a Technology...

The Beauty of Open Barre and Following Your Passions 0

The Beauty of Open Barre and Following Your Passions

Lauren Filocco (Q17) did not always see herself operating a Barre Studio out of College Park, MD. If you had asked her about her plans for the near future a couple years earlier, she...

A Sneak Preview of Alumnus Yash Mehta’s New Podcast! 0

A Sneak Preview of Alumnus Yash Mehta’s New Podcast!

Yash Mehta (Q22) began his own podcast to commemorate the beginning of 2018. While it’s still at its infancy, Yash has sights on expanding the podcast to feature even more “influencers, as the podcast...

Rasa: Alumnus Sahil Rahman’s Venture Into Indian Cuisine 0

Rasa: Alumnus Sahil Rahman’s Venture Into Indian Cuisine

By: Jacob Wilkowsky (Cohort 17) Thanking Khawaja as I exited his Toyota Corolla, my first steps in the Navy Yard (DC) provided a much-needed opportunity to stretch. The trip from New York was uneventful,...

QUEST’s 25th Anniversary Gala – A Night to Remember 0

QUEST’s 25th Anniversary Gala – A Night to Remember

QUEST celebrated 25 years of continuous improvement with over 420 alumni, current students, parents, corporate partners, and UMD friends on October 7, 2017! Jacob King (Q27) provides his account of the evening below. [slideshow_deploy id=’3945′]  ...

Alumnus Catch-Up: Bryan Towns 0

Alumnus Catch-Up: Bryan Towns

Being in college, the idea of one day being an alum of the University of Maryland seems far into the distance. While it’s something we talk about often, it isn’t something we are ever...

The Alumni Network – How YOU Can Make The Most of It! 0

The Alumni Network – How YOU Can Make The Most of It!

The involvement of a QUEST student doesn’t end after graduation. In fact, one of QUEST’s greatest assets is its vast alumni network. There are numerous ways for QUEST students to remain involved with the...