Executive Board Applications

When: Due Friday, March 29th at 11:59 PM
Where: Applications are available here and position descriptions can be found here.
Contact: Your Co-Presidents, Lidia and Patience (maryland.ald.pes@gmail.com)

We are excited to announce that the applications for executive board positions for the 2018-2019 school year are now open! Holding an executive board position (or serving as a committee member) can earn you three points per semester. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to the Co-Presidents at maryland.ald.pes@gmail.com or reach out to individual VPs if you have position-specific questions (all of their emails can be found on our website. Best of luck!

New Member Scholarships

If you are being inducted into ALD & PES in Spring 2019, then you are eligible for new member scholarships! Information on how to apply is available here.

About our Scholarships:
Scholarships are an integral part of ALD & PES. Besides sending on applicants to compete with other ALD and PES members nationwide, we award many local chapter scholarships based on these applications. A minimum of $10,000 in scholarships are awarded locally each year. This past year, $13,500 was awarded in local scholarships.

Game Night GBM


When: Tuesday, March 12th, 7 PM
Where: SPH 1301
Contact: Your VP of Event Planning, Leah Weinstein (maryland.ald.pes.membership@gmail.com)

Come hang out play some board games and meet your fellow ALD & PES members!

T-Shirt Design Contest

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When: Due Monday, March 11th at 11:59 PM
Points: 1
Contact: Co-Presidents, Patience and Lidia (maryland.ald.pes@gmail.com)

Do you think you’re creative? Show off your designing skills by helping us design a shirt for our Honor Society. Go into the “Design Lab” of custom ink’s website and design a shirt with our honor society’s name in it. Screenshot it and send it to us! All submissions will receive a point. The winner will get a point and FREE SHIRT! Submit your designs here.
(You can submit more than one design to increase your chances of winning, but you will only receive one point max).
Custom Ink website: https://www.customink.com/

Terp Thon

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When: Saturday, March 9th from noon to midnight
Where: Reckord Armory
Points: 1
Contact: Your Co-Presidents, Patience and Lidia (maryland.ald.pes@gmail.com)
Register: https://ter.ps/ALDPES

Terp Thon is an organization that raises money For The Kids at Children’s National in D.C and celebrates with an annual 12 hour dance marathon, which is happening this Saturday! You can register as a dancer on our team at the link above. Be sure to email us a picture of yourself at the event for a point!

Freedom School

When: Monday, March 11th from 5-8PM
Where: 701 Oglethorpe St. NW. Washington DC
Points: 3
Contact: Volunteerism Committee Member, Jevel Quinlan (jquinlan@terpmail.umd.edu)

Volunteer with Kennedy Street Freedom School, an organization that provides an outlet for children to learn and have fun after school. Freedom School is an after-school enrichment program, that utilizes cheers and chants to create a positive environment for students to learn.Volunteers will participate in the different cheers and chants. Also, Freedom School separates the children into 3 levels: level 1, 2 and 3; so based on your assigned level, you will assist with whatever activity the children are doing. Ex. (reading with them, checking their work, etc.).

Last day to sign up is March 7th, 2019. We usually meet in stamp near Hoff Theater at 4:45PM, but more information will be sent out on the day of.

Please sign up on this link:

SHARE Sorting Session

UMD Share

When: Wednesday, March 6th, 6:30-7:30PM
Where: LeFrak 1220
Points: 1
Contact: Volunteerism Committee Member, Zharia Crisp (zcrisp13@gmail.com)

Volunteer with SHARE (Supporting Hospitals Abroad with Resources and Equipment), an on-campus organization which donates medical supplies from hospitals in the US to underprivileged medical facilities abroad! Volunteers will help sort and organize new and unused medical supplies before helping package them in boxes.

*If you plan to attend, please enter your information on this very brief Google Sheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1o_tHxAm80axw1ac9FrQepmkOY-enMPcPhLIDfattxMo/edit?usp=sharing

Noodles & Company Fundraiser

Noodles Company Fundraiser

When: Tuesday, March 5th from 4-8 PM
Where: College Park Shopping Center
Points: 1
Contact: Your VP of Finance, Charmaine Yuan (maryland.ald.pes.finance@gmail.com)

Come out and support ALD & PES Honor Society at our Noodles and Company fundraiser! Please present the attached flyer (either printed or on your phone) when you pay. Members can also earn a point by helping to pass out fundraiser flyers. Those who are interested should email Charmaine at maryland.ald.pes.finance@gmail.com (at least 1 day before the fundraiser). Thank you!

Google form link to submit receipts (the form closes three days after the fundraiser): https://goo.gl/forms/CHsVPIi0dwINbZtA3

Hot Chocolate GBM

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When: February 26th, 7PM
Where: SPH 1301
Points: 1
Contact: Your VP of Event Planning, Leah Weinstein (maryland.ald.pes.events@gmail.com)

Come out for our first General Body Meeting of 2019! We’re going to have hot chocolate and marshmallows,snacks, and catch up! For any questions please contact Leah Weinstein.

Get Organized for the Semester!


When: Monday, February 25, 7PM
Where: JMZ 1122
Points: 2
Contact: Your VP of Academic Enrichment, Becky Kaminsky (becky@kaminsky.us)

It’s never too late to get organized! Come to ALD & PES’s Get Organized for the Semester Event to lay out your busy schedule and work on time management! Enjoy a snack while learning tips and tricks on how fellow students stay on top of their A-game!