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Suggested by Chancellor Hooker and now a steadfast tradition, students rub True Grit's nose for good luck.

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Chancellor Michael Hooker and Director of Athletics Rick Hartzell hosted the unveiling ceremony for the True Grit statue on December 7, 1987.

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Students pose with Chesapeake Bay Retriever Nitty Gritty, the model for the True Grit statue.

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Alumna and artist Paulette Raye, �87, sculpted a wax casting of her Retriever model Nitty Gritty before casting the statue in bronze.

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Students celebrate graduation in 1986. The Gamma Pi chapter of the Phi Sigma Sigma sorority was established at UMBC in 1979.

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During Dorsey's nine years of leadership, he focused on restructuring administration and academics while enhancing the university's profile. SAT scores of incoming freshmen increased by nearly 100 points, and the student body increased from 5,200 to…

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During Dorsey's nine years of leadership, he focused on restructuring administration and academics while enhancing the university's profile. SAT scores of incoming freshmen increased by nearly 100 points, and the student body increased from 5,200 to…

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Created in 1985 by the Board of Regents, the UMGSB represents the administrative arm of the combined graduate and research programs at UMBC and UMAB � the University System's doctoral research campuses in the Baltimore area... It was the Regents…

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The University Center opened to praises at the start of the 1982 fall semester with couches for quiet study, dining options, and offices for the SGA and the Retriever. In 1981, SGA president Terry Nolan proposed that the old Student Union building…

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The 1980 UMBC men's lacrosse team brought glory to the campus by winning the first national championship in school history. During the regular season, the team won strong victories over Salisbury State (21-11), Delaware (22-12), and perennial…

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