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MEDIA ADVISORY - A Celebration of Terps: Featuring The Maryland Awards 2022


College Park, MD - On Friday, April 29, 2022, the University of Maryland will host an invitation-only black-tie dinner and award ceremony honoring and celebrating the achievements of eight outstanding Terps at “A Celebration of Terps: Featuring The Maryland” awards.

Held at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, the ceremony will include Hall of Fame honorees, Dominique Dawes (‘02), Olympian and Founder and CEO of Dominique Dawes Gymnastics & Ninja Academy, and Jeff Kinney (‘93), Diary of a Wimpy Kid author.

More information about the ceremony and honoree bios can be found at


  • Dominque Dawes, Olympian and Founder and CEO of Dominique Dawes Gymnastics & Ninja Academy

  • Jeff Kinney, author, Diary of a Wimpy Kid

  • President Darryll J. Pines, University of Maryland


Friday, April 29, 2022

  • Guests arrival begins at 6:00 pm

  • Program begins at 7:30 pm

  • Recommend cameras arrive at 5:00 pm to set up before guests fill in


Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center

7801 Alumni Drive

College Park, MD 20742


Parking is available. Media must RSVP to by April 27, 11:00 AM to secure nearby parking. Details will be sent following RSVP.


A multi-box will be available for media use. Please bring an XLR cable


Masks are not required but encouraged.


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