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Join Us in Celebrating Joe Kirby's 38 Years of Service


University Center : 312

Date & Time

May 28, 2024, 2:00 pm4:00 pm


We are thrilled to announce the retirement celebration of our esteemed colleague, Joe Kirby ’85, information systems management, after an incredible 38 years of dedicated service to UMBC. Please join us in honoring Joe and celebrating his remarkable career achievements.

Date: Tuesday, May 28th
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: University Center 312

Throughout his tenure, Joe has been an invaluable member of the UMBC community, consistently demonstrating unwavering commitment, leadership, and expertise in his role. His hard work and passion have not only contributed to the success of our institution, but have also inspired countless colleagues along the way. Joe was awarded the 2018-2019 Presidential Distinguished Staff Award for Professional Staff, and you may be interested in revisiting Joe's accomplishments in 2016 during his 30 years of service.

As we gather to celebrate Joe's exceptional career journey, we invite you to share your well wishes, stories, and fond memories. We look forward to celebrating Joe's outstanding contributions and wishing him a fulfilling and joyous retirement.

Your presence will undoubtedly make this occasion even more special.  To ensure that we can properly accommodate all attendees, please RSVP by Friday, May 17 using this myUMBC Event. 

If you are interested in contributing to a fund for paying for expenses for the celebration and a gift for Joe, please feel free to send funds to Ken Schreihofer at: Venmo (@Ken-Schreihofer), Paypal (@kensch), CashApp ($KenSch). All contributed funds will help to cover the celebration expenses and gift, with any remainder going to Joe.