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James Dorsey '05 wins Alumni Award

Congratulations to James Dorsey '05, music technology & vocal performance, on receiving this year's award for Outstanding Alumni in the Visual & Performing Arts! Dorsey is an artist and National Board-Certified Educator, serving as an elementary vocal/general music teacher in Prince George's County Public Schools. He also currently teaches music education classes at UMBC. 

Dorsey engages students of varying ages to investigate life-based concepts through a creative process. His impact can be seen throughout the state, having facilitated courses on cultivating creativity with UMBC, Loyola University Maryland, University of Maryland, College Park, and Towson University, as well as leading collaborative curriculum/ project planning with Prince George's, Queen Anne's, and Baltimore City Public Schools.

You can read more about Dorsey's journey in this story in the UMBC Magazine.

The award will be presented at the 2023 Alumni Awards ceremony on Thursday, October 26, 2023 at 6:30pm in the Linehan Concert Hall. More information about the event can be found here and a livestream can be viewed here

Posted: October 25, 2023, 4:07 PM