Mitsue Wiggs | AIChE

Mitsue Wiggs

Assistant Director
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Mitsue currently serves as the Assistant Director of the Meyerhoff Scholars Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Meyerhoff Scholars Program is an undergraduate training program that prepares students for the rigors of graduate and professional studies in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Scholars benefit from targeted exposure and engagement in academic advising and coaching, sustained research, mentoring, professional development and other enrichment activities.  Mitsue came to the university 15 years ago as the Meyerhoff Program Coordinator and Academic Advisor and prior to UMBC, Mitsue served as Advisor at Bowie State University.  As Assistant Director, responsibilities include scholar recruitment, Summer Bridge, first and second year academic advising oversight, peer mentoring, student success seminars, and summer internship placements. Additionally, Mitsue teaches a program specific Freshman Year Experience (FYE) course for all incoming scholars and an Academic Success course for general students. Mitsue holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Syracuse University and a Masters of Sciences Degree in Project Management from the University of Maryland, University College.