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UMT Goes Local to Help Small Business Overcome the Impact from COVID-19 in Arlington Virginia

ARLINGTON, Virginia, March 2, 2021

As a global online university, the University of Management and Technology (UMT) is committed to building futures. Over the last two decades, UMT has awarded UMT scholarships to thousands of students who reside in the 50 states and 4 territories of the US and overseas totaling $33.5 million.

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic struck local small businesses hard which impacted many lives in UMT’s local community of Arlington, Virginia. UMT reached out to Arlington Economic Development (AED) to offer its help to the local small businesses to overcome such unprecedent difficulties. UMT took its first step by donating $50,000 to support the AED in its effort to help more than 6,000 local small businesses. UMT also discussed possibilities with AED in providing educational and training support to local businesses. "We are excited just thinking about the possibility of working more collaboratively [with UMT] in the future!" said Mr. Telly Tucker, Director of Arlington Business Development.

Read the stories reported by local media below:

The Rosslyn-based university that’s lending a hand in its own backyard

Arlington online university donates $50,000 to help small businesses

About UMT

The University of Management and Technology is an accredited university located in Arlington VA. Since 1998, UMT has built a strong global higher learning community through its online and distance education. Geographical boundaries do not limit UMT and its students who reside in 50 states, the District of Columbia, 4 US territories of the United States, and 78 countries worldwide. As of January 2021, UMT has provided various levels of education programs to 25,639 students. Of these, 14,704 have earned their degrees from UMT.

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