This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Center for Young Children. As a laboratory school under the College of Education since 1948, CYC has provided a sound early childhood program for children from 3 to 6 years of age. Gifts to this fund provide unrestricted support to CYC programs, facilities, events, and financial aid.
Elaine Johnson Coates '59 Endowed Scholarship in the College of Education
This fund honors the legacy of Elaine Johnson Coates, a College of Education alumna and the first Black undergraduate student to graduate from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1959. The scholarship provides financial assistance to College of Education students who promote racial diversity through service, activism, and academics.