Coast Guard and University of Maryland University College team up to open National Testing Center

BALTIMORE - Jim Selbe, vice president of military operations for the University of Maryland University College, and Coast Guard Cmdr. Brian Roche, deputy commander of Sector Baltimore, cut the ribbon for the opening of the National Testing Center in Elkridge, Md., May 3, 2011. The NTC contains 30 computers for local area military members to use to take College-Level Examination Program tests to help further their educational goals. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nathan Henise.

Photo by Petty Officer Nathan Henise

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard and University of Maryland University College hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday to mark the opening of a new National Testing Center in Elkridge, Md., for Coast Guard members in the Baltimore area.

 

This NTC houses 30 computers for members to use on a walk-in basis to take their College-Level Examination Program or DANTES subject standardized tests with results typically provided upon test completion.

“It’s a unique partnership with academia to improve opportunities for Coast Guard members trying to pursue and further their educational goals,” said Coast Guard Cmdr. Brian Roche, deputy commander of Coast Guard Sector Baltimore.

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