June 10, 2023

Maria Schultz Holds Book Signing at UMW, 5/16

Maria SchultzMaria Schultz, assistant director of design services, will sign copies of her new book, “How to SUP With Your Pup,” on Thursday, May 16 at the Lee Hall Terrace from 4 to 6 p.m. In the event of rain, the signing will be held in the University Bookstore. Riley, her Australian Shepherd and SUP companion, will join the book signing.

Stand up paddling, known as SUP, has increased in popularity in recent years, including among pet owners. “How to SUP With Your Pup” includes simple training techniques and tips for dog loving paddlers who want to teach their best friends to ride on a paddleboard.

Schultz is an outdoor enthusiast and ACA certified stand up paddleboard instructor. She also has a degree in education and hands-on experience in animal training.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.


  1. anna billingsley says

    Congrats, Maria. We are all so proud to have a published author in our midst!

  2. AJ Newell says

    Way to go, Maria and Riley!

  3. I’ve read the book, and it’s terrific! Lots of helpful information, and beautiful pictures of Riley and SUP PUP-in-training Kona.

  4. My friend told me about your book.Its fun to read and so many things to learn. Its so amazing that I was able to discover new dog training techniques.