UMES sponsors College Fair Oct. 20

  • Thursday, October 13, 2016

    Tri-County College Fair an annual community service 

    UMES College FairPRINCESS ANNE, MD  - High school juniors and seniors can connect with representatives from colleges across the country at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore's Tri-County College Fair.  

    The event, in its 15th year, is free and takes place Thurs., Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the William P. Hytche Athletic Center.

    Students can get information on a wide range of options to consider, Jinawa McNeil, UMES' director of admissions and recruitment, said.  Adding to the traditional mix of public and private four-year colleges are technical and community colleges, specialty schools and branches of the military services.

    “The university is proud to provide this valuable service to the community each year,” McNeil said.  “It provides area students with a way to meet with representatives from across the country in one location here on Delmarva-a one-stop shop for higher education.”  Prospective college students, she said, can learn about admissions requirements, priority deadlines, academic programs, scholarships and other opportunities.     

      Admission is free.  Registration is recommended by visiting umes.edu/openhouse. Call 410-651-8403 for group reservations. 


     Gail Stephens, assistant director, UMES Office of Public Relations, 410-651-7580.