News Archive 2007



  • UMES to Host Maryland Teacher of the Year

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Department of Education hosts Maryland's new Teacher of the Year, April Todd, on Wednesday, November 14, from 5-8 p.m. in the Richard A. Henson Center Ballroom."This is such an important op...

    Monday, November 12, 2007
    Dumpson Appointed to County Board

                PRINCESS ANNE-The University of Maryland Eastern Shore's Director of Alumni Affairs and Planned Giving Kimberly Dumpson, Esq., was recently appointed for a 3-year term to the Wicomico County Personnel Board at the request of Richard M. Po...

    Monday, November 5, 2007
    Woods Receives Scholarship

                PRINCESS ANNE-Walter W. Woods, M.A., assistant director of alumni affairs at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, was a recipient of the Virginia Carter Smith Scholarship Program for 2007-08.    His scholarship was one of twenty awar...

    Monday, November 5, 2007
    Satchell Appointed to Commission

                PRINCESS ANNE-Dr. Ernest Satchell, chairman of the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, was recently appointed to serve as a member of the State of Maryland Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission for c...

    Monday, November 5, 2007
    Estep Named UMES Senior Advisor, Government Relations

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD -   Roger D. Estep, DVM, has been named senior advisor for government relations at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.  A staunch supporter of the institution, Estep, retired vice president of development and university relati...

    Monday, November 5, 2007
    Maryland Printmakers Exhibition Opens at Mosely Gallery

    By Dr. Anke VanWagenberg, art history lecturer and Mosely Gallery Director           Members of Maryland Printmakers, Inc., a non-profit corporation, were on hand Thursday, November 1, from 4-6 p.m. at the opening reception of "Expressions and Impres...

    Monday, November 5, 2007
    Author to Speak at UMES

    Award winning author Psyche Williams-Forson speaks on Tuesday, November 8, at 11 p.m. in Room 2040 of Hazel Hall as part of the Maryland Humanities Council.     Forson's book, "Building Houses out of Chicken Legs: Black Women, Food and Power," won th...

    Monday, November 5, 2007
    Concert Choir Presents Sights and Sounds of Barbados

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Concert Choir performs "Sights and Sounds of Barbados, West Indies" on the stage of the Ella Fitzgerald Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, November 11, at 4 p.m.Traditionally, the Ch...

    Monday, November 5, 2007
    UMES Wind Ensemble in Concert

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The UMES Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. John R. Lamkin II, will present its annual fall concert on Wednesday, November 14, at 8 p.m. in the auditorium of the Ella Fitzgerald Center of the Performing Arts. The concert fe...

    Monday, November 5, 2007
    Physics Nobel Laureate Addresses UMES

    Professor Anthony Leggett, the 2003 Physics Nobel Laureate spoke to UMES faculty, staff and students and interested members of the community on Friday, October 26.Professor Leggett addressed the audience in a town-hall style format on his current res...

    Friday, October 26, 2007
    ­PRMC Establishes Second Clinical Instructorship at UMES

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Peninsula Regional Medical Center announced a gift of $150,000 today to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) to help fund a faculty position in the Physician Assistant (PA) Department.  Over the next three years, Penins...

    Monday, October 15, 2007
    Ebony Fashion Fair Presents Glam Odyssey: A Fashion Journey Into Bliss & Beyond

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The world's largest traveling fashion show returns to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) on Wednesday, October 17, at 8 p.m. in the Ella Fitzgerald Center for the Performing Arts.  The event is sponsored by the Prince...

    Monday, October 15, 2007
    UMES Students Sleep-out for the Homeless

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD- "A recent incident involving a homeless man hit and amputated at the elbow by a freight train under the Route 13 overhead bridge in north Salisbury, brings to light the need to assist the tri-county's homeless community," said Dway...

    Monday, October 15, 2007
    UMES Jazz Ensemble Performs

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD-"G'on An' Git It Y'all!," a blues composition by Frank Foster, will set the tone for the University of Maryland Eastern Shore's Fall Jazz Ensemble concert slated for Friday, October 12, at 8 p.m. in the Ella Fitzgerald Center for th...

    Friday, October 12, 2007
    Blunt Opens Construction Management Lecture Series

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The inaugural Roger R. Blunt Construction Management Lecture Series at UMES is on Tuesday, October 16, at 11 a.m. in the Student Service Center Theater.  Blunt's talk, "Breaking New Ground in Africa," is free and open to the publi...

    Friday, October 12, 2007
    UMES President Announces 2008 African American Read-In Selection

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - University of Maryland Eastern Shore President, Dr. Thelma B. Thompson, announces the 6th African American Read-in book selection, "Standing in the Shadows: Understanding and Overcoming Depression in Black Men" by award-winning re...

    Friday, October 12, 2007
    UMES Ranks in Top Tier of U.S.News & World Report’s First Ranking of HBCUs

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore ranks in the top tier of America's best Historically Black Colleges and Universities, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2008 edition of "America's Best Black Colleges." The rankin...

    Friday, September 28, 2007
    Educational Institute Honors Ernest Boger with Anthony G. Marshall Award

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD-Dr. Ernest Boger, II, associate professor and chair, Department of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, is the 2007 recipient of the Anthony G. Marshall Award, presented by the American Hotel ...

    Wednesday, September 26, 2007
    WBOC TV and Fox21 Donate Broadcast News Set to UMES

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD-Students enrolled in television production courses at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) will note a significant upgrade in their classroom experience this fall, thanks to the generosity of WBOC TV and its sister statio...

    Wednesday, September 26, 2007
    UMES African Languages Project Extends Reach

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The African Language Project at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore has received three grants in one year from the National Security Agency to continue extensive research and the formulation of corpuses and readers within sev...

    Wednesday, September 26, 2007
    Annual Faculty Exhibition at UMES

    Annual Faculty Exhibition at UMESSeptember 13- October 19, 2007 PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The quality of the artwork at UMES' Mosely Gallery faculty exhibition, traditionally held each fall is exceptional this year. The show provides an opportunity for stu...

    Wednesday, September 26, 2007
    UMES to Celebrate Founders’ Day

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) celebrates its 121st birthday on Tuesday, September 18, at 10 a.m. in the Ella Fitzgerald Center for the Performing Arts.  Dr. Dudley E. Flood is the keynote speaker.Having served 21...

    Tuesday, September 18, 2007
    Alade, UMES Newly Appointed Dean

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Dr. Ayodele Julius Alade was recently appointed dean of the School of Business and Technology at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. "Dr. Alade has been diligent and skillful in serving this institution in a variety of leade...

    Wednesday, September 5, 2007
    ­Barley Earns Dennis Williams Award for Excellence

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Shameke Diane Barley of Washington, D.C., earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in applied design from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) recently; and in recognition of her artistic accomplishments, she was awarded the $2...

    Monday, September 3, 2007
    Mays Receives Pinkett Award

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD---Scott Landon Mays, a recent graduate of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, is the recipient of the 2007 Daniel J. Pinkett Award in Mathematics.Mays, son of Lynn D. Brooks-Mays of Philadelphia, PA, graduated cum laude with a...

    Monday, September 3, 2007
    Wortham Receives Hedgepeth Award

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD---Doney Denise Wortham of Forestville, MD, is a recent graduate of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and the recipient of the 2007 Dr. Thelma W. Hedgepeth Memorial Prize in Mathematics and Computer Science.Wortham, daughter t...

    Monday, September 3, 2007
    Bailey White Jewelers Awards Havrilla

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Christopher Craig Havrilla of Frederick, a recent graduate of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, is a recipient of the 2007 Bailey White Jewelers Sportsmanship Award.The Honorable Frank and Mrs. Melissa White are loyal frie...

    Monday, September 3, 2007
    Bailey White Jewelers Awards Braxton

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Stephanie Marie Braxton of Upper Marlboro, a recent graduate of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, is a recipient of the 2007 Bailey White Jewelers Sportsmanship Award.The Honorable Frank and Mrs. Melissa White are loyal fr...

    Monday, September 3, 2007
    UMES Remembers Educator, Humanitarian

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Some 800 mourners traveled to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore campus and its Metropolitan United Methodist Church during two days of mourning for educator and humanitarian, Dr. William Percy Hytche Sr.   Educators, legisl...

    Monday, September 3, 2007
    Enterprise Rent-A-Car Presents Check to UMES Foundation

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) Foundation received a check in the amount $4,500 from The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation during a recent campus visit.  Kevin Molitor, Enterprise vice president and general manager...

    Monday, September 3, 2007
    UMES/Art Shell Celebrity Golf Classic, Football Greats Return to Eastern Shore

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The legendary Art Shell returns to the Shore to host other NFL greats and area golf enthusiasts on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 18 and 19, during the University of Maryland Eastern Shore/Art Shell Celebrity Golf Classic at Gle...

    Monday, September 3, 2007
    UMES Ingenuity Creates a Prize-Winning and Exportable Entrepreneurial Model

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) was named a regional winner of a competition sponsored by the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC) for its FARMS Project.  All public four-yea...

    Monday, September 3, 2007
    UMES Community Mourns Passing of Beloved Leader

    Viewing, service timesOpen to the Public:Viewing: Wednesday, July 18; Metropolitan United Methodist Church, Broad Street, Princess Anne. 6-8 p.m.Viewing: Thursday, July 19; Ella Fitzgerald Center, UMES; 9 a.m.Funeral: Immediately following viewing at...

    Tuesday, July 17, 2007
    Four-Year Engineering Program Approved for UMES

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD--The Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland (USM) announced today the approval of a new independent four-year engineering degree for the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES). "As America strives to excel as a m...

    Friday, June 22, 2007
    New Partnership Will Expand Environmental Science Education at UMES

     .LEAP(Linking Environmental and Academic Programs) MOU signing ceremony at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.  Left to right: David Blazer, executive director, Maryland Coastal Bays Program; Lou LaRicci, Maryland Department of the Environment...

    Tuesday, June 19, 2007
    Alumni Honor Hytche Legacy, Commissions World-Renown Artist

                                                         PRINCESS ANNE, MD - University of Maryland Eastern Shore alumni are busy these days.  Among other things, a group of them are, with the blessing of President Thelma B. Thompson, preparing to honor ...

    Monday, May 21, 2007
    University Launches Discover UMES

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) is pleased to announce the launch of Discover UMES, www.umes.edu/discover.  The video news web cast is the newest edition to the recently revamped UMES website, www.umes.edu.Discover...

    Monday, May 21, 2007
    UMES’ 120th Spring Commencement

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Maryland's Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler delivers the commencement address for some 364 degree recipients, their families and friends, at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore's 120th spring commencement ceremony on Frida...

    Thursday, May 17, 2007
    Letters to the University Community

     Office of the Vice President of Student Life and Enrollment Management Student Services Center, Suite 2169                                                                                                                                       Campus: ...

    Friday, May 4, 2007
    The Almighty Oyster: Food, Fighting and Sensibility

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Author and Historian John R. Wennersten, Ph.D., will trace the evolution of the oyster industry in a special presentation, "The Almighty Oyster: Food, Fighting and Sensibility," on Tuesday, April 24 at the University of Maryland E...

    Monday, April 23, 2007
    The African Children’s Choir at UMES

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The internationally-acclaimed African Children's Choir performs on Wednesday, April 25, at 7 p.m., at the Ella Fitzgerald Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.The program will in...

    Monday, April 23, 2007
    Physical Therapy Symposium at UMES

    PRINCESS ANNE - Health professionals and the public are invited to attend the 12th annual UMES Physical Therapy Research Symposium to be held starting at 7 p.m., Friday, April 27, in Hazel Hall on the campus of the University of Maryland Eastern Shor...

    Monday, April 23, 2007
    FUBU Comes to UMES!

    The Human Ecology Club presents its annual Spring Fashion Show to benefit the Department's endowed scholarship fundPRINCESS ANNE, MD- The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Department of Human Ecology is proud to present the Human Ecology Club's An...

    Monday, April 23, 2007
    Business School Convenes Executive Advisory Council

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - A new link, connecting the University's Business programs with the regional business community, is growing. The Business Executive Advisory Council, assembled by the School of Business and Technology Acting Dean, Dr. Ayodele J. Al...

    Sunday, April 15, 2007
    National Library Week Celebration at UMES

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - National Library Week at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) comprises a celebration of writers and presenters, from the University as well as the Eastern Shore community, who present excerpts from their works, discuss...

    Sunday, April 15, 2007
    UMES Students Attend Eisenhower Fellowship Event

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Students from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore recently attended the 14th annual Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) Research Showcase.  Among the participants were MukubiKatowa (graduate studen...

    Sunday, April 15, 2007
    Former Administrator Joel Mack Joins MEAC Hall of Fame

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Amid the flurry of activity in Raleigh, NC, that is the annual Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), a member of the UMES family was honored. Former UMES Vice Chancellor Joel Mack has been selected for the MEAC Hall of Fame. Mac...

    Sunday, April 15, 2007
    UMES Students Selected for Who’s Who Honors

    Who's Who Among Students exists as one of the most highly regarded and long-standing honors programs in the nation. For the students - the outstanding campus leaders of the year - national recognition by the Who's Who program marks a pinnacle of scho...

    Sunday, April 15, 2007
    Local Farmers Sought for Partnerships with National Food Supermarket

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Maryland Cooperative Extension (MCE) and the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) are hosting a buyer-grower seminar for small farmers interested in supplying Whole Foods Market.  The natural foods supermarket wants to buy pro...

    Thursday, April 12, 2007
    A.W. Perdue Foundation Establishes Scholarship

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD---Francis OkinyihOrech, a doctoral student at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, is the spring 2007 recipient of a $5,000 Perdue Farms Scholarship for Food Science and Technology. "The University of Maryland Eastern Shore tha...

    Wednesday, April 11, 2007
    Mosely Gallery Announces 18th Fine Arts Student Show

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The Annual Student Show is on display at UMES' Mosely Gallery until Friday, April 27. The tradition to display a variety of student work was established in 1986 by Ernest Satchell, chair of the Department of Fine Arts.This type of...

    Wednesday, April 11, 2007
    Winning Essays Yield Invitations to D.C. Conference for Two UMES Ag Students

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Essays by two students majoring in agriculture at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore resulted in their being invited to Arlington, VA, by USDA Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns.  Meredith M. Esguerra of Bowie and Kristen W...

    Tuesday, April 3, 2007
    Dean Brooks is One of Maryland’s Top 100 Women

    Dean Brooks is One of Maryland's Top 100 WomenPRINCESS ANNE, MD - Dean of the School of Agricultural and Natural Sciences, Dr. Carolyn Brooks has been recognized as one of Maryland's Top 100 Women.She is in illustrious company. Other honorees this ye...

    Tuesday, April 3, 2007
    Graduate Research Day, Showcases Scholarly Work

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore hosts the 16th annual Mid-Atlantic HBCU Undergraduate and Graduate Research Day on Tuesday, April 10, from 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the Student Services Center on the UMES campus. Each year th...

    Thursday, March 29, 2007
    UMES Presents Dinner Theatre

      PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Dr. Della Dameron-Johnson, the woman responsible for directing the most highly regarded dinner theatre productions on the Shore, has written an original stage play for this year's show at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore...

    Wednesday, March 28, 2007
    UMES Hosts Choral Festival, “I, Too, Sing America”

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - "I, Too, Sing America," is the title of a choral festival that will be held at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Concert choirs from five different regional universities will perform. The Festival, which will feature guest...

    Tuesday, March 13, 2007
    UMES to Host Ninth Annual Health and Wellness Festival

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - University of Maryland Eastern Shore faculty and staff prepare to host the community during its ninth annual Health and Wellness Fair. On Wednesday, March 28, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Student Services Center ballroom, individual...

    Tuesday, March 13, 2007
    Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert Spotlights Vocalist

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - A self-confessed "jazz junkie," Bilal will join the UMES Jazz Ensemble for its Spring Concert Wednesday, March 7. Performers will take to the stage in the Ella Fitzgerald Center for the Performing Arts at 8 p.m.Bilal, whose full n...

    Wednesday, March 7, 2007
    UMES to Host AfroFlow

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) Tobacco Control Resource Center welcomes Detroit-based international recording artist MIKE-E during the AfroFlow tour of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.  The tour, spon...

    Wednesday, March 7, 2007
    UMES President Named One of the Most Important Blacks in Technology

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Dr. Thelma B. Thompson, president of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), was recognized as one of the "Most Important Blacks in Technology for 2007" at the Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) Conference in Baltimore rec...

    Wednesday, March 7, 2007
    Stewardship Workshop is Scheduled for Landowners of One to 10 Acres

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Maryland Cooperative Extension (MCE) is offering a workshop for owners or managers of one to 10 acres who want to make the most of their property and help others do the same.  Whether or not you have forest on your land, this trai...

    Wednesday, March 7, 2007
    Cultural Historian to Lecture on Ancient Africa

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Author and cultural historian Anthony T. Browder will visit UMES to present a lecture on Ancient Africa Thursday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Services Center Theater on campus.Browder has lectured extensively throughout t...

    Wednesday, March 7, 2007
    Bernstein Scholar Presents Lecture

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD -The Richard A. Bernstein Visiting Professor at UMES, Dr. Kofi Awusabo-Asare, will present a talk on The Changing African Family: Issues and Challenges on Thursday, March 8, at 11 a.m. in Room 2040 Hazel Hall. Awusabo-Asare is an as...

    Wednesday, March 7, 2007
    UMES Hosts a Workshop on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Grant and Value-Added Producer Grant Programs

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The USDA (MD/DE) Rural Development Office in cooperation with the Maryland Cooperative Extension's Rural Development Center will conduct a workshop focused on grant programs in two areas important to small businesses and agricultu...

    Wednesday, March 7, 2007
    President’s Annual Interfaith Prayer Breakfast

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - University of Maryland Eastern Shore President Thelma B. Thompson hosts the community during the fourth annual President's Interfaith Prayer Breakfast on Friday, February 23, in the Student Services Center Ballroom at 8:30 a.m. Dr...

    Monday, February 12, 2007
    UMES Math Initiative, Professor B Methodology

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Professor Everard Barrett, author of the Professor B methodology for mathematics education, demonstrates a proven method of teaching middle school mathematics during workshops sponsored by the University of Maryland Eastern Shore ...

    Monday, February 12, 2007
    UMES Examines “State” of Young Black Men

    Princess Anne, MD- A panel of scholars and public officials explore the state of young black men during a colloquium at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Thursday, February 22.  The program, "State of the State of Young Black Men in Washington...

    Monday, February 12, 2007
    Nugent Represents UMES at ETS Conference

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Michael A. Nugent, Ph.D., of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Department of Education was a guest of the Educational Testing Service (ETS) at the HBCU Invitational Conference on Assessment at their headquarters in Princeto...

    Monday, February 12, 2007
    Delmarva Power to Underwrite Black History Month

                PRINCESS ANNE, MD  - Delmarva Power will provide underwriting support for Black History Month programs at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore with a gift of $25,000 over five years.UMES has commemorated the contributions of black Ame...

    Wednesday, January 31, 2007
    Brooks Keynotes National Extension Service Conference

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD -   Dr. Carolyn B. Brooks, dean of the School of Agricultural and Natural Sciences at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, challenged 21st century notions of success for land-grant universities during her keynote address to a n...

    Sunday, January 28, 2007
    UMES Names Chairmen for 2007 Gala

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - What two can do, six can do better!  Such is the challenge to University of Maryland Eastern Shore Carnival Gala co-chairs Dr. William Talley, Tselate Talley, Dottie Turner, Jackie Cassidy, Pamela Lankford and Gladys Goslee, who h...

    Sunday, January 28, 2007
    Wilmer is New Assistant PR Director

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Ann Wilmer, the newest addition to the Institutional Advancement team at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, is a veteran of 25 years in public relations, including a period of managing her own newsletter firm.Her first assignme...

    Sunday, January 28, 2007
    NSF Grant Will Help Advance UMES Women

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $450,000 to support the UMES ADVANCE Program, a three-year program of innovative and comprehensive institution-wide changes to advance women scholars. Despite increased numbers of wome...

    Sunday, January 28, 2007
    “The Untelling,” Focus of African American Read-In

      PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Read "The Untelling," by Tayari Jones and join a lively discussion during the fifth annual African American Read-In at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on Tuesday, February 6, at 11 a.m. in the Student Services Center mu...

    Sunday, January 28, 2007
    Mercantile Peninsula Bank Increases Scholarship Endowment

                      Photo: Representing the bank were Harry Gemmell, senior vice president and regional bank officer; Kathy Johnson, assistant vice president; and Janet Dorsey, manager of the Mt. Vernon branch. Accepting on behalf of UMES were Ayodele ...

    Sunday, January 28, 2007
    Richard A. Bernstein Research Professor Selected

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Kofi Awusabo-Asare, Ph.D., associate professor in geography at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana, has been named the Richard A. Bernstein Visiting Professor for the 2006-07 academic year. His is a distinguished, endowed chair ...

    Sunday, January 28, 2007
    Consolidation Resource Center Funds Student Scholarships

    Photo:  Pictured left to right are George Smith, Consolidated Resource Center; Ronald Brown, Ph.D., vice president for Student Life and Enrollment Management, UMES; Vera Miles-Heath, financial aid counselor, UMES; David King, Consolidated Resource Ce...

    Sunday, January 28, 2007
    Johnson Named Acting HR Director

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Lisa C. Johnson has been named acting assistant director of human resources at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.Johnson came to UMES with over 10 years experience as a human resources management specialist at NASA Wallops ...

    Sunday, January 28, 2007
    Black History Symposium, Lessons from New Orleans

    Black History Symposium, Lessons from New OrleansPrincess Anne, MD- Visiting scholars will join faculty at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore to present "New Orleans: Past, Present, and Future," the sixth annual Black History Symposium, Wednesd...

    Sunday, January 28, 2007
    Cooledge Presents Scholarly Papers

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Dean Cooledge, Ph.D., a member of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) English faculty, recently presented at two scholarly conferences.Cooledge presented his paper, "The Tragedy of Class in Woody Allen's Match Point," ...

    Sunday, January 28, 2007
    UMES Jazz Band Performed at Governor’s Inauguration

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - If, by some chance, they did not vote for the new governor in November, the parents of students who performed at his inaugural festivities with the University of Maryland Jazz Band are almost certain to claim they did.Governor Mar...

    Sunday, January 28, 2007