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  • 1890 LogoI am pleased to inform you that the Division of Student Affairs has four presentations that have been selected for the APLU 2014 HBCU Student Success Summit:

     In Their Own Words: Student Perceptions of their Collegiate Experiences at an HBCU- By Dr. Jada Brooks- Department of Human Ecology

     Being a Temporary Minority: White Student Experiences at HBCUs

     Men Achieving Dreams through Education (M.A.D.E.)- By Mr. Clifton Harcum - CAAS

     Gaining the Slight Edge: Tips and Tools for Becoming a Friendlier Professional – Mr. Rhett Burden and Mr. Marcellus Connor, Residence Life 

     Dr. Ron McLean, Director – UMES Counseling Services is one of several higher education authors contributing a new book titled Letters to Friends: Wisdom Through Storytelling. The book addresses how counselors “tell their story” of spiritual development and implications for helping others. The book is an exciting read and is scheduled for completion summer of 2014. Additional information is forthcoming. 

     Dr. Stephanie Krah recently published an article in the January 2014 issue of Women in Higher Education. The article, on page 18, focuses on the value of perspective and how its use in everyday life can bring joy and critical understanding to how we approach issue. This is a good read.  Click Here for Full Article

     The Divisions of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs partnered to receive grant funding from the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) to help student complete their undergraduate college degrees. 

     The Divisions of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs team up in collaboration with Salisbury University and Wor-Wic Community College on the Maryland College Access Challenge Grant.

     Student Affairs and Academic Affairs received grant funding from Morehouse College of Medicine to work with Behavioral Health Promotion and Awareness Among LGBTQ students 

     Jinawa McNeil in the UMES admissions and recruitment office recently was a guest of the Comcast “Newsmakers” public service announcement project. Ms. McNeil offered advice about what upperclassmen in high school and their families should do to prepare for the college application process. You can see the video HERE:

      Golden Key International's 2012-2013 Chapter Standards Final Standing Report    

     UMES has been awarded a 2013-2014 Maryland DC Campus Compact 
    (MDCCC)-AmeriCorp Vista member.  

     The MACUHO Volunteer Incentive Program for Students gives undergraduate student leaders the opportunity to attend the MACUHO Annual Conference and network with professionals in the field of residence life and housing.  Click here to see more