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News Archive 2014



  • Mr. UMES named top HBCU orator

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD. - (Feb. 28, 2014) - Jeremy W. Whichard returned from the 2014 HBCU Kings' Leadership Conference and Competition earlier this month with two honors - runner-up in the 10th annual event and winner of its oratorical competition.He bes...

    Friday, February 28, 2014
    Tickets on sale March 3 for UMES Dinner Theatre April 4-5

    UMES Dinner Theatre set for April 4 and 5 PRINCESS ANNE, MD - (Feb. 24, 2014) - Looking to dine on a gourmet meal while enjoying a lively show?  Then be sure to get a ticket, on sale March 3, to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore's 2014 Dinner ...

    Wednesday, February 26, 2014
    HBCU Choral Festival, free; post-concert dinner tickets on sale

      x PRINCESS ANNE, MD - (Feb. 25, 2014) - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore plays host to the "I, Too, Sing America" Choral Festival, which takes its name from the poem by the late poet and social activist Langston Hughes.The Ella Fitzgera...

    Wednesday, February 26, 2014
    UMES president named to Top 100 Women in Maryland

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD., (Feb. 26, 2014) -Dr. Juliette B. Bell, president of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, has been named to The Daily Record's 2014 list of Maryland's Top 100 Women. For the past 18 years, the newspaper has recognized, "…100 a...

    Wednesday, February 26, 2014
    Spellling Bee returns to UMES March 1

    54 elementary, middle school students to compete    PRINCESS ANNE, MD  -  (Feb. 21, 2014) - Top spellers from elementary and middle schools in Dorchester, Somerset and Wicomico counties converge on the University of Maryland Eastern Shore March 1 hop...

    Friday, February 21, 2014
    Homecoming Concert canceled due to scheduling conflicts

    Due to scheduling conflicts, the Homecoming Concert featuring Meek Mill, Yo Gotti and Reaction Band has been canceled. However, there will be a concerted effort to schedule this event at a later date in the semester.   Refunds will be issued to every...

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    L.A. bound: UMES' quiz team qualifies for national tourney

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - (Feb. 17, 2014) - A quartet of UMES undergraduates placed third this past weekend in a qualifying tournament for the 2014 Honda Campus All-Star Challenge, a performance that earned them an invitation to compete in the national tou...

    Monday, February 17, 2014
    Hotel Restaurant Management gets a name makeover

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD. - (Feb. 14, 2014) - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore's popular undergraduate major - Hotel and Restaurant Management - has a new name. Department chairman Dr. Ernest Boger announced to students in early February that the pr...

    Friday, February 14, 2014
    Online degrees the next frontier for UMES

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - (Feb. 13, 2014) - Dr. Kristine Anderson has joined UMES' Division of Academic Affairs to spearhead an aggressive expansion of online instruction for students looking for distance-education options.Anderson previously worked at Mou...

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Gourmet luncheon tickets on sale

    Sales open for gourmet luncheon series ticketsPRINCESS ANNE, MD - (Feb. 12, 2014) - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore's Hospitality and Tourism Management program (formerly Hotel and Restaurant Management) has announced that tickets for its lu...

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    White House names 2 UMES students 'HBCU All-Stars'

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Feb. 11, 2014) - Two University of Maryland Eastern Shore students are among 75 undergraduate, graduate and professional students in the inaugural class of "HBCU All-Stars" selected by the White House Initiative on Historically Bl...

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    UMES Homecoming 2014

    The Thunderin' Hawks Pep Band will be a part of the Homecoming ParadePRINCESS ANNE, MD.- (Jan. 30, 2014)- The Home of the Hawks is prepping for Homecoming 2014, February 7-16, with a traditional event line-up that is sure to please campus and communi...

    Thursday, January 30, 2014
    Edwards Continues “2014 HBCU STEM Tour” with Visit to UMES

     Rep. Donna Edwards tries her hand at flying a plane in UMES' flight simulator. WASHINGTON - (Jan. 28, 2012) - Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards (MD-4th) continued her "2014 HBCU STEM Tour" Tuesday with a visit to the University of Maryland Eastern Sh...

    Tuesday, January 28, 2014
    African-American art from Driskell Center on display

    David C. Driskell, Dancing Angel, serigraph, 2002, © David Driskell, 2014, David C. Driskell Center Collection, Gift of Sandra and Lloyd Baccus CollectionPRINCESS ANNE, MD -(Jan. 21, 2014)-African-American art from the David C. Driskell Center will b...

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    Frederick Douglass Library celebrates Black History Month

    Dr. Dale Glenwood Green identifies the area in Easton known as The Hill.PRINCESS ANNE, MD - (Jan. 22, 2014)- Delmarva may be home to the oldest settlement of free African-Americans in the nation.  Archeologists believe The Hill in Easton dates back t...

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    UMES announces 2014 athletics Hall of Fame honorees

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - (Jan. 15, 2014) - Five student-athletes and an administrator are members of the newest class elected to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore's athletic Hall of Fame.Dawnette Douglas, Clayton Nichols, Albert Santio, Donnell Bon...

    Friday, January 17, 2014
    Alumnus returns to UMES to direct online learning

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - (Jan. 8, 2014) - Robin Hoffman has been appointed the director of the Center for Instructional Technology  at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.  "We are very pleased to have Mr. Hoffman's expertise in Online Learning Techn...

    Wednesday, January 8, 2014
    PRMC pharmacist named interim dean of UMES’ pharmacy school

    Dr. Dennis Killian PRINCESS ANNE, MD - (Jan. 6, 2014) - Dr. Dennis Killian, pharmacy director at Salisbury's Peninsula Regional Medical Center, has accepted an offer from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore to be interim dean of its pharmacy sch...

    Monday, January 6, 2014