Thursday, Friday & Saturday | October 13 – 15, 2022

Our three-day celebration of UMES, Princess Anne, and our love for media. There’s so much going on!

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Second Thursday Downtown on Somerset Ave

5:00-8:00 PM

Live music, food, local vendors, intricate crafts, lush boutiques, and more! Come out and meet our neighbors in Princess Anne.

Visit the brand new Hawks Corner at 11763 Somerset Avenue! It’s an easy 6-minute walk down Hytche Blvd!

On campus at the SSC Theater & Ballroom

1:00 – 8:00 PM

12:00: All are welcome to join the 2022 Armwood Walk of Remembrance. Learn about George Armwood and the experience of terrorism and lynching in Princess Anne in 1933, in this documentary . To join the Walk of Remembrance, meet Dr. Michael Lane at NOON at the red brick UMES entrance facing Hawk’s Landing at the train tracks. Wear comfortable walking shoes and black/muted clothing for this somber event. Please bring bottled water — the walk is about 2 miles.

1:00 – 5:00: Head to the SSC Theater for DESSERTS and our MEDIA & INNOVATION SHOWCASE It’s NATIONAL DESSERT DAY. Relax and rejuvenate from a hard week of studying with delicious baked goods. While you’re there, pop into the ballroom for a look at the latest innovations from UMES students and faculty. HAWK MEDIA will be there — see them LIVE and in action. JUST ADDED: TRIVIA POP-UP! There will be SWAG!

1:00 – 2:00: The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation mini entrepreneur workshop UMES’ new Center is the place for start-ups. If you’ve got an idea for a business, bring it!

2:15-3:00: Is there Burn-Out from Social Justice? Dr. Marshall Stevenson (Dean of SESA) on how we’re all feeling about the progress (and backlash) of Social Justice on campus and off.

3:00-4:30: Author Jerry Mikorenda | America’s First Freedom Rider Did you know that a century before Rosa Parks and the 13 Freedom Riders of 1961, there was a woman in 1854 who refused to step off a horsecar and as a result, was assaulted by the conductor and a NYC policeman? Hear about her lawsuit and her defense attorney who would go on to become a US President!

5:00 – 7:00: LIVE! with Amber Eggers Dr. Dana Little talks to Amber about the US prison system. Have a question for Amber? There will be a Q&A!

Downtown at Hawk’s Corner on Somerset Ave

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

10:00-4:00: Princess Anne Craft Fair, street vendors, food trucks, live musicians and more! Pop in to Hawk’s Corner right on Somerset Ave for refreshments throughout the day.

11:00-1:00: Ask Me Anything​  Amber visits again, this time to talk behind-the-scenes about what it takes to be on or produce a reality show. A perfect venue for students interested in a career in media (and faculty interested in celebrity studies)!

1:00-3:00: Pop-Up Podcast Join the UMES cast of Afrofuturism — DEML’s newest interdisciplinary course. Podcasters talk to students talk about afrofuturizing their HBCU Experience. What is it? What could it be?

3:00-4:00: Brad Hudson from the Department of Fine Arts talks about his work in sequential arts.

STREAMING LIVE! October 14 at 1:00 PM

STREAMING LIVE! October 15 at 10:00 AM

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