Streeter Named Program Director

Wednesday, November 22, 2006 PRINCESS ANNE, MD – Judith Streeter, president of human resource consulting and services firm J. Rose Associates, Inc., has been named program director of hotel and restaurant management for UMES at their off-campus location at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) in Rockville, MD.   Streeter has spent over 31 years in…Read more Streeter Named Program Director

Abent Earns Ground Instructor Certificate

Wednesday, November 22, 2006 PRINCESS ANNE, MD – John Abent, a Worcester County educator and pastor at the Ocean City Christian School, has completed a ground school training course aimed at certifying educators with an interest in introducing aviation subjects into their classrooms. The aviation outreach course was sponsored by the University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s…Read more Abent Earns Ground Instructor Certificate

Burks Wins UMES Bernstein Award

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 PRINCESS ANNE, MD – Tyesha Burks of Millville received the Richard Bernstein Achievement Award during spring commencement ceremonies at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES). Burks graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and a grade point average of 3.99 on a scale of 4.0.  For her academic success, she has been…Read more Burks Wins UMES Bernstein Award

UMES, MD Hawk Corp., and AviHome Partner to Build Poultry Houses of the Future

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 PRINCESS ANNE, MD – With major funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) and its non-profit affiliate Maryland Hawk Corporation are undertaking a project with AviHome LLC of Salisbury to build “the poultry house of the future.”  A pilot house that can be retrofitted to existing chicken houses…Read more UMES, MD Hawk Corp., and AviHome Partner to Build Poultry Houses of the Future

Singleton Gifts UMES

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 PRINCESS ANNE, MD – An alumnus of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Allen J. Singleton, Class of 1959, recently made a five-year $50,000 pledge to the University’s Campaign for Academic Excellence….Read more Singleton Gifts UMES

Tobacco Control Resource Center Soliciting Grant Proposals(1)

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 PRINCESS ANNE, MD – The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Tobacco Control Resource Center is soliciting mini-grant proposals from faith-based and community organizations, in Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties, interested in preventing and/or reducing tobacco use in African American communities. Mini-grant awards may not exceed $2,000 for organizations focused on prevention…Read more Tobacco Control Resource Center Soliciting Grant Proposals(1)

Queen Contributes to UMES Scholarships

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 PRINCESS ANNE, MD – In a recent show of Hawk Pride, J. Ricardo Queen, Class of 1972, pledged $25,000 for faculty development and support in all academic departments at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.  The endowment is established, in tribute to his parents, as the Edna and J. Queen Endowment…Read more Queen Contributes to UMES Scholarships

UMES Officials Announce Public Phase of Seven-Year Fundraising Campaign

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 PRINCESS ANNE, MD – Endowed student scholarships are the priority of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s “Campaign for Academic Excellence,” a seven-year fundraising effort with a goal of $14 million.  To date $4.5 million has been raised in the campaign, which runs through 2011. Over 90 percent of UMES students qualify for federal…Read more UMES Officials Announce Public Phase of Seven-Year Fundraising Campaign

IBM Reps Scout UMES

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 PRINCESS ANNE, MD – Representatives from IBM recently visited the campus looking for qualified candidates for positions in accounting, computer science and sales. “University of Maryland Eastern Shore students were well prepared, with strong grade point averages and work experience through internships, and demonstrated an interest in being employed at IBM,”…Read more IBM Reps Scout UMES

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