SALISBURY, Md. – Mentoring local students is an invaluable resource that helps with student achievement, communication skills, attendance and behavior. For the 3rd year in a row, Wicomico County employees are allowed 35 hours per year of paid leave time to take part in the Wicomico Mentoring Project in Wicomico County Public Schools.

Fourth SARE-apple workshop at UMES

Sep 17, 2018

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. –– Apple, Strawberry and Pumpkin Production is the title and theme of the fourth SARE-Apple Workshop at UMES.  On Saturday, September 29, the workshop will begin at 10 a.m. in Room 1102 in the UMES Food Science and Technology Center. 

Topics of discussion for the workshop include, but are not limited to, growing pumpkin and Day Neutral Strawberries (March through November) and building a trellis for the Dwarf Apple.

Heidi M. Anderson Named New University of Maryland Eastern Shore President

Jul 17, 2018

ADELPHI, Md. -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Tuesday announced the appointment of Dr. Heidi M. Anderson as the next president of University of Maryland Eastern Shore, effective September 1, 2018. 

Anderson replaces Dr. Juliette Bell, who stepped down July 1. Former Bowie State University President Mickey Burnim recently was appointed to lead UMES on an interim basis.

Apple workshop in the works

Jun 13, 2018
UMES School of Agricultural & Natural Sciences

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – Dr. Fnu Naveen Kumar is set to offer his third Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) Apple Workshop from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 30, at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Room 1102 in the Center for Food Science and Technology.

Active Assailant Drill at East Salisbury Elementary

Jun 13, 2018

SALISBURY, Md. – Wicomico County Public Schools in conjunction with the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Department, Salisbury Police Department, Salisbury Fire Department, and Maryland State Police will be conducting an Active Assailant Drill on Thursday June 14, 2018 starting at 2pm at East Salisbury Elementary School.