UMES partners with Apple, TSU to become community center for coding, creativity

Dec 8, 2020

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. –  In celebration of Computer Science Education Week, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore announced Monday it will become a community center for Coding and Creativity.

The university is joining with Apple’s Community Education Initiative and Tennessee State University’s HBCU C2 initiative to bring coding and creativity experiences to historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and their communities.

Registration Now Open For UMES Small Farm Conference

Oct 7, 2020

PRINCESS ANNE, Md.--COVID-19 will not prevent the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension from holding its 17th annual Small Farm Conference November 6-7.  Registration is now open for the event that will take place this year in a hybrid format to ensure the safety of participants.

Wicomico Teacher Honored With Presidential Award

Aug 4, 2020
Wicomico County Public Schools

Wicomico County Public Schools and the Wicomico County Board of Education proudly congratulate 2020-2021 Wicomico Teacher of the Year Hemalatha Bhaskaran on being honored with a 2020 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching as Maryland’s top secondary science teacher.   

Holly Grove Eighth-grader Wins 2020 Regional Spelling Bee

Mar 9, 2020
UMES Office of Public Relations

PRINCESS ANNE, Md.--Hannah McCabe of Eden, Md., is the 2020 Maryland Eastern Shore Regional Spelling Bee champion.


McCabe outlasted 23 other competitors Saturday (March 7) during the 8th annual competition at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.


The eighth-grader from Holly Grove Christian School won the event by spelling “defiant” correctly when two remaining finalists stumbled.


McCabe will represent the Lower Shore at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. in May.

DHCA Offers Special Events During AA History Month

Jan 27, 2020


African Americans on the Eastern Shore” lecture at Lewes Public Library on Feb. 15, 2020¨ 

Due to high demand, program moved from Zwaanendael Museum to the library