UMES hosts Health and Wellness Festival

Mar 24, 2015
UMES Office of Public Relations

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. –– The University of Maryland Eastern Shore welcomes the community to attend its 17th annual Health and Wellness Festival March 25.

The free wellness event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Services Center ballroom on campus.

“Some 400 participants of all ages take advantage of this vital community service each year,” said Janet Mutschler, director of clinical education for UMES’ Department of Physical Therapy. 

Tina Fey to host 'Hidden World of Girls'

Mar 4, 2015

March is National Women's History Month and WESM 91.3 FM has special programs to educate and entertain.

Pat Kiah returns home to share the story of her life’s journey

Feb 23, 2015
UMES Office of Public Relations

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. –– Pat Kiah, a Princess Anne native with roots in the UMES community that date to the early 20th century, delivered today’s keynote address at the second annual Richard A. Henson Honors Program Leadership Forum.   

Her message: “I came from a family that said you can do what you want to … and instilled in us the importance of education and self-determination.”   

WESM-FM continues its celebration of Black History Month with special radio programs examining how jazz musicians were affacted by the civil rights movement and a look at leadership in the black community--from the bottom up.

Friday, Feb. 13 at 9 pm: Jazz and Civi Rights (from With Good Reason)--How the personal and professional lives of musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane were tied to the struggle for racial equality.

This weekend, WESM-FM will bring you the story of the "Godmother of Rock and Roll" and a look at racial identity in a small town in Ohio.