IFARMS initiative to hold informational meetings

Sep 18, 2018

The first of the two meetings begins at 10 a.m. and will be held in the Student Services Center Multipurpose Room on the UMES campus.  It will last for 2 hours.  The second meeting for the day will be held at the Charles County Soil Conservation District at 4200 Gardiner Road in Waldorf, Md.  It is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. and will end at 7:30. Dinner will be provided.  Pre-registration is therefore required.

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.

Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of UMES

Jun 11, 2018

BALTIMORE –– University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor Robert Caret today named Mickey L. Burnim interim president of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), effective June 18, 2018. Dr. Burnim served as president of Bowie State University between 2006 and 2017.

 Current UMES President Juliette Bell announced in February that she will step down this summer. In March, Chancellor Caret appointed a search and screening committee for the new president.