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Delmarva Power announces $1M gift to support UMES 'green' initiatives

Jul 20, 2016
UMES Office of Public Relations

  Delmarva Power, an Exelon Company, announced today it is pledging $1 million to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore to help the land-grant institution expand training a sustainable workforce with emphases on agriculture and renewable energy in the company’s Maryland service area.

The gift will be used by UMES to launch the Green Collar Initiative, a series of energy conservation projects that include crafting a “sustainable curriculum” using research, development and training assistance targeting rural businesspeople, especially those in agribusiness. 

Morgan State tops UMES 65-58 in 1st round of MEAC tourney

Mar 9, 2016

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Phillip Carr had 16 points and ninth-seeded Morgan State had three other starters score 14 apiece in a 65-58 victory over No. 8 seed Maryland-Eastern Shore on Tuesday in the first round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament.

Morgan State (9-21) will play top-seeded Hampton (18-10) in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.

UMES adds to its Stewart Neck Road land holdings

Dec 17, 2014
UMES Office of Public Relations

PRINCESS ANNE, Md.  – The University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s presence in the Stewart Neck area south of town has expanded to 385 acres.

The Maryland Board of Public Works earlier this month OK’d the university's use of funds available to it from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 1890 Facilities Grant program to acquire 20 acres from owner Perdue Farms.

The $550,000 purchase price includes a 10,098 square-foot warehouse and a 2,300 square-foot farmhouse. Two independent appraisals placed the property’s value at between $630,000 and $770,000.

UMES’ Physical Therapy class achieves perfection

Dec 11, 2014
UMES Office of Public Relations

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. –– The University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s physical therapy program rightfully promotes itself as a place where every graduate leaves well-prepared to pass the national licensure examination required to treat patients. 

The Class of 2014 did its part this fall to reinforce that assertion.

Student NAACP chapter to protest Ferguson decision

Dec 1, 2014

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Protests of the grand jury's decision in Ferguson, Missouri, are expected to continue this week with the NAACP chapter at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore planning a rally.

The Daily Times reports the university's NAACP rally is inviting supporters to gather Tuesday in the courtyard at the Student Services Center of the Princess Anne campus.

According to the group's Facebook page, the event starts at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The group is also urging participants to wear black clothing.

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