spring commencement address

Meet Jasmine Brown, Class of 2017

May 12, 2017
UMES Office of Public Relations

Pocomoke High alumna will deliver student commentary

Jasmine E. Brown will represent nearly 330 members of the senior class on stage at spring 2017 commencement exercises May 26 when she delivers the student commentary. 

Brown, a member of the Richard A. Henson Honors Program, was the top choice of a panel of five judges who auditioned candidates who applied for the honor. 

The kinesiology major from Pocomoke City said she was shocked when contacted about her selection. 

EPA former administrator to address graduates

Apr 26, 2013

Lisa P. Jackson, the Environmental Protection Agency’s administrator during President Obama’s first term, will deliver the 126th spring commencement address to some 400 graduates and their guests May 17, at 10 a.m. in the William P. Hytche Athletic Center.

Jackson, a champion of the environment, led an agency that employs a staff of 17,000 committed to protecting the nation “from health treats from toxins to pollution” and renewing the public’s trust in the agency’s work.