UMES' golf program receives an Exelon gift

Oct 2, 2017
UMES Office of Public Relations

A Baltimore-area utility company that sponsored a major pro golf tournament this past summer has made a donation to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore's PGA golf management program. 

The $20,000 gift from Constellation, an Exelon Company, will be used to purchase computerized teaching equipment and to pay for upgrades to irrigation for the on-campus practice green. 

2017 UMES Physical Therapy grads receive degrees

Sep 15, 2017
UMES Office of Public Relations

Two sisters from Baltimore County were among 29 students who received Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees today at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore's 2017 summer commencement. 

Kayla Coad of Parkville was just behind older sister Karis crossing the stage at the Ella Fitzgerald Center for the Performing Arts, which doubled as the venue for the 131st Founders' Day convocation. 

Graduates and the audience also were treated to an announcement from the Peninsula-Delaware Conference of the United Methodist Church, which bestowed denomination historic site status on UMES. 

UMES cracks U.S. News & World Report survey's Top 20

Sep 12, 2017
Brian Daniels / WESM-FM

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore moved up to the nation's Top 20 historically black institutions, according to the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Colleges released today. 

At number 20, UMES' ranking is its highest since the news magazine undertook a peer-review survey 11 years ago exclusively focusing on historically black colleges and universities. 

Internship brings brush with golf stars

Sep 6, 2017
UMES Office of Public Relations

UMES senior Nia Troutman had a front-row seat this summer to one of 2017's biggest events in women's golf while earning credit toward her degree in PGA golf management

Troutman is in the midst of a seven-month internship at the Des Moines Golf & Country Club, which played host Aug. 14-20 to the Solheim Cup, a team competition that pits America's best pros against counterparts from Europe. 

Mosely Gallery faculty exhibit opens Sept. 7

Sep 6, 2017
UMES Office of Public Relations

In addition to the annual faculty show's display of recent paintings, drawings, prints, photos, ceramics, sculpture, glass works and installations, I invited our talented faculty to also create works specifically addressing the theme, “Homage.”

During our careers as professional artists and art educators, we have all learned from and been inspired by other artists. The show, which is on display Sept. 7 through Oct. 12, is designed to acknowledge and pay tribute to some of those artists.