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Encyclopedia > University of Maryland Eastern Shore
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
 Seal
Motto Fatti maschii, parole femine(Manly deeds, womanly words)
Established 1886
Type Public University System of Maryland
President Thelma B. Thompson
Faculty 131
Undergraduates 2,976
Postgraduates 321
Location Princess Anne, Maryland
Campus Rural, 620 acres
Mascot Hawks
Website www.umes.edu

University of Maryland Eastern Shore, located on 620 acres (2.5 km²) in Princess Anne, Maryland, is part of the University System of Maryland. University of Maryland - Eastern Shore seal This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... Fatti maschii, parole femine, Marylands state motto, appears on the Great Seal of Maryland. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... University System of Maryland The University System of Maryland (USM) is a public corporation and charter school system comprising 13 Maryland institutions of higher education. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Princess Anne is a town located in Somerset County, Maryland. ... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,417 sq mi (32,160 km²)  - Width 90 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37°53N to 39°43N  - Longitude 75°4W to 79°33... Rural area in Dalarna, Sweden Qichun, a rural town in Hubei province, China Rural areas are sparsely settled places away from the influence of large cities and towns. ... Mascots at the Mascot Olympics in Orlando, Florida. ... Image File history File links Maryland-easternshore. ... Website - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Princess Anne is a town located in Somerset County, Maryland. ... University System of Maryland The University System of Maryland (USM) is a public corporation and charter school system comprising 13 Maryland institutions of higher education. ...


The school was founded in 1886 by through the offices of the Delaware Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church and was known as the Delaware Conference Academy. Later UMES came to be called Industrial Branch of Morgan State College and Princess Anne Academy. In 1919 the state of Maryland assumed control of the academy and changed its name to Eastern Shore Branch of the Maryland Agricultural College. In 1948 the name was again changed, this time to Maryland State College. Finally, in 1970 the name became University of Maryland Eastern Shore. 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,417 sq mi (32,160 km²)  - Width 90 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37°53N to 39°43N  - Longitude 75°4W to 79°33... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ...


UMES is an historically black university, as well as an 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant University. In the United States, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) (a type of Minority Serving Institution or MSI) are colleges or universities that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the African-American community. ... The Morrill Land-Grant Acts are United States statutes that allowed for the creation of land-grant colleges. ...


The university is comprised of four schools:

  • Agricultural and Natural Sciences
  • Arts and Professions
  • Business and Technology
  • Graduate Studies

UMES also offers M.S. and Ph.D degrees in Marine-Estuarine and Environmental Sciences and Toxicology.


UMES athletic teams compete in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. The school was once a powerhouse in black college football, producing five undefeated seasons between 1947 and 1960, but like many smaller colleges, the high costs associated with operating a Division I football program and complying with Title IX became too much of a burden, and the team was shut down after the 1979 season. NFL player and coach Art Shell attended UMES. Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ... The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) is a collegiate athletic conference which consists of historically black colleges in the southeastern United States. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... A college (Latin collegium) can be the name of any group of colleagues; originally it meant a group of people living together under a common set of rules (con-, together + leg-, law). As a consequence members of colleges were originally styled fellow and still are in some places. ... Division I (or DI) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... State (formally known as the Opportunitrtyurt76uy in Education Act) is an Act of Congress666 focusing on equality in sports opportunities and called for the increase of college scholarships of women 666to ensure parity with male athletes. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... Arthur Art Shell (born November 26, 1946 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA) is a former American football player in the National Football League (NFL) and current head coach of the Oakland Raiders, this being the second time he has coached the NFL franchise. ...


Further, UMES along with Florida State holds the distinction of having more players play in a Super Bowl Championship game than any other single institution. In the 1968 game (Super Bowl III) between the New York Jets and the Baltimore Colts (now the Indianapolis Colts), UMES was represented by five (5) of its former student-athletes: Earl Christy (1961-1964), Johnny Sample (1954-1957), Emerson Boozer (1962-1965), Charles Stukes (1963-1967), and James Duncan (1968-1971). In Super Bowl XL five (5) Florida State alums also saw game action: Walter Jones, Peter Warrick, Michael Boulware, Chris Hope and Bryant McFadden. Florida State University, also commonly referred to as FSU or Florida State, is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. ... Date February 5, 2006 Stadium Ford Field City Detroit, Michigan MVP Hines Ward, wide receiver Favorite Steelers by 4 National anthem Aaron Neville, Aretha Franklin and Dr. John, ASL performed by Angela LaGuardia Coin toss Tom Brady Referee Bill Leavy Halftime show The Rolling Stones Attendance 68,206 TV in... Florida State University, also commonly referred to as FSU or Florida State, is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. ...

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External links

  • Official website
University System of Maryland
State universities: BowieCoppinFrostburgSalisburyTowsonBaltimore
University of Maryland: BaltimoreBaltimore CountyCollege ParkEastern ShoreUniversity College
Joint campuses: USM at HagerstownUniversities at Shady Grove
Research centers: Biotechnology InstituteCenter for Environmental Science
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)
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University of Maryland Eastern Shore 2000-02 Catalog (1580 words)
In 1948, the Eastern Shore Branch of the University of Maryland, popularly known as Princess Anne College, became officially Maryland State College, a division of the University of Maryland.
University of Maryland Eastern Shore is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the Maryland State Board of Education, the American Council for Construction Education, the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Dietetics Association.
Membership is held by the University with the Maryland Association of Higher Education, the National Council of Educational Opportunity Association, the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, and the American Council on Education.
University of Maryland Eastern Shore - The Universities at Shady Grove (165 words)
University of Maryland Eastern Shore - The Universities at Shady Grove
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) offers major programs leading to the bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees in 26 disciplines in the arts and sciences, professional studies and agricultural sciences.
The college became Maryland State College in 1926 and in 1970, became the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
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