UMES Helps Bring All of Maryland to the Shore at #MACoCon

UMESThanks, University of MD Eastern Shore, for being the host of the Taste of Maryland Reception at the MACo Summer Conference!

The Taste of Maryland Reception showcases everything Maryland has to offer—food and beverages from the shore to the mountains and everything in between—all produced in Maryland. Hundreds of conference participants will attend this session to sample locally produced food and beverages and learn more about Maryland’s tourism and agritourism industries!

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) is the Eastern Shore’s Doctoral Research Institution. UMES offers a diverse array of accredited academic programs blending a time-honored curriculum with instruction in contemporary fields such as allied health, aviation engineering technology, criminal justice, hospitality/tourism and PGA-Certified professional golf management.

UMES was founded in September 1886 by the Methodist Episcopal Church as a prep school with three teachers and nine students. Today, it is a vibrant, 1,138-acre doctoral research university with 170 full-time faculty members and 4,000-plus students, two-thirds of whom are African-American.

Fifteen miles from the Chesapeake Bay and 25 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, UMES’ attracts a multi-cultural student body from a broad spectrum of backgrounds and perspectives. As an 1890 land-grant institution, its focus is on teaching, research and outreach – with an emphasis on stewardship of the environment, land and sea.

Thank you University of MD Eastern Shore for supporting MACo’s Summer Conference!

For more information about UMES, visit them at the Taste of MD Reception on Thursday!

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