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                                                                                                                                                                             Spring 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        UNIVERSITY of MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE
      Donned in pink                    Athletes Raise Spirit                                     then held a bake sale
fatigue shirts, UMES              and Funds for Fight against Cancer                              and planned the theme


                                                                                                                                                                                                                        in honor Words
Student-Athletes and                                        by Anna Katenta                                          for the athletic
Athletic Department                                                                                                  department campsite.
Staff raised $2,435.78 for                                                                                                 The campsite was
the American Cancer                                                                                                  decorated on that day,
Society on Friday                                                                                                    and the UMES team
September 24th at the                                                                                                stayed at the stadium                                                               the richArD A. henson honors ProgrAm
Annual Wicomico                                                                                                      overnight. Richard A.                                                                oPPortunity • investment • Distinction
County Relay for Life,                                                                                               Hazel Honors student
                                                                                                                                                                                              The primary mission of The Richard A. Henson Honor Program at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) is to
held at Arthur W. Perdue                                                                                             and Student Athlete
                                                                                                                                                                                            prepare academically talented students for entry into graduate and professional schools. Facilitating the entry of students from
Stadium.                                                                                                             Advisory Committee
                                                                                                                                                                                                            professionally under-represented groups within the state into these institutions is a priority.
      The students and                                                                                               President Anna Katenta
staff took turns walking                                                                                             participated at this event
laps around the stadium                                                                                              by dressing up for
in honor of Women’s                                                                                                  theme-specific, time                                                  Inaugural                                          Honor Students Elect Officers
Bowling Coach Sharon                                                                                                 periods and walking laps                                              Newsletter                                      The 2010-2011 elected honors program officers are profiled on pages 2-3: Clifford Glover,
Brummell, who is a                                                                                                   on the stadium track.                                                                                           President; Quiana Montgomery, Vice President; Ebony Thomas, Secretary; Zachary Kelley,
                                                                                                                                                                                  Welcome to the first issue of In Honor             Treasurer; Ashley Bell, Editor of In
breast cancer survivor.                                                                                                    Relay for Life is in                              Words, the newsletter of the Richard A.
The student-athletes                                                                                                 its 25th year as an                                                                                             Honor Words; Anna Katenta, Co-Editor “Through the honors experience,
                                                                                                                                                                             Henson Honors Program at the University                 of In Honor Words; Brittany Hines,
began raising money by                                                                                               annual event for the                                    of Maryland Eastern Shore. Ashley Bell is                                                           participants really enhance personal,
asking each team to                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Director of Fundraising; and Michael
                                                                                                                     American Cancer                                         the Editor of In Honor Words and Anna                                                               social, and intellectual development.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     LeCates, Director of Activities.
make a donation. The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)         Society, and is held in locations across the US.                                                      Katenta serves as the Co-Editor. The title                                                          The NCHC recognizes the importance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           In spring 2011, Clifford is
                                                                                                                                                                             of the newsletter is the brainchild of Ms.              participating in the UMES Legislative       of life-long learning and social
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                               [ ProfessionAl Pointers ] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                                                   Aundrá Roberts, the Program Assistant for
                                                                                                                                                                             the honors program. Each issue will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Internship Program in Annapolis,            responsibility in preparing individuals
                                                                                                                                In Honor Words is an occasional newsletter
                                                                                                                                published by the Richard A. Henson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Maryland. We commend him for his            for an increasingly complex world.”
                                                                                                                                                                             include articles on program events, alumni              commitment to the Richard A. Henson
                                         Tips for Success                                                                       Honors Program.
                                                                                                                                                                             profiles, student activities and conference             Honors Program and wish him an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Taken from the Core Values Statement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   National Collegiate Honors Council
                                               by Kennice Evans and Ashley Bell                                                 Editors
                                                                                                                                                                             happenings. We invite the submissions
                                                                                                                                Ashley Bell, Editor                                                                                  exceptionally successful semester in
      In today’s world, higher education is extremely important in order to receive the best job available. However, if a                                                    from honors students. The newsletter will
                                                                                                                                Anna Katenta, Co-Editor                                                                              Annapolis. Quiana Montgomery, Vice President, will step forward as the motivated new leader.
person does not look the part or handle him/herself in a professional manner, his/her skills and qualifications will not                                                     be published occasionally.
                                                                                                                                Writers                                                                                                    Brittany Hines also resigned as the Director of Fundraising in the spring and Jeffrey
matter to a promising employer. There are endless suggestions to point a new employee in the right direction. Below are
                                                                                                                                Kennice Evans                                                                                        Locklear has assumed that position.
just a few basic tips to get you started!                                                                                       Clifford B. Glover III
                                                                                                                                Makeda S. Mesquitta
     Tip #1: Dress for Success!                                                                                                 Quiana A. Montgomery
                                                                                                                                Barbara Wise
     Here are a few examples of appropriate attire in the professional world:
Men                                                        Women                                                                Advisor
                                                                                                                                Ms. Aundrá Roberts
• Suit (solid color – black, brown, navy or dark grey)     • Suit (navy, black , brown or dark grey)                            Program Assistant, Honors Program
• Long sleeve shirt (white or coordinated with the suit) • The suit skirt long enough to sit down comfortably
                                                                                                                                Design
• Belt                                                     • Blouse coordinated with suit                                       Debi Rus, Rus Design, Inc.
• Conservative tie                                         • Conservative shoes
                                                                                                                                Printing
• Dark socks to match suit color                           • Limited jewelry (no dangling earrings or arms full of bracelets)   The Hawk Copy Center
• Conservative leather shoes                               • No jewelry rather than cheap jewelry
                                                                                                                                Richard A. Henson
• Little or no jewelry                                     • Professional hairstyle                                             Honors Program
• Neat, professional hairstyle                             • Neutral pantyhose                                                  2051 Hazel Hall
                                                                                                                                University of Maryland
• Limited application of aftershave                        • Light make-up and perfume                                          Eastern Shore
• Neatly trimmed nails                                     • Neatly manicured clean nails                                       410-651-6072 /410-6213750-fax
• Portfolio or briefcase                                   • Portfolio or briefcase                                             Submissions to In Honor Words are
                                                                                                                                preferred via e-mail:
                                                                                                                                inhonorwords@gmail.com.
     Tip # 2: ALWAYS be on time! Arriving to an interview, meeting, or any other professional occasion at the time you
are asked to be there is considered to be arriving late. Arriving a few moments early is considered to be arriving on time.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                 [ honors ProgrAm December 2010 grADuAtes ] . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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                                                                                                                                campus mail. Call 410-651-6072 to              Gibbs, Felicia             Math Education              Cum Laude       Rose, Shamika                  Biology Pre-Med             Summa Cum Laude
     Tip # 3: Check your email regularly.You never know what important news or information will be relayed to you               request additional copies.                     Hoffman, Breanna           Business Administration     Summa Cum Laude Sommer, Shaylin                Business & Technology       Cum Laude
via email. If you do not check your email consistently, you may miss out on great opportunities.                                In Honor Words is written according to the     Hayes, Lynsey              Exercise Science            Magna Cum Laude St. Fluer, Joanne              Business Administration     Cum Laude
     Remember these few important tips and you’ll be three steps closer to success!                                             Associated Press stylebook.                    McMillian, Cherish         English                     Magna Cum Laude
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                                                 [ meet the officers ] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   ...........................................
                                                                                                                                                                                                             [ creAtive corner ] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                        Hi! I am clifford b. glover iii, Richard                                      My name is Zackary Kelley, and I serve                                                                     “Broken Glass”
                        A. Henson Honors Program President. I am a                                    as the Richard A. Henson Honors Program                                                                           by Quiana A. Montgomery
                        junior History major here at the University of                                Treasurer. I have been born and raised in the
                        Maryland Eastern Shore and am a Thurgood                                                                                                 The sound of aged oak wood hitting the floor boards echoes              placed beside the bible. Her head hits the corner of the table. She
                                                                                                      greater Salisbury area my whole life. I love
                        Marshall College Fund Student Ambassador. I                                   living on the Eastern Shore and have no            through chipped paint, dusty antiques, and shattered glass. An                  falls to the floor unconscious.
                        also must note that I am a HUGE Washington                                    intentions to leave. Throughout my education
                                                                                                                                                         empty rocking chair, steadily keeping its pace, is the only account                  Terry’s father limps around her mother’s body and snatches
                        Redskins fan! I had a very busy summer, one                                   I’ve worked hard to maintain good grades and
                        that included volunteering, working, and                                      attended high school at nearby Parkside High       of life in this abandoned dwelling. Tiny footsteps whisper down                 the dagger from her hold. He drags her body towards the kitchen,
traveling. My summer started off with interning at the local police           School. In April of 2008, I was offered a full scholarship to UMES by      the corridor, “Follow me,” while scurrying through autumn-red                   leaving a long trail of blood in the hallway. Before reaching the
station. I have been a volunteer for the Montgomery County,                   the honors program and took full advantage of the opportunity. With
Maryland, Department of Police since 2004. I specifically work in             hard work, in addition to love and support from my family, I have          leaves that must’ve snuck in with the wind. A row of lamps flickers             doorway, Terry’s father notices the coat closet slightly nudged
Community Services, where my main focus is getting the word out on            maintained the program requirements for my first two years. I had a        down the path, revealing vivid photographs on the walls of                      open. A small metal-gray gun barrel peaks through its opening.
crime trends to the public. The main form of communication is                 smooth transition into college life as I made many new friends. We’ve
through word of mouth. I ended the internship period in the middle                                                                                       smiling faces and flooded eyes. A little girl’s laughter appears                     “BANG!”
                                                                              supported one another along the way to stay determined and also
of a trend where thefts-from-auto and burglaries were on the rise, but        have some fun to make this a fulfilling experience. Now that I am in       drowned out by the sound of cameras flashing and police sirens.                      After the shot is fired, the bullet travels in slow motion past
I had a job waiting for me. I worked for Camp Greenbrier for Boys in          my junior year, graduate schools are appearing in the horizon. Despite             Underneath the memories captured in the photos, Terry                   Terry, grazing her right shoulder. It pierces through her father’s
Alderson, West Virginia for seven weeks. I served as a senior                 some shortcomings, this University has opened its loving arms to me
counselor, head waiter, and head of baseball activities. While holding        and I have embraced it as my home. I am a proud student and hope to        focuses on the wooden table midway through her journey. On it lie               breast and disappears. Out of the closet walks a young girl, barely
these positions was utterly exhausting, I had a lot of fun. The kids          see this place be a shining beacon for others as it has for me.            two tall candles and a black and golden bible, the King James                   in her teens. She watches Terry’s father as he staggers to the floor,
were great, and the position was a refreshing break from the hustle
and bustle of suburban life. I encourage anyone who is looking to             My name is ebony thomas, and I am the                                      version. She blankly stares as if paralyzed. Deep-red blood trickles            grasping for air, but his lungs prohibit any justice. The young girl
have a fun time over the summer and get paid for it to contact me             Secretary for the honors program during the                                down from the corner of the table, drop-drop, drop-drop, forming                drops the gun. She moves past Terry towards her father’s lifeless
about the camp. This job is a great opportunity. The last few weeks           2010-2011 academic school year. I am currently
                                                                                                                                                         a thick puddle on the floor. It easily finds its way to the edge of her         body. Hovering over the corpse, the young girl remains silent. A
consisted of traveling throughout the U.S. I drove down to Texas to           a sophomore at the University of Maryland
visit family I had never met. I stayed with an aunt for a week and met        Eastern Shore and am pursuing a Bachelor’s                                 toes.                                                                           single tear makes its way down her cheek as she falls to her
a lot of people. After driving back, I flew down to Florida for some          degree in Natural Science with Biology as a                                        She glances up to find her father pulling his limp body from            mother’s side. The young girl glances up, locking eyes with Terry.
well deserved R&R. Still exhausted from my activities and not ready           major. Although I did not do anything last
for summer to end, I found myself back at UMES the day after I                summer, in summer 2011 I plan on gaining                                   the blood-soaked staircase. Behind his whimpering cries for help,               Instantly Terry shuts her eyelids, unable to look the girl in the eyes
returned from Florida. After I graduate, I plan on either joining the         much more professional experience in the form of an internship. After      she hears the faint and subtle voice of her mother, “Where are you              and finding the view to be unbearable.
police department back home or entering law school. I know for a              graduation, I plan on attending a prestigious medical school and am
fact, however, that I want a law degree. I plan on moving through the         continuing to pursue my dream of becoming a radiologist.                   off to in such a hurry, my dear?” Gazing deviously she speaks from                   “Ma’am, were you able to recall or recollect the events of the
ranks of the police department and becoming Chief. After my tenure                                                                                       the top of the steps, hiding in the shadow of the dim light. She                incident? Is there anything you can tell us to help us have an idea
in the police department, I either want to become a prosecutor,                                    My name is Anna Katenta, and I serve as
                                                                                                                                                         follows her husband’s slow escape with her eyes, while firmly                   of who the murderer was, anything you remember?”
politician, or NFL Referee. GO SKINS!                                                              the Co-Editor of In Honor Words, the honors
                                                                                                   program newsletter. I am a junior Biology major       gripping a sharp dagger in her left hand.                                            Terry opens her eyes, finding her home empty and lifeless
My name is Quiana A. montgomery, Richard A. Henson                                                 from Germantown, MD. I spent my summer at                     Terry watches her father continue his way to the front door,            once again. The photographs on the wall dangle sideways, and the
Honors Program Vice President. I am a resident                                                     the University of Maryland Center for
of Prince Georges County, Maryland and alum                                                        Environmental Science at Institute of Marine          barely making it past the coat closet. He stops, clinging to the leg of         candle holder is tipped over on the table. The rocking chair moves
of Friendly High School in Ft. Washington,                                                         and Environmental Technology in Baltimore,            the table. His panting becomes increasingly heavy as he tries to                with the breeze from the open door. The carpet is worn down and
Maryland. I am currently in my junior year of                                 MD. At UMCES, I worked on a project titled “Molecular cloning of
studies as an English, non-teaching major. I                                                                                                             pull himself onto his feet.                                                     faded, but stainless. Other than the creek of the floor boards with
                                                                              eIF4E-1 in the hepatopancreas of Callinectes sapidus”.I have also
aspire to become a law student at George                                      been accepted into the UMES Minority Access to Research Careers,                   With a devilish grin and a questionable giggle, her mother              each step she made, silence envelopes Terry like a wool blanket in
Mason School of Law while working on my                                       MARC U*STAR, Program. I presented my project at the Annual
                                                                                                                                                         gradually makes her way down the steps, saying, “Oh no. Jesus                   the winter. The staircase seems brand new, polished and waxed, as
master’s degree in literature and writing. I am                               Biomedical Research Conferences for Minority Students, ABRCMS, on
currently working diligently towards the success of my first novel,           Friday November 12th 2010. I am the president of the UMES Student-         can’t save you this time, sweetheart. Don’t you even think about                if beyond it lies a world of peace and tranquility.
which I hope to publish while in my undergraduate studies. Aside              Athlete Advisory Committee and am on the UMES Women’s Tennis               reaching for that bible. How dare you think that you’re gonna put                    She answers the detective frankly, “Nope, nothing. I can’t
from continuing my education, I work directly with the Department of          Team.
Defense Education Activity in Arlington, Virginia where I intern for                                                                                     your dirty hands on OUR daughter and bring the Lord into this                   recall anything at all sir.”
the Resource Management and Defense Travel Department. Outside                                       Hello! My name is Ashley bell, and I serve          matter? Now, I may be a Christian woman and all, but I don’t think                   Terry turns around to exit the house she lived in as a child. As
of focusing on school and my writing, I enjoy visiting home often and                                as Editor for the Richard A. Henson Honors
spending time with my family and long-time friends.                                                                                                      He is gonna put you to rest soon enough for me. So allow me to do               she walks through the doorway, she steps on a piece of broken
                                                                                                     Program newsletter, In Honor Words. I am a
                                                                                                     junior here at UMES and am currently seeking        the honors.”                                                                    glass lying on the welcome mat outside of the door. She looks
                                                                                                     my bachelor’s degree in English Education. I
                                                                                                                                                                 She charges toward him with the dagger, but he quickly                  down at it, then looks up at her daughter staring out of the
                                                                                                     was born and raised in Northern New Jersey
                                                                                                                                                         dodges her attempt and strikes her with the candle holder that was              passenger side window of her jeep and smiles.
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                                               [ Alumni PersPectives ] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     but hope to relocate to Prince Georges County, Maryland, to pursue                technician. I would eventually like to be a paramedic, as well. I really
                                                                                                                                                       my career through Teach America D.C. after I graduate. Over the                   enjoy helping others and saving lives.
     Reflections on the Richard A. Henson Honors Program                                                                                               summer I worked as a supervisor of the Child Center at Lifetime
                                                                                                                                                       Fitness in Florham Park, New Jersey, as well as served as a pre-school                                My name is michael lecates, and I am a
      My name is Barbara Wise and I am a graduate of                                             the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program.            summer camp teacher and assistant coordinator. I have a passion for                                   junior, majoring in Hotel Restaurant
UMES in the class of 2008. My undergraduate degree is                                                  As a first year post-graduate student I have,   working with children and hope to become a teacher and go on to                                       Management. I am the Director of Activities for
in Biology. However, my goal is to earn a Doctorate in                                           by far, been challenged the most I have ever been,    take an administrative position in the education field. Aside from my                                 the honors program. Over the summer I worked
Physical Therapy. Since UMES is recognized as a leader                                           but I’m succeeding. I’m succeeding because I’m        studies, I enjoy reading, writing, dancing, singing, and cooking in my                                for an event production company out of
throughout the nation for its Doctor of Physical Therapy                                         an honor student, who is disciplined in my            spare time. I look forward to working with all of the students in the                                 Delaware, working concerts, festivals, and
Program, I chose to continue my studies here. I believe                                          academics and social life; and who knows that I       Richard A. Henson Honors Program and hope to help enhance the                     conferences on the Eastern Shore. After I graduate I hope to own my
my position in the Honors Program and the experiences                                            can meet my challenges because my potential as a      program through all of its efforts.                                               own event production company or to manage a convention center.
it taught are two of the reasons why the university,                                             student and individual has a support system.
likewise, made the decision to accept me into this                                               While an honors program student with a Richard                             Hello, my name is brittany hines, Director                   I’m Jeffery locklear, the Director of
highly selective doctoral program.                                                               A. Henson Scholarship, I realized that people do
                                                                                                                                                                            of Fundraising for the honors program for the fall           Fundraising for the honors program for the
      The honors program staff encouraged me by                                                  watch and notice. I have learned that hard work is
                                                                                                                                                                            2010 semester and am a junior Rehabilitation                 spring 2011 semester. I am a sophomore from
naming me as a Richard A. Henson Leader, because                                                 rewarded. Most of all, I have learned that people
                                                                                                                                                                            Services major. I would like to work for a hospice           the town of Onancock, located on the Eastern
they saw potential in me as an individual to represent                                           in leadership positions do care and do want to see
                                                                                                                                                                            as a counselor after I graduate. I love to help              Shore of Virginia. My current goals are to
their program and to show the results of what hard                                               this generation succeed.
                                                                                                                                                                            others in any way possible. When I am not                    increase the treasury while building unity and
work can accomplish. They provided me many                                                             In closing, the honors program shapes and
                                                                                                                                                                            working or in school, I am an emergency medical              distinction of the program and its members.
opportunities and opened many doors for my future                                                molds students. The staff encourage and challenge
because they knew what my capabilities were for my                                               them; they recognize student capabilities and are
future before I even knew. The staff taught me                                                   ready to open doors for their future. I am who I
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                                                                                                                                                                                                             [ honor societies ] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
discipline and encouraged me to pursue the challenges                                            am today because the honors program staff are
of everyday life. They prepared me for the challenges of                                         what they are—for me and for people like me.                                 UMES Phi Kappa Phi Chapter Installation
                                                                                                                                                             Phi Kappa Phi is one of several national Greek letter honor societies       Acheampong, Stephanie Begin, Knita L. Cartwright, Charisse A.
                                                                                                                                                       that extend membership to students who are exceptional academically               Crosland, Melissa Brianna Dillard, Miriam H. Dorman, Joy Cerise
                                       Road to Investment Banking                                                                                      in their chosen fields of study. Unlike most honor societies, Phi Kappa           DuPont, Kristina M. Frahm, Erica Franks, Essence Hales, Meredith
       I am Nicholas Washington, an audit associate within KPMG                the end of this second internship, I accepted an offer to join the      Phi is open to students from all academic disciplines, which correlates           Jennings, Amon Kiprotich, Nicole D. Ouzts, Emara Parsons, Martha
 LLP's New York Financial Services Practice, with a special                    firm full-time as a Financial Services Audit Associate after            with the large number of students, faculty, staff, and professional alumni        Perez, Tarah Piard, Shamika LaShawn Rose, Keith Hopez Savage, Jr, Ruth
 concentration in the investment banking sector. Since I started here          graduating.                                                             who are inducted each year. Phi Kappa Phi, founded in 1897, is the                E. Todd, Uchechi C. Ukomadu, Nicholas Clayton Washington, Jacob
 in October, I have been engaged on the 2010 audit of one of the                     While an international student at the University of Maryland      nation's oldest, largest, and most selective collegiate honor society for         Weiser, Shannon L. Williams, and Caylin Renee Woodward.
                                                                               Eastern Shore, I majored in Accounting in the Department of             all academic disciplines. Its chapters are on more than 300 campuses in                 The nine graduate students inducted were Rhett Randall Burden,
 firm's global banking clients. As an audit associate, I primarily
                                                                                                                                                       the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines. The University of            Lisa Chance, Whitney Eboni Dyson, Alaina Amari Elam, Judith Cockey
 perform ground-level analytical testwork over the assertions that the         Business, Management, and Accounting (DBMA). When I
                                                                                                                                                       Maryland Eastern Shore chapter was established on May 5, 2010.                    Flynn, Katherine Elizabeth Huffman, Lisa C. Johnson, Dr, Quentin R.
 client's management makes about their financial performance. This             graduated in May 2010, with a B.S. degree in Accounting, I had 150
                                                                                                                                                             Membership in Phi Kappa Phi is not voluntary, but, rather,                  Johnson, and Marc R. Lammy-James. The student officers inducted were
 usually involves performing control testwork, to get an idea of how           credits in preparation for sitting the CPA exam. During my senior
                                                                                                                                                       members are chosen by invitation. Undergraduate students chosen are               Christine A. Couret, Student Vice President, and Rebekah O. Torchon,
 effective internal controls are in detecting and preventing                   year, I was selected as a finalist for                                  juniors or seniors who have completed 75 semester hours and are from              2nd Student Vice President.
 misstatements, as well as performing substantive testwork, to                 the 2010 Jamaica Rhodes                                                 the upper 7 percent of their graduating class. Outstanding graduate                     The following administrators, faculty, and staff were also inducted:
 evaluate whether the balances in accounts we have identified as               Scholarship and competed                                                students, professional staff, alumni, and faculty are also invited to join.       Dr. Julius Alade, Ms. Sheila Bailey, Mr. Alverne Chesterfield, Dr. Dean R.
 significant are fairly stated.                                                against 7 other candidates for                                                The induction ceremony for Phi Kappa Phi at UMES was held on                Cooledge, Dr. Della Dameron-Johnson, Ms. Michel Demanche, Atty.
       This audit is an exciting engagement to be on. I work with a            the coveted award to study at                                           May 5, 2010. After Dr. Thelma B. Thompson, UMES President welcomed                Kimberly C. Dumpson, Dr. Fred F. Farris, Dr. Ronald G. Forsythe, Jr., Mr.
 diverse group of people. KPMG LLP's New York Financial Services               Oxford.                                                                 all to the program, Dr. Ray J. Davis, Vice President of the Southeast             Gains B. Hawkins, Jr., Dr. Thessalenuere Hinnant-Bernard, Dr. Ronnie
 Practice is a great place to learn a bit about the investment banking               My extracurricular activities                                     Region of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, witnessed the signing of            E. Holden, Dr. James L. Junker, Dr. Lombuso S. Khoza, Ms. Gail M.
 business and offers me the opportunity to see how accounting                  included the following: with a                                          the UMES charter and installed the chapter officers of this new chapter.          Lankford, Dr. Nina Lyon-Bennett, Dr. Dandeson D. Panda, Dr. Miriam
 regulation converges/diverges globally, in other words, all that good         team of colleagues, we                                                  Dr. Rita Lamb presided over the initiation of the new members. Ms.                C. Purnell, Ms. Annette C. Reed, Dr. Bernita Sims-Tucker, Dr. Jeurel
 stuff.                                                                        represented the University at                                           Veronica Knier, professor of music, performed a piano solo of“Dr. Gradus          Singleton, Dr. David L. Spinner, Mr. Peter M. Stanford, Dr. Betty E. Taylor-
       Earlier on when things weren't as busy, I also participated in a        the annual Federal Reserve                                              ad Parnassum from Children’s Corner” by Claude Debussy. Dr. Charles               Thompson, Dr. Linda A. Trotman, Dr. David G. Webster, Dr. Kathy D.
 few recruiting activities such as serving as a staff panelist on forums       Challenge, held in Baltimore,                                           Williams, Vice President for Academic Affairs, gave closing remarks.              Webster, Ms. Nelva Collier-White, Dr. Phyllise J. Wilkins, and Dr. Mark
 for prospective intern candidates, as well as hosting intern                  Maryland. I served as chapter                                                 The eighteen charter members were as follows: Mr. Corey Bowen,              E. Williams.
                                                                               president of Phi Alpha Delta                                            Event Coordinator; Ms. Benita Brown-Rashaw; Ms. Malinda D. Cecil; Dr.                   As members of Phi Kappa Phi, students have access to hundreds
 candidates for coffee or lunch
                                                                                                                                                       Edward Chapin; Dr. Veronique Diriker, Public Relations Officer; Dr.               of thousands of dollars in graduate fellowships, awards of excellence,
       I was offered this position after receiving an internship for two       Law Fraternity, International,
                                                                                                                                                       Gladys Gibson-Shelton, Scholarships and Awards Officer; Ms. Larita                promotion of excellence grants, study abroad grants, national and
 summers at the New York office of KPMG, LLP. During my first                  and was a member of the
                                                                                                                                                       Hugee; Ms. Darlene Jackson-Bowen, President-Elect; Mr. Rashad James;              regional scholar and artist awards, and chapter scholarship and awards.
 summer, I served as a corporate management intern with the                    Golden Key International
                                                                                                                                                       Mr. Daniel S. Kuennen; Dr. Donna M. Long, Vice President; Dr. Bryant              In addition, students can network with thousands of other students.
 Office’s Area Communications team. I completed my second                      Honour Society and                                                      Mitchell; Dr. Katherine A. Quinn, Treasurer; Dr. Terri Lynn Smith,                      The UMES chapter members tutored students the week prior to
 summer as an audit intern with the firm’s Financial Services practice         Sigma Beta Delta                                                        Secretary; Dr. Betty Taylor-Thompson; Dr. Thelma B. Thompson; Dr. Rita            final exams. The 2011 induction ceremony will be held during the 2011
 and worked on two client engagements in banking and finance. At               Business Honor Society.                                                 Thorpe Lamb, President; and Dr. Charles Williams.                                 spring semester.
                                                                                                                                                             Twenty-four undergraduate students were inducted: Nanayaa A.
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                                        Sigma Beta Delta Induction                                                                                                    Students Head to the Big Apple for TMCF                                                                                   What’s Happening?
     The Department of Business, Management & Accounting held                 senior; Dominique Bias, a Business Marketing junior; Marie Jonas, a                                                                  by Clifford B. Glover III
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the 16th Annual Induction & Recognition Ceremony for new                      Business Marketing senior; Robel Lakwe, a Business Finance junior;                         Sixteen University of Maryland Eastern Shore             major and TMCF Student Ambassador, had interviews
members of Sigma Beta Delta, the International Honor Society for              Lauren McCauley, an Accounting junior; Amanda Rajah, an                              (UMES) students and alumni and administrators (Dr.             with Booze-Allen-Hamilton and the Vice President of             APRIL 7
Business, Management and Administration, on February 19, 2011. The            Accounting junior; Talitha Royster, a Business Finance senior;                       Rita Lamb and Dr. Nina Lyon-Bennett) attended the              Wal-Mart in hopes of obtaining a summer internship.             Honors Convocation
guest speaker was Mr. John Allen, Vice President of Delmarva                  Emmash Sudusinghe, an Accounting junior; and Brittany Thomas, a                      Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Leadership               Lisa Chance, a graduate student in Mathematics, won
Power/Pepco Holding, who is a USM Foundation board member and                 Business Marketing senior. All student inductees must have at least a                Institute and Career Fair in New York, New York, from          a book scholarship as well. Ebony Thomas, a
                                                                              3.3 GPA.                                                                             October 28th to November 2nd. It was truly an eye-             sophomore Biology major, and the Honors Program
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serves on the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Business
Executive Advisory Committee.                                                      New faculty inductees were Dr. Rexford Abadioo, Assistant                       opening experience, filled with various speakers and           Secretary, had an interview with the Department of              Financial Wisdom for the
     The students inducted were Danika Barber, an Accounting                  Professor, and Dr. Isaac Marcelin, Assistant Professor.                              celebrities. The Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s              Defense. Phylicia Gibbs and other education majors              Young Executive
                                                                                                                                                                   mission is “to develop and prepare a new generation            participated in the Teacher Quality Retention Program           Workshop
                                                                                                                                                                   of leaders by providing leadership development,                training. In addition to the internships and scholarship
                                                                                                                                                                   scholarships, resources, opportunities and advocacy to         awards, participants were given classes and advice in           APRIL 25
                                                                                                                                                                   public Historically Black Colleges & Universities,             finance, resume writing, interview skills, and personal         Business Etiquette for
                                                                                                                                                                   students and alumni.” Its vision is “to become the             branding, just to name a few.                                   the Young Executive
                                                                                                                                                                   premier HBCU organization, preparing a new                           There were many well known figures present at             Workshop Dinner Part II
                                                                                                                                                                   generation of diverse talent to become the corporate,          the meeting. Michelle Singletary, a nationally
                                                                                                                                                                   government and education leaders of tomorrow.”The              syndicated columnist known for her practical financial
                                                                                                                                                                   organization absolutely lived up to its mission and            advice, gave a moving presentation on managing our              APRIL 26
                                                                                                                                                                   vision by exposing the 600 students and recent alumni          finances. Randal Pinkett, the winner of Season Four of          Richard A. Henson
                                                                                                                                                                   from the 47 public Historical Black Colleges and               Donald Trump’s The Apprentice, also gave a speech on            Scholars Luncheon
                                                                                                                                                                   Universities (HBCU) and six HBCU law schools to                how to be a good business person. The last day of the
                                                                                                                                                                   corporate executives and government officials.                 institute consisted of a career fair, a black-tie event co-
                                                                                                                                                                         Our nation’s finest and most talented, UMES              hosted by Anthony Anderson, and musical selections              MAY
                                                                                                                                                                   students included, networked with recruiters and               performed by Pattie Labelle and Laura Izibor.
                                                                                                                                                                   executives from Federal agencies and America’s top                   During the evening, the students had time to              MAY 19
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                                                     [ our leADers ] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   corporations. Interactive sessions enhanced students’          explore the city. They were just three blocks from Times        Strawberries &
                                                                                                                                                                   mastery of financial literacy, international global            Square and nightlife was all around! The hotel was              Champagne Dinner
                                                        Officers Gain Insight at NAAAHP                                                                            leadership principles, and personal leadership                 very elegant and the food was spectacular. Amenities            (Seniors Only)
   Brooks Accepts                                                                              by Ashley M. Bell                                                   branding. The sessions focused on giving students              were first class. The students learned a lot that can be
     IBM Offer                                          Five officers of the Richard A. Henson Honors Program attended the Nineteenth Annual                       skills to excel at whatever (and wherever) they choose         translated into the work world and into life. All eligible      MAY 20
                                                  National Association of African American Honors Programs Conference in Greensboro, North                         after college graduation.                                      honor students should interview with TMCF repre-                Commencement
                                                  Carolina, from November 10th to November 13, 2010. The honor students were accompanied by                              Joshua Brooks, a sophomore Computer Science              sentatives next year and aim to attend this institute.
                                                  Dr. Rita T. Lamb, Honors Program Director. The purpose of the conference was for historically
                                                  black colleges and universities (HBCU) throughout the nation to showcase their talent, research,                  ...............................
                                                                                                                                                                                                           [ 2010-2011 honor stuDents ] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                                  and general knowledge through various competitions. Additionally, students who attended were
                                                  able to network with the numerous vendors from graduate programs, internships, and scholarship
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Richard A. Henson Honors Program Students
                                                  foundations. Through interactive sessions, the UMES students learned ways to enhance the                         Jessica Abrantes      Katherine Brown         Amber Dorsey            Amanda Humphrey          Lauren McCauley        Shamika Rose         Jasmin Todman
                                                  honors program at UMES.                                                                                          Crystal Adams         Kimble Brown            Francis Duer            Shelby Hurley            Cherish McMillan       Stephanie Russo      Rebekah Torchon
                                                                                                                                                                   Faria Ahmad           Vincent Brown           Charles Elmer           Vivienne Hurt-McCabe     Makeda Mesquitta       Mohamed Sackor       Erica Tyler
                                                        On Friday, November 12 the University of Maryland Eastern Shore participated in University
                                                                                                                                                                   Zanae Allen           Zabriell Brown-Wilson   William Ennis, Jr.       Sidrah Ijaz             Shannon Monroe         Mandy Savage         Jordan Truitt
                                                  Feud. It was much like the well-known television program Family Feud; however students from                      Blessing Aroh         Lindsey Buck            Devin Esberry           Christopher C. Johnson   Quiana Montgomery      Cy'Anna Scott        Michael Veverka
                                                  various schools competed rather than families. The UMES team, consisting of Ashley M. Bell,                      Aaron Atkins          Megan Buja              Breonna Evans           Jessica M. Johnson       Caleb Muir             Samantha Singh       Ivory Ward
                                                  Quiana A. Montgomery, Clifford B. Glover III, Michael J. Taylor, and Jeffery Locklear, won First                 Megan Azu             Stephen Bull            Charles Evans           Joshua Johnson           Jared Murphy           Ebony S. Smith        Kevina Ward
                                                  Place in the competition. They brought home a beautiful Mercedes Benz trophy car to showcase                     Danika Barber         Christopher Bunting     Kennice Evans           Adel Kamara              Sih-Nanga Ndumu        Tiffany Smith        Genevieve Warmann
                                                  their winnings.                                                                                                  Lisa Bates            DeAndre Burton          T'nia Falbo             Ann Katenta              Jade Nelson            Shemaiah Smoot       Jasmine Watson
                                                                                                                                                                   Rashida Beckford      George Chandler         Anthony Farrar          Thomas Keane-Dawes       Candace Nichol         Shaylin Sommer       Katelin Whitelock
                                                        The National President of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi was the key speaker at the                                                                                                                                                               Jaimie Whyte
                                                                                                                                                                   Stephanie Begin       Bernadette Chukwu       Regina Ford             Zachary Kelley           Darren Nichols          Joanne St. Fluer
      Joshua Brooks, a sophomore honor            closing luncheon. Richard A. Henson Honors Program officers attended this conference and, on                     Ashley Bell           Victoria Corbin         Na' Toya Gaines         James D. Kelly           Amber North            Brooke Stacey        Allyssa Wilcox
 student, has accepted an offer of                the trip back to Maryland, the students enthusiastically planned to incorporate what they learned                Dominique Bias        Christine Couret        Phylicia Gibbs          Nikkia King              Dioka Nwaije           Jacqueline Stewart   Lindsay Wilcox
 supplemental employment at IBM in                into the UMES honors program. Since their return from the conference, a new Honors Handbook                      Sherene Black         Ashley Davis            Clifford Glover         Naeeman Kitchens         Naderge Nwana          Ashanti Sudasinghe   Adam Williams
                                                  has been developed, an Honors Advisory Council has been organized with faculty, administrators                    Jenna Bock           Brittany Davis          Casey Godman             Ashani Kumudikay        Chibuikem Nwaokolo     Vanessa Sudendorf    Stacian Williams
 Chicago, IL at the Hyatt Center. His
                                                  and honors students, and a meeting has been held to discuss reorganization of honors housing.                     Ian Bottone          Teddra Davis            Brianna Hall             Fentahun Lakew          Chiemela Ogbonna       Sierra Sutton        Sean Woods
 position title will be IT Specialist Intern in                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brett Oliver           Doris Takwe         Trevor Worthy
                                                                                                                                                                   Jessica Bradley       Hermela Dejene          Bryanna Hall            Chaitekya Langer
 the Technical Sales Interns area. He is                The students all found their experiences at the conference to be memorable. Speaking with                                                                                                                 Nana Yaw Osei-owusu    KeShawn Taylor       Zainab Yusuff
                                                                                                                                                                   Camille Brandenburg    Melissa Dejoire        Jordan Hargraves        Chatriece Lawson
 excited to play a part in the revolution.        students from other honors programs inspired the officers to enhance the Richard A. Henson                        Meagan Bratcher      Courtnee DePass         Lynsey Hayes             Michael LeCates         Stacy Parsons          Michael J. Taylor
 IBM is changing the world every day and          Honors Program. In addition, being around so many like-minded, ambitious HBCU students was                       Ashley Brock          Briante Dickerson       Randall Hill            Stephanie LiPuma          Megan Powell          Zachary Taylor
 is delighted to have Joshua as a part of         both uplifting and motivational. The officers hope to return to the conference next year with more               Joshua Brooks         Yared Dinku              Brittany Hines         Jeffrey Locklear         Ebony Price            Ebony S. Thomas
                                                  students to participate in the numerous competitions and represent their program’s prestige and                  Avery Brown           Raeya Disney            Breanna Hoffman         Jessica Maddox           Jocelyn Puller         Charlotte Thompson
 their team. Congratulations, Joshua!
                                                  excellence.                                                                                                      Jazmine Brown         Monica Dore             Laurel Huffman          Michael C. Matthews      Erin Remsburg          Tyler Thornes

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