UMES AND CBS INTERACTIVE LAUNCH NEW UMESHAWKS.COM

Sept. 12, 2012

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore welcomes everyone to the brand new UMESHawks.com web site, launched today in conjunction with CBS Interactive.

The UMES media relations staff has worked with CBS Interactive to bring Hawk fans and supporters a more convenient way to follow all 15 athletic programs. Along with a sharper look, the new site include quicker and easier ways to follow the Hawks on social media and live broadcasts, as well accessing as the numerous fan-friendly options, including photo galleries, the Hawk Club and more.

Users will be able to do more with the front page, including checking out upcoming UMES athletic contests and social media, while still being able to reading up on Hawk athletics, check out the sponsors and much, much more. All 15 sports pages will remain on the left sidebar for easy access with fan services, including tickets and the online store, will stay on the header. Some specialty pages, including the Hall of Fame, are still under construction and will be updated soon.

"UMES Athletics is thrilled to present this new site to our fans, students, faculty, staff and alumni, said Associate Athletic Director G. Stan Bradley, "We always try to stay on top of technology and to be among the best in our conference and area with fresh ideas and new experiences. Updating UMESHawks.com is just one example of our commitment not only to our student-athletes, but to everyone who bleeds maroon and gray."