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  • Melissa Thomas M.S. '05, coordinator of the Equity and Excellence in Education graduate certificate program and an adjunct professor at McDaniel College, has been selected to present at the Maryland State Education Association (MSEA) Convention on Oct. 16.

    Graduate Coordinator of the Equity and Excellence in Education Certificate Program presents at virtual MSEA Convention

    Melissa Thomas M.S. '05, coordinator of the Equity and Excellence in Education graduate certificate program and an adjunct professor at McDaniel College, has been selected to present at the Maryland State Education Association (MSEA) Convention on Oct. 16. Thomas, who earned her master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction (now Innovations in Teaching and Learning), is also an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) resource teacher in Carroll County Public Schools and a Maryland State Department of Education Master Teacher.
  • Dana Ferraris, associate professor of Chemistry, Steven Pearson, professor of Art & Art History, and Kevin McIntyre, professor of Economics and Business Administration and coordinator of the master’s degree program in Data Analytics, have been appointed to endowed positions.

    Three professors selected for endowed appointments

    McDaniel College has appointed Dana Ferraris, associate professor of Chemistry, Steven Pearson, professor of Art & Art History, and Kevin McIntyre, professor of Economics and Business Administration and coordinator of the master’s degree program in Data Analytics, to endowed positions.
  • Cinema professor Jonathan Slade wins Emmy award for documentary

    Cinema professor wins Emmy award for documentary

    Jonathan Slade '88, professor of Communication & Cinema, received his seventh Emmy award for his two-hour 2019 documentary, “Made Possible By Viewers Like You: 50 Years of Maryland Public Television” at the 62nd National Capital Chesapeake Bay ceremony on Aug. 8. The program, which debuted on Maryland Public Television in August 2019, won for outstanding arts/entertainment special during the virtual event in Washington, D.C.
  • McDaniel Chemistry professor Dana Ferraris, John Desmond Kopp Professorship in the Sciences and department chair

    Chemistry professor’s cancer drug clears final hurdle: FDA approval

    The FDA just approved cedazuridine, the cancer drug Chemistry professor Dana Ferraris invented more than a decade ago when he worked in the biotech industry as a medicinal chemist. In its approval announcement, the agency says the combination of cedazuridine with the cancer drug decitabine in pill form is “an important advance in treatment options for patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), a type of blood cancer, who previously needed to visit a health care facility to receive intravenous treatment.”