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Thursday, March 15, 2018Chamber of Commerce

General Membership Luncheon

Join us March 15 at 12 p.m. during our General Membership Luncheon featuring speaker, retiring UMES President Dr. Juliette Bell.

Bell is the University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s 15th leader since its founding in 1886, and the fourth woman to hold the post. Bell is a biochemist who grew up in rural Alabama 50 miles east of Birmingham, the state’s largest city.

She graduated valedictorian of her class, earning a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Talladega (Ala.) College. She received her Ph.D. in chemistry with a biochemistry concentration from Atlanta University and did postdoctoral work in biochemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Following her post-doctoral fellowship, she worked as a senior staff fellow and research biologist at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in Research Triangle Park, N.C.

Bell made full professor at Fayetteville State in 1998, directed its Biomedical Research Program (1993-2006) and established the Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (2002-2006) program. She was founding dean of the university’s College of Basic and Applied Sciences from 2004 to 2006 and provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs from 2006-2008.

In August 2009, Bell was named chief academic officer at Central State University in Wilberforce,...  More >>

When:
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:30 PM
Where:
Reign Resturant & Event Center
21801, 331 Civic Ave
Salisbury, MD 21804

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