Thursday, May 28, 2009

Sinai President Honored by UMES

Sinai Hospital President Neil Meltzer joined over 300 graduates in celebration at the 2009 University of Maryland Eastern Shore graduation.

Meltzer received an honorary Doctor of Science degree. He is pictured on the right, with Stephen C. Powell, the president and CEO of Powell Steel Corporation in Lancaster, Pa., a fellow doctoral of science recipient, on the left. Others honored at the ceremony included Rilous Carter, vice president of Disney's Hollywood Studios in Florida; Ellis M. Stanley Sr., director of western emergency management services for Dewberry, LLC in Los Angeles, Calif.; and Dr. Darlene F. Williams, general deputy assistant secretary in the Office of Administration for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Carter, Stanley and Williams received honorary Doctor of Public Service degrees.

UMES, named twice in the top tier of America's Best Black Colleges by U.S. News and World Reports, emphasizes selected baccalaureate programs in the liberal arts and sciences and career fields with particular relevance to the Eastern Shore and its land-grant mandate, offering programs at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels. For more on the UMES graduation, click here.

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