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Bethel Park Resident Selected as Teacher of the Year at Duquesne

Dr. Marc W. Harrold, professor of medicinal chemistry in the Mylan School of Pharmacy, has been selected as one of two 2010-11 Teachers of the Year by Duquesne University’s chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), the National Leadership Honor Society.


The Teacher of the Year Award is sponsored annually by ODK, which created this event in 1992 to give students the opportunity to recognize a teacher they believe best exemplifies leadership and excellence in the classroom.

Harrold, who was selected from among 130 faculty nominees, teaches courses in biochemistry, biomedical sciences and advanced medicinal chemistry. He is associate editor of the journal Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning.

He resides in Bethel Park.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.