Homecoming Eve is big awards night for alumni

Recognition of outstanding alumni for both professional, voluntary service and athletic achievements will now be wrapped into one high-impact awards banquet as one of the ambitious initiatives outlined by the Alumni Association Presidential Task Force.

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Homecoming 2013


Clear your calendar, toast the 2013 Alumni Association awardees, organize your tailgating team, and wear your McDaniel Green and Gold!

Schedule of Activities

Friday, October 18, 2013

Alumni Association Awards Banquet
Celebrate alumni recipients of the 2013 Alumni Association awards including Alumnus/a of the Year, College Service, Community Service, Professional Achievement and Sports Hall of Fame awards.  Green Terror student-athletes are honored with induction into the Fellowship of Champions and the Green & Gold Honor Roll.
Gill Center

Alumni Association award recipients:

  • Alumna of the Year:   Janice Mooney Hobart ’63, MEd’78
  • Alumni College Service:  Ellen Earp Baker MEd’87 and Donald Hobart ’62
  • Alumni Community Service:  Otto Guenther ’63, Robert Hulburd ’77 and Herbert Sell ’57
  • Alumni Professional Achievement:  Ira Klemons ’69, Lisa Van Auken ’02 and Warren Watts ’62
  • Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame:  Douglas Barnes ’79, Jennifer Prowinski Bruno ’96, Franklin Kidd ’65, John Patrick ’80, Vincent Pedalino ’02 and John Trainor ’65

Green Terror student-athletes honored with induction into the Fellowship of Champions and the Green & Gold Honor Roll:

2013 Fellowship of Champions:

  • Centennial Conference Champs Men’s Golf:  Kyle Chittim ’14, Logan Connaughton ’14, Jack Goyette ’16, Alex Kane ’16, Tim LaSarso, Jr. ’16, James Lillie ’15,  Alex Matos ’16, Cody Mewhirter ’15, Dominic Seelig ’15, Kevin Smith ’15, Wes Talbot-Wendlandt ’16, Steven Tanen ’16
  • Individual Champions:  Brad Brooks ’16, Men’s Swimming; Joe Camlin ’12, Wrestling; Emma Duesterhaus ’14, Women’s Swimming; Carlos Hernandez ’13, Men’s Track & Field; James Lillie ’15, Men’s Golf
  • Player of the Year:  Caroline Brehm ’15, Softball; Brad Brooks ’16, Men’s Swimming; Alex Kane ’16, Men’s Golf; James Lillie ’15, Men’s Golf; Ryan O’Boyle ’16, Wrestling
  • All-America:  Brad Brooks ’16, Men’s Swimming; Paige Messersmith ’13, Women’s Lacrosse

Green & Gold Honor Roll:

  • Brad Brooks ’16, Men’s Swimming
  • Brett Haas ’16, Football
  • Morgan Koopman ’13, Women’s Golf
  • Jason Lawrence ’16, Men’s Lacrosse
  • Jaclyn Liebowitz ’13, Softball
  • Jasmine McCormick ’14, Women’s Track & Field
  • Annie McShea ’13, Volleyball
  • Paige Messersmith ’13, Women’s Lacrosse
  • Ryan O’Boyle ’16, Wrestling
  • Joe Rollins ’14, Football
  • Gary Smith ’13, Men’s Track & Field

Gill Center

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Alumni Hospitality Tent
Visit the Alumni Hospitality Tent for snacks and drinks, sign up for tailgating giveaways and meet up with old friends.  Free face painting and balloon art available for the young at heart!
Kenneth R. Gill Stadium

Food Drive
Alumni Association Outreach Committee sponsors a non-perishable food drive for Carroll County Food Sunday.  Items may be dropped off at the gate or in the Alumni Hospitality Tent.

Homecoming Parade
Come out to see the best in student and alumni floats as they compete for prizes!  Interested in participating?  Contact Katie Ferguson in the alumni office.
Main Street

Highlights of the Day

  • Presentation of the 2013 Homecoming Court
  • Awarding of the James Brant Memorial Cup
  • Coin Toss by Alumna of the Year, Janice Mooney Hobart ’63

Plenty to Cheer About

  • Football vs. Franklin & Marshall at 1:00 p.m.
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Ursinus at 1:00 p.m.
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Haverford at 4:00 p.m.
  • Field Hockey vs. Haverford at 5:30 p.m.

Homecoming 2013 Affinity Reunions

Peace, Love & 40 Years of Social Work at McDaniel/WMC
Pre-game gathering for Social Work alumni with continental breakfast in Hoover Library.  Contact Kristin Lister in the alumni office for more information or visit us on Facebook.

GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Brunch
Join young alumni at the annual pre-game brunch in the Harrison House tent.  Contact Katie Ferguson in the alumni office 410-857-2289 for more information.

New and Returning Faces: Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Reunion
Post-game get-together for alumni who were and students who are involved in multicultural student organizations.  Also, meet the new Director of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, Jennifer Jimenez Maraña.  Share stories, reconnect with old friends, make new ones, and enjoy delicious food.  Contact Jennifer Marana 410-857-2794 for more information or visit us on Facebook.

Alpha Gamma Tau (The Bachelors) of the 1960’s
Post-game dinner on Englar Dining Porch.  Contact Kristin Lister in the alumni office for more information.

Global Alumni Reunion
Did you study a foreign language, spend a semester abroad or do you work in the global world today?  Want to learn more about “Global Initiatives at McDaniel?”  Come meet students seeking to build their global portfolios and see how you can help.  Contact Amy McNichols 410-857-2461 for more information on this post-game reception.

Operation Hinge and the 50th Anniversary of SOS (Student Opportunities Service)
Evening chapel service and dinner in McDaniel Lounge.  Contact Kristin Lister in the alumni office for more information.

Women’s Basketball Alumnae Reunion
Tailgate at the football game with women’s basketball alumnae and families.  Contact Coach Becky Martin for more information.

AAUP Meeting at Hill Hall
September 18, 2014, 11:30 am
2014 Grandparents Conference
September 20, 2014, 8:30 am
January Term undergraduate registration
September 22, 2014, 12:00 am
Author Talk: Lisa Van Allen at Hoover Library
September 22, 2014, 7:00 pm
Families Weekend
September 26, 2014, 12:00 am
"Buried Child" at WMC Alumni Hall
October 1, 2014, 7:30 pm