Costa Rica Bound
Spanish major Serra Berry was awarded the prestigious Gilman Scholarship to support her studies at Latin University in Costa Rica this summer.
Aspires to Teach
The rising senior, who is in McDaniel’s first class of Global Scholars, will take four courses during the semester of study abroad while fulfilling Gilman-required service projects. She’ll volunteer as a teacher’s aide in a Costa Rican school and conduct a project she designed, working with children at her mother’s Berry Patch Early Learning Center in Hampstead, Md.
“I’ll be Skyping with my school-age children at the center and sending back menus, lessons, anything that will help them learn about Costa Rica and its culture,” she says, explaining that she works at Berry Patch year-round while pursuing McDaniel’s five-year B.A./M.S. in Education. “Latin University will give me a global, connected experience which is so important for teaching.” Read the full story
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Learn the Answers at Parent Preview
Parent Preview offers separation preparation
This campus-immersion program is the first step in supporting a student’s journey to a successful college experience. Over two days — July 13-14 or July 18-19 — parents have a chance to sleep in a dorm, eat meals with faculty and staff in Glar, and attend sessions in the academic buildings covering everything from financial aid, health services and student conduct.
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Recent Grad Named
Baltimorean “To Watch”
As the development manager at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake, 23-year-old Kaitlyn Thomas ’11 promotes mentoring relationships between youth and adults in the community. For her creativity and impact she was named one of “10 People to Watch Under 30,” a special recognition by b, the free weekly published by The Baltimore Sun.
Thomas, a Sociology major, works on everything from community outreach to fundraising. Her favorite experience is a special project she organized called “Mentoring Monologues” in which adults and youths tell their stories. “They’re making changes and making a difference in their communities — it’s powerful and inspiring.” (photo by Algerina Perna / Baltimore Sun)
Graduate student Jordan Butler drew from his own experiences to write “Charles Street Rivals” and won a first place in the Baltimore Screenwriters Competition.