Senior Brad Brooks earns Elite 90 award for the 2016 NCAA Division III Men's Swimming Championship
A champion in
Pool and school
Stroke by stroke, senior Brad Brooks has achieved every one of his college goals over the past four years. To punctuate his success, the Exercise Science and Physical Education major recently received the prestigious Elite 90 award for the 2016 NCAA Division III Men’s Swimming Championship.
The distinction recognizes one individual who has reached the pinnacle of competition at the national championship level in his or her sport, while also achieving the highest academic standard among his or her peers.
The Encompass Distinction
New program cultivates student skills and mindset in innovation and entrepreneurship
McDaniel’s newest academic program, The Encompass Distinction, is a combination of courses, events, networking and experiential learning aimed at honing student skills and mindset in innovation and entrepreneurship.
Made possible with the generous support of Dennis Sisco ’68 and Alexine Lesko through The Sisco Fund for Enterprise Management, Encompass fits neatly into any major and features courses that fulfill other McDaniel Plan requirements, which allows students to pursue the distinction without taking additional credits. The program was designed in direct response to what today’s students want in their college experience.
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2016 Newman Civic Fellow
Samantha Yates recognized for community engagement, social justice and volunteerism.
Serving the community
And leading by example
Samantha Yates, a junior at McDaniel College from Shepherdstown, W.Va., has been named a 2016 Newman Civic Fellow, one of 218 student leaders nationwide recognized by Campus Compact. An English major with an economics minor, Yates was nominated for the honor by McDaniel President Roger N. Casey for her passion for community engagement, social justice and volunteerism.
“Samantha makes service an integral component of her college experience and she continues to lead by example,” Casey said. “Her leadership style encourages collaboration and motivates others to make a positive difference in the community.”