First Dorsey Scholars set the pace for competitive program

Four exceptional first-year students who are especially motivated to build successful lives of leadership, service and social responsibility form the inaugural cohort of McDaniel’s competitive new Dorsey Scholars Program, which awards… Full Story


What’s new? Outdoor seating, fresh look for Decker College Center and more

Students returned to campus this fall to find something new at nearly every turn. Full Story


Celebrate the 20th anniversary of McDaniel Europe

McDaniel student Priyanka Sengupta '12 in Budapest, Hungary.
In September 1994, McDaniel College became the only American university with a European campus in Budapest, Hungary. To celebrate the 20th anniversary, we are asking alumni, current students and faculty who have spent time abroad at McDaniel… Full Story


Students march for climate action in New York City

Amanda Furmann, Lizzie DeRyke, and Alan Snyder.
Forty McDaniel undergraduates and two professors boarded a bus before sunrise Sept. 21, bound for New York City and the largest climate march in history. Full Story


Meeting on the common ground of rhythm and storytelling

Senegalese musicians Massamba Diop and Paa Seck Diery are griots – singers, drummers, poets, keepers of their people’s oral history. Known as the Rhythm Griots, they will visit McDaniel’s campus to share their culture and their stories in… Full Story


Theatre Arts Department presents ‘Buried Child’

Wesley Brown ’17 and Sarah Hull ’15 rehearse for Theatre Arts department production of “Buried Child.”
McDaniel College Theatre presents Sam Shepard’s explosive drama “Buried Child,” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1-4 in WMC Alumni Hall. The production’s guest director is Tad Janes, Artistic Director of Maryland Ensemble Theatre in Frederick,… Full Story


SmartTALK features financial services expert

SmartTALK on Oct 8, 14 with Buck Hartzell '92, a financial services expert at The Motley Fool.
Mark your calendars for a SmartTALK conversation led by President Roger N. Casey with The Motley Fool financial services expert Buck Hartzell ’92 at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 in the Decker Center Forum. The event is free and open to the public. Full Story


Sports Wrap 9-23-14

Brett Haas and Nick Over.
Freshman Nick Over of Westminster, Md., has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) men’s soccer Defensive Player of the Week and junior Brett Haas of Laurel, Md., has been named Centennial Conference football Special Teams Player of the… Full Story


Hill Happenings 9-23-14 to 10-14-14

Marty Weishaar “John Henry’s Helmet”
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story


Raising awareness of sexual assault on college campuses

Stefan Specian, first year student from Windham, N.H., and Duane Echols, junior from Columbia, Md.
The bright colors – red, green, yellow, blue, purple – of the T-shirts hanging on clotheslines next to Memorial Plaza Sept. 18 gave no hint as to the sad, frightening messages each displayed. Full Story


"Buried Child" at WMC Alumni Hall
October 1, 2014, 7:30 pm
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
October 1, 2014, 8:30 pm
Fall Break
October 13, 2014, 12:00 am
Open Mic Night
October 14, 2014, 12:00 am
Mid-semester undergraduate grades due
October 15, 2014, 12:00 pm
AAUP Meeting at Hill Hall
October 15, 2014, 4:15 pm
Graduate Comprehensive Experience
October 18, 2014, 12:00 am
2014 Caregivers Conference
October 18, 2014, 8:30 am
Book Talk at Carroll County Arts Center
October 21, 2014, 7:00 pm