Editor’s Note

This special Commencement issue of News@McDaniel includes the senior newsletter, Cheers. News@McDaniel now begins its summer schedule with editions delivered via e-mail on June 24 and July 22. The regular bi-weekly schedule will resume Aug. 26. Stories are posted between editions right here.


Professors mentor high school students in summer engineering camp

Chemistry professor Brian Wladkowski sits on the strongest bridge built during Engineering camp.
Shavona Dixon jerked the neon green rope on the trebuchet to launch a softball in a high arc out over McDaniel’s upper field. The high school junior from Baltimore grinned as she cheered along with her teammates when the ball landed with a… Full Story


Senior explores 3D printing, prosthetics during independent study

With the help of a simulation prosthetic, Schonfeld puts herself in the shoes of her potential future patients.
Molly Schonfeld literally put herself in the shoes of an amputee while conducting research for her summer independent study on prosthetics. Attempting to walk while wearing a prosthetic simulator – even with the support of parallel therapy… Full Story


Alumnus and Soldierfit entrepreneur named Daily Record VIP under 40

Dave Posin ’04 knew even when he was a student at McDaniel that he wanted to open a gym and create his own fitness program. Now the successful co-owner and co-founder of Soldierfit, Posin could not have predicted his success would earn him a… Full Story


McDaniel alumnae recognized among Maryland’s top teachers

Jody Zepp
Three McDaniel graduates are among Maryland’s 24 teachers of the year, recognized for excellence in teaching and leadership in their respective counties. Full Story


Parents of first-year students check out college life at McDaniel

Nearly 200 parents and guardians of the Class of 2018 sampled all things McDaniel during their own orientation a month before their children will arrive on campus. Full Story


The Hill magazine: your ideal vacation companion

The summer issue of The Hill offers much to entertain and inspire. Learn why investing “foolishly” could actually be a smart idea from Buck Hartzell ’92 of The Motley Fool, a multimedia financial-services company. Get a sneak peek of a new… Full Story


McDaniel in the News

Malarie Burgess ’16 (right) appears on the NBC Today show with nutritionist Joy Bauer for her extreme weight loss of 175 pounds.
Watch Malarie Burgess ’16 on the Today show’s Joy Fit Club after losing 175 pounds and read about Kaitlyn Thomas ’11, named one of “10 People to Watch Under 30” by The Baltimore Sun’s b. Full Story


Hill Happenings 7-22-14 to 8-26-14

Chamber Music on the Hill
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story


McDaniel is #MyTopCollege

Show your McDaniel pride and tell Forbes why McDaniel College is #MyTopCollege. Full Story


Accolades for football capt. Joe Rollins

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education established the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars Awards to honor undergraduate students of color who best exemplify academic and athletic achievement in the spirit of the late tennis legend. Full Story


Green Terror Men's Soccer Camp
July 30, 2014, 12:00 am
Green Terror Soccer (Ladies) Camp
July 30, 2014, 12:00 am
Point Guard College Basketball Camp
July 30, 2014, 12:00 am
Undergraduate Summer Session II
July 30, 2014, 12:00 am
Providence Baptist Church Camp
August 1, 2014, 12:00 am
Summer Session ends
August 1, 2014, 12:00 am
Graduate semester begins
August 2, 2014, 12:00 am
Green Terror Basketball (Boys) Camp
August 4, 2014, 12:00 am
Summer Information Session
August 15, 2014, 9:30 am
Summer Information Session
August 15, 2014, 2:00 pm
Introduction Convocation
August 20, 2014, 12:00 am
August 20, 2014, 12:00 am
Undergraduate classes begin
August 25, 2014, 12:00 am
Kepler-186f: Paintings by René Treviño
August 29, 2014, 12:00 pm
Labor Day - College Closed
September 1, 2014, 12:00 am
Labor Day - College Closed
September 1, 2014, 12:00 am
Last date to add an undergraduate class
September 3, 2014, 4:30 pm