Holloway Lecturer to discuss Nathaniel Hawthorne and ‘the pulps’

American literature scholar and Princeton professor William Gleason will deliver the 29th Holloway lecture, “Masterpiece Theater Revisited: Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Pulps,” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in McDaniel Lounge. The event is free and… Full Story


McDaniel alumna is Maryland’s top teacher

Jody Zepp '94, the 2014-2015 Maryland Teacher of the Year.
Jody Zepp ’94, a government and psychology teacher at Hammond High School in Howard County, was named the 2014-15 Maryland Teacher of the Year. This is the third time in five years a McDaniel College alum has been recognized with the… Full Story


McDaniel in the News: Rodale director stops on campus during walk to reverse climate change

Coach Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director, walks with McDaniel students Hoang Edullantes and Emma West (front) and Bridget Harrison, Meghan Johnson and Lizzie DeRycke during his Walk for an Organic Planet. 

Credit Carroll County Times
Coach Mark Smallwood, executive director of Rodale Institute, stopped on McDaniel’s campus Oct. 9 on his way from Kutztown, Pa., to Washington, D.C., to deliver research to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Congress that shows that… Full Story


A simple, decent place to live

Emma Hankins and Kelsey Madison, both seniors, take a break at the Habitat for Humanity project site.
None of the McDaniel students, professors, trustees and alumni wielding drills and digging irons at the Westminster Habitat for Humanity project lists carpentry skills on their resume. Full Story


Leadership programs prepare students for life after McDaniel

DEEP facilitator Joy Kim.
Two new programs focusing on diversity and leadership development, respectively, join the list of opportunities for students to serve as community leaders. Full Story


Homecoming 2014: Lois Meszaros named Alumna of the Year

Picture of Lois Meszaros, the 2014 McDaniel College Alumna of the Year.
Alumni will celebrate Homecoming 2014 Oct. 24-25 with Alumna of the Year Lois Chilcoat Meszaros ’64, M.Ed. ’72, alumni awards and Sports Hall of Fame banquet, class reunions and tailgating around the stadium bowl to cheer on the Green… Full Story


McDaniel faculty to showcase diverse media styles in exhibition

Susan Ruddick Bloom’s photograph of horses.
McDaniel College's Department of Art and Art History presents its Seventh Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Oct. 23 through Nov. 14 in The Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall. The opening reception will be held 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23… Full Story


A family weekend at McDaniel

Family Weekend drew more than 300 families to campus to sit in on classes, tailgate and cheer on Green Terror sports teams, learn about study abroad and global initiatives, get to know the roommate and re-unite with their favorite student. Full Story


Hill Happenings 10-7-14 to 10-28-14

Book cover of Orphan Train.
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story


Sports Wrap 10-7-14

Senior Avalon McOmber
Senior Avalon McOmber of Lexington, Va., won the individual crown Oct. 3 to lead McDaniel to the team title at the Penn State-Harrisburg Invitational in women's cross country action. Full Story


Book Talk at Carroll County Arts Center
October 21, 2014, 7:00 pm
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
October 22, 2014, 8:30 pm
October 25, 2014, 12:00 am
Holloway Lecture at McDaniel Lounge
October 28, 2014, 7:30 pm
Graduate Open House at Hoover Library
October 30, 2014, 5:30 pm
Terror Trot & Block and Roll at Gill Center
November 1, 2014, 12:00 am
Spring Undergraduate Registration
November 3, 2014, 12:00 am
Fall Open House at WMC Alumni Hall
November 9, 2014, 11:00 am