Serving students’ appetite for healthy dining options

McDaniel is the second Maryland college to commit to purchase at least 20 percent of food from local, sustainable, humane and fair-trade sources by 2020. President Roger Casey and Beth Gerl, vice president for student affairs and dean of… Full Story


First Stop connects students to all things McDaniel

First-year students Christina Dejoseph (left) and Austin Royal enjoy snacks and tea with first-year transfer student Allen Calvert and first-year dean Karen Violanti (standing).
In just two months, First Stop has outgrown its name. Maybe it’s the comfy chairs and cozy atmosphere or the study tables or even the tea and treats. Chances are the smiles and conversation Edwina May and Dean V lavishly dole out have more… Full Story


Charting the campaign for the state’s youngest Republican candidate

Erin Giles and Jake Shade
Election Day 2014 is a big one for Erin Giles. The senior Communication major is campaign manager for Maryland’s youngest Republican candidate, Jake Shade, who is running on the Nov. 4 ballot for Allegany County commissioner. Full Story


Video: Theme nights spice up dining at McDaniel

Hispanic Heritage theme night
Twice a week, students swiping into Englar Dining Hall for dinner find special fare as part of a dining services tradition – theme nights. Usually on Tuesdays and Thursdays, theme nights in “Glar” are planned with student input and include… Full Story


Celebrating the German culture

Students learn traditional German dance.
More than 1,000 middle and high school students from 30 schools across Maryland and central Pennsylvania descended on McDaniel College for the 20th annual German-American Day. Many of the Carroll County schools have attended the event for… Full Story


Sports Wrap 10-21-14

Gabrielle Yore
For the second time this season, Gabrielle Yore of Olney, Md., a freshman on the field hockey team, was named the Corvias Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Mid-Atlantic Rookie of the Week.  Full Story


Hill Happenings 10-21-14 to 11-11-14

Global Dinner
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story


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


October 25, 2014, 12:00 am
Holloway Lecture at McDaniel Lounge
October 28, 2014, 7:30 pm
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
October 29, 2014, 8:30 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
Student Solo Recital at McDaniel Lounge
November 14, 2014, 7:30 pm