News Archive Commencement - 2015

VIDEO: Capstone projects offer passports to career and grad school

Emily Gebhart, Chuck Knower, Sharina Taveras Lopez
Our video series continues with three more seniors who talk about their capstone projects or practicums — the crowning feature of McDaniel’s curriculum, a field placement or an in-depth investigation of a topic in the student’s… Full Story


Class of 2015: By The Numbers

Graduates wearing regalia sit in Gill Center
Curious what the top five majors are for the Class of 2015? How many states and countries are represented among the graduates? Here is a close-up view of McDaniel's newest alumni, by the numbers. Full Story


ROTC cadets commissioned as U.S. Army officers

ROTC Cadets at Commissioning Ceremony
Four McDaniel graduating seniors in the Green Terror Battalion were commissioned as Army officers during a 10 a.m. May 22 ceremony on campus in Baker Memorial Chapel. Battalion cadets from Hood College and Mount St. Mary’s were commissioned… Full Story


Art History professor receives College’s top teaching award

President Roger Casey with Gretchen McKay
Gretchen Kreahling McKay, professor of Art History and known as an innovator in teaching, was honored with The Ira G. Zepp Distinguished Teaching Award during the May 22 Honors Convocation and Senior Investiture. Full Story


Seniors honored at convocation and investiture

Students in regalia walk through the arch
Members of the Class of 2015 were honored May 22 on the eve of their graduation from the college with academic, activity and leadership awards at the Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation. Full Story


Top honors awarded at Commencement

Board Chair Martin K P Hill and Stephanie Perez
Four top awards were revealed at McDaniel’s May 23 Commencement ceremony. Two graduating seniors were recipients of the college’s top academic honors, the Argonaut Award for achieving the highest grade-point average, and the Edith Farr… Full Story


McDaniel College graduates the Class of 2015

Student holding diploma happily
Family and friends of the Class of 2015 cheered the 358 bachelor’s and 329 master’s candidates who received their degrees May 23 during the college’s 145th Commencement ceremony. Full Story


Lawson places ninth in NCAA Division III finals

Claie Lawson
Junior Claire Lawson finished ninth May 23 in the 400 hurdles at the NCAA Division III women’s outdoor track and field championship at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. Full Story


Cheers 2015

Student Dale Kline snorkeling.
Here’s a proud salute to our graduates awarded bachelor’s and master’s degrees on May 23. Read on for the insider’s view of the McDaniel College Class of 2015. Full Story


McDaniel in the News: 145th Commencement

Local media outlets covered McDaniel College's 145th Commencement May 23 when more than 600 graduates who earned bachelor's and master's degrees were welcomed to the McDaniel College family.  Full Story