News Archive 11/04/14

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


Reunions, tailgating and peak weather punctuate Homecoming on the Hill

Reconnecting with alumni at his 20th reunion following a day of tailgating at the football game were the highlights of Homecoming Oct. 25 for Thomas Roberts ’94.  Full Story


Chamber Music on the Hill presents soprano Laura Strickling and pianist Liza Stepanova

Laura Strickling
Chamber Music on the Hill, in residence at McDaniel College, presents soprano Laura Strickling and Liza Stepanova, piano, Sunday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m. The concert will take place in Decker College Center Forum. Full Story


ROTC Ranger Challenge team places 1st in division, 3rd overall

The Green Terror ROTC Ranger Challenge team at the finish.
The Green Terror ROTC Ranger Challenge team took first place among 20 teams in the small ROTC program Black Division of the mid-Atlantic region brigade and third overall among 40 teams during the two-day event at Fort Pickett, Va. Full Story


Veterans tackle college courses and football

You would never know by watching Shane Douglass, Jeremy Nagle and Mike Wright go to classes, study in the library and run out onto the field for Saturday football games that they traded military uniforms for McDaniel’s green and gold.  Full Story


Theatre Arts students stage one of Shakespeare’s romantic comedies

Midsummer Night's Dream poster
McDaniel College students perform in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” one of William Shakespeare’s most popular romantic comedies. Directed by Elizabeth van den Berg, Theatre Arts chair at the college, performances are 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19-22 on… Full Story


Hill Happenings 11-4-14 to 11-25-14

Picture of Bobby González.
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks.  Full Story


Alumna spreads stories of hope from Congo

Mara Seibert with a client.
Never in one place for more than a year, Mara Seibert ’13 describes herself as an insatiably curious humanitarian traveler. As Field Communications Fellow with HOPE International, she is earning that title. Full Story


Sports Wrap 11-4-14

Ryan O'Boyle
Ryan O'Boyle of North Reading, Mass., went 4-0 with three pins Nov. 1 to win the 133-pound weight class and lead McDaniel at the Messiah Invitational in season-opening wrestling action. The Green Terror finished fourth at the eight-team… Full Story


Faculty accomplishments and accolades

McDaniel’s distinguished faculty have presented and published their work nationally and internationally. Among their most recent accomplishments and accolades are: Full Story


Green Terror shows reading isn’t scary

Members from the Green Terror football team spend time reading to elementary age kids.
On Oct. 31, 26 members of McDaniel’s football team spent the afternoon reading Halloween-themed books to students at Park Hills Elementary School in Hanover, Pa. Full Story


McDaniel in the News: Tailgating in the national spotlight

Students tailgating around McDaniel's stadium field.
McDaniel’s tailgating reputation grows. The Nov./Dec. issue of Tailgater magazine features tailgating McDaniel style.  Full Story


Thanksgiving Recess begins
November 25, 2014, 10:00 pm
Thanksgiving - College Closed
November 26, 2014, 12:00 am
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
November 26, 2014, 8:30 pm
Spring graduate registration begins
December 1, 2014, 12:00 am
Classes resume
December 1, 2014, 8:00 am
Jazz Night at Decker College Center
December 4, 2014, 8:00 pm
Undergraduate classes end
December 5, 2014, 12:00 am
College Band Concert at WMC Alumni Hall
December 5, 2014, 7:00 pm
Reading Days
December 6, 2014, 12:00 am
Carroll County Studio Tour at Art Studio
December 6, 2014, 10:00 am
Gospel Choir Concert at WMC Alumni Hall
December 7, 2014, 3:00 pm
Undergraduate examinations begin
December 8, 2014, 12:00 am
Late Night Breakfast at Englar Dining Hall
December 8, 2014, 9:00 pm
Undergraduate semester ends
December 12, 2014, 12:00 am
Graduate semester ends
December 13, 2014, 12:00 am