News Archive 10/07/14

SmartTALK features financial services expert

SmartTALK on Oct 8, 14 with Buck Hartzell '92, a financial services expert at The Motley Fool.
Mark your calendars for a SmartTALK conversation led by President Roger N. Casey with The Motley Fool financial services expert Buck Hartzell ’92 at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 in the Decker Center Forum. The event is free and open to the public. Full Story


First Dorsey Scholars set the pace for competitive program

Four exceptional first-year students who are especially motivated to build successful lives of leadership, service and social responsibility form the inaugural cohort of McDaniel’s competitive new Dorsey Scholars Program, which awards… Full Story


Jan Term’s uncommon courses: Greece, Spain, Disney World and here on campus

Theatre of Herodes Atticus in Greece 2014
Whether students opt for eco-tourism in the Bahamas, animating life in Disney World, learning to represent geometric forms in crochet or delving into digital photography, their three-week Jan Term is sure to be a diversion from the norm. Full Story


Students land jobs, internships and valuable experience at Interviewing Day

Aaron Slaughter ’10, a senior auditor with Bond Beebe in Bethesda, Md., with his colleague and co-interviewer William Thomas ’06.
McDaniel’s Interviewing Day makes speed dating look like slow motion. In just over three hours, 23 employers – 18 represented by McDaniel alumni – held 168 interviews with 38 seniors, juniors and a few sophomores. 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


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


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


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


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


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


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