News Archive 05/12/15

Students and faculty honored as community leaders

A host of McDaniel College students were recognized at the 5th annual Community Engagement Lunch and Showcase organized by the Center for Experience and Opportunity May 4.  Full Story


Griswold-Zepp awardees lead music workshops at Boys and Girls Club

Devyn Voorheis with children
The few dozen kids at the Boys and Girls Club of Westminster on a recent Friday afternoon needed no coaxing to turn away from their games and focus intently on the McDaniel students holding musical instruments in front of them. Full Story


McDaniel senior awarded Fulbright

Picture of Cicely Hazell
Cicely Hazell, a senior at McDaniel College, has been named a Fulbright finalist for an English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2015–2016 academic year in Turkey. Full Story


Math majors shine in highly competitive events at regional conference

Front: Tyler Hoffman, Sam Whitfield
Back: Professor Spencer Hamblen, Meg Protzman, Amanda Owens
Four Math majors picked up two gleaming new trophies for winning the Math Jeopardy competition and the Radical Dash at the recent Mathematics Association of America (MAA) Spring Regional MD-DC-VA Conference. Full Story


McDaniel students to travel to Qatar as guests of the ambassador

McDaniel students traveling to Qatar are (front, l-r) Bilal Ali, Andrew Strakna, Becky Weidman, Abby Richardson, Katie Keegan, Kathy Davis, Julia Heinzen, and (back, l-r) professor Mohamed Esa, lecturer Carol Zaru, Noah Fowler, Zach Sheaffer, Aaron Sampso
Professor Mohamed Esa returned from taking his “The Arab World” class to the Qatar embassy with more than anyone expected — an all-expenses-paid study trip for 10 students to visit the Arab nation during a world forum in the capital city of… Full Story


Prominent civil rights attorney to speak at 145th Commencement

Victor McTeer
Victor McTeer will speak at McDaniel College’s 2015 Commencement at 2 p.m. May 23 in Gill Center. A native of Baltimore, he is a 1969 alumnus and one of the college’s first African-American graduates. Full Story


A cultural expedition to the Land of the Rising Sun

Its title, “Sushi, Samurai and Anime,” only hints at the journey the students in Robin Armstrong’s Sophomore Interdisciplinary Studies (SIS) course have taken to understand the cultural essence of Japan. Full Story


Hill Happenings 5-12-15 to 6-2-15

Death by Chardonnay, by Emily Johnson
A calendar listing of McDaniel concerts, theatre productions, art exhibitions, lectures and more. Full Story


McDaniel in the News: Global Fellows raise funds for Nepal

McDaniel College's Global Fellows came together in support of Nepal. The group held a bake sale in Memorial Plaza May 5 and placed donation boxes throughout campus to raise funds for The Women's Foundation Nepal. McDaniel's Rotaract Club,… Full Story


Sports Wrap 5-12-15

Caroline Brehm
Members of McDaniel softball, baseball and women’s lacrosse teams have been named to Centennial Conference (CC) and regional teams. Full Story


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