News Archive 08/25/15

The Princeton Review recognizes McDaniel among the “Best Northeastern Colleges”

McDaniel College President Roger Casey with students in from of Ward Arch.
McDaniel College has been recognized as a "Best Northeastern College" by The Princeton Review in its "2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region" website feature. Full Story


President Casey named chair of Maryland Independent College and University Association

McDaniel President Roger Casey.
McDaniel College President Roger N. Casey has been elected chair of the Board of Trustees of the Maryland Independent College and University Association (MICUA). Full Story


McDaniel welcomes the Class of 2019

McDaniel’s newest students — the 434 members of the Class of 2019 — spent a busy first day on the Hill, ultimately saying good-bye to family and friends as they opened the next chapter in their lives with a candle-lighting ceremony and… Full Story


Juniors awarded prestigious Clinton Scholarships to study abroad in Dubai

Two McDaniel College juniors are among only 10 students nationwide to receive William Jefferson Clinton Scholarships from the Clinton Presidential Foundation. Full Story


McDaniel in the News: State of Aging in Maryland conference

Logo: Center for the Study of Again
The State of Aging in Maryland conference, co-sponsored by McDaniel’s Center for the Study of Aging (CSA) and The Learning Institute for Excellence (L.I.F.E.), set an optimistic tone for seniors — the nation’s so-called “silver tsunami,”… Full Story


McDaniel welcomes new faculty

Picture of Brad Stoddard and Paul Zajac.
Two new assistant professors join the college’s distinguished faculty at the start of the 2015-2016 academic year. Full Story


College historian to give multi-media presentation of ‘Fearless and Bold’

Picture of Ward Memorial arch being reconstructed.
The community is invited to be part of a documentary about the history of McDaniel College during “Fearless and Bold: LIVE” at 7 p.m. Sept. 9, (doors open at 6:30 p.m.), at the Carroll Arts Center, 91 West Main Street, Westminster, Md. This… Full Story


Two Maryland Teachers of the Year have ties to McDaniel

A drawing of a red apple with Teacher of the Year written on it.
Among Maryland’s Teachers of the Year are two with McDaniel connections: Cecil County Teacher of the Year Jacob Bauer Zebley is currently enrolled in McDaniel’s Curriculum and Instruction program in Cecil County, while Carroll County Teacher… Full Story


French Film Festival runs through September

French film Timbuktu
McDaniel College presents the annual French film series including film screenings and post-screening discussions facilitated by McDaniel faculty members. The six-film series, during September, is free and open to the public. All screenings… Full Story


McDaniel again recognized as a Best Bang for the Buck

For the third consecutive year, McDaniel College is the top liberal arts college in Maryland in Washington Monthly’s “Best Bang for the Buck” list.  McDaniel ranks high among the best value colleges in the Northeast recognized for doing the… Full Story


Qatari ambassador to the U.S. to speak at McDaniel

President Barack Obama with Qatar ambassador H.E. Mohammed Jaham Al Kuwari
The Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the U.S., H.E. Mohammed Jaham Al Kuwari, will give a lecture at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 in McDaniel Lounge on U.S.–Qatari relations and the Iran Nuclear deal. Full Story


Sports Wrap 8-25-15

Green Terror Logo
The Green Terror fall sports season launches with home games Sept. 1 for volleyball vs. Goucher and women’s soccer vs. St. Mary’s (Md.), and Sept. 5 under the lights at 7:30 p.m. when the football team takes on Catholic U. Full Story


Hill Happenings 8-25-15 to 9-15-15

Professor of Art History Larry Silver
A calendar listing of McDaniel concerts, theatre productions, art exhibitions, lectures and more. Full Story