News Archive 04/25/17

McDaniel College Commencement ceremony 2016
More than 600 undergraduate and graduate degrees will be awarded at McDaniel’s 147th Commencement on Saturday, May 20, at 10 a.m. in the College’s Gill Center. Full Story


McDaniel English professor Mary Bendel-Simso, Biology
professor Katie Staab, Psychology professor Holly Chalk, Biology professor
Cheng Huang and Environmental Studies professor Jason Scullion
Years of experience as a business executive taught Chuck Boehlke ’78 an essential lesson: “All good organizations not only attract good people, they retain good people. And one of the ways they do that is to reward them for their good… Full Story


McDaniel Fulbright students Mariah Ligas, Ema Barnes, Maggie Myers, Jaime Calderon
Four McDaniel students have received prestigious Fulbright awards for the 2017–2018 academic year. Seniors Ema Barnes and Jaime Calderon and graduate students Mariah Ligas and Maggie Myers have been named Fulbright finalists for English… Full Story


McDaniel scored a doubleheader sweep of Dickinson April 23 in Centennial Conference (CC) softball action while Billy Emerson and Luis Miramontes won field events at the Mason-Dixon Invitational in men’s outdoor track and field action. Full Story


Trustee Alumni Award winners Richard Klitzberg and Leslie Alperstein
Leslie “Les” Michael Alperstein and Richard Klitzberg, both members of the Class of 1963, were recognized with the 2017 Trustee Alumni Award, the highest alumni honor given at McDaniel College in recognition of alumni career and service… Full Story


Expect the unexpected when the Cinema department rolls out the red carpet for the five capstone films and one feature shot by 13 students entirely on cell phones headlining this year’s VideoPalooza on May 4 at 7 p.m. in Decker Auditorium in… Full Story


Tea still from Hannah Sommer's video
“Affect + Effect: Art and Social Responsibility,” the second of two Senior Capstone Exhibitions of works by graduating Art students at McDaniel College, runs April 25–May 5, with a reception April 27 at 5:30–7:30 p.m. and a gallery talk at 6… Full Story


Photo of McDaniel students performing at Jazz Night 2012
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. For a complete list, see McLive. Full Story


Vincent Buscemi '99
“Encore!” takes on new meaning this spring as Hanna Martin ’13 performs as narrator of “The True story of Cinderella” with the Singing on Stage class and Vince Buscemi ’99 conducts the band for “Nilesdance,” just as he did as a sophomore… Full Story


McDaniel College students Wayne Young, Will Giles, Corey Glocker and Jackie White
McDaniel College marks its 150th anniversary with a year-long sesquicentennial celebration honoring its past, present and future. Full Story


Omicron Delta Kappa Class of 2018, left to right, Kristen Upton, Savannah Dawson, William Giles, Hanna Murchake, Matthew Meagher, Tabitha Schade. (Not pictured are Christina DeJoseph and Camden Ostrander)
More than 30 honors for academic achievement and leadership were awarded to juniors, sophomores and first-year students during the April 22 Spring Awards ceremony held in Decker Center Forum. Students were also named to two prestigious… Full Story