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News Archive 01/26/10

Alumni achievements

With accomplishments in the industries ranging from business to literature to academia, McDaniel graduates are achieving extraordinary levels of excellence.Wallen Bean ’44, has published his memoir, “A Most Uninitiated Hillbilly.” In… Full Story


Free foreign films for McDaniel community

Show your College I.D. for free admission at the 2010 Annual Foreign Film Festival coming to the Carroll Arts Center, located two blocks east of campus on Main Street.Enjoy a glass of wine and take this opportunity to experience the work of… Full Story


A few precious weeks to make art

A few days ago, Associate Professor of Art and Art History Steven Pearson posted an optimistic, if a tad panicked, update on Facebook. Completing his mammoth new 32-panel, 8- by 16-foot painting within the week “may be possible,” he… Full Story


Students examine violent media during Jan Term course

Shrill screams seep from 110 Hill Hall, piercing the silence of the stately hallway. None of the building’s regulars – in offices, the writing center and classrooms – even notice the not-quite-muffled “Aaaaahhhh! Aaaaahhhh!”… Full Story


Easterday to retire after 34 years as swim coach

The walls of Kim Easterday’s poolside office are lined with memories collected over 34 years of coaching. Dozens of framed certificates note records in breaststroke, in butterfly, relay and more. Others are reminders of her 23-year career… Full Story


President Coley to be honored at Commencement 2010

McDaniel President Joan Develin Coley will receive an honorary degree during the college’s 140th Commencement at 2 p.m. on Sat., May 22, at Gill Center. For the final time in her tenure as president, Coley will toll the Old Main bell to… Full Story


Students personalize the message through interactive theater

First the audience pours its heart out, in personal recollections that range from humorous to heavy. Then, the cast of college actors moments later spins those tales into stage productions that are designed to be entertaining, revealing and… Full Story


Most dominating Green Terror athletes of the 2000s named

Kelly Cramp and Broderick Maybank were named No. 1 and 2 athletes of the decade by a panel of coaches, athletics officials and local media. The college named 10 most dominating and 10 finalists.The most dominating female athlete of the… Full Story


Hill Happenings

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- Sweet Tooth: Paintings by Christi Harris Jan. 26 – Feb. 19, Esther Prangley Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall. Closing reception, including an Artist’s Talk, will be held… Full Story


Exhibit of paintings explores the “sweet tooth” and food’s cultural influence

The McDaniel College Department of Art and Art History presents an exhibit, Sweet Tooth: Paintings by Christi Harris, Jan. 26 – Feb. 19 on campus in the Esther Prangley Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall.The exhibit is free and open to the… Full Story


McDaniel chef gives away tricks of the trade

If anyone is qualified to offer tips for dorm cooking, it’s McDaniel’s executive chef, Kevin Werner. He makes 10,000 meals a week. And that doesn’t count the five meals a week the Baltimore Culinary Institute graduate prepares for his… Full Story


College’s annual writing contest honors Martin Luther King Jr.

Whether it’s sticking up for someone who is being bullied, singing carols to residents of a local senior citizens facility, or recycling to help save the Earth, student writers across Carroll County expressed through essays and poems the… Full Story