News Archive 01/27/09

Regional foundations award grants to College

Scholarships and the College’s distinguished Deaf Education Program will benefit from recent grants from three regional foundations.- The John J. Leidy Foundation awarded the College a grant of $25,000 to match a portion of the… Full Story


Sports Wrap

Men’s basketballMiguel Jones (Baltimore, Md./North County), a junior on the McDaniel men’s basketball team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 25. Full Story


Hill Happenings

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- Opening Jan. 27: Grey Vibrations: Sculpture by Chris LaVoie. Jan. 27 through Feb. 20, Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall. Closing reception 7-9 p.m. Feb. 19. Full Story


Witnesses to history

Gathered at places around the globe to witness the historic inauguration of President Barack Obama, McDaniel students, faculty and staff laid claim to enduring memories.While many congregated on The Mall in Washington, D.C., to experience… Full Story


New M.S. program aimed at improving lives of older adults

McDaniel’s 36-credit Master of Science interdisciplinary program helps students develop an understanding of the complex interrelations among aging, health and social structure.Students who pursue a Master of Science degree in Gerontology… Full Story


Professor wins grant to support mathematics education

McDaniel College has renewed its graduate program for elementary mathematics teacher leadership and formed a national clearinghouse for mathematics specialist programs, partially funded through a multi-year grant from the Brookhill… Full Story


Students stretch academic imaginations during Jan Term

Part 1: Jan Term on campusFor sophomore Jessica Schisler, taking the January Term course, “Latinos in Hollywood,” was a chance to spend her winter break watching movies, learning about a new culture and spending time with a good friend,… Full Story


McDaniel employees achieve 420 years of service

The distinguished group of employees, each with at least 10 years of service, represents 420 years of working on the Hill. President Joan Develin Coley hosted the service awards program. Board Chair Martin K.P. Hill also recognized Coley,… Full Story