News Archive 03/05/12

Social Work students learn about social welfare issues in Annapolis

A group of students from Social Work professor James Kunz’s social welfare policy class joined 200 other students from around the state Feb. 23 for “Social Work Student Advocacy Day" in Annapolis. Students who participated are sophomores… Full Story


McDaniel College names new head football coach

McDaniel College announces that Michael Hoyt has been named the new head football coach. He is the 24th head coach in the 117-year tradition of Green Terror football and will assume his duties at the college on March 19.“After a nationwide… Full Story


Sports Wrap

McDaniel wrestling coach and 2003 alumnus Davey Blake was recently inducted into the Maryland State Wrestling Hall of Fame.Blake, who just completed his fifth season as the head coach of the Green Terror and ninth total on staff, was a… Full Story


Art professor chosen as semifinalist for Sondheim Artscape Prize

Steve Pearson, associate professor of Art, has been selected as a semifinalist for the seventh annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize produced by The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts.A faculty member since 2004, Pearson has… Full Story


Hill Happenings

- Illustrated lecture: “A View from Russia, by Rail,” journalist David Greene and photo-journalist David Gilkey 7 p.m. March 6 at Carroll Arts Center: 91 W. Main Street, Westminster. Full Story


New mission statement defines McDaniel

McDaniel College is a diverse student-centered community committed to excellence in the liberal arts & sciences and professional studies. With careful mentoring and attention to the individual, McDaniel changes lives. We challenge students… Full Story


Non-traditional student first to study abroad at Africa University

Last fall senior Christian Hall became the first McDaniel student to spend a semester at Africa University in Zimbabwe. McDaniel developed a strategic partnership with the school in September of 2010, which includes exchanges between… Full Story


Exercise Science major utilizes swim team for senior research

For her capstone research project, senior Rachel Walega combined her academic interests with her “second family” here at McDaniel College – the swim team.Walega, an Exercise Science and Physical Education major from Ambler, Pa., built… Full Story


Political Science student lands prestigious U.S. State Dept. scholarship

After his graduation in May, Tom Nelson takes another step toward his goal of joining the U.S. Foreign Service when he heads to the Middle East or North Africa to study Arabic on a prestigious State Department Critical Language… Full Story


McDaniel interns create Leap into Literacy night for elementary students

A love of reading and an elementary school’s emphasis on improving literacy inspired three McDaniel student teachers to design Reading Night for Sandymount Elementary students and their families. Full Story


New women’s soccer coach named

McDaniel College announces that Sandra Lagana has been named the new head women’s soccer coach. She will assume her duties at the college on March 19.A native of Sykesville, Md., she was most recently the head women’s soccer coach and… Full Story


New head volleyball coach named

McDaniel College announces that Jessica Cortese has been named the new head volleyball coach. She will assume her duties at the college on April 6.Jessica Cortese comes to McDaniel after having spent the last two seasons as the head… Full Story