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News Archive 05/03/11

Students help local nonprofits use social media

The excitement level rivaled that of a Hollywood premiere April 21 as representatives of 17 local nonprofit organizations debuted the promotional videos they produced under the tutelage of five McDaniel students – three of them the… Full Story

 

Writer and co-creator of HBO’s ‘The Wire’ meets with students

Ed Burns, writer and co-creator of HBO’s “The Wire,” discussed global problems, educational challenges, democracy, writing and his favorite scene during his on-campus talk April 26 with undergraduates enrolled in a sophomore… Full Story

 

Economics excellence award named for former professor | UPDATED

Professor of Economics Emeritus Alton Law was recognized by his faculty colleagues with the naming of an award in his honor to be given annually to the top senior Economics student. Law taught Economics for 34 years until his retirement in… Full Story

 

McDaniel alumna Michelle Shearer named National Teacher of the Year at White House Ceremony

IT’S OFFICIAL!Michelle Meredith Shearer M.S. ’96 knows that chemistry is everywhere, and believes that chemistry is for everybody. It is a philosophy that not only empowers her teaching – whether at the Maryland School for the Deaf or… Full Story

 

Seniors, faculty, alumni recognized at 2011 Honors Convocation

Members of the Class of 2011 were honored May 1 with academic, activity, and leadership awards at the annual Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation. Senior Class Member Brock Glotfelty, an Exercise Science & Physical Education major from… Full Story

 

Alumni from across the country gather on the Hill

More than 430 alumni and guests from 24 states returned to the Hill April 29-May 1 to celebrate class anniversaries, tour new campus facilities and learn firsthand by attending Friday classes with undergraduates.Alumni from the Class of 1961… Full Story

 

McDaniel announces newest members of Phi Beta Kappa

President Roger Casey addressed the newly inducted members, 37 graduating seniors and four juniors, of McDaniel's Delta of Maryland Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, on May 1 as the chapter marked its 31st anniversary.For the second year, the… Full Story

 

Track star has sights set on career in international marketing

The inspiration for Fonati Quinn’s academic major came from the most unlikely of sources – a beauty pageant.Quinn’s mother happened to own this particular pageant and recruited Fonati and his brother to help. While there, he was… Full Story

 

McDaniel celebrates Earth Day all week

At McDaniel, Earth Day is a week full of activities that highlight ways to tread lightly on the environment.Eight McDaniel environmentalists were among some 10,000 mostly young people who convened April 15-18 at Power Shift 2011 in the… Full Story

 

Hill Happenings

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.- Student Solo Recital 7 p.m. May 3 in McDaniel Lounge Full Story

 

Student’s grandmother helps open McDaniel’s Relay for Life fundraiser

The crisp darkness of the night sparks as students light candles around the track for friends and family members who have been diagnosed with cancer. The bleachers shine with a series of candles forming the letters H.O.P.E.The fight never… Full Story

 

McDaniel College to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees May 21

McDaniel College will award about 360 bachelor’s and 215 master’s degrees at the its 141st Commencement at 2 p.m. May 21 in Gill Center. The ceremony is the first McDaniel Commencement for ninth president Roger Casey.Student awards… Full Story

 

Psychology professor wins prestigious teaching award

Associate Professor of Psychology Stephanie D. Madsen received the Ira G. Zepp Distinguished Teaching Award for inspired classroom work and dedication to students May 1 at McDaniel College’s Honors Convocation. The award provides a $5,000… Full Story

 

Men’s golf team wins sixth Centennial title

Junior Greg Bowman finished tied for fourth overall May 1 to lead McDaniel to the 2011 Centennial Conference (CC) men's golf championship, and junior Jake Nichols won the decathlon in the men’s outdoor track and field championships April… Full Story

 

Sixteen McDaniel student-athletes honored with College awards

Over the last three weeks, McDaniel College has held a pair of awards ceremonies and 16 Green Terror student-athletes were among the honorees.On Apr. 17, the College recognized 27 undergraduate students at the annual Spring Awards Ceremony. Full Story

 

Social Work students help inmates connect with their children

Inmates at Carroll County Detention Center will have 248 books to choose from to read on video to their children thanks to the book drive organized by McDaniel Social Work students.Students handed off the books – which included such… Full Story

 

Bowman scores lowest ever of any Centennial golfer at NCAA championships

Junior Greg Bowman scored an all-time low of 301 for a Centennial golfer at NCAA championships and finished tied for 36th individually among 81 Div. III golfers who made the cut from the original 205 competing May 8-13 in Greensboro, N.C.The… Full Story

 

Alumnus seeks students’ marketing ideas for his Go Ape adventure course

Looking for fresh marketing ideas for his Go Ape treetop adventure course, alumnus Dan D’Agostino – who donned a gorilla suit and handed out bananas in D.C. Metro stations for the course’s 2010 opening – returned to his alma mater to… Full Story

 

 
Book Talk at Carroll County Arts Center
October 21, 2014, 7:00 pm
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
October 22, 2014, 8:30 pm
Homecoming
October 25, 2014, 12:00 am
Holloway Lecture at McDaniel Lounge
October 28, 2014, 7:30 pm
Graduate Open House at Hoover Library
October 30, 2014, 5:30 pm
Terror Trot & Block and Roll at Gill Center
November 1, 2014, 12:00 am
Spring Undergraduate Registration
November 3, 2014, 12:00 am
Fall Open House at WMC Alumni Hall
November 9, 2014, 11:00 am