News Archive 05/19/12 - Commencement

Seniors recognized at Baccalaureate and Honors Convocation

Members of the Class of 2012 were honored May 18 with academic, activity and leadership awards at the Baccalaureate and Senior Honors Convocation.On the eve of their graduation from McDaniel College, students, family and members of the… Full Story


McDaniel College awards 792 bachelor’s and master’s degrees

Family and friends of the Class of 2012 cheered the 339 bachelor’s and 453 master’s candidates who received their degrees May 19 during the college’s 142nd Commencement ceremony.Before the ceremony, graduates marched through Memorial… Full Story


Seven second lieutenants commissioned

Seven McDaniel graduating seniors were commissioned as Army officers at 10 a.m. May 18 in a ceremony in Baker Memorial Chapel along with two members of the Green Terror Battalion from Hood College. Mount St. Mary’s cadets in the Green… Full Story


Class of 2012 by the Numbers

Curious what the top five majors were for the Class of 2012? How many states and countries are represented among the graduates? Here is a close-up view of McDaniel's newest alumni, by the numbers.Total number of degrees (bachelor’s and… Full Story


Grads ring a traditional McDaniel good-bye

Freshly minted graduates waited their turn to ring Old Main Bell signaling the completion of their degrees. Four years ago as freshmen, each walked through the same square and rang themselves into the McDaniel community. Full Story


Top two Commencement awards go to Biology majors

Biology majors Robert “Adam” Herbstomer and Meredith Meyers earned the college’s two top academic honors, the Argonaut Award for achieving the highest grade-point average and the Edith Farr Ridington Phi Beta Kappa Writing Award for… Full Story


Two veteran faculty retire with emeritus status

Graduates are not the only members of the McDaniel community embarking on a new chapter in their lives – two veteran faculty members, Wilbur “Bill” Long (pictured) and Joe Carter Jr., are retiring with emeritus status.Dr. Wilbur… Full Story


Cheers Class of 2012

Here’s a proud salute to our recent graduates who were awarded bachelor's and master's degrees on May 19. Read on for the insider’s view of the Class of 2012. Full Story