News Archive 05/21/11 - Commencement

Cheers Class of 2011

Here’s a proud salute to our recent graduates who were awarded bachelor's and master's degrees on May 21. Read on for the insider’s view of the Class of 2011. Full Story


Classical studies major wins both top academic honors

Rachel Louise Smith swept the academic awards at McDaniel’s May 21 Commencement ceremony. The Classical Studies major received the Argonaut Award for her 4.15 GPA, the highest grade-point average among her 2011 classmates, and the Edith… Full Story


Class of 2011 by the numbers

Curious what the top five majors were for the Class of 2011? 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


McDaniel College awards 845 bachelor’s and master’s degrees

The cheers of family and friends of the Class of 2011 echoed across McDaniel’s hilltop campus as 417 bachelor’s and 428 master’s candidates received their degrees May 21 during President Roger Casey’s first and the college’s 141st… Full Story


Nine second lieutenants commissioned

Nine McDaniel graduating seniors were commissioned as Army officers at 9:30 a.m. May 21 before Commencement. The other eight members of the Green Terror Battalion from Mount St. Mary’s and Hood College were commissioned in ceremonies at… 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


Tassels Unfurled

On May 21 after Shackleford nosed passed a field of fourteen to win this year’s Preakness, graduating seniors, 417-strong, at McDaniel College posted their silks to strut their academic achievements. Silken cords encircling their proud… Full Story


Professor’s message: Model global citizens are steeped in liberal arts education

On the eve of their graduation from McDaniel College, the class of 2011 gathered in Baker Memorial Chapel for Baccalaureate to reflect on their experiences on the Hill and to hear this year’s faculty speaker, Christianna Nichols Leahy,… Full Story