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News Archive 05/25/2010 - Commencement

Class of 2010 by the numbers

Curious what the top five majors were for the Class of 2010? Here is a close-up view of McDaniel's newest alumni, by the numbers.Total number of degrees (bachelor’s and master’s): 901 Full Story

 

Graduating seniors earn top awards

Two graduating seniors were awarded the College’s top academic honors at McDaniel’s May 22 Commencement ceremony. Melissa Atkinson, with a 4.18 GPA, received the Argonaut Award, given to the senior with the highest grade-point average.… Full Story

 

Fourteen second lieutenants commissioned

Seven McDaniel graduating seniors, along with five from Mount St. Mary’s University, were commissioned as Army officers at 8:30 a.m. May 22 before commencement. Two graduating seniors from Hood College were commissioned the day before… Full Story

 

Tassles unfurled

Just a week after Lookin’ at Lucky nosed passed a field of twelve to win this year’s Preakness, graduating seniors, 444-strong, at McDaniel College posted their silks to strut their academic achievements. Silken cords encircling their… Full Story

 

Students recycle, not dump, end-of-year castoffs

If one person’s trash is indeed another’s treasure, McDaniel students and Goodwill recipients hit the jackpot thanks to the Environmental Action Club.During the club’s weeklong inaugural Swap Yo Stuff event in Gill Gymnasium, students… Full Story

 

McDaniel College celebrates 140th Commencement

Relatives and friends of the Class of 2010 cheered as McDaniel College awarded 457 master’s degrees and 444 bachelor’s degrees May 22 at its 140th Commencement.Top academic honors went to Melissa Atkinson, this year’s Argonaut Award… Full Story

 

Cheers class of 2010

 

Looking back: Commencement 65 years ago

This excerpt from the College history, “Fearless and Bold” by James E. Lightner ’59, reveals some surprising similarities to the Commencement ceremony 2010. A nation at war, restricted travel (volcano dust clouds and gas prices may… Full Story

 

Hill Happenings

- Area graduations and summer camps schedules can be obtained here.- The online Calendar of Events can be found here. Full Story

 

Sports Wrap

Emma Ardolino, a senior on the McDaniel field hockey and women’s lacrosse teams, won one of three MACDA postgraduate scholarships. She will pursue a doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware.Ardolino was a four-year… Full Story