News Archive 06/30/09

College launches new minor in Latino and Latin American Studies

As part of its commitment to preparing students for an increasingly global and diverse society, McDaniel College will introduce this fall a new minor in Latino and Latin American Studies.“We’re trying to diversify the curriculum in… Full Story


When pro baseball calls, first call your mother

Before finalizing a deal with the Chicago White Sox to play professional baseball, Harold Baines Jr. had to reach an agreement with a higher authority: his mother.Baines ’10 reported to Bristol, Tenn., on June 19 to join the Bristol White… Full Story


McDaniel professor back from Fulbright adventure in India

Standing along the innermost ring at a fire pit in a small town in western India, Professor Greg Alles found himself enveloped by a throng of people gathered in three concentric circles.In the outermost circle, large crowds milled about –… Full Story


First-year students to read and discuss ‘Outliers’

If customer reviews and late-night talk shows are any indication, this year’s freshman class will arrive poised for debate. And that’s exactly why the committee selected “The Outliers” as this year’s summer reading.“The book… Full Story


Alumnus is a knockout writer

David P. Greisman ’07 recently garnered national recognition during the eighth annual Boxing Writers Association of America writing contest, including taking first place in the “boxing column” category.Greisman was among those honored… Full Story


Recent grants fund scholarships, reading clinic and historic preservation

Students – at McDaniel and in Carroll County – are the beneficiaries of grants from the Jessie Ball DuPont Fund, the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation and the Bank of America. And, grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Service… Full Story


Ravens land at McDaniel summer roost July 28

From www.baltimoreravens.comThe Baltimore Ravens kick off their 14th training camp at McDaniel College with two practices – 8:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. – on July 28. Ravens rookies, quarterbacks and select players have four practices – all… Full Story


Professors publish, present and pursue scholarly work

Alva “Buzz” Baker, Center for the Study of Aging, is serving as chair of the Elder Care Workgroup that issued “The Face of Our Senior Community: Results of the 2008 Elder Health Needs Assessment,” a major study that analyzes the… Full Story


Time to chill with The Hill


Jan Term study trip to Israel and Prague set

McDaniel students will again explore Israel’s sites sacred to Christians, Jews and Muslims as well as Prague’s magnificent architecture during this 17-day study adventure.Find more information here. Full Story


Hill Happenings

- Common Ground on The Hill registrations being accepted for Traditions weeks, July 5-10 and July 12-17, at Area summer camps schedules can be obtained at Full Story