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News Archive 07/22/14

McDaniel professor consults on Emmy Award-winning PBS series

McDaniel professor Francis “Skip” Fennell (second from left) with Paul Siefken of The Fred Rogers Company (left) and “Peg + Cat” co-creators Jennifer Oxley and Billy Aronson of 9ate7 Productions holds one of three Emmys the PBS series won.
The PBS series “Peg + Cat” topped the 41st Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmys with three awards in the animation category and McDaniel professor and mathematics education expert Francis “Skip” Fennell couldn’t be… Full Story

 

Accolades for football capt. Joe Rollins

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education established the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars Awards to honor undergraduate students of color who best exemplify academic and athletic achievement in the spirit of the late tennis legend. Full Story

 

McDaniel is #MyTopCollege

Show your McDaniel pride and tell Forbes why McDaniel College is #MyTopCollege. Full Story

 

Hill Happenings 7-22-14 to 8-26-14

Chamber Music on the Hill
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story

 

McDaniel in the News

Malarie Burgess ’16 (right) appears on the NBC Today show with nutritionist Joy Bauer for her extreme weight loss of 175 pounds.
Watch Malarie Burgess ’16 on the Today show’s Joy Fit Club after losing 175 pounds and read about Kaitlyn Thomas ’11, named one of “10 People to Watch Under 30” by The Baltimore Sun’s b. Full Story

 

The Hill magazine: your ideal vacation companion

The summer issue of The Hill offers much to entertain and inspire. Learn why investing “foolishly” could actually be a smart idea from Buck Hartzell ’92 of The Motley Fool, a multimedia financial-services company. Get a sneak peek of a new… Full Story

 

Parents of first-year students check out college life at McDaniel

Nearly 200 parents and guardians of the Class of 2018 sampled all things McDaniel during their own orientation a month before their children will arrive on campus. Full Story

 

McDaniel alumnae recognized among Maryland’s top teachers

Jody Zepp '94, the 2014-2015 Maryland Teacher of the Year.
(10/11/14 Update: Jody Zepp '94 has been named the 2014-2015 Maryland Teacher of the Year. Read more from the Baltimore Sun article:  http://bsun.md/Zzi4VE)  Full Story

 

Alumnus and Soldierfit entrepreneur named Daily Record VIP under 40

Dave Posin ’04 knew even when he was a student at McDaniel that he wanted to open a gym and create his own fitness program. Now the successful co-owner and co-founder of Soldierfit, Posin could not have predicted his success would earn him a… Full Story

 

Senior explores 3D printing, prosthetics during independent study

With the help of a simulation prosthetic, Schonfeld puts herself in the shoes of her potential future patients.
Molly Schonfeld literally put herself in the shoes of an amputee while conducting research for her summer independent study on prosthetics. Attempting to walk while wearing a prosthetic simulator – even with the support of parallel therapy… Full Story

 

Professors mentor high school students in summer engineering camp

Chemistry professor Brian Wladkowski sits on the strongest bridge built during Engineering camp.
Shavona Dixon jerked the neon green rope on the trebuchet to launch a softball in a high arc out over McDaniel’s upper field. The high school junior from Baltimore grinned as she cheered along with her teammates when the ball landed with a… Full Story

 

 
Books Sandwiched In at McDaniel Lounge
November 20, 2014, 12:00 am
AAUP Meeting at Hill Hall
November 20, 2014, 11:30 am
3v3 Bball tournament at Gill Stadium
November 23, 2014, 12:00 am
Thanksgiving Recess begins
November 25, 2014, 10:00 pm
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
November 26, 2014, 8:30 pm
Thanksgiving - College Closed
November 27, 2014, 12:00 am
Spring graduate registration begins
December 1, 2014, 12:00 am
Classes resume
December 1, 2014, 8:00 am
Jazz Night at Decker College Center
December 4, 2014, 8:00 pm
Undergraduate classes end
December 5, 2014, 12:00 am
College Band Concert at WMC Alumni Hall
December 5, 2014, 7:00 pm