News Archive 09/22/09

For business-major-turned-entrepreneur, making bikes for little people is a big deal

For several years, Russ Morin ’10 had worked at the same bike shop on Solomon’s Island, helping cyclists sort through their many choices. It was a good way to keep busy and earn a few dollars.The Business Administration major never… Full Story


Professor’s study of romance novel helps bring genre respect

Romance fiction is the best-selling genre of popular literature, accounting for $1.4 billion in annual sales and outselling both religious/inspirational books and science fiction fantasy, according to the Business of Consumer Book… Full Story


Alumni success confirms value of liberal arts education

Four distinguished alumni returned to campus Sept. 21 to share the stories of their successes and discuss the relevance of an education anchored in the liberal arts and sciences during a day-long event sponsored by the Delta of Maryland… Full Story


M.A.C. Foundation grant to fund conservation projects

McDaniel College’s 5-year-old Environmental Policy and Science program is among the first recipients of funds from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation’s Development Grant program, which was publicly launched with an invitation-only… Full Story


Maryland’s independent-college presidents honor McDaniel alumnus

McDaniel College alumnus and Maryland Senator Edward Kasemeyer said during his Sept. 18 campus visit that helping people solve problems is the greatest reward he receives as a long-serving politician. While on campus he addressed Political… Full Story


Alumni couple named Carroll County Family of the Year

In decades of service, Pat and Arnold “Skip” Amass have logged countless hours and raised millions of dollars for the causes they have championed around Carroll County and across Maryland.The couple – both alumni of the Class of 1957… Full Story


Theatre Arts Department presents ‘The Rocky Horror Show’

As senior Chris Molloy describes it, McDaniel College’s version of “The Rocky Horror Show” is like the cult-classic movie on steroids.“The show is not the movie, it’s better,” said Chris Molloy, a Theatre Arts major who plays the… Full Story


Students, faculty march for a good cause

Several male faculty members recently slipped on their academic gowns – then donned hot pink pumps, red ballet slippers and polka-dotted slides. But make no mistake, these professors weren’t playing dress-up.They were among dozens who… Full Story


Hill Happenings

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- stage: New Work by Rick Delaney, through  Oct. 16, Esther Prangley Rice Galley, Peterson Hall. Opening reception: 7-9 p.m. Sept. 22. Full Story