News Archive 10/09/12

Hill Happenings 10-9-12 to 11-9-12

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


Sports Wrap

Junior Vicci Alexander of Annapolis, Md., was named the Centennial Conference (CC) field hockey Defensive Player of the Week and sophomore James Lillie of Garret Park, Md., finishes second overall in men's golf action to lead McDaniel to a… Full Story


Faculty Art Exhibition features a variety of works

Current McDaniel Art and Art History faculty members display a variety of works in the sixth Biennial Faculty Art Exhibition, Oct. 23-Nov. 9, in the Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall. Full Story


Homecoming highlights Gill Stadium dedication

Alumni and friends return to campus for Homecoming 2012 on Nov. 2-3 to dedicate the new Kenneth R. Gill Stadium, cheer on the Green Terror in its football game against Susquehanna, toast the alumni award winners and Sports Hall of Famers,… Full Story


Cybersecurity expert to speak Oct. 22

An expert in cybersecurity, U.S. Army retired Major General David B. Lacquement '77 speaks during SmartTALK with president Roger Casey at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 in Decker Center Forum. Full Story


New trustee joins McDaniel Board

Richard W. Palmer will join the Board of Trustees at its next full meeting in October 2012. Full Story


McDaniel master’s alumna is named Maryland Teacher of the Year

For the second time in three years, a McDaniel master’s graduate has been named Maryland Teacher of the Year. Rhonda Holmes-Blankenship, an English teacher at Rising Sun High School in Cecil County, was named Oct. 5 as the 2012-13 Maryland… Full Story


Therapy dogs on campus make welcome surprise

No one could bring themselves to walk past little Mecko and his buddy, the bloodhound Blue, without petting, stroking, hugging or just grinning at the therapy dogs stationed in Decker Center to ease students’ acclimation to college life. Full Story


Alumnus named head athletic trainer for U.S. men’s lacrosse team

Brad Mountcastle ’97 has never played a game of lacrosse, yet the Johns Hopkins head athletic trainer was recently named to the top athletic training slot with the U.S. men’s lacrosse team. Full Story


Music-as-communication lecture launches Global Initiatives program

McDaniel College is going global – well beyond study abroad and international courses – and Foreign Language associate professor Amy McNichols is leading the charge. Full Story


Students land internships and jobs at on-campus interview day

Think speed dating with a career twist. On campus one recent September afternoon, representatives of 25 companies conducted 189 interviews, 20 minutes each, with 44 McDaniel students and a few graduates – all in 3 hours and 15 minutes. Full Story