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News Archive 10/11/11

Nation’s top teacher returns to McDaniel for SmartTALK

National top teacher Michelle Meredith Shearer M.S. ’96 took the podium at McDaniel’s fourth SmartTALK proudly wearing her “I am McDaniel” button and, turning first to President Roger Casey, said she wasn’t ready to give him back… Full Story

 

Some 50 students to participate in Duke of Edinburgh’s Award program

Junior Dwight Carmon accepted the challenge of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award along with about 50 other McDaniel students as a way to say that college success isn’t measured only in the classroom.“Too often success in college is… Full Story

 

Junior ALD honor society member wins one of top 10 scholarship awards

Junior Luke Schmidt of Red Lion, Pa., was awarded a prestigious Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship through Alpha Lambda Delta during the ceremony inducting 28 sophomores into the honor society, which recognizes outstanding academic achievement… Full Story

 

All the right notes

All 2,310 pipes of the Baker Memorial Chapel organ trumpeted forth at the Oct. 2 dedication recital following a yearlong complete renovation and tonal regulations.Ken Cowan, chair of the organ department at Westminster Choir College and one… Full Story

 

Pres. Casey thanks Founders Society, announces Weather Channel show

More than 170 members of the Founders Society attending the dinner held in their honor Oct. 1 on campus at the newly renovated, award-winning Englar Dining Hall were first to hear the 9 p.m. Oct. 18 premiere of The Weather Channel show… Full Story

 

Family reunion McDaniel-style

Nearly 500 parents, grandparents, siblings and friends from 18 U.S. states, the Bahamas and Ecuador returned to the Hill for Family Weekend to re-connect with the students they dropped off little more than a month ago. They sampled classes,… Full Story

 

McDaniel first-year students in Washington Post article

Two McDaniel first-year students are featured in the Washington Post article, “In college transition, life changes for siblings left behind,” published Oct. 3.Rachel Israel talks about keeping in touch with her 15-year-old brother at… Full Story

 

PBK lecturer to discuss social roots of knowledge

The Delta of Maryland Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at McDaniel College presents “Understanding the Golem of Science and Technology: The Social Roots of Knowledge,” a lecture by Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Trevor Pinch, at 7:30 p.m. Oct.… Full Story

 

Sports Wrap

Senior Greg Bowman fired a two-day score of 145 Oct. 8-9 to notch his first collegiate invitational title and lead McDaniel to a team victory in a field of 14 teams at its own Mason-Dixon Collegiate Classic in men’s golf action at The… Full Story

 

Hill Happenings

- More Than Words 7 p.m. Oct. 12 in Hill Hall, Room 108: Tod Lippy, editor of Esopus. Full Story

 

Veteran superintendent of Pa. school district receives 2011 Bailer Award

Dale L. Schaeberle, retired superintendent of South Western School District in York County, Pa., is the 2011 recipient of McDaniel College’s Joseph R. Bailer Award.The prestigious award, named for one of the College’s most highly… Full Story

 

McDaniel in top seven tailgating schools in the nation

The Weather Channel named McDaniel College one of the top seven tailgating schools in the country – and the countdown-to-number-one show premieres at 9 p.m. Oct. 18 (if there’s no weather emergency) and airs many times after that. The… Full Story

 

Faculty accomplishments and accolades

Greg Alles, Philosophy and Religious Studies, received an alumni award from Valparaiso University, his undergraduate alma mater. He published “What (Kind of) Good is Religious Studies?” in Religion 41, no. 2 (June 2011) and gave a paper… Full Story

 

Come back to the Hill

The McDaniel College community is gearing up for Homecoming 2011, Oct. 28-29, when alumni and other fans will cheer on the Green Terror in its football game against Juniata, toast the alumni award winners and Sports Hall of Famers,… Full Story

 

New Yorker cartoonist’s talk complements comics exhibition

McDaniel College is offering extended gallery hours on two select Sundays for visitors to enjoy brunch on the Hill and “Kings of the Pages: Comic Strips & Culture 1895 – 1950,” a major show exploring the serious side of newspaper comic… Full Story

 

McDaniel tailgating # 6 in the nation

All of America now knows what the McDaniel community has known for almost a century. Green Terror tailgating is among the best in the nation. The Weather Channel rated McDaniel #6 – ranking the college’s tradition on top with Division I… Full Story

 

 
Book Talk at Carroll County Arts Center
October 21, 2014, 7:00 pm
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
October 22, 2014, 8:30 pm
Homecoming
October 25, 2014, 12:00 am
Holloway Lecture at McDaniel Lounge
October 28, 2014, 7:30 pm
Graduate Open House at Hoover Library
October 30, 2014, 5:30 pm
Terror Trot & Block and Roll at Gill Center
November 1, 2014, 12:00 am
Spring Undergraduate Registration
November 3, 2014, 12:00 am
Fall Open House at WMC Alumni Hall
November 9, 2014, 11:00 am