News Archive 10/25/11

First Gill/McDaniel College Finance Case Competition

Beer, specifically fictional Mountain Man Brewing Company, was the topic of the day for students participating in the first Gill/McDaniel College Finance Case Competition on Oct. 19 in Decker Center Forum.Six student teams made up of… Full Story


Hill Happenings

- Homecoming 2011 Oct. 28-29, re-connect with college friends, Alumnus of the Year Richard “Dick” Morgan ’69 and other alumni awards, Sports Hall of Fame, parade, tailgating, football versus Juniata at 1 p.m. Oct. 29.- More Than… Full Story


Award-winning professor publishes 10th book on detective fiction

Professor of English Emeritus LeRoy Panek’s most recent book on detective fiction will debut on Nov. 8 from McFarland & Company Publishers. Titled “Before Sherlock Holmes: How Magazines and Newspapers Invented the Detective Story,”… Full Story


SmartTALK returns to the stage with conservation leader

President Dr. Roger Casey leads a conversation with environmental champion and former state Senator Gerald W. Winegrad at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 when the McDaniel College SmartTALK series returns to the WMC Alumni stage. The event is free and open… Full Story


Campus activities highlight alcohol awareness

McDaniel students have enjoyed cookies home-baked by staff, walked among luminaries memorializing Maryland lives lost to alcohol and listened to speakers impacted by alcohol – all in observance of Alcohol Awareness Month.Coordinated by the… Full Story


Students explore realities of coffee, tea and chocolate in Africa

It was no doubt the first time many of the students in Debbi Johnson-Ross’ "Coffee, Tea and Chocolate" class ever bit into a candy bar and thought about where the cocoa beans originated. Full Story


Sports Wrap

Sophomore Joe Rollins of  Temple Hills, Md., carried the ball 26 times for 150 yards to give him 1,039 on 174 carries this football season versus Dickinson on Oct. 21 during the Green Terror’s (1-6, 1-5 CC) first night game since 1992.… Full Story


U. of Aberdeen Religious Studies professor to discuss myth

Robert Segal, professor and chair of Religious Studies at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, will discuss myth in his presentation “Does the myth of Gaia bring myth back to the world?” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 in McDaniel Lounge.The… Full Story


Alumni cartoon memorabilia on exhibit in Hoover

Visitors to "Kings of the Pages: Comic Strips & Culture 1895 – 1950" may want to make a stop at the rotunda in Hoover Library to see an exhibit of alumni cartoon memorabilia and sketches, including an autographed sketch of Frederick… Full Story


No light saber but HBO role suits alumnus just fine

Dan Franko has known he wanted to be an actor ever since he saw Star Wars when he was 5 years old – even though it was his second choice of career. Full Story


A ‘venti’ welcome for campus coffeehouse

In his inaugural address, President Roger Casey articulated a grand vision for the future of the college as a global leader of liberal arts education. He also set his sights on an immediate "venti" campus improvement: a cozy coffeehouse… Full Story


McDaniel College is named a ‘best value’ private college by Kiplinger’s personal finance

McDaniel College is among the top liberal arts colleges named a “Best Value” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, and the only Maryland liberal arts college to make the list. The rankings are available online, and will be published in the… Full Story


Rembert House Dedicated

The newly renovated property at 205 Pennsylvania Avenue, formerly the Buell House, was renamed Rembert House in celebration of Don ’61 and Judy Ellis Rembert ’60 and their generosity and tireless efforts to honor the college’s history… Full Story


Six added to Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame

About 200 guests rallied in Gill Gymnasium Oct. 28 for the annual Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremony. This year six alumni-athletes were honored and presented etched-crystal awards by SHF chair and alumnus Bill… Full Story


Snowcoming on the Hill

Alumni, friends and fans braved an early snow Oct. 29 to cheer on the Green Terror in its Homecoming 23-19 victory over Juniata. Kickoff moved up to noon as snow accumulated to over three inches.The Homecoming court with President Roger… Full Story


Student-staged haunted house raises donations for local food bank

Nearly 600 students and visitors toured the Green Terror Haunted House over Halloween weekend – many screaming in fear but all bringing a donation that resulted in nearly 400 pounds of food and $200 for Carroll County Food Sunday.The… Full Story


Premier caricaturist KAL to speak Nov. 8

Internationally renowned editorial cartoonist for The Economist Kevin Kallaugher will visit campus and speak at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in McDaniel Lounge in conjunction with “Kings of the Pages: Comic Strips & Culture 1895 – 1950.” Full Story