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News Archive 11/22/11

Writing program benefits both McDaniel tutors and their students

When McDaniel Writing Center tutors teamed up to help 11 middle-school students from the Boys and Girls Club of Westminster (BGCW) polish their writing, both tutors and students learned important lessons. Full Story

 

Best-selling Romance authors and scholars meet with students

Taking full advantage of the international popular romance conference on campus Nov. 10-11, professors invited the presenters – scholars and best-selling authors – to class to lead a workshop in romance writing and to talk about becoming… Full Story

 

Honors Program alumni and students celebrate 25 years

Honors alumni and current students gathered in Klitzberg Pavilion Nov. 12 to celebrate the Honors Program’s 25th anniversary. Before joining other tailgaters for the match with Johns Hopkins, they swapped updates on happenings, degrees and… Full Story

 

McDaniel alumni value their degrees according to national study

A national study released Nov. 16, finds that graduates of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges, including McDaniel, feel better prepared when it comes to getting their first job out of college, gaining admission to graduate school, or… Full Story

 

Librarian presents 38 books for holiday gifts

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Give a book, says Jane Sharpe, McDaniel Associate Librarian Emerita, during her much anticipated annual Books Sandwiched In presentation of suggested books for holiday gift giving. Full Story

 

Students rate McDaniel’s Thanksgiving feast second only to Mom’s

To all those who will rise before dawn on Thanksgiving morn to begin preparations for the annual family feast, know that McDaniel students are still most thankful for your roast turkey, gravy, candied sweet potatoes and the obligatory… Full Story

 

Hill Happenings

- Thanksgiving Recess Nov. 23 – 27.- Student Solo Recital 7 p.m. Nov. 28 in Baker Memorial Chapel. Full Story

 

Sports Wrap

Paige Messersmith, a junior on the McDaniel field hockey team, was named to the All-Centennial Conference first team and the 2011 Lonstretch/NFHCA Division III All-South region second team.The midfielder from Phoenix, Md., started all 18… Full Story

 

Hunker down with The Hill magazine

The autumn issue of The Hill is stuffed with stories to inspire, engage and entertain you this holiday season. Revel in PGA President Allen Wronowski's account of a golfer's dream job. Root for freshman Ashanti Edwards, who overcame… Full Story

 

Guests savor a taste of Asia

The 100 or so guests at Taste of Asia I Dessert sampled green-tea cream pie and egg tarts, crafted origami and good-luck bracelets – and enjoyed songs and traditional fashions from seven Asian nations. Full Story

 

National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week at McDaniel

With obesity reaching epidemic proportions in the United States, it might come as a surprise that the No. 1 health risk worldwide is hunger. According to the United Nations, 925 million people do not have enough to eat, and more people die… Full Story

 

College launches season with choir concert and tree lighting

McDaniel’s holiday choir concert, “The Long Road,” featuring works that involve journeys, followed by the college’s 55th annual tree lighting, will begin at 7 p.m. Dec. 4 in Baker Memorial Chapel. The concert and tree lighting are… Full Story

 

 
2014 Grandparents Conference
September 20, 2014, 8:30 am
January Term undergraduate registration
September 22, 2014, 12:00 am
Author Talk: Lisa Van Allen at Hoover Library
September 22, 2014, 7:00 pm
Families Weekend
September 26, 2014, 12:00 am
"Buried Child" at WMC Alumni Hall
October 1, 2014, 7:30 pm