News Archive 12/07/10

Celebrating Africa

Nearly 200 members of the McDaniel community joined the Friends of Africa Nov. 29 to celebrate the 50 years of independence of 27 African nations by immersing in the culture, heritage and future of the continent.From a silent auction of… Full Story


The Green Terrace revealed

It’s The Green Terrace! Amidst cheers from the audience Dec. 1, President Roger Casey revealed the new name for the cafe in the Klitzberg Pavillion.The four winners who submitted the new name are Beau Horning, Mary Dietz, Chip Junkin and… Full Story


MSDE approves McDaniel’s “first-in-state” math leadership certificate program

The Maryland State Department of Education has approved McDaniel College’s Mathematics Instructional Leader (Pre-K–6) certificate program – the first of its kind in the state.“We appreciate your efforts to address the needs of… Full Story



Senior heavyweight wrestler Brock Glotfelty notched the 100th win of his career Dec. 3 to become just the second wrestler in program history to reach triple digits in the win column. With a 104-20 career mark, Glotfelty now needs just eight… Full Story


Alumni in the news

McDaniel College Trustee Ralph Frith ’84 was recently honored by the Western Maryland Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (WMAFP) for his volunteer fund-raising work for organizations in his community, including his… Full Story


Holiday Tree Evergreen

Wind gusts of 30 mph forced this year’s students to huddle like penguins for the annual campus tree lighting held Dec. 5 following the seasonal College Choir concert in Baker Memorial.Hannah Elovich ’11, Student Alumni Council President Full Story


Hill Happenings

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- The Westminster Symphony Orchestra 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at Scott Center at Carroll Community College. Tickets: $5; students admitted for free. Information: 410-386-8000. Full Story


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School Library Media faculty, students teach ways to collaborate with teachers

Faculty and students from McDaniel College’s School Library Media program recently presented various ways in which school librarians can collaborate with teachers to create new and exciting learning opportunities for children.“Convince… Full Story


Junior awarded Gilman scholarship to study at McDaniel’s Budapest campus

McDaniel College junior Rhaelynn Givens of Mt. Vernon, Wash., has been awarded a Gilman International Scholarship to study in the spring at the College’s campus in Budapest, Hungary.“Other than the Honors Program that I was accepted… Full Story


Merritt Fitness Center and Klitzberg receive national accolades

McDaniel College's Leroy Merritt Fitness Center and Klitzberg Pavilion has been accepted for publication in American School and University magazine's Architectural Portfolio.The recreation and fitness center was completed in 2009 and… Full Story


Gift from environmental company honors past president and retired trustee

McDaniel College has been awarded a $50,000 gift from World Resources Company in honor of President Emerita Joan Develin Coley and Trustee Emeritus M. Lee Rice ’48, Sc.D. ’83 (hon.).Coley retired in June 2010 after a decade as president… Full Story