Undergraduate
Graduate
Alumni
Information
Search
Archives

A ‘venti’ welcome for campus coffeehouse

October 24, 2011

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 with extended hours located right inside Hoover Library where students, faculty and staff could relax and refuel.

Casey and his wife, Robyn Allers, supported the project with a personal gift and, just six months after the speech, a new café is serving up Starbucks macchiatos, frothy chais, luscious pastries and more at Caseys’ Corner, named in honor of first-parents Ruskin and Barbara Casey. Open from 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and 4-11 p.m. Sunday, the café is staffed almost entirely by McDaniel students.

"We’ve been anticipating this for a very long while," said Allison Spencer ’13, who showed up for a pumpkin spice latte 15 minutes after the doors opened for the first time Oct. 13. English professors Kathy Mangan and Suzanne Nida weren’t far behind. "This has been my dream," said Mangan. Agrees Seibert, "I can’t wait to get over here to settle in and grade papers."

 
Books Sandwiched In at McDaniel Lounge
November 20, 2014, 12:00 am
AAUP Meeting at Hill Hall
November 20, 2014, 11:30 am
3v3 Bball tournament at Gill Stadium
November 23, 2014, 12:00 am
Thanksgiving Recess begins
November 25, 2014, 10:00 pm
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
November 26, 2014, 8:30 pm
Thanksgiving - College Closed
November 27, 2014, 12:00 am
Spring graduate registration begins
December 1, 2014, 12:00 am
Classes resume
December 1, 2014, 8:00 am
Jazz Night at Decker College Center
December 4, 2014, 8:00 pm
Undergraduate classes end
December 5, 2014, 12:00 am
College Band Concert at WMC Alumni Hall
December 5, 2014, 7:00 pm