News Archive - January 2015

Dr. Robert Chambers III, McDaniel’s seventh president.
McDaniel College will host a remembrance ceremony in honor of its seventh president, Robert Hunter Chambers III, who died Jan. 15 of complications from an intestinal ulcer at the age of 75. The ceremony will be held on campus at 3 p.m. Feb.… Full Story

 

McDaniel alumnus Christopher Scotton. Photo by Lee Kriel.
McDaniel alumnus Christopher Scotton ’83 will do a reading and book signing of his recently released and critically acclaimed first novel, “The Secret Wisdom of the Earth,” at 7 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Curious Iguana, 12 North Market St.,… Full Story

 

McDaniel College Office of Communications and Marketing masthead.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2015 Full Story

 

McDaniel Coach Becky Martin after reaching 500 career wins. Photo credit - Dave Munchstaff, Baltimore Sun Media Group.
Women’s basketball coach Becky Martin scores 500th career win Jan. 21 with McDaniel’s 53-38 victory over Gettysburg College. Full Story

 

McDaniel College Office of Communications and Marketing masthead.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2015 Full Story

 

Picture of Mona Becker taking the oath of office to join the Westminster City Council.
Mona Becker took the oath of office on Dec. 15, beginning her first foray into politics. Full Story

 

Cover of McLive Spring 2015.
The Winter/Spring 2015 edition of McLive is out — and available online here. Hill Happenings offers a digest of events coming up in the next three weeks. Full Story

 

Cameron Royster
McDaniel trailed by as many as eight points in the second half before rallying to top No. 10 Franklin & Marshall 59-58 Jan. 17 in Centennial Conference (CC) men's basketball action. Full Story

 

Movie poster from In Plain Sight
The documentary, “In Plain Sight,” about human sex trafficking and a panel discussion by representatives of organizations working to help victims will be 6:30–8:30 p.m. Jan. 29 in Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall of Science. Full Story

 

A photo of 2nd Lt. Ashley Meister, Sgt. Maj. Thomas Suraci and Chief Warrant Officer 3 Jack Olsh in Bagram, Afghanistan.
It was far from a typical gathering of McDaniel alumni and parents, but the photo of 2nd Lt. Ashley Meister, Sgt. Maj. Thomas Suraci and Chief Warrant Officer 3 Jack Olsh in Bagram, Afghanistan, was shared all over social media from the… Full Story

 

Bilal Ali in Quatar
Two McDaniel College juniors spent their holidays learning about new cultures after earning prestigious fellowships for study abroad. Full Story

 

McDaniel alum and actor Peter Kendall '08
TV viewers will be seeing a lot of actor Peter Mark Kendall ’08, who has recurring roles on three acclaimed series set to debut or return this month. Full Story

 

Elizabeth van den Berg
The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) recently bestowed its highest regional honor, the Gold Medallion, on Theatre professor Elizabeth van den Berg for her extraordinary contributions to teaching and producing theatre… Full Story

 

False Recollections by McDaniel professor Steve Pearson.
“Self-Reflection,” a solo exhibition from painter and McDaniel professor Steven Pearson opened Jan. 16 at School 33 Art Center, 1427 Light Street, Baltimore. Pearson’s work, showcased in the Members’ Gallery through March 21, explores life… Full Story

 

McDaniel alumnae Erica Wormley ’06 and Jennifer Beckwith ’09, professor and honoree Debora Johnson-Ross, BELG CEO Zephia Bryant and McDaniel diversity and multicultural affairs director Jennifer Marana at the AASLE experience.
Professor Debora Johnson-Ross was honored recently with the Dr. Carroll F. S. Hardy Legacy Award for her exceptional work preparing student leaders, mentoring students and colleagues alike and serving the McDaniel community. Full Story