News Archive - March 2012

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This issue features lots of action. See what it takes to become a veterinary surgeon. Get a glimpse behind the scenes of the massively multiplayer online game World of Warcraft. Learn about the man who helped the College score a brand-new… Full Story

 

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The music of New Orleans, a poverty simulation and various inspirational films focus on the issues during  “Diversity Week: Reflections on Diversity Through a Lens of Intersectionalities and Resilience” April 2-6, sponsored by… Full Story

 

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ROTC cadets from the Green Terror Battalion gathered recently for their annual Dining Out formal at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Md. The battalion is comprised of 93 cadets – 36 from McDaniel, 38 from Mount St. Mary’s and 19 from… Full Story

 

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McDaniel College inducted four juniors and 32 graduating seniors March 25 into McDaniel's Delta of Maryland Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. President Roger Casey, who holds a membership in the prestigious national honor society from Furman… Full Story

 

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Senior Jessica Fry of St. Marys, Ga., was awarded the top prize at this year’s Phi Alpha Theta Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference. Fry was one of 11 McDaniel seniors who delayed their spring break to attend the conference held at Towson… Full Story

 

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After two trips to McDowell County, W.Va., to sample stream water for his Environmental Studies capstone, senior Matt Gill knew without a doubt that he needed to find a way to help give back to the community there.The means for Gill to help… Full Story

 

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Ron Shriver is a busy man – a senior Exercise Science major, temporarily a single dad of two, captain of McDaniel’s track teams, and an active researcher of barefoot running.The former Marine sets his alarm for 3 a.m. to study and train… Full Story

 

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McDaniel professor Francis “Skip” Fennell is among a distinguished group of educators from across the nation tapped by the Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (CAEP) to develop new standards of teacher education.Fennell… Full Story

 

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Justine Koontz, McDaniel Music alumna ’09, conducted the premiere of her new choral work, “Sinner Man,” at the recent annual African-American Celebration Concert at the Colonial Baptists Church in Randallstown.Commissioned by the… Full Story

 

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Senior Greg Bowman of Catonsville, Md., opened his spring season where he left off the fall – winning a tournament to lead McDaniel to a second-place showing March 14 at the Myrtle Beach Shootout at Barefoot Golf Resort in men's golf… Full Story

 

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In honor of Women’s History Month, McDaniel College hosts a “Women in Leadership” panel discussion highlighting five alumnae working in leadership roles in the Baltimore area at 6:30 p.m. March 22 in McDaniel Lounge.Free and open to… Full Story

 

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- Art on View: Student Honors Exhibition March 20 in Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. March 20, through March 30. Gallery hours: 410-857-2595.- Honors Program lecture: “Great Works: Transcending Academic Tariff… Full Story

 

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An exhibition, amuse-bouche, of the artwork of four senior honors students runs through March 30 in Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall, and features a variety of work, including drawings, photography, printmaking and mixed media. The opening… Full Story

 

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Senior Lecturer of English Emerita Nancy Palmer returns to the Hill to give the 25th anniversary Honors Program lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 20 and celebrate inaugural College Scholar Alumni awardee Dennis Lucey ’01.The lecture, “Great… Full Story

 

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Although freshman Caitlyn McSorley is proud to be among the top five Compassionate Marylanders announced March 12 by Gov. Martin O’Malley, the best part is reaching her goal in entering the awards of earning support for Chesapeake… Full Story

 

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McDaniel College announces that Jessica Cortese has been named the new head volleyball coach. She will assume her duties at the college on April 6.Jessica Cortese comes to McDaniel after having spent the last two seasons as the head… Full Story

 

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McDaniel College announces that Sandra Lagana has been named the new head women’s soccer coach. She will assume her duties at the college on March 19.A native of Sykesville, Md., she was most recently the head women’s soccer coach and… Full Story

 

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A love of reading and an elementary school’s emphasis on improving literacy inspired three McDaniel student teachers to design Reading Night for Sandymount Elementary students and their families. Full Story

 

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After his graduation in May, Tom Nelson takes another step toward his goal of joining the U.S. Foreign Service when he heads to the Middle East or North Africa to study Arabic on a prestigious State Department Critical Language… Full Story

 

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For her capstone research project, senior Rachel Walega combined her academic interests with her “second family” here at McDaniel College – the swim team.Walega, an Exercise Science and Physical Education major from Ambler, Pa., built… Full Story

 

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Last fall senior Christian Hall became the first McDaniel student to spend a semester at Africa University in Zimbabwe. McDaniel developed a strategic partnership with the school in September of 2010, which includes exchanges between… Full Story

 

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McDaniel College is a diverse student-centered community committed to excellence in the liberal arts & sciences and professional studies. With careful mentoring and attention to the individual, McDaniel changes lives. We challenge students… Full Story

 

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- Illustrated lecture: “A View from Russia, by Rail,” journalist David Greene and photo-journalist David Gilkey 7 p.m. March 6 at Carroll Arts Center: 91 W. Main Street, Westminster. Full Story

 

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Steve Pearson, associate professor of Art, has been selected as a semifinalist for the seventh annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize produced by The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts.A faculty member since 2004, Pearson has… Full Story

 

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McDaniel wrestling coach and 2003 alumnus Davey Blake was recently inducted into the Maryland State Wrestling Hall of Fame.Blake, who just completed his fifth season as the head coach of the Green Terror and ninth total on staff, was a… Full Story

 

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McDaniel College announces that Michael Hoyt has been named the new head football coach. He is the 24th head coach in the 117-year tradition of Green Terror football and will assume his duties at the college on March 19.“After a nationwide… Full Story

 

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A group of students from Social Work professor James Kunz’s social welfare policy class joined 200 other students from around the state Feb. 23 for “Social Work Student Advocacy Day" in Annapolis. Students who participated are sophomores… Full Story

 

 
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