News Archive - April 2010

A select group of 250 rising high school seniors from Washington, D.C., will enroll in a four-week academic enrichment program at McDaniel in partnership with the District of Columbia College Success Foundation (DC CSF).  The program has a… Full Story

 

Thomas E. Woods, Jr., senior fellow at the libertarian Ludwig von Mises Institute and bestselling author of nine books including most recently, “Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and… Full Story

 

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- “Strokes of Genius,” the first of two Senior Capstone Student Exhibitions, through 30. An opening reception will be held 7-9 p.m. April 20 in Rice Gallery in… Full Story

 

A freshman Exercise Science major took first place among nearly 60 responses to McDaniel’s Center for the Study of Aging challenge to capture the essence of older adults in just six words, and a graduate student was awarded the Center’s… Full Story

 

Members of the Green Terra Committee and students from the Environmental Action Club (EAC) will join President Joan Develin Coley to accept an award presented by the Carroll County Environmental Advisory Council April 29 for the College’s… Full Story

 

Finely tuned research skills and outstanding academic record earned Brittany Kemp a place among the 45 undergraduates honored April 25 with academic or leadership awards and inductions into honor societies at the Spring Undergraduate… Full Story

 

Just mention the name LeRoy Lad Panek around the Hill and the praises pour forth in admiration for the seemingly indefatigable English professor who has served as teacher, administrator, morale booster and all-around campus cheerleader.“He… Full Story

 

Among the 19 Biology majors presenting capstone research at the recent poster session, two students collaborated with and contributed to a national research initiative in genomics.Seniors Julie Bryant and Jessica Penn, in separate capstone… Full Story

 

See old friends and meet new ones at the 2010 Class Reunion Weekend April 30-May 2. All graduates are welcome to attend, but class years ending in a “5” or “0” represent major reunions for class members. And, class of 2009 celebrates… Full Story

 

McDaniel sophomore Katherine Restrepo gives her account of the day she spent as “buddy” to one young athlete at the recent 21st Tournament of Champions at McDaniel College.As the Baker Memorial Chapel clock tower chimed eight times,… Full Story

 

Nearly 130 scholarship donors and guests gathered April 18 for the annual luncheon where students personally thanked their benefactors. Since last year, 13 new scholarships have been established.“Our mission to keep McDaniel accessible and… Full Story

 

 

 

Wendy Ruderman ’91 held aloft a red, white and black Acex children’s sneaker, size 3 ½, filled it with champagne and sipped a toast to herself as cheering colleagues in the newsroom of the Philadelphia Daily News applauded the news that… Full Story

 

College alumnus, professor emeritus and historian James E. Lightner was elected to the McDaniel College Board of Trustees at its business meeting held on the Westminster campus April 17. Like the College’s namesake William Roberts… Full Story

 

McDaniel faculty who gathered April 16 for the annual campus dinner hosted by College trustees received an unexpected surprise when a new endowed chair was announced by Board Chair Martin K.P. Hill in honor of President Joan Develin Coley… Full Story

 

Visionary leader in career development training and education JoAnn Harris-Bowlsbey has established The L. Stanley Bowlsbey Chair in Education and Graduate and Professional Studies, named in memorial tribute to her husband of 33 years, and… Full Story

 

Wendy Ruderman ’91 held aloft a red, white and black Acex children’s sneaker, size 3 ½, filled it with champagne and sipped a toast to herself as cheering colleagues in the newsroom of the Philadelphia Daily News applauded the news that… Full Story

 

Mohamed Esa, German professor and McDaniel Distinguished Teacher in 2007, was honored recently by the Carroll County Human Relations Commission with its top award recognizing area advocates for human rights and understanding.The Israeli-born… Full Story

 

Headed into Week 9 of the 10-week competition McDaniel was ranked fourth among 12 participating Maryland colleges and universities and first in the Centennial athletic conference in the Competitive division. As of April 5, members of the… Full Story

 

McDaniel Writing Center tutor Rebecca Tilyou, a junior Psychology major, says the best part of helping students at a Baltimore-area school establish their own writing center is that she feels like she is passing along valuable tools, insight… Full Story

 

Peter Bradley, assistant professor of Philosophy, has won a prestigious “Enduring Questions” grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.The “Enduring Questions” grant program supports professors’ efforts to develop… Full Story

 

More than 100 alumni and students gathered for a networking event sponsored by Alumni Relations and Career Services to exchange contact information and share tips on making the post-graduate transition in a tough economy.Alumni representing… Full Story

 

Maria Mouratidis, a neuropsychologist and national expert on traumatic brain injury, will present the annual Ridington Lecture, “Invisible Wounds of War,” at 7:30 p.m. April 19 in Decker College Forum.The lecture is free and open to the… Full Story

 

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- Annual Kathryn E. Wentz Juried Undergraduate Exhibition through April 16 in Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall. Information and gallery hours: Call 410-857-2595 or visit Full Story

 

Student and faculty jazz fans recently gathered in Levine Hall for a Jazz Clinic with Grammy-nominated guitarist Mike Stern, whose robust music career started in 1976 and has included performances alongside jazz innovators such as Miles… Full Story

 

Student and faculty jazz fans recently gathered in Levine Hall for a Jazz Clinic with Grammy-nominated guitarist Mike Stern, whose robust music career started in 1976 and has included performances alongside jazz innovators such as Miles… Full Story