News Archive - May 2010

Just a week after Lookin’ at Lucky nosed passed a field of twelve to win this year’s Preakness, graduating seniors, 444-strong, at McDaniel College posted their silks to strut their academic achievements. Silken cords encircling their… Full Story

 

Emma Ardolino, a senior on the McDaniel field hockey and women’s lacrosse teams, won one of three MACDA postgraduate scholarships. She will pursue a doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware.Ardolino was a four-year… Full Story

 

- Area graduations and summer camps schedules can be obtained here.- The online Calendar of Events can be found here. Full Story

 

This excerpt from the College history, “Fearless and Bold” by James E. Lightner ’59, reveals some surprising similarities to the Commencement ceremony 2010. A nation at war, restricted travel (volcano dust clouds and gas prices may… Full Story

 

 

Relatives and friends of the Class of 2010 cheered as McDaniel College awarded 457 master’s degrees and 444 bachelor’s degrees May 22 at its 140th Commencement.Top academic honors went to Melissa Atkinson, this year’s Argonaut Award… Full Story

 

If one person’s trash is indeed another’s treasure, McDaniel students and Goodwill recipients hit the jackpot thanks to the Environmental Action Club.During the club’s weeklong inaugural Swap Yo Stuff event in Gill Gymnasium, students… Full Story

 

Just a week after Lookin’ at Lucky nosed passed a field of twelve to win this year’s Preakness, graduating seniors, 444-strong, at McDaniel College posted their silks to strut their academic achievements. Silken cords encircling their… Full Story

 

Seven McDaniel graduating seniors, along with five from Mount St. Mary’s University, were commissioned as Army officers at 8:30 a.m. May 22 before commencement. Two graduating seniors from Hood College were commissioned the day before… Full Story

 

Two graduating seniors were awarded the College’s top academic honors at McDaniel’s May 22 Commencement ceremony. Melissa Atkinson, with a 4.18 GPA, received the Argonaut Award, given to the senior with the highest grade-point average.… Full Story

 

Curious what the top five majors were for the Class of 2010? Here is a close-up view of McDaniel's newest alumni, by the numbers.Total number of degrees (bachelor’s and master’s): 901 Full Story

 

McDaniel College will award more than 400 bachelor’s and approximately 200 master’s degrees at the College’s 140th Commencement at 2 p.m. May 22 in Gill Center. Student awards include the Argonaut Award, which is presented annually to… Full Story

 

More than 440 alumni and guests from 21 states and Greece returned to the Hill April 30 - May 2 to celebrate class anniversaries, attend classes with current students, tour new campus facilities and learn firsthand about College initiatives… Full Story

 

Professor of Religious Studies Greg Alles was part of a team that authored “After the Naming Explosion:  Joachim Wach’s Unfinished Project” in Hermeneutics, Politics, and the History of Religions: The Contested Legacies of Joachim… Full Story

 

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- Smörgåsbord, the second of two Senior Capstone Student Exhibitions, through May 14 in Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall. The show will feature work from seniors Kimberly… Full Story

 

While McDaniel seniors tailor their capstone projects to their specific fields and interests, this culminating educational experience invariably serves as a bridge to career and graduate or professional school.“The Senior Capstone is the… Full Story

 

Poet-in-residence and English Professor Kathy Mangan was named the inaugural recipient of the newly created Joan Develin Coley Chair in Creative Expression and the Arts at Honors Convocation held May 2. More than $1.6 million was pledged by… Full Story

 

Associate Professor of English Robert M. Kachur received the Ira G. Zepp Distinguished Teaching Award for inspired classroom work and dedication to students May 2 at McDaniel College’s Honors Convocation. The award provides a $5,000… Full Story

 

Distinguished class of 1975 genome researchers, 49 graduating seniors and, for the first time, four juniors were inducted May 2 into McDaniel’s Delta of Maryland Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa as the chapter celebrated its 30th anniversary.The… Full Story

 

Members of the Class of 2010 were honored May 2 with academic, activity, and leadership awards at the annual Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation. Senior Class President Mario Valone, a Biology major from Toledo, Ohio, was robed with… Full Story