News Archive - May 2011

Paul Moyer has been named McDaniel College's Director of Athletics, announced by President Dr. Roger Casey on Wednesday.Moyer will assume his charge of the Green Terror's 24-sport department on July 11. Full Story

 

On the eve of their graduation from McDaniel College, the class of 2011 gathered in Baker Memorial Chapel for Baccalaureate to reflect on their experiences on the Hill and to hear this year’s faculty speaker, Christianna Nichols Leahy,… Full Story

 

On May 21 after Shackleford nosed passed a field of fourteen to win this year’s Preakness, graduating seniors, 417-strong, at McDaniel College posted their silks to strut their academic achievements. Silken cords encircling their proud… Full Story

 

Freshly minted graduates waited their turn to ring Old Main Bell signaling the completion of their degrees. Four years ago as freshmen, each walked through the same square and rang themselves into the McDaniel community. Full Story

 

Nine McDaniel graduating seniors were commissioned as Army officers at 9:30 a.m. May 21 before Commencement. The other eight members of the Green Terror Battalion from Mount St. Mary’s and Hood College were commissioned in ceremonies at… Full Story

 

The cheers of family and friends of the Class of 2011 echoed across McDaniel’s hilltop campus as 417 bachelor’s and 428 master’s candidates received their degrees May 21 during President Roger Casey’s first and the college’s 141st… Full Story

 

Curious what the top five majors were for the Class of 2011? How many states and countries are represented among the graduates? Here is a close-up view of McDaniel's newest alumni, by the numbers.Total number of degrees (bachelor’s and… Full Story

 

Rachel Louise Smith swept the academic awards at McDaniel’s May 21 Commencement ceremony. The Classical Studies major received the Argonaut Award for her 4.15 GPA, the highest grade-point average among her 2011 classmates, and the Edith… Full Story

 

Here’s a proud salute to our recent graduates who were awarded bachelor's and master's degrees on May 21. Read on for the insider’s view of the Class of 2011. Full Story

 

Students and a fraternity received awards at the May 5 Community Engagement luncheon, a program recognizing exemplary student service in the community.Juniors Megan Franey, Sara Krome and Megan Robinson, recipients of the Griswold-Zepp Award… Full Story

 

Sixteen McDaniel student-athletes were honored with College awards in a pair of ceremonies over the past month.Check out a full list of the recipients on the athletics Web site.Jennie Weiner, a senior on the women's golf team, won the… Full Story

 

Greg Alles, Philosophy and Religious Studies, had a letter to the editor published in the Gujarati magazine Adilok, which is devoted to adivasis or indigenous people. Alles also taught a five-week course on religions at the Lay School of… Full Story

 

McDaniel College’s 141st Commencement ceremony will be video streamed live online at www.mcdaniel.edu/watchcommencement/ from Gill Center beginning at 2 p.m. May 21. During the ceremony, the first at McDaniel for ninth president Roger… Full Story

 

Looking for fresh marketing ideas for his Go Ape treetop adventure course, alumnus Dan D’Agostino – who donned a gorilla suit and handed out bananas in D.C. Metro stations for the course’s 2010 opening – returned to his alma mater to… Full Story

 

Looking for fresh marketing ideas for his Go Ape treetop adventure course, alumnus Dan D’Agostino – who donned a gorilla suit and handed out bananas in D.C. Metro stations for the course’s 2010 opening – returned to his alma mater to… Full Story

 

Junior Greg Bowman scored an all-time low of 301 for a Centennial golfer at NCAA championships and finished tied for 36th individually among 81 Div. III golfers who made the cut from the original 205 competing May 8-13 in Greensboro, N.C.The… Full Story

 

Inmates at Carroll County Detention Center will have 248 books to choose from to read on video to their children thanks to the book drive organized by McDaniel Social Work students.Students handed off the books – which included such… Full Story

 

Junior Greg Bowman scored an all-time low of 301 for a Centennial golfer at NCAA championships and finished tied for 36th individually among 81 Div. III golfers who made the cut from the original 205 competing May 8-13 in Greensboro, N.C.The… Full Story

 

Inmates at Carroll County Detention Center will have 248 books to choose from to read on video to their children thanks to the book drive organized by McDaniel Social Work students.Students handed off the books – which included such… Full Story

 

Over the last three weeks, McDaniel College has held a pair of awards ceremonies and 16 Green Terror student-athletes were among the honorees.On Apr. 17, the College recognized 27 undergraduate students at the annual Spring Awards Ceremony. Full Story

 

Junior Greg Bowman finished tied for fourth overall May 1 to lead McDaniel to the 2011 Centennial Conference (CC) men's golf championship, and junior Jake Nichols won the decathlon in the men’s outdoor track and field championships April… Full Story

 

Associate Professor of Psychology Stephanie D. Madsen received the Ira G. Zepp Distinguished Teaching Award for inspired classroom work and dedication to students May 1 at McDaniel College’s Honors Convocation. The award provides a $5,000… Full Story

 

McDaniel College will award about 360 bachelor’s and 215 master’s degrees at the its 141st Commencement at 2 p.m. May 21 in Gill Center. The ceremony is the first McDaniel Commencement for ninth president Roger Casey.Student awards… Full Story

 

The crisp darkness of the night sparks as students light candles around the track for friends and family members who have been diagnosed with cancer. The bleachers shine with a series of candles forming the letters H.O.P.E.The fight never… Full Story

 

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.- Student Solo Recital 7 p.m. May 3 in McDaniel Lounge Full Story

 

At McDaniel, Earth Day is a week full of activities that highlight ways to tread lightly on the environment.Eight McDaniel environmentalists were among some 10,000 mostly young people who convened April 15-18 at Power Shift 2011 in the… Full Story

 

The inspiration for Fonati Quinn’s academic major came from the most unlikely of sources – a beauty pageant.Quinn’s mother happened to own this particular pageant and recruited Fonati and his brother to help. While there, he was… Full Story

 

President Roger Casey addressed the newly inducted members, 37 graduating seniors and four juniors, of McDaniel's Delta of Maryland Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, on May 1 as the chapter marked its 31st anniversary.For the second year, the… Full Story

 

More than 430 alumni and guests from 24 states returned to the Hill April 29-May 1 to celebrate class anniversaries, tour new campus facilities and learn firsthand by attending Friday classes with undergraduates.Alumni from the Class of 1961… Full Story

 

Members of the Class of 2011 were honored May 1 with academic, activity, and leadership awards at the annual Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation. Senior Class Member Brock Glotfelty, an Exercise Science & Physical Education major from… Full Story

 

IT’S OFFICIAL!Michelle Meredith Shearer M.S. ’96 knows that chemistry is everywhere, and believes that chemistry is for everybody. It is a philosophy that not only empowers her teaching – whether at the Maryland School for the Deaf or… Full Story

 

IT’S OFFICIAL!Michelle Meredith Shearer M.S. ’96 knows that chemistry is everywhere, and believes that chemistry is for everybody. It is a philosophy that not only empowers her teaching – whether at the Maryland School for the Deaf or… Full Story