News Archive - August 2009


A memorial service celebrating Ira Zepp’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 29 on campus at Big Baker Chapel with the Rev. Carroll Yingling officiating.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service at McDaniel… Full Story


With an eye toward maintaining McDaniel College as a place where students live and learn, workers have been busy with several renovation and construction projects during the past several months.The most recently completed project on campus… Full Story


Joining the ranks of McDaniel professors dedicated to teaching tomorrow’s leaders, the college’s newest faculty members include a psychologist whose expertise centers on false and prospective memories, an expert on Hispanic and Latin… Full Story


In Room G-7 at Academic Hall, the discussion about “Outliers,” Malcolm Gladwell's “story of success,” prompted cries of foul as the consensus was that the book, in offering examples that focused on professional accomplishments, too… Full Story


Five of Maryland's 24 teachers of the year are master's-degree graduates of McDaniel College, and two earned both undergraduate and graduate degrees from the college.Among the Teachers of the Year, recognized for excellence in teaching and… Full Story


McDaniel President Joan Develin Coley challenged the Class of 2013 to seize every opportunity before welcoming each of the 480 freshmen as they participated in the long-standing McDaniel tradition of ringing the bell that once was atop Old… Full Story


Eleven faculty received awards at the opening faculty meeting Aug. 18 for scholarly and creative works, and Professors Christianna Nichols Leahy, Pamela L. Regis and Senior Lecturer Steven “Bo” Eckard were honored with 25-year service… Full Story


McDaniel College’s Board of Trustees has begun a national search for its ninth president. The next president will succeed President Joan Develin Coley, who announced her retirement last spring and will complete a decade of exemplary… Full Story


Nearly 20 years have passed since Professor Ira Zepp encouraged Lori Michau ’92 and her classmates in a social justice course to take risks, to venture beyond what was politically correct or even personally comfortable – to work to… Full Story


After months of constant texting, hours chatting via Skype, and seemingly ceaseless cell phone conversations, freshmen roommates Sophie Diven and Kelsey Warthen were glad they’d taken the time to get to know each other before arriving at… Full Story