News Archive - August 2012

Four McDaniel student-athletes were named Aug. 23 by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) to its 2012 Academic Honor Roll
Four McDaniel student-athletes were named Aug. 23 by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) to its 2012 Academic Honor Roll just two days after the Green Terror was recognized as one of 61 Division III teams to… Full Story

 

McDaniel College and the Friends of Carroll County Public Library will host their second annual “A Day for Book Lovers” including bestselling author Adriana Trigiani (pictured)
McDaniel College and the Friends of Carroll County Public Library will host their second annual “A Day for Book Lovers” 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 24 in Decker Center Forum. Speakers include bestselling author Adriana Trigiani, Virginia… Full Story

 

McDaniel College will hold its annual French film series during the month of September, showing five films with post-screening discussions by Cinema, Sociology and Political Science faculty.  Full Story

 

A family enjoys the festivities together during Family Weekend at McDaniel College
Families of McDaniel students will gather on the Hill Sept. 21-23 to hear from an FBI espionage expert, talk with Political Science professors about the upcoming presidential election and learn about the college’s new Center for Experience… Full Story

 

McDaniel College Chemistry professor Rick Smith, pictured conducting genealogy research in an African American cemetery.
Chemistry professor Rick Smith, pictured conducting genealogy research in an African American cemetery, is among faculty recognized for their numerous scholarly pursuits, often in collaboration with students, earning them recognition in… Full Story

 

McDaniel is among a select group of 40 higher education institutions across the nation recognized in the newly released edition of the essential guidebook, “Colleges That Change Lives.” Full Story

 

- Art on View: “Indulgence,” new paintings by Nicole McCormick Santiago Aug 28, Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall. Opening reception: 7-9 p.m. Aug 28 with artist talk at 7:30 p.m., exhibit runs through Sept. 21. Gallery hours: 410-857-2595. Full Story

 

The Harcum family helps move their daughter into her dorm room during Class of 2016 move-in day.
One of the largest incoming classes in McDaniel’s history, the 445 members of the Class of 2016 arrived on the Hill Aug. 22 for a five-day orientation to get to know campus, professors, the president and each other before classes began on… Full Story

 

About Dr. Richard M. Smith On being selected the coordinator of the new program: Full Story

 

McDaniel College's unique drive-in tailgating during football
Go Green Terror. Southern Living magazine rated McDaniel tailgating among the South’s best 20. Vote here today and every day through Oct. 1 to make us #1. Saturday votes count twice. Southern Living requires you to enter your e-mail… Full Story

 

McDaniel College alumnae and Olympic Pentathlete Suzanne Stettinius '11 swimming in the Harlow Pool.
Suzanne Stettinius ’11 placed 28th in a field of 36 competing in the Modern Pentathlon at the Summer Games in London. Full Story

 

McDaniel Green Terror football defensive coordinator Mike Daily named to AFL Hall of Fame.
The Arena Football League (AFL) recently named current McDaniel defensive coordinator Mike Dailey to the 2012 AFL Hall of Fame Class during halftime of the AVITAE ArenaBowl XXV. Full Story

 

McDaniel College launches new website optimized for mobile devices and social media.
McDaniel College has unveiled a new redesigned interactive website (http://www.mcdaniel.edu) to be primarily used by external audiences, including prospective students and alumni. Full Story

 

McDaniel College faculty member Apollo Mian has been promoted to full Professor of Physics.
Two distinguished scholars join the McDaniel faculty while two are promoted, one to associate professor with tenure and one to full professor. Full Story

 

McDaniel College student Kerri Morrison with Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley in Annapolis.
While senior Kerri Morrison (pictured above, second from the left) was test driving a career in environmental policy this summer, she mapped a new direction for her double major in Environmental Studies and Political Science. Full Story

 

McDaniel College alumnus Steven Carr ’84, a supervisory special agent with the FBI.
Fall on the Hill features events and activities showcasing the variety of scholarly and extracurricular pursuits at McDaniel College, from a talk with FBI espionage expert Steven Carr ’84 (pictured above) and dialogue on the upcoming… Full Story

 

McDaniel College Alumnus Tom Armbruster ’80 named U.S. Ambassador to the Marshall Islands
Alumnus Thomas Hart Armbruster of New York, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, is the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of the Marshall Islands.… Full Story

 

McDaniel College alumna Meredith Meyers stands in front of NOAA ship Okeanos.
Recent grad Meredith Meyers’ summer internship on NOAA’s research vessel Okeanos Explorer only confirmed the life’s direction she chose as a 5-year-old playing with Inky, a pygmy sperm whale being rehabilitated at the National Aquarium in… Full Story

 

McDaniel College Alumna Meredith Meyers on board the NOAA ship Okeanos mapping the ocean floor.
Recent grad Meredith Meyers’ summer internship on the research vessel Okeanos Explorer affirmed the life’s direction she chose as a 5-year-old playing with Inky, a pygmy sperm whale being rehabilitated at the National Aquarium in… Full Story

 

McDaniel College alumnae and Olympic Pentathlete Suzanne Stettinius '11 swimming in the Harlow Pool.
While the 24-year-old business administration major from Parkton, Md., competed in swimming, fencing, equestrian, running and shooting events for the U.S. Modern Pentathlon team, her McDaniel swim coach, Jeff Hiestand, was in London,… Full Story

 

The College Swimming Coaches Association of America recently released its Team Scholar All-American list for the Spring 2012 semester and McDaniel was among the Division III teams recognized. Full Story

 

Richard M. Smith, alumnus and assistant professor of Sociology, has been named coordinator of the new graduate program in public administration at McDaniel College. Full Story

 

Cheer along with McDaniel head swim coach Jeff Hiestand as he travels to the 2012 Olympics with modern pentathlete and McDaniel alumna Suzanne Stettinius and blogs about the experience from a coaches’ point of view. Full Story

 

Sara Raley’s commitment to teaching earned support from SAGE Publications for the Sociology professor to attend a workshop on new teaching techniques at the American Sociological Association (ASA) conference this summer in Denver. Full Story

 

First-grade teacher Amy Leckron explains the Barbie creature she designed to live on another planet during a STEM education course. Full Story