News Archive - August 2013

Men's and women's soccer teams prepare to zipline down a volcano overlooking Lake Arenal in Costa Rica.
When the men’s and women’s soccer teams traveled to Costa Rica this summer, they experienced more than just a tropical vacation. Competing against local teams provided the student athletes with an unplanned community service opportunity… Full Story


Graduate student Sarah Morrissett '95, M.S. '00 and Congressman John Lewis are surrounded with Civil Rights Movement memorabilia in his D.C. office.
Research for a graduate class at McDaniel led Sarah Morrissett ’95, M.S. ’00 to a front-row seat as an invited guest of the White House at the Aug. 28 50th anniversary commemoration of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream”… Full Story


McDaniel ranks #13 — out of 70 liberal arts institutions – in Washington Monthly’s 2013 "Best-Bang-for-the-Buck" rankings, an exclusive list of colleges in America that do the best job of helping non-wealthy students attain marketable… Full Story


The morning of Aug. 21 brought with it a fleet of vehicles filled to the brim with members of the Class of 2017 and their belongings. Thus, this 463-member class, among one of the largest incoming classes in McDaniel history, began their… Full Story


Eight distinguished scholars join the 149-member McDaniel faculty, bringing with them a plethora of scholarly interests that increase the opportunities for scholarship and research at the college. Full Story


Jake Rill
Sophomore Jake Rill mixed things up a little when he began his dream career as a sports journalist covering the Baltimore Orioles and high school and college teams even before he registered for his first class at McDaniel.   Full Story


The Harcum family helps move their daughter into her dorm room during Class of 2016 move-in day.
This fall on the Hill is an inviting menu of French films, concerts, plays, two SmartTalks, Homecoming, Sunday brunch, art exhibitions, sports – and of course McDaniel’s top-rated tailgating in the bowl at Gill Stadium. Full Story


McDaniel professors were honored with book, publications and creativity awards at the opening of the 2013-2014 academic year. Full Story


A solo exhibition at McDaniel College runs Aug. 27 through Sept. 20, showcasing mixed media paintings by Evan Boggess that are drawn from his childhood in the West Virginia mountains. “Pressure/Heat/Time: Paintings by Evan Boggess” will be… Full Story


Recognition of outstanding alumni for both professional, voluntary service and athletic achievements will now be wrapped into one high-impact awards banquet as one of the ambitious initiatives outlined by the Alumni Association… Full Story


Eric Dezenhall and Robert “Robin” Salomon III will join the McDaniel Board of Trustees as parent visitors at the fall meeting in October. Both are parents of current undergraduates enrolled at the college. Full Story


Nine faculty members have received tenure and promotions effective August 2013. Full Story


McDaniel College is named by The Princeton Review’s "Best in the Northeast" listing of 226 colleges and universities on its newest website feature. Full Story


Jasmine McCormick.
Psychology major Jasmine McCormick started her summer doing research in McDaniel’s neuroscience lab before heading to the West Coast for ROTC leadership training, where the cadet earned first-place honors in physical fitness. Full Story