News Archive - August 2016

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(08/30/16 Update: Donna Miller '96, '09 of Calvert County and Anne Highfield '97 of Cecil County have been named finalists for the 2016-2017 Maryland Teacher of the Year.)  Full Story

 

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Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. For a complete list of fall events on the Hill, see McLive. Full Story

 

Before heading to Woods Hole, Mass., and boarding the tall ship he would help sail to Ireland, Ian Kasaitis ’18 had never been farther from his Maryland home than New Jersey.   Full Story

 

Special achievement award-winners professors Debra Miller and Vasilis Pagonis
Debra Miller, professor of Education and coordinator of the Graduate Reading Program, and Vasilis Pagonis, professor of Physics, earned Special Achievement awards for bringing credit to the College through exceptional and substantial… Full Story

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 30, 2016 Full Story

 

The 2016 French Film Series, part of the FACE Tournées French Film Festival, features six films with English subtitles during the month of September beginning with “La Cour de Babel” on Sept. 6. All screenings begin at 4:30 p.m. in Decker… Full Story

 

McDaniel MathFest students Chung Truong, Samantha Smith, Blake Schildhauer and Josh Bussiere
After choosing to do original research in mathematics instead of spending a summer savoring surf and sun, a group of McDaniel Mathematics majors took their papers to MathFest and three of them returned with Outstanding Presentation awards. Full Story

 

Elizabeth Davis, director of international and off-campus programs
Elizabeth M. Davis has joined McDaniel College as the new director of international and off-campus programs.  Davis will work within the Center for Experience and Opportunity to oversee the college’s education abroad and off-campus study… Full Story

 

Two visiting faculty members have been promoted to full-time assistant professors. Francis Grice, assistant professor of Political Science and International Studies, and Chia-En “Paul” Lin, assistant professor of Computer Science, will begin… Full Story

 

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McDaniel College is among the top 30 liberal arts colleges in the nation, according to Washington Monthly, and at the top of Washington Monthly’s “Best Bang for the Buck" list for the fourth consecutive year.  Full Story

 

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Cars arriving for the class of 2020 move-in day!
The license plates peppering McDaniel College parking lots on move-in day Aug. 24 only hint at the diversity and distinction of its newest students, 451 first-year and transfer students. Full Story

 

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Two seniors at McDaniel were named Fulbright finalists for English Teaching Assistantships (ETA) and 2009 alumna Justine Koontz received a Fulbright to study music culture in Latvia. Full Story

 

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