News Archive - August 2017

Cover artwork from fall 2017 McLive.
The McDaniel community welcomes friends and family to the Hill to celebrate 150 years with art exhibitions, concerts, a Homecoming birthday party and spectacular holiday light show. The College’s events calendar is also packed with two… Full Story

 

The McDaniel's women's basketball team in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Once every four years, McDaniel’s women’s basketball team packs their bags and boards a flight across the Atlantic to compete on international courts and immerse for 10 days in cultures similar yet different from their own. Full Story

 

Photo of McDaniel graduate Tim Stewart signing a contract with a professional basketball team in Ireland
Tim Stewart ’16 signed on with a professional basketball team in Ireland and McDaniel women’s soccer opens the season ranked 16th in the United Soccer Coaches preseason top 25 poll. Full Story

 

McDaniel College students on campus
McDaniel College has been recently recognized by Princeton Review, University Business and Washington Monthly. Full Story

 

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Photo of McDaniel College new faculty members, left to right, Erin Watley, assistant professor of Communication and Cinema; Vanessa Flora-Nakoski, Writing Center director and lecturer in English; Dana Ferraris, associate professor of Chemistry; Ting Zhang
Four of the five new full-time professors at McDaniel have been promoted to their positions and one comes to the Hill after receiving a doctorate in Computer Science. Full Story

 

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

 

Courtesy of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Tibbals collection.
McDaniel College hosts “Visions of the Circus,” a major exhibition highlighting the cultural and historical significance of the circus during the early 20th century. Free and open to the public, the exhibition runs Aug. 24–Oct. 12 in… Full Story

 

New student moves in to McDaniel on Move-in day 2017.
McDaniel College welcomed 452 new first year students — the class of 2021 and one of the largest in its 150-year history — to the Hill during move-in day Aug. 23. Full Story

 

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Photo of Grace Hounsou, a senior at McDaniel College
McDaniel’s most recent Gilman Scholarship honoree, senior Grace Hounsou, arrived in the U.S. from her native Benin in West Africa only six short years ago at the age of 16. Since then, she’s graduated from high school while serving as sole… Full Story

 

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McDaniel students in Memorial Plaza
McDaniel College has been named among the “Best in the Northeast” by The Princeton Review in its "2018 Best Colleges: Region by Region" website feature.   Only 229 colleges in 11-states are identified as “regional bests” in the Northeast.   Full Story

 

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The innovative Teachers for Tomorrow (T4T) program at McDaniel College has been honored as a “Model of Excellence” by University Business magazine.   Full Story

 

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