News Archive - September 2009

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- stage: New Work by Rick Delaney, through  Oct. 16, Esther Prangley Rice Galley, Peterson Hall. Opening reception: 7-9 p.m. Sept. 22. Full Story


Several male faculty members recently slipped on their academic gowns – then donned hot pink pumps, red ballet slippers and polka-dotted slides. But make no mistake, these professors weren’t playing dress-up.They were among dozens who… Full Story


As senior Chris Molloy describes it, McDaniel College’s version of “The Rocky Horror Show” is like the cult-classic movie on steroids.“The show is not the movie, it’s better,” said Chris Molloy, a Theatre Arts major who plays the… Full Story


In decades of service, Pat and Arnold “Skip” Amass have logged countless hours and raised millions of dollars for the causes they have championed around Carroll County and across Maryland.The couple – both alumni of the Class of 1957… Full Story


McDaniel College alumnus and Maryland Senator Edward Kasemeyer said during his Sept. 18 campus visit that helping people solve problems is the greatest reward he receives as a long-serving politician. While on campus he addressed Political… Full Story


McDaniel College’s 5-year-old Environmental Policy and Science program is among the first recipients of funds from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation’s Development Grant program, which was publicly launched with an invitation-only… Full Story


Four distinguished alumni returned to campus Sept. 21 to share the stories of their successes and discuss the relevance of an education anchored in the liberal arts and sciences during a day-long event sponsored by the Delta of Maryland… Full Story


Romance fiction is the best-selling genre of popular literature, accounting for $1.4 billion in annual sales and outselling both religious/inspirational books and science fiction fantasy, according to the Business of Consumer Book… Full Story


For several years, Russ Morin ’10 had worked at the same bike shop on Solomon’s Island, helping cyclists sort through their many choices. It was a good way to keep busy and earn a few dollars.The Business Administration major never… Full Story


All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- Chamber Music on the Hill presents September Sonata with pianist David Kreider and violinist Nicholas Currie at 3 p.m. Sept. 13 in Decker Center Forum. Tickets are $15… Full Story




There’s nothing like an 11-day tour of some of the most spectacular sites in France, such as Normandy, Sacre-Coeur and the Champs d’Elysees, to further bond an already close team of athletes – especially when your coach is your tour… Full Story


Several students from McDaniel’s Art Department are making their marks on the national art scene by having their works accepted into juried exhibitions.Tyler Mullan ’10, a senior Studio Art and Biology double major, recently was accepted… Full Story


With its new name, the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs enters the school year with a recharged and expanded mission.In a recent interview, Acting Director Mahlía Joyce said her goals for the year include updating programs that… Full Story


Green Terror fans will find it easier than ever to stay connected to their favorite team via the new McDaniel athletics website,“We’re thrilled with it,” said McDaniel Athletics Director Jamie Smith. “The… Full Story


William C. “Robbie” Robinson remembers being admitted into Western Maryland College within 10 minutes after another student dropped out.  Four years later…“I got a diploma, a commission, and a wife, “ he quips.During the College's… Full Story


Harold Baines Jr. is back to full-time student status this semester after spending the summer in his dream job as a professional baseball player with the Bristol White Sox. Competing in almost 70 games with only three days off was fun but… Full Story


Alan Rabinowitz, world-renowned authority on conservation of endangered big cats and a 1974 alumnus of McDaniel College, returns to his alma mater Sept. 21 to be inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and to present the talk, “Saving the World's… Full Story