News Archive - October 2011

Alumni, friends and fans braved an early snow Oct. 29 to cheer on the Green Terror in its Homecoming 23-19 victory over Juniata. Kickoff moved up to noon as snow accumulated to over three inches.The Homecoming court with President Roger… Full Story


About 200 guests rallied in Gill Gymnasium Oct. 28 for the annual Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremony. This year six alumni-athletes were honored and presented etched-crystal awards by SHF chair and alumnus Bill… Full Story


The newly renovated property at 205 Pennsylvania Avenue, formerly the Buell House, was renamed Rembert House in celebration of Don ’61 and Judy Ellis Rembert ’60 and their generosity and tireless efforts to honor the college’s history… Full Story


McDaniel College is among the top liberal arts colleges named a “Best Value” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, and the only Maryland liberal arts college to make the list. The rankings are available online, and will be published in the… Full Story


McDaniel College is among the top liberal arts colleges named a “Best Value” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, and the only Maryland liberal arts college to make the list. The rankings are available online, and will be published in the… Full Story


In his inaugural address, President Roger Casey articulated a grand vision for the future of the college as a global leader of liberal arts education. He also set his sights on an immediate "venti" campus improvement: a cozy coffeehouse… Full Story


Dan Franko has known he wanted to be an actor ever since he saw Star Wars when he was 5 years old – even though it was his second choice of career. Full Story


Visitors to "Kings of the Pages: Comic Strips & Culture 1895 – 1950" may want to make a stop at the rotunda in Hoover Library to see an exhibit of alumni cartoon memorabilia and sketches, including an autographed sketch of Frederick… Full Story


Robert Segal, professor and chair of Religious Studies at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, will discuss myth in his presentation “Does the myth of Gaia bring myth back to the world?” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 in McDaniel Lounge.The… Full Story


Sophomore Joe Rollins of  Temple Hills, Md., carried the ball 26 times for 150 yards to give him 1,039 on 174 carries this football season versus Dickinson on Oct. 21 during the Green Terror’s (1-6, 1-5 CC) first night game since 1992.… Full Story


It was no doubt the first time many of the students in Debbi Johnson-Ross’ "Coffee, Tea and Chocolate" class ever bit into a candy bar and thought about where the cocoa beans originated. Full Story


McDaniel students have enjoyed cookies home-baked by staff, walked among luminaries memorializing Maryland lives lost to alcohol and listened to speakers impacted by alcohol – all in observance of Alcohol Awareness Month.Coordinated by the… Full Story


President Dr. Roger Casey leads a conversation with environmental champion and former state Senator Gerald W. Winegrad at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 when the McDaniel College SmartTALK series returns to the WMC Alumni stage. The event is free and open… Full Story


Professor of English Emeritus LeRoy Panek’s most recent book on detective fiction will debut on Nov. 8 from McFarland & Company Publishers. Titled “Before Sherlock Holmes: How Magazines and Newspapers Invented the Detective Story,”… Full Story


- Homecoming 2011 Oct. 28-29, re-connect with college friends, Alumnus of the Year Richard “Dick” Morgan ’69 and other alumni awards, Sports Hall of Fame, parade, tailgating, football versus Juniata at 1 p.m. Oct. 29.- More Than… Full Story


Beer, specifically fictional Mountain Man Brewing Company, was the topic of the day for students participating in the first Gill/McDaniel College Finance Case Competition on Oct. 19 in Decker Center Forum.Six student teams made up of… Full Story


All of America now knows what the McDaniel community has known for almost a century. Green Terror tailgating is among the best in the nation. The Weather Channel rated McDaniel #6 – ranking the college’s tradition on top with Division I… Full Story


McDaniel College is offering extended gallery hours on two select Sundays for visitors to enjoy brunch on the Hill and “Kings of the Pages: Comic Strips & Culture 1895 – 1950,” a major show exploring the serious side of newspaper comic… Full Story


The McDaniel College community is gearing up for Homecoming 2011, Oct. 28-29, when alumni and other fans will cheer on the Green Terror in its football game against Juniata, toast the alumni award winners and Sports Hall of Famers,… Full Story


Greg Alles, Philosophy and Religious Studies, received an alumni award from Valparaiso University, his undergraduate alma mater. He published “What (Kind of) Good is Religious Studies?” in Religion 41, no. 2 (June 2011) and gave a paper… Full Story


The Weather Channel named McDaniel College one of the top seven tailgating schools in the country – and the countdown-to-number-one show premieres at 9 p.m. Oct. 18 (if there’s no weather emergency) and airs many times after that. The… Full Story


Dale L. Schaeberle, retired superintendent of South Western School District in York County, Pa., is the 2011 recipient of McDaniel College’s Joseph R. Bailer Award.The prestigious award, named for one of the College’s most highly… Full Story


- More Than Words 7 p.m. Oct. 12 in Hill Hall, Room 108: Tod Lippy, editor of Esopus. Full Story


Senior Greg Bowman fired a two-day score of 145 Oct. 8-9 to notch his first collegiate invitational title and lead McDaniel to a team victory in a field of 14 teams at its own Mason-Dixon Collegiate Classic in men’s golf action at The… Full Story


The Delta of Maryland Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at McDaniel College presents “Understanding the Golem of Science and Technology: The Social Roots of Knowledge,” a lecture by Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Trevor Pinch, at 7:30 p.m. Oct.… Full Story


Two McDaniel first-year students are featured in the Washington Post article, “In college transition, life changes for siblings left behind,” published Oct. 3.Rachel Israel talks about keeping in touch with her 15-year-old brother at… Full Story


Nearly 500 parents, grandparents, siblings and friends from 18 U.S. states, the Bahamas and Ecuador returned to the Hill for Family Weekend to re-connect with the students they dropped off little more than a month ago. They sampled classes,… Full Story


More than 170 members of the Founders Society attending the dinner held in their honor Oct. 1 on campus at the newly renovated, award-winning Englar Dining Hall were first to hear the 9 p.m. Oct. 18 premiere of The Weather Channel show… Full Story


All 2,310 pipes of the Baker Memorial Chapel organ trumpeted forth at the Oct. 2 dedication recital following a yearlong complete renovation and tonal regulations.Ken Cowan, chair of the organ department at Westminster Choir College and one… Full Story


Junior Luke Schmidt of Red Lion, Pa., was awarded a prestigious Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship through Alpha Lambda Delta during the ceremony inducting 28 sophomores into the honor society, which recognizes outstanding academic achievement… Full Story


Junior Dwight Carmon accepted the challenge of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award along with about 50 other McDaniel students as a way to say that college success isn’t measured only in the classroom.“Too often success in college is… Full Story


National top teacher Michelle Meredith Shearer M.S. ’96 took the podium at McDaniel’s fourth SmartTALK proudly wearing her “I am McDaniel” button and, turning first to President Roger Casey, said she wasn’t ready to give him back… Full Story