News Archive - October 2012

The Weather Channel’s Top Tailgaters show, featuring McDaniel as the number 6 tailgating school in the nation, returns for an encore at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. Full Story


While the Presidential candidates were on TV waging a war of words, viewers all over the country joined Peter Bradley’s students playing Debate Fallacy Bingo – a game the Philosophy professor invented to exercise his students’ critical… Full Story


About a dozen Social Work students and Green Terror Battalion ROTC cadets were among the 178 volunteers and 75 service providers at the second annual Homeless Resource Day hosted by Carroll County Department of Social Services at Winters… Full Story


Update:  Tours of the new stadium have been canceled for Saturday. We apologize for any inconvenience. Full Story


A Jessie Ball duPont Fund grant for energy-efficient lighting in the college’s recently renovated dining hall has delivered not only savings in energy and money but also rebates from Baltimore Gas and Electric for lowering electrical… Full Story


Baseball was on the minds of many this fall with the Baltimore Orioles in the playoffs for the first time in 15 years and college teams vying in this year’s Gill/McDaniel College Finance Case Competition, "Signing the Best Player in… Full Story


Zach Martin of Clarksville, Md., a senior on the McDaniel football team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Special Team Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 19-20. Full Story


McDaniel’s distinguished faculty have presented and published their work nationally and internationally. Full Story


Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story


Eight Green Terror athletes joined more than 200 WMC/McDaniel College champions in the Sports Hall of Fame Nov. 2, including John “Jack” Baile ’62, M.Ed.’73, Richard Estes ’98, Kenneth Gill ’61, Jill Ibex ’01, Jill Krebs ’02, Teron Powell… Full Story


Think speed dating with a career twist. On campus one recent September afternoon, representatives of 25 companies conducted 189 interviews, 20 minutes each, with 44 McDaniel students and a few graduates – all in 3 hours and 15 minutes. Full Story


McDaniel College is going global – well beyond study abroad and international courses – and Foreign Language associate professor Amy McNichols is leading the charge. Full Story


Brad Mountcastle ’97 has never played a game of lacrosse, yet the Johns Hopkins head athletic trainer was recently named to the top athletic training slot with the U.S. men’s lacrosse team. Full Story


No one could bring themselves to walk past little Mecko and his buddy, the bloodhound Blue, without petting, stroking, hugging or just grinning at the therapy dogs stationed in Decker Center to ease students’ acclimation to college life. Full Story


For the second time in three years, a McDaniel master’s graduate has been named Maryland Teacher of the Year. Rhonda Holmes-Blankenship, an English teacher at Rising Sun High School in Cecil County, was named Oct. 5 as the 2012-13 Maryland… Full Story


Richard W. Palmer will join the Board of Trustees at its next full meeting in October 2012. Full Story


An expert in cybersecurity, U.S. Army retired Major General David B. Lacquement '77 speaks during SmartTALK with president Roger Casey at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 in Decker Center Forum. Full Story


Alumni and friends return to campus for Homecoming 2012 on Nov. 2-3 to dedicate the new Kenneth R. Gill Stadium, cheer on the Green Terror in its football game against Susquehanna, toast the alumni award winners and Sports Hall of Famers,… Full Story


Current McDaniel Art and Art History faculty members display a variety of works in the sixth Biennial Faculty Art Exhibition, Oct. 23-Nov. 9, in the Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall. Full Story


Junior Vicci Alexander of Annapolis, Md., was named the Centennial Conference (CC) field hockey Defensive Player of the Week and sophomore James Lillie of Garret Park, Md., finishes second overall in men's golf action to lead McDaniel to a… Full Story


Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story