News Archive - October 2015

Photo of professor talking with students in Baseball Nonfiction class
Beyond the peanuts and Cracker Jacks, the old ballgame will never again be quite the same for the students in Daniel Schafer’s “Baseball Nonfiction” class. Full Story

 

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The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) recently announced a partnership with McDaniel College for the launch of Teachers for Tomorrow (T4T), an innovative college scholarship program for developing a more diverse workforce in Howard… Full Story

 

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President Roger Casey will lead a conversation with international businesswoman Nupur Parekh Flynn '94 at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 when the McDaniel College SmartTALK series returns to Decker Center Forum. The event is free and open to the public. Full Story

 

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McDaniel’s new McTeer-Zepp Plaza, featuring a granite fountain and seating area, is supported by a major gift from alumnus, trustee and prominent civil rights attorney Victor McTeer.
The crowd gathered to celebrate the Oct. 17 dedication of the McTeer-Zepp Plaza represented a diverse mix of alumni, current students, faculty, staff, family and friends. They were there to honor the two couples whose names adorn the… Full Story

 

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Tailgating during Homecoming 2015.
Alumni returned to the Hill for Homecoming 2015 to celebrate classmates named Alumni Association award winners and Sports Hall of Fame inductees, cheer Green Terror teams and dedicate McDaniel’s new McTeer-Zepp Plaza on campus in front of… Full Story

 

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

 

Side by side pictures of Kloe Martin, women's volleyball, and Sarah McDonald, women's soccer.
Kloe Martin, a senior on the volleyball team, and Sarah McDonald, a sophomore on the women’s soccer team, have been named Centennial Conference Players of the Week. Full Story

 

Recent graduate Stephanie Perez ’15 of Harrisburg, Pa., has been honored with the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award from Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. Full Story

 

McDaniel students and their professors who attended and presented research at the UMBC Undergraduate Research Symposium, left to right, Triet Bui, Biology professor Cheng Huang, Dan Sergeyev, Steve (Josh) Viar, Sam Holechek, Biology professor Susan Parris
Seven McDaniel students were among over 300 students from 55 colleges in 20 states who presented their research Oct. 3 at the 18th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at UMBC.  Full Story

 

The Phi Beta Kappa Society, at its 44th Triennial Council meeting Oct. 8-10 in Denver, recognized McDaniel alumnus, professor emeritus and trustee James Lightner with its John Hope Franklin Award for distinguished service to the nation’s… Full Story

 

Group photo of first cohort of teachers to earn McDaniel STEM certificate
The 21 Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS) teachers who recently celebrated mastery of McDaniel’s graduate Elementary STEM Instructional Leadership (ESIL) certificate program see themselves as classroom catalysts. They spark their students’… Full Story

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 14, 2015 Full Story

 

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

 

Photo of McDaniel athletes Brandon Vance, Nicole Hill, Brett Haas
Nicole Hill, women’s soccer, and Brett Haas, football, are honored as Centennial Conference Players of the Week, and golfer Brandon Vance leads McDaniel to a second place finish in a field of 15 at the Mason-Dixon Collegiate Classic. Full Story

 

Students performing scenes on the Historical Walking Tour on September 26.
A group of McDaniel students stepped back in history to help the Historical Society of Carroll County reenact an infamous time in Westminster history. Students wrote the scripts and played the roles of local figures on a walking tour staged… Full Story

 

Photo of McDaniel alumna Karen Mallonee honored for teaching
UPDATE Oct. 22,2015: Karen Mallonee ’76, M.L.A. ’79, a Spanish language teacher at College View Middle School (CVMS) in Owensboro, Ky., has been named Kentucky Middle School Teacher of the Year. Full Story

 

McDaniel students preparing for Interviewing Day.
Sophomore Bamasa Bailor and senior Ryan Yamada — dressed in smart business suits and well prepared with professional resumes and rehearsed responses — exuded confidence and gratitude while awaiting their next appointments during this year’s… Full Story

 

James Lephew ’11 just landed a job in Paris working as a compliance officer for BNP Paribas, France’s largest bank — a position that requires him to be fluent in both French and English. Full Story

 

Holloway lecturer UConn professor Lynn Bloom
Lynn Z. Bloom, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor Emerita at the University of Connecticut, will discuss “Why True Stories Matter,” during the annual Holloway Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 in McDaniel Lounge. Full Story

 

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