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Smiles of Victory

For the 25th year, McDaniel students teamed up with students with disabilities in grades K-12 to play in the Tournament of Champions.

A Winning Formula

The 25th annual “Tournament of Champions” brought nearly 100 students in grades K – 12 with orthopedic, visual and behavioral needs to campus for the action-filled day. Each student was paired with a “buddy” from McDaniel and had the opportunity to participate in 16 different events, such as scooter races, hula hooping, hockey and golfing. Students do not compete against each other and can go back to events to better their own scores. Organized by students in the Adapted Physical Education class in conjunction with the Carroll County Therapeutic Recreation Council, “Tournament of Champions” is designed for students who don’t qualify for Special Olympics but need a specialized event so that they can challenge themselves and demonstrate their skills.

Photo by Dylan Slagle/Carroll County Times

Commencement 2014

McDaniel's 144th Commencement at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 24 in Gill Center.

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Cadet Earns
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Senior Jasmine McCormick earns the prestigious Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement medal. MORE

Gaming Comes Full Circle

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Probing Particle Physics

Physics majors Gina Mayonado and Huy Phan just landed prestigious summer research internships at the world’s largest and second largest particle accelerators in Switzerland and Illinois.

The juniors will conduct research in what Phan describes as physics’ “final frontier” using the cutting-edge technology at CERN in Geneva and the Fermi National Accelerator Lab near Chicago.

Mayonado of Salisbury, Md., will be part of the high-energy particles group of four undergraduates traveling to Geneva through Duke University and Phan, an international student from Vietnam, received a Lee Tang Internship from the Fermi Lab.

Joe Fiore, a senior on the McDaniel baseball team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Player of the Week for the week of Apr. 14-20.

CC Player of the


Joe Fiore, a senior on the McDaniel baseball team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Player of the Week for the week of Apr. 14-20. MORE

College Choir Concert

April 27 at 7:00 p.m. in Baker Memorial Chapel.
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Amazing Seniors

Capstone projects offer passport to career and grad school. Watch Deanna Dicello talk about hers.

Our Pulitzer Pride and Joy

Exposing Corruption in Philly’s Police Department

“Busted: A Tale of Corruption and Betrayal in the City of Brotherly Love,” by Pulitzer Prize-winners Wendy Ruderman ’91 and her reporting partner Barbara Laker, hits bookstores March 11. The gripping narrative, published by HarperCollins, expands on the Philadelphia Daily News series of stories that exposed widespread corruption in the city’s narcotics division and earned the two investigative reporters journalism’s top prize. It's already attracting positive buzz, with raves from USA Today and authors including Mark Bowden of “Black Hawk Down” and crime novelist Edna Buchanan.

E-pal project connects Deaf children across continents

Arathy Manoharan M.S.’15 seeks to transform Deaf education in India.



Larry Hogan: What I’ve Learned
April 23, 2014, 4:30 pm
Quazy in the Quad
April 23, 2014, 5:00 pm
Contrast Literary Magazine Unveiling
April 24, 2014, 4:30 pm
Graduate Open House
April 24, 2014, 5:30 pm
Screening of 'Reel Bad Arabs'
April 24, 2014, 6:00 pm
Student Chamber Music Ensembles
April 24, 2014, 7:00 pm
McDaniel Dance Company Recital
April 25, 2014, 7:00 pm
Animal House - Decker Auditorium
April 25, 2014, 9:00 pm
Late Night Bowling Party
April 26, 2014, 10:00 pm
Spring Undergraduate Awards Ceremony
April 27, 2014, 12:00 am
Junior Open House
April 27, 2014, 1:00 pm
Children's Chorus of Carroll County
April 27, 2014, 2:00 pm
The Female Army Officer Experience
April 30, 2014, 7:00 pm
Children's Show
May 1, 2014, 6:30 pm
Spooky House
May 1, 2014, 6:30 pm
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