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Meet McDaniel: Profiles from the Hill

Ask anyone their favorite things about McDaniel, and somewhere in a long list they’ll say, “Community.” McDaniel is defined by the scholars, mentors, and alumni who discovered a home on the Hill, so it only makes sense to meet them. Hear from graduating seniors, alumni, and faculty about how they found their place in academics, campus life, and more at McDaniel.

2023 Senior Profiles

We Are McDaniel: Class of 2023

McDaniel’s Class of 2023 is fearless and ambitious. They forego the comfort zone to seek new achievements and chances to grow. As scholars who are compassionate and colorful, they'll be remembered at McDaniel while forging ahead in their futures.

We Are McDaniel: Senior Profiles

We're proud to call these recent graduates alumni, and prouder still to share a selection of their stories here – told as only they can tell them, in their own words.

Quyen Kim Nguyen
Class of 2021 / Art

Raquel Sobczak
Class of 2022 / History, Religious Studies

Kelly Novak
Class of 2020 / Design Your Own Major

Doug Starliper
Class of 2021 / Social Work

McDaniel Alumni: We Are Green Terrors for Life!

Your journey doesn't end when you leave the Hill. It starts here and stays with you for life. #GreenTerror4Life

  • Photo of alum Kaitlyn Bowser standing outside.
    “I still use a lot of the critical thinking and different thought processes I learned in my liberal arts education at McDaniel. I view the world as a puzzle and physics helps solve it."
  • Courtney-Schlotterbeck
    "The Criminal Justice program as a whole was very unique in terms of the were learning from all these people that actually work or worked in the legal field and the justice system."
  • Alumna Amara Foster stands in front of a classroom board with colorful art and lessons on it.
    "Every interning and student teaching experience I had just confirmed more and more for me that this was what I wanted to do."

Who We Are: Faculty Profiles

  • Professor Steven Pearson speaking to a student in the classroom.

    Professor of Art

    "Art is flexible, fluid, and ever-changing to meet the needs of the times it is addressing, and art is all around us."
  • Photo of professor Lyneia Richardson standing outside in a garden.

    Assistant Professor of Counseling

    "Psychology often bridges the arts and sciences."
  • Photo of professor Paul Lin speaking with students at a computer.

    Associate Professor of Computer Science

    “No matter what profession you are pursuing, the bits and bytes you learn from a Computer Science course will enrich your field of study and broaden your career path."