Hill Happenings

All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise indicated.- Children’s Chorus of Carroll County Spring Celebration, “Come Together,” 3 p.m. April 3 in Baker Memorial Chapel. Free admission; donations are appreciated. Full Story


Art students showcase their talents in mixed media | UPDATED

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Senior Kristin Behrle took Best of Show for “Connection,” a series of three paper-cuttings, at the annual Kathryn E. Wentz Juried Undergraduate Exhibition open now through April 17 on campus in the Esther Prangley Rice Gallery.Additional… Full Story


McDaniel to host Gala Inauguration Concert

McDaniel College will host a Gala Inauguration Concert, “Changing Lives for a Changing World,” at 7 p.m. April 10 in Baker Memorial Chapel to help kick off a week of events leading up to the inauguration of its ninth president, Dr. Roger… Full Story


Study tour to Turkey immerses students in a medley of cultures

Political upheaval may have kept a group of McDaniel students, faculty and friends out of Egypt, but it didn’t stand in the way of their exploration of Middle Eastern cultures, history and even geography. They went instead to Turkey –… Full Story


College to hold workshop and events on various aspects of aging

The Center for the Study of Aging at McDaniel College will hold its fourth annual “Your Future and Aging” events 12:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 18 on campus and at St. Johns Catholic Church, Westminster.The events are free and open to the… Full Story


English professor wins inaugural service-learning award | UPDATED

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Julia Jasken’s efforts to include community-supported education in her students' learning opportunities earned her the inaugural Faculty Award for Outstanding Service-Learning for the state of Maryland.The Service Learning and Civic… Full Story


McDaniel, Carroll colleges participate in day of community service

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More than 190 McDaniel students, staff and alumni with 50 Carroll Community College students will participate in a Day of Service on Saturday, April 9, by volunteering in various locations in the Westminster community.The group will help the… Full Story


Renowned sociologist to discuss globalization, fast food and Facebook

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Sociologist Dr. George Ritzer, author of “The McDonaldization of Society,” will present the 2011 Honors Lecture, “Globalization, Fast Food, and Facebook: What Do They Have to Do with One Another, You and Me?” at 7:30 p.m. April 26 on… Full Story


Green Terror athletics to celebrate seniors

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McDaniel’s athletic fields and courts will host Green Terror Senior Day celebrations cheering 28 student athletes before their scheduled contests on April 16.The baseball team takes on Swarthmore in a double header at 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.… Full Story


Students thank donors at annual Scholarship Luncheon

The annual Scholarship Luncheon held April 17 on campus capped off a weeklong program of activities leading up to the Inauguration of President Roger Casey and celebrated donors whose generosity impacts the lives of current students. Nine… Full Story


Spring awards recognize student accomplishments | UPDATED

More than 25 honors for academic achievement and leadership were awarded to juniors, sophomores and first-year students during the 4 p.m. April 17 Spring Awards ceremony in McDaniel Lounge. Students were also named to two prestigious… Full Story