News Archive 04/09/13

School Librarianship grad named Mover & Shaker by Library Journal

Matthew Winner.
Matthew C. Winner, a library media specialist at Longfellow Elementary School in Howard County and a 2009 graduate of McDaniel’s master’s in School Librarianship program, has been named a “Mover & Shaker” in the library industry by the… Full Story


Jeff Groff ’01 named 2013 Honors alumnus

Stephanie Madsen with Jeff Groff
Dr. Jeff Groff, assistant professor of Physics at Shepherd University and 2001 alumnus of McDaniel, is the 2013 recipient of the College Scholar Alumni Award in recognition of his leadership for change in both local and global communities. Full Story


Merritt Hall naming ceremony set for May 4

Academic Hall, dedicated in 2005 and home to the departments of Education and Psychology, Graduate and Professional Studies, and Student Academic Support Services, will be officially named Merritt Hall in memory of Leroy Merritt, Class of… Full Story


Hill Happenings 4-9-13 to 5-5-13

McDaniel professor and book author Mona Kerby discusses books and writing April 16.
Read on for a round-up of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story


Sports Wrap 4-9-13

Senior Morgan Koopman.
Senior Morgan Koopman of Finksburg, Md., carded matching rounds of 84 in women's golf action to lead McDaniel to a second-place finish April 6-7 at the Gettysburg Spring Invitational and the Green Terror’s two starting pitchers key a… Full Story


Annual Wentz art exhibition showcases best student work

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The annual Kathryn E. Wentz Juried Undergraduate Exhibition at McDaniel College highlights the best artwork by students. The exhibition runs April 9-19, with an opening reception 7-9 p.m. April 9, in Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall. Full Story


‘Devised Theatre’ students present original work

A poster for *Intimate Portraits*
McDaniel College Theatre Arts students present “Intimate Portraits,” an original ensemble-devised work, at 7:30 p.m. April 17-20 in WMC Alumni Hall. Performances are free and open to the public. Full Story


Political change and security in North Africa focus of full-day conference

Approximately 100 attendees heard from experts on the challenges that confront North Africa.
McDaniel College’s Department of Political Science and International Studies hosted a full-day conference with Washington-based thought leaders on “Political Change and Security in North Africa.” Full Story


Four M.S. grads on Pa. outstanding school district library program’s winning team

Southern York County school district librarians Norma Conley, Wendy Fitzgerald, Anne Bozievich and Kayse Corrieri with colleague Lynn Clements (not pictured) earned the state’s outstanding district school library award from the Pa. School Library Associ
When the Pa. School Library Association named Southern York County school district’s library system number one in a state with 500 school districts, professor Mona Kerby had four reasons to be proud – four of the district’s five librarians… Full Story


Alumnae, upperclassmen elected to Phi Beta Kappa

Janet Zengel Messer *70, left, and Janice Zengel *70, right, with McDaniel President Roger N. Casey.
Alumnae Janet Zengel Messer ‘70 and her twin sister Janice Zengel ’70 were inducted with 26 seniors and four juniors into the McDaniel College chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at an April 7 ceremony held on campus.  Both Zengel sisters graduated… Full Story


Biology and Biochemistry students to present research projects

Biology professor Randy Morrison and Biology major Julie Broussard examine a leaf tail gecko.
McDaniel’s senior Biology and Biochemistry majors showcase their senior capstone research April 15-19 in Eaton Hall in a poster session that includes projects reflecting such topics as creating a genetic knock-out of an amoeba gene, the… Full Story


Internship with state senator expands senior’s understanding of public policy

Sen. Joseph Getty of Baltimore and Carroll counties with student Ethan Harden.
Ethan Harden has trouble identifying the best part of his internship with Sen. Joseph Getty of Baltimore and Carroll counties in the Maryland State Legislature. The senior Political Science and International Studies major wrote media… Full Story


Common Ground experience helps veterans heal

Josh Hisle and Walt Michael
Iraq war veteran Josh Hisle found peace and acceptance at Common Ground on the Hill on McDaniel’s campus – and now has teamed with founder Walt Michael to open the summer arts, music and cultural experience to more veterans dealing with… Full Story