News Archive 05/28/13

New report commends McDaniel College for its commitment to helping low-income students

McDaniel College is among the best private liberal arts colleges nationwide making college more accessible and affordable for those with the greatest financial need, according to a report released by the New America Foundation.  Full Story


Student-centered faculty retire from three programs

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Emeritus Ron Miller with students in Playback Theatre.
Turning in final grade reports on May 21 marks more than the end of the spring term for faculty members Drs. Ron Miller, BoAnn Bohman and Herb Phelps. Having decided to retire, these teaching scholars were cited at the final faculty… Full Story


McDaniel students complete Duke of Edinburgh’s program

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Forty-two students received Duke of Edinburgh medallions at the annual Community Engagement luncheon held May 1. Full Story


ROTC cadets receive Army commissions

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Nine McDaniel graduating seniors were commissioned as Army officers at 10 a.m. May 24 in a ceremony in Baker Memorial Chapel. Hood College and Mount St. Mary’s cadets in the Green Terror Battalion were commissioned at separate ceremonies. Full Story


Class of 2013 by the Numbers

Fellow McDaniel graduates celebrate together.
Curious what the top five majors were for the Class of 2013? How many states and countries are represented among the graduates? Here is a close-up view of McDaniel's newest alumni, by the numbers. Full Story


Cheers 2013

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Here’s a proud salute to our graduates awarded bachelor’s and master’s degrees on May 25. Read on for the insider’s view of the McDaniel College Class of 2013. Full Story


Members of the Class of 2013 recognized at Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation

*McDaniel Rocks* cheered members of the Class of 2013 just before processing into Gill Center for the Senior Investiture & Honors Convocation.
Members of the Class of 2013 were honored May 24 on the eve of their graduation from the College with academic, activity and leadership awards at the Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation while the surprise faculty speaker, Cinema… Full Story


English professor wins prestigious teaching award

Dean of the Faculty Debora Johnson-Ross, Mary Bendel-Sinso, President Roger Casey.
Professor of English Mary Bendel-Simso received the Ira G. Zepp Distinguished Teaching Award for inspired classroom work and dedication to students May 24 at McDaniel College’s Honors Convocation. The award provides a $5,000 honorarium for… Full Story


Top graduate and undergraduate awards presented at Commencement

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Four top awards were revealed at McDaniel’s May 25 Commencement ceremony. Full Story


McDaniel College celebrates 143rd Commencement

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Family and friends of the Class of 2013 cheered the 370 bachelor’s and 488 master’s candidates who received their degrees May 25 during the college’s 143rd Commencement ceremony. Full Story