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News Archive 10/29/13

McDaniel College named a “best value” private college by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

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McDaniel College is one of only 100 top liberal arts colleges named a “Best Value” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, and the only Maryland liberal arts college to make the list for the third year in a row. Full Story


Homecoming 2013: It’s a wrap

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Top grades, leadership, community service and involvement in campus organizations and athletics earned the sisters of Alpha Sigma Tau sorority the coveted Brant Memorial Cup at this year’s Oct. 19 Homecoming. Full Story


Renovation transforms Hoover Library into creative learning hub

In conjunction with the relocated IT department, the new Research and Technology Support desk connects students with the information resources and support they need to succeed.
A $2 million renovation project has revitalized Hoover Library in the first major facelift since 1991. Full Story


Alumnus again honored for his service to Deaf community

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Frank Lala’s growing list of successes – a Ph.D., the college’s Trustee Alumni Award, the first book on deaf substance abuse, national recognition as a counselor – offer not a hint of his unspeakably traumatic childhood. Full Story


Hill Happenings 10-29-13 to 11-18-13

Chamber Music on the Hill with violinist José Cueto and pianist Nancy Roldán
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story


‘Argo’ CIA agent and sculptor present program to benefit library sculpture garden

Tony Mendez
Former CIA agents Tony Mendez and his wife, Jonna Goeser, and his son, sculptor Toby Mendez, present a joint program at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Carroll Arts Center to benefit the Mary Lou Dewey Sculpture Park at the Westminster Branch of… Full Story


Award-winning filmmaker gives illustrated talk about most recent work

Leo Eaton.
McDaniel College and the Carroll County Public Library host an illustrated lecture with Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Leo Eaton on the making of “Sacred Journeys” for PBS at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 on campus in Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall of… Full Story


Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist to give Zepp lecture

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Former New York Times foreign correspondent and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges speaks at the third annual Zepp lecture at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 on campus in McDaniel Lounge. The lecture is free and open to the public. Full Story


Students compete in Gill/McDaniel finance competition

Gill/McDaniel Finance Case Competition team members.
Student teams made up of Business, Economics, Accounting and Finance majors from McDaniel College, Towson University, Morgan State University, Juniata College, Elizabethtown College, Gettysburg College and Penn State Mont Alto competed in… Full Story


McDaniel hosts 200 educators at Universal Design for Learning Conference

B.J. Gallagher (left) and Joy Zabala (right)
More than 200 educators, administrators and support staff from three states, seven Maryland counties, and just as many institutions of higher education flocked to campus on Oct. 25 for the second annual Universal Design for Learning Conference. Full Story


McDaniel students join peers in nationwide call for environmental reform

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Among the chants and cheers at this year’s “We Are Power Shift” gathering in Pittsburgh was the singular voice of 16 McDaniel students, united in message despite the diversity of their hometowns, majors and class year. Full Story


Sophomores witness justice in action through eyes of participants

Sociology major Ethan Patrick aspires to be an FBI agent.
With guest speakers like a justice on the Maryland Court of Appeals, the Westminster Chief of Police and a Baltimore City District Court judge, sophomores in “Justice, Fairness, and the Law” have a unique opportunity to learn about the… Full Story


Arabic major finds natural fit in United Palestinian Appeal internship

Shelby Toler.
In her quest for a career direction, Shelby Toler sampled several majors – Biochemistry among them – and listened to the advice of experts, but it was her internship with the United Palestinian Appeal that gave her a crystal-clear view to… Full Story


Sports Wrap 10-29-13

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Green Terror volleyball team (18-5, 7-2 CC) is headed for the Centennial Conference playoffs for the first time since 2007 after a win Oct. 26 over Washington College – share the team’s excitement in this video. Playoffs begin Nov. 6 with… Full Story