Please be aware that the City of Westminster will be working on a road resurfacing project that will impact campus during the month of October. More information »

Hill Happenings 11-20-12 to 12-16-12

Christmas tree with lights in Red Square on the McDaniel Campus
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story


Sports Wrap 11-20-12

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Paige Messersmith (above), a senior from Phoenix, Md., has been named to the 2012 Longstreth/NFHCA Division III All-South region second field hockey team, and junior Joe Rollins (below left) has been named to the All-Centennial Conference… Full Story


Alumnus trustee and professor emeritus honored for fundraising work

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McDaniel College Trustee James Lightner ’59 was recently honored by the Western Maryland Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (WMAFP) for his volunteer fund-raising work for his alma mater. The Distinguished Volunteer… Full Story


Librarian advises on top books for holiday gifts

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In its 21st year, McDaniel’s annual “Books Sandwiched In” once again helped to take the guesswork out of choosing the perfect book for that special adult or child on your holiday shopping list. Full Story


New trustee elected to McDaniel Board

Alex Koundourakis
Alumnus Alex Koundourakis has been named to the McDaniel College Board of Trustees at its fall retreat held on the Westminster campus Oct. 19. Full Story


College garners award from ASL teachers’ association

Members of McDaniel's ASL-Deaf Studies Program.
McDaniel’s ASL-Deaf Studies Program was recently recognized by the Maryland chapter of the ASL Teachers’ Association for the college’s commitment to the advancement and expansion of American Sign Language.  Full Story


Instructor brings Art History to life

Art History lecturer Emily Grey (middle) and two students, Stephanie Smith, left, and Catherine Gironda with the edible still life Grey created for her Northern Baroque art history class.
Chances are excellent that the students in Emily Grey’s Northern Baroque art history class will remember their study of 17th-century still-life painters long after their college days are over. Full Story


Honors students design lab experience for Westminster youngsters

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The kids from the Westminster Boys and Girls Club learned a lot about invertebrates during the hour they spent in the lab with several McDaniel honors students – and best of all the experience whet their appetites for learning. Full Story