News Archive 12/10/13

Theatre Arts students take the stage in holiday panto performance of “Jack and the Beanstalk”

Jack and the Beanstalk illustration by Omni Jacala.
Times are hard for young Jack and his mother. To make matters worse, he is tricked into selling his beloved cow Daisy for a few magic beans, which grow into a beanstalk. Jack then climbs the beanstalk and meets an evil Giant. Will Jack… Full Story


Hill Happenings 12-10-13 to 12-24-13

Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story


Sports 12-10-13

Tim Jenkins
Sophomore Tim Stewart of Smyrna, Del., netted 22 points Dec. 7 to lead the Green Terror (4-2, 2-2 CC) in an offensive outburst and 97-60 Centennial Conference (CC) men's basketball victory at Ursinus. Full Story


Faculty accomplishments and accolades

McDaniel’s distinguished faculty have presented and published their work nationally and internationally. Full Story


Four student projects receive Griswold-Zepp awards

Palabras to Words co-presidents Brandon Morfoot and Amber Slater
Four student projects have been selected to receive funding through Griswold-Zepp awards. The Griswold-Zepp Award was established to honor Earl Griswold and Ira Zepp, long-time faculty advisors for SOS/Hinge, community service and… Full Story


McDaniel thanks donors, fundraising report posted online

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The generosity of alumni, parents and friends marked 2012-13 as a year of funding initiatives that helped advance the college’s educational mission. Gifts received between July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 totaled over $8.2 million and… Full Story


McDaniel names new Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies

Tom Zirpoli
Dr. Thomas J. Zirpoli was named Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies effective Dec. 9, 2013. Since 1996, Zirpoli has served at the college as Professor of Education, the Laurence J. Adams Distinguished Chair, coordinator of the Human… Full Story


Maryland Crab Bowl to be played at McDaniel’s Gill Stadium

Maryland Crab bowl logo
Maryland’s top 100 football players from 65 high schools across the state will showcase their talents during the 6th annual Maryland Army National Guard Crab Bowl Powered by Under Armour on Dec. 21 – held this year for the first time at… Full Story


Social Work students take action against homelessness

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Whether pitching and sleeping in cardboard tents on Memorial Plaza or donating class project proceeds to Westminster’s Cold Weather Shelter, McDaniel’s Social Work students make a difference long before they have their degrees. Full Story


Sophomores learn about successful aging through mentorship

Sophomore Hawa Sall, right, received professional advice from her mentor, Karla Roskos.
Students in Diane Martin’s Sophomore Interdisciplinary Studies (SIS) class, “Natural and Social Science of Aging,” have been meeting with residents of a local retirement community to learn firsthand about successful aging. Full Story


Fall capstone presentations cross all disciplines

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The crowning feature of McDaniel’s curriculum is a senior capstone project, an in-depth investigation of a topic in each student’s major or majors. Full Story


First-year students and their professor explore technology in education

Jill Bechtel
As the class explores 3-D printing, social media, cloud computing, facial recognition systems and more, everyone in the “Technology in Education” first-year seminar is on a steep learning curve – including professor Margaret… Full Story