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News Archive - October 2014

 14 10 31 vetteam
You would never know by watching Shane Douglass, Jeremy Nagle and Mike Wright go to classes, study in the library and run out onto the field for Saturday football games that they traded military uniforms for McDaniel’s green and gold.  Full Story


The Green Terror ROTC Ranger Challenge team at the finish.
The Green Terror ROTC Ranger Challenge team took first place among 20 teams in the small ROTC program Black Division of the mid-Atlantic region brigade and third overall among 40 teams during the two-day event at Fort Pickett, Va. Full Story


Laura Strickling
Chamber Music on the Hill, in residence at McDaniel College, presents soprano Laura Strickling and Liza Stepanova, piano, Sunday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m. The concert will take place in Decker College Center Forum. Full Story


 14 10 27 Homecoming 01
Reconnecting with alumni at his 20th reunion following a day of tailgating at the football game were the highlights of Homecoming Oct. 25 for Thomas Roberts ’94.  Full Story


 14 10 22 rfc2020
McDaniel is the second Maryland college to commit to purchase at least 20 percent of food from local, sustainable, humane and fair-trade sources by 2020. President Roger Casey and Beth Gerl, vice president for student affairs and dean of… Full Story


McDaniel College Office of Communications and Marketing masthead.
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First-year students Christina Dejoseph (left) and Austin Royal enjoy snacks and tea with first-year transfer student Allen Calvert and first-year dean Karen Violanti (standing).
In just two months, First Stop has outgrown its name. Maybe it’s the comfy chairs and cozy atmosphere or the study tables or even the tea and treats. Chances are the smiles and conversation Edwina May and Dean V lavishly dole out have more… Full Story


Erin Giles and Jake Shade
Election Day 2014 is a big one for Erin Giles. The senior Communication major is campaign manager for Maryland’s youngest Republican candidate, Jake Shade, who is running on the Nov. 4 ballot for Allegany County commissioner. Full Story


Hispanic Heritage theme night
Twice a week, students swiping into Englar Dining Hall for dinner find special fare as part of a dining services tradition – theme nights. Usually on Tuesdays and Thursdays, theme nights in “Glar” are planned with student input and include… Full Story


Students learn traditional German dance.
More than 1,000 middle and high school students from 30 schools across Maryland and central Pennsylvania descended on McDaniel College for the 20th annual German-American Day. Many of the Carroll County schools have attended the event for… Full Story


Gabrielle Yore
For the second time this season, Gabrielle Yore of Olney, Md., a freshman on the field hockey team, was named the Corvias Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Mid-Atlantic Rookie of the Week.  Full Story


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


 14 10 15 gleason
American literature scholar and Princeton professor William Gleason will deliver the 29th Holloway lecture, “Masterpiece Theater Revisited: Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Pulps,” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in McDaniel Lounge. The event is free and… Full Story


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Jody Zepp '94, the 2014-2015 Maryland Teacher of the Year.
Jody Zepp ’94, a government and psychology teacher at Hammond High School in Howard County, was named the 2014-15 Maryland Teacher of the Year. This is the third time in five years a McDaniel College alum has been recognized with the… Full Story


Coach Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director, walks with McDaniel students Hoang Edullantes and Emma West (front) and Bridget Harrison, Meghan Johnson and Lizzie DeRycke during his Walk for an Organic Planet. 

Credit Carroll County Times
Coach Mark Smallwood, executive director of Rodale Institute, stopped on McDaniel’s campus Oct. 9 on his way from Kutztown, Pa., to Washington, D.C., to deliver research to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Congress that shows that… Full Story


Emma Hankins and Kelsey Madison, both seniors, take a break at the Habitat for Humanity project site.
None of the McDaniel students, professors, trustees and alumni wielding drills and digging irons at the Westminster Habitat for Humanity project lists carpentry skills on their resume. Full Story


DEEP facilitator Joy Kim.
Two new programs focusing on diversity and leadership development, respectively, join the list of opportunities for students to serve as community leaders. Full Story


Picture of Lois Meszaros, the 2014 McDaniel College Alumna of the Year.
Alumni will celebrate Homecoming 2014 Oct. 24-25 with Alumna of the Year Lois Chilcoat Meszaros ’64, M.Ed. ’72, alumni awards and Sports Hall of Fame banquet, class reunions and tailgating around the stadium bowl to cheer on the Green… Full Story


Susan Ruddick Bloom’s photograph of horses.
McDaniel College's Department of Art and Art History presents its Seventh Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Oct. 23 through Nov. 14 in The Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall. The opening reception will be held 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23… Full Story


 14 10 07 family weekend
Family Weekend drew more than 300 families to campus to sit in on classes, tailgate and cheer on Green Terror sports teams, learn about study abroad and global initiatives, get to know the roommate and re-unite with their favorite student. Full Story


Book cover of Orphan Train.
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story


Senior Avalon McOmber
Senior Avalon McOmber of Lexington, Va., won the individual crown Oct. 3 to lead McDaniel to the team title at the Penn State-Harrisburg Invitational in women's cross country action. Full Story


Aaron Slaughter ’10, a senior auditor with Bond Beebe in Bethesda, Md., with his colleague and co-interviewer William Thomas ’06.
McDaniel’s Interviewing Day makes speed dating look like slow motion. In just over three hours, 23 employers – 18 represented by McDaniel alumni – held 168 interviews with 38 seniors, juniors and a few sophomores. Full Story


Theatre of Herodes Atticus in Greece 2014
Whether students opt for eco-tourism in the Bahamas, animating life in Disney World, learning to represent geometric forms in crochet or delving into digital photography, their three-week Jan Term is sure to be a diversion from the norm. Full Story


Nat'l Chocolate Cupcake Day
October 18, 2017, 11:00 am
Dinner on Us
October 18, 2017, 5:00 pm
150 Years on the Hill at Rice Gallery
October 19, 2017, 10:00 am
Family Weekend at On Campus
October 20, 2017, 8:00 am
Historical Walking Tour at WMC Alumni Hall
October 21, 2017, 12:00 am
October 21, 2017, 12:00 am
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