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  • McDaniel student Octavia Baryayebwa performed as Rosalind/Ganymede with Brandi Dupree as Celia/Aliena, Mandy Murren as Touchstone, and Vanessa Bliss as Corin in “As You Like It (abridged.”

    McDaniel students assisted and performed in "As You Like It (abridged)"

    More than 20 McDaniel students were part of the “As You Like It (abridged)” production at the college. Performances were Thursday, November 12, Friday, November 13, and Saturday, November 14 in WMC Alumni Hall. Due to COVID-19, the performances were only open to McDaniel students, faculty, and staff.
  • McDaniel’s Model UN team found time for touring while participating the event in China in 2018.

    New National Security Fellows Program expands students’ career opportunities

    Cyber attacks. Pandemics. Hurricanes. Terrorism. Wildfires. Civil unrest. As threats to national security increasingly invade American lives, the need has never been greater for professionals in every field with the knowledge and analytical skills to respond to these risks. McDaniel’s new National Security Fellows Program meets this need head on, giving graduates an edge in a surging market of high-paying jobs in private corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies alike.
  • Irma Murhutta '20, a Teachers for Tomorrow scholarship recipient, earned a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Secondary Education.

    First-year teachers find themselves prepared thanks to their McDaniel education

    Adaptability, flexibility, and problem-solving skills are all traits McDaniel College has instilled into recent alumni who have begun their first year of teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly all of those who graduated with either a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education or a Secondary Education minor or who earned a master’s degree in Teaching as part of the Class of 2020 secured teaching positions this fall.
  • Social Work professor Jim Kunz and Accounting professor Kerry Duvall have been selected to present in the Centennial Conference’s four-part speaker series, Pillars of Excellence.

    McDaniel professors lend expertise on financial wellness

    Social Work professor Jim Kunz and Accounting professor Kerry Duvall have been selected to present in the Centennial Conference’s four-part speaker series, Pillars of Excellence. Kunz and Duvall have collaborated on efforts to educate students on the topic of financial literacy, including workshops to help students better understand their personal finances.
  • McDaniel seniors Kaitlin Murphy and Anna Kuhn are presenting at the Entomological Society of America’s Entomology 2020 Virtual Meeting with presentations available to be viewed Nov. 11 through Nov. 25.

    McDaniel seniors, alumni, and faculty present at the Entomology 2020 Virtual Meeting

    McDaniel seniors Kaitlin Murphy and Anna Kuhn are presenting at the Entomological Society of America’s Entomology 2020 Virtual Meeting with presentations available to be viewed Nov. 11 through Nov. 25. Alumnae Jessica Wyatt ’20 and Suji Kim ’20 also participated as presenters for the event with Holly Martinson, assistant professor of Biology. The meeting features livestream sessions and symposia on Nov. 16, in addition to on-demand symposia, student competition, and 10-minute presentations, posters, and infographics.
  • Gretchen McKay was selected to participate on a three-person panel focused on curriculum and faculty issues related to the shift to online learning due to COVID-19.

    Art History professor tapped to speak on the shift to online learning

    Art History professor Gretchen McKay shared her knowledge and experience in teaching in an online environment during a virtual symposium focused on leading during the pandemic. The session for department chairs, program directors, and academic leaders from higher education institutions across the nation was organized by DeverJustice LLC and Ithaka S+R in partnership with The Chronicle of Higher Education.
  • The entrance to campus from downtown Westminster, Md., includes variegated liriope, purple blooming catmint, boxwoods and knock out roses with a view of the admissions building, Carroll Hall.

    McDaniel College recognized for excellence in grounds maintenance

    The Professional Grounds Management Society® (PGMS®) has recognized McDaniel College for excellence in grounds maintenance. The college received an Honor Award from PGMS in the 2020 Green Star Awards® competition.
  • Katie Ogorzalek ’19 has this piece as part of many in the virtual exhibition "Onward."

    Two virtual exhibitions highlight works by alumni

    “Onward” features works by Jonathan Nepini ’19 and Katie Ogorzalek ’19, while “Embracing Monotony and Filling the Blanks” showcases pieces by David Ross ’11 and Steph Perez ’15. Both online exhibitions are live through Nov. 24.
  • Alpha Lambda Delta (First Year Seminar) recognizes students who completed their first year at McDaniel with a 3.7 grade point average (GPA) or higher.

    Students virtually inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society

    The Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society inducted 35 McDaniel students on Sunday, Oct. 18 through a national virtual ceremony. McDaniel students and families participated in the virtual induction ceremony with other chapters throughout the country. Alpha Lambda Delta (First Year Seminar) recognizes students who completed their first year at McDaniel with a 3.7 grade point average (GPA) or higher.
  • Homecoming at Home, McDaniel College

    Hundreds of McDaniel alumni connect virtually to celebrate Homecoming at Home

    More than 1,000 alumni from the 1960s through 2020, undaunted by the pandemic, traveled thousands of miles through cyberspace to come home to the Hill for Homecoming 2020. Casting the Green Terror-tory net literally around the globe via Zoom and Facebook, alumni shared their college-days photos in a treasure hunt, tested their memory with Pub trivia, celebrated alumni award and Sports Hall of Fame winners, discovered what’s new at McDaniel, and learned how to make their alma mater’s now signature cocktails, West on RT 140 and The Green Terror.