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  • Julia Jasken Video

    McDaniel College welcomes 10th President, Dr. Julia Jasken

    Dr. Julia Jasken becomes McDaniel College’s 10th president on June 1, 2021. She has dedicated nearly her entire professional life to higher education and most notably to McDaniel, beginning in the classroom in 2003 as an English professor. Dr. Jasken has served in various administrative roles at the college, most recently as executive vice president and provost, overseeing academic and student life.
  • Entrepreneurship Competition

    Life Tacos wins $5K top prize at annual Entrepreneurship Competition

    UPDATE: Life Tacos presented by juniors Julianna Dotterweich, an Accounting, Economics, and Business Administration major from Timonium, Md., and Jessie Titus, an Environmental Studies major from Frederick, Md., earned the $5,000 top prize as the first place winner of the fifth annual McDaniel College Entrepreneurship Competition, formerly the Innovation Challenge Finals. Life Tacos aims at giving people healthier food options that are more affordable and accessible.
  • Griswold-Zepp Habitat for Humanity

    Student organizations aim to help the homeless through the Griswold-Zepp Awards

    McDaniel College student organizations are aiming to help the homeless through the Griswold-Zepp Awards. The student-run organizations submitted proposals centered on giving back to the community through food drives, creating bundles of necessities for those in need, and bringing awareness to nonprofit organizations.
  • Khadijatou Diop

    McDaniel junior awarded Gilman Scholarship to study abroad through virtual French immersion program

    McDaniel College junior Khadijatou Diop hopes to become a more versatile French teacher after earning a $5,000 Gilman Scholarship to study abroad through the virtual French immersion program at Université Laval in Canada. Diop, a French major with a minor in Secondary Education from Columbia, Md., was one of 2,386 undergraduate students from across the nation selected to participate in the prestigious United States Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program.
  • Kylie Baker

    Five McDaniel students awarded Summer Intern Fellowships

    The Summer Intern Fellowship is awarded by the CEO at McDaniel College to provide competitive awards to help defray the cost of summer internships for current students. The program is supported, in part, by generous gifts from The Rupe-Stuart Internship Award, courtesy of McDaniel College Board of Trustee member Mark Stuart M.S. '94 and Timothy Rupe, and The Nora Roberts Foundation.
  • Students from the Writing for Nonprofit Organizations course visit with McDaniel College Board of Trustees member Mark Stuart, president and chief executive officer of The San Diego Foundation.

    Writing for Nonprofit Organizations course allows students to gain real-world experiences, even from a distance

    McDaniel College students participate in internships with local nonprofits as part of McDaniel College's Writing for Nonprofit Organizations course. The course strengthens the College's relationship with the Westminster community and gives students firsthand experience by having them complete accredited internships at local nonprofits.
  • student Elva Joya in front of hospital in Spain

    Fellowship in Spain reinforces sophomore’s dream of serving others through medicine

    Sophomore Elva Joya seizes every opportunity to explore a future in medicine from her double major in Biomedical Sciences and Psychology to her internship in Spain shadowing surgeons and learning about the country’s free public healthcare system.
  • McDaniel freshmen Brooke Boyland, left, Bopha Bessire, center, and Sydney Barrett help paint the multipurpose room at Union Street United Methodist Church on Monday, Jan. 20.

    First-year students give back in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    First-year students gave back by working to improve the Westminster, Md., community through a variety of service activities Jan. 20 to honor Martin Luther King. Jr. This opportunity was an optional component of the freshman, “My Design” course.
  • Meghan Carlton Phillips portrait.

    Alumna wins National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship

    Meghan Carlton Phillips, ’08 has been awarded $25,000 for her flash fiction creative writing, as a recipient of a 2020 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Creative Writing Fellowship in prose.
  • Laura DiCarlo Student Alumni Council

    Campus and community involvement highlighted at awards celebration

    Students were honored April 29 for campus and community involvement at the Community Engagement and