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  • Alpha Lambda Delta Crest

    McDaniel College students inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society

    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. Its mission is to encourage superior academic achievement, promote intelligent living and continued high standards and to assist students in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their roles in society.
  • John Mendenhall

    Rising junior awarded national study abroad scholarship

    McDaniel College rising junior John Mendenhall is looking forward to having a deeper understanding of Middle Eastern culture after being awarded a national study abroad scholarship. Mendenhall of Bethesda, Md., has been awarded a James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarship from Alpha Lambda Delta.
  • 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.
  • McDaniel junior Zachary Ruggerie, left, with fellow students Anna Petenbrink, center, and Laura Midkiff, right.

    Rising junior Zachary Ruggerie receives national undergraduate scholarship

    Rising junior Zachary Ruggerie, a History major from York, Pa., has been awarded the Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship from Alpha Lambda Delta for the 2020-21 academic year. Alpha Lambda Delta has awarded 50 Trow scholarships to outstanding students from across the country.
  • McDaniel senior Isabella Mendiola, center, collaborated on research in the Kinesiology department with Matt Cramer ‘19 and Andrea Magallanes ’19.

    Senior Isabella Mendiola receives national graduate fellowship award

    Isabella Mendiola, a senior Kinesiology major, has been awarded the Dean Adele Hagner Stamp Graduate Fellowship from Alpha Lambda Delta. The graduate fellowship, which is in the amount of $2,000, is for the 2020-21 academic year. Mendiola plans to pursue a doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • Ravi Patel at the Taj Mahal, India

    Senior Spanish and Political Science major named Fulbright finalist

    Ravi Patel, a senior at McDaniel College, has been named a Fulbright finalist for an English Teaching Assistant Award in Indonesia. Patel is a double major in Spanish and Political Science with a specialization in International Studies. He has traveled to 27 countries around the world, but there’s one place he has not reached yet.
  • 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 College Gilman scholarship recipients (l-r) Faith Young, Emem Akpan and Priscilla Owusu will study abroad during the spring semester and over the summer of 2020

    Three McDaniel juniors land prestigious Gilman scholarships to study abroad

    Supported by U.S. Department of State Gilman scholarships, Emem Akpan and Faith Young are studying abroad at McDaniel Europe, the college’s branch campus in Budapest, during spring semester and Priscilla Owusu heads to Dijon, France, in the summer to learn more about French culture and become more fluent in the language.
  • Jade Enright, Molecular Biology major at McDaniel College, conducted research at Yale.

    Molecular Biology major conducts summer research at Yale as Amgen scholar

    Jade Enright, a senior Molecular Biology major with a strong Chemistry minor, conducted research at Yale University after being named an Amgen Scholar. Enright worked in a graduate molecular biology lab overseen by a Yale professor and staffed with four post-doctoral fellows, four Ph.D. students and a lab manager.
  • 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.