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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.
  • 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.
  • McDaniel Accounting student Jyoti Duwady interviews virtually with accounting firms

    Accounting Interviewing Day 2020 is a virtual success

    It may not have been the traditional in-person Interviewing Day that Accounting, Economics and Business Administration students have known in the past, but the first half of Interviewing Day 2020 was no less successful with nine accounting firms holding 84 virtual interviews with 31 McDaniel Accounting majors. The second half of Interviewing Day continues in the spring when other majors in the Economics and Business Administration department will have the opportunity to meet with employers for internships and jobs.
  • McDaniel offers the Alumni Legacy Scholarship, Educator’s Legacy Scholarship, and Military Legacy Scholarship.

    McDaniel College awards first-year and transfer students with legacy scholarships

    McDaniel College has awarded nearly 100 first-year and transfer students with legacy scholarships valued at up to $100,000 over four years. Any student who qualifies for McDaniel's Alumni Legacy Scholarship, Educator’s Legacy Scholarship, or Military Legacy Scholarship is automatically awarded the scholarship. The legacy scholarships provide alternative ways to make McDaniel accessible for a wide variety of families.
  • McDaniel College Theatre presents a LIVE theatrical event! Spoon River Anthology

    McDaniel students assisted and performed in “Spoon River Anthology”

    More than 25 McDaniel students were part of the “Spoon River Anthology” production. Performances were Friday, September 25 and Saturday, September 26. “Spoon River Anthology” was directed by Julie Herber, who also served as choreographer, with the music directed by Alison E. Shafer. Theatre Arts major Flannery Bendel-Simso of Westminster, Md., served as the stage manager.