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  • 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.
  • Two of Maryland’s top teachers are alumnae of McDaniel College.

    Top Maryland teachers earned degrees from McDaniel

    Two of Maryland’s top teachers are alumnae of McDaniel College. Carroll County Teacher of the Year Jena Ehmann graduated with a Student-Designed major in English Language and Literacy Acquisition and a minor in Elementary Education in 2007 and also earned a master’s degree in Reading Specialist: Literacy Leadership in 2012 and Administrator I certification in May 2020. Kent County Teacher of the Year Angel Jones Lins received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 1983.
  • McDaniel has taken a personalized approach to admissions and strives to make the college search process as easy and stress-free as possible.

    McDaniel Admissions Dean joins admissions leaders nationwide in signing a statement of care

    Heidi Reigel, Dean of Admissions at McDaniel College, is among the more than 315 admissions leaders from across the United States who signed “Care Counts in Crisis: College Admissions Deans Respond to COVID-19.” This collective statement describes what college admissions offices value and expect—and don't expect—from students during the pandemic.
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    McDaniel College announces Fall 2020 plans

    Informed by the recommendations of the Return to the Hill (RTTH) Task Force along with its five committees, as well as guidance from state and county health officials, key decisions involve Academics, including changes to the undergraduate academic calendar, as well as Health and Safety, Residential Life and Food Service, Student Support and Campus Life, and Financial Matters. The College plans to honor its commitment to students by absorbing over $1 million in expenses on efforts related to health and safety to ensure the residential and academic experience is as safe as possible.
  • Senior Cinema major Annie McDevitt, the writer and director of “My Experience,” also portrayed the main character in her film.

    Graduating seniors take viewers on journey through Cinema capstones

    Graduating Cinema students produce original works as the culmination of their studies at McDaniel. For the Spring 2020 semester, the students had the opportunity to either write an original screenplay or produce a 20-minute film.
  • Devon Maranto '20 conducted his biology capstone research on coral.

    Capstone research projects position Biology majors for grad school and career success

    Now on their way to doctorate programs, medical school, high school classrooms and careers that span wildlife preservation, agriculture production and forensics, McDaniel’s 2020 Biology graduates all learned valuable skills and life lessons while immersing in the capstone research that is the culmination of their studies in their major.
  • Nearly 30 juniors, sophomores and first-year students have earned awards for academic achievement and leadership from McDaniel College.

    Juniors, sophomores and first-year students recognized with academic and leadership awards

    Nearly 30 juniors, sophomores and first-year students have earned awards for academic achievement and leadership from McDaniel College. Students were also named to two prestigious leadership honor societies, Omicron Delta Kappa and Trumpeters.
  • McDaniel graduates received their celebration in a box – their own commemorative bell to ring during the Zoom bell-ringing and a McDaniel baseball cap welcoming them to the Alumni Association.

    Class of 2020 celebration echoes across the country and around the world

    Cheers, congratulations and the ceremonial ringing of bells poured in from two dozen states and eight countries in virtual celebration of the accomplishments and bright futures of the McDaniel College Class of 2020. Families and friends of the 555 graduates joined in the day-long festivities that included virtual awards ceremonies, a slide show featuring every graduate and departmental receptions — all culminating in the traditional bell ringing and welcome as the newest alumni.
  • McDaniel College seniors were recognized with academic, activity and leadership awards during a virtual Celebration Day.

    Seniors honored with academic, activity and leadership awards

    McDaniel College seniors were honored with academic, activity and leadership awards during their 2020 Celebration on May 23. The awards ceremonies were held virtually with Provost Julia Jasken presenting academic awards and Dean of Students Liz Towle presenting activity and leadership awards.
  • Carson Marshall of Brookeville, Md., is a three-year ROTC scholarship recipient who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology and a minor in Performance, Fitness, and Conditioning.

    Nine ROTC cadets commission as new Army officers

    Eight McDaniel graduating seniors and one graduate student from The Green Terror Battalion were commissioned as Army officers during a virtual ceremony on May 22.