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  • McDaniel College has announced its plans for Fall 2021, including a return to near-normal operations and face-to-face instruction for undergraduate students.

    McDaniel College announces Fall 2021 plans

    McDaniel College has announced its plans for Fall 2021, including a return to near-normal operations and face-to-face instruction for undergraduate students. McDaniel is planning for a primarily in-person experience with more than 90 percent of undergraduate classes to be offered as traditional in-person classes and 100 percent of labs. The other 10 percent of classes will mostly be offered in a hybrid format, which includes an in-person component.
  • McDaniel College announces Jessica Willoughby as the new coordinator of the master’s degree program in Deaf Education at the college.

    New Graduate Program Coordinator in Deaf Education joins McDaniel

    McDaniel College announces Jessica Willoughby as the new coordinator of the master’s degree program in Deaf Education at the college. Willoughby, a 2018 alumna of the college, also serves as a lecturer in the program.
  • All the Way to the Top: How One Girl’s Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything

    Writing for Children and Young Adults lecturer wins national children’s book award

    Annette Bay Pimentel, an online lecturer for McDaniel College’s Writing for Children and Young Adults, has won a national award for her children’s book titled “All the Way to the Top: How One Girl’s Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything.” Pimentel teaches “Nonfiction: Writing for Grades PreK-12” and “Writing Workshop for Children and Young Adults Books” for the online program.
  • Scholarships will be awarded from $1,000 to a value of up to full tuition annually through the Carolyn D. McGolerick Scholarship Fund.

    Scholarship named for alumna now available for McDaniel Graduate students pursuing a Master’s in School Librarianship

    The Carolyn D. McGolerick Scholarship is now available for McDaniel College graduate students pursuing a School Librarianship master’s degree in partnership with The Community Foundation of Frederick County. The scholarship is named for a 1971 McDaniel (formerly Western Maryland) College alumna, Carolyn D. McGolerick, who served as a librarian at Fort Detrick and at St. John’s School in Emmitsburg, Md.
  • McDaniel College has named Jennifer Glennon as the associate vice president of administration and Rose Mercier as director of human resources.

    McDaniel College names new associate vice president of administration and director of human resources

    McDaniel College has named Jennifer Glennon as the associate vice president of administration and Rose Mercier as director of human resources. Glennon '04 and Mercier '14 are both alumna of the McDaniel College master's degree program in Human Resources Development, now Human Resources Management.
  • The Hill McDaniel College | Summer/Autumn 2020 From Farm to Takeout

    New digital issue of The Hill magazine available now

    Alumni may have been wondering where the summer issue of The Hill magazine was this year, but they got the answer on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 when the magazine launched digitally for the second consecutive issue. Although The Hill could not be printed in 2020, a new digital platform ensured the McDaniel College community was able to stay up to date with their friends, classmates, and the college.
  • Jin Kang and Susan Stevenson

    McDaniel College elects new members to the Board of Trustees

    McDaniel College has named two new members to its Board of Trustees. Jin Kang of Great Falls, Va., is president and chief executive officer of WidePoint Corporation. Susan C. Stevenson of Ashland, Mass., a 1985 alumna of the college, is an executive director at the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research.
  • 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.
  • Melissa Thomas M.S. '05, coordinator of the Equity and Excellence in Education graduate certificate program and an adjunct professor at McDaniel College, has been selected to present at the Maryland State Education Association (MSEA) Convention on Oct. 16.

    Graduate Coordinator of the Equity and Excellence in Education Certificate Program presents at virtual MSEA Convention

    Melissa Thomas M.S. '05, coordinator of the Equity and Excellence in Education graduate certificate program and an adjunct professor at McDaniel College, has been selected to present at the Maryland State Education Association (MSEA) Convention on Oct. 16. Thomas, who earned her master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction (now Innovations in Teaching and Learning), is also an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) resource teacher in Carroll County Public Schools and a Maryland State Department of Education Master Teacher.
  • Vickie Mazer, Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies

    Vickie Mazer joins McDaniel as Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies

    Vickie Mazer has joined McDaniel College as the new dean of Graduate and Professional Studies. At McDaniel, she is responsible for providing leadership and support of the college’s more than 20 master’s degree and certificate programs. Many of McDaniel’s graduate programs can be completed online or in blended format of online and in-person.