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  • Clare Hoerl in the classroom with her students while they learn to use measuring tapes.

    McDaniel certificate program turns alum into a STEM leader

    The STEM Instructional Leader certificate program, developed in collaboration with the National Institute of Aerospace, is an opportunity for educators to become leaders in STEM. Clare Hoerl, a 2021 program graduate, discovered this firsthand when her new approach to teaching STEM earned her school — and McDaniel — a downlink with NASA astronauts.
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    Matthew J. Ramsey begins at McDaniel as new coordinator of Human Services Management graduate program

    Matthew J. Ramsey has joined McDaniel College as the Laurence J. Adams Endowed Chair in Special Education and coordinator of the master’s degree program in Human Services Management. He also serves as president and CEO of Target Community & Educational Services, Inc.
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    Two McDaniel alums are named Maryland Teachers of the Year

    Two County Teachers of the Year in Maryland are McDaniel alums: Erica McAndrew of Carroll County, who graduated with a bachelor’s in Sociology and a master’s in Elementary Education; and Jorden Lim of Long Reach High School, who graduated with a master’s in Curriculum and Instruction. Both are eligible to be chosen as the 2022 Maryland Teacher of the Year.
  • Mike Marshall and Caterina Lichtenberg

    Common Ground on the Hill returns to McDaniel’s campus

    Since 1995, Common Ground on the Hill has hosted its Traditions Weeks of classes in the traditional arts, evening concerts, lectures, and art talks on campus at McDaniel College. Now, after a two-year hiatus, McDaniel is also the location for the 23rd annual Common Ground on the Hill Roots Music & Arts Festival being held Saturday, July 16.
  • Dr. Julia Jasken Human Services Management Scholarship

    New scholarship established for graduate students in Human Services Management

    Target Community & Educational Services, Inc., has established a new $25,000 scholarship in honor of McDaniel College’s 10th president, Dr. Julia Jasken. The Dr. Julia Jasken Endowed Scholarship is for a graduate student studying in McDaniel’s Human Services Management master’s degree program.
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    Graduate Coordinator Mona Kerby honored as distinguished alumna 

    Mona Kerby, the L. Stanley Bowlsbey Endowed Chair at McDaniel College, was the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from Texas Woman's University.
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    McDaniel College graduates the Class of 2022

    Among family and friends, 297 bachelor’s candidates crossed the stage to receive their degrees on May 21 during McDaniel College’s 152nd Commencement ceremony. Author and social entrepreneur Michelle Poler addressed the graduating class, encouraging them to face their fears and move toward happiness rather than comfort, and an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters was conferred on Jeff Rosenberg, former director of NPR Worldwide.
  • President Jasken at the 2022 Graduate Commencement Ceremony

    Master’s students earn degrees at 152nd Commencement

    At McDaniel’s 2022 Graduate Commencement ceremony, 209 students celebrated the achievement of earning their master’s degrees, conferred from 19 programs. Keynote speaker and honorary Doctor of Journalism recipient Dan Rodricks, a long-time columnist for the Baltimore Sun, encouraged them to move forward with courageous values.
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    McDaniel College Class of 2022: By the Numbers

    Here’s to McDaniel’s Class of 2022. All 506 of them. A diverse group, they have 63 different majors and traveled from ten countries and 23 states and D.C. to study on the Hill. Want to know more? Top majors? Where they studied abroad? How many are College Scholars? Read on!
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    McDaniel celebrates 152nd Commencement on Saturday, May 21

    McDaniel College celebrates its 152nd Commencement for the Class of 2022 on Saturday, May 21. The graduate ceremony begins at 10 a.m., followed by the undergraduate ceremony at 2 p.m. Both ceremonies take place in the college’s Gill Center with masks required for all attendees as a health and safety precaution. A live stream of both ceremonies will also be available online at