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    McDaniel College Board of Trustees endorses new strategic plan

    McDaniel College’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously to endorse the college’s next five-year strategic plan, “Reaching New Heights: McDaniel College Strategic Plan 2022-2027," which further positions McDaniel as an innovative liberal arts college focused on student achievement and professional success.
  • Reading Clinic 2021

    Reading Specialist graduate program receives national recognition

    According to the International Literacy Association, McDaniel College’s Reading Specialist: Literacy Leadership master’s degree program is among the best literacy teacher preparation programs in the United States.
  • 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.
  • Matthew Ramsey

    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.
  • Mona Kerby Distinguished Alumna

    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.
  • 2022 Commencement

    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.