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  • Richard Smith

    Sociology professor and alumnus Richard M. Smith named inaugural associate provost for equity and belonging

    McDaniel College has named Richard M. Smith as the college’s inaugural associate provost for equity and belonging. Smith is a 2000 alumnus and has taught sociology at McDaniel since 2010. For the past three years, he served as special advisor to the provost.
  • Week 1 (Stefon Kelly)

    McDaniel College hosts solo exhibition by 2012 alumnus Stefon Kelly

    A solo exhibition of self-portraits created by alumnus Stefon Kelly '12 is on display in the college's Esther Prangley Rice Gallery.
  • Alumni Council

    McDaniel College names new Alumni Council leadership

    McDaniel College has named new Alumni Council leaders. The Alumni Council is the leadership body of McDaniel’s Alumni Association and its members serve as ambassadors for the college. Prospective members of the Alumni Council are either nominated or can apply online.
  • ROTC Gala Otto Guenther

    Board Chair Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Otto J. Guenther ’63 inducted into Army ROTC Hall of Fame

    Retired Lt. Gen. Otto J. Guenther, chair of the McDaniel College Board of Trustees, has been honored for his military achievements, both past and present. Guenther, a 1963 alumnus who majored in Economics and was a member of the Green Terror Battalion Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program, has been inducted into the national U.S. Army ROTC Hall of Fame, which recognizes ROTC graduates who have distinguished themselves in military or civilian pursuits. He has also been named a 2021 Veteran Champion of the Year in Higher Education by G.I. Jobs magazine, which publishes the Military Friendly® Schools list.
  • B. Sharise Moore and Jared Reck

    Two former Writing for Children and Young Adults graduate students find success in the publishing world

    Two former students in McDaniel’s Writing for Children and Young Adults (WCYA) graduate certificate program have found success in the publishing world. B. Sharise Moore, who specialized in WCYA while pursuing her master’s degree from McDaniel’s Innovations in Teaching and Learning (formerly Curriculum and Instruction) graduate program, had a debut fantasy novel, “Dr. Marvellus Djinn’s Odd Scholars,” released at the end of May. Jared Reck, who completed coursework in WCYA and currently teaches as an online adjunct lecturer in the program, has had “Donuts and Other Proclamations of Love” published with Knopf Books for Young Readers by Penguin Random House.
  • Trustees Jill Mennicken & Aaron Slaughter

    McDaniel College Board of Trustees elects two new members

    McDaniel College has named two new members to its board of trustees. Jill Kortvelesy Mennicken of Laurel, N.Y., a 1981 alumna of the college, served as senior director of business development at Forrest Solutions, a Manhattan-based staffing and outsourcing company. Aaron Slaughter of Silver Spring, Md., a 2010 alumnus of the college, is a senior manager at Withum, a national top-ranking public accounting firm.
  • Becky Martin

    McDaniel mourns loss of longtime women’s basketball coach Becky Martin

    Becky Martin, a 1980 alumna of McDaniel College and for nearly four decades coach of the Green Terror women's basketball team, died Tuesday, June 8 after a long illness. She was 62. A stand-out student athlete in both volleyball and basketball, Becky took over the reins of the women's basketball program in 1981, just a year after graduating from the college, and was a staple on the Green Terror sidelines for 37 seasons prior to her medical leave in 2018. With her career 554-369 record, she is the winningest coach in Centennial Conference history.
  • Ed Singer '87

    Carroll County Health Officer Ed Singer ’87 honored with McDaniel’s Trustee Alumni Award

    Ed Singer ’87, Carroll County Health Officer and incident commander for Carroll County’s COVID-19 response, received McDaniel’s highest alumni honor, the Trustee Alumni Award, during the college’s 2021 Commencement in recognition of his career and service achievement.
  • Roger Casey

    McDaniel College holds Commencement ceremony for Class of 2020

    A year after they were supposed to cross the stage, the McDaniel College Class of 2020 was invited back to the Hill on Saturday, May 22, for a special Commencement ceremony honoring 325 bachelor’s and 230 master’s graduates. The 555 graduates, who were honored last spring with a virtual celebration due to the COVID-19 pandemic, were welcomed back to campus for their hard-earned day in the spotlight.
  • Class of 2021 senior profiles

    We are McDaniel: Class of 2021 Senior Profiles

    Here’s to McDaniel’s Class of 2021. They are distinctively McDaniel. Confident. Committed. Innovative. Curious. Genuine. Dynamic. Enthusiastic. World changing. Kind. We’re proud to call them alumni and prouder still to share a selection of their stories here – told as only they can tell them, in their own words.