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  • McDaniel College alumna Jocelyn Collins '16

    The Daily Record names Jocelyn Collins ’16 to VIP Successful by 40 list

    Jocelyn Collins ’16 has been named to The Daily Record’s 2020 VIP Successful by 40 List. As Maryland and Washington Government Relations Director for the American Cancer Society Action Network, Collins is a lobbyist who is also an advocate. “From youth, I always loved giving back and making the world a better place,” Collins told The Daily Record.
  • McDaniel College alumnus Camden Ostrander in NYC

    2018 alumnus co-writes scripts for 13-episode season on Spotify’s Dissect podcast

    Whether or not you are a fan of “Because The Internet” by Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover, tune in to Spotify’s podcast Dissect, with new episodes every Tuesday for the next 11 plus weeks, for Camden Ostrander’s incisive exploration of Glover’s second studio album, film, and screenplay. The 2018 alumnus and Dorsey Scholar co-wrote the season’s 13 episodes with Dissect’s creator and host Cole Cuchna.
  • Cinema professor Jonathan Slade wins Emmy award for documentary

    Cinema professor wins Emmy award for documentary

    Jonathan Slade '88, professor of Communication & Cinema, received his seventh Emmy award for his two-hour 2019 documentary, “Made Possible By Viewers Like You: 50 Years of Maryland Public Television” at the 62nd National Capital Chesapeake Bay ceremony on Aug. 8. The program, which debuted on Maryland Public Television in August 2019, won for outstanding arts/entertainment special during the virtual event in Washington, D.C.
  • Carroll County Teacher of the Year Jena Ehmann ’07, M.S. ’12 also earned an Administrator I certification in May 2020.

    Top Maryland teachers earned degrees from McDaniel

    Update as of 09.09.20: Carroll County Teacher of the Year Jena Ehmann '07, M.S. '12, has been named one of seven finalists for the 2020-21 Maryland Teacher of the Year. 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.
  • Here on the Hill, we never stop climbing.

    McDaniel ranks among Money Magazine’s “Best Colleges in America”

    McDaniel College has once again been chosen as one of the “Best Colleges in America” by Money Magazine and is the highest ranked small college in Maryland. This is the sixth consecutive year that McDaniel has been recognized for providing an affordable, quality education that leads to alumni success.
  • McDaniel College alumna Ashley Pritchard '16 with dolphin

    Environmental Studies alumna sparks action to preserve the planet through education

    The best part of Ashley Pritchard’s job as education coordinator at Marineland in St. Augustine, Fla. — a job that often finds her swimming in crystal clear water with playful dolphins and other marine life — is motivating young people to make a difference, however small, in the health of the planet. The 2016 Environmental Studies alumna loves teaching but her ultimate goal is to provide connections to the environment and conservation issues that result in action.
  • Mary Lynn Durham and Bill Roj

    McDaniel College unveils student center renovation

    Renamed the Roj Student Center for 1970 alumni Mary Lynn Durham and Bill Roj, who supported the project with a $5 million gift. The $11 million renovation modernizes McDaniel’s student center located in the middle of campus and is the first overall renovation of the structure since it was built in 1978.
  • Richard Smith, associate professor of Sociology and Class of 2000 McDaniel alumnus

    McDaniel honors faculty and staff for teaching, scholarship, research and service

    McDaniel faculty were recognized throughout the last week of classes for the 2019–2020 academic year by Provost Julia Jasken during a Faculty Appreciation Week, coinciding with National Teacher Appreciation Week (May 4-8).
  • Kimberly Johnson, pictured with friends

    Kimberly Johnson receives Bailer Award from McDaniel College

    Bailer Award recipient Kimberly Johnson earned a master’s degree in school librarianship in 2012 and obtained administrator I certification in 2019 from McDaniel. She’s a school library media specialist for Carroll County Public Schools.
  • Student Alumni Council pose for I love the hill day

    Thank you for showing us so much love!

    I Love the Hill Day was a resounding success thanks to the alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents and friends who came together in support of McDaniel. Together, we exceeded our goal of 578 donors, ensuring we can make a difference in the life of every student at McDaniel.