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  • McDaniel junior Zachary Ruggerie, left, with fellow students Anna Petenbrink, center, and Laura Midkiff, right.

    Rising junior Zachary Ruggerie receives national undergraduate scholarship

    Rising junior Zachary Ruggerie, a History major from York, Pa., has been awarded the Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship from Alpha Lambda Delta for the 2020-21 academic year. Alpha Lambda Delta has awarded 50 Trow scholarships to outstanding students from across the country.
  • Nearly 30 juniors, sophomores and first-year students have earned awards for academic achievement and leadership from McDaniel College.

    Juniors, sophomores and first-year students recognized with academic and leadership awards

    Nearly 30 juniors, sophomores and first-year students have earned awards for academic achievement and leadership from McDaniel College. Students were also named to two prestigious leadership honor societies, Omicron Delta Kappa and Trumpeters.
  • Claire Frances Roberts and Sarah Grace Watcher received top graduate awards.

    Top Graduate awards announced

    McDaniel College has announced the recipients of two top graduate awards. Sarah Grace Watcher of Westminster, Md., received The Joan Develin Coley Award for Excellence in Education and Claire Frances Roberts of Swartz Creek, Mich., was awarded The B. Jill Brooks Hodge Professional Development Award.
  • McDaniel College has been recognized by College Magazine as one of the “Top 10 Colleges Near Washington, D.C.”

    McDaniel in the News: College Magazine ranks McDaniel as a Top 10 College near Washington, D.C.

    McDaniel College placed in College Magazine’s “Top 10 Colleges Near Washington, D.C.” ranking. McDaniel is not only the top ranked small college, but is the only small college in Maryland included among such schools as Georgetown, George Mason University and Johns Hopkins University.
  • McDaniel graduates received their celebration in a box – their own commemorative bell to ring during the Zoom bell-ringing and a McDaniel baseball cap welcoming them to the Alumni Association.

    Class of 2020 celebration echoes across the country and around the world

    Cheers, congratulations and the ceremonial ringing of bells poured in from two dozen states and eight countries in virtual celebration of the accomplishments and bright futures of the McDaniel College Class of 2020. Families and friends of the 555 graduates joined in the day-long festivities that included virtual awards ceremonies, a slide show featuring every graduate and departmental receptions — all culminating in the traditional bell ringing and welcome as the newest alumni.
  • McDaniel College seniors were recognized with academic, activity and leadership awards during a virtual Celebration Day.

    Seniors honored with academic, activity and leadership awards

    McDaniel College seniors were honored with academic, activity and leadership awards during their 2020 Celebration on May 23. The awards ceremonies were held virtually with Provost Julia Jasken presenting academic awards and Dean of Students Liz Towle presenting activity and leadership awards.
  • Carson Marshall of Brookeville, Md., is a three-year ROTC scholarship recipient who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology and a minor in Performance, Fitness, and Conditioning.

    Nine ROTC cadets commission as new Army officers

    Eight McDaniel graduating seniors and one graduate student from The Green Terror Battalion were commissioned as Army officers during a virtual ceremony on May 22.
  • McDaniel College Class of 2020

    By the Numbers: McDaniel College Class of 2020

    Wondering about the Class of 2020? What are their top choices of majors? How many states and countries are represented among the graduates? Where did they study abroad? Here is a close-up view of McDaniel’s newest alumni, by the numbers.
  • Nicolette Brookman received The Argonaut Award for highest GPA of 4.0 in her entire completed course of study and The Edith Farr Ridington Writing Award for the best paper among those submitted by the various departments.

    Top undergraduate awards presented during Class of 2020 Celebration

    Nicolette Brookman, an English major with a Secondary Education minor, Veronica Johns, who earned a bachelor's in Spanish and master's in Teaching, and Ravi Patel, a Political Science and Spanish major, were recognized with the top undergraduate awards during McDaniel College’s virtual Celebration Day on May 23.