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  • 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.
  • 2022  Argonaut  Award Winners

    Ridington and Argonaut awards presented at Commencement

    English major Rebecca H Halaney and Physics major Kaitlyn Marie Bowser were honored with The Edith Farr Ridington Writing Award for writing the best senior papers. Five undergraduates were tied for the highest cumulative GPA and were recipients of the Argonaut Award: Jessia Marie Avila, Kaitlyn Marie Bowser, Kaitlyn Nicole Holstein, Jonah Warman Ruskin, and Cara E Woolston.
  • Linda Semu - Ira G. Zepp Distinguished Teaching Award

    Faculty earn top teaching awards

    Three McDaniel professors have earned awards for their dedication to teaching and scholarship, awarded at McDaniel's 152nd Commencement ceremony. The awards are: the Ira G. Zepp Distinguished Teaching Award, Ira G. Zepp Teaching Enhancement Grant, and the Shelton Adjunct Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence.
  • 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.
  • Jessia Marie Avila and Andrew Gabriel Witten

    Bates Prize and Mary Ward Lewis Prize awarded at Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation

    Jessia Marie Avila, a Political Science and Marketing major, received The Mary Ward Lewis Prize as the outstanding female member of the graduating class, while Andrew Gabriel Witten, Business Administration major, was awarded The Bates Prize for the outstanding male graduating senior.
  • Arch Walk 2022

    Class of 2022 seniors honored with academic, activity, and leadership awards

    On the eve of their graduation, McDaniel College seniors in the Class of 2022 were honored with academic, activity, and leadership awards. Prior to the event, the graduating seniors were led by McDaniel President Julia Jasken through Ward Memorial Arch.
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    Six ROTC cadets commissioned as Army officers

    Six McDaniel graduating seniors, who served as members of the Green Terror Battalion, received commissions as Army officers on May 20. The keynote speaker for the ceremony was Maj. Gen. Antonio V. Munera, commanding general of the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
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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
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    We are McDaniel: Class of 2022 Senior Profiles

    McDaniel’s Class of 2022 are trailblazers and change-makers. They invite new challenges and use every discipline to find innovative solutions. Bold and adventurous, passionate and caring, they’ve left their mark on McDaniel and will make an impact in all that they do.