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    McDaniel College graduates the Class of 2024

    Among family and friends, 407 bachelor’s candidates crossed the stage to receive their degrees on Saturday, May 18, during McDaniel College’s 154th Commencement ceremony. Higher education leader Freeman A. Hrabowski III addressed the graduating class encouraging them to never stop learning and to be confident in who they are, and an Honorary Doctor of Public Service was awarded to local business leader and philanthropist Greg W. Kahlert.
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    Master’s students earn degrees at 154th Commencement

    At McDaniel’s 2024 Graduate Commencement Ceremony, 296 students celebrated the achievement of earning their master’s degrees, conferred from 16 programs. The keynote speaker was Mona Kerby, the L. Stanley Bowlsbey Endowed Chair at McDaniel.
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    Ridington and Argonaut awards presented at Class of 2024 Commencement

    History and Biology double major Zachary E. Brown was honored with The Edith Farr Ridington Writing Award for writing the best senior paper. Five undergraduates were tied for the highest cumulative GPA and were recipients of the Argonaut Award: Haley E. Arnold, Kendall Rose Catlin, Signé T. Kula, Brenna R. Mayberry, and Ariana Kaylin Stormont.
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    Associate professor of Art earns top undergraduate teaching award

    Associate Professor of Art Chloe Watson Irla ’07 has earned the Ira G. Zepp Distinguished Teaching Award for her dedication to teaching and scholarship, awarded at McDaniel’s 154th Commencement ceremony.
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    Student and faculty awards presented at Graduate Commencement

    Three special awards were presented during the May 18 Graduate Commencement ceremony. One student award was given to a master’s degree recipient in McDaniel’s Deaf Education program, while two faculty awards were presented to an assistant professor in the Counseling program and a senior online graduate adjunct lecturer in the Special Education program.
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    Class of 2024 seniors honored with academic, activity, and leadership awards

    On the eve of their graduation, McDaniel College seniors in the Class of 2024 were honored with academic, activity, and leadership awards. Prior to the event, the graduating seniors took part in the Arch Processional led by McDaniel College leadership, including President Julia Jasken, Provost Flavius Lilly, and Dean of Student Liz Towle.
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    Bates Prize and Mary Ward Lewis Prize awarded at Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation

    Tyra N. Pritchett, a Psychology major with a minor in Theatre Arts, received The Mary Ward Lewis Prize, while Kramoh T. Mansalay, a Biomedical Science major and Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies major with a Linguistic specialization, with minors in Biology and Chemistry, was awarded The Bates Prize. Both represent outstanding members of the graduating class.
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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 17. The keynote speaker for the ceremony was Brig. Gen. Matthew N. Gebhard ’93, deputy commanding general for operations at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Warfare Center and School, Special Operations Center of Excellence in Fort Liberty, North Carolina.
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    McDaniel College Class of 2024: By the Numbers

    All 703 of them. A diverse group, they have 35 different undergraduate majors and are from 16 graduate programs. They traveled from 27 countries and 27 states, plus Washington, D.C. Want to know more? Top majors? How many are College Scholars? What was the most popular study abroad destination? Read on!
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    McDaniel celebrates 154th Commencement on Saturday, May 18

    McDaniel College celebrates its 154th Commencement for the Class of 2024 on Saturday, May 18. 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. A live stream of both ceremonies will also be available online at