News Archive - May 2017

Graduating Class of 2017
Family and friends of the Class of 2017 cheered the 382 bachelor’s and 278 master’s candidates who received their degrees May 20 during the college’s 147th Commencement ceremony.  Full Story


Julie Wilson
Winners of the two top undergraduate awards were revealed at McDaniel’s May 20 Commencement ceremony. Julie A. Wilson of Jefferson, Md., won the Argonaut Award for achieving the highest cumulative grade-point average, and Cristina… Full Story


Two top graduate awards were announced May 20 at the College’s 147th Commencement. Ashleigh N. Rizzo received The Joan Develin Coley Award for Excellence in Education for earning the best record as a graduate student in the study of literacy… Full Story


2017 Convocation
Members of the Class of 2017 were honored May 19 on the eve of their graduation from the College with academic, activity and leadership awards at the Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation. Full Story


Julia Jasken, Deb Miller, President Roger Casey
Professor of Education Debra Miller was honored with the 2017 Ira G. Zepp Distinguished Teaching Award for her devotion to mentoring her students through innovative teaching, challenging and engaging course work and a passion for her… Full Story


McDaniel College Class of 2017 graduate Leesa Malczewski in Budapest, Hungary
Here’s a proud salute to our graduates awarded bachelor’s and master’s degrees on May 20. Read on for the insider’s view of the McDaniel College Class of 2017. #McDaniel17 Full Story


Image of Campus
Nine McDaniel College graduating seniors were commissioned as Army officers at 10 a.m. May 19 in a ceremony in Baker Memorial Chapel. Hood College and Mount St. Mary’s cadets were commissioned in separate ceremonies. Full Story


Photo of McDaniel College Commencement ceremony
Curious about the Class of 2017? What were their top choices of majors? Where did they study abroad? How many states and countries are represented among the graduates? Here is a close-up view of McDaniel’s newest alumni, by the numbers. Full Story


 James Lightner
James E. Lightner, Ph.D.  Doctor of Letters  Full Story


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Class of 1967
More than 200 alumni and guests returned to campus for Golden Reunion Weekend, celebrating the classes of 1967, 1962, 1961, 1957, 1952 and 1951. Four alumni from the class of 1951 celebrating 66 years and 13 from the class of 1952… Full Story


Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. For a complete list, see McLive. Full Story


McDaniel College student-athlete Billy Emerson earns bronze medal in shot put
Sophomore Billy Emerson won a bronze medal at the 2017 Centennial Conference (CC) men's outdoor track and field championship, and freshman Christian Garruppo earned Rookie of the Year at the 2017 CC men's golf championship. Full Story


Md. School Librarian of the Year Kim Johnson (standing) with South Carroll high school students
Kim Johnson, media specialist at South Carroll High School, has been named the 2017 Maryland School Librarian of the Year by the Maryland Association of School Librarians (MASL) for her exemplary service and outstanding achievements in the… Full Story


Chemistry major Madelyn Jackstadt’s capstone research into the anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties of the stinging nettle plant began deep in the Amazon rain forest when a friend was stung by the plant Jackstadt has come to see as… Full Story


Alex Leonard
Alexaundria Leonard was outside her comfort zone even before stepping foot on the jet that would carry her 6,700 miles to Tokyo. The senior from Baltimore was thrilled to be one of only 15 students across the nation selected for the… Full Story


McDaniel College students were honored at the 7th annual Community Engagement Luncheon and Showcase organized by the Center for Experience and Opportunity (CEO) May 1.  Full Story


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