McDaniel College recently named Westminster resident Julie Weaver as the school’s financial wellness coordinator, a position that has been created to help students navigate paying for college, managing loan debt and other college-related expenses. The Times caught up with Weaver.
The Westminster Police Department is investigating an attempted robbery at McDaniel College Monday evening. An employee of the college reported that a young Hispanic male with a "short, stocky build" attempted to rob them on the college's campus.
Learn about another culture, sample delicious cuisine and explore this continent across the sea at Africa’s Legacy Global Dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, inside Decker Center Forum at McDaniel College.
The dance was one of a handful students got the chance to learn Tuesday as a part of the 24th annual McDaniel College German-American Day, which allows middle and high school students to participate in workshops and hands-on activities.
The role of women in this country has been ever evolving, but one thing remains true. Even when their roles were limited or dictated by men, women made a difference, and that included the women of Carroll County.
Day for Book Lovers with authors Lynne Olson and Tayari Jones was held Monday in the Decker Forum at McDaniel College. Attendees received a copy of Olson’s “Last Hope Island” and Jones’ “An American Marriage” and had the chance meet the authors and have the books signed.
In June, Matthew Geiger and and Andrew Zirkle first participated in the American Legion’s Boys State program, held in June at McDaniel College, and were from there sent to the Boys Nation program held in Washington, D.C., in July.
Jeremy Reynolds, 17, is planning a benefit concert where the price of admission will be canned food items. “Foodstock” is scheduled for Aug. 5 at Union Mills Homestead — and in addition to a GoFundMe campaign, the scout has partnered with the Westminster Buffalo Wild Wings on July 24 to fundraise
Campers participating in the marine science segment of McDaniel College’s Summer Science Academy included muddy hands and scientific experiments aboard the Rachel Carson — the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s flagship research vessel.
And while the outdoor setting maybe have been make-believe, for the approximately 40 students enrolled in this year’s McDaniel Reading Clinic, the decorations and summer camp theme was a way to bring fun to four weeks of reading and writing practice.
As week two of the 24th edition of Common Ground kicks off Monday, July 2, two keynote lecturers will discuss how to institute change. The two speakers, Paulo Gregory Harris and Genard “Shadow” Barr, will talk about how they’ve worked to inspire change in underserved communities in Baltimore.
Mad River Theater Works will perform their original play "Freedom Riders" as the first keynote of Common Ground on the Hill. The Times caught up with Managing Director Chris Westhoff to learn more about “Freedom Riders.”
Common Ground on the Hill, and its “Tradition Weeks,” is now, itself, a tradition. A lecture and educational series that also includes concerts, art galleries, dances and more, Common Ground is expanding to three weeks. Nearly a quarter-century ago, though, it was just an idea.
Diane Martin, director of the college’s Center for the Study of Aging, presented results of a local survey on ‘aging in place’ to a group of about 60 individuals, including County Commissioner Stephen Wantz, R-District 1, both the Carroll County Bureau and Commission of Aging and Disabilities...
Savannah Dawson, who grew up on her family’s farm north of Westminster, said she’s the first in her family to have gone to college. McDaniel was never on her radar, but she and her mom were looking at schools and decided to give the college a chance. She fell in love and said, "this is home."
May 19 McDaniel College graduate Agut Odolla plans to work with refugees and immigrants, something she always wanted to do, having been one herself. Her personal experience, she said, gives her something to offer others.