CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Stephan Jordan, a senior at Washington College, recently was appointed by Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley to be the student representative on the Maryland Higher Education Commission.
Jordan officially was sworn into office Oct. 21 by Mark Mumford, clerk of the Circuit Court for Kent County. He will serve a one-year term representing all students at Maryland's colleges and universities, both public and private.
Jordan is the son of Russell and Angela White of Frederick, Md.
Jordan graduated from Tuscarora High School in Frederick. The political science major has been active in a number of campus activities and groups.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Thea Daniel of Brunswick, Md., a student at the University of Evansville, joined millions of Americans Oct. 22 by volunteering for Make A Difference Day, the nation's largest day of community service.
Daniel, who is majoring in creative writing, was among about 400 University of Evansville students who spent the day volunteering at 25 nonprofit organizations around Evansville. Tasks included beautification and landscaping, painting and working with children, and sites included parks and community centers.
ANNVILLE, Pa. — Laine Pendleton of Frederick, Md., is serving as vice president of the Equestrian Club at Lebanon Valley College.
Pendleton is a junior health science major.
The Equestrian Club is a sport club established to promote equestrian activities and to provide an opportunity for interested students to ride and learn more about horses. The club gives students the opportunity to participate in intercollegiate shows at all levels from beginner to open and jumping classes.