Marietta petroleum graduates ranked among best by PayScale.com

August 30, 2017 | Petroleum Engineering
It’s no doubt that Marietta College’s Petroleum Engineering Program is among the best in the nation at preparing talented leaders in the energy industry, and a recent ranking released by PayScale.com highlights yet another reason to bolster Pioneer Pride. Marietta College ranks eighth on PayScale.com’s list of Best Schools for Engineering...
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Marietta mourns passing of beloved Geology professor

March 7, 2016 | Fred Voner
For three decades, Dr. Fred Voner was a staple in the Petroleum Engineering and Geology Department. “He told me in January that he hoped he could teach for at least two more years,” said Wendy Bartlett, Geology instructor and his longtime friend. “I told him I couldn’t imagine teaching without him.”
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Associate Professor elected to Central Ohio PRSA board of directors

February 27, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College’s Dr. Jane Dailey, Associate Professor of Media Studies, has been elected to serve on the 2013 board of directors of the Central Ohio chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. The chapter serves more than 360 public relations professionals across the Central Ohio region who work in the corporate, government, agency...
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Sports Management students gain valuable game-day experience

December 16, 2016 | Experiential Learning
Natalie Bender ’17 (Akron, Ohio) got to touch the “Play Like a Champion” sign at Notre Dame. Brett Mattson ’18 (Parkersburg, West Virginia) ran the fog machine as West Virginia’s football team entered the field for a home game, and Kristina LaRocca ’18 (Strasburg, Ohio) escorted the singer onto the field for the National Anthem at a Steelers...
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Marietta’s Dr. Wehrman to appear on C-SPAN 3 Saturday, Jan. 17

January 12, 2015 | CSPAN
Marietta College’s Dr. Andrew Wehrman is appearing on C-SPAN 3 at 9:20 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, as he’ll discuss smallpox in Revolutionary era America.
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Athletic Department donates gaming systems to area organizations

September 3, 2009 | 2009
One organization plans to use the donation as a way to get more indoor exercise, while another group sees the gift as a motivational tool for students to complete their homework. It is those type of examples that makes the donation by Marietta College’s Athletic Department of two Xbox 360 gaming systems and two Nintendo Wii systems to area...
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Six events scheduled for 2017 fall Physics Colloquium Series

August 25, 2017 | PhysicsColloquium1718
Marietta College has scheduled six programs for the fall 2017 Physics Colloquium Series, which has been a staple at the College for more than a decade. Highlighting the fall schedule is Dr. Steven Snyder, who will be on campus as part of the Sigma Pi Sigma Public Science Lecture, at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 13, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium....
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Chapman U. professor to speak at 32nd annual Friedman Lecture

February 3, 2016 | Friedman Lecture
Dr. Vernon Smith, Professor of Economics at the Chapman University in Orange, California, is scheduled to deliver the keynote address for Marietta College’s 32nd annual Milton Friedman Lecture. Smith will begin his presentation — “On Changing False Beliefs: Two Cases from Experimental Economics and their Economic Implications” — at 7 p.m.,...
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Janet Bland — English

December 10, 2012 | 2012
Dr. Janet Bland prides herself on changing and evolving her class, even if she has taught it for years. She says every good teacher is reconsidering the nature of his or her class content. “If you’re asking students to progress in their creativity and skills, you must be willing to do the same.”
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Three McDonough Scholars selected for Jepson Cambridge Program

December 12, 2016 | Student News
Marietta College’s Matthew Johnson ’19 (Marietta, Ohio) has wanted to be an attorney since junior high. Johnson, along with fellow McDonough Scholars Makenzie McAfee ’19 (Findlay, Ohio) and Emily Vigue ’19 (Lancaster, Ohio), will get an early glimpse of law school as they have been selected to participate in the University of Richmond’s...
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‘Faculty Exhibition’ opens Sept. 26 in Gallery 310

September 2, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College’s art exhibition season will begin in Gallery 310 with the Art Department’s “Faculty Exhibition,” which opens
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Marietta College political science student to present at conference

March 28, 2008 | 20008
Marietta College's Nicholas Busch '08, who is majoring in political science, will attend the 31st annual Appalachian Studies Association Conference at Marshall University on March 28-30. "It's quite an accomplishment for Nick to have had his paper chosen for presentation at the annual Appalachian Studies meeting because this is a well known...
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Esbenshade Series returns for 37th season, features exciting performers

August 1, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
Marietta College is excited to team up with the Peoples Bank Theatre again to bring the entire community another exciting season of Esbenshade Series performances, which begin on Sunday, Sept. 17. The 37th season is highlighted by three musical performances, as well as best-selling author J.D. Vance and the talented dancers of Ailey II.
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College adds Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion

DeJuan Mitchell has a “student-first” mindset. He believes that will serve him and Marietta’s students well as he settles in to his new position as the Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion, U.S. Student Services.  Mitchell joins Marietta after completing a Master of Science in Human Development and Leadership with a focus in College...
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College adds Delta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Omicron

September 24, 2012 | KAO
Marietta College recently established the Delta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Omicron, an organization for students and faculty who learn and work with subjects like Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Sustainability, and other interdisciplinary fields.
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Leadership professor joins VoiceAmerica program on Jan. 10th

December 8, 2016 | VoiceAmerica
Dr. Gama Perruci, Dean of Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business, is a guest speaker on the VoiceAmerica program, “Innovative Leaders: Driving Thriving Organizations,” which will be aired in early in 2017. Perruci was joined by Aldo Boitano, who brings 25 years in top management, marketing and sales positions, on the...
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College announces free planetarium shows for April through June

April 15, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College’s Anderson Hancock Planetarium has announced the free community shows for April, May and June. The April program will include the full-dome video “Undiscovered Worlds,” which explores how we are discovering planets around other stars. It will begin at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 24. On May 15, the full-dome video “Black Holes:...
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College hands out awards during annual Founders Day celebration

February 15, 2008 | 2008
Marietta College president Jean A. Scott welcomed faculty, administration, trustees, emeriti faculty and honored guests who gathered to celebrate the College's 173rd birthday at the Founders Day Convocation on Feb. 14 in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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National conference is an eye-opening experience for Advertising & Public Relations student

June 27, 2017 | Student News
When it comes to learning about an industry’s newest advancements and constantly changing climate as well as having the opportunity to network with and get advice from leaders in the field, nothing beats attending a national conference. After attending the 2017 ADAMERICA Conference from June 7-10 in New Orleans with Assistant Professor of...
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Esbenshade Series opens 35th year on Sept. 14

August 18, 2015 | Esbenshade Series
The Frederica G. Esbenshade Series at Marietta College has brought the Mid-Ohio Valley inspiring and engaging entertainment for 35 years. That tradition will continue during the 2015-16 academic year with five outstanding performances on the schedule.
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McCoy Scholar adds NASA scholarship to her resume

May 3, 2012 | 2012
Anna Gill ’12 (Canal Winchester, Ohio) is just another example of how Marietta College’s McCoy Scholars seem to deliver exemplary work every year. Gill, who will be one of nearly 300 seniors participating in the 175th annual Commencement ceremony at Marietta on May 13 in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, recently won first-place in the...
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Medieval castle, permanent make up topics of next PioPitch

November 14, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Marietta College's PioPitch program, an entrepreneur-focused initiative, will feature Bill Grizer and Martha Jones from 4:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday, November 17th, in Thomas 124. In this session of PioPitch, Grizer and Jones will present their recent entrepreneurial activities and seek audience feedback. This event is free and open to public.
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Annual Kids Academy for Mathematics accepting applications

February 21, 2014 | Kids Academy
Marietta College’s Kids Academy for Mathematics is looking for students currently enrolled in Pre-K through seventh grade to consider attending the one-week program this summer.
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Marietta College partners with Ruckus for free, legal music downloads

May 8, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College has partnered with Ruckus Network, Inc., to provide students with access to free and legal music downloads through a multimedia network designed specifically for college students. Throughout the year, Marietta College's undergraduate and graduate students can access the Ruckus service anytime - on or off campus - to enjoy the...
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Marietta students excel on Putnam Mathematics Competition

May 30, 2017 | Math
  Two Marietta College students exhibited their mathematical prowess with their performances at the 77th annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematics Competition during the 2016-17 academic year. The North American math contest for college students requires participants to spend six hours, in two sittings, trying to solve 12 problems. Daniel...
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