Alumnus excited to speak during Founders Day ceremony

January 23, 2017 | Alumni
When Dr. Robert Boswell ’73 was a student at Marietta College, he heard about Founders Day though he didn’t know much about it. Now, the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement at the University of Colorado-Boulder, is excited to return and be the keynote speaker at the 182nd Founders Day on Thursday, Feb. 16.
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Alumna to exhibit in Gallery 310 this fall with ‘Making Flippy Floppy’

July 30, 2013 | news2013
The Marietta College Department of Art is pleased to present the second exhibition to be held in Gallery 310, “Making Flippy Floppy,” a solo exhibition by NYC artist and 2001 Art Department alumnae, Jamie Powell ’01.
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Young alumna killed while working in Iraq

January 22, 2007 | 2007
By now many of you in the Marietta College community have become aware of the unfortunate incident last week (Jan. 17) that took the life of Andrea "Andi" Parhamovich '00, who was a civilian working in Iraq. News reports have indicated that Ms. Parhamovich, 28, was killed in an ambush of her convoy as it traveled through one of Baghdad's most...
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Former Board chair named 2016-17 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence

January 19, 2016 | Leadership
Pat Willis ’70, who led a statewide organization in Georgia that provides research, communication, and advocacy for issues related to children and families, has been named the 2016-17 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence (EIR) at Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business.
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Former players, friends recall Epley’s impact and legacy on Marietta football

November 22, 2010 | 2010
When Dante Brown ’98 last spoke with Gene Epley on Oct. 4, Brown said they spent most of the time talking about life.   “He wanted to talk about how things were going for my family and me,” Brown said. “We also talked about his life. He told me he was going through chemotherapy again and needed to go in for a surgery.”   On Sunday (Nov. 21,...
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Graphic Design professor teaches former student’s high school class

December 15, 2016 | Outreach
Teaching graphic design to students at Trinity High School in Garfield Heights, Ohio, Sean Kenny ’12 believes many of his pupils have grasped the concepts and techniques. However, he recently turned to one of his former Marietta College art professors — Sara Alway Rosenstock — to provide additional context for the material he has been...
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Annual Senior Art Exhibition opens with gala on Friday, April 12

March 29, 2013 | 2013
For Marietta College’s 11 senior Art and Graphic Design students, the job of organizing and completing their senior capstone project began long before they arrived back on campus in August. It actually started on their first day in the fall of 2009 as freshmen when they took their first art course in the Hermann Fine Arts Center.
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College announces 2007 'Who's Who Among Students' nominees

March 2, 2007 | 2006
Thirty students from Marietta College have been selected for the 2007 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. One of the most prestigious awards the academic community can bestow, this exclusive award gives national recognition to outstanding campus leaders of the year. Outstanding students have been honored...
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Students encouraged to ‘Treat Yourself to Homecoming 2010’

October 6, 2010 | Homecoming
Whether or not you are an alumnus of Marietta College, Homecoming is a busy and exciting time to be on campus. Although the weekend of Homecoming is primarily dedicated to alumni, the week leading up is all about the current students.
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Advancement member looks forward to new role

December 2, 2016 | Advancement
A familiar face at Marietta College is settling into a new role in the Office of Advancement. Kelli Lewis has been selected to serve as the Associate Director of Advancement and Stewardship. She previously was an Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement in charge of mailings. “Kelli will work with major and planned gift officers on mailings...
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Dr. Dan Ruggles ’99

January 18, 2013 | 2013
Dr. Dan Ruggles ’99 does not focus on the filth of the disaster around him; he only hears the suffering cries of those desperate for the coveted medical attention. Now that you know this about him, the rest of his story makes sense.
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MC students claim six prizes at annual Michigan State design contest

April 18, 2006 | 2006
Four Marietta College students were honored for their creative efforts, including one first-place finish, in the 2006 Michigan State University Design Contest for College Students. It is the fifth consecutive year that a Marietta College student has taken first place in at least one category as senior Kenny Cramer of Fleming, Ohio, took the...
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Alumna uses her professional experience to defend the Carolina shoreline

October 3, 2017 | Environment
Peg Howell ’77 was the first woman petroleum engineer to drill oil wells in the Gulf of Mexico and worked for years in the energy industry before starting a consulting firm geared toward developing senior executives in Fortune 500 companies.
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Ambassador from Barbados to deliver Commencement address in May

February 6, 2015 | Commencement15
John Beale ’71, the Barbados Ambassador to the United States, will deliver the keynote address at Marietta College’s 178th Commencement on Sunday, May 3.
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Business leader, Trustee offers inspiring words to 173rd graduating class

May 10, 2010 | Commencement 2010
With close to 300 graduates in attendance and approximately 2,000 friends and family attending Marietta College’s 173rd Commencement ceremony Sunday (May 9, 2010), keynote speaker Joe Chlapaty H’10 was the only thing standing between the graduates and their diplomas.
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College announces 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame class

December 12, 2012 | 2013
Lisa Cromwell Conley ’98 remembers attending an Athletics Hall of Fame banquet when she was a student-athlete at Marietta College and being impressed by their careers — both at Marietta and after they graduated.
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Award-winning fundraiser joins MC as Director of Marietta Fund

February 7, 2006 | 2006
Pam Mauldin, who was recently recognized by Fundraising Success magazine as one of the top fundraisers of the year under age 40, has been named Director of the Marietta Fund at Marietta College. Mauldin joined the MC Office for Advancement on Jan. 30, ready to "bring fresh eyes" to the College's annual fund program. "The Marietta Fund...
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A Homecoming weekend for the record books

October 24, 2017 | Homecoming
If you made it back to campus this weekend, you’ll agree that there really is no place like Marietta College when it comes to Homecoming. Nearly 800 alumni and guests registered for the weekend, which featured many highlights. Dianne Carella Swistak ’67 returned to campus for the first time in about 30 years to celebrate her 50th reunion with...
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College displaying part of African Art Collection in Andrews

January 28, 2015 | 2015
Andrews Hall is currently hosting a part of Marietta College's African Art Collection in the Fireplace Lounge and in the basement (or the "Pit). The artwork will remain on display through March 7.
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College celebrates Student Philanthropy Day on Feb. 18

February 15, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College is celebrating Student Philanthropy Day Thursday, Feb. 18, as part of SAA week activities sponsored by the Student Alumni Association. In an effort to inform current students and future alumni about the importance of philanthropy to a small liberal arts college like Marietta, the Student Alumni Association is partnering with...
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MCAA announces 2016 Award Winners, Hall of Honor

August 19, 2016 | MCAA
Once again, the MCAA Board has put together another impressive group of alumni to honor at the 2016 Homecoming during the annual Awards ceremony at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 15th on The Christy Mall. This year's honored alumni are: Hall of Honor — Margaret Bird ’58 Marietta College’s Hall of Honor just got a little smarter.
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Professor Robert L. Jones shared his passion for history with students

September 24, 2012 | 2012
The years surrounding Marietta College’s centennial anniversary were anything but smooth sailing.
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Beautiful day makes dedication ceremony for new soccer field special

October 1, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College officials couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day to dedicate the soccer field along Greene Street than what they got Saturday, Oct. 1. Dr. Jean Scott, Marietta's President, and soccer coach Patrick Holguin each spoke about the stunning complex and thanked everyone who helped make the new Marietta Field happen.
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Music alumni to perform during Homecoming festivities

October 17, 2017 | Homecoming
More than 750 alumni and friends are registered for Marietta College’s 2017 Homecoming, but four are former music students who will perform at different times on Saturday, Oct. 21st.
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