Music Department to host 12 concerts during 2016-17 academic year

September 16, 2016 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct 12 concerts — as well as a piano festival — during the 2016-17 academic year, including the 90th annual performance of Handel’s Messiah.
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Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opens Feb. 18 with reception

February 15, 2011 | Senior Art Show
Marietta College’s Art Department is proud to present the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, which features the work of Art and Graphic Design students. The show, which opens Feb. 18, will be held in the Third Floor Gallery of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The exhibition will run through March 19. An opening reception will be held from 6-8...
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Freshman History student receives Showalter Special Collections Award

Freshman History major Reece Nichols ’20 (Vincent, Ohio) recently received the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award, which is awarded annually by the Legacy Library. Nichols, who was nominated by Dr. Matt Young, won for his work “Temperance in Marietta: The Riverside Speakeasy.” Nichols completed this work as part of...
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Multiple opportunities have prepared alumna for grad school

May 30, 2014 | Graduate School
This story originally appeared in the Spring 2014 edition of Marietta, The Magazine of Marietta College. Quietly researching in Legacy Library’s Special Collections, Katherine Tedesco ’14 is in a place that has become her second home since arriving on campus in fall 2010.
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College offers music opportunities for community members

August 19, 2016 | Music
The Mid-Ohio Valley community has been supportive and appreciative of all that Marietta College’s Music Department offers each year. That’s why it’s so exciting to announce that the College has two performance ensembles that are open to participation from members of Marietta and the surrounding communities.
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Dept. of Music plans busy performance schedule for 2010-11

August 5, 2010 | news2010
During the 2010-11 school year, Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music will offer more than 20 performances—including the 84th annual presentation of Handel’s Messiah in December.
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Seven students to exhibit at annual Senior Art Show starting April 21st

April 11, 2017 | Senior Art Show
Marietta College’s Art Department is excited to present a group exhibition of new works created by artists and designers in the Class of 2017. “Made,” the Senior Art & Design Capstone Exhibition, will run from April 21st-May 7th in the Atrium Gallery on the third floor of the Hermann Fine Arts Center.
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'Photographs of Marietta That Was' opens April 11

March 27, 2014 | 2014
Convergence: Photographs of Marietta That Was will begin a one-month exhibition in Gallery 310 at Marietta College's Hermann Fine Arts Center with an opening recepiton from 6-8 p.m., Friday, April 11.
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College welcoming Director of Choral programs with Meet & Greet on Aug. 26

August 15, 2016 | Music
After nine days and more than 2,300 miles, Dr. Jay Dougherty and his family finally arrived in their new home. Dougherty crossed the U.S. — starting in San Diego — with his wife, Megan, and five daughters, excited to become Marietta College’s next Director of Choral & Vocal Activities and join the faculty as an Assistant Professor of...
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Monek appointed to national committee for tenure guidelines

March 18, 2009 | Dan Monek
Marietta College's Dr. Daniel G. Monek has been appointed to serve on a national committee for tenure guidelines for the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO).
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Two budding entrepreneurs share 2017 PioBiz prize

April 4, 2017 | PioBiz
It was a competition between cupcakes and websites on Friday afternoon during the second annual PioBiz Business Plan Competition.
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'Lost in Translation' exhibition opens Jan. 17

January 10, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College Art Department continues its exhibition season with Lost in Translation a solo exhibition by artist Mona Gazala. The exhibition will be held in the Atrium Gallery on the third floor of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The exhibition runs from Jan. 17 to Feb. 14. A catered reception for the exhibition will be held from 6-8 p.m....
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OIP conducting International Photo contest in April

February 22, 2007 | 2007
As a component of Marietta College's International Week 2007, the Office of International Programs (OIP) is excited to present the third annual international photography contest, which is open to all Marietta students, staff members, and current or retired faculty members. The photos will be displayed in Thomas Hall during International Week...
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Marietta students honored at music association conference in Cleveland

February 28, 2017 | Awards
During the recent three-day Ohio Music Education Association Professional Development Conference in Cleveland, two Marietta College students received honors. Michael Reese ’17 (Marietta, Ohio), a music education major, was awarded one of only five Ohio Foundation for Music Education student teaching scholarships at the OMEA Conference. The $...
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Department of Music opens concert season on Oct. 18

October 11, 2013 | news2013
The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music will be adding a taste of culture to the College and community as it begins its 2013-14 concert season. The season will showcase both new and traditional shows, as well as a theatre production and performances alongside professional musicians.
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Recent History graduate wins Showalter Special Collections Award

May 10, 2016 | Special Collections
Recent Marietta College graduate Brian Holliday ’16 (Brooklyn, N.Y.) was recently received the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award, which is awarded annually by the Legacy Library. Holliday, who was nominated by Dr. Katy McDaniel, won for his work “The Forgotten Church: The Revitalization of the Legacy of Thomas Ayers...
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Communication and Media Studies chair makes presentation in Oxford

September 16, 2005 | 2005
Dr. Jack Hillwig, professor and chairman of the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Marietta College, recently made a presentation on book design and chaired two discussion sessions on books at the Third International Conference on the Book held at Oxford Brookes University in Oxford, England.
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College excited to host OPCICA Honor Band Weekend Jan. 28-29

January 19, 2017 | Band
For the first time in the 30-year history of the Ohio Private College Instrumental Conductors Association (OPCICA), Marietta College will host the Honor Band Weekend on Saturday, Jan. 28 and Sunday, Jan. 29. The concert begins at 1 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The concert is free and open to the...
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Theatre Department announces ‘Caught in the Act’ performance season

August 30, 2013 | news2013
The Theatre at Marietta College will produce and perform three plays during the 2013-14 season, as well as wrap the year with the annual One-Act Festival as part of “Caught in the Act.” The season opens at 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20, with the first of five showings of Jean Genet’s “The Maids.”
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Esbenshade Series closes season with musician Arn Chorn Pond

March 28, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
The 35th season of the Frederica G. Esbenshade Series at Marietta College will come to a close with a performance by Arn Chorn Pond, a renowned human rights activist, community organizer and musician. The fifth and final performance of the 2015-16 season is at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 29, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The subject of the...
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Remembering the milestone moments of 2016

December 16, 2016 | Year in Review
A look at Marietta College’s 2016 year in review has the potential of journeying on to be a 366-day highlight reel (yes, adding to the highlights was the fact that 2016 was a leap year).
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Japanese Woodblock Prints to be featured in College’s Gallery 310

January 28, 2016 | Art
Marietta College’s Art Department is presenting Pattern and Place: Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Dr. Richard Krause Collection, in Gallery 310 starting on Friday, Feb. 19. There will be a private opening reception on the third floor of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The exhibition will remain up for public viewing until April 16.
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College honors 21 students during December Graduation Celebration

December 11, 2016 | Commencement
A few students were emotional, others were smiling ear to ear and a couple just wanted to hand the microphone off to the next person. That’s typically how Marietta College’s annual December Graduation Celebration — an informal event to acknowledge the newest members of The Long Blue Line. Twenty-one of the possible 46 graduates participated...
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‘Threads of Tradition’ quilt exhibit opens Friday, Jan. 18

December 20, 2012 | 2012
Days after the spring semester begins, Marietta College’s Art Department will present the exhibition “Threads of Tradition: Quilts from the Sandy Snodgrass Collection.”
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