Marietta College presents ‘Remembering September 11, 2001’

August 8, 2016 | 9/11
As the nation remembers those who died during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Marietta College will also pay tribute to the 15th anniversary this fall. Marietta College presents “Remembering September 11, 2001” is a display of 200 powerful and poignant photographs that document the attack of the World Trade Center and the days that...
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Professor's collaborative research effort garners award finalist selection

April 20, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Dr. Marybeth Peebles, associate professor of education, has had the educational program she co-authored, Nuts and Bolts of Nonfiction: A Tool Kit for Building Better Readers and Writers, selected as a finalist for the honorary Golden Lamp Award. The Association of Educational Publishers, who selects the winner, said the...
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Poet/essayist Lia Purpura to conduct public reading on March 31st

March 8, 2017 | Public Reading
What is poetry for — and can it still matter in a world of tweets and images? Poet and essayist Lia Purpura asserts that poetry is “not the same kind of communication found in texting and fast images” but instead “writing is about living in and offering to others fragile and nuanced states of being that would not otherwise exist.”
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Advertising students attend AAF Professional Development Luncheon

December 5, 2013 | 2013
Six Marietta College students, along with instructor Lori Smith, recently attended the American Advertising Federation’s Professional Development Luncheon in Cleveland. The students — Tyler Baltzell ’15 (Dayton, Ohio), Lauren Bush ’15 (Kent, Ohio), Lexi Callaway ’16 (Portage, Mich.), Mary Ervin ’16 (Lewis Center, Ohio), Margaret Price ’16 (...
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Seven students to exhibit at annual Senior Art Show starting April 8

March 28, 2016 | Fine Arts
Marietta College’s Art Department will finish its exhibition season with the unveiling of its annual senior capstone exhibition, which runs from April 8 to May 1. Held on the third floor of the Hermann Fine Arts Center in the Atrium Gallery, the exhibition will kick off with an opening reception from 5-7 p.m., Friday, April 8.
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College art professor's work to be featured in Connecticut show

February 27, 2006 | 2006
Marietta College's Jolene Powell, an assistant professor of art, is one of three featured artists at the Washington Art Association in Washington Depot, Conn., during the month of March. The exhibition opens with a reception from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, and will continue until March 26. Powell, who joined Marietta College in the fall...
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Marietta College receives $1 million gift for Music Therapy program

January 25, 2017 | Music Therapy
Marietta College President William N. Ruud is excited to announce a $1 million gift from Donald G. ’81 and Leslie Straub Ritter ’85 that will help start a Music Therapy program.
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Class teaches students to fight safely for performances

September 13, 2013 | news2013
Last semester, Assistant Professor of Theatre Andy Felt began teaching a class in which students learned how to hurt or kill someone — and then do it safely on stage.
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Marietta adding Organizational Social Responsibility program

March 10, 2016 | OSR
In an era when corporations are being asked to look at carbon accounting, approach financial planning through the lens of sustainability and minimize environmental impact, Marietta College is excited to announce a new minor and certificate in Organizational Social Responsibility.
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Senior makes finalist list for 25th annual College Photography Contest

January 24, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College senior Seth Wolfson, a native of Bloomfield, N.J., has been chosen as a finalist in the 25th annual College Photography Contest by Photographer’s Forum magazine.
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College hosts OMEA District IX High School Solo & Ensemble contest

January 17, 2017 | OMEA
Between 900-1,000 high school musicians will descend on the Marietta College campus to participate in the Ohio Music Education Association District IX High School Solo and Ensemble Contest on Saturday, Jan. 21. This will be the sixth year Marietta College has hosted this event, which features high school musicians representing 28 high schools...
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Marietta sophomore selected for NEW Leadership Ohio Program

May 2, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College’s Chelsea Smith ’15 (Vincent, Ohio) was recently named one of 30 women who will participate in the 2013 NEW Leadership Ohio Program from May 13-17.
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89th performance of Messiah scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 6

December 1, 2015 | Messiah
Marietta College’s Oratorio Chorus, Women’s Choir and Orchestra are preparing for the 89th performance of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah, which is scheduled for 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6. The performance is free and open to the public at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption. Donations will be accepted.
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Looking at ways to enhance GIS offerings at Marietta College

December 14, 2016 | GIS
Zach Pope ’17 (Mechanicsburg, Ohio) had a cursory understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), but he wanted to learn more. Then he heard Dr. Matt Young, Professor of History, planned to teach a course in it and Pope had to give it a try.
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Alumna designs Military Appreciation hockey jersey

January 17, 2013 | Design
Anyone who befriended Christina Moritz ’08 as an undergrad at Marietta College knows she had an affinity for those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
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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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Marietta College announces public events for December 2016

November 28, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its December 2016 schedule of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission to these events is free. For the most recent and updated information about Marietta College events, visit our Campus Calendar. For a schedule of athletic events, visit the Pioneers website. 12:00 p.m., December 2 — Three Marietta...
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Former baseball star enters short movie in dozens of film festivals

October 5, 2012 | 2012
The name Mike Eisenberg ’09 often evokes remembrances of a hard pitch exploding into a catcher’s glove, the number 30 billowing on the back of a pinstriped uniform and the dust of the diamond floating around a team of celebrating championships. But this former Etta Express star has taken his career off the mound in recent years.  Now he...
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Celebrating academic achievement

April 15, 2015 | All Scholars Day
With all classes canceled at Marietta College on Wednesday, Joe Andler ’15 spent his morning making homemade ice cream outside in the Kremer Amphitheatre. But his preparation techniques were a little unconventional.
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College’s Jazz Combo performing first concert on November 8th

October 28, 2016 | Jazz Concert
Marietta College’s Jazz Combo will present its first concert of the year at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 8th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The concert, which is under the direction of applied saxophone and jazz ensemble instructor Jordan Reed, will feature classic jazz standards written by some of the most recognizable names in the jazz...
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Concert Choir to begin six-show spring tour on Monday, May 14

May 10, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College’s Concert Choir will begin a seven-day, six-show, four-state spring tour starting in Bristol, Va., on May 14. The first concert will be conducted at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 700 Cumberland St. Admission to each concert is free.
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‘The Other Place’ opens four-show run on Friday, Feb. 27

February 17, 2015 | 2015
Marietta College’s Theatre Department is pleased to announce that it will perform four shows of “The Other Place,” starting at 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27. The studio production also has performances scheduled for 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28, and 2 p.m., Sunday, March 1. “The Other Place” was written by Sharr White and will be directed by...
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Marietta College announces public events for November 2016

October 18, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its November 2016 schedule of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission to these events is free. For the most recent and updated information about Marietta College events, visit our Campus Calendar. For a schedule of athletic events, visit the Pioneers website. 7:00 p.m., November 1 — Tony Fiore, an...
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Nearly 1,000 high school students for music competition

January 27, 2012 | news2012
When Marietta College’s Dr. Daniel Monek agreed to co-chair the Ohio Music Educators Association District IX High School Solo & Ensemble competition he was expecting about 450 students. With the event scheduled for Feb. 4 on Marietta College’s campus, Monek and his fellow co-chair Marshall Kimball are preparing for nearly 1,000 students...
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Study puts Marietta among top colleges, universities in student success

September 29, 2016 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College ranks No. 221 nationally in the inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education survey of more than 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities released this week.
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