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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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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College presenting Merry Tuba Christmas for 13th consecutive year

November 27, 2017 | TubaChristmas
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music will host its 13th annual Merry Tuba Christmas on Saturday, Dec. 2nd in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. This event begins with registration at the Band Rehearsal Hall at the corner of Third and Butler streets from 1:00-1:30 p.m. The ensemble will rehearse in the Band Hall and will...
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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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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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College’s Jazz Combo, Floodstage performing in Jazz Concert Nov. 7

October 27, 2017
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting a Fall Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. “The Jazz Concert is one of our lightest concerts on our concert schedule,” said Marshall C. Kimball, Music Department Chairman. “It’s one where people can truly relax and tap their...
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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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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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Marietta College choirs performing Fall Concert on October 26th

October 23, 2017 | Fall Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct its annual Fall Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 26th. The concert, “Musical Joy,” will feature all Marietta College choirs, including Concert Choir, Women’s Choir and Floodstage — a contemporary a cappella. Dr. Jay Dougherty will...
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Merry TubaChristmas returns to College for 11th straight year

December 1, 2015 | Merry Tuba Christmas
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music will host its 11th annual Merry TubaChristmas on Saturday, Dec. 5 in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. This event will begin with registration at the Band Rehearsal Hall at the corner of Third and Butler streets from 1-1:30 p.m. The ensemble will rehearse in the Band Hall and will...
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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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College hosts musicians from the Stone Forest

October 7, 2017 | Manhu
Being able to watch a performance by a visiting band of Chinese folk musicians just before lunch is exactly the type of experiences that Graham Nesselrode ’21 (Vienna, West Virginia) has come to expect at Marietta College.  
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College presents yearlong series ‘Marietta’s Hidden Histories’

August 11, 2015 | Hidden HIstories
At times, it seems the histories of Marietta College and the City of Marietta are intertwined. This academic year, Marietta College plans to put a twist on this relationship by hosting Marietta’s Hidden Histories — six different presentations touching on the city’s interesting and colorful past. The series kicks off Monday, Sept. 28, with Dr...
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Exciting, busy December planned for Music Department

November 22, 2016 | Choir
Every December, Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is busy offering the campus and community multiple opportunities to get into the holiday spirit. This year is no different. On Sunday, December 4th, Marietta College’s Oratorio Chorus will present the 90th performance of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah. The concert,...
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From ‘Hamlet’ to ‘Pullman Car Hiawatha,’ actors to perform all over campus

October 1, 2012 | Theatre
In Act I, Scene V of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the ghost of Hamlet’s father appears to him and proclaims, “I could a tale unfold,” revealing the truth of his death and thus igniting the tragedy of the play’s title character.
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Spring concerts feature talent of choirs, bands at Marietta

April 9, 2015 | Bands
Marietta College’s Department of Music is gearing up for its spring concert season, which begins with a Jazz Concert on Tuesday, April 14.
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Marietta College performing Fall Band Concert on November 15th

October 26, 2016 | Band Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct its annual Fall Band Concert — “Music of Heaven and Earth” — at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 15th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. The concert, which is under the direction of Associate Professor Marshall C. Kimball, will feature music from the...
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College’s Annual Senior Capstone Art Exhibition opens April 13

April 3, 2012 | news2012
After nearly four years of class, projects and smaller exhibitions, Marietta College’s graduating art students are ready for their biggest show of their careers. Marietta College’s Art Department is proud to present the annual Senior Capstone Exhibition, “Not Formed in a Day.” The exhibition begins with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m.,...
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‘Dean of Harry Potter Scholars’ to speak at Marietta College

September 14, 2017 | Harry Potter
John Granger, the author of six books and an internationally recognized expert on the subject of J. K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” saga, is giving a talk on “The Seven Keys to Harry Potter,” at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 28th, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
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