College announces November’s community shows at Planetarium

October 22, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College’s Dr. Ann Bragg, Director of the Anderson Hancock Planetarium, recently announced the community show for November is going to be “Zula Patrol: Down to Earth.” This show created by Spitz, Inc., explores the history of the planet Earth in a fun context. There will also be a “star talk” discussion on current astronomical events...
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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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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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Marietta competes in two forensic events at Ohio University

January 31, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College’s Andrew Kasick ’13 (Marietta, Ohio) won two awards, including a first-place finish in Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking, in the Ohio University Alumni Tournament on Sunday, Jan. 29. Marietta won a total of 12 awards, including Kasick’s fifth-place finish in Varsity Impromptu Speaking.
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College announces 2008 'Who's Who Among Students' selections

March 12, 2008 | 2008
The 2008 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges has been released and is, as always, full of Marietta College students. Who's Who is a list of exceptional students from across the country that is put out every year to honor and recognize the students and the institutions they represent. This year, Marietta...
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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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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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‘Introduction to Fundraising Planning’ offered for nonprofits Oct. 12

September 27, 2010 | 2010
A major reason nonprofit organizations are successful is through their ability to cultivate multiple revenue streams through sound financial planning. Marietta area nonprofit organizations looking for some advice on a fundraising plan may be able to find some answers at Marietta College. What you'll learn Conduct an assets inventory Develop...
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14 students participate in Marietta's December graduation on Dec. 3

December 4, 2005 | 2005
There were no diplomas or the pomp and circumstance that accompanies Marietta College's formal commencement ceremony in May. However, 14 of the 52 fall graduates enjoyed the informal, but special ceremony at the McDonough Center Auditorium on Saturday, Dec. 3. Many of the graduates participated in last May's formal ceremony, while others have...
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College announces 2012 Athletic HOF class

December 12, 2012 | 2012
As a catcher for former Marietta College baseball coach Don Schaly in the late 1990s, Josh Streit ’99 was a brash competitor who wanted nothing more than to whip his opponent. What a lot of people didn’t see was the determined competitor in the classroom as well. Streit says those two worlds have helped shape him into the hard-working...
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12 students make up Marietta's 2007 Homecoming royalty

October 10, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's students will get a chance to vote on one of the largest and most diverse Homecoming Courts in recent history as 12 candidates - nine queen and three king hopefuls - make up the 2007 hopefuls. All are seniors. The winners will be announced at halftime of the Pioneers' football game with Ohio Northern on Saturday, Oct. 20....
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Study Abroad students add international flair to Leadership Program

October 27, 2016 | Study Abroad
Dr. Gama Perruci expects McDonough Scholars to approach their leadership studies and research from a global perspective. “It’s important that the students in the Leadership Program get outside of their comfort zone and view a situation or issue through the lens of a different culture,” said the Dean of the McDonough Center for Leadership...
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Author, Peace Corps volunteer to speak during International Week

March 12, 2013 | 2013
Kris Holloway is not the first Peace Corps volunteer to write a book. But after serving as a volunteer in Mali, West Africa, from 1989-91, Holloway knew she needed to share her story in “Monique and the Mango Rains: Two Years with a Midwife in Mali.”
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College enrolls 37 students into ninth class of PA Program

July 8, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Program recently welcomed 37 new graduate students into the ninth class and the beginning of a 27-month rigorous journey. The Physician Assistant Program began in 2002 after receiving a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC).
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1978 grad makes final fall presentation of MC's Physics Colloquium

November 11, 2005 | 2005
Dr. Greg Smith, who graduated from Marietta College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics in 1978, made the final presentation of the Physics Colloquium fall season on Friday, Nov. 11. Smith spoke to a crowd of about 50 people on his work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee and the field of neutron scattering. In 2002...
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Author Alexie to speak at College on Sept. 10

August 18, 2014 | 2014
Described by The New York Times as “one of the major lyric voices of our time,” Sherman Alexie will speak at Marietta College at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept.
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Author discusses 'The Legend of Colton H. Bryant' with campus, community

November 11, 2011 | 2011
When asked who or what gives author Alexandra Fuller the right to tell the story of someone else’s life, she replied, “A writer can shoot for lofty goals, no one is stopping me, so why not? I’m right because I have the right to do so.”
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Associate Professor elected International Environmental Association VP

July 17, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Dr. Eric J. Fitch, associate professor of environmental science and leadership, has spent a busy and eventful summer.
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Marietta holds steady within U.S. News’ annual rankings

September 13, 2016 | Annual Rankings
Without question, Marietta College is one of the finest small, liberal arts colleges in the Midwest. Once again, U.S. News & World Report confirms the College community’s beliefs. This week, the 2017 rankings of more than 1,800 colleges and universities in the nation were released. This year, Marietta College was rated as the eighth top...
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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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Banker, philanthropist John. G. McCoy ’35 passes away at the age of 97

April 5, 2010 | 2010
Before John G. McCoy became a banking giant and one of Ohio’s biggest philanthropists, he was a Marietta College student. Born and raised in Marietta, McCoy graduated from Marietta College with a Bachelor of Arts in Business in 1935. The man known around campus as “Mr. Marietta,” died Sunday (April 4, 2010) at his home in New Albany, Ohio. He...
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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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Intervention Specialist students present at CEC-TED conference

April 21, 2014 | 2014
Four Marietta College Education students — each one majoring in Intervention Specialist — presented at the second annual CEC-TED conference held at the Ohio Opportunities for People with Disabilities at the James A. Rhodes State Office Tower in Columbus in late March.
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College announces 2007-08 student news leadership team

March 2, 2007 | 2007
Eight Marietta College students were recently named the news team leaders for the TV and radio stations for 2007-08. "We select students who are motivated, self-starters to manage our TV and radio stations," said Marilee M. Morrow, assistant professor of communication and media studies. "We have spent a lot of time with these students and...
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Senior claims inaugural Black History Month writing contest

March 21, 2016 | Black History Month
Marietta College’s Brittany Waugaman ’16 (Buckhannon, W.Va.) won the inaugural Black History Month writing contest with her essay “A Handwoven Legacy.” Waugaman said she entered the contest because she believes Marietta College has a responsibility to not only honor Black History Month, but to educate students about it as well.
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