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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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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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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College hands out $3,000 in grants through Hartel Program

September 9, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College has awarded $3,000 in grants through its Hartel Program to support programs on campus. "These programs would honor Bill Hartel in a way that he would really appreciate. He was focused on freshman retention and social activism," said Marietta College Provost Dr. Sue DeWine. "These projects selected by Bill Bauer for funding,...
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College conducting annual International Week March 31-April 4

March 26, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College’s Department of Modern Languages, Office of Education Abroad, and Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host International Week from Monday, March 31 to Friday, April 4.  International Week, held on the Marietta College campus since 1995, is a collaboration among campus departments and organizations to reinforce the College’...
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College expects exciting evening of jazz at downtown’s Adelphia

October 25, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will be joined by FloodStage to perform an exciting evening of instrumental and vocal jazz music at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8. The show will be at the Adelphia, next to the Galley Restaurant at 203 2nd St., in downtown Marietta.
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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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‘Ghost Stories from the Stacks’ returns to campus Oct. 31

October 22, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College’s Legacy Library is ready to host the third annual “Ghost Stories from the Stacks” starting at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31.
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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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MC junior making the most of Washington Semester

February 1, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College junior Meghan Auker is participating in the Washington Semester program, which is offered in association with American University in Washington, D.C. Auker, a 2002 graduate of Marietta High School, is enrolled in the program for the spring 2005 semester. She is a political science major and plans to attend a strong M.B.A....
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1971 alumna named first Schwartz Leader-in-Residence

February 5, 2014 | 2014
Kathleen Reddy-Smith ’71, a retired diplomat with the U.S. Foreign Service, will begin a yearlong project in the fall of 2014 as the first Schwartz Leader-in-Residence (LIR) at Marietta College.
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Associate Professor selected to present at Hawaii conference in January

September 23, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Dr. William Bauer, Associate Professor of Education, has been accepted to present at the 2012 Hawaii International Conference on Education. The conference will be held Jan. 5-8 in Honolulu. Bauer’s submission, “Youth Leadership Forum for High School Students with Disabilities: A Model for Success in Developing Skills in...
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Athletic training education program earns CAATE accreditation award

April 16, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Athletic Training Education Program, following a comprehensive evaluation, has received continuing accreditation from The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The evaluation included an exhaustive self-study and an on-site visit. "These standards emphasize that the education for athletic...
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Marietta College adds Coordinator of Digital Communications

December 15, 2015 | Advancement
Nate Knobel, who developed his skills in online communications as an undergraduate and in the professional world, recently joined Marietta College as the Coordinator of Digital Communications. Knobel, who started on Nov. 30, is part of the Office of Strategic Communications & Marketing, which is Marietta College marketing and public...
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College hires Associate Dean to improve student involvement

September 24, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College’s Office of Campus Involvement has seen major changes over the recent summer months: a new title, a new office space and a new Associate Dean of Students at the helm.
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College announces 2010 ‘Who’s Who Among Students’ selections

March 13, 2010 | 2010
Thirty-one students from Marietta College have been selected for the 2010 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...
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