Raising Awareness on human trafficking, drug abuse coming to College

September 1, 2017 | Awareness
Marietta College is hosting “Raising Awareness: Fighting Against Human Trafficking and Drug Abuse,” from 6:00-9:00 p.m., Thursday, September 7th. The presentations and panel discussion, which are spearheaded by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office, will take place in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium in Thomas Hall. The event is free and...
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Chapman U. professor to speak at 32nd annual Friedman Lecture

February 3, 2016 | Friedman Lecture
Dr. Vernon Smith, Professor of Economics at the Chapman University in Orange, California, is scheduled to deliver the keynote address for Marietta College’s 32nd annual Milton Friedman Lecture. Smith will begin his presentation — “On Changing False Beliefs: Two Cases from Experimental Economics and their Economic Implications” — at 7 p.m.,...
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Professor Robert L. Jones shared his passion for history with students

September 24, 2012 | 2012
The years surrounding Marietta College’s centennial anniversary were anything but smooth sailing.
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Coach Boone from 'Remember the Titans' on campus 8 p.m., Feb. 25

February 12, 2010 | 2010
Herman Boone, whose inspirational story was captured in the Disney film “Remember the Titans,” will be speaking at Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium at 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 25. Boone’s appearance on campus is part of the College’s celebration of Black History Month, and it is free and open to the public.
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Lambda Chi Alpha collects and donates 2,000 pounds of food

December 1, 2016 | Greek Life
Marietta College’s Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, with the assistance of the Marietta community and College community, recently collected 2,000 pounds of food items that will be donated to local food pantries. “I could not be happier with all of the work done by so many of the members in the community,” said Robert Felton ’18 (Wheeling, West...
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‘Intersection’ presents World America in Marietta’s Esbenshade Series

March 24, 2014 | 2014
Intersection, a concert blended with classical, jazz Latin, Broadway and film music, will perform in Marietta College’s Frederica G. Esbenshade Series at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 2. The performance will be held in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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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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Young alumna killed while working in Iraq

January 22, 2007 | 2007
By now many of you in the Marietta College community have become aware of the unfortunate incident last week (Jan. 17) that took the life of Andrea "Andi" Parhamovich '00, who was a civilian working in Iraq. News reports have indicated that Ms. Parhamovich, 28, was killed in an ambush of her convoy as it traveled through one of Baghdad's most...
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College offers music performing opportunities for community members

August 15, 2017 | Music
Marietta College has two performance ensembles — Symphonic Ban and Oratorio Chorus — that are open to participation from members of Marietta and the surrounding communities.
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College conducting three open houses for high school students

October 20, 2015 | 2015
Marietta College’s Admission Office has recently announced its open house schedule for the 2015-16 academic year, and it kicks off with a Pioneer Day — general open house — on Sunday, Oct. 25. The first open house will run from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Prospective students can register for open houses online at www.marietta.edu/open_house or by...
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College Bookstore has baseball championship gear available

June 6, 2012 | 2012
Fans of the Etta Express can now express their pride a little better, thanks to memorabilia being sold in the College Bookstore. Last week, Marietta won the NCAA Division III National Championship in Grand Chute, Wis., after besting Wheaton in a 7-2 win and finishing 5-1 in the series. It’s the team’s sixth national championship — the first...
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‘The Most Mediocre Story Never Told!’ has two-show run at Marietta

November 11, 2009 | 2009
Jay Sefton, the 2008 Winner of LA Weekly’s Best Solo Performance, will be bringing his award winning play, The Most Mediocre Story Never Told! to Marietta College at 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19, and 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21. Each performance will be in the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The show is about Sefton’s experience growing up in...
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College receives MCF grant to offer Junior PioPitch program in spring

November 16, 2016 | PioPitch
Marietta College recently received a grant for $1,375 from the Marietta Community Foundation to deliver a special session of PioPitch for Ely Chapman’s After School Middle School and Marietta High School students. The Junior PioPitch is scheduled for 4:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday April 27. This event will take place in Thomas 124 on the campus of...
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Author/Educator Tallie to speak at annual Black History dinner

February 6, 2014 | 2014
Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, author of Karma’s Footsteps, will speak at Marietta College’s annual Black History Month dinner at 6 p.m., Monday, Feb. 17. The dinner will be conducted in the Andrews Hall Great Room.
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College adds recent graduate as Publications Coordinator

July 12, 2011 | 2011
Aleece Dye ’11 learned on her first day as an employee at Marietta College that the Office of College Relations can be an extremely busy place. Less than a month on the job she believes she’s starting to settle in as the Publications Coordinator. Dye, who graduated from Marietta in May with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, replaced...
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College adds Associate Director of Major Gifts to Advancement team

July 12, 2006 | major gifts McDonough
 Janet Weirick, who has more than a decade of higher education experience, has been named Associate Director of Major Gifts in Marietta College's Office of Advancement. Weirick, who spent three years as the Associate Director of Development at Manchester College in Indiana, began at MC on July 1. At Manchester, her responsibilities included...
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Women artists featured at Gallery 310 exhibition that opens Sept. 1

August 7, 2017 | Gallery 310
Serving as an invitational exhibition of multi-generational female artists from around the East Coast, “I Embody...”, the first Gallery 310 exhibition of the fall semester, is sure to be of interest to many throughout the campus and local community. “I Embody...” will be on display in Gallery 310 from Sept. 1 through Oct. 6, with an opening...
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‘Audubon and the Avian Experience’ opens in Gallery 310 on Sept. 17

August 25, 2015 | 2015
Marietta College’s Art Department is presenting Audubon and the Avian Experience: Traditional Bird Prints and a Contemporary Approach, in Gallery 310 starting on Thursday, Sept. 17. Artwork on display will be from the College’s Special Collection, along with invited artists Leigh Cox, Sarah Walko and Julie Zickefoose.
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College announces $3 million Jean A. Scott Endowment

May 12, 2012 | 2012
Decades after Dr. Jean A. Scott has left Marietta College, her endearing spirit will remain relevant on campus. Multiple gifts from alumni, faculty, staff and friends of Marietta College totaling $3 million have helped establish the Jean A. Scott Endowment, which will go toward supplementing faculty salaries and provide annual staff awards.
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Fashion photographer, alumnus exhibit opens Oct. 16 in Hermann

October 5, 2009 | 2009
During his first year of running his own photo studio and gallery, business was so slow for Jason Noble ’99 that he used to sit on the front doorstep and play guitar for the thousands of people rushing back and forth. Boy how things have changed since those early days in 2002. Now Noble, along with his wife, Danielle Boettcher Noble ’99, runs...
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Piano prodigy Gavin George to perform in November 20th Esbenshade concert

November 4, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
Ohio native Gavin George, a 13-year-old pianist who made his concerto debut at 7 with the Newark-Granville Symphony, will perform at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 20th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The concert is free and open to the public, but tickets must be reserved through the theatre’s website at peoplesbanktheatre....
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'Joe: A Self Portrait' opens Jan. 17 in Gallery 310

January 6, 2014 | 2014
New York City artist Joe Nanashe will exhibit "Joe: A Self Portrait" in Marietta College's Gallery 310 starting Friday, Jan. 17. The exhibition is free and open to the public until March 21. “Joe: A Self Portrait” is the culmination of 29 months of work combing through 144 films that contain character(s) named Joe. Subjectively edited with...
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College announces summer show schedule for Planetarium

May 10, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College is pleased to announce the summer schedule for community show at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium have been set and reservations are currently being taken for the May showing of “Seven Wonders.” Seven Wonders, along with a season star discussion, is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, May 19, as well as 2 and 3:30 p.m., Sunday,...
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'Get Tested! Week' scheduled for April 30 to May 6 at Marietta College

April 27, 2006 | 2006
Marietta College's chapter of Student Global AIDS Campaign is sponsoring "Get Tested! Week" from April 30 through May 6. The week's events are also co-sponsored by The American Red Cross and the Washington County Health Department. There will be free and confidential HIV testing from 7-10 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, and Thursday, May 4, in...
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Marietta College to be recognized as a Tree City USA

April 23, 2015 | Tree Campus USA
Marietta College will be recognized as a Tree Campus USA today in the Southeast Ohio awards ceremony hosted by the City of Athens Tree Commission and the ODNR Division of Forestry.  This is the first time Marietta College has been honored with this nationally recognized award. The City of Marietta was also recognized as a Tree City USA for...
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