Power Outage Update: July 2

July 2, 2012 | 2012
Here is your latest Pioneer Alert on the power outage across our region. While power has been restored to campus, Marietta College officials recognize that many of our employees have not had power return to their homes and this has placed an undue burden on many of you. Therefore, here is how the rest of the week will unfold on campus. On...
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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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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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Annual Community Service Day scheduled for April 5

March 20, 2014 | Community Service
Marietta College’s Office of Civic Engagement will hold Community Service Day 2014 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, April 5.
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College announces events planned for 10th anniversary of Sept. 11

September 2, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College will mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. with multiple events over six days, including a candlelight vigil on campus. The College Republicans are sponsoring the candlelight vigil at 9 p.m., Sept. 11 in the Kremer Amphitheatre. Pastor Rodney Lord will say a few words in remembrance of 9/11,...
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Benches, scholarship memorialize outstanding alumnus

October 31, 2006 | 2006
The patio outside Thomas Hall at Marietta College now boasts two new iron benches. Placed in memory of Robert D. Duggan '59, and in honor of Duggan's friend and mentor, emeritus professor Wen-Yu "Frank" Cheng, the benches are appropriately situated outside the building that is home to economics, management and accounting - the academic...
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Esbenshade Series opens Sept. 17th with Grammy-winner Giddens

September 1, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The Esbenshade Series at Marietta College opens with Grammy-winner Rhiannon Giddens at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 17th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. Tickets are sold out, but anyone who is interested in going should check with the Peoples Bank Theatre as the performance date gets closer. Giddens is a vocalist, violinist, banjo player and...
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Back-to-back: Marietta students earn 3% scholarship

November 24, 2015 | 2015
In a world where women influence upwards of 80 percent of consumer spending and 60 percent of social media sharing, it can seem a little unbalanced that women make up less than 10 percent of all U.S. Creative Directors.
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College adds Director of Counseling and Psychological Services

August 12, 2012 | health and wellness
When Dr. Eric Limegrover first saw the job posting for the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services at Marietta College, he felt fate had intervened. Having just moved to Marietta last year to serve as Clinical Director at L&P Services and having previously held the title of Coordinator of Substance Abuse Services at Miami...
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Author of global economy book speaking at Nov. 18 ERT meeting

November 5, 2009 | 2009
Dr. Pietra Rivoli, Professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, is the next speaker at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Rivoli’s talk is “Lessons from the Travels of a T-shirt,” at noon at the Marietta Country Club. The meeting is open only to members of the Roundtable and...
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Medieval castle, permanent make up topics of next PioPitch

November 14, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Marietta College's PioPitch program, an entrepreneur-focused initiative, will feature Bill Grizer and Martha Jones from 4:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday, November 17th, in Thomas 124. In this session of PioPitch, Grizer and Jones will present their recent entrepreneurial activities and seek audience feedback. This event is free and open to public.
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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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Young faculty member battles for respect, acceptance

July 1, 2011 | 2011
On nearly a daily basis, Dr. Alane Sanders is mistaken for a college student. In reality, she has a doctorate degree and three years of teaching under her belt in Marietta College’s Department of Communication and Media Studies. Though being viewed as youthful is flattering, the implied notion of inexperience, which is often linked with youth...
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Marietta College's Summer Reading Camp offering great experience

June 29, 2006 | 2006
Marietta College's Department of Education is offering a four-week summer reading camp from 9 to 11:45 a.m. daily. The camp, which is for children entering kindergarten through sixth grade in the fall of 2006, ends July 14. The Reading Camp is a practicum experience that allows education majors to work as teachers with children from schools...
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Local non-profits benefit from College’s furniture donation

August 10, 2017 | Service
A small team of local high school students spent Wednesday afternoon in school, though they weren’t actually hitting the books. Instead of showing off their brainpower, the students — most of whom attended Marietta High School and Parkersburg Catholic High School — used their arm and leg strength to haul traditional single-seat classroom...
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‘Hidden Histories’ returns with Georgene Johnson on Oct. 26

October 13, 2015 | 2015
Marietta College’s Georgene Johnson, Special Collections Assistant, will deliver the second presentation of the Marietta’s Hidden Histories Colloquium at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 26. Johnson will present “Edward Bosworth Manley: Radio Operator, Airplane Pilot, Explorer Club Member, Marietta College Graduate,” in Thomas 124.
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Aussie Adventure: Lauren McKiernan ’10 cherishes her semester Down Under

September 14, 2009 | 2009
Lauren McKiernan ’10 (Parkersburg, W.V.) had never traveled by herself before, so the thought of spending a semester in Australia was a little daunting at first. “The hardest part about living in Australia was making the transition in the very beginning,” McKiernan said. “I didn’t know anyone on the entire continent and had never traveled...
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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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Author of ‘The Physics of NASCAR’ to speak on campus Nov. 6

October 21, 2013 | 2013
Dr. Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, author of The Physics of NASCAR, knows a thing or two about driving fast — at least the science part of it. Marietta College’s Department of Physics is excited to welcome Leslie-Pelecky at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6. She is scheduled to talk about “The Physics of Speed” in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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‘Greatest Party in the World’ highlights Senior Week activities

April 4, 2011 | 2011
Alex Edelbrock ’11 (Findlay, Ohio) is looking forward to spending a final week with her friends before graduating from Marietta College on May 8. “I can’t wait to spend a week hanging out with my friends once classes are finished and right before we all graduate,” Edelbrock said. Edelbrock will be able to join her fellow graduating seniors...
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Athletic Training instructor presenting case study at OATA meeting

April 26, 2006 | 2006
Sarah Manspeaker, an instructor in Marietta College's Department of Athletic Training, is presenting a case study "Corrected Aortic Coarctation in a Collegiate Soccer Athlete" at the Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium on May 5 in Cincinnati.
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Keynote speaker for 2nd annual MOV Entrepreneurship Expo keynote

August 4, 2017 | MOVEE
Organizers of the second annual Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo, which will be held on the Marietta College campus on Friday, Sept. 29, are pleased to announce this year’s keynote speakers will be Carol Roth and Chip Pickering. Roth, who will make her presentation at 1 p.m., is the creator of the Future File legacy planning system, a “...
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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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Curious fifth graders spend the day with Marietta’s scientists

May 11, 2012 | 2012
Friends Baylee Brown and Vanessa Wilson were pumped up for class, sitting in the front row and wondering what they would learn about for the next 30 minutes.   The floor littered with fragments of colorful balloons and the smell of smoke still lingering in the air, the two fifth-grade girls knew it had to be something good.  
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College announces new Director of Multicultural Affairs

August 24, 2009 | 2009
Anthony Jones, who has experience working with college-bound students in admissions, was recently named the Director of Multicultural Affairs at Marietta College. Jones, a graduate of Mount Union College, believes he has a broad understanding to help guide students who pursue a collegiate career.
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