Marietta College honored as a Tree Campus USA for 2016

October 10, 2017 | Tree Campus USA
Marietta College was recently recognized as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. Marietta is one of only 344 colleges and universities to receive this special distinction, which sets it apart from other schools and shows the College’s commitment to encouraging students and employees to care for the planet’s tree resources.
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College offers music opportunities for community members

August 19, 2016 | Music
The Mid-Ohio Valley community has been supportive and appreciative of all that Marietta College’s Music Department offers each year. That’s why it’s so exciting to announce that the College has two performance ensembles that are open to participation from members of Marietta and the surrounding communities.
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Economy has slowed need, but Petroleum Engineer students still in demand

June 14, 2010 | 2010
Over the years the petroleum engineering field has had its ups and downs. Right now, it’s somewhere in between.   Dr. Robert Chase, head of the Edwy R. Brown Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology, believes the field is in a transition period going from being oil driven to natural gas driven.   “There is an incredible natural gas...
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College changes look of Website, adds new features

October 11, 2004 | 2004
Recently there have been several changes made throughout the Marietta College campus. One of the most recent changes that shouldn’t go overlooked is the College’s new Website. The address, www.marietta.edu, is the same, but visitors now say goodbye to the outdated version of Marietta’s homepage, and hello to a fresh site that’s bursting with...
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College offering variety of programs for Black History Month

February 2, 2017 | Black History Month
Marietta College has special programs planned all throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. “Black History Month seeks to educate the Marietta College community about African-American heritage and promote inclusion and a common understanding across cultures to enhance social and leadership development among its participants,” said...
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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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Four students attend American Advertising Federation conference

November 7, 2011 | 2011
Four Marietta College students, along with Instructor Lori Smith, recently spent two days at an American Advertising Federation (AAF) National Student Conference in Washington D.C. AAF (American Advertising Federation) is the oldest national advertising trade association, representing 40,000 professionals in the advertising industry. 
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'Special Kids on Campus' opens eight-day camp at Marietta College

July 6, 2007 | 2007
"Special Kids on Campus," a special program for children with disabilities, returns to Marietta College for a third year of activities starting an eight-day camp on July 25th. The program is co-sponsored by the Marietta College Department of Education and Washington County Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC). The program runs 9 a.m. to 3.p...
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New flute quartet to perform at Marietta College on Oct. 3

September 26, 2017 | Music
PANdemonium4 Flute Quartet, a newly formed group of teachers and performing professionals who represent a diverse group of Ohio universities, will be performing in concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 3rd, in Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. Compositions to be performed will include...
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College to host Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo on Sept. 17

August 4, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Hundreds of entrepreneurs, business owners, community leaders and students — both college and high school — are expected to attend the inaugural Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo at Marietta College on Saturday, Sept. 17. This one-day conference should provide business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to network and gain...
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Marietta to inaugurate Dr. Joseph Bruno on Oct. 12

October 5, 2012 | 2012
An excitement is building on campus as the College awaits the formal ceremony inaugurating Dr. Joseph W. Bruno as the president at Marietta.
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College celebrates annual International Week April 5-9

March 25, 2010 | 2010
The spring semester may be winding down, but it’s also time for Marietta College’s annual International Week to bring unique, fun and educational ways to experience different cultures. The week lasts from April 5-9. The week begins Monday, April 5, with the always delicious, “A Taste of the World,” a sampling of cuisine from around the world...
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College welcomes clarinet recital to campus on January 23rd

January 18, 2017 | Phillip Paglialonga
Virginia Tech clarinet professor Phillip Paglialonga is presenting a guest recital at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital is free and open to the public. The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is hosting Paglialonga. The periodical, The Clarinet, describes Paglialonga as “a phenomenal musician … our...
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College announces free planetarium shows for April through June

April 15, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College’s Anderson Hancock Planetarium has announced the free community shows for April, May and June. The April program will include the full-dome video “Undiscovered Worlds,” which explores how we are discovering planets around other stars. It will begin at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 24. On May 15, the full-dome video “Black Holes:...
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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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Students' effort on Make a Difference Day earns Marietta award

February 28, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's students' foray into Make a Difference Day this fall was ambitious, but the impact was felt far and wide in the community. Now that effort is being recognized as Marietta College was recently named one of the top 10 Make a Difference Day projects in Ohio for 2006. "The high percentage of involvement from the campus...
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College Theatre excited to welcome community members onto stage

September 7, 2017 | Theatre
A sense of community is a defining feature of life on campus at Marietta College and throughout the surrounding town. This year, that communal spirit will be most prominently displayed in the Hermann Fine Arts Center as The Theatre at Marietta College’s 2017-18 season centers around the theme “Of, For & By Our Community.” Following that...
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Marietta College receives Parents as Partners grant from ODE

April 22, 2016 | Grants
Marietta College’s Dr. Bill Bauer, McCoy Professor of Education, believes educators sometimes forget the importance of parents in the teaching process and he would like to include them more in the educating of children with disabilities.
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Back to School: Students share their experiences from the first week on campus

September 24, 2012 | 2012
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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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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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