Poet/essayist Lia Purpura to conduct public reading on March 31st

March 8, 2017 | Public Reading
What is poetry for — and can it still matter in a world of tweets and images? Poet and essayist Lia Purpura asserts that poetry is “not the same kind of communication found in texting and fast images” but instead “writing is about living in and offering to others fragile and nuanced states of being that would not otherwise exist.”
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Free community shows announced for College’s planetarium

February 2, 2015 | Free Shows
Marietta College’s Anderson Hancock Planetarium has announced the free community shows for February, March, and April.
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Award-winning journalist, author to speak on MLK Day at College

January 11, 2012 | 2012
Though it took only 17 minutes for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to deliver his “I Have a Dream” speech, his words to the American people calling for the end of discrimination and insistence on equality for all stands as one of the most influential messages of the 20th century.  
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Finance professor selected to teach in Fulbright Scholar Program

November 8, 2007 | 2007
Before accepting an appointment in the Fulbright Scholar Program, Marietta College's Dr. James Falter had just one request. "I wanted to know I was going to be safe. I know I'll be away from my family and there will be language and cultural barriers, but since Albania is in a state of transition from decades of communist control, I needed to...
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Marietta College choirs performing Fall Concert on October 26th

October 23, 2017 | Fall Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct its annual Fall Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 26th. The concert, “Musical Joy,” will feature all Marietta College choirs, including Concert Choir, Women’s Choir and Floodstage — a contemporary a cappella. Dr. Jay Dougherty will...
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OSU’s Frederick Aldama headlines College’s Hispanic Heritage Month

September 13, 2016 | Modern Languages
Dr. Frederick Aldama, Arts & Humanities Distinguished Professor at The Ohio State University, will be at Marietta College making presentations and interacting with students on Monday, Sept. 19, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month on campus.
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Dr. Teuscher to deliver talk on ‘father of computer’ at Krause Lecture

March 8, 2013 | 2013
Dr. Christof Teuscher, author and editor, will be the keynote speaker for the 2013 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science. Teuscher, who initiated and organized the Turing Day, will talk about “The Life and Legacy of Alan Turing,” at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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ATOs have raised more than $10,000 for National MS Society

September 23, 2010 | 2010
While many Marietta College students were enjoying their final few days of summer before school started, there was a small group who were pedaling their way in the heat through northern Ohio to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
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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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Local farmers, student competition winners up next at PioPitch

February 27, 2017 | PioPitch
Marietta College’s March PioPitch program features an entrepreneurial family who has been in business for more than 100 years, and two students who are just beginning their business in the community. On March 2, Bill and Janet Stacy of Stacy Family Farm, LLC, and Aaron Dillon ’17 (Windham, Connecticut) and Jon Hinson ’17 (Rocky River, Ohio)...
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‘Faculty Exhibition’ opens Sept. 26 in Gallery 310

September 2, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College’s art exhibition season will begin in Gallery 310 with the Art Department’s “Faculty Exhibition,” which opens
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Athletic trainer named representative to national association

November 29, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Jessica Rager, Assistant Professor and Athletic Trainer, was recently named representative to National Athletic Trainers’ Association Young Professional Committee (NATA YPC). “It’s a tremendous honor to have been selected to represent District IV in the YPC,” she said.
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Barbara A. Beiser '49 recalled during Dedication Ceremony on Sept. 15

September 15, 2007 | 2007
Ralph Voorhees says his late wife, Barbara A. Beiser '49, would be honored by his recent gift to Marietta College. More than 50 family, friends and College employees felt privileged to attend Saturday's (Sept. 15) Barbara A. Beiser Field Station Dedication Ceremony on the steps of the Rickey Science Center.
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College to host esteemed domestic violence therapist on Oct. 2

September 29, 2017 | Domestic Violence
Jereme Ford’s life — from birth to young adulthood — was filled with suffering, pain, abandonment and loss, and that life could have put him on a path of violence and destruction. Instead, he chose understanding and compassion, education and outreach.
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Youngstown State Associate VP to kick off 2016-17 Economic Roundtable season

August 17, 2016 | ERT
Michael Hripko, Associate Vice President for Research at Youngstown State University, will be the first speaker in the 2016-17 season for the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley. Hripko will be at the Marietta Country Club at noon, Wednesday, Sept. 7. He will speak about “Economic Development in the Mahoning Valley: Opportunities and...
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Author Wes Moore delivers 'passionate' plea to students

November 14, 2012 | 2012
Author Wes Moore appealed to a standing-room-only crowd at Marietta College Tuesday (Oct. 13) to consider their actions in the context of a greater purpose and to find their passion.
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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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Athletics Department receives grant to offer youth camp this summer

April 28, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College’s Athletics Department has recently received more than $50,000 in grant funding, including one that will allow it to team with a National Youth Sports Program Camp this summer. “We are pleased to be a part of the National Youth Sports Program,” said Debora Lazorik, Director of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation. “...
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College’s entrepreneurial program returns on Feb. 2

January 26, 2017 | PioPitch
PioPitch, a venue for local established and aspiring entrepreneurs to present their experiences and ideas, returns to Marietta College on Thursday, Feb. 2, in Thomas 124. Michael Bond, founder of Spoken AAC, and Courtney Knoch, owner of Silver Linings, will speak about their experiences in starting a local business, and answer questions from...
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Theatre to perform five shows of ‘At Home at the Zoo’

November 1, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s “Fight of Flight” theatre season continues with a five-show run of At Home at the Zoo, beginning at 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18. Performances continue at 2 and 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, and conclude on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 2 and 7:30 p.m. All performances are in the Studio 101 theatre of the Hermann Fine Arts Center.
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Dobkins donate $2M for library's Jack E. and Betty O. Prince Forum

May 4, 2007 | 2007
Before Eric Dobkin proposed to his college sweetheart, Barbara Berman, in 1964, he obtained her parents' consent. And, hours after she said yes, he made the short drive to Williamstown, W.Va., to share the good news with his second family: Marietta College professor Jack Prince and his wife Betty. "He was such a father figure to me. If you...
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Students, faculty connect with professionals during AAPL meeting

September 18, 2017 | AAPL
The Marietta College Landman Association hosted the monthly meeting of the Michael Late Benedum Chapter (MLBC) of the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) on September 14th in the Andrews Hall Great Room. Hosting the meeting served as the most recent example of the growth of the Land and Energy Management program at Marietta...
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Planetarium's summer schedule begins July 14

July 7, 2016 | Planetarium
Looking for a great way to escape the heat of summer? Then consider an evening at Marietta College's Anderson Hancock Planetarium, which announced its summer schedule today. All shows are free and open to the public.   The season begins with Galileo: The Power of the Telescope at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 14. The show will offer insight into...
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Relationship with city, College helped 1980 grad grow company

October 1, 2012 | 2012
After graduating from Marietta College, Jerry James ’80 had the opportunity to live all over the United States. As President of Artex Oil Co., James loves the simpler life that living in Marietta, Ohio, presents him. “I’ve been fortunate in my career that I’ve worked in some nice towns and everything, but Marietta … has a lot of history...
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