College police officers commissioned by Washington County Sheriff

January 25, 2012 | 2012
Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks commissioned eight members of the Marietta College Police Department as Reserve Deputy Sheriffs during a special ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 24.   Marietta College Police Officers are certified Peace Officers through the Ohio Peace Officers Training Commission and all have completed the 600-hour Peace...
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Lehman, Gray named Marietta College Homecoming royalty

October 20, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College seniors Elizabeth "E.J." Lehman and Tom Gray were crowned Homecoming 2007 royalty during halftime of the Pioneers' football game against Ohio Northern on Saturday (Oct. 20). The announcing of queen and king was just one of the many highlights in a weekend full of activities for students and alumni. Other memorable moments...
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ERT luncheon features President of IT & Innovation Foundation

October 19, 2017 | ERT
Robert D. Atkins, President of Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, is scheduled to discuss “Technological Change and the Future of the U.S. Economy and Jobs,” at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the Parkersburg Country Club.
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MOV Entrepreneurship Expo announces keynote speakers

September 6, 2016 | Entrepreneurship Expo
Organizers of the inaugural Entrepreneurship Expo, which will be held on the Marietta College campus on Sept. 17, are pleased to announce the three keynote speakers — Seth Meinzen ’04, Todd Gehrmann and Julie Wilkes ’98. “We promised the community and the region that this would be a highly valuable experience, and that means providing top-...
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Associate Professor elected to Central Ohio PRSA board of directors

February 27, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College’s Dr. Jane Dailey, Associate Professor of Media Studies, has been elected to serve on the 2013 board of directors of the Central Ohio chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. The chapter serves more than 360 public relations professionals across the Central Ohio region who work in the corporate, government, agency...
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Asst. Professor involved in study on media coverage of La. hurricanes

September 7, 2010 | 2010
For Marietta College’s Dr. Jane Dailey the recent five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina also marked the publication of “Covering Disaster: Lessons from Media Coverage of Katrina and Rita,” in which her research was featured.
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'Special Kids on Campus' opens three-week stay at Marietta College

July 19, 2005 | 2005
"Special Kids on Campus," a new program for people with disabilities, began a three-week session Monday, July 18, at Marietta College's McDonough Center for Leadership and Business with an array of activities. The program is co-sponsored by the McDonough Leadership Program and Washington County Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC). The...
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Shaolin Warriors to take stage for March 5th Esbenshade performance

February 28, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The return of the Esbenshade Series this semester brings with it the chance to witness a theatrical production of world-renowned Kung Fu when The Shaolin Warriors take the stage at the Peoples Bank Theatre at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 5th. Tickets for this show are sold out.
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College displaying part of African Art Collection in Andrews

January 28, 2015 | 2015
Andrews Hall is currently hosting a part of Marietta College's African Art Collection in the Fireplace Lounge and in the basement (or the "Pit). The artwork will remain on display through March 7.
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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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Exhibition to feature work of former professor William Gerhold

September 28, 2017 | Gallery 310
The Marietta College Art Department’s newest exhibition will showcase the work of William Gerhold, a nature lover, and former Marietta professor. “Nature, Landscape, and Essence: Selected Artwork by William Gerhold,” will open in Gallery 310 on Friday, October 20th with an opening reception and music by Sadie Johnson ’19 from 4:00-6:00 p.m....
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Marietta College presents ‘Remembering September 11, 2001’

August 8, 2016 | 9/11
As the nation remembers those who died during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Marietta College will also pay tribute to the 15th anniversary this fall. Marietta College presents “Remembering September 11, 2001” is a display of 200 powerful and poignant photographs that document the attack of the World Trade Center and the days that...
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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 employees featured in Art Center’s regional exhibition

July 7, 2010 | 2010
Although school may be out for the summer, many Marietta College faculty and staff have been busy submitting art in the Parkersburg (W.Va.) Art Center 2010 Regional Exhibition. The Exhibition, which runs until Aug. 1, has grown to 158 pieces of artwork, which is an increase by 50 from last year. This is the fourth year for the exhibition.
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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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AAF partners with justAjar for Cookies and Cards event

February 17, 2017 | AAF
The Marietta College chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) recently offered students a glimpse into a facet of the design world not often seen by people today. On Friday, February 10th the AAF club hosted a Cards and Cookies event at justAjar, a graphic design and letterpress studio in downtown Marietta. The event was put on as...
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College announces Fall 2014 Physics Colloquium schedule

August 22, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College’s Fall 2014 Physics Colloquium Series kicks off Sept. 19 with Ohio University’s Dr. Douglas Clowe, who is the Director of the Astrophysical Institute. Each fall speaker will begin at noon in Rickey 166. Pizza and drinks will be provided and each event is free and open to the public.
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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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Marietta College hosts summer oil and gas workshop for teachers

July 10, 2007 | 2007
If you've ever wondered why an M&M candy melts in your mouth and not in your hand, ask Bluffton High School's John George, one of the 37 science teachers who recently attended a two-day workshop at Marietta College. "It's the paraffin," George said during the first day of the workshop. Paraffin is a distillate of crude oil, which was one...
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‘Dean of Harry Potter Scholars’ to speak at Marietta College

September 14, 2017 | Harry Potter
John Granger, the author of six books and an internationally recognized expert on the subject of J. K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” saga, is giving a talk on “The Seven Keys to Harry Potter,” at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 28th, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
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Adventure Space Camp remains a popular program for students

June 16, 2016 | Space Camp
Standing and sitting just outside of Marietta Hall, the countdown began. One … two … three, and with a slight pull of a string the homemade rocket ship — constructed from a two-liter bottle — shoots into the air and every one of the 30 or so people watch to see how high it goes and where it lands. “It’s really fun and I’m learning so much...
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College, City unveil sign that honors six-time national champions

September 24, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College officials, along with Marietta Mayor Joe Matthews, unveiled a street sign honoring the six-time NCAA Division III Baseball National Champions during a special ceremony at Don Schaly Stadium, Wednesday.
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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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College proudly partners with Downtown Marietta for inaugural 'First Fridays'

January 23, 2017 | First Fridays
In a couple of weeks, Downtown Marietta will learn if it is a finalist for the Small Business Revolution and earn a shot at a $500,000 grant for revitalization projects. The downtown area put on an impressive showing over a two-day period (January 6-7) when representatives from Small Business Revolution were in the city to evaluate Marietta...
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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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