Volunteers needed for the 2012 Ohio Chautauqua visit in Marietta

January 13, 2012 | 2012
Residents of Marietta are known for embracing the region’s history.   Everyone will get a chance to relive some of that history as part of Ohio Chautauqua 2012: When Ohio Was the Western Frontier.   Now the organizers of the five-day event in June are hoping to find enough volunteers to make it run smoothly. The Ohio Chautauqua, which is...
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College announces 2008 'Who's Who Among Students' selections

March 12, 2008 | 2008
The 2008 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges has been released and is, as always, full of Marietta College students. Who's Who is a list of exceptional students from across the country that is put out every year to honor and recognize the students and the institutions they represent. This year, Marietta...
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Interfaith Amigos visiting Marietta area for three days in November

October 26, 2017 | Interfaith Amigos
The internationally renowned Interfaith Amigos will visit Marietta and other sites in southeast Ohio — including Marietta College — from November 10th through the 12th. These three clergymen have given their inspiring presentation in the U.S. — from Seattle to New York City — as well as in the Middle East and Japan, and have been featured as...
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Marietta College announces public events for October 2016

September 20, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its October 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.
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Author, Peace Corps volunteer to speak during International Week

March 12, 2013 | 2013
Kris Holloway is not the first Peace Corps volunteer to write a book. But after serving as a volunteer in Mali, West Africa, from 1989-91, Holloway knew she needed to share her story in “Monique and the Mango Rains: Two Years with a Midwife in Mali.”
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‘Introduction to Fundraising Planning’ offered for nonprofits Oct. 12

September 27, 2010 | 2010
A major reason nonprofit organizations are successful is through their ability to cultivate multiple revenue streams through sound financial planning. Marietta area nonprofit organizations looking for some advice on a fundraising plan may be able to find some answers at Marietta College. What you'll learn Conduct an assets inventory Develop...
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MC's Director of Career Center accepts appointment with NACE

September 13, 2005 | 2005
Kathleen Powell, Director of Marietta College's Career Center, has accepted an appointment to the National Association of Colleges and Employers Future Directions Task Force. "The College holds membership in this professional organization and is the driving force for the profession," Powell said. "We base our services, ethics and recruiting...
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Dates changed for two Esbenshade Series programs in February

January 22, 2015 | 2015
Two performances in Marietta College’s Frederica G. Esbenshade Series have been rescheduled in February to accommodate a conflict with the performers. An Evening with Jake Runestad, an award-winning composer, with the Marietta College Choir has been moved from Feb. 1 to Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Considered, “highly imaginative… with big ideas” (...
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Students benefitted from Bennett’s incredible mind

November 30, 2011 | 2011
  Emeritus Professor Dr. Les Anderson ’55 remembers sitting in an advanced mathematics class on the top floor of Andrews Hall early Monday morning waiting for the professor to arrive.   Though it was nearing 8:30 a.m.—a full 30 minutes past the time it was supposed to start—every student remained in his or her seat.  
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Associate Professor speaks at 'Renewable on Parade' conference in Iowa

October 3, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Dr. Eric J. Fitch, associate professor of environmental science and leadership, was an invited speaker at "Renewable on Parade" a major conference on renewable energy development held in Washington and Riverside, two towns in Washington County, Iowa, on Sept. 20-23. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)...
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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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College announces December planetarium shows

November 12, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College is pleased to announce the December community show at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium is “Season of Light.” This full dome show, created by Loch Ness Productions, traces the history and development of numerous holiday traditions, including the Yule log, mistletoe, and the Christmas tree. The program concludes by exploring...
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Mid-Ohio Valley College Night returns to Marietta

September 1, 2010 | 2010
The eighth annual Mid-Ohio Valley College Night is coming to the Marietta College campus once again bringing along with it more than 70 colleges and universities. From 6:30-8:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 13, high school students can learn more about their options for post-secondary education. Co-sponsored by Marietta College and The Marietta Times...
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18 high school teachers gain valuable experience at Rickey Institute

July 1, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College officials were pleased to have another outstanding group of high school teachers for the fourth annual Rickey Summer Science Institute’s five-day workshop. The Physics Department at Marietta College conducted the highly successful workshop that focused on using video analysis in physics teaching. The Rickey Institute had 18...
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Pioneer Activities Council Collaborates Knitting Workshop with Local Guild

February 28, 2017 | Knit Wits
On Sunday, February 18th, the Pioneer Activities Council (PAC) featured Knit Wits, a free knitting workshop event. Attendants had the opportunity to learn from knitting experts in the community. The K.O.M. (Kanawha, Ohio, and Muskingum — the three rivers in the guild area) Rivers Knitting Guild, a part of The Knitting Guild of America (TKGA...
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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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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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