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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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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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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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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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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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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