Young faculty member battles for respect, acceptance

July 1, 2011 | 2011
On nearly a daily basis, Dr. Alane Sanders is mistaken for a college student. In reality, she has a doctorate degree and three years of teaching under her belt in Marietta College’s Department of Communication and Media Studies. Though being viewed as youthful is flattering, the implied notion of inexperience, which is often linked with youth...
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Marietta College's Summer Reading Camp offering great experience

June 29, 2006 | 2006
Marietta College's Department of Education is offering a four-week summer reading camp from 9 to 11:45 a.m. daily. The camp, which is for children entering kindergarten through sixth grade in the fall of 2006, ends July 14. The Reading Camp is a practicum experience that allows education majors to work as teachers with children from schools...
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Local non-profits benefit from College’s furniture donation

August 10, 2017 | Service
A small team of local high school students spent Wednesday afternoon in school, though they weren’t actually hitting the books. Instead of showing off their brainpower, the students — most of whom attended Marietta High School and Parkersburg Catholic High School — used their arm and leg strength to haul traditional single-seat classroom...
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‘Hidden Histories’ returns with Georgene Johnson on Oct. 26

October 13, 2015 | 2015
Marietta College’s Georgene Johnson, Special Collections Assistant, will deliver the second presentation of the Marietta’s Hidden Histories Colloquium at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 26. Johnson will present “Edward Bosworth Manley: Radio Operator, Airplane Pilot, Explorer Club Member, Marietta College Graduate,” in Thomas 124.
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College adds Director of Counseling and Psychological Services

August 12, 2012 | health and wellness
When Dr. Eric Limegrover first saw the job posting for the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services at Marietta College, he felt fate had intervened. Having just moved to Marietta last year to serve as Clinical Director at L&P Services and having previously held the title of Coordinator of Substance Abuse Services at Miami...
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Author of global economy book speaking at Nov. 18 ERT meeting

November 5, 2009 | 2009
Dr. Pietra Rivoli, Professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, is the next speaker at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Rivoli’s talk is “Lessons from the Travels of a T-shirt,” at noon at the Marietta Country Club. The meeting is open only to members of the Roundtable and...
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Ailey II’s Esbenshade Series performance sold out

February 15, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
Ailey II, the young company of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater that has been a showcase for talented emerging dancers and choreographers since 1974, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 4th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. The performance is free and open to the public at the Peoples Bank Theatre, 222 Putnam St., in...
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College’s Jazz Combo performing first concert on November 8th

October 28, 2016 | Jazz Concert
Marietta College’s Jazz Combo will present its first concert of the year at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 8th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The concert, which is under the direction of applied saxophone and jazz ensemble instructor Jordan Reed, will feature classic jazz standards written by some of the most recognizable names in the jazz...
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Author of ‘The Physics of NASCAR’ to speak on campus Nov. 6

October 21, 2013 | 2013
Dr. Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, author of The Physics of NASCAR, knows a thing or two about driving fast — at least the science part of it. Marietta College’s Department of Physics is excited to welcome Leslie-Pelecky at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6. She is scheduled to talk about “The Physics of Speed” in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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‘Greatest Party in the World’ highlights Senior Week activities

April 4, 2011 | 2011
Alex Edelbrock ’11 (Findlay, Ohio) is looking forward to spending a final week with her friends before graduating from Marietta College on May 8. “I can’t wait to spend a week hanging out with my friends once classes are finished and right before we all graduate,” Edelbrock said. Edelbrock will be able to join her fellow graduating seniors...
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Athletic Training instructor presenting case study at OATA meeting

April 26, 2006 | 2006
Sarah Manspeaker, an instructor in Marietta College's Department of Athletic Training, is presenting a case study "Corrected Aortic Coarctation in a Collegiate Soccer Athlete" at the Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium on May 5 in Cincinnati.
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Keynote speaker for 2nd annual MOV Entrepreneurship Expo keynote

August 4, 2017 | MOVEE
Organizers of the second annual Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo, which will be held on the Marietta College campus on Friday, Sept. 29, are pleased to announce this year’s keynote speakers will be Carol Roth and Chip Pickering. Roth, who will make her presentation at 1 p.m., is the creator of the Future File legacy planning system, a “...
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Esbenshade Series opens 35th year on Sept. 14

August 18, 2015 | Esbenshade Series
The Frederica G. Esbenshade Series at Marietta College has brought the Mid-Ohio Valley inspiring and engaging entertainment for 35 years. That tradition will continue during the 2015-16 academic year with five outstanding performances on the schedule.
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Curious fifth graders spend the day with Marietta’s scientists

May 11, 2012 | 2012
Friends Baylee Brown and Vanessa Wilson were pumped up for class, sitting in the front row and wondering what they would learn about for the next 30 minutes.   The floor littered with fragments of colorful balloons and the smell of smoke still lingering in the air, the two fifth-grade girls knew it had to be something good.  
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Aussie Adventure: Lauren McKiernan ’10 cherishes her semester Down Under

September 14, 2009 | 2009
Lauren McKiernan ’10 (Parkersburg, W.V.) had never traveled by herself before, so the thought of spending a semester in Australia was a little daunting at first. “The hardest part about living in Australia was making the transition in the very beginning,” McKiernan said. “I didn’t know anyone on the entire continent and had never traveled...
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Local entrepreneurs to speak about successes, challenges at Feb. 8 PioPitch

February 2, 2018 | PioPitch
The next installment of PioPitch will feature two local entrepreneurs — Geoff Schenkel ’94 of Resolve Studios and Misti Sims of Little Black Dress Events — as this month’s focus is on creativity and innovation. Schenkel and Sims will start at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 8th, at Marietta College’s Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium.
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Marietta College to continue working on CARES project

October 21, 2016 | CARES
Officials at Marietta College are eager to continue working with the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center on a study of manganese exposure in youth as it relates to brain development. The partnership began in 2008 and will continue now that UC has been awarded a $3.18 million...
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College adds Tracy Tynan as Records Office assistant

July 12, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College recently hired Tracy Tynan, who has been active on the campus as an athletic foster parent for the past decade, as a Records Office Assistant. “I was drawn to this position because of the high level of interaction with the Marietta College students,” Tynan said. “I enjoy helping them in any way that I can. I have been a part...
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Students collaborating with Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership

January 28, 2011 | 2011
It may have a new name and a new partner, but the goal is still the same: identify the best leaders in the United States. This spring, five Marietta College students are working on the Top American Leaders (TAL) project, a collaboration between The Washington Post and the Center for Public Leadership (CPL) at Harvard University's John F....
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'Special Kids on Campus' begins three-week stint at MC on July 10

February 21, 2006 | 2006
Special Kids on Campus,' a program for people with disabilities, returns to Marietta College for a second year of activities starting a three-week stay Monday, July 10, in both Andrews and Thomas halls. The program is co-sponsored by the Marietta College Department of Education and Washington County Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC). The...
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Marietta named one of Ohio’s best hometowns by Ohio Magazine

July 28, 2017 | Hometown
In the November 2017 issue of Ohio Magazine, Marietta will be recognized as one of the five best hometowns in the publications 12th annual “Ohio’s Best Hometowns” edition. “Judy and I, as well as our dog Fuzzy, have lived in Marietta for more than a year now, and it didn’t take us long to realize what an amazing hometown our community is,”...
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‘E.E. Cummings: Pacifist, Prisoner, Poet’ next in WWI speaker series

April 22, 2015 | 2015
Marietta College’s Dr. Bev Hogue will make the seventh and final presentation in the World War I colloquium — Exploring the Great War — at 7 p.m., Monday, April 27, in Thomas 124.
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Attorney and 1970 graduate returns as Fitzgerald EIR

May 1, 2012 | 2012
As a new retiree, Earle Jay Maiman ’70 continues to do one thing he truly loves — teaching the value and art of advocacy. Maiman, who was a trial lawyer in Cincinnati for 30 years, is excited to be joining Marietta College for the 2012-13 academic year as the Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence. Maiman’s arrival on campus fits neatly into the...
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College announces new Director of Multicultural Affairs

August 24, 2009 | 2009
Anthony Jones, who has experience working with college-bound students in admissions, was recently named the Director of Multicultural Affairs at Marietta College. Jones, a graduate of Mount Union College, believes he has a broad understanding to help guide students who pursue a collegiate career.
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Marietta College choirs performing Fall Concert on October 28th

October 18, 2016 | 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., Friday, October 28th. The concert, which is under the direction of new conductor Dr. Jay Dougherty, will feature the Concert Choir and the Women’s Choir performing all types of choral music. The...
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