Three McDonough Scholars selected for Jepson Cambridge Program

December 12, 2016 | Student News
Marietta College’s Matthew Johnson ’19 (Marietta, Ohio) has wanted to be an attorney since junior high. Johnson, along with fellow McDonough Scholars Makenzie McAfee ’19 (Findlay, Ohio) and Emily Vigue ’19 (Lancaster, Ohio), will get an early glimpse of law school as they have been selected to participate in the University of Richmond’s...
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Leadership Program part of New York Times pilot program

August 1, 2011 | Gama Perruci
The New York Times, one of the most respected and recognizable newspapers in the United States, has teamed up with Marietta College and one of its faculty members to be part of a pilot program this fall.   Dr. Gama Perruci, Interim Provost, believes “The Gray Lady” will serve as a valuable educational tool for first-year students and...
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More than 100 students expected to volunteer on Make a Difference Day

October 19, 2016 | Civic Engagement
For the past decade, participating in Make a Difference Day has become as much a tradition on the Marietta College campus as Homecoming and the Late Night Breakfast. More than 100 students are expected to participate again this year. The national Make a Difference Day campaign, which started in 1992, is on Saturday, October 22nd.
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Trustee named first Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence at McDonough

February 16, 2011 | Executive in Residence
Dale Wartluft ’63 has accomplished much in his professional career, but when he was chosen to be the Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence (EIR) for 2011-12 he was clearly humbled. “I feel very honored to be selected as the first Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence,” Wartluft said. “I’ve been so impressed with the concept of the EIR program and its...
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Platinum sponsor announced for Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneur Expo

August 30, 2016 | Entrepreneurship Expo
Dr. Jacqueline Khorassani, Chair & Professor of Economics/Director of Entrepreneurship Programs at Marietta College, has announced Perry & Associates, Certified Public Accountants, as the Platinum Sponsor for the first Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneur Expo scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 17, at Marietta College.  
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$4,500 grant allows students to provide funding to local nonprofits

June 18, 2010 | 2010
For a second consecutive school year, students from Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business will be conducting a philanthropy initiative, which is part of a three-state project.   Dr. Tanya Judd Pucella, Assistant Professor of Education and Leadership Studies, led the students last year in the Pay it Forward Project....
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Tardivo Alcoser ’02 remembers what makes Marietta special

June 14, 2016 | Visiting Executive
Jerry Tardivo Alcoser ’02 was overcome by nostalgic memories as she watched students take their seats in a small classroom in the McDonough Center. “It is a completely different (college),” she says. “The essence is still there, but as I walk around and see all these new buildings, the feeling is just amazing. The campus is as beautiful as...
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Faculty, students hope nonprofit capacity report proves valuable

February 1, 2010 | Non-Profit
Researching and executing a report about nonprofit capacity in the Mid-Ohio Valley was a major accomplishment for Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business. While the report offers a better understanding of the challenges and even provides suggestions, what is even more exciting for those involved with the project is...
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Competing teams hope to claim top spot in College’s inaugural PioBiz

March 29, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Three Marietta College students, who make up two competing teams, will square off at the April 1 PioPitch to present their business plans to see who will win the inaugural PioBiz. Psychology major Gabrielle Simmons ’18 (Cairo, West Virginia) is going up against the team of Aaron Dillon ’17 (Windham, Connecticut) and Jon Hinson ’17 (Rocky...
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McDonough Scholars blogging while studying abroad this spring

January 16, 2009 | 2009
Laura Aldrich '10 is more than 3,000 miles away from the Marietta College campus studying abroad at Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador this semester. Want to know how the Plymouth, N.H., native is doing?
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McDonough Scholar chosen for Jepson Cambridge Program

January 11, 2016 | Jepson Cambridge Program
Marietta College’s Samantha Welch ’18 (Ennis, Montana) will join a distinguished group of McDonough Scholars who have participated in the University of Richmond’s Jepson Cambridge Program. Marietta has been sending students to the five-week summer program to study at Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, for nearly a decade.
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Five McDonough Scholars relishing partnership with Harvard project

March 10, 2008 | news2008
When a student enters the McDonough Leadership Program at Marietta College they know to leave their egos at the door. Instead teamwork and high expectations are what the faculty stress. This semester the stakes have been ratcheted up even more for five McDonough Scholars as they work in partnership with Harvard University's Center for Public...
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Six Marietta students chosen as J. Luce Fellows for 2015-16

October 21, 2015 | Luce Fellows
  Six Marietta College students were recently named 2015-16 J. Luce Fellows by the James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation.
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Associate Professor elected International Environmental Association VP

July 17, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Dr. Eric J. Fitch, associate professor of environmental science and leadership, has spent a busy and eventful summer.
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Annual Community Service Day scheduled for April 18

April 2, 2015 | Community Service
More than 150 Marietta College students will be out in full force to volunteer at the annual Community Service Day on Saturday, April 18.
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Marietta's McDonough Center hires Director of Civic Engagement

August 25, 2006 | news2006
Tanya Judd Pucella, who earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Florida, was recently named the Director of Civic Engagement at Marietta College's McDonough Center for Leadership and Business. Pucella is completing her Ph.D. in the College of Health and Public Affairs at the University of Central Florida, while...
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Bank of America CEO speaking to Economic Roundtable on March 24

March 16, 2015 | 2015
Brian Moynihan, Chief Executive Officer of Bank of America, is the next guest speaker for the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley. Moynihan, who was born and raised in Marietta, will be at the Lafayette Hotel at noon, Tuesday, March 24. His talk is called “Fireside Chat with Brian Moynihan,” which involves answering a series of member-...
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McDonough Center co-hosting six-week educational program in 2006

October 27, 2005 | news2005
The McDonough Center for Leadership and Business, along with the Marietta Branch of The American Association of University Women, is hosting a six-week long educational program titled, "The Great Decisions Discussion Series." "Great Decisions," an educational program that will enrich the international understanding of people in the Marietta...
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Annual Community Service Day scheduled for April 5

March 20, 2014 | Community Service
Marietta College’s Office of Civic Engagement will hold Community Service Day 2014 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, April 5.
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Marietta College professors earn McCoy designation

January 23, 2017 | McCoy Professor
When Dr. Alane Sanders first learned she was selected to be a McCoy Associate Professor of Communication, her first instinct was to tell her students. “I felt we had earned the honor together and I wanted them to feel that sense of accomplishment,” she said.
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Marietta sophomore selected for NEW Leadership Ohio Program

May 2, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College’s Chelsea Smith ’15 (Vincent, Ohio) was recently named one of 30 women who will participate in the 2013 NEW Leadership Ohio Program from May 13-17.
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Leadership professor joins VoiceAmerica program on Jan. 10th

December 8, 2016 | VoiceAmerica
Dr. Gama Perruci, Dean of Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business, is a guest speaker on the VoiceAmerica program, “Innovative Leaders: Driving Thriving Organizations,” which will be aired in early in 2017. Perruci was joined by Aldo Boitano, who brings 25 years in top management, marketing and sales positions, on the...
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AmeriCorps VISTA impact presentation highlights civic engagement

June 8, 2011 | Americorps VISTA
One thing is pretty clear: Marietta College’s AmeriCorps VISTAs Amanda Dever and Zaia Thombre had a busy 2010-11. This became apparent during their recent presentation in Andrews Hall Great Room that showed the progress of the College’s Civic Engagement program. Dever and Thombre touched on a number of subjects during their 30-minute...
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Government Affairs lawyer to speak at Economic Roundtable on Nov. 2

October 18, 2016 | ERT
Attorney Tony Fiore, who specializes in labor law and economic regulation of business, is scheduled to discuss “Top 5 HR Issues in Ohio and West Virginia,” at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Wednesday, November 2nd, at the Marietta Country Country Club.
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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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