Economist, attorney Robert Litan to speak at Milton Friedman Lecture

April 3, 2017 | Business & Economics
Economist and Attorney Robert Litan will deliver the keynote address at the 33rd annual Milton Friedman Lecture Series at Marietta College at 7:00 p.m., Monday, April 17th. Litan will make discuss “The Good Economy” in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Litan is a partner with Korein Tillery, LLC., and also is...
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'Wilson and Origins of Neo-Conservatism’ next in WWI speaker series

March 16, 2015 | 2015
Marietta College’s Dr. Mark Schaefer will make the sixth presentation in the World War I colloquium — Exploring the Great War — at 7 p.m., Monday, March 23, in Thomas 124.   Schaefer will speak on “Woodrow Wilson and the Origins of Neo-Conservatism in American Foreign Policy.”
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Student, faculty research shows Groundhog Effect on stock prices

January 9, 2017 | Groundhog Effect
Ashley Klopfenstein ’20 is well aware of the lore of Punxsutawney Phil. She has heard of the groundhog’s prediction skills when it comes to foreseeing an early spring on Feb. 2. However, she had no idea the impact the little guy had anticipating the ups and downs of the United States’ financial markets. “It is quirky, but when you look at...
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White House adviser to speak at 31st annual Friedman Lecture

February 11, 2015 | Friedman Lecture
Dr. Betsey Stevenson, Member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, is scheduled to deliver address for the 31st annual Milton Friedman Lecture.
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Marketing students benefit from partnership with PNC’s Mark Vizza ’98

December 11, 2016 | Alumni
Every college student has been assigned a case study to research and write a report. It’s right up there with group projects and adding a works cited page. Mark Vizza ’98 remembers them all too well, and every case study seemed to come from another era. “It drove me crazy and I wondered to myself, ‘Did nothing of significance happen at any...
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Duong Le — Business & Economics

December 1, 2014 | news2014
If you have any questions regarding finance, Dr. Duong Le is the person you should talk to.  The classes she teaches include Business Finance, International Finance, Investments, Risk Management, and Portfolio Management. Through her classes, Le hopes her students will learn that finance concepts are important and can benefit one’s personal...
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2018 NCAA Men’s Final Four host talks to sports management students

November 10, 2016 | NCAA Tournament
Students in the Sport Facility and Event Management course (SMGT 334) were treated to a high-profile guest lecturer on Thursday: Jenny Carnes, executive director of the San Antonio Local Organizing Committee (SALOC), the group charged with planning, executing, and evaluating the 2018 NCAA® Division I Men’s Final Four® on behalf of the city of...
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Marietta team reaches semifinals of EFFIE Collegiate Brand Challenge

May 9, 2014 | news2014
A three-student team from Instructor Lori Smith’s Advertising & Public Relations class placed in the semifinals of the 2014 EFFIE Collegiate Brand Challenge.
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Recent graduate earns CPA’s Elijah Watt Sells Award

September 19, 2016 | Awards
It’s such a miniscule number it almost doesn’t seem real; 0.0008. That’s the percentage of CPA candidates who won the 2015 Elijah Watt Sells Award — given to those who obtained a cumulative average score above 95.50 across all four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination, passed all four sections on their first attempt and completed testing...
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1971 alumna named first Schwartz Leader-in-Residence

February 5, 2014 | 2014
Kathleen Reddy-Smith ’71, a retired diplomat with the U.S. Foreign Service, will begin a yearlong project in the fall of 2014 as the first Schwartz Leader-in-Residence (LIR) at Marietta College.
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Marietta College forges after-school partnership with Ely Chapman

September 15, 2016 | Experiential Learning
Marietta College officials are excited to announce the launch of a new initiative aimed at providing entrepreneurship and computer coding skills to area middle school students. As part of the Ely Chapman Education Foundation afterschool program, Marietta College students will be delivering a year-long curriculum to middle school students to...
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Alison Matas ’11 gets dream internship with Chautauqua Institution in N.Y.

June 2, 2010 | news2010
Alison Matas ’11 (Kent, Ohio) cherishes the many journalistic opportunities afforded her as the editor of The Marcolian and as a student writer in College Relations. But the opportunity that awaits her this summer is a once-in-a-lifetime break.
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Marietta students win regional Psychology Jeopardy contest

April 29, 2016 | Jeopardy
For the sixth time in 11 years, Marietta College’s Psychology Department won the Psychology Jeopardy competition at the Tri-State Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, in April.
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Psychology student pioneering autism study

September 25, 2009 | Autism
Psychology major Heather Haught ’11 is a pioneer in her field of study. With the help of Psychology Assistant Professor Dr. Alicia Doerflinger, Haught is currently conducting the second phase of a two-part experiment titled “The Effect of Food Preferences, Food Intake and Taster Status on Body Weight in Children with Autism.” The project is...
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Marietta senior awarded AAF scholarship

May 9, 2016 | Scholarship
The American Advertising Federation-Cleveland Student Connection recently awarded Marietta College’s Alexis Callaway ’16 (Portage, Michigan) with the $500 AAFCLE Student Connection Scholarship at the April Professional Development Luncheon. Callaway, Marietta’s AAF chapter president, and fellow AAF member Chase Leisure ’16 (Parkersburg, West...
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Marietta adding Organizational Social Responsibility program

March 10, 2016 | OSR
In an era when corporations are being asked to look at carbon accounting, approach financial planning through the lens of sustainability and minimize environmental impact, Marietta College is excited to announce a new minor and certificate in Organizational Social Responsibility.
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College’s PioPitch to feature six programs during 2017-18 school year

August 31, 2017 | PioPitch
With each session revolving around a different intriguing topic, this year’s PioPitch series at Marietta College is sure to excite and inspire many entrepreneurial minds throughout the campus and local community. The 2017-18 season of PioPitch will feature engaging problem-solving sessions led by entrepreneurs working in a variety of areas....
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College adds Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion

DeJuan Mitchell has a “student-first” mindset. He believes that will serve him and Marietta’s students well as he settles in to his new position as the Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion, U.S. Student Services.  Mitchell joins Marietta after completing a Master of Science in Human Development and Leadership with a focus in College...
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Marietta College junior receives coveted Stickell Internship Award

April 19, 2017 | Internships
Following an eye-opening internship in New York City last summer, Mandee Young ’18 (Poca, West Virginia) had lowered her expectations a bit for this summer. That all changed when she learned earlier this month that she was one of 20 students to receive a Vance and Betty Lee Stickell Internship. “Even after receiving my offer letter, I’m still...
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Marietta students receive Grand Prize honor from NBS

Student broadcasters from Marietta College’s WCMO-TV were recently awarded a Grand Prize honor from the National Broadcasting Society. Marietta won in the undergraduate electronic media competition for their election coverage in the fall, which included a debate between Congressman Bill Johnson and challenger Jennifer Garrison.
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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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What’s your goal?

March 11, 2015 | news2015
Marietta College offers more than 40 majors that will help you fulfill your professional goals. In addition to focusing on a major, Marietta students also receive a solid liberal arts education, which bolsters critical thinking skills as well as writing skills. Here are some you could consider:
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Remembering the milestone moments of 2016

December 16, 2016 | Year in Review
A look at Marietta College’s 2016 year in review has the potential of journeying on to be a 366-day highlight reel (yes, adding to the highlights was the fact that 2016 was a leap year).
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Dr. Mark Sibicky named William Van Law Plankey Professor

February 9, 2015 | 2015
Dr. Mark Sibicky, McCoy Professor of Psychology, was recently named the William Van Law Plankey Professor.
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College honors 21 students during December Graduation Celebration

December 11, 2016 | Commencement
A few students were emotional, others were smiling ear to ear and a couple just wanted to hand the microphone off to the next person. That’s typically how Marietta College’s annual December Graduation Celebration — an informal event to acknowledge the newest members of The Long Blue Line. Twenty-one of the possible 46 graduates participated...
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