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 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 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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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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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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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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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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College honors 90 years of forensics at Wilcox Invitational

November 17, 2014 | Forensics
What the 65th annual Wilcox Forensics Tournament lacked in pizzazz, it more than made up for in the appreciation of recognizing 90 years of forensics at Marietta College. Teams from 15 schools, representing four different states, competed on Marietta’s campus on Nov. 1. Twelve different speaking and oral interpretation events were held,...
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Accounting seniors recognized by WV Society of CPAs

November 2, 2016 | CPAs
Marietta College Accounting seniors Andrew Billingsley ’17 (Marietta, Ohio), Brianna Finck ’17 (New Lexington, Ohio), Marissa Jeswald ’17 (North Tonawand, New York) and Aaron Tice ’17 (St. Marys, West Virginia) were recently recognized for their academic achievements by the Parkersburg Chapter of the West Virginia Society of CPAs at its...
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Big crowd expected for 16th annual Community Baseball Day

April 22, 2014 | Community Baseball Day
Don’t sit inside on a nice spring day, come on down to the 16th annual Community Baseball Day and be a part of the one of Marietta College's best traditions.
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Exceeding the demands of a changing industry — Communication, Media Studies merge departments

October 4, 2016 | Media
There is no question that a liberal arts education provides graduates with the best preparation for an ever-changing field, particularly when that field heavily relies on communication skills.
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Dr. Bauer receives Ben Bonanno Disability Advocate Award

October 18, 2013 | news2013
Marietta College’s Dr. William M. Bauer, McCoy Associate Professor of Education, was recently awarded the Ben Bonanno Disability Advocate Award. The award was presented by the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) Commissioners during their meeting with the Ohio Disability Jobs Summit.
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County’s Visitation Center to reopen under leadership of MC professor

August 29, 2016 | news16
Dr. Mary Barnas never gave up on the notion that the Washington County Supervised Visitation Center would be up and running again. Her belief in the value of the program was recently rewarded. The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services provided a large grant to the Washington County Healthier Buckeye Council that was submitted by the...
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Four students inducted into Alpha Delta Sigma

April 29, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College recently inducted four students into Alpha Delta Sigma, a national honor society sponsored by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). Marietta’s inductees were: Emily Fagan ’10 (Cleveland, Ohio), Alyssa Hanley ’10 (Freedom, N.H.), Emily Mattson ’10 (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Samantha Pocius ’10 (Fredericktown, Ohio).
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Land & Energy Management students claim 2 of 3 scholarships

June 21, 2016 | Scholarship
Only a few months after earning accreditation from the American Association of Professional Landmen, two Marietta College students were recently selected as recipients of the 2016 Michael Late Benedum Chapter (MLBC) Student Scholarship Awards. Morgan Rich ’19 (Sarahsville, Ohio) and Ryan Ulam ’17 (Canonsburg, Pa.) received the first- and...
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Political Science professor publishes article in encyclopedia

November 19, 2008 | 2008
Marietta College's Dr. Jacqueline DeLaat, McCoy Professor of Political Science, has recently completed an article for the 2009 volume of "Governing America: Major Policies and Decisions of Federal, State, and Local Government."
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Marietta professor receives Outstanding Teacher Educator Award

April 21, 2016 | Faculty News
Dr. Dottie Erb, Professor of Education at Marietta College, has received the Outstanding Teacher Educator Award from the Ohio Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.
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Marietta’s Education Department receives $223,000 Incentive Grant

January 15, 2016 | Education
Marietta College’s Education Department learned today that it was awarded a $223,000 incentive grant from the Ohio Deans Compact on Exceptional Children. The funding will support the redesign of Marietta’s Early Childhood and Intervention Specialist programs through the adaptation of a merged/blended dual licensure teacher preparation model.
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College presents yearlong series ‘Marietta’s Hidden Histories’

August 11, 2015 | Hidden HIstories
At times, it seems the histories of Marietta College and the City of Marietta are intertwined. This academic year, Marietta College plans to put a twist on this relationship by hosting Marietta’s Hidden Histories — six different presentations touching on the city’s interesting and colorful past. The series kicks off Monday, Sept. 28, with Dr...
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Amanda Davis ’18 earns annual Evans Internship Endowment award

April 28, 2017 | Internships
Amanda Davis ’18 (Cutler, Ohio) had heard about the power of Marietta College’s Long Blue Line, but this year she was the beneficiary of its wide-reaching impact. For starters, she is the 2017 recipient of the Robert Evans Internship Endowment Award, which was established by a member of The Long Blue Line and his spouse. She will intern this...
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