New program provides needed resource for LGBT community

August 4, 2014 | LGBT
Just as you enter Coach Stacia Shrider’s office in Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, you’ll notice a “Safe Zone” decal on her window.
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Variety, fun highlight CUB events for first half of fall semester

August 10, 2011 | 2011
Most of Marietta College’s students are still off enjoying the final weeks of their summer break, but Joe Dillon ’12 (Valley View, Ohio) has been planning dozens of student activities for the first month of the 2011-12 school year. Dillon, President of College Union Board (CUB), has been working with other members of the organization to have...
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College experimenting with 'J-Term' during winter break

September 30, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College students have a new opportunity during winter break this year. In January, select courses are being offered in what the College has named "J-Term." This term was created after the college moved its spring semester ahead in order to set a new graduation date. Once the graduation date was set, there was a three-week gap in the...
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Campus community welcomes first-year students

August 24, 2016 | Move-In Day
For many incoming first-year students and their families, the morning of Move-In Day is an exhausting, stressful and tear-filled time. But for Marietta College families experiencing Move-In Day, it was nothing but smiles. “We parents are blown away by how friendly everyone here is!” said a father walking into Mary Beach Hall empty handed.
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Three physics majors present at Ohio’s American Physical Society

April 5, 2013 | 2013
Three Marietta College students majoring in physics — Jen Kachel ’13 (Woodsfield, Ohio), Shelby Lee ’13 (Galloway, Ohio) and Lin Su ’13 (Beijing, China) — presented their capstone research posters at the Ohio-region Section of the American Physical Society at Ohio University.
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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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College announces summer show schedule for Planetarium

May 10, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College is pleased to announce the summer schedule for community show at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium have been set and reservations are currently being taken for the May showing of “Seven Wonders.” Seven Wonders, along with a season star discussion, is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, May 19, as well as 2 and 3:30 p.m., Sunday,...
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Faculty, staff feed more than 600 during spring 'Late-Night Breakfast'

April 25, 2005 | 2005
Students began lining up outside Gilman Dining Hall around 10 p.m. — an hour before the doors opened for the highly anticipated “Late-Night Breakfast” at Marietta College. When the doors finally opened more than 600 MC students were served food by professors and staff from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday, April 24. Other faculty and staff cooked,...
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Voter Registration: What Students Need to Know

February 15, 2016 | Election 2016
Though students may call Marietta College home for the year, they still have the chance to vote in the upcoming presidential primary election. However, they must act fast. The deadline for voter registration for the March 15 presidential primary election is Tuesday, Feb. 16. The Washington County Board of Elections will be open until 9 p.m....
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George “Butch” Grady ’13

February 26, 2013 | 2013
To many of his peers, George “Butch” Grady is perhaps most recognizable for sporting the Navy Blue and White as a linebacker for the Pioneers football team.
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Kynkor, Haumesser named Marietta College Homecoming royalty

October 25, 2008 | Homecoming 2008
Marietta College seniors Nicolette Kynkor and Luke Haumesser were crowned Homecoming 2008 royalty during halftime of the Pioneers' football game against Muskingum on Saturday (Oct. 25).
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Intervention Specialist students present at CEC-TED conference

April 21, 2014 | 2014
Four Marietta College Education students — each one majoring in Intervention Specialist — presented at the second annual CEC-TED conference held at the Ohio Opportunities for People with Disabilities at the James A. Rhodes State Office Tower in Columbus in late March.
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Marietta students, employees ready to tackle Community Day projects

March 22, 2011 | 2011
With about 20 projects on tap and more than 200 volunteers coming from Marietta College’s students, faculty and staff, the annual Community Service Day should be a huge success on Saturday, March 26. Arielle Jennings, Director of Experiential Education and Service Learning said the format for Community Service Day has changed.
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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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Back-to-back: Marietta students earn 3% scholarship

November 24, 2015 | 2015
In a world where women influence upwards of 80 percent of consumer spending and 60 percent of social media sharing, it can seem a little unbalanced that women make up less than 10 percent of all U.S. Creative Directors.
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Christian Sanders ’14

November 13, 2012 | 2012
A city boy by nature, hailing from his beloved Cleveland, Christian Sanders appreciates one major aspect of a small-town college: its opportunities.
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Plenty of activities lined up for first week back on campus

August 20, 2008 | news2008
Marietta College's more than 1,450 students will have plenty to keep them busy during their first week back on campus. First things first, the students will get back into the swing of things academically by attending the first classes of the fall semester. Classes begin at 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25. Anyone seeking a regional history lesson as...
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McCoy Scholarship, hard work help senior transform life

May 2, 2017 | Commencement
The metamorphosis of Brian Raiff ’17 (Galena, Ohio) during the past four years at Marietta College is something even he couldn’t have predicted. Raiff arrived on campus in the Fall of 2013 as a 285-pound former football player, who openly admits he didn’t know much about being a petroleum engineer. But four years later, it’s easy to see Raiff...
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Marietta students take in-depth look at local poverty

March 21, 2014 | news2014
After bracing to spend just a few minutes outside to travel from building to building for classes during this winter’s bitterly cold days, Marietta College students received just a taste of what it’s like to suffer from the elements.
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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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Pizza & Politics hosts special Constitution Day event on Sept. 17

September 14, 2015 | 2015
Marietta College’s Pizza & Politics series will feature a special Constitution Day discussion at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17, in Thomas 124. Join the faculty of the Political Science Department to discuss marriage equality, immigration and the National Security Agency.
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College adds Delta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Omicron

September 24, 2012 | KAO
Marietta College recently established the Delta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Omicron, an organization for students and faculty who learn and work with subjects like Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Sustainability, and other interdisciplinary fields.
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Lehman, Gray named Marietta College Homecoming royalty

October 20, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College seniors Elizabeth "E.J." Lehman and Tom Gray were crowned Homecoming 2007 royalty during halftime of the Pioneers' football game against Ohio Northern on Saturday (Oct. 20). The announcing of queen and king was just one of the many highlights in a weekend full of activities for students and alumni. Other memorable moments...
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Marietta College officially welcomes back Doo Dah Day

April 12, 2017 | Doo Dah Day
This year, Marietta College will be formally relaunching Doo Dah Day for the first time since 2013. It is scheduled for 5-11 p.m., Friday, April 21, following All Scholars Day. Wrapped in tradition dating back to 1974, Doo Dah Day marks the celebration of the arrival of spring and allows students to take a break from their rigorous studies in...
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