I (ID to Izzy's)
Do not use periods when referring to identification (plural: IDs).
Capitalize and spell out or abbreviate (Inc.) according to a company's official title. If
that's unclear, abbreviate. Do not precede with a comma (media style).
Allows students the opportunity to complete course work not otherwise offered.
Someone from India. ("Native American" is recommended when referring to "American Indians.")
Use periods and no space between initial letters of someone's name.
Institute for the International Education of Students (IES)
Provides U.S. colleges and universities with the means of offering study abroad.
Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR)
Capitalize. Marietta's town and gown program is known as Institute
for Learning in Retirement (ILR). Do not capitalize when making
a general reference to town and gown relations. Marietta College's
program involves a number of both day and night courses open to
the general public for a nominal charge of $25. Enrollment is
contingent upon space availability and instructor approval.
Capitalize. Aids in the growth and development of each fraternity, maintains good
relations with the College and Marietta community, sustains an atmosphere of good will
and harmony under which each fraternity may effectively function, and provides a
medium of communication and cooperation between each group.
Capitalize. Reference to the Net is also acceptable.
Allow students to receive academic credit for supervised work experience.
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship (ICF)
ICF is to build collegiate fellowships, develop disciples who embody biblical values, and
engage the campus in all its ethnic diversity with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. ICF is geared
to train and support Christian students through other students and a trained
professional staff. Any student, faculty, or staff member is welcome to attend.
Investigative Studies Program
Capitalize it as long as it refers specifically to Marietta College.
Nutgraph used by College Relations
Launched in 1998, the Investigative Studies Program embraces three
goals: to provide students with an opportunity to pursue their research
and creative interests in a manner not found in a typical class setting,
to promote intellectual curiosity and stimulate creativity in students in
an academic discipline or between disciplines, and to foster a sense of
learning, sharing and commitment with a community of scholars.
Designed for Marietta College's most academically gifted and highly
motivated students, the Investigative Studies Program provides
summer grants for undergraduates interested in pursuing special
research and creative projects, as well as travel grants for presentation
of findings at regional and national conferences. The program funds
projects across the disciplines and is aimed at the kind of student
interested not only in learning knowledge, but also in discovering and
Irvine Administration Building
Official name is William Bay Irvine Administration Building, but Irvine Administration
Building acceptable on first reference. Occupied by the President, Provost, Advancement,
Alumni Relations, College Relations, Registrar and business office. William Bay Irvine is
a 1917 graduate and the College's 12th president.
Jargon abbreviation for information technology, but do not use.
Often misused. Its is the possessive form of the pronoun it. (Ex: "College Union Board
decided its rules were too strict.") It's is a contraction for it is or it has. (Ex: "It's easy to
make this mistake.") HINT: A quick way to check if you've used the correct version is to
read the sentence back to yourself, inserting "it is" in place of it's or its to determine if it
still makes sense.
Snack bar located in Andrews Hall. Food and services are supplied by the College's food
service provider, Parkhurst Dining.