K (Kappa Delta Pi to Kwanzaa)
Kappa Delta Pi
International honorary in education, installed its Psi Zeta chapter at Marietta in 1997. It
was founded March 8, 1911, at the University of Illinois. It recognizes scholarship and
excellence in education, promotes the development and dissemination of worthy
educational ideas and practices, enhances the continuous growth and leadership of its
diverse members, fosters inquiry and reflection on significant educational issues, and
maintains a high degree of professional fellowship. Kappa Delta Pi elects those to
membership who exhibit the ideals of scholarship, high personal standards, and promise
in teaching and allied professions. Invitation requires a student of at least sophomore
standing to have a 3.0 GPA and to have been admitted into the Education Program
through the Education Department.
Kappa Mu Epsilon
National honorary mathematics society, installed its Ohio Epsilon chapter at Marietta in
1960. Completion of Mathematics 225 and registration in a 300-level course, with a 3.0
average in all mathematics courses completed, and a 2.75 cumulative average are
required for membership.
International Art honorary was established in 2004. Requirements for membership are:
12 credit hours in art history, graphic design, or studio art; a 3.0 GPA in all art classes;
and an overall 3.0 GPA.
Krause Lecture in Science
Official name of the series is Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science. The
lecture series, which began in 2002, is supported by gifts from Dr. Richard M. Krause,
the son of E.L. and Jennie Mae Krause. Dr. Krause is a 1947 graduate of Marietta College
and served on the College's Board of Trustees for 22 years.
Midwinter African-American celebration.
Glossary for this Letter