L (L.H.D. to Low-tech)
Doctor of Humane Letters degree. Be explicit in the text that this is an honorary degree: "He received the honorary L.H.D. Degree."
Lambda Chi Alpha
Established at Marietta in 1925, the fraternity creates a family relationship among its
members. Its mission is to bring together a group of young men who will be congenial,
loyal, and helpful to one another. Lambda Chi Alpha recognizes that during his college
years a student's first priority must be his scholastics. Members also support their local
communities through community service and philanthropic efforts.
Lambda Pi Eta
Official communication studies honorary of the National Communication Association.
To be eligible for membership, a student must have completed at least 60 semester
hours, of which 12 must be in communication studies, have a cumulative GPA of at least
3.0, have a communication studies GPA of 3.25, and be in the upper 35 percent of one's
Refers to a person (based on gender) whose ancestors come from Latin America. Latino
American is the common reference (regardless of gender) to U.S. citizens from Latin
The Leadership Q&A is an informal meeting where the McDonough Center for
Leadership and Business invites influential leaders to come to the center and speak with
Put the full titles of lectures in italics.
Capitalize when referring to Marietta College program that provides
awards to children and grandchildren of Marietta College graduates.
The award is for $3,500 and is renewable for up to four years
In October 2005, Laura Baudo Sillerman '68 and Robert Dyson '68
pledged $5 million each to fund a new library on the Marietta
College campus. In May 2007, Sillerman and Dyson were part of
a groundbreaking ceremony where the name Legacy Library was announced.
Construction on the $17.5-million, 53,000-square-foot facility
began in June 2007 and it opened in January 2009.
In addition to the expected library features, the new building
will provide: The Center for Teaching Excellence, with an experimental
classroom; expanded growth space for archives and special collections;
cyber café and 24-hour study space; display areas for artwork.
In addition to the initial $10 million start-up funding, the College
also received $2 million from Eric '63 and Barbara Dobkin '65
for the Jack E. and Betty O. Prince Forum, and $2 million from
Dave '78 and Brenda Rickey for the Rickey Information Commons.
An online database used for searching periodicals.
liberal arts college
Use lower case in generic use and when speaking of the Marietta College library. Formal
title is Dawes Memorial Library. The library also houses the Special Collections. In May
2007, Dawes Library will be razed as construction on a new library (not yet named) will
begin. It is expected to open in January 2009.
Lindamood-Van Voorhis Boat House
Named in honor of longtime coach Ralph Lindamood and Dale Van Voorhis '63, it is
located three-fourths of a mile from campus on the west bank of the Muskingum River
and houses the College's crew racing shells.
Little Sibs Weekend
Capitalize. This event is held in the spring semester.
Doctor of Laws degree. Be explicit in the text that this is an honorary degree.
Long Blue Line, The
Capitalize when referring to Marietta College's alumni.
One word as an adjective.