N (National Science Foundation Fellowship to Numbers)
National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellowship
NSF Fellows are chosen from a national pool of students for a three-year fellowship.
Preferred to Indian. When possible, be precise and use the name of the tribe nation.
See titles, composition.
news release format
For guidance regarding news releases, call the director of College Relations, who handles
distribution of Marietta news, at ext. 4408.
List nicknames, surrounded by quotation marks, only when the formal and preferred
names are unexpectedly different. (OK: William "Buzz" Smith; DON'T: William "Bill"
Nine Core Values
At the center of a Marietta education are Nine Core Values that form the foundation for
all the College does. They are: Liberal Arts Foundation, In-Depth Programs of Study,
Residential College, Technology, World of Work, Financial Planning, Service to the
Region, Leadership and Internationalization.
Use this capitalized abbreviation for number when referring to a position or rank. (Ex:
The Pioneers are No. 1 in the region; No. 4 option)
No hyphen. Depending on the organization, "not-for-profit" may be preferred. Refer to
Marietta College as an independent, liberal arts college (only use nonprofit for postal
Use this rather than 12 p.m.
National Science Foundation
numbers (see also No.)
In general, spell out zero through nine (and first through ninth) and give numerals for 10
and above (10th, etc.). Fractions, such as two-thirds, should be spelled out. If paired with
a whole number, use the decimal system: 2.25. Percentages, measurements, GPAs and
ages should always be represented by numerals. Headlines: use numerals, even for 1-9.