Faculty, curriculum add educational value to current and future students

April 1, 2010 | news2010
With its rich history reaching back 175 years, Marietta College holds a special place in the hearts of many students, alumni, and employees—past and present. With that endearment comes a very specific desire to protect and prolong the prestige so countless generations to come perpetuate that devoted spirit.
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English Department, Writing Center team up for 175 event on Nov. 11

October 29, 2009 | 175th anniversary
When Drs. Janet Bland and Tim Catalano first heard about the ways Marietta College planned to celebrate its 175th anniversary this academic year, both wondered if there was a way for them to get involved. Thanks to a special 175 mini-grant program providing individuals and departments on campus with funding for projects chosen from...
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Community members invited to celebrate 175 at Community Baseball and Softball events

March 30, 2010 | 175th anniversary
Katie Thomas has been coming to Marietta College baseball and softball games for as long as she can remember. But there are two dates she and her family look forward to most—Community Baseball Day (April 17) and Community Softball Day (April 10). Her children, Hannah, 12, and Peter, 8, won’t let her forget to mark the calendar each spring.
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Mini-Grant Program, Perspectives Photo Series highlight 175th Anniversary Celebration in October

October 13, 2009 | 175th anniversary
Once the community kick-off and global Pioneer Pride Day spiked excitement for the Marietta College campus in August, it’s easy to wonder what the 175th anniversary celebration could do for an encore come October. The answer is two-fold and includes campus-wide initiatives that have invited participation and widespread appreciation for the...
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Puppies provide pep to 175 celebration with educational messages

April 20, 2010 | 175th anniversary
It was only one hour, but the most recent 175th anniversary event went to the dogs. The College’s Records Office and Office of Business and Administrative Services, who received a $990 grant from the College’s 175th Anniversary mini-grant committee, worked together to place about 60 wind-up puppies at the Kremer Amphitheatre—each one with a...
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Professor speaking on College’s 175-year history for Perspectives Series

November 6, 2009 | 175th anniversary
Since its earliest days, Marietta College has never missed an opportunity to celebrate a milestone or anniversary. In fact, observances of important milestones have become integral to the history of the institution. During the 2009-10 academic year the College is celebrating its 175th anniversary with special events and special speakers,...
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Marietta celebrates Pioneer Pride Day

August 28, 2009 | 175th anniversary
Perhaps Doug Jessmer ’94 would have been awake anyways a few minutes past midnight Friday, Aug. 28, cradling his beautiful 6-month-old baby girl, Olivia, in his arms. And perhaps he would have been wearing his Marietta T-shirt anyway. But here at Marietta College, we’re positive Doug was purposefully showing his support for his alma mater on...
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