Automotive industry VP appointed to McDonough Center Committee

November 21, 2005 | 2005
Nancy Gougarty, vice president of Business and Product Planning at TRW Automotive of Michigan, was recently appointed to the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business Charter Committee at Marietta College for the 2005-06 academic year.
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1978 grad makes final fall presentation of MC's Physics Colloquium

November 11, 2005 | 2005
Dr. Greg Smith, who graduated from Marietta College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics in 1978, made the final presentation of the Physics Colloquium fall season on Friday, Nov. 11. Smith spoke to a crowd of about 50 people on his work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee and the field of neutron scattering. In 2002...
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Beautiful day makes dedication ceremony for new soccer field special

October 1, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College officials couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day to dedicate the soccer field along Greene Street than what they got Saturday, Oct. 1. Dr. Jean Scott, Marietta's President, and soccer coach Patrick Holguin each spoke about the stunning complex and thanked everyone who helped make the new Marietta Field happen.
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MC's Director of Career Center accepts appointment with NACE

September 13, 2005 | 2005
Kathleen Powell, Director of Marietta College's Career Center, has accepted an appointment to the National Association of Colleges and Employers Future Directions Task Force. "The College holds membership in this professional organization and is the driving force for the profession," Powell said. "We base our services, ethics and recruiting...
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18 high school teachers gain valuable experience at Rickey Institute

July 1, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College officials were pleased to have another outstanding group of high school teachers for the fourth annual Rickey Summer Science Institute’s five-day workshop. The Physics Department at Marietta College conducted the highly successful workshop that focused on using video analysis in physics teaching. The Rickey Institute had 18...
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Faculty, staff feed more than 600 during spring 'Late-Night Breakfast'

April 25, 2005 | 2005
Students began lining up outside Gilman Dining Hall around 10 p.m. — an hour before the doors opened for the highly anticipated “Late-Night Breakfast” at Marietta College. When the doors finally opened more than 600 MC students were served food by professors and staff from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday, April 24. Other faculty and staff cooked,...
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Senior makes finalist list for 25th annual College Photography Contest

January 24, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College senior Seth Wolfson, a native of Bloomfield, N.J., has been chosen as a finalist in the 25th annual College Photography Contest by Photographer’s Forum magazine.
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Marietta Leadership inducts six students into Omicron Delta Kappa

December 9, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College's chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honorary, recently inducted six new members into the Gold Key Circle. The inductees were seniors Jeffrey Houston of North Andover, Mass., Samantha McKay of East Palestine, Patrick Quinn of Franklin, N.J., Paul Rutter of Loveland, and Megan Schreck of Bethel Park, Pa.,...
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12 high school students receive instruction from MC athletic trainers

November 21, 2005 | 2005
Seven Marietta College students majoring in athletic training became the teachers for two hours Sunday, Nov. 20, as the Department of Athletic Training presented a seminar on lower extremity assessment and treatments. Twelve area high school students participated in the class, which began at 1 p.m. in the athletic training classroom in the...
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'Dress for Success' opens Career Week at Marietta College

October 7, 2005 | 2005
"Dress for Success," a presentation hosted by the Career Center at Marietta College, kicks off a series of programs for MC students to be offered during Career Week, Oct. 17-21. "We are committed and eager to assist students with career exploration, internships, job search and graduate/professional school opportunities in order to help them...
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College experimenting with 'J-Term' during winter break

September 30, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College students have a new opportunity during winter break this year. In January, select courses are being offered in what the College has named "J-Term." This term was created after the college moved its spring semester ahead in order to set a new graduation date. Once the graduation date was set, there was a three-week gap in the...
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College hands out $3,000 in grants through Hartel Program

September 9, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College has awarded $3,000 in grants through its Hartel Program to support programs on campus. "These programs would honor Bill Hartel in a way that he would really appreciate. He was focused on freshman retention and social activism," said Marietta College Provost Dr. Sue DeWine. "These projects selected by Bill Bauer for funding,...
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About 90 future students spend the day touring MC Campus

June 13, 2005 | 2005
Carloads of families and friends of incoming freshman drove into Marietta early this morning to take part in the first of five freshman schedule days. Of the expected 95 students, 90 found their way to the campus Monday morning (June 13) for a taste of what’s to come. As the incoming students found their groups and sat around campus in the...
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David M. Rickey ’78 chosen to speak at 168th Marietta commencement

April 14, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College alumnus and benefactor David M. Rickey, has been chosen to speak at the 168th Commencement on Sunday, May 8. The celebration begins at 1 p.m. in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. More than 320 graduates — including the first class of Rickey Scholars — will join Rickey during the Mother’s Day ceremony. Also, the first...
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14 students participate in Marietta's December graduation on Dec. 3

December 4, 2005 | 2005
There were no diplomas or the pomp and circumstance that accompanies Marietta College's formal commencement ceremony in May. However, 14 of the 52 fall graduates enjoyed the informal, but special ceremony at the McDonough Center Auditorium on Saturday, Dec. 3. Many of the graduates participated in last May's formal ceremony, while others have...
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'Residency Project' at MC demonstrates collective living

November 16, 2005 | 2005
It's not exactly like visiting a living history site, because the members of the Greensboro Community Arts Collective aren't in period costume and they don't pretend they live in a different time.
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11 students make up Marietta's 2005 Homecoming royalty

October 6, 2005 | 2005
One goal for Marietta College's Office of Student Activities and Greek Life is to have stronger student participation at Homecoming 2005. It appears the effort of the student Homecoming committee is paying off as it was announced today (Oct. 6) that 11 seniors are on the 2005 Homecoming Court - five queen and six king nominees. That is up...
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Communication and Media Studies chair makes presentation in Oxford

September 16, 2005 | 2005
Dr. Jack Hillwig, professor and chairman of the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Marietta College, recently made a presentation on book design and chaired two discussion sessions on books at the Third International Conference on the Book held at Oxford Brookes University in Oxford, England.
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'Special Kids on Campus' opens three-week stay at Marietta College

July 19, 2005 | 2005
"Special Kids on Campus," a new program for people with disabilities, began a three-week session Monday, July 18, at Marietta College's McDonough Center for Leadership and Business with an array of activities. The program is co-sponsored by the McDonough Leadership Program and Washington County Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC). The...
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Athletics Department receives grant to offer youth camp this summer

April 28, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College’s Athletics Department has recently received more than $50,000 in grant funding, including one that will allow it to team with a National Youth Sports Program Camp this summer. “We are pleased to be a part of the National Youth Sports Program,” said Debora Lazorik, Director of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation. “...
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MC junior making the most of Washington Semester

February 1, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College junior Meghan Auker is participating in the Washington Semester program, which is offered in association with American University in Washington, D.C. Auker, a 2002 graduate of Marietta High School, is enrolled in the program for the spring 2005 semester. She is a political science major and plans to attend a strong M.B.A....
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