McDonough, AAUW partner for third year of 'Great Decisions Series'

October 29, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's McDonough Center for Leadership and Business, along with the Marietta Branch of The American Association of University Women (AAUW), is once again hosting a six-week educational program titled, The Great Decisions Series 2008. This is the third year for the program at Marietta. Great Decisions, which is designed to enrich...
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12 students make up Marietta's 2007 Homecoming royalty

October 10, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's students will get a chance to vote on one of the largest and most diverse Homecoming Courts in recent history as 12 candidates - nine queen and three king hopefuls - make up the 2007 hopefuls. All are seniors. The winners will be announced at halftime of the Pioneers' football game with Ohio Northern on Saturday, Oct. 20....
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Barbara A. Beiser '49 recalled during Dedication Ceremony on Sept. 15

September 15, 2007 | 2007
Ralph Voorhees says his late wife, Barbara A. Beiser '49, would be honored by his recent gift to Marietta College. More than 50 family, friends and College employees felt privileged to attend Saturday's (Sept. 15) Barbara A. Beiser Field Station Dedication Ceremony on the steps of the Rickey Science Center.
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Marietta College hosts summer oil and gas workshop for teachers

July 10, 2007 | 2007
If you've ever wondered why an M&M candy melts in your mouth and not in your hand, ask Bluffton High School's John George, one of the 37 science teachers who recently attended a two-day workshop at Marietta College. "It's the paraffin," George said during the first day of the workshop. Paraffin is a distillate of crude oil, which was one...
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College announces 2007-08 student news leadership team

March 2, 2007 | 2007
Eight Marietta College students were recently named the news team leaders for the TV and radio stations for 2007-08. "We select students who are motivated, self-starters to manage our TV and radio stations," said Marilee M. Morrow, assistant professor of communication and media studies. "We have spent a lot of time with these students and...
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Professor's collaborative research effort garners award finalist selection

April 20, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Dr. Marybeth Peebles, associate professor of education, has had the educational program she co-authored, Nuts and Bolts of Nonfiction: A Tool Kit for Building Better Readers and Writers, selected as a finalist for the honorary Golden Lamp Award. The Association of Educational Publishers, who selects the winner, said the...
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Students' effort on Make a Difference Day earns Marietta award

February 28, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's students' foray into Make a Difference Day this fall was ambitious, but the impact was felt far and wide in the community. Now that effort is being recognized as Marietta College was recently named one of the top 10 Make a Difference Day projects in Ohio for 2006. "The high percentage of involvement from the campus...
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Dave and Brenda Rickey pledge $2 million toward Library Project

February 1, 2007 | 2007
Dave Rickey '78 was reared on technology. His everyday vocabulary includes words such as semiconductors and high performance communication chips. Mention the library's Dewey Decimal System to him and you might get a blank stare.
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MacTaggart Department of Music announces juried prize winners

December 21, 2007 | 2007
Lang Zhao '11 was surprised when he learned that Marshall Kimball, assistant professor of music, had nominated him during the fall semester for the William L. Buelow Juried Prize. The international student, who plans to study economics, will use the two-credit hour prize to pursue his study of percussion in the spring.
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Lehman, Gray named Marietta College Homecoming royalty

October 20, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College seniors Elizabeth "E.J." Lehman and Tom Gray were crowned Homecoming 2007 royalty during halftime of the Pioneers' football game against Ohio Northern on Saturday (Oct. 20). The announcing of queen and king was just one of the many highlights in a weekend full of activities for students and alumni. Other memorable moments...
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Reflections of Legacy's foundational fans

October 8, 2007 | 2007
Editor's note Three students - biochemistry major Tyler Okel '08, education major Luke Haumesser '09 and studio art and graphics design double major Claire Reintgen '08 - spent the night of Oct. 4 outside the chain link fence that separates Marietta College's campus from the work site of the future Legacy Library. The trio documented their...
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Associate Professor elected International Environmental Association VP

July 17, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Dr. Eric J. Fitch, associate professor of environmental science and leadership, has spent a busy and eventful summer.
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'Special Kids on Campus' opens eight-day camp at Marietta College

July 6, 2007 | 2007
"Special Kids on Campus," a special program for children with disabilities, returns to Marietta College for a third year of activities starting an eight-day camp on July 25th. The program is co-sponsored by the Marietta College Department of Education and Washington County Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC). The program runs 9 a.m. to 3.p...
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Marietta College partners with Ruckus for free, legal music downloads

May 8, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College has partnered with Ruckus Network, Inc., to provide students with access to free and legal music downloads through a multimedia network designed specifically for college students. Throughout the year, Marietta College's undergraduate and graduate students can access the Ruckus service anytime - on or off campus - to enjoy the...
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Athletic training education program earns CAATE accreditation award

April 16, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Athletic Training Education Program, following a comprehensive evaluation, has received continuing accreditation from The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The evaluation included an exhaustive self-study and an on-site visit. "These standards emphasize that the education for athletic...
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OIP conducting International Photo contest in April

February 22, 2007 | 2007
As a component of Marietta College's International Week 2007, the Office of International Programs (OIP) is excited to present the third annual international photography contest, which is open to all Marietta students, staff members, and current or retired faculty members. The photos will be displayed in Thomas Hall during International Week...
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Young alumna killed while working in Iraq

January 22, 2007 | 2007
By now many of you in the Marietta College community have become aware of the unfortunate incident last week (Jan. 17) that took the life of Andrea "Andi" Parhamovich '00, who was a civilian working in Iraq. News reports have indicated that Ms. Parhamovich, 28, was killed in an ambush of her convoy as it traveled through one of Baghdad's most...
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Finance professor selected to teach in Fulbright Scholar Program

November 8, 2007 | 2007
Before accepting an appointment in the Fulbright Scholar Program, Marietta College's Dr. James Falter had just one request. "I wanted to know I was going to be safe. I know I'll be away from my family and there will be language and cultural barriers, but since Albania is in a state of transition from decades of communist control, I needed to...
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UIR visitors gain valuable knowledge about Marietta's organization

October 12, 2007 | 2007
A recent visit to Marietta College by seven administrators from the University of International Relations (UIR) in Beijing, China, has been hailed as a big success by all involved. "The visitors were very impressed with our administrative team and they informed me that they have learned a lot from their discussions with us," said Dr....
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Associate Professor speaks at 'Renewable on Parade' conference in Iowa

October 3, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Dr. Eric J. Fitch, associate professor of environmental science and leadership, was an invited speaker at "Renewable on Parade" a major conference on renewable energy development held in Washington and Riverside, two towns in Washington County, Iowa, on Sept. 20-23. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)...
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College adds experienced fundraiser to lead Marietta Fund

July 12, 2007 | 2007
A fundraiser with more than 15 years of experience has recently joined Marietta College as the Director of the Marietta Fund.
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Customer service leader excited to be Executive-in-Residence

June 22, 2007 | 2007
Barbara A. Fitzgerald '73 has two passions in life - great customer service and pets. Lucky for her, she's found a way to combine the two into a very successful career as the Senior Vice President of Store Operations for PetSmart. Now she has an opportunity to share her experience and fervor in these fields with a select group of Marietta...
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Dobkins donate $2M for library's Jack E. and Betty O. Prince Forum

May 4, 2007 | 2007
Before Eric Dobkin proposed to his college sweetheart, Barbara Berman, in 1964, he obtained her parents' consent. And, hours after she said yes, he made the short drive to Williamstown, W.Va., to share the good news with his second family: Marietta College professor Jack Prince and his wife Betty. "He was such a father figure to me. If you...
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Political science professor addressing local AAUW on March 11

March 2, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Dr. Jacqueline DeLaat, a McCoy Professor of political science, will address the local chapter of the American Association of University Women at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 11. The gathering will be held at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Fourth and Scammel streets, Marietta. DeLaat will speak on "Women's Political Participation and...
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YMCA director receives Marietta College Education Volunteer Award

February 16, 2007 | 2007
Roger G. Kalter, youth program director at the Marietta Family YMCA, received Marietta College's sixth annual Outstanding Education Volunteer Award Feb. 15 during the Founders Day Convocation at the College. Patricia A. Loreno Willis '70, Chair of the Board of Trustees, presented the award honoring Kalter for his extensive work with children...
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