Repeat Performance: Second straight year an ATO, Chi Omega rule Homecoming royalty

November 1, 2010 | 2010
  Marietta College’s Jennifer Kuhn ’11 (Stow, Ohio) and Blake Johnson ’11 (Parkersburg, W.Va.) were crowned Homecoming 2010 royalty during halftime of the Pioneers’ football game against Ohio Northern on Saturday (Oct. 30).   The crowning of king and queen was just one of the many highlights of this year’s homecoming week festivities....
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Environmental Science and Leadership professor to be recognized by AWRA

October 8, 2010 | 2010
One look at Dr. Eric Fitch’s office and it’s easy to see you have a person who loves his work. Better yet, his work is a passion. His zeal for the environment is not lost on his colleagues around the world. Fitch, Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Leadership at Marietta College, will receive the Icko Iben Award from the...
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‘Youthful’ Forensics Team wins six awards at OFA Fall Tournament

September 21, 2010 | 2010
Sporting a team of mostly first- and second-year competitors, Marietta College’s Forensics Team won seven awards at the Ohio Forensic Association Fall Tournament. The tournament was conducted at Ohio University-Zanesville on Sept. 18.
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Mid-Ohio Valley College Night returns to Marietta

September 1, 2010 | 2010
The eighth annual Mid-Ohio Valley College Night is coming to the Marietta College campus once again bringing along with it more than 70 colleges and universities. From 6:30-8:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 13, high school students can learn more about their options for post-secondary education. Co-sponsored by Marietta College and The Marietta Times...
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College enrolls 37 students into ninth class of PA Program

July 8, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Program recently welcomed 37 new graduate students into the ninth class and the beginning of a 27-month rigorous journey. The Physician Assistant Program began in 2002 after receiving a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC).
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Dean of McDonough selected for key panel discussion at ILA conference

June 16, 2010 | 2010
Dr. Gama Perruci knows he is part of one of the nation’s best leadership programs, but he still appreciates it when his colleagues acknowledge this fact.   Perruci, Dean of Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business, was recently invited to join a key panel discussion at the 12th annual ILA Global Conference Leadership 2....
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17 students inducted into National Math Honorary

May 4, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College recently inducted 17 students into its chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, the National Mathematics Honorary.   Dr. John Tynan, Associate Professor of Mathematics and adviser to the honor society expressed just how elite the inducted students in the math program are at Marietta.
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College celebrates annual International Week April 5-9

March 25, 2010 | 2010
The spring semester may be winding down, but it’s also time for Marietta College’s annual International Week to bring unique, fun and educational ways to experience different cultures. The week lasts from April 5-9. The week begins Monday, April 5, with the always delicious, “A Taste of the World,” a sampling of cuisine from around the world...
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Coach Boone from 'Remember the Titans' on campus 8 p.m., Feb. 25

February 12, 2010 | 2010
Herman Boone, whose inspirational story was captured in the Disney film “Remember the Titans,” will be speaking at Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium at 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 25. Boone’s appearance on campus is part of the College’s celebration of Black History Month, and it is free and open to the public.
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Jamie Corwin ’14 becomes seventh generation on father’s side to attend Marietta

November 30, 2010 | 2010
When Bill Corwin ’78 came to visit his son Jamie ’14 (Lakeside, Mont.) in September, he pointed out his old band seat.   “We had a college jazz band that was big fun,” Bill says. “I was telling Jamie, ‘This is where we rehearsed and recorded our album.’ ”    
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Former players, friends recall Epley’s impact and legacy on Marietta football

November 22, 2010 | 2010
When Dante Brown ’98 last spoke with Gene Epley on Oct. 4, Brown said they spent most of the time talking about life.   “He wanted to talk about how things were going for my family and me,” Brown said. “We also talked about his life. He told me he was going through chemotherapy again and needed to go in for a surgery.”   On Sunday (Nov. 21,...
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College announces November’s community shows at Planetarium

October 22, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College’s Dr. Ann Bragg, Director of the Anderson Hancock Planetarium, recently announced the community show for November is going to be “Zula Patrol: Down to Earth.” This show created by Spitz, Inc., explores the history of the planet Earth in a fun context. There will also be a “star talk” discussion on current astronomical events...
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‘Introduction to Fundraising Planning’ offered for nonprofits Oct. 12

September 27, 2010 | 2010
A major reason nonprofit organizations are successful is through their ability to cultivate multiple revenue streams through sound financial planning. Marietta area nonprofit organizations looking for some advice on a fundraising plan may be able to find some answers at Marietta College. What you'll learn Conduct an assets inventory Develop...
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11th annual Physics Colloquium opens Sept. 17

September 13, 2010 | 2010
The 11th annual Marietta College Physics Colloquium opens Friday, Sept. 17, with Dr. William McNeely, who is retired from the Boeing Corporation.   His presentation is on “How a Particle Physicist Applied his Training at the Boeing Company,” and will be held in the Rickey Science Center.
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McCoy History professor to autograph new book on Sept. 4

August 20, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College’s Dr. Jim O’Donnell, a McCoy Professor of History, will autograph copies of his new book about Hiram Carpenter from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 4, at The Greenhouse in St. Marys, W.Va.  
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College employees featured in Art Center’s regional exhibition

July 7, 2010 | 2010
Although school may be out for the summer, many Marietta College faculty and staff have been busy submitting art in the Parkersburg (W.Va.) Art Center 2010 Regional Exhibition. The Exhibition, which runs until Aug. 1, has grown to 158 pieces of artwork, which is an increase by 50 from last year. This is the fourth year for the exhibition.
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Economy has slowed need, but Petroleum Engineer students still in demand

June 14, 2010 | 2010
Over the years the petroleum engineering field has had its ups and downs. Right now, it’s somewhere in between.   Dr. Robert Chase, head of the Edwy R. Brown Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology, believes the field is in a transition period going from being oil driven to natural gas driven.   “There is an incredible natural gas...
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Four students inducted into Alpha Delta Sigma

April 29, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College recently inducted four students into Alpha Delta Sigma, a national honor society sponsored by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). Marietta’s inductees were: Emily Fagan ’10 (Cleveland, Ohio), Alyssa Hanley ’10 (Freedom, N.H.), Emily Mattson ’10 (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Samantha Pocius ’10 (Fredericktown, Ohio).
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College excited for second year of ALICE student institute

March 1, 2010 | 2010
For the second year, the Marietta College’s Departments of Education and Computer Science are putting together a program that encourages middle and high school students to broaden their horizons and learn about computer science programming tool. Discovering the Wonder of ALICE Programming: Adventures in Computational Thinking Student...
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2011 ABCA conference to feature many Pioneer baseball alumni

December 16, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College baseball is preparing to make its mark at the 66th annual American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) convention, which will be conducted Jan. 6-9 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn.      A handful of the two dozen speakers that will address the 3,500 baseball coaches in attendance throughout the weekend credit...
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Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opens Feb. 27 with reception

February 3, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College’s Art Department is proud to present the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, which features the work of Art and Graphic Design students. The show, which opens Feb. 27, will be held in the Third Floor Gallery of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The exhibition will run through March 20. An opening reception will be held from 6-8...
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2010 graduate’s design selected for President’s Holiday Card

November 30, 2010 | 2010
Each spring, at a time that may be difficult to get into the holiday spirit, Marietta College President Jean Scott holds a contest for students to design her annual Holiday Card.   Steven Hollis ’10 (Little Hocking, Ohio) didn’t have any problems getting into the spirit of things, as his submission was selected and will soon be mailed out by...
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Yellow Ribbon Program participants on the rise

November 2, 2010 | 2010
Financial Aid Assistant Jennifer Zide has the Veterans Affairs’ number on her office phone’s speed dial. “I talk with the Buffalo (N.Y.) office at least once a week so I definitely use that button,” she says. With the steady increase in veterans deciding to attend Marietta College, Zide oftentimes is the direct connection between the student...
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FYE Fitness Challenge opens students’ eyes to healthy living options

October 11, 2010 | 2010
Although Marietta College’s Elizabeth Moore ’14 (Medina, Ohio) will be getting a free T-shirt for improving her wellness, the long term rewards are much more satisfying. In conjunction with Provost Rita Smith-Kipp’s theme of Health and Wellness the FYE (Freshmen Year Experience) 102 classes have been given a wellness challenge, one that Moore...
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ATOs have raised more than $10,000 for National MS Society

September 23, 2010 | 2010
While many Marietta College students were enjoying their final few days of summer before school started, there was a small group who were pedaling their way in the heat through northern Ohio to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
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