Founders Day speaker to offer expert advice on health care debate

January 17, 2011 | 2011
Dr. Marilyn Moon, a member of Marietta College’s Board of Trustees, doesn’t claim to have all of the answers when it comes to the continuing health care debate in the U.S. However, she does have a lot of experience and a wealth of knowledge to share on the subject.
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Students benefitted from Bennett’s incredible mind

November 30, 2011 | 2011
  Emeritus Professor Dr. Les Anderson ’55 remembers sitting in an advanced mathematics class on the top floor of Andrews Hall early Monday morning waiting for the professor to arrive.   Though it was nearing 8:30 a.m.—a full 30 minutes past the time it was supposed to start—every student remained in his or her seat.  
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Four students attend American Advertising Federation conference

November 7, 2011 | 2011
Four Marietta College students, along with Instructor Lori Smith, recently spent two days at an American Advertising Federation (AAF) National Student Conference in Washington D.C. AAF (American Advertising Federation) is the oldest national advertising trade association, representing 40,000 professionals in the advertising industry. 
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Esbenshade Series begins with ‘An Evening with Sojourner Truth’

October 26, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series kicks off the 2011-12 season with “The Spirit calls me, and I must go:” An Evening with Sojourner Truth on Wednesday, Nov. 2.   Kathryn Woods dramatically re-creates the life and words of this most remarkable woman. The program joins Sojourner Truth at the end of her life. She recalls her early days as a...
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‘Ghost Stories from the Stacks’ is back by popular demand on Oct. 28

October 13, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s inaugural “Ghost Stories from the Stacks” was so wildly popular, the Legacy Library staff knew they had to bring it back this year. Naturally, there will be a second annual “Ghost Stories” on Friday, Oct. 28 in the Legacy Library. This is free and open to the public. It is also co-sponsored by College Union Board.
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Associate Professor selected to present at Hawaii conference in January

September 23, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Dr. William Bauer, Associate Professor of Education, has been accepted to present at the 2012 Hawaii International Conference on Education. The conference will be held Jan. 5-8 in Honolulu. Bauer’s submission, “Youth Leadership Forum for High School Students with Disabilities: A Model for Success in Developing Skills in...
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‘New’ Don Drumm exudes pride, excitement at Marietta

September 1, 2011 | 2011
Andrew Keller ’12 (Cincinnati, Ohio) says Marietta College tried to make the Pioneer Walk across Pike Street a cherished tradition for the football team. Instead, the players reluctantly accepted it as a necessary evil. Once he stepped into the new locker room at Don Drumm Stadium, the first thing that crossed his mind was the walk.
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College adds recent graduate as Publications Coordinator

July 12, 2011 | 2011
Aleece Dye ’11 learned on her first day as an employee at Marietta College that the Office of College Relations can be an extremely busy place. Less than a month on the job she believes she’s starting to settle in as the Publications Coordinator. Dye, who graduated from Marietta in May with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, replaced...
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Young faculty member battles for respect, acceptance

July 1, 2011 | 2011
On nearly a daily basis, Dr. Alane Sanders is mistaken for a college student. In reality, she has a doctorate degree and three years of teaching under her belt in Marietta College’s Department of Communication and Media Studies. Though being viewed as youthful is flattering, the implied notion of inexperience, which is often linked with youth...
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‘Greatest Party in the World’ highlights Senior Week activities

April 4, 2011 | 2011
Alex Edelbrock ’11 (Findlay, Ohio) is looking forward to spending a final week with her friends before graduating from Marietta College on May 8. “I can’t wait to spend a week hanging out with my friends once classes are finished and right before we all graduate,” Edelbrock said. Edelbrock will be able to join her fellow graduating seniors...
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Autism expert to present at Krause lecture on April 4

March 16, 2011 | 2011
Dr. Max Wiznitzer, a pediatric neurologist at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, will be the speaker for the 2011 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science, to be presented at 7 p.m., Monday, April 4, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium of Marietta College’s McDonough Center. He will be speaking on “Autism: Myth...
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Students collaborating with Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership

January 28, 2011 | 2011
It may have a new name and a new partner, but the goal is still the same: identify the best leaders in the United States. This spring, five Marietta College students are working on the Top American Leaders (TAL) project, a collaboration between The Washington Post and the Center for Public Leadership (CPL) at Harvard University's John F....
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Award-winning author to read at Marietta College Jan. 18

January 3, 2011 | 2011
Author Dan Chaon, whose novel "Await Your Reply" was called one of the 10 best books of 2009 by Publishers Weekly, is reading from his work at Marietta College on Tuesday, Jan. 18. Chaon, who has taught creative writing at Oberlin College since 1998, will begin his reading at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Room of Andrews Hall. The event, which is...
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Athletic trainer named representative to national association

November 29, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Jessica Rager, Assistant Professor and Athletic Trainer, was recently named representative to National Athletic Trainers’ Association Young Professional Committee (NATA YPC). “It’s a tremendous honor to have been selected to represent District IV in the YPC,” she said.
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Annual Up ’til Dawn event kicks off Friday, Nov. 11

November 4, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College students will gather on Friday, Nov. 11, for this year’s Up ’til Dawn event to raise funds for, as well as awareness of, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.   St. Jude is the only pediatric cancer research center where families never pay for treatment not covered by insurance. No child is denied treatment because of a...
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College expects exciting evening of jazz at downtown’s Adelphia

October 25, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will be joined by FloodStage to perform an exciting evening of instrumental and vocal jazz music at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8. The show will be at the Adelphia, next to the Galley Restaurant at 203 2nd St., in downtown Marietta.
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Andrew Wind ’10 makes TV debut on Oct. 13 Charlie’s Angels

October 4, 2011 | TV
Andrew Wind ’10 still remembers vividly his first time on stage during his junior year of high school, the rush of adrenaline that flooded him as the curtain drew open. Now nearly six years later, Wind finds himself in Boca Raton, Fla., with numerous roles and stages for his taking. One of the most exciting acting opportunities Wind has had...
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11th annual Physics Colloquium features six speakers this fall

September 14, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s 11th annual Physics Colloquium resumes this fall with six guest speakers starting with Dr. Cavendish McKay at noon, Friday, Sept. 16, in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium.   McKay, Assistant Professor of Physics at Marietta College, is addressing “Do physicists dream of polyphasic sleep? A numerical investigation of sleep...
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Busy agenda faces Student Senate President at the start of the year

September 1, 2011 | 2011
After being elected Student Senate President last spring, Ryan Nolen ’12 (Belpre, Ohio) began gearing up for a productive and action-packed senior year. In addition to completing his degree in Marketing, tacking on minors in Advertising/Public Relations and Communication Studies, and earning a Certificate in Leadership Studies, Nolen...
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Last-minute tips for the Class of 2015

July 20, 2011 | 2011
Like most incoming freshman, Wes Riley ’15 (Marietta, Ohio) is beginning to prepare for his first semester at Marietta College. “I am looking forward to having some freedom and independence in my life, it will be very interesting to not be under my parents watch for the first time,” Riley said. This is the time of year that incoming freshman...
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AmeriCorps VISTA impact presentation highlights civic engagement

June 8, 2011 | Americorps VISTA
One thing is pretty clear: Marietta College’s AmeriCorps VISTAs Amanda Dever and Zaia Thombre had a busy 2010-11. This became apparent during their recent presentation in Andrews Hall Great Room that showed the progress of the College’s Civic Engagement program. Dever and Thombre touched on a number of subjects during their 30-minute...
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Marietta students, employees ready to tackle Community Day projects

March 22, 2011 | 2011
With about 20 projects on tap and more than 200 volunteers coming from Marietta College’s students, faculty and staff, the annual Community Service Day should be a huge success on Saturday, March 26. Arielle Jennings, Director of Experiential Education and Service Learning said the format for Community Service Day has changed.
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Support the Pioneers: Get your printable cheer card now

March 10, 2011 | 2011
So you can't make it to Wooster's Timken Gymnasium on Friday to watch Marietta College play in its first ever NCAA Division III "Sweet 16?"   No problem. Show your support by downloading a Let's Go Pios printable cheer card.   Put it on the window at your office, or in a window of your car. Just carry it around or put it on a wall at your...
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Marietta forensics earns seven awards at Butler University tournament

January 26, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Dave Hood ’11 (Cincinnati, Ohio), Andrew Kasick ’13 (Marietta, Ohio) and Sydney Maltese ’14 (Massillon, Ohio) each won two awards in the Butler University Forensics Tournament on Jan. 21-22. “This was my third tournament. I am seeing strong improvement in my performances. I am thrilled with our accomplishments,” Hood said...
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Long Blue Line adds 23 new members at December graduation

December 11, 2011 | 2011
Approximately one hour after President Jean A. Scott started the annual December graduation celebration, Marietta College had officially added 23 new members to the Long Blue Line.   At least 23 of the 50 or so students eligible to participate in the program attended the informal, but special ceremony on Fenton Court Sunday, Dec. 11.
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