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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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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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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Author discusses 'The Legend of Colton H. Bryant' with campus, community

November 11, 2011 | 2011
When asked who or what gives author Alexandra Fuller the right to tell the story of someone else’s life, she replied, “A writer can shoot for lofty goals, no one is stopping me, so why not? I’m right because I have the right to do so.”
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College announces 2011 Who’s Who Among Students

March 12, 2011 | 2011
Twenty-three students from Marietta College have been selected for the 2011 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” This award, one of the more prestigious the academic community can bestow, gives national recognition to outstanding campus leaders of the year. Students have been honored in the annual...
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Theatre to perform five shows of ‘At Home at the Zoo’

November 1, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s “Fight of Flight” theatre season continues with a five-show run of At Home at the Zoo, beginning at 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18. Performances continue at 2 and 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, and conclude on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 2 and 7:30 p.m. All performances are in the Studio 101 theatre of the Hermann Fine Arts Center.
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Alpha Xi Delta’s Cunningham, ATO’s Schulte are Homecoming royalty

October 17, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Danica Cunningham ’12 (Mineral Wells, W.Va.) and Drew Schulte ’12 (Cleveland, Ohio) were crowned Homecoming 2011 royalty during halftime of the Pioneers’ football game against Wilmington on Saturday, Oct. 15. The crowning of king and queen was just one of the many highlights of this year’s homecoming week festivities....
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Wilcox balanced role of speech/drama professor while serving as Dean of Women

September 29, 2011 | 2011
During the holiday season of 1981, Christmas cards were sent out to former Marietta College colleagues of Ruth A. Wilcox.   Instead of extending her warm wishes for the holidays to the many friends she had still connected to the College, the card contained a letter from Wilcox’s nephew, Jack Haddorff, explaining that his aunt had passed away...
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College announces events planned for 10th anniversary of Sept. 11

September 2, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College will mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. with multiple events over six days, including a candlelight vigil on campus. The College Republicans are sponsoring the candlelight vigil at 9 p.m., Sept. 11 in the Kremer Amphitheatre. Pastor Rodney Lord will say a few words in remembrance of 9/11,...
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Variety, fun highlight CUB events for first half of fall semester

August 10, 2011 | 2011
Most of Marietta College’s students are still off enjoying the final weeks of their summer break, but Joe Dillon ’12 (Valley View, Ohio) has been planning dozens of student activities for the first month of the 2011-12 school year. Dillon, President of College Union Board (CUB), has been working with other members of the organization to have...
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Volleyball coach expands summer opportunities locally, nationally

July 13, 2011 | 2011
It may be the middle of summer on campus, but the training never stops for Marietta College volleyball coach Ray Costa, who recently coordinated and directed two youth camps on the Pioneer campus.   The first camp, known as the “Senior Elite,” catered to 30 young athletes and is run with the intent of giving rising high school seniors an...
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College announces summer show schedule for Planetarium

May 10, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College is pleased to announce the summer schedule for community show at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium have been set and reservations are currently being taken for the May showing of “Seven Wonders.” Seven Wonders, along with a season star discussion, is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, May 19, as well as 2 and 3:30 p.m., Sunday,...
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Dining Services leader part of Wolfgang Puck’s celebrity chefs

March 17, 2011 | 2011
Belinda Swartz, interim Director of Dining Services for Chartwells at Marietta College, is involved in preparing three meals a day for more than 1,000 people each time. She’s also organized big campus events such as Homecoming, but none of it compares to being part of Wolfgang Puck’s catering team for after-Oscar dinner at the Governor’s...
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Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opens Feb. 18 with reception

February 15, 2011 | Senior Art Show
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. 18, will be held in the Third Floor Gallery of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The exhibition will run through March 19. An opening reception will be held from 6-8...
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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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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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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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