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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