Award-winning journalist, author to speak on MLK Day at College

January 11, 2012 | 2012
Though it took only 17 minutes for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to deliver his “I Have a Dream” speech, his words to the American people calling for the end of discrimination and insistence on equality for all stands as one of the most influential messages of the 20th century.  
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Cathy Mowrer — Education

September 24, 2012 | 2012
Education majors love to take courses with Dr. Cathy Mowrer because she realizes there is a fine line between teaching future teachers how to present information to children and extinguishing a child’s curiosity.
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Power Outage Update: July 2

July 2, 2012 | 2012
Here is your latest Pioneer Alert on the power outage across our region. While power has been restored to campus, Marietta College officials recognize that many of our employees have not had power return to their homes and this has placed an undue burden on many of you. Therefore, here is how the rest of the week will unfold on campus. On...
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College adds Director of Counseling and Psychological Services

August 12, 2012 | health and wellness
When Dr. Eric Limegrover first saw the job posting for the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services at Marietta College, he felt fate had intervened. Having just moved to Marietta last year to serve as Clinical Director at L&P Services and having previously held the title of Coordinator of Substance Abuse Services at Miami...
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Curious fifth graders spend the day with Marietta’s scientists

May 11, 2012 | 2012
Friends Baylee Brown and Vanessa Wilson were pumped up for class, sitting in the front row and wondering what they would learn about for the next 30 minutes.   The floor littered with fragments of colorful balloons and the smell of smoke still lingering in the air, the two fifth-grade girls knew it had to be something good.  
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Attorney and 1970 graduate returns as Fitzgerald EIR

May 1, 2012 | 2012
As a new retiree, Earle Jay Maiman ’70 continues to do one thing he truly loves — teaching the value and art of advocacy. Maiman, who was a trial lawyer in Cincinnati for 30 years, is excited to be joining Marietta College for the 2012-13 academic year as the Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence. Maiman’s arrival on campus fits neatly into the...
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‘Threads of Tradition’ quilt exhibit opens Friday, Jan. 18

December 20, 2012 | 2012
Days after the spring semester begins, Marietta College’s Art Department will present the exhibition “Threads of Tradition: Quilts from the Sandy Snodgrass Collection.”
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Athletic training students donate first-aid kits to Marietta YMCA

April 10, 2012 | 2012
During March, athletic trainers across America were recognized for their commitment to helping people prevent injuries and stay healthy and active. As such, the Athletic Training students at Marietta College created and a few select students distributed eight first-aid kits to the Marietta Family YMCA. The kits had basic first-aid needs such...
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College announces December planetarium shows

November 12, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College is pleased to announce the December community show at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium is “Season of Light.” This full dome show, created by Loch Ness Productions, traces the history and development of numerous holiday traditions, including the Yule log, mistletoe, and the Christmas tree. The program concludes by exploring...
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College conducting second annual Hunger and Homelessness Week

March 30, 2012 | 2012
With an all-you-can eat buffet just minutes away, and a new residence hall being constructed off of Seventh and Putnam streets, it is hard to imagine what it would be like to go without food and shelter.  
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‘Ghost Stories from the Stacks’ returns to campus Oct. 31

October 22, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College’s Legacy Library is ready to host the third annual “Ghost Stories from the Stacks” starting at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31.
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Former baseball star enters short movie in dozens of film festivals

October 5, 2012 | 2012
The name Mike Eisenberg ’09 often evokes remembrances of a hard pitch exploding into a catcher’s glove, the number 30 billowing on the back of a pinstriped uniform and the dust of the diamond floating around a team of celebrating championships. But this former Etta Express star has taken his career off the mound in recent years.  Now he...
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Board of Trustees approve naming residence hall after Harrison family

February 21, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College’s Board of Trustees have approved naming a new residence hall, which will open in August, after a local family that included the College’s first African-American graduate.   Harrison Hall, which is being constructed at the corner of Seventh and Putnam streets, will honor Charles Sumner Harrison, John Langston Harrison and...
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College, City unveil sign that honors six-time national champions

September 24, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College officials, along with Marietta Mayor Joe Matthews, unveiled a street sign honoring the six-time NCAA Division III Baseball National Champions during a special ceremony at Don Schaly Stadium, Wednesday.
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Delta Tau Delta earns fraternity’s most prestigious honor

February 1, 2012 | 2012
For the fifth time since 1990, Marietta College’s Delta Tau Delta fraternity has been awarded its organization’s most prestigious honor—The Hugh Shields Award. The Epsilon Upsilon chapter received the award during the Northern Division Conference brunch on Sunday, Jan. 29, in Indianapolis. More than 400 members of Delta Tau Delta were in...
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College hires Associate Dean to improve student involvement

September 24, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College’s Office of Campus Involvement has seen major changes over the recent summer months: a new title, a new office space and a new Associate Dean of Students at the helm.
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Paul Zecchi ’70 returning to Marietta as Founders Day’s keynote speaker

January 17, 2012 | 2012
Paul J. Zecchi ’70 enjoys working—maybe too much. He loved his eight-hour shifts as a bartender three nights a week at Pastime Bowling Alley as an undergraduate at Marietta College in the late 1960s, and he’s even more passionate about his current job as the founder and CEO of Central Resources, Inc., an independent oil and gas company in...
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Professor Robert L. Jones shared his passion for history with students

September 24, 2012 | 2012
The years surrounding Marietta College’s centennial anniversary were anything but smooth sailing.
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College announces 2012 Athletic HOF class

December 12, 2012 | 2012
As a catcher for former Marietta College baseball coach Don Schaly in the late 1990s, Josh Streit ’99 was a brash competitor who wanted nothing more than to whip his opponent. What a lot of people didn’t see was the determined competitor in the classroom as well. Streit says those two worlds have helped shape him into the hard-working...
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Erika Gill ’15

September 19, 2012 | 2012
When Erika Gill ’15 stepped onto Marietta’s campus for her first days of college, she never imagined that her first year would see goals, both new and lifelong, already achieved. A Middle Childhood Education major, Gill has dreamed of being a teacher since the first grade, drawing her inspiration from the teachers who’ve led her here. By her...
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19th annual Space Camp opens June 19 on Marietta campus

June 13, 2012 | 2012
It’s almost too cliché to think the Final Frontier will be explored by a Pioneer, but that’s what Marietta College is going for next week.   Yes, Marietta has already produced one astronaut in Story Musgrave ’60. But when Marietta College hosts the 19th annual Space Camp, along with the Ohio State University Extension 4-H, from June 19-21, it...
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College donates Parsons Hall mattresses, dressers to charity

May 18, 2012 | 2012
Under the warming sun of early summer on Friday, May 18, nearly 20 members of the women’s rowing team wrestled piles of mattresses off of a trailer and into a storage unit next to Marietta’s Tractor Supply Company on Gross Street.
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Physician Assistant Student Society donates $500 to county’s Free Clinic

May 4, 2012 | 2012
Jamie Torok ’13 (Cincinnati, Ohio) said the professors and doctors in Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Studies Program are among the best of the best. But Torok added that she and her classmates also gain some invaluable experience working the Washington County Free Clinic. “This allows us to get out in the community that we live in...
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15 students attend Clinton Global Initiative in Washington, D.C.

April 25, 2012 | 2012
Tiesha Anderson ’14 (Germantown, Md.) was expecting another run-of-the-mill conference when she joined 14 other Marietta College students for the Clinton Global Initiative in Washington, D.C.   It didn’t take long for her to alter her initial predisposition.  
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Janet Bland — English

December 10, 2012 | 2012
Dr. Janet Bland prides herself on changing and evolving her class, even if she has taught it for years. She says every good teacher is reconsidering the nature of his or her class content. “If you’re asking students to progress in their creativity and skills, you must be willing to do the same.”
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