Annual Krause Lecture Series features autism expert on April 13

April 1, 2016 | Autism
One of the nation’s leading experts in autism is slated to give the annual Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science at Marietta College on Wednesday, April 13. Dr. Jennifer Stapel-Wax, Associate Professor in the Division of Autism and Related Disorders in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine, will speak...
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Land & Energy Management students claim 2 of 3 scholarships

June 21, 2016 | Scholarship
Only a few months after earning accreditation from the American Association of Professional Landmen, two Marietta College students were recently selected as recipients of the 2016 Michael Late Benedum Chapter (MLBC) Student Scholarship Awards. Morgan Rich ’19 (Sarahsville, Ohio) and Ryan Ulam ’17 (Canonsburg, Pa.) received the first- and...
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Emeritus Professor honored by Ohio Oil and Gas organization

April 8, 2016 | Awards
The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) recently awarded Marietta College Emeritus Professor Dr. Robert W. Chase the 2016 OOGEEP Pipeline Award for his numerous positive contributions to Ohio and the state’s oil and gas industry. Chase served as chair of the Edwy R. Brown Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology at...
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Emily Drabeck ’17 elected student body president

March 25, 2016 | SGA
Emily Drabeck ’17 (Washington, Pennsylvania) was elected by Marietta College’s student body to be the Student Government Association’s President for 2016-17.
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Education Professor named to Luce Foundation Board of Directors

February 6, 2015 | 2016
Marietta College’s Dr. Bill Bauer, McCoy Associate Professor of Education, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation — a high impact, New York-based nonprofit organization supporting leadership development at a global level.
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College welcoming Director of Choral programs with Meet & Greet on Aug. 26

August 15, 2016 | Music
After nine days and more than 2,300 miles, Dr. Jay Dougherty and his family finally arrived in their new home. Dougherty crossed the U.S. — starting in San Diego — with his wife, Megan, and five daughters, excited to become Marietta College’s next Director of Choral & Vocal Activities and join the faculty as an Assistant Professor of...
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Land & Energy Management program receives AAPL accreditation

April 18, 2016 | Land & Energy Management
The American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) has accredited the Land & Energy Management program at Marietta College’s Department of Business & Economics, making the program one of 12 nationally accredited land management programs in North America. Marietta is the first liberal arts institution to receive the designation.
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Competing teams hope to claim top spot in College’s inaugural PioBiz

March 29, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Three Marietta College students, who make up two competing teams, will square off at the April 1 PioPitch to present their business plans to see who will win the inaugural PioBiz. Psychology major Gabrielle Simmons ’18 (Cairo, West Virginia) is going up against the team of Aaron Dillon ’17 (Windham, Connecticut) and Jon Hinson ’17 (Rocky...
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Theatre Department opens 2016-17 schedule with Gidion's Knot

August 18, 2016 | Theatre
The Theatre at Marietta College is excited to announce its 2016-17 season in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The department is offering a season of dramatic and comedic plays that examine the ways personal relationships are defined and shaped by death and tragedy.
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McDonough Leadership Conference continues to grow in seventh year

March 24, 2016 | Leadership Conference
In just seven years, Marietta College’s McDonough Leadership Conference has become a major occasion for undergraduate leadership. “This is truly a national event for undergraduate students interested in Leadership Studies,” said Dr. Gama Perruci, Dean of the McDonough Center for Leadership & Business.
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Director of Ohio Arts Council selected as 2016-17 Leader-in-Residence

August 11, 2016 | LIR
Donna Collins, Director of the Ohio Arts Council and former Executive Director for the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education, has been named the 2016-17 Schwartz Leader-in-Residence at Marietta College.
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Marietta students finish in Top 5 of Effie Brand Challenge

May 25, 2016 | Achievement
For the third consecutive year, students from Marietta College’s Advertising & Public Relations Campaigns class has reached the semifinals of the Effie Collegiate Brand Challenge. Marietta’s team of Kayla Billos ’16 (Benwood, W.Va.), Kyle Dugan ’17 (Washington, Pa.), Caroline Sigmon ’17 (Hickory, N.C.) and Colin Williams ’16 (Brooklyn, N....
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Recent History graduate wins Showalter Special Collections Award

May 10, 2016 | Special Collections
Recent Marietta College graduate Brian Holliday ’16 (Brooklyn, N.Y.) was recently received the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award, which is awarded annually by the Legacy Library. Holliday, who was nominated by Dr. Katy McDaniel, won for his work “The Forgotten Church: The Revitalization of the Legacy of Thomas Ayers...
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Planetarium's summer schedule begins July 14

July 7, 2016 | Planetarium
Looking for a great way to escape the heat of summer? Then consider an evening at Marietta College's Anderson Hancock Planetarium, which announced its summer schedule today. All shows are free and open to the public.   The season begins with Galileo: The Power of the Telescope at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 14. The show will offer insight into...
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Marietta College inducts 6 into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

April 26, 2016 | Liberal Arts
Six Marietta College seniors were inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa society, which was established in 1860 at the College, during a ceremony that was held in the Betty Cleland Room on Monday, April 25.
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Marietta professor receives Outstanding Teacher Educator Award

April 21, 2016 | Faculty News
Dr. Dottie Erb, Professor of Education at Marietta College, has received the Outstanding Teacher Educator Award from the Ohio Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.
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Marietta students take top prize at business case competition

April 8, 2016 | Business & Economics
Aaron Tice ’17 (St. Marys, West Virginia) has a simple explanation as to why he and two other Marietta College students recently won the annual Tau Pi Phi national business case competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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Physics majors benefit from access to 3-D printers

June 23, 2016 | STEM
Before heading off to complete his final two years in the 3-2 Dual Engineering Degree Program, Jonathan Kadowaki was able to use one of the newest tools in the Physics Department — a three-dimensional printer — as part of a collaborative research project with Professor Dennis Kuhl.
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International certification available to Marietta tutors

April 21, 2016 | ARC
Academic Support Coordinator Keira Hambrick knows the Tutoring Program at Marietta College has grown by leaps and bounds over the course of the past 12 months.
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Junior Petroleum students win inaugural PioBiz competition

April 18, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Minutes after learning he and a classmate had just won Marietta College’s inaugural PioBiz competition, Jon Hinson ’17 (Rocky River, Ohio) was looking for some privacy.
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College to host Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo on Sept. 17

August 4, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Hundreds of entrepreneurs, business owners, community leaders and students — both college and high school — are expected to attend the inaugural Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo at Marietta College on Saturday, Sept. 17. This one-day conference should provide business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to network and gain...
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Seven students to exhibit at annual Senior Art Show starting April 8

March 28, 2016 | Fine Arts
Marietta College’s Art Department will finish its exhibition season with the unveiling of its annual senior capstone exhibition, which runs from April 8 to May 1. Held on the third floor of the Hermann Fine Arts Center in the Atrium Gallery, the exhibition will kick off with an opening reception from 5-7 p.m., Friday, April 8.
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Senior claims inaugural Black History Month writing contest

March 21, 2016 | Black History Month
Marietta College’s Brittany Waugaman ’16 (Buckhannon, W.Va.) won the inaugural Black History Month writing contest with her essay “A Handwoven Legacy.” Waugaman said she entered the contest because she believes Marietta College has a responsibility to not only honor Black History Month, but to educate students about it as well.
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Youngstown State Associate VP to kick off 2016-17 Economic Roundtable season

August 17, 2016 | ERT
Michael Hripko, Associate Vice President for Research at Youngstown State University, will be the first speaker in the 2016-17 season for the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley. Hripko will be at the Marietta Country Club at noon, Wednesday, Sept. 7. He will speak about “Economic Development in the Mahoning Valley: Opportunities and...
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Marietta names UNI leader Dr. William Ruud as its 19th President

May 18, 2016 | President Ruud
Marietta College announced today that Dr. William N. Ruud, current President at the University of Northern Iowa, will be the College’s 19th President. Dr. Ruud will succeed Dr. Joseph Bruno, whose four-year tenure at Marietta ended on May 13. The College’s Board of Trustees unanimously elected Dr. Ruud, said George Fenton, Chair of the Board...
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