Award-winning writer Elizabeth Eslami speaking at College March 24

March 8, 2016 | 2016
Elizabeth Eslami, winner of the 2013 Ohio State University Prize in Short Fiction, will be conducting a reading in Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 24. Sponsored by the College’s English Department, the event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in the McDonough Gallery.
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Economics professor named Director of Entrepreneurship

May 16, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Dr. Jacqueline Khorassani, who has taught Economics at Marietta College since 1987, has been named the new Director of Entrepreneurship. As director, Khorassani will provide the leadership and vision for the development entrepreneurship programs including PioBiz, PioPitch and the newly designed academic minor in Entrepreneurship.
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College hosts fifth graders for annual Meet a Scientist Day

May 5, 2016 | Science
Marietta College’s Dr. Katy Lustofin was either going for the wow factor or the fear factor during Thursday’s Meet a Scientist Day. Lustofin, Associate Professor of Biology, showed the 189 fifth graders who participated on the College’s campus a hissing cockroach, a cicada and a turtle. “I love how excited the students are about everything,...
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Marietta College’s 179th commencement scheduled for May 1

April 26, 2016 | Graduation
Paige Barry ’16 (Macedonia, Ohio) is focused on getting into dental school, but for a few hours on Sunday she’s going to let herself enjoy her final hours at Marietta College. “I’m feeling a little bit bitter sweet about graduation — it’s such a huge accomplishment, but Marietta has been my home for the past four years and it still hasn’t...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Women's Soccer: Marietta at Geneva

4:00pm | Soccer
Following a three-game homestand, the Pioneers are back on the road in Pennsylvania.
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Fourth of July Fireworks

10:00pm | Fourth of July
Celebrate America's Independence at the annual fireworks display at the Washington County Fairgrounds.
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Galileo: The Power of the Telescope

7:00pm | Planetarium
Please join us as we learn about Galileo by taking a look at his life and some of his most important scientific discoveries. This fulldome program, produced by the Daniel M. Soref Planetarium at the Milwaukee Public Museum, will be accompanied by a star talk about the July night sky. This show is being offered on a first-come, first-served...
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Physician Assistant Graduation

2:00pm | Commencement
Marietta College will conduct its annual summer commencement for the graduating Physician Assistant students who are earning a master's degree.
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Summer Visit Day

9:30am to 1:00pm | Prospective Students
Spend time this summer visiting what U.S. News and World Report consistently rates as one of the Midwest’s Best Colleges, Marietta College. Register for a Summer Open House (Friday, July 29 or Friday, Aug. 12) to tour our campus, hear about admission and financial aid, and have lunch with faculty, staff and students. Located in bustling...
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