Alumnus appointed as graduate student trustee on Bowling Green’s board

September 23, 2016 | Achievement
If there’s one lesson that resonated most strongly with Cody Clemens ’13 during his time in the McDonough Leadership Program, it’s this: “Give back the gift.” “With any role I will ever take, that’s always going to be in the back of my mind,” he said. “They really instilled that in me.”
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College receives rebate for reducing energy consumption

December 15, 2016 | Energy
In addition to being more environmentally friendly, Marietta College’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint is paying off financially. Earlier this month, a representative from American Electric Power Ohio’s Continuous Energy Improvement program presented a $6,300 check to the College.
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County’s Visitation Center to reopen under leadership of MC professor

August 29, 2016 | news16
Dr. Mary Barnas never gave up on the notion that the Washington County Supervised Visitation Center would be up and running again. Her belief in the value of the program was recently rewarded. The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services provided a large grant to the Washington County Healthier Buckeye Council that was submitted by the...
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Marietta College announces public events for November 2016

October 18, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its November 2016 schedule of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission to these events is free. For the most recent and updated information about Marietta College events, visit our Campus Calendar. For a schedule of athletic events, visit the Pioneers website. 7:00 p.m., November 1 — Tony Fiore, an...
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Marketing students benefit from partnership with PNC’s Mark Vizza ’98

December 11, 2016 | Alumni
Every college student has been assigned a case study to research and write a report. It’s right up there with group projects and adding a works cited page. Mark Vizza ’98 remembers them all too well, and every case study seemed to come from another era. “It drove me crazy and I wondered to myself, ‘Did nothing of significance happen at any...
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Marietta College inaugurates President William N. Ruud

October 14, 2016 | Inauguration
Over the past 100 days, Dr. William N. Ruud has inspired the current student body, faculty, staff, alumni, leadership team and the surrounding community with his affirmative approach to improving the state of the College, as well as implementing his vision of Marietta’s future.
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Leadership professor joins VoiceAmerica program on Jan. 10th

December 8, 2016 | VoiceAmerica
Dr. Gama Perruci, Dean of Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business, is a guest speaker on the VoiceAmerica program, “Innovative Leaders: Driving Thriving Organizations,” which will be aired in early in 2017. Perruci was joined by Aldo Boitano, who brings 25 years in top management, marketing and sales positions, on the...
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Eleven seniors make up Marietta College’s homecoming court

October 10, 2016 | Homecoming
On Wednesday, Marietta College’s student body will begin voting for the 2016 Homecoming queen and king during the lunch and dinner hours at Gilman Dining Hall. The 2016 Homecoming Court is made up of five potential queens and six potential kings. Voting will be held from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 5:00-8:00 p.m. on both Thursday, October 13th...
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Advancement member looks forward to new role

December 2, 2016 | Advancement
A familiar face at Marietta College is settling into a new role in the Office of Advancement. Kelli Lewis has been selected to serve as the Associate Director of Advancement and Stewardship. She previously was an Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement in charge of mailings. “Kelli will work with major and planned gift officers on mailings...
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College's first summer program to prepare incoming freshmen for college life considered huge success

October 5, 2016 | Student Success
The group of 13 incoming freshmen sitting in the Academic Resource Center in Andrews Hall in June learned many valuable tools while they spent three days on campus as part of the PioPREP Academy. One in particular, was that their education at Marietta College would not be a “sink or swim” experience.
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Exciting, busy December planned for Music Department

November 22, 2016 | Choir
Every December, Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is busy offering the campus and community multiple opportunities to get into the holiday spirit. This year is no different. On Sunday, December 4th, Marietta College’s Oratorio Chorus will present the 90th performance of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah. The concert,...
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s forthcoming project focuses on one of Marietta’s forefathers

September 30, 2016 | history
A figure closely tied to the establishment of the city of Marietta and of Marietta College is the focus of historical author David McCullough’s forthcoming book. The two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author visited with members of Marietta College’s History Department and Legacy Library recently to announce his latest project, which will...
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Medieval castle, permanent make up topics of next PioPitch

November 14, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Marietta College's PioPitch program, an entrepreneur-focused initiative, will feature Bill Grizer and Martha Jones from 4:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday, November 17th, in Thomas 124. In this session of PioPitch, Grizer and Jones will present their recent entrepreneurial activities and seek audience feedback. This event is free and open to public.
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Snap-On Inc. CEO to speak at Economic Roundtable on Sept. 28

September 21, 2016 | ERT
Nick Pinchuk, President and CEO of Snap-On, Inc., is scheduled to discuss “The Dignity of Work,” at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Parkersburg Country Club. Pinchuk has been Snap-on’s President and Chief Executive Officer since 2007 and Chairman of the Board since 2009. Prior to his appointment...
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Music Department to host 12 concerts during 2016-17 academic year

September 16, 2016 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct 12 concerts — as well as a piano festival — during the 2016-17 academic year, including the 90th annual performance of Handel’s Messiah.
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Football rivals team up to 'Be The Match'

November 7, 2016 | Football
Marietta College and Otterbein University will face off against each other on the gridiron this Saturday in the final game of the season for both schools. But prior to Saturday’s game, the two Ohio Athletic Conference foes will join forces to battle blood cancer. “Be The Match” is teaming up with the Pioneers and Cardinals to create the “Save...
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Study Abroad students add international flair to Leadership Program

October 27, 2016 | Study Abroad
Dr. Gama Perruci expects McDonough Scholars to approach their leadership studies and research from a global perspective. “It’s important that the students in the Leadership Program get outside of their comfort zone and view a situation or issue through the lens of a different culture,” said the Dean of the McDonough Center for Leadership...
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Marietta recognized by College Factual as one of the best in nation

September 8, 2016 | Annual Rankings
It’s no secret that Marietta College offers students a top-notch liberal arts education, plenty of experiential learning opportunities and close relationships with faculty and staff. This month, College Factual added hard numbers that back up the quality education students receive at Marietta through its annual ranking system. Marietta was...
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Marietta College to continue working on CARES project

October 21, 2016 | CARES
Officials at Marietta College are eager to continue working with the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center on a study of manganese exposure in youth as it relates to brain development. The partnership began in 2008 and will continue now that UC has been awarded a $3.18 million...
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Marietta once again featured in Princeton Review rankings

August 22, 2016 | Princeton Review
Princeton Review’s 2017 issue of The Best 381 Colleges includes Marietta College among the best Midwestern colleges. The new listings were released earlier this week. The nationally known education services company recommends Marietta as one of 156 institutions in 12 states it named to its “Best in the Midwest” list for 2017. A total of 649...
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More than 100 students expected to volunteer on Make a Difference Day

October 19, 2016 | Civic Engagement
For the past decade, participating in Make a Difference Day has become as much a tradition on the Marietta College campus as Homecoming and the Late Night Breakfast. More than 100 students are expected to participate again this year. The national Make a Difference Day campaign, which started in 1992, is on Saturday, October 22nd.
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Physician Assistant students connect with local preschoolers

December 17, 2016 | PA Program
Good habits start young, which is why Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Graduate Program is teaming up with the Ely Chapman Education Foundation (ECEF) this fall to help teach preschoolers about healthy living. Ely Chapman is a nonprofit organization providing academic support and mentoring to children living in the Mid-Ohio Valley. In...
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Platinum sponsor announced for Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneur Expo

August 30, 2016 | Entrepreneurship Expo
Dr. Jacqueline Khorassani, Chair & Professor of Economics/Director of Entrepreneurship Programs at Marietta College, has announced Perry & Associates, Certified Public Accountants, as the Platinum Sponsor for the first Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneur Expo scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 17, at Marietta College.  
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Marietta College choirs performing Fall Concert on October 28th

October 18, 2016 | Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct its annual Fall Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, October 28th. The concert, which is under the direction of new conductor Dr. Jay Dougherty, will feature the Concert Choir and the Women’s Choir performing all types of choral music. The...
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Looking at ways to enhance GIS offerings at Marietta College

December 14, 2016 | GIS
Zach Pope ’17 (Mechanicsburg, Ohio) had a cursory understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), but he wanted to learn more. Then he heard Dr. Matt Young, Professor of History, planned to teach a course in it and Pope had to give it a try.
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