MC students claim seven prizes at annual Michigan State design contest

April 25, 2005 | news2005
Four Marietta College students were honored for their creative efforts, including two first-place finishes, in the 2005 Michigan State University Design Contest for College Students. It is the fourth consecutive year that a Marietta College student has taken first place in the contest’s Promotions category, and the first year a student has...
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MC’s Spring Honors Convocation recognizes the College’s best

April 11, 2005 | Honors Convocation
Marietta College recognized more than 100 students for their academic achievements during the 2005 Spring Honors Convocation Sunday afternoon in the McDonough Center Auditorium. After a welcome from President Dr. Jean A. Scott and an introduction from Provost Dr. Sue DeWine, the program continued with the presentation of more than 50...
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Circle K organization collecting items for 'Operation Easter Child'

March 25, 2005 | news2005
Circle K, a student service organization at Marietta College, is helping children tsunami victims with a new program called Operation Easter Child. Members of Circle K are conducting a special collection for boys and girls ages 2 to 14. Suggested items that are needed for donation are: child size T-shirts, shorts, underwear or sandals, school...
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Coshocton native chosen new Marietta College Student Senate VP

January 17, 2005 | news2005
Marietta College senior Melissa Jones, a senior majoring in political science and communication, was recently chosen Student Senate Vice President after a special election. The Coshocton native replaces junior Michael Joliat, who became president in November following an automobile accident that claimed the life of junior Michael Conte during...
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Marietta College sends 12 students to World Year of Physics event

December 6, 2005 | news2005
Marietta College's Department of Physics faculty recently accompanied 12 students to the World Year of Physics event at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. The event was titled "Einstein's Legacy - Science, Technology & Culture through the 21st Century," and was conducted at Severance Hall.
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McDonough Center co-hosting six-week educational program in 2006

October 27, 2005 | news2005
The McDonough Center for Leadership and Business, along with the Marietta Branch of The American Association of University Women, is hosting a six-week long educational program titled, "The Great Decisions Discussion Series." "Great Decisions," an educational program that will enrich the international understanding of people in the Marietta...
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Marietta Forensics Team earns four awards at U. of Akron Tournament

October 18, 2005 | news2005
Marietta College senior Megs Schreck claimed three awards, including a first-place finish in After Dinner Speaking, at the University of Akron Forensics Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 15. Schreck, who has a double major in advertising & public relations and organizational communication, finished third in Public Relations Extemporaneous...
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MC's Theatre Events Coordinator has 'amazing' summer at PICT

August 24, 2005 | news2005
Melissa Grande's fall semester is beginning a little later than everyone else at Marietta College. But when she returns part-time on Aug. 29 the Theatre Events Coordinator is bringing a slew of new ideas to the College's Theatre Department. "It has been an amazing summer," said Grande, who also teaches classes at MC. "I haven't learned so...
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MC's Psychology Department receives funding from ODMH

August 8, 2005 | news2005
Once again the Ohio Department of Mental Health has expressed its confidence in the Psychology Department at Marietta College. Dr. Ryan May, who is an Assistant Professor and the Psychology Department internship coordinator, recently learned that Marietta has been awarded $36,848 over the next two years from the ODMH?s mental health residency...
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More than 300 MC graduates receive diplomas at 168th commencement

May 9, 2005 | Graduation 2005
Marietta College President Dr. Jean A. Scott and Provost Dr. Sue DeWine handed out more than 300 diplomas Sunday, May 8, during the 168th annual commencement ceremony in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center in front of more than 2,000 family and friends. Senior Carrie Lang of Marietta was awarded the coveted Jewett Oration Prize for her speech “...
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College inducts seven seniors into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

April 25, 2005 | Phi Beta Kappa
Seven Marietta College seniors were inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa, which was established in 1860 at MC, Monday, April 25, in the Betty Cleland Room of the McDonough Center. The seven inductees were Jessica Albrecht of Marietta, Shawn Kreiner of Elizabethtown, Pa., Erin Meddles of New Concord, Diane Radford of Marietta, Ashley...
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MC honors former Student Senate President during tree planting

April 10, 2005 | news2005
Almost five months since his death, Michael Conte is still impacting those on Marietta College’s campus. More than 150 family and friends gathered on the College Mall to pay tribute to Conte during a special tree planting ceremony and the unveiling of a memorial bench — both located outside Erwin Hall — on a sunny Sunday afternoon (April 10...
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Marietta’s Forensics Team finishes first at Geneva (Pa.) competition

February 15, 2005 | news2005
Dr. Mabry O’Donnell claimed it was an “once-in-a-lifetime” performance over the weekend. Marietta College’s forensics team gave one of its strongest performances in recent history by winning 18 awards en route to finishing first in the Sweepstakes at the Geneva College Forensics Tournament on Feb. 12 in Beaver Falls, Pa.
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Alum offers ‘Perspective’ on Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

January 17, 2005 | news2005
Reginald Sims ’75 admitted Monday there was plenty about the Civil Rights Movement he didn’t know about as undergrad at Marietta College in 1970s. Since then he has learned a lot and he shared some of what he has learned over the years with about 40 students, faculty and staff during a special Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in the...
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Marietta College's Petroleum Department hands out 23 scholarships

December 8, 2005 | news2005
Twenty-three Marietta College students majoring in petroleum engineering were recently awarded academic scholarships ranging in value from $2,000 to $500 for a total of $20,895. The Edwy R. Brown Department of Petroleum Engineering makes these awards in recognition of each student's strong academic effort in petroleum engineering as well as...
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Sophomore organizes Student Global Aids Campaign on MC campus

November 2, 2005 | AIDS
Marietta College sophomore Kayla Reiland was inspired to promote AIDS awareness by a gift that was inscribed with the words "Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil." Reiland, the daughter of Thomas Reiland of Canonsburg, Pa., and Mary Ann Bocheck and Gettysburg, Pa., has started a chapter of the Student Global AIDS Campaign on the Marietta...
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MC petroleum program receives $10,000 grant from ChevronTexaco

October 19, 2005 | news2005
Dr. Robert W. Chase, chair of the Edwy R. Brown Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology at Marietta College, announced the department recently received a $10,000 grant from ChevronTexaco Products Company. Chase said the grant will provide scholarships, offset expenses associated with the Society of Petroleum Engineering student...
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Political Science professor presenting China Case Study in October

September 15, 2005 | news2005
Dr. Jacqueline DeLaat, a McCoy Professor of Political Science at Marietta College, is presenting a case study, "One Step Forward, Two Steps Back" at the annual meeting of the International Academy for Case Studies, in Las Vegas from Oct. 12-16. A previous case study of DeLaat's won an award from this group in 1995. The current case study...
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Education Department hosting Fall Reading Club beginning Sept. 6

August 22, 2005 | news2005
Marietta College's Education Department is offering a 13-week after-school reading program for children in kindergarten through fourth grade from Sept. 6 through Dec. 1. The Fall Reading Club is designed to motivate students with fun and interesting reading and writing activities. All students are pre-assessed to determine appropriate...
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Pioneer rower claims silver medal in Amsterdam

July 27, 2005 | news2005
Marietta College's Evan Tsourtsoulas (Kastoria, Greece) teamed up with fellow countryman George Tsambandis to win the silver medal in the Senior B Men's Pair at the World Under 23 Championships on the Bosbaan International Regatta Course in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Greek duo gave a valiant effort, winning both its opening heat and...
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Marietta College math team finishes third at ECC competition

May 3, 2005 | news2005
Marietta College students Bao Xiaoqiu, Danielle Cisler, Harrison Potter and Casey Trail recently finished third in the 8th annual East Central Colleges’ Undergraduate Mathematics Competition at West Virginia Wesleyan. The Pioneers competed against 11 other teams and finished with a total of 64 points out of a possible 100. Hiram finished...
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Marietta’s PA Program earns continuing national accreditation

April 12, 2005 | news2005
The Physician Assistant Program at Marietta College has been awarded continuing national accreditation until 2010 from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant.
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MC’s DeLaat presenting at largest regional political science meeting

March 28, 2005 | news2005
Dr. Jacqueline DeLaat, a McCoy Professor of Political Science at Marietta College, will make two presentations at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, in Chicago, April 7-10. Attended by 3,000 to 5,000 members of the political science profession, the meeting is the largest regional gathering of the profession....
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Geology Department announces Steel/Stone scholarships

February 10, 2005 | news2005
Ten Marietta College students majoring in geology were recently awarded Warren G. Steel/Dwayne D. Stone scholarships from the Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology ranging in value from $4,000 to $1,000 for a total of $25,000. Seniors Ginger Bennett, of Newark, Emily Decker, of Friendly, W.Va., and Nicole Dobrinic of Wickliffe,...
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Chemistry professor named McCoy Professor at Marietta College

December 8, 2005 | McCoy Professor
Kevin L. Pate, Ph.D., an assistant professor of chemistry, has been named a McCoy Professor at Marietta College. The most prestigious teaching award given by the College, designation as a McCoy Professor recognizes Pate as an outstanding teacher.
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