Marietta earns four awards at Berea College forensics tournament

October 16, 2007 | news2007
As the only two representing Marietta College at the large Berea (Ky.) College forensics tournament, Heather Boomer '09 and Jake Loukas '09 held their own among the strong competition. Boomer, a junior from Monument, Colo., finished fifth in After Dinner Speaking and sixth in Duo Interpretation with Loukas, a junior from Windham, Maine....
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Marietta College hosts international visit from Chinese students

July 16, 2007 | news2007
Just before midnight Sunday, a group of 25 Chinese students and two faculty members touched down at Columbus International Airport and began making their way to the campus at Marietta College. The students, who traveled from the University for International Relations in Beijing, China, will be spending the next 10 days studying various...
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Marietta College inducts four into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

May 30, 2007 | news2007
Four Marietta College seniors were recently inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa, which was established in 1860 at the College, during a special ceremony in the Betty Cleland Room of the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business. The four inductees, who all recently graduated, were Andrew L. Carver of Marietta, Ohio, Bethany L....
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Associate Professor appointed to Ohio Legal Rights Service Commission

April 3, 2007 | news2007
Dr. William Bauer, an associate professor in Marietta College's Department of Education, was recently appointed to the Ohio Legal Rights Service (OLRS) Commission. Bauer is one of seven people currently on the commission. The commission was created in 1986 by the Ohio General Assembly and is the governing body of the OLRS.
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College welcomes new hires at the start of spring semester

February 15, 2007 | news2007
Marietta College welcomed four newcomers to the College community at the beginning of the Spring 2007 semester. Jane Dailey joined the Communication and Media Studies department as an assistant professor. A doctoral degree candidate in mass communication at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La., she earned the Master of Arts degree...
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Four Marietta students advance in W.Va. Theatre Auditions

November 30, 2007 | news2007
Theatre students are accustomed to entertaining audiences with their performances. But part of studying the performing arts is learning how to be successful in the audition process, which even for veteran actors is a nerve-racking process. "While being a theatre major I am certainly used to performing onstage, the stakes are raised so high at...
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Marietta improves emergency communication through Connect-ED

August 28, 2007 | safety
Marietta College officials announced today the immediate deployment of the Connect-ED communication service by the NTI Group, Inc. (NTI) to provide the College leaders with the ability to reach all students, faculty and staff with time-sensitive information within minutes.
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College hires award-winning journalist as writer/editor

June 22, 2007 | news2007
A former magazine editor and veteran journalist has recently joined Marietta College as a writer and editor in the Office of College Relations. Gi Smith, who was the editor of Buckeye Family Magazine based out of Newark, Ohio, joined the College on June 18. Smith's primary responsibility is to be the lead writer on a number of projects,...
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College's faculty kick off summer with second teaching workshop

May 8, 2007 | news2007
Marietta College's students may be done learning for the academic year, but the faculty are just gearing to learn some new teaching techniques. A number of the College's professors are participating in the second Summer Teaching Workshop starting Tuesday, May 22, and running until May 25. The featured speaker is Dr. Carol O'Shea, director of...
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Marietta College grants tenure to seven faculty members

March 8, 2007 | tenure
Marietta College's Board of Trustees are pleased to announce that seven professors received tenure, and six were promoted from assistant professors to associate professor.
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Marietta College names new Director of Conference Services

January 22, 2007 | news2007
Laurie L. McKain, a marketing professional with 21 years of experience, has been appointed Director of Conference Services at Marietta College.
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Marietta College announces Anderson Hancock Planetarium to open in 2009

November 13, 2007 | Planetarium
Throughout their teaching careers at Marietta College, physics professors Les Anderson and Whit Hancock wanted to inspire their students to reach for the stars. Now one of their former students - David Rickey '78 - and his wife Brenda are passing on that message to future generations at Marietta, announcing a $2.7 million gift to the College...
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Marietta College awarded $425,000 grant from Ohio Dept. of Education

August 24, 2007 | news2007
The Ohio Department of Education has awarded Marietta College a $425,000 grant to develop a program that will help build teacher capacity in high school mathematics and the sciences. Through the program - Developing Core Teachers In Ohio's Appalachian Region - the College is able to offer prospective students free tuition and a flexible...
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Marietta announces international photo contest winners

June 1, 2007 | news2007
The Office of International Programs (OIP) announced winners for international photography contest, which was a component of Marietta College's International Week 2007. Tyler Snell '07 of Newport, Ohio, was awarded first place in the Place category for a photo titled "Volcano Sunset" taken in La Fortuna, Costa Rica. Snell also took the top...
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Marietta College student writes teen novel with 9/11 twist

April 9, 2007 | news2007
Marietta College frequently invites the community to events celebrating the publication of new books written by faculty members. On April 13, the College will host a somewhat different book event, because the featured author - pen name Amanda Celeste - is a student at Marietta. Newly published author Amanda Celeste Del Zotto '08 will be on...
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More than 250 attend Forbes' Q&A at McDonough Auditorium

February 20, 2007 | Leadership Q&A
More than 250 students, faculty, staff and community members were treated to a special Q&A session with Steve Forbes, President and Chief Executive Officer and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes magazine, in Marietta College's Alma McDonough Auditorium on Feb. 20. Forbes, who campaigned in 1996 and 2000 for the Republican nomination for the...
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