Acclimating freshmen to higher education

January 4, 2010 | news2010
Walking into the lab for her First Year Experience course at the start of the fall semester, Amanda Hardt ’13 and the 11 other students in the class were met with a large white cast protecting something that would take weeks for them to unveil. All incoming freshmen students at Marietta College are required to take one First Year Experience...
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Fred Smith has been a critical figure in the transformation of campus

November 30, 2010 | Fred Smith
Fred Smith joined Marietta College as the Director of Physical Plant in 1999, just as a building boom was getting under way on campus. Under his leadership, the College has benefited from many successful construction and renovation projects that have improved the overall infrastructure and appearance of campus.  
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Students from Communication class put talents to work for food pantry

October 21, 2010 | news2010
At first, Danica Cunningham ’12 (Mineral Wells, W.Va.) thought it was an opportunity to do something small for people of the region, but what it turned out to be was a way for 14 Marietta College students to say thank you to the local community. “The Marietta community is so good to Marietta College students and returning that favor is such a...
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College welcomes expert panel to discuss health care legislation on Oct. 28

October 1, 2010 | news2010
While it has been nearly six months since Congress passed the highly anticipated and greatly divisive health reform legislation, it still remains one of the United States’ most debated topics.
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First Global Palate of the fall is scheduled for Sept. 13 in Great Room

August 26, 2010 | news2010
This fall Multicultural Affairs, International Programs, Student Activities and Greek Life will be hosting three Global Palates at Marietta College. The first is scheduled for Sept. 13 in honor of Eid, the concluding festival of Ramadan. Ramadan is the Islamic month of fasting, in which participating Muslims refrain from eating, drinking and...
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Area grade-school teachers learn new tricks for the classroom

June 25, 2010 | news2010
Fifty-four grade-school teachers are taking part in The Academy for Excellence in Math and Science Education on the Marietta College campus. Teachers from Southeastern Ohio participate in this nine-day conference to improve teaching methods in math and science skills. This year’s topics are in mathematics (Number Sense) and in science (Earth...
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Business leader, Trustee offers inspiring words to 173rd graduating class

May 10, 2010 | Commencement 2010
With close to 300 graduates in attendance and approximately 2,000 friends and family attending Marietta College’s 173rd Commencement ceremony Sunday (May 9, 2010), keynote speaker Joe Chlapaty H’10 was the only thing standing between the graduates and their diplomas.
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Four students present at Walsh undergraduate research conference

April 28, 2010 | Undergraduate Research
Four Marietta College students recently presented papers at the “All Politics Is Local” undergraduate research conference at Walsh University in Canton. Those who presented were:
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Memory Lane: Basketball co-captains would have cherished shot at playing Ohio U.

April 14, 2010 | news2010
As Alex Couladis ’75 and Chuck Robinson ’75 recently flipped through a scrapbook commemorating their senior season on the Pioneers basketball team they stopped for a moment and almost in unison says, “I wish Ohio University would have kept us on the schedule and played us that year.” The teammates were part of two lopsided losses to the...
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