Approximately 300 to graduate at 173rd commencement on May 9

April 29, 2010 | Commencement 2010
Many changes have taken place at Marietta College since the group of more than 400 incoming freshmen began moving into their residence halls on a sunny and hot Thursday mid-August morning. Dawes Memorial Library was replaced with the Legacy Library, the Anderson Hancock Planetarium opened, the Legacy Campaign successfully came to a close, the...
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Puppies provide pep to 175 celebration with educational messages

April 20, 2010 | 175th anniversary
It was only one hour, but the most recent 175th anniversary event went to the dogs. The College’s Records Office and Office of Business and Administrative Services, who received a $990 grant from the College’s 175th Anniversary mini-grant committee, worked together to place about 60 wind-up puppies at the Kremer Amphitheatre—each one with a...
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Generations of McCoys provide support for generations to come

April 8, 2010 | McCoy Family
Since 1962, the McCoy Memorial Gateway has welcomed visitors onto the Marietta College campus. A tribute to John H. McCoy by his wife, Florence Buchanan McCoy (Class of 1910) and their five children, John G., Charles, Mary McCoy Mildren ’33, Jane and Dorothy, the archway symbolizes the tremendous support that the McCoy patriarch gave to...
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Community members invited to celebrate 175 at Community Baseball and Softball events

March 30, 2010 | 175th anniversary
Katie Thomas has been coming to Marietta College baseball and softball games for as long as she can remember. But there are two dates she and her family look forward to most—Community Baseball Day (April 17) and Community Softball Day (April 10). Her children, Hannah, 12, and Peter, 8, won’t let her forget to mark the calendar each spring.
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Junior studying abroad is alive and helping in aftermath of Chilean earthquake

March 2, 2010 | news2010
Maggie Daubenmire ’10’s initial reaction to the news of the massive 8.8 earthquake that struck Chile was typical. “Obviously this was upsetting news considering the recent devastation in Haiti so when I first heard about the earthquake I wanted to find out about the damage and effects,” says Daubenmire (Thornville, Ohio).
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College’s Board of Trustees approves $24M residence hall project

December 21, 2010 | Harrison Hall
Marietta College’s Board of Trustees approved the construction of a $24 million, 105,000-square-foot complex at the corner of Seventh and Putnam streets that will provide a health and wellness center, a dining area and some apartment-style units for 364 students. College officials are also pleased to announce that the Ohio Higher Educational...
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Experienced leader hired as VP for Student Life/Dean of Students

January 5, 2010 | Robert Pastoor
Dr. Robert Pastoor spent just two days on Marietta College’s campus, but the impression it left was unmistakable. “I felt very much at home when I was there,” he said. “Marietta College has an outstanding reputation among other educational institutions so I just felt good about this opportunity.” Marietta College President Jean A. Scott...
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Professor copes, teaches by writing online

November 22, 2010 | news2010
Bev Hogue lives in the country and often spends her drive to work writing a blog entry in her head. The Associate Professor keeps a “potpourri of things that interest (her)” in a blog titled “Excelsior” after a Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem. Hogue initially encountered the piece in the first book she ever purchased with her own money.
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Students encouraged to ‘Treat Yourself to Homecoming 2010’

October 6, 2010 | Homecoming
Whether or not you are an alumnus of Marietta College, Homecoming is a busy and exciting time to be on campus. Although the weekend of Homecoming is primarily dedicated to alumni, the week leading up is all about the current students.
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