Special gift for Special Collections: Emeritus trustee honors late brother with gift

May 2, 2011 | Advancement
Emeritus Trustee Bob Showalter ’59 appreciates the efforts that Marietta College has made when it comes to preserving historic documents and has taken steps to ensure the College continues to fill that role. Marietta College President Jean Scott will formally recognize the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Endowment at 5:30 p.m.,...
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Hard work by dedicated students makes the Marcolian a success

April 14, 2011 | The Marcolian
A normal Tuesday for most Marietta College students usually involves going to classes, eating lunch with friends, a workout at the gym, and hanging with friends. For Alison Matas ’11 (Kent, Ohio), her Tuesdays are typically spent in an office, sitting at a computer, laying out the student newspaper—The Marcolian. While most of the campus...
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Annual Senior Art Exhibition opens April 8 at Hermann Fine Arts

March 31, 2011 | news2011
Marietta College’s Art Department is proud to present “Nothing Too Weird,” an exhibition featuring the work of the graduating seniors. The exhibition will run from April 8 to May 8, and will include an opening presentation to celebrate the accomplishments of these seniors is scheduled from 6-8 p.m., Friday, April 8. The show will be held at...
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McDonough students conducting local job fair at O’Neill Senior Center

November 18, 2011 | news2011
Students from Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business have organized a community job fair for the Mid-Ohio Valley on Monday, Nov. 21, at the O’Neill Senior Center. The job fair, which will include job opportunities and career information from businesses in the Marietta and Parkersburg areas, will be held from 11 a.m....
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Marietta College: Flood Updates for March 2011

March 10, 2011 | news2011
Update: 10:34 a.m., Saturday, March 12 To the Marietta College community: In the interest of keeping you informed of developments relating to the flooding in the Marietta area and on campus, here are the latest developments as of 10:34 a.m., Saturday, March 12. There is some very good news to report. The flooding in the Marietta area won’t be...
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Marietta BOT member to speak at November Economic Roundtable

November 1, 2011 | ERT
Dale Wartluft ’63, a former executive with IBM and Ernst & Young, is the November speaker for the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley. He will speak during the ERT’s luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Blennerhassett Hotel, 320 Market St., Parkersburg, W.Va. Wartluft’s talk is on the “Secret to Better Results? Your Employees!” After...
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Faculty, students honored during annual Founders Day celebration

February 28, 2011 | Founders Day 2011
Customary during Marietta College’s annual Founders Day Convocation, faculty and students were recognized with special awards during the ceremony on Feb. 17 in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Marietta College President Jean A. Scott welcomed faculty, administration, trustees, emeriti faculty and honored guests who gathered to celebrate the...
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Planetarium announces free community shows for October

October 14, 2011 | Planetarium
Marietta College’s Dr. Ann Bragg, Director of the Anderson Hancock Planetarium, is pleased to announce that the College will be showing one of the most popular shows—“Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity.” Black Holes will be presented at two different times—7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, and 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30.
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On Solid Ground: Dr. Scott will leave Marietta in a better place

February 18, 2011 | Jean Scott
President Jean Scott’s announcement Friday was a bittersweet moment on campus but it reflected exactly the quality of leader she has been for Marietta College for more than a decade—an excellent planner whose dedication to preparation has fostered tremendous growth at Marietta. At the end of the 2011-12 academic year, Dr. Scott will retire as...
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Inspired Asia exhibit to open Oct. 12 at Parkersburg Art Center

October 4, 2011 | news2011
Inspired Asia: Art From The Richard Krause Collection at Marietta College, will be unveiled during an opening reception on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the Parkersburg Art Center. The reception is scheduled for 6:30-8:30 p.m. The show features work from a large donation by Dr. Richard M. Krause ’47 to the College.   Inspired Asia will also feature...
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Students, faculty spend nine days building homes in Nicaragua

February 1, 2011 | Study Abroad
Before Emma Vierheller ’12 (Orrville, Ohio) boarded the plane destined for Nicaragua in December, all she knew about the largest country in Central America was what she had read. After spending nine days in the country that is bordered by Honduras and Costa Rica, Vierheller’s thoughts on the people and country have been altered somewhat.
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George Mason professor to speak at September Economic Roundtable

August 25, 2011 | news2011
Dr. Jack A. Goldstone, Hazel Professor of Public Policy and a Fellow of the Mercatus Center of George Mason University, is the first speaker for the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley this fall. He will speak during the ERT’s luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Marietta Country Club. Goldstone’s talk is on “How to be Realistic about...
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Leadership Program part of New York Times pilot program

August 1, 2011 | Gama Perruci
The New York Times, one of the most respected and recognizable newspapers in the United States, has teamed up with Marietta College and one of its faculty members to be part of a pilot program this fall.   Dr. Gama Perruci, Interim Provost, believes “The Gray Lady” will serve as a valuable educational tool for first-year students and...
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Physician Assistant graduates meet current Pioneers in Vegas

June 23, 2011 | news2011
For five days, former and current Marietta College physician assistant students met in Las Vegas for the program’s annual alumni event. Led by Clinical Coordinator Penny Rose, the trip served as a great opportunity for the College to communicate with graduates, all the while serving as a strong learning experience for the program’s current...
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Alumna fulfills liberal arts vision one stroke at a time

June 1, 2011 | news2011
Jean Hirons’ life is the epitome of what a liberal arts education can do. Hailing from Mattapoisett, Mass., Hirons ’70 arrived on campus as a freshman in 1966 prepared to be a biology major. Though the former Jean Ott enjoyed the subject, the range of science courses she had to take to fulfill the major requirements pushed her in another...
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College’s Up ’til Dawn program has memorable year

April 27, 2011 | news2011
With Ellen Campbell (Assistant Dean of Students) as the new advisor and a 13-member executive board, Up ’til Dawn at Marietta College decided to make this a year to remember. “We really focused on making our finale event bigger and better than ever, and we set a record number of letters sent from Marietta College,” said Assistant Director...
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Free food, T-shirts and more available at 2011 Baseball and Softball Community Days

April 5, 2011 | news2011
In what has become one of the most anticipated events in Marietta each spring, Marietta College’s Sports Marketing class is excited to invite everyone to the fifth annual Community Softball Day (April 12) and Community Baseball Day (April 23). It is the fifth year of the softball event and gates will open at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, as...
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29 students earn top honors in District 10 History Day competition

March 22, 2011 | news2011
Twenty-nine students claimed top spots in the 2011 District 10 National History Day in Ohio competition held at Marietta College on Saturday, March 19. Students in grades 6-12 from an eight-county region in Southeastern Ohio—Belmont, Coshocton, Guernsey, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble and Washington counties—were eligible to compete at the...
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Veterans Day: College honors those who have served

November 11, 2011 | Veterans Day
Approximately two dozen students, faculty and staff joined a handful of veterans for a special Veterans Day wreath laying at Marietta College Friday afternoon.
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Sweet Sendoff: Campus-turned-cheerleaders rally behind Pioneer men

March 10, 2011 | Sweet 16
Any trace of a navy blue tracksuit walking past the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center help desk caused the growing crowd to cheer. Despite the constant drizzle of rain, about 100 members from campus and the surrounding community turned out Thursday morning to give the Marietta College Men’s Basketball team a warm sendoff as they prepare to take...
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New McCoy Scholar pleased to spread her wings at Marietta

November 1, 2011 | McCoy Scholar
Charlee Ottersberg ’14 (Arvada, Colo.) adapts quickly to her surroundings. “It’s been easy. The transition from living in Colorado to living in Marietta has been easy because I am such an independent person,” Charlee says. “When I would go away to camps I never called home. I have called home a few times, but I do text my parents every day.”...
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Dr. Arthur Levine to give keynote address at 2011 Commencement

February 21, 2011 | news2011
Dr. Arthur E. Levine, the sixth president of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, visits a great number of colleges and universities around the nation each year. However, his first trip to Marietta College won’t occur until May 8, 2011, as the keynote speaker for the 174th Commencement.
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Midnight Madness to be streamed live on the web

October 13, 2011 | news2011
For the many Marietta College fans who can’t make it to Fenton Court to take in the fun and excitement of this year’s Midnight Madness, well, there’s good news. The College is going to stream the entire event live, including the unveiling of last season’s Championship Banners. You will be able to begin viewing the webcast around 11:15 p.m.,...
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Trustee named first Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence at McDonough

February 16, 2011 | Executive in Residence
Dale Wartluft ’63 has accomplished much in his professional career, but when he was chosen to be the Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence (EIR) for 2011-12 he was clearly humbled. “I feel very honored to be selected as the first Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence,” Wartluft said. “I’ve been so impressed with the concept of the EIR program and its...
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Marietta College Commemoration of 9/11

September 10, 2011 | 9/11
Dear Marietta College Community, By now, many of you may be aware that Marietta College has been the topic of discussion on a number of websites and on Fox News this morning in regards to plans for tomorrow’s on-campus observance of the 10th anniversary of the tragedies of Sept. 11, 2001.
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