Harrison Hall Dedication

September 24, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College will officially dedicate Harrison Hall during a special ceremony at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, as part of the Family Weekend activities. The College will also be dedicating the Dr. J. Michael Harding Center for Health and Wellness, with tours of the complex offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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December Graduation set for 2 p.m. Dec. 9

November 27, 2012 | December Graduation
With the fall semester winding down, Marietta College is ready to welcome 56 new members to The Long Blue Line as the annual December Graduation Celebration is scheduled for 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9, on Fenton Court. The winter commencement has always been an informal celebration in which students are allowed to pass around a microphone and...
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Timeless Faculty: A man of many words

September 24, 2012 | news2012
Whether he was teaching German to a class full of students, translating scientific papers into German, French, Swedish, Italian or Dutch, or he was attending an athletic contest at the College, Professor George Blake put his heart into anything that supported Marietta College far beyond his 31-year tenure.
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McDonough to host 2013 Great Decision Series

November 21, 2012 | news2012
Almost daily you can read or hear about issues involving China, Iran and Egypt. Now, thanks to the 2013 Great Decisions Series you spend six weeks on Marietta College’s campus discussing these topics and many more.
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Information Systems senior nabs coveted internship with Ellucian

September 24, 2012 | news2012
  For most colleges and universities across the country, including Marietta College, Ellucian, formerly known as Datatel, is the software provider of choice. This summer, eight college students were chosen to participate in Ellucian’s highly selective internship program, including Marietta’s own Austin Sampson ’13 (Waterford, Ohio).
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Esbenshade Series returns with author Wes Moore on Nov. 13

November 5, 2012 | Esbenshade Series
Wes Moore, author of Marietta College’s 2012 Common Reading, The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates, will speak publicly at the College at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Moore’s appearance is part of the 2012-13 Frederica G. Esbenshade Series, as well as the College Theme of “Leadership & Social Justice...
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Family Weekend tradition continues

September 20, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College is expecting about 100 visitors to campus during the weekend of Sept. 28-30, when it is conducting its annual Family Weekend activities. The event is open to all family members of current college students and is a long-standing tradition, dating back to the first Family Day in 1973.
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Rep. Ryan fires up base at Fenton Court rally

November 3, 2012 | news2012
Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican candidate for Vice President, fired up a partisan crowd by assailing President Obama for his comments on “revenge” at Marietta College’s Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on Saturday, Nov. 3.
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Alumnus completes his degree after missing first opportunity

June 8, 2012 | news2012
Kevin O’Neill remembers sitting in the grass on the hill below the steps of Andrews Hall, watching the Class of 1987 — his class — graduate without him. The Political Science major needed 21 additional hours to graduate however, because money was tight, O’Neill could not return to Marietta. Additionally, the thought of being a “Super-Senior...
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College’s Shake America volunteers at Daily Bread Kitchen

October 31, 2012 | news2012
Shake America may be a new student organization on Marietta College’s campus, but the upstart is already making an impact in the community. With 10 Marietta College students in tow, Shake America recently sponsored a meal at the Daily Bread Kitchen in the Harmar area of Marietta. The kitchen operates from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday —...
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College honors 52 employees for 590 years of service

May 2, 2012 | news2012
Two Marietta College employees will always have the honor of saying they retired at the same time as President Jean A. Scott.
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Accounting professor presents paper at Las Vegas meeting

October 23, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College’s Grace Johnson, McCoy Professor of Accounting, recently traveled to Las Vegas and presented a paper at the 2012 Academic and Business Research Institute’s semi-annual meeting.
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Senior Week offers graduates a 'Last Chance to Be a Kid'

April 26, 2012 | senior week
There is still finals week to navigate (April 30-May 4), but the Class of 2012 is looking forward this year’s Senior Week — “Last Chance to Be a Kid.” Lauren Currie ’13 (Lockport, N.Y.), Vice President of Student Senate, has worked hard with the other members of Senate to create a week worth remembering. The week kicks off with students...
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Music professor presenting 'History of Hot and Cool Jazz'

October 15, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College’s Brent Yorgason, Associate Professor of Music, will present “History of Hot and Cool in Jazz,” at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24. Yorgason’s presentation will be in the Alma McDonough Auditorium and it is part of the Department of History’s series called History of Interesting Things.
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College’s Annual Senior Capstone Art Exhibition opens April 13

April 3, 2012 | news2012
After nearly four years of class, projects and smaller exhibitions, Marietta College’s graduating art students are ready for their biggest show of their careers. Marietta College’s Art Department is proud to present the annual Senior Capstone Exhibition, “Not Formed in a Day.” The exhibition begins with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m.,...
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Painter, photographer to conduct three-day workshop at Marietta

October 11, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College will welcome painter and photographer Nancy Manter to campus on Monday, Nov. 5, as she presents a free lecture, “Desire Lines.” Manter’s public lecture will cover her work, which is based on elements of the weather, the environment and the landscape. It will be given starting at 7 p.m. in Hermann 308.
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Marietta names Dr. Karyn Sproles Provost, Dean of the Faculty

December 18, 2012 | news2012
Dr. Karyn Z. Sproles, the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Carlow University, has been selected to be Marietta College’s Provost and Dean of the Faculty, Marietta President Joseph Bruno announced today.
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Students, faculty attend Ohio Naturalists’ Conference in Columbus

March 2, 2012 | news2012
Whether it was a discussion on spiders, millipedes or assassin bugs, Derek Hennen ’12 (Little Hocking, Ohio) was soaking in every bit of the 2012 Ohio Naturalists’ Conference in Columbus. Dr. Katy Lustofin, Assistant Professor of Biology, and Dr. Dave McShaffrey, Professor of Biology, joined Hennen at the Feb. 11 conference that marked the...
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Voting for Homecoming 2012 king and queen begins Oct. 11

October 10, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College’s 2012 Homecoming Court — made up of seven potential queens and five potential kings — will be voted on starting Thursday, Oct. 11.   Voting will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Thursday and again on Friday, Oct. 12, outside Gilman Dining Hall.
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Students provide quite a show at Brunos’ Choice Awards

December 10, 2012 | President's Choice Awards
America’s Got Talent … particularly at Marietta College. Just before Finals Week mushroom-clouded over campus, hundreds of students put down their study guides, stepped away from their notes and headed to Fenton Court, where they enjoyed the talents of their peers during the inaugural Brunos’ Choice Awards.
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Faculty honors presented during 177th Founders Day celebration

February 17, 2012 | Founders Day
Marietta College’s faculty had their moment to shine Thursday, Feb. 16, during the 177th Founders Day convocation. Marietta College President Dr. Jean A. Scott welcomed faculty, administration, trustees, emeriti faculty and honored guests who gathered to celebrate the College’s birthday in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. It was also Dr. Scott'...
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Assistant Professor gains editing experience

October 3, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College’s Dr. Jamie Moshin is known on campus as an Assistant Professor of Communication and Assistant Director of Forensics. Now he can add another title to his list: Editor.
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Alumnus returns to campus for Physics Colloquium

January 27, 2012 | news2012
Dr. Greg Smith ’78 is like the LeBron James of the physics world.  OK, maybe he’s the Carmelo Anthony. Either way, he’s an all-star. Smith is the group leader of Structure and Dynamics Soft Matter and as the Neutron Sciences Directorate at the Oak Ridge (Tenn.) National Laboratory.
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Alumna to be recognized for her dedication to hearing loss community

October 1, 2012 | news2012
Barbara Garneau Kelley ’81 began volunteering for the Hearing Loss Association of America in 1988 after she moved to the Washington, D.C., area in search of a job.
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Rickey Scholars make instant connection through physics, humor

November 30, 2012 | Rickey Scholars
Before arriving on campus in August, this year’s four Rickey Scholars didn’t know much about each other.
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