Sports Management students gain valuable game-day experience

December 16, 2016 | Experiential Learning
Natalie Bender ’17 (Akron, Ohio) got to touch the “Play Like a Champion” sign at Notre Dame. Brett Mattson ’18 (Parkersburg, West Virginia) ran the fog machine as West Virginia’s football team entered the field for a home game, and Kristina LaRocca ’18 (Strasburg, Ohio) escorted the singer onto the field for the National Anthem at a Steelers...
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Nonprofits LEAD conducting annual conference May 4

April 18, 2016 | Leadership
Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business will host the 2016 Nonprofits LEAD Annual Conference on Wednesday, May 4. Running from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., the capacity building conference will host staff, donors, board members, volunteers, community member, funders and supporters of non-profit organizations.
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Marietta College Music Department announces Faculty Recitals

March 18, 2016 | Faculty
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is pleased to announce two upcoming faculty recitals. On Tuesday, March 22, Dr. Jeff Manchur (piano) will perform “An Ode to J.S. Bach (without actually playing J.S. Bach),” at 7:30 p.m. in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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College presents faculty, staff awards at annual Founders Day

February 25, 2016 | Founders Day 2016
This year’s Founders Day followed in tradition by honoring esteemed Marietta College faculty and staff on Thursday, Feb. 18. In total, 18 of the College’s faculty and staff were honored for their contributions to Marietta College and its students.
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Kuwaiti students join humanitarian campaign

February 5, 2016 | Education Abroad
Omar Almjmrad began his day Friday with calls from his father, mother, brothers and even his grandmother from his home in Kuwait — all of them expressing their pride in what he and his friends were doing for the Marietta area.
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Former Board chair named 2016-17 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence

January 19, 2016 | Leadership
Pat Willis ’70, who led a statewide organization in Georgia that provides research, communication, and advocacy for issues related to children and families, has been named the 2016-17 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence (EIR) at Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business.
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Marietta professor selected to serve as observer of Taiwan’s election

January 8, 2016 | Election
When Taiwan conducts its general election on Jan. 16, which will include electing the 14th president and vice president, Marietta College will have a small role in the process. Dr. Xiaoxiong Yi, who joined the College in 1989, has agreed to serve as a field observer as part of the International Election Observation Mission to Taiwan from Jan...
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Education pioneer chosen to deliver 181st Founders Day keynote address

January 4, 2016 | Founders Day 2016
Dr. Henry “Doc” Holliday ’70, who has more than 35 years of experience in both higher education and public school education, will deliver the keynote address at Marietta College’s 181st Founders Day on Feb. 18. Founders Day will begin at 7 p.m. with the presentation of faculty awards in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Graphic Design professor teaches former student’s high school class

December 15, 2016 | Outreach
Teaching graphic design to students at Trinity High School in Garfield Heights, Ohio, Sean Kenny ’12 believes many of his pupils have grasped the concepts and techniques. However, he recently turned to one of his former Marietta College art professors — Sara Alway Rosenstock — to provide additional context for the material he has been...
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Pulitzer Prize winner to deliver 2016 Commencement Address

April 1, 2016 | Commencement
During the height of the deadly 2014 Ebola outbreak in Africa, a team of journalists from The New York Times began reporting on various aspects of the virus’ impact on West Africa that ranged from the medical community and global response to how a close-knit culture began changing in an effort to stave off the disease’s spread. For their work...
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Marietta adding Organizational Social Responsibility program

March 10, 2016 | OSR
In an era when corporations are being asked to look at carbon accounting, approach financial planning through the lens of sustainability and minimize environmental impact, Marietta College is excited to announce a new minor and certificate in Organizational Social Responsibility.
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Voter Registration: What Students Need to Know

February 15, 2016 | Election 2016
Though students may call Marietta College home for the year, they still have the chance to vote in the upcoming presidential primary election. However, they must act fast. The deadline for voter registration for the March 15 presidential primary election is Tuesday, Feb. 16. The Washington County Board of Elections will be open until 9 p.m....
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Japanese Woodblock Prints to be featured in College’s Gallery 310

January 28, 2016 | Art
Marietta College’s Art Department is presenting Pattern and Place: Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Dr. Richard Krause Collection, in Gallery 310 starting on Friday, Feb. 19. There will be a private opening reception on the third floor of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The exhibition will remain up for public viewing until April 16.
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Marietta’s Education Department receives $223,000 Incentive Grant

January 15, 2016 | Education
Marietta College’s Education Department learned today that it was awarded a $223,000 incentive grant from the Ohio Deans Compact on Exceptional Children. The funding will support the redesign of Marietta’s Early Childhood and Intervention Specialist programs through the adaptation of a merged/blended dual licensure teacher preparation model.
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PAC wins six awards for programming, marketing

January 6, 2016 | PAC
Seeing several big schools take home multiple awards at the annual National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Mid-America Conference last year, the Pioneer Activities Council (PAC) wanted to try and give them a run for their money in 2015.
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Marietta College performing Fall Band Concert on November 15th

October 26, 2016 | Band Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct its annual Fall Band Concert — “Music of Heaven and Earth” — at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 15th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. The concert, which is under the direction of Associate Professor Marshall C. Kimball, will feature music from the...
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Marietta names two faculty McCoy Professors for 2016

March 18, 2016 | McCoy Professor
In a span of about 48 hours, Paul Daniell and Suzanne Parsons learned they had been recommended for tenure and were named the 2016 McCoy Professors. “That was an interesting two days,” said Daniell, who teaches thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and advanced heat transfer, as well as other classes in the Edwy R. Brown Department of Petroleum...
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Marietta mourns passing of beloved Geology professor

March 7, 2016 | Fred Voner
For three decades, Dr. Fred Voner was a staple in the Petroleum Engineering and Geology Department. “He told me in January that he hoped he could teach for at least two more years,” said Wendy Bartlett, Geology instructor and his longtime friend. “I told him I couldn’t imagine teaching without him.”
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Former bank CEO to be honored during College’s 181st Founders Day

February 12, 2016 | Founders Day 2016
James A. Meagle Jr., a long-time fan and supporter of Marietta College athletics who died in 2015, will receive the 2016 Community Service Award during the annual Founders Day celebration on Thursday, Feb. 18.
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College’s entrepreneurial program returns on Jan 28

January 20, 2016 | PioPitch
PioPitch, a venue for local established and aspiring entrepreneurs to present their experiences and ideas, returns to Marietta College on Thursday, Jan. 28, in Thomas 124.
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McDonough Scholar chosen for Jepson Cambridge Program

January 11, 2016 | Jepson Cambridge Program
Marietta College’s Samantha Welch ’18 (Ennis, Montana) will join a distinguished group of McDonough Scholars who have participated in the University of Richmond’s Jepson Cambridge Program. Marietta has been sending students to the five-week summer program to study at Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, for nearly a decade.
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College names Michele Marra Assistant VP for Finance

January 5, 2016 | Business
Michele Marra, a financial expert in education, has been named Assistant Vice President for Finance at Marietta College. Marra, who will report to Marietta’s Vice President for Administration and Finance Dan Bryant, will oversee a wide range of financial and business services for the College. She officially started on Jan. 4.
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