English & Modern Languages announce student awards, scholarships

June 4, 2018
Marietta College’s Department of English & Modern Languages handed out a number of student awards and scholarships at the end of the spring semester. Tyson Kemp ’19 (Vincent, Ohio) led the way with four honors, including the Charlene Samples Creative Writing Scholarship, which is renewable for four years. He also received the Kremer...
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TSE partners with Marietta College to form the First ScriptU

January 24, 2017 | TSE
In January, TSE Services, LLC and Marietta College announced the successful first semester activation of ScriptU as part of the Sports Management undergraduate degree program at Marietta College. ScriptU involves unique course material, designed by Rick Smith, Assistant Professor for Sports Management, focused on teaching proper live event...
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Phi Beta Kappa gets 16 new members

April 30, 2013 | news2013
Sixteen Marietta College seniors were recently inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa society, which was established in 1860 at the College. The ceremony was held in the Trustee Conference Room of the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on Monday, April 29.
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Three faculty members honored with Harness Outstanding Educator Award

February 12, 2019 | Harness Award
Rick Smith believes people remember experiences, whether it’s attending a professional sporting event or his class at Marietta College. “In sports, you can’t sell wins and losses, but you can sell the experience,” he said. Smith, an Assistant Professor of Sport Management, is one of three Marietta College professors receiving the annual...
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‘Last Chance U’ star Brittany Wagner to speak at Marietta on March 1

October 5, 2017 | Sports Management
Brittany Wagner, who quickly became the star of the Netflix docu-series Last Chance U, will visit Marietta College on Thursday, March 1st, to lecture about the importance of students maintaining focus on their academics.
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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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Education Department receives $224,000 Ohio Deans Compact grant

September 18, 2019 | Advancement
Gone are the days when students with special needs are separated from the general education classroom on a full-time basis. Educators at Marietta College say that’s a good thing and they are training the next generation of teachers to educate children of all abilities in the same classroom.
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Two recent graduates share the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award

May 9, 2018 | Special Collections
Marietta College’s Hailey Bennett ’18 (Marietta, Ohio) and Mandee Young ’18 (Poca, West Virginia) were recently named co-winners of the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award, which is awarded annually by the Legacy Library. Bennett won for her infographic on the Washington County Library, while Young won for her...
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Physician Assistant students connect with local preschoolers

December 17, 2016 | PA Program
Good habits start young, which is why Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Graduate Program is teaming up with the Ely Chapman Education Foundation (ECEF) this fall to help teach preschoolers about healthy living. Ely Chapman is a nonprofit organization providing academic support and mentoring to children living in the Mid-Ohio Valley. In...
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Three Marietta students set to compete in Peoples Bank Case Competition

Marietta College students Ashley Klopfenstein ’20 (Cicero, Indiana), Rachel George ’20 (Lake Forest, Illinois) and Stephen True ’19 (Sykesville, Maryland) are competing in the seventh annual Peoples Bank Undergraduate Business Case Competition on Saturday, February 9th. A total of 15 teams from 14 colleges and universities are planning to...
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Students, faculty connect with professionals during AAPL meeting

September 18, 2017 | AAPL
The Marietta College Landman Association hosted the monthly meeting of the Michael Late Benedum Chapter (MLBC) of the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) on September 14th in the Andrews Hall Great Room. Hosting the meeting served as the most recent example of the growth of the Land and Energy Management program at Marietta...
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Marietta celebrates 12th Physician Assistant graduating class

July 21, 2015 | Graduation
The 36 Physician Assistant students who graduated from Marietta College on Saturday, July 18, joined a special group of The Long Blue Line.
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Newest Rickey Scholars excited about possibilities that await at Marietta College

August 30, 2019 | Rickey Scholars
Margaret Russell ’23 (Chesapeake, Virginia) likes efficiency. It doesn’t have to be her way, she says, as long as it’s more efficient. “I can’t stand inefficiency,” she says. “I like problem solving.” The freshman Physics major is one of two Rickey Scholarship recipients. The full-tuition scholarship is awarded to qualified students...
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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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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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Faculty members continue to expand their fields through research

March 16, 2020 | Faculty News
McCoy Professor of Psychology Dr. Mark Sibicky uses a unique analogy when it comes to his research. “I think of it in terms of a parade. I always want to be in the parade, and I know I won’t be at the front of it, but at least I’m not standing on the sidewalk watching it go by,” he said. 
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Seven Marietta students selected for OPCICA Honor Band

January 22, 2019 | Music
Seven Marietta College students have been selected by the Ohio Private College Instrumental Conductors Association (OPCICA) to perform in both the Honor Concert Band and Honor Jazz Ensemble on Jan. 26-27. This year’s Honor Band Weekend will be hosted at Capital University Conservatory of Music. The concert begins at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan....
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Marietta College establishes Phi Theta Kappa scholarship

August 28, 2017 | Phi Theta Kappa
Marietta College, one of the nation’s top liberal arts institutions, has instituted a new scholarship for Phi Theta Kappa honor society members. Steve Lazowski, Vice President for Enrollment Management, said Marietta College is committed to attracting the best and brightest transfer students from two-year colleges. Each scholarship is a one-...
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Recent Marietta graduate receives ‘Critical Language’ scholarship

Marietta College’s Eric Miranda-Marin ’15 (Olmsted Falls, Ohio) is one of approximately 550 U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who received a scholarship from the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Program in 2015.
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New course allows students to experiment with 3D projects

June 13, 2019 | 3D Printers
Marietta College first-year student Mitch Nelsen ’22 grew up around cars. He also worked with Legos as a kid, so building and tinkering is just something he’s always loved to do. This semester, he’s been ‘tinkering’ with 3-D printing. It’s a course custom built for someone like him because students aren’t just learning about 3-D printing,...
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College adds Irene Neu Study Area to Legacy Library

April 27, 2018 | Legacy Library
The Dr. Irene D. Neu Jones ’44 Legacy Library Endowment continues to make an impact at Marietta College. On Saturday, April 21st, the College unveiled the Irene Neu Study Area on the first floor of Legacy Library. Nine study nooks for private individual study space were created.
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College honors 21 students during December Graduation Celebration

December 11, 2016 | Commencement
A few students were emotional, others were smiling ear to ear and a couple just wanted to hand the microphone off to the next person. That’s typically how Marietta College’s annual December Graduation Celebration — an informal event to acknowledge the newest members of The Long Blue Line. Twenty-one of the possible 46 graduates participated...
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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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Visiting Entrepreneur-in-Residence to join Marietta College Feb. 26

February 20, 2020 | Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Angie Stocklin, co-founder and former Chief Operating Officer for One Click Internet Ventures, will join Marietta College as the second Visiting Entrepreneur-in-Residence during the spring semester. Stocklin will begin working with students on Wednesday, February 26th and Thursday, February 27th. She will also return in April for three days...
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