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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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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2015 graduate can add Ross Fellow to his résumé

April 28, 2015 | Ross Fellow
When Joe Andler ’15 (Canal Fulton, Ohio) moves out of his residence hall on May 3, he will likely take a few moments and reflect on the impact Marietta College has made on his life. “It hasn’t hit me yet that I won’t be here any more. It’s bittersweet in every bit of the word,” he said. “I’m ready to get on with my life, but I’m not excited...
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College to offer overflow viewing area for Friday’s McCullough book discussion

May 28, 2019 | Book Release
Though David McCullough’s presentation of his latest book, The Pioneers, at Peoples Bank Theatre is sold out, there is still an opportunity to watch the Pulitzer Prize winning author’s discussion Friday evening. Marietta College will offer an overflow viewing area in the Alma McDonough Auditorium, which is located on campus in the McDonough...
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Close to 200 students to participate in College’s annual All Scholars Day on April 20th

April 10, 2018 | All Scholars Day
When April arrives, you can sense a change on the Marietta College campus. It’s almost like you can hear the clock ticking as students try to wrap up projects, write papers and study for tests before the semester comes to an end and Commencement hits in May. A major reason why there is a buzz of activity is the hundreds of students getting...
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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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2019 McCoy Professor honor shared by faculty from English, Biology

December 19, 2018 | McCoy Professor
Nicole Livengood describes her style of teaching as “energetic.” As an English professor, Dr. Livengood teaches students from a variety of majors. She said her interactive lectures help her engage her students. Livengood recently was named a 2019 McCoy Professor, the highest honor bestowed on professors at Marietta College. Biology...
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Forbes.com continues to rank Marietta among best U.S. Colleges

August 9, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has once again been recognized among “America’s Top Colleges,” in an annual report published by Forbes.com. Of the approximately 3,000 accredited colleges and universities in the United States, Forbes ranks 650 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students achieve.
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Education Department hosting 24-hour Teach-a-Thon

March 12, 2015 | news2015
For 24 consecutive hours, someone from Marietta College’s Education Department will be teaching a class in Erwin Hall starting at 8 a.m., Tuesday, March 31.
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Marietta College inducts 16 students into business honoraries

May 6, 2019 | Business
Marietta College recently inducted 12 students into Tau Pi Phi, the national business honorary, and four students into Omicron Delta Epsilon, the national honorary for economics.
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Chemistry professor excited for new opportunity in Worthington Center

March 12, 2018 | Legacy Library
Dr. Debbie Egolf will begin her 30th year at Marietta College on Aug. 1, and with it will come new responsibilities and many more challenges. And she couldn’t be more pleased. Egolf will become the Director of the Worthington Center for Teaching Excellence (WCTE) one month shy of her anniversary date on July 1. She is the fourth faculty...
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Education majors generate excitement about history in local elementary school

December 7, 2016 | Community
Dressed in a denim jumpsuit and red bandana — in the same vein as Rosie the Riveter — Hannah Offenberger ’17 (Waterford, Ohio) asked a group of Harmar Elementary students on Thursday (December 1st) if they knew where they were and what they’d be doing. “That’s right,” she responded to one of the children, “we’re in 1917 America, in a...
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Departments using social media outlets to connect

November 30, 2010 | Social Media
Elbowing their way out of what was once a forum for friends to talk about weekend plans, today’s social networking sites have transformed into tools that colleges are using to recruit new students, heighten the educational experience of current students and to bring alumni back into the fold.
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Physics Honor Society welcomes Cincinnati Observatory astronomer on Feb. 27

February 5, 2020 | Sigma Pi Sigma
Dean Regas, former co-host of the PBS TV show Star Gazers, will be speaking at Marietta College at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 27th, at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. His topic is “I Want to Believe: Returning to an Age of Reason.” Marietta College’s chapter of Sigma Pi Sigma (physics honor society) is hosting the public science lecture...
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Rickey Scholar excited about opportunities of being a Physics major

December 3, 2018 | Rickey Scholars
Marietta College freshman Alex Blackston ’22 (Lancaster, Ohio) isn’t sure which career he will pursue, but he’s certain majoring in physics will provide a foundation for whatever path he chooses. “I like physics because of the analytical system of thought that it teaches you,” he said. “I want to be an entrepreneur and physics exposes you to...
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Marietta’s Physician Assistant program graduates 14th class

July 22, 2017 | Commencement 2017
As more than 250 family and friends packed into the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, a steady rain — along with lightning and thunder — fell outside as Marietta College conducted its 14th Physician Assistant graduation ceremony. The 36 graduates join a special group of The Long Blue Line, as only 351 others who have earned the degree from the...
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Seven seniors inducted into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

May 1, 2019 | Phi Beta Kappa
Seven Marietta College seniors were inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa society, which was established in 1860 at the College, during a ceremony that was held in the Betty Cleland Room on Monday, April 29. The inductees, who will graduate May 5 during Marietta College’s 182nd Commencement ceremony, were Tristan Bailey (Massillon,...
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Marietta College’s Founders Day awards and honors announced

February 27, 2018 | Founders Day
During the 2018 Founders Day ceremony, Marietta College recognized faculty, staff and community members with a variety of honors and awards. The following individuals were honored on February 15th:
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College's first summer program to prepare incoming freshmen for college life considered huge success

October 5, 2016 | Student Success
The group of 13 incoming freshmen sitting in the Academic Resource Center in Andrews Hall in June learned many valuable tools while they spent three days on campus as part of the PioPREP Academy. One in particular, was that their education at Marietta College would not be a “sink or swim” experience.
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Nine students inducted into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

April 28, 2010 | Phi Beta Kappa
Nine Marietta College seniors were recently inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa society, which was established in 1860 at the College, during a special ceremony in the Betty Cleland Room of the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business on Monday, April 26.
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