Visiting painter Kaveri Raina to give public lecture on Feb. 28th

February 1, 2018 | Gallery 310
Visiting painter Kaveri Raina will give a public lecture at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 28th, at Marietta College’s Hermann Fine Arts Center. Raina’s lecture is free and open to the public in Hermann 308. Raina will also be part of the Gallery 310 exhibition, “Painterly Intricacies,” which opens Friday, Feb. 16th and continues until April 14th.
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Marietta College presents ‘Remembering September 11, 2001’

August 8, 2016 | 9/11
As the nation remembers those who died during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Marietta College will also pay tribute to the 15th anniversary this fall. Marietta College presents “Remembering September 11, 2001” is a display of 200 powerful and poignant photographs that document the attack of the World Trade Center and the days that...
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College inducts 10 into inaugural Mu Psi Kappa music honorary

April 10, 2017 | Honorary
Marietta College’s Music Department accomplished a long-standing goal when it established a chapter of Mu Psi Kappa, a music honorary, on Friday, April 7th.
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Annual Student Art Show opens Feb. 24 in Hermann Fine Arts

February 10, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College’s Art Department continues its exhibition season with “Swag: Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition,” from Feb. 24 to March 24 in the Hermann Fine Arts gallery. An opening reception is scheduled for 6-8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, on the third floor of Hermann.   This juried exhibition features work done between February 2011 and...
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Eight Marietta College students selected to perform with honor bands

January 4, 2018 | Honors Jazz Band
Eight Marietta College students, who are all members of the Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble, have been selected to perform with the honor bands during the Ohio Private College Instrumental Conductors Association (OPCICA) Honor Band Festival Weekend from January 20-21 at The College of Wooster. This will be the 30th annual...
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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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College to present 14th annual Merry Tuba Christmas with a twist

November 20, 2018 | Merry Tuba Christmas
When Marietta College presents the 14th annual Merry Tuba Christmas this December, there will be a new addition to the performance. Horns A Plenty, the French horn version of Tuba Christmas, will perform prior to the tubas at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, December 1st, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Poet/essayist Lia Purpura to conduct public reading on March 31st

March 8, 2017 | Public Reading
What is poetry for — and can it still matter in a world of tweets and images? Poet and essayist Lia Purpura asserts that poetry is “not the same kind of communication found in texting and fast images” but instead “writing is about living in and offering to others fragile and nuanced states of being that would not otherwise exist.”
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Wilcox balanced role of speech/drama professor while serving as Dean of Women

September 29, 2011 | 2011
During the holiday season of 1981, Christmas cards were sent out to former Marietta College colleagues of Ruth A. Wilcox.   Instead of extending her warm wishes for the holidays to the many friends she had still connected to the College, the card contained a letter from Wilcox’s nephew, Jack Haddorff, explaining that his aunt had passed away...
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College to present 9th annual Christmas with the Choirs on Dec. 6th

December 4, 2017
Marietta College’s Department of Music is excited to host the ninth annual Christmas with the Concert Choir and Orchestra on Wednesday, Dec. 6th. Concertgoers will be treated to the same, high-quality Christmas music of past performances as it begins at 7:30 p.m. in the beautiful Basilica of St. Mary of Assumption. Joining the choirs for a...
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Merry TubaChristmas returns to College for 11th straight year

December 1, 2015 | Merry Tuba Christmas
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music will host its 11th annual Merry TubaChristmas on Saturday, Dec. 5 in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. This event will begin with registration at the Band Rehearsal Hall at the corner of Third and Butler streets from 1-1:30 p.m. The ensemble will rehearse in the Band Hall and will...
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College celebrates Global Awareness Month throughout November

October 25, 2018 | Global Awareness
An abundance of activities are planned throughout November in celebration of Global Awareness Month. Christy Burke, Director of Education Abroad and International Recruitment, said her office, in conjunction with the office of Diversity & Inclusion, and the Asian Studies and Latin American Studies programs, has planned events starting...
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Marietta College receives $1 million gift for Music Therapy program

January 25, 2017 | Music Therapy
Marietta College President William N. Ruud is excited to announce a $1 million gift from Donald G. ’81 and Leslie Straub Ritter ’85 that will help start a Music Therapy program.
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Dept. of Music plans busy performance schedule for 2010-11

August 5, 2010 | news2010
During the 2010-11 school year, Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music will offer more than 20 performances—including the 84th annual presentation of Handel’s Messiah in December.
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Opera Workshop performance free, open to public on Nov. 14th

November 9, 2017 | Vocal Performance
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting an Opera Workshop performance — The Old Maid and the Thief — at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 14th, in Hermann 217.  The opera, which is under the direction of Instructor of Voice and Opera Dr. Amy Yekel, is free and open to the public.
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College presents yearlong series ‘Marietta’s Hidden Histories’

August 11, 2015 | Hidden HIstories
At times, it seems the histories of Marietta College and the City of Marietta are intertwined. This academic year, Marietta College plans to put a twist on this relationship by hosting Marietta’s Hidden Histories — six different presentations touching on the city’s interesting and colorful past. The series kicks off Monday, Sept. 28, with...
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College hosting Capoeira-style music, dance as part of Hispanic Heritage Month

September 27, 2018 | Modern Languages
Marietta College is hosting two days of music, workshops and dance in the Capoeira-style as a part of the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on October 5th-6th. The program features Mestre Caboclinho of Sacramento, California, and TABCAT (Tribo Afro Bahiana de Capoeira Angola Tradicional) with dancers from Columbus and Cincinnati.
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College hosts OMEA District IX High School Solo & Ensemble contest

January 17, 2017 | OMEA
Between 900-1,000 high school musicians will descend on the Marietta College campus to participate in the Ohio Music Education Association District IX High School Solo and Ensemble Contest on Saturday, Jan. 21. This will be the sixth year Marietta College has hosted this event, which features high school musicians representing 28 high...
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Marietta education professor speaking at national disability conference

April 14, 2006 | 2006
Marietta College's Dr. William Bauer, assistant professor and director of the Master of Arts in Education Program, is speaking at the national Americans with Disabilities Conference on April 21 at The Ohio State University. Bauer's topic is "For Cryin' Out Loud!! Can't You Hear ME?", which highlights his life growing up with a severe hearing...
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Marietta College celebrates the opening of new music therapy program

October 23, 2017 | Music Therapy
As is true for most alumni, Marietta College is the root of countless meaningful moments for Don and Leslie Straub Ritter. In addition to earning their degrees, the Ritters also gained lifelong friends, made lasting memories, and also met and married each other on the historic campus. On Friday, the couple made and shared yet another memory...
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Spring concerts feature talent of choirs, bands at Marietta

April 9, 2015 | Bands
Marietta College’s Department of Music is gearing up for its spring concert season, which begins with a Jazz Concert on Tuesday, April 14.
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College’s Floodstage performs ‘Titanium’ in video release

June 11, 2018 | Floodstage
Floodstage, Marietta College’s contemporary a cappella ensemble, recently released its video performance of Sia’s “Titanium.” “It’s a powerful text that sends the message that no matter what comes our way, we’ll remain strong,” said Dr. Jay Dougherty, Director of Choral Activities. “In a world as tumultuous as ours, this is a message we can...
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Looking at ways to enhance GIS offerings at Marietta College

December 14, 2016 | GIS
Zach Pope ’17 (Mechanicsburg, Ohio) had a cursory understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), but he wanted to learn more. Then he heard Dr. Matt Young, Professor of History, planned to teach a course in it and Pope had to give it a try.
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Senior makes finalist list for 25th annual College Photography Contest

January 24, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College senior Seth Wolfson, a native of Bloomfield, N.J., has been chosen as a finalist in the 25th annual College Photography Contest by Photographer’s Forum magazine.
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Ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for Music Therapy facilities

October 13, 2017 | Music Therapy
Ten months after receiving a generous $1 million gift from Don '81 and Leslie Straub Ritter '85, Marietta College is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the renovated space housing Music Therapy facilities and a recording studio at 4:30 p.m., Friday, October 20th. The facilities are located in McKinney Hall are part of the...
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