2000 graduate to serve as Schwartz Leader-in-Residence in 2019-20

May 2, 2019 | Leadership
Jaime Cleland '00 will return to Marietta College next school year as the 2019-20 Schwartz Leader-in-Residence. Currently, she is an acquisitions editor at the Modern Language Association where she works with college professors to develop books on teaching. Cleland will come to campus to lead workshops and projects involving publishing and...
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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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Marietta College inducts 14 into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

April 30, 2015 | Phi Beta Kappa
  Fourteen Marietta College seniors were 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 27.
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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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Communication and Media Studies chair makes presentation in Oxford

September 16, 2005 | 2005
Dr. Jack Hillwig, professor and chairman of the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Marietta College, recently made a presentation on book design and chaired two discussion sessions on books at the Third International Conference on the Book held at Oxford Brookes University in Oxford, England.
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Instructor Jordan Reed to present saxophone recital on April 25

April 15, 2019 | Recital
Saxophonist Jordan Reed, an instructor in Marietta College’s Department of Music, will be performing at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 25, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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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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What’s your goal?

March 11, 2015 | news2015
Marietta College offers more than 40 majors that will help you fulfill your professional goals. In addition to focusing on a major, Marietta students also receive a solid liberal arts education, which bolsters critical thinking skills as well as writing skills. Here are some you could consider:
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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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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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Students showcase late alumnus’ artwork

May 1, 2014 | news2014
As a History major, Kristen Onkka ’14 (Brecksville, Ohio) is familiar with the time and effort it takes to fully research a topic.
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Three seniors inducted into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

May 3, 2018 | Phi Beta Kappa
Three 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 30. The inductees, who will graduate May 6 during Marietta College’s 181st Commencement ceremony, were Franco Biondolillo (...
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Marietta College announces public events for December 2016

November 28, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its December 2016 schedule of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission to these events is free. For the most recent and updated information about Marietta College events, visit our Campus Calendar. For a schedule of athletic events, visit the Pioneers website. 12:00 p.m., December 2 — Three Marietta...
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Ninth annual All Scholars Day offers a variety of educational opportunities

April 10, 2019 | All Scholars Day
On Thursday, April 18th, not a single class will be conducted on Marietta College’s campus. However, it would be easy to make an argument that more learning and academic pursuits will take place than any other day throughout the year. Marietta College is conducting its ninth annual All Scholars Day, which is a campus-wide celebration of...
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New flute quartet to perform at Marietta College on Oct. 3

September 26, 2017 | Music
PANdemonium4 Flute Quartet, a newly formed group of teachers and performing professionals who represent a diverse group of Ohio universities, will be performing in concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 3rd, in Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. Compositions to be performed will include...
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Advertising students attend AAF Professional Development Luncheon

December 5, 2013 | 2013
Six Marietta College students, along with instructor Lori Smith, recently attended the American Advertising Federation’s Professional Development Luncheon in Cleveland. The students — Tyler Baltzell ’15 (Dayton, Ohio), Lauren Bush ’15 (Kent, Ohio), Lexi Callaway ’16 (Portage, Mich.), Mary Ervin ’16 (Lewis Center, Ohio), Margaret Price ’16 (...
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Marietta College inducts six into Sigma Tau Delta; one into Sigma Delta Pi

April 17, 2018 | English
Marietta College’s Department of English & Modern Languages recently inducted six students into Sigma Tau Delta and one student into Sigma Delta Pi as part of a larger awards program on April 3 in the Prince Forum. The students inducted into Sigma Tau Delta were Brianna Dietry ’19 (Doylestown, Ohio), Rachel Ewing ’20 (Stockton,...
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College’s Jazz Combo performing first concert on November 8th

October 28, 2016 | Jazz Concert
Marietta College’s Jazz Combo will present its first concert of the year at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 8th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The concert, which is under the direction of applied saxophone and jazz ensemble instructor Jordan Reed, will feature classic jazz standards written by some of the most recognizable names in the jazz...
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Four Marietta College groups to perform at Music at the Mall on April 5th

March 27, 2019 | Music
Marietta College’s Department of Music will have four different groups performing at Music at the Mall at 6:00 p.m., Friday, April 5th, at Grand Central Mall in Vienna, West Virginia. Admission is free. Performing will be the Marietta College Funk Band, Floodstage, Jazz Band, and the Pio Pep Band. The funk group is comprised of 15 musicians...
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Theatre Department announces ‘Caught in the Act’ performance season

August 30, 2013 | news2013
The Theatre at Marietta College will produce and perform three plays during the 2013-14 season, as well as wrap the year with the annual One-Act Festival as part of “Caught in the Act.” The season opens at 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20, with the first of five showings of Jean Genet’s “The Maids.”
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Spring Jazz, A Capella concert scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 19th

April 10, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Jazz Combo and Floodstage will team up for a spring Jazz and A Capella concert — Can’t Stop that Feeling! — at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 19th. The performance, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Marietta College announces public events for November 2016

October 18, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its November 2016 schedule of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission to these events is free. For the most recent and updated information about Marietta College events, visit our Campus Calendar. For a schedule of athletic events, visit the Pioneers website. 7:00 p.m., November 1 — Tony Fiore, an...
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Manchur to give piano recital March 26th at Marietta College

March 20, 2019
Dr. Jeff Manchur, a solo and collaborative pianist, will perform a solo piano recital at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 26th, at Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital, “Choosing Joy: Music from a Cancer Journey,” is free and open to the public. It will feature music by Beethoven, Brahms, and North American composers Amy Beach...
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