David McCullough, author of ‘The Pioneers,’ to speak in Marietta on May 31, June 1

April 8, 2019 | Book Release
Tickets are now available to see and hear Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough, who is making two special appearances in Marietta to promote his new book The Pioneers, on May 31 and June 1. McCullough will conduct a book discussion and a Q&A at 7:00 p.m., Friday, May 31st, hosted by Marietta College at the Peoples Bank...
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Exhibition to feature work of former professor William Gerhold

September 28, 2017 | Gallery 310
The Marietta College Art Department’s newest exhibition will showcase the work of William Gerhold, a nature lover, and former Marietta professor. “Nature, Landscape, and Essence: Selected Artwork by William Gerhold,” will open in Gallery 310 on Friday, October 20th with an opening reception and music by Sadie Johnson ’19 from 4:00-6:00 p.m....
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Concert Choir Wine Tasting/Silent Auction set for Jan. 24

January 14, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College's Concert Choir is hosting its sixth annual Wine Tasting, Dinner, and Silent Auction fundraiser on Friday, Jan. 24, at the Hermann Fine Arts Center. Doors open and auction items will available for viewing at 6 p.m. with dinner beginning at 6:45.  This year’s event features a three-course dinner and six wines provided by...
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Late Romantic Opera pieces to be featured in faculty recital

January 13, 2020 | Faculty News
Marietta College’s Dr. Amy Yekel and Merewyn Weinkauf will present a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m., Friday, January 24th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital is free and open to the public. Music performed will include sets by Richard Strauss, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Antonin Dvorák and Richard Wagner. The performance will also feature...
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Art students honored during annual juried exhibition at Marietta College

April 18, 2018 | Student News
During Marietta College’s annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opening reception, the Art Department announced multiple awards including France Moise ’20 (Naples, Florida) as Best in Show. Moise, who is majoring in both Psychology and Studio Art, won for her oil on canvas, “Nueve Once.”
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Marietta College choirs performing Fall Concert on October 28th

October 18, 2016 | Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct its annual Fall Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, October 28th. The concert, which is under the direction of new conductor Dr. Jay Dougherty, will feature the Concert Choir and the Women’s Choir performing all types of choral music. The...
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Marietta College’s Music Therapy degree receives AMTA Accreditation

March 22, 2019
Two years after receiving a $1 million gift to start the program, Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is pleased to announce the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) has granted the Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy degree program full accreditation.
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College Theatre excited to welcome community members onto stage

September 7, 2017 | Theatre
A sense of community is a defining feature of life on campus at Marietta College and throughout the surrounding town. This year, that communal spirit will be most prominently displayed in the Hermann Fine Arts Center as The Theatre at Marietta College’s 2017-18 season centers around the theme “Of, For & By Our Community.” Following that...
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Class teaches students to fight safely for performances

September 13, 2013 | news2013
Last semester, Assistant Professor of Theatre Andy Felt began teaching a class in which students learned how to hurt or kill someone — and then do it safely on stage. The art is called stage combat.
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Christmas with the Choirs returns for 11th year

November 25, 2019 | Christmas
Marietta College’s Department of Music is pleased to host the 11th annual Christmas with the Choirs at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 3rd, at the Basilica of St. Mary of Assumption. There will be high-quality Christmas music that is sung by the Marietta College Concert Choir, Women's Choir, the Marietta Children’s Choir, and the Veritas...
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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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Students honored during annual Juried Art Show at Marietta College

March 6, 2019 | Juried Art Show
The Marietta College Art Department announced the winners of multiple awards during the opening reception of its annual Juried Art Show. Among the winners was Leah Seaman ’21 (Philippi, West Virginia), who won Best in Show for her piece titled “How Are You Feeling Today?” At first glance, the piece displays four separate emotions — surprise...
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College’s PioPitch to feature six programs during 2017-18 school year

August 31, 2017 | PioPitch
With each session revolving around a different intriguing topic, this year’s PioPitch series at Marietta College is sure to excite and inspire many entrepreneurial minds throughout the campus and local community. The 2017-18 season of PioPitch will feature engaging problem-solving sessions led by entrepreneurs working in a variety of areas....
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College’s Jazz Combo conducting annual Fall Concert on Nov. 7

October 31, 2019 | Jazz Concert
Marietta College’s Jazz Combo is having its annual Fall Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 7th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Sharing the stage with the Jazz Combo will be the newly-formed Marietta Faculty Jazz Trio, which includes Dr. Andy Francis, Scott Kitchen, and Combo Director Jordan Reed. The Jazz Combo will be playing four...
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The Romeros in Concert closes out 2017-18 Esbenshade Series season

March 30, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
The Romeros, known to millions as “The Royal Family of the Guitar,” will perform at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 15th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. The Romeros were founded by the legendary Celedonio Romero with his sons Celin, Pepe and Angel in 1958. With a 55-year plus history, The Romeros have built an enviable discography.
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s forthcoming project focuses on one of Marietta’s forefathers

September 30, 2016 | history
A figure closely tied to the establishment of the city of Marietta and of Marietta College is the focus of historical author David McCullough’s forthcoming book. The two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author visited with members of Marietta College’s History Department and Legacy Library recently to announce his latest project, which will...
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Esbenshade Series wraps season with Havana Cuban All-Stars on March 10th

February 19, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
The final performance of the 2018-19 Esbenshade Series features Asere in the Havana Cuban All-Stars Show at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 10, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The Havana Cuba All-Stars are some of Cuba’s greatest musicians. The All-Stars will be performing “Nights in Old Havana” with Banda “Asere” and Bailes de...
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College receives historic paintings from descendants of Israel Putnam

July 21, 2017 | Legacy Library
When Ben Wilton visited Marietta College’s Legacy Library in 2013 to donate a manuscript by Northwest Territory pioneer Samuel Prescott Hildreth, he was impressed with everything he saw that day. “Marietta College has a wonderful library,” said Ben, who lives in Buffalo, New York. “It’s why I knew this was the right place to donate these...
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Former baseball star enters short movie in dozens of film festivals

October 5, 2012 | 2012
The name Mike Eisenberg ’09 often evokes remembrances of a hard pitch exploding into a catcher’s glove, the number 30 billowing on the back of a pinstriped uniform and the dust of the diamond floating around a team of celebrating championships. But this former Etta Express star has taken his career off the mound in recent years.  Now he...
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‘She Kills Monsters’ opens at Marietta College on Oct. 31

October 18, 2019 | Theatre
Magic and monsters are coming to the Mid-Ohio Valley with the Theatre at Marietta College’s upcoming production of “She Kills Monsters” by acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen.
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Marietta College hosts pianist Dr. Richard Masters from Virginia Tech on March 25th

March 20, 2018 | Music
Dr. Richard Masters, who has been praised by critics as being “extraordinary” and “astounding,” will perform at Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 25th. The guest recital, which is sponsored by the College’s Department of Music, is free and open to the public. Masters is a soloist, opera coach, chamber...
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Marietta College announces public events for October 2016

September 20, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its October 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.
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Michael Garriga selected as inaugural Carol Lucas Visiting Author

February 11, 2019 | English
Marietta College will be hosting Michael Garriga as its inaugural Carol L. Lucas ’70 Visiting Author. Garriga will be giving a public reading at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 28th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium with a question and answer session following his work.
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Marietta College’s Spring Band Concert features two celebrity performances

April 12, 2017 | Spring Band Concert
Marietta College’s annual Spring Band Concert — which features the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 25th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre — will include two celebrity performers. Dr. William N. Ruud, Marietta’s 19th President, will play clarinet on two of the pieces being performed by the Symphonic Band. Ruud, an all...
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