Marietta College forges after-school partnership with Ely Chapman

September 15, 2016 | Experiential Learning
Marietta College officials are excited to announce the launch of a new initiative aimed at providing entrepreneurship and computer coding skills to area middle school students. As part of the Ely Chapman Education Foundation afterschool program, Marietta College students will be delivering a year-long curriculum to middle school students to...
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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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Marietta College’s Spring Jazz Concert scheduled for April 18th

April 11, 2017 | Jazz Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting its annual Spring Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 18th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public, however a free will donation will be taken during the concert. The Marietta College Jazz Combo, under the direction of...
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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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Marietta College Faculty Music Recital scheduled for Feb. 13

February 6, 2018 | Faculty Recital
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting a Faculty Music Recital at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 13th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital features the musical talents of four faculty members — Christopher Bowmaster (clarinet), Jordan Reed (saxophone) Merewyn Weinkauf (piano) and Dr. Andrew Francis...
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Exciting performers scheduled for 36th season of the Esbenshade Series

August 16, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
For anyone who hasn’t attended an Esbenshade Series performance at Marietta College in recent years — or if you have — you should be in for a real treat this year as the schedule is filled with exciting acts. Musical acts are the driving force behind this year’s five events — four of which will be held at the new Peoples Bank Theatre in...
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Esbenshade Series features MOMIX’s Opus Cactus on Feb. 17

January 30, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
MOMIX’s dancers will perform Opus Cactus at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series at Peoples Bank Theatre.
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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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Marietta College’s Gallery 310 offers new exhibition starting on Feb. 16

January 22, 2018 | Gallery 310
Five years after it opened, Marietta College’s Gallery 310 will host the exhibition, “Painterly Intricacies: Selected Artwork from the Dr. Richard Krause Collection and Visiting Painter, Kaveri Raina.”
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Marietta adding Organizational Social Responsibility program

March 10, 2016 | OSR
In an era when corporations are being asked to look at carbon accounting, approach financial planning through the lens of sustainability and minimize environmental impact, Marietta College is excited to announce a new minor and certificate in Organizational Social Responsibility.
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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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Annual Honor High School Recital chance for area musicians to shine

March 13, 2017 | Honors Recital
Nine area high school students were recently recognized for their musical talents during the sixth annual Honor High School Solo Recital at Marietta College. Shenandoah High School’s Corey Feldner (tuba) earned first place in the instrumental division, Marietta High School’s Luanna Wriston (soprano) won first place in the vocal division, and...
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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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Pioneer Summer Theatre to perform nine shows downtown in June, July

The Pioneer Summer Theatre (PST) at Marietta College is excited to present nine performances — five of Romeo and Juliet and four of Bye Bye Birdie —in late June and early July. The opening performance of Romeo and Juliet is scheduled for 8:30 p.m., Thursday, June 27th, at the gazebo in East Muskingum Park on Front Street. Bye Bye Birdie...
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Senior art student participates in prestigious New York drawing marathon

September 23, 2017 | Art
It took a little nudge from a professor to get Hailey Bennett ’18 to apply for the New York Studio School Drawing Marathon that was held in September. Even then, Bennett was still hesitant about the possibility of spending a week in New York City doing almost nothing but drawing. “I didn’t expect to be accepted,” she says. “However, they...
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89th performance of Messiah scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 6

December 1, 2015 | Messiah
Marietta College’s Oratorio Chorus, Women’s Choir and Orchestra are preparing for the 89th performance of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah, which is scheduled for 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6. The performance is free and open to the public at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption. Donations will be accepted.
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Marietta College’s Music Department hosting Fall Jazz & A Cappella Concert

November 6, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting the Fall Jazz & A Cappella Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 8th at the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The concert, which will feature a large variety of styles and genres of music, is free and open to the public.
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Shaolin Warriors to take stage for March 5th Esbenshade performance

February 28, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The return of the Esbenshade Series this semester brings with it the chance to witness a theatrical production of world-renowned Kung Fu when The Shaolin Warriors take the stage at the Peoples Bank Theatre at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 5th. Tickets for this show are sold out.
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Marietta College inducts three students into music honorary

May 10, 2019 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music recently inducted three musicians into the music honorary Mu Psi Kappa. This was the third class to be inducted into Marietta’s chapter of the honorary. The musicians who were inducted included Vocal Performance student Megan Ross ’19 (Fairlawn, Ohio), Physics student Ryan...
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Bands to perform ‘Suite Music’ concert at Peoples Bank Theatre

November 20, 2017 | Band Concert
The Peoples Bank Theatre will come alive with the sound of music as the Marietta College Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will perform the annual Fall Band Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 30. The concert is entitled “Suite Music,” and it is free and open to the public. Doors to the theatre open at 6:30 p.m. A free-will offering will be...
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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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Marietta College’s Music Therapy program to host events

October 2, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music and the Don ’81 and Leslie Straub Ritter ’85 Music Therapy Program are excited to announce that they are offering two music therapy opportunities that are open to the public in October. Both events are free of charge. On Tuesday, October 9th from 6:00-7:00 p.m., there will be a...
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College welcomes clarinet recital to campus on January 23rd

January 18, 2017 | Phillip Paglialonga
Virginia Tech clarinet professor Phillip Paglialonga is presenting a guest recital at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital is free and open to the public. The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is hosting Paglialonga. The periodical, The Clarinet, describes Paglialonga as “a phenomenal musician …...
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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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College hosting annual Spring Choral Concert on April 26th

April 17, 2019 | Spring Choral Concert
Marietta College’s Department of Music will conduct its annual Spring Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 26th. The concert will be held at the First Congregational Church, 318 Front St., Marietta. “This is our end-of-year concert and I’m very excited to showcase what we’ve been working on all semester,” said Dr. Jay Dougherty,...
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