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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Homecoming 2016 a success

October 17, 2016 | Homecoming
With ideal weather and a record number of people registered for events (627), Marietta College’s 2016 Homecoming weekend was a huge success. Many alumni and friends of the College returned to campus a little early as they either participated in or wanted to witness the inauguration of Dr. William N. Ruud as Marietta’s 19th president.
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Recent College donations benefit multiple local organizations

August 6, 2019 | Donations
The good things in life become even better when they are shared with someone else. Marietta College recently went on a donating spree as they contributed furniture, desks, beds and various items to 12 local organizations. Hundreds of these high-quality items will stay in use after making their way to schools, camps, and local non-profit...
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Esbenshade Series returns for 37th season, features exciting performers

August 1, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
Marietta College is excited to team up with the Peoples Bank Theatre again to bring the entire community another exciting season of Esbenshade Series performances, which begin on Sunday, Sept. 17. The 37th season is highlighted by three musical performances, as well as best-selling author J.D. Vance and the talented dancers of Ailey II.
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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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More than 100 students expected to volunteer on Make a Difference Day

October 19, 2016 | Civic Engagement
For the past decade, participating in Make a Difference Day has become as much a tradition on the Marietta College campus as Homecoming and the Late Night Breakfast. More than 100 students are expected to participate again this year. The national Make a Difference Day campaign, which started in 1992, is on Saturday, October 22nd.
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Spring Band Concert's ‘Grateful Heart Farewell Tour’ to be finale for Kimball

April 22, 2019 | Band
Marshall C. Kimball will do his best to keep his emotions in check when Marietta College hosts its annual Spring Band Concert at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, April 27th. Kimball will officially be ending his 47-year career as a band director — the last 13 at Marietta College — as he directs his final performance. The concert, which is free and open...
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HOBY ambassadors will host Super Summer Kick Off on June 10th

June 1, 2017 | Civic Engagement
High school students from the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Program, which is conducting its annual Ohio South seminar at Marietta College, will be facilitating the Super Summer Kick Off from 2-4 p.m., Saturday, June 10th. It will be a day of educational, fun activities to help children start the summer break on the right foot. This...
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College presenting Merry Tuba Christmas for 13th consecutive year

November 27, 2017 | TubaChristmas
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music will host its 13th annual Merry Tuba Christmas on Saturday, Dec. 2nd in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. This event begins with registration at the Band Rehearsal Hall at the corner of Third and Butler streets from 1:00-1:30 p.m. The ensemble will rehearse in the Band Hall and will...
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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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College to host Community Education Forum on April 2nd

March 26, 2019 | Education Forum
Marietta College will host a 2019 Community Educational Forum with a focus on “Trauma Informed Schools,” from 6:00-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 2nd, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The forum is free and open to the public. This is the seventh annual series sponsored by the Southeast Ohio Teacher Development Collaborative (SEO-TDC), and it...
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Two budding entrepreneurs share 2017 PioBiz prize

April 4, 2017 | PioBiz
It was a competition between cupcakes and websites on Friday afternoon during the second annual PioBiz Business Plan Competition.
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Marietta College awarded federal grant for MLK Day of Service project

July 9, 2020 | Advancement
Vice President for Advancement Dr. Josh Jacobs is proud to announce that Marietta College has been awarded a grant of $15,545 by the Corporation for National Community Service (CNCS) — the U.S. federal agency for volunteering and service — for the 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Project.
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College’s Jazz Combo, Floodstage performing in Jazz Concert Nov. 7

October 27, 2017
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting a Fall Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. “The Jazz Concert is one of our lightest concerts on our concert schedule,” said Marshall C. Kimball, Music Department Chairman. “It’s one where people can truly relax and tap their...
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Béla Fleck, Abigail Washburn concert sold out

September 22, 2016 | esbenshade
Banjoists Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, who are also husband and wife, will take the stage at the Peoples Bank Theatre at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 9th, as part of Marietta College's Esbenshade Series.
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Retired President of PRO-TEC Coating to speak at Economic Roundtable on Jan. 31

January 25, 2019 | ERT
Paul Worstell, retired president of PRO-TEC Coating Company, will speak to the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Thursday, January 31st, at the Parkersburg Country Club. Worstell will speak about “Process Wrapped in Culture: PRO-TEC’s Performance Excellence Journey.” Worstell, the 2018-19 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence at...
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Philanthropist, business leader to deliver 2017 Commencement Address

March 15, 2017 | Commencement 2017
Robert R. Dyson ’68, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at The Dyson-Kissner-Moran Corporation, will deliver the address at Marietta College’s 2017 Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 7.
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Retired seminary professor/pastor to speak at Marietta College on Feb. 20

February 3, 2020 | Religion
Dr. J. Mary Luti, a retired seminary professor and United Church of Christ pastor, will speak about “The Social Protest of Saint Teresa” at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 20th, at Marietta College. Luti’s presentation, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Marietta College choirs performing Fall Concert on October 26th

October 23, 2017 | Fall 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., Thursday, October 26th. The concert, “Musical Joy,” will feature all Marietta College choirs, including Concert Choir, Women’s Choir and Floodstage — a contemporary a cappella. Dr. Jay Dougherty will...
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OSU’s Frederick Aldama headlines College’s Hispanic Heritage Month

September 13, 2016 | Modern Languages
Dr. Frederick Aldama, Arts & Humanities Distinguished Professor at The Ohio State University, will be at Marietta College making presentations and interacting with students on Monday, Sept. 19, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month on campus.
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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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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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‘The Playboy of the Western World’ opens Jan. 31 at Marietta College

January 21, 2020 | performance
Theatre instructor Melissa Hill Grande believes “The Playboy of the Western World” is the perfect performance for theater novices or regular audience members to find out what happens to a confessed murderer. The Theatre at Marietta College is excited about its performance of J.M. Synge’s play, which opens at 8:00 p.m., Friday, January 31st,...
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College to host esteemed domestic violence therapist on Oct. 2

September 29, 2017 | Domestic Violence
Jereme Ford’s life — from birth to young adulthood — was filled with suffering, pain, abandonment and loss, and that life could have put him on a path of violence and destruction. Instead, he chose understanding and compassion, education and outreach.
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Marietta College to be recognized as a Tree City USA

April 23, 2015 | Tree Campus USA
Marietta College will be recognized as a Tree Campus USA today in the Southeast Ohio awards ceremony hosted by the City of Athens Tree Commission and the ODNR Division of Forestry.  This is the first time Marietta College has been honored with this nationally recognized award. The City of Marietta was also recognized as a Tree City USA for...
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