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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Athletic Training program takes nine students to Australia

June 17, 2013 | 2013
It is common knowledge on Marietta College’s campus that the Athletic Training major is one with practical experience that is often practiced away from the classrooms in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center.
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College announces 2011 Who’s Who Among Students

March 12, 2011 | 2011
Twenty-three students from Marietta College have been selected for the 2011 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” This award, one of the more prestigious the academic community can bestow, gives national recognition to outstanding campus leaders of the year. Students have been honored in the annual...
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Automotive industry VP appointed to McDonough Center Committee

November 21, 2005 | 2005
Nancy Gougarty, vice president of Business and Product Planning at TRW Automotive of Michigan, was recently appointed to the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business Charter Committee at Marietta College for the 2005-06 academic year.
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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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Awards handed out at annual Juried Art Exhibition

February 25, 2015 | 2015
Marietta College's Art Department recently handed out 11 awards and named three students to its Circle of Excellence during the opening reception of the Annual Juried Student Exhibition.
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Banking executive to speak at April Economic Roundtable

March 12, 2012 | 2012
Sandra Pianalto, President and Chief Executive Officer at Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, is the April speaker for the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley. She will speak during the ERT’s luncheon on Monday, April 2, at the Lafayette Hotel in Marietta, Ohio. Pianalto’s talk is on “The Fed and the Economy: Striving for Stability.”
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John Cotton Society conducts first Recognition Ceremony

May 16, 2008 | 2008
With more than 70 combined years of service to Marietta College's Board of Trustees, five individuals were honored during the inaugural Dr. John Cotton Society Trustee Society Recognition Ceremony at the President's House on May 15.
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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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‘Only Love Project Photo Campaign’ scheduled for April 22

April 18, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion is hosting the inaugural “Only Love Project Photo Campaign,” an initiative aimed at creating a safe and accepting campus, on Monday, April 22. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Kremer Amphitheatre.
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1978 grad makes final fall presentation of MC's Physics Colloquium

November 11, 2005 | 2005
Dr. Greg Smith, who graduated from Marietta College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics in 1978, made the final presentation of the Physics Colloquium fall season on Friday, Nov. 11. Smith spoke to a crowd of about 50 people on his work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee and the field of neutron scattering. In 2002...
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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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‘Chemists go to War’ up next in College’s WWI speaker series

February 11, 2015 | 2015
  Marietta College’s Dr. Jim Jeitler will make the fifth presentations in the World War I colloquium — Exploring the Great War — at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 23, in Thomas 124.
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Marietta competes in two forensic events at Ohio University

January 31, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College’s Andrew Kasick ’13 (Marietta, Ohio) won two awards, including a first-place finish in Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking, in the Ohio University Alumni Tournament on Sunday, Jan. 29. Marietta won a total of 12 awards, including Kasick’s fifth-place finish in Varsity Impromptu Speaking.
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'Great Decisions Series' opens 2008 season Jan. 27 in McDonough

January 14, 2008 | 2008
The Marietta branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the McDonough Center are co-hosting this spring's 2008 Great Decisions Series - a six-week long educational program designed to enrich local community members' understanding of international issues. The series opens Jan. 27 on Marietta College's campus.
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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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Annual Senior Art Exhibition opens with gala on Friday, April 12

March 29, 2013 | 2013
For Marietta College’s 11 senior Art and Graphic Design students, the job of organizing and completing their senior capstone project began long before they arrived back on campus in August. It actually started on their first day in the fall of 2009 as freshmen when they took their first art course in the Hermann Fine Arts Center.
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FYE Fitness Challenge opens students’ eyes to healthy living options

October 11, 2010 | 2010
Although Marietta College’s Elizabeth Moore ’14 (Medina, Ohio) will be getting a free T-shirt for improving her wellness, the long term rewards are much more satisfying. In conjunction with Provost Rita Smith-Kipp’s theme of Health and Wellness the FYE (Freshmen Year Experience) 102 classes have been given a wellness challenge, one that Moore...
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College hands out $3,000 in grants through Hartel Program

September 9, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College has awarded $3,000 in grants through its Hartel Program to support programs on campus. "These programs would honor Bill Hartel in a way that he would really appreciate. He was focused on freshman retention and social activism," said Marietta College Provost Dr. Sue DeWine. "These projects selected by Bill Bauer for funding,...
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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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Free community shows announced for College’s planetarium

February 2, 2015 | Free Shows
Marietta College’s Anderson Hancock Planetarium has announced the free community shows for February, March, and April.
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Award-winning journalist, author to speak on MLK Day at College

January 11, 2012 | 2012
Though it took only 17 minutes for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to deliver his “I Have a Dream” speech, his words to the American people calling for the end of discrimination and insistence on equality for all stands as one of the most influential messages of the 20th century.  
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Finance professor selected to teach in Fulbright Scholar Program

November 8, 2007 | 2007
Before accepting an appointment in the Fulbright Scholar Program, Marietta College's Dr. James Falter had just one request. "I wanted to know I was going to be safe. I know I'll be away from my family and there will be language and cultural barriers, but since Albania is in a state of transition from decades of communist control, I needed to...
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