Esbenshade Series features local artist, writer Julie Zickefoose on Nov. 14

November 1, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
Local naturalist, artist and writer, Julie Zickefoose will speak about her book, Saving Jemima: Life and Love With a Hard-luck Jay, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 14th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. Zickefoose thinks of herself as an “unsung, minor, rather dirty superhero. Her superpower: saving small, economically...
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Esbenshade Series opens Sept. 17th with Grammy-winner Giddens

September 1, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The Esbenshade Series at Marietta College opens with Grammy-winner Rhiannon Giddens at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 17th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. Tickets are sold out, but anyone who is interested in going should check with the Peoples Bank Theatre as the performance date gets closer. Giddens is a vocalist, violinist, banjo player and...
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Marietta students, employees ready to tackle Community Day projects

March 22, 2011 | 2011
With about 20 projects on tap and more than 200 volunteers coming from Marietta College’s students, faculty and staff, the annual Community Service Day should be a huge success on Saturday, March 26. Arielle Jennings, Director of Experiential Education and Service Learning said the format for Community Service Day has changed.
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Reed Fellow for Science and Technology to give April Leadership Q&A

April 3, 2018 | Leadership Q&A
Varun Sivaram, the Phillip D. Reed Fellow for Science and Technology at the Council on Foreign Relations, will be featured at a Leadership Q&A at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 19th, in Thomas 209. This event is free and open to the public. Sivaram is also a strategic advisor to the office of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Reforming the Energy...
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Medieval castle, permanent make up topics of next PioPitch

November 14, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Marietta College's PioPitch program, an entrepreneur-focused initiative, will feature Bill Grizer and Martha Jones from 4:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday, November 17th, in Thomas 124. In this session of PioPitch, Grizer and Jones will present their recent entrepreneurial activities and seek audience feedback.
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Concert Choir, Women’s Choir to perform at First Congregational Church

October 11, 2019 | Choir
Marietta College’s Department of Music will conduct its annual Fall Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, October 18th. The concert will be held at the First Congregational Church, 318 Front St., Marietta. “This year’s choirs are bigger than we’ve had in years,” said Dr. Jay Dougherty, Director of Choral Activities. “It’s so much fun to work...
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Local non-profits benefit from College’s furniture donation

August 10, 2017 | Service
A small team of local high school students spent Wednesday afternoon in school, though they weren’t actually hitting the books. Instead of showing off their brainpower, the students — most of whom attended Marietta High School and Parkersburg Catholic High School — used their arm and leg strength to haul traditional single-seat classroom...
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More than 250 attend Forbes' Q&A at McDonough Auditorium

February 20, 2007 | Leadership Q&A
More than 250 students, faculty, staff and community members were treated to a special Q&A session with Steve Forbes, President and Chief Executive Officer and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes magazine, in Marietta College's Alma McDonough Auditorium on Feb. 20. Forbes, who campaigned in 1996 and 2000 for the Republican nomination for the...
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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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Theatre at Marietta College excited about 2019-20 season

September 4, 2019 | Theatre
The Theatre at Marietta College is excited to announce that its 2019-20 season will feature six different productions, beginning with [title of show]. "After the relaunch of our musical theatre degree last year, we were looking for ways to provide more opportunities for those majors," said Artistic Director Andy Felt. "So, this year we are...
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Keynote speaker for 2nd annual MOV Entrepreneurship Expo keynote

August 4, 2017 | MOVEE
Organizers of the second annual Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo, which will be held on the Marietta College campus on Friday, Sept. 29, are pleased to announce this year’s keynote speakers will be Carol Roth and Chip Pickering. Roth, who will make her presentation at 1 p.m., is the creator of the Future File legacy planning system, a “...
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Ailey II’s Esbenshade Series performance sold out

February 15, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
Ailey II, the young company of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater that has been a showcase for talented emerging dancers and choreographers since 1974, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 4th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. The performance is free and open to the public at the Peoples Bank Theatre, 222 Putnam St., in...
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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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Five performances scheduled for 2019-20 Esbenshade Series at Marietta College

July 3, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
The 39th season of the Esbenshade Series at Marietta College, which features five performances, will highlight gifted musicians, dancers and speakers during the 2019-20 academic year. Each performance is free and open to the public at the Peoples Bank Theatre at 222 Putnam St., starting on Sunday, September 15th. Tanya Wilder, Director of...
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Marietta named one of Ohio’s best hometowns by Ohio Magazine

July 28, 2017 | Hometown
In the November 2017 issue of Ohio Magazine, Marietta will be recognized as one of the five best hometowns in the publications 12th annual “Ohio’s Best Hometowns” edition. “Judy and I, as well as our dog Fuzzy, have lived in Marietta for more than a year now, and it didn’t take us long to realize what an amazing hometown our community is,”...
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Local entrepreneurs to speak about successes, challenges at Feb. 8 PioPitch

February 2, 2018 | PioPitch
The next installment of PioPitch will feature two local entrepreneurs — Geoff Schenkel ’94 of Resolve Studios and Misti Sims of Little Black Dress Events — as this month’s focus is on creativity and innovation. Schenkel and Sims will start at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 8th, at Marietta College’s Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium.
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Marietta College to continue working on CARES project

October 21, 2016 | CARES
Officials at Marietta College are eager to continue working with the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center on a study of manganese exposure in youth as it relates to brain development. The partnership began in 2008 and will continue now that UC has been awarded a $3.18 million...
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Softball team raises more than $1,000 for Memorial’s Strecker Cancer Center

April 22, 2019 | Softball
The Marietta College softball program recently raised more than $1,000 through a raffle and plans to donate the earnings to the Strecker Cancer Center’s Breast Health Fund. The softball team chose to raise the money in honor of three local cancer survivors: Lisa Amrine, Vicki Ford, and Donna Venham — all of whom work or worked for Marietta...
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Marietta College celebrates Class of 2017 at 180th Commencement

May 7, 2017 | Commencement
Throughout his first year as Marietta College’s President, Dr. William N. Ruud has developed a bond with the student body that is clearly evident. That relationship was on full display during Marietta College’s 180th Commencement ceremony in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on Sunday. It was very clear following Amy Castle ’17 (Columbus,...
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Author J.D. Vance to speak at Marietta College on Thursday, Feb. 8

January 19, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
J.D. Vance, a Middletown, Ohio, native and author of the best-selling 2016 book, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, will speak at Marietta College as part of the 2017-18 Esbenshade Series.
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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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Ninth annual Mole Day 6k raises $900 for local charity

February 12, 2019 | Mole Day Race
The Marietta College Chemistry Club recently raised $900 for the MOV Gift of Life Foundation through its ninth annual Fluorine Mole Day 6k. The MOV Gift of Life Foundation was formed in 2017 by a group of local transplant recipients, living donors, candidates awaiting life-saving transplants, and people who care deeply about the cause. Among...
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Economist, attorney Robert Litan to speak at Milton Friedman Lecture

April 3, 2017 | Business & Economics
Economist and Attorney Robert Litan will deliver the keynote address at the 33rd annual Milton Friedman Lecture Series at Marietta College at 7:00 p.m., Monday, April 17th. Litan will make discuss “The Good Economy” in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Litan is a partner with Korein Tillery, LLC., and also is...
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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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Strong connection between MC, community shines with Esbenshade

October 11, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
Since 1980, Marietta College has been offering free community performances and speakers through the Frederica G. Esbenshade Series. While there have been many memorable moments over the years, those currently involved with the planning and organization of the program believe the series reached a new high before, during and after the Béla...
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