Aussie Adventure: Lauren McKiernan ’10 cherishes her semester Down Under

September 14, 2009 | 2009
Lauren McKiernan ’10 (Parkersburg, W.V.) had never traveled by herself before, so the thought of spending a semester in Australia was a little daunting at first. “The hardest part about living in Australia was making the transition in the very beginning,” McKiernan said. “I didn’t know anyone on the entire continent and had never traveled...
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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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Author of ‘The Physics of NASCAR’ to speak on campus Nov. 6

October 21, 2013 | 2013
Dr. Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, author of The Physics of NASCAR, knows a thing or two about driving fast — at least the science part of it. Marietta College’s Department of Physics is excited to welcome Leslie-Pelecky at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6. She is scheduled to talk about “The Physics of Speed” in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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‘Greatest Party in the World’ highlights Senior Week activities

April 4, 2011 | 2011
Alex Edelbrock ’11 (Findlay, Ohio) is looking forward to spending a final week with her friends before graduating from Marietta College on May 8. “I can’t wait to spend a week hanging out with my friends once classes are finished and right before we all graduate,” Edelbrock said. Edelbrock will be able to join her fellow graduating seniors...
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Athletic Training instructor presenting case study at OATA meeting

April 26, 2006 | 2006
Sarah Manspeaker, an instructor in Marietta College's Department of Athletic Training, is presenting a case study "Corrected Aortic Coarctation in a Collegiate Soccer Athlete" at the Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium on May 5 in Cincinnati.
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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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‘E.E. Cummings: Pacifist, Prisoner, Poet’ next in WWI speaker series

April 22, 2015 | 2015
Marietta College’s Dr. Bev Hogue will make the seventh and final presentation in the World War I colloquium — Exploring the Great War — at 7 p.m., Monday, April 27, in Thomas 124.
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Attorney and 1970 graduate returns as Fitzgerald EIR

May 1, 2012 | 2012
As a new retiree, Earle Jay Maiman ’70 continues to do one thing he truly loves — teaching the value and art of advocacy. Maiman, who was a trial lawyer in Cincinnati for 30 years, is excited to be joining Marietta College for the 2012-13 academic year as the Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence. Maiman’s arrival on campus fits neatly into the...
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College announces new Director of Multicultural Affairs

August 24, 2009 | 2009
Anthony Jones, who has experience working with college-bound students in admissions, was recently named the Director of Multicultural Affairs at Marietta College. Jones, a graduate of Mount Union College, believes he has a broad understanding to help guide students who pursue a collegiate career.
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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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College adds Tracy Tynan as Records Office assistant

July 12, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College recently hired Tracy Tynan, who has been active on the campus as an athletic foster parent for the past decade, as a Records Office Assistant. “I was drawn to this position because of the high level of interaction with the Marietta College students,” Tynan said. “I enjoy helping them in any way that I can. I have been a part...
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Students collaborating with Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership

January 28, 2011 | 2011
It may have a new name and a new partner, but the goal is still the same: identify the best leaders in the United States. This spring, five Marietta College students are working on the Top American Leaders (TAL) project, a collaboration between The Washington Post and the Center for Public Leadership (CPL) at Harvard University's John F....
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'Special Kids on Campus' begins three-week stint at MC on July 10

February 21, 2006 | 2006
Special Kids on Campus,' a program for people with disabilities, returns to Marietta College for a second year of activities starting a three-week stay Monday, July 10, in both Andrews and Thomas halls. The program is co-sponsored by the Marietta College Department of Education and Washington County Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC). The...
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Marietta students receive AAF scholarships at Cleveland meeting

April 2, 2015 | 2015
The American Advertising Federation-Cleveland Education Foundation recently awarded scholarships to two Marietta College students. Charlee Ottersberg ’15 (Arvada, Colo.) received the HFA Scholarship from Hitchcock Fleming & Associates, Inc., a leading marketing communications agency based in Akron, Ohio.
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College conducting second annual Hunger and Homelessness Week

March 30, 2012 | 2012
With an all-you-can eat buffet just minutes away, and a new residence hall being constructed off of Seventh and Putnam streets, it is hard to imagine what it would be like to go without food and shelter.  
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College art director, SID recognized by CoSIDA for publication work

July 23, 2008 | 2008
Marietta College's sports information director Dan May and art director Ryan Zundell were once again recognized by their professional peers at the annual College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) convention in Tampa, Fla., for their work on publications during the 2007-08 academic year. May and Zundell received three honors in...
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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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Athletic Training graduate wins national student writing contest

June 11, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College’s Chyrsten Regelski ’13 (Greenville, Ohio) recently won the DeLoss Brubaker Student Writing Contest, which is awarded annually by the National Athletic Trainer's Association. Of the three national awards Regelski was awarded for Best Original Research Paper.
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Award-winning author to read at Marietta College Jan. 18

January 3, 2011 | 2011
Author Dan Chaon, whose novel "Await Your Reply" was called one of the 10 best books of 2009 by Publishers Weekly, is reading from his work at Marietta College on Tuesday, Jan. 18. Chaon, who has taught creative writing at Oberlin College since 1998, will begin his reading at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Room of Andrews Hall. The event, which is...
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College ready to welcome students back for spring semester

January 17, 2006 | 2006
Following one of the longest holiday breaks in Marietta College history, more than 1,300 students should be raring to go when classes resume on Monday, Jan. 23. By the time the first class takes roll on Monday, students and faculty will have enjoyed 44 days away from campus.
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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 Andrew Grace to lead poetry reading on Feb. 26

February 20, 2015 | 2015
Author and poet Dr. Andrew Grace will lead a poetry reading on Thursday, Feb. 26 at Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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