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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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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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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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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Marietta College to honor high schools through #BeTheLight

April 13, 2020 | Class of 2020
With spring athletic seasons getting canceled and members of the Class of 2020 missing out on special memories related to prom and graduation, Marietta College has decided to join the #BeTheLight movement. Starting Monday, April 20th and continuing through Friday, May 22nd, the College will pay tribute to the Class of 2020 by turning on the...
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World-class cellist to perform in College’s Esbenshade Series

October 27, 2017
The Esbenshade Series at Marietta College is pleased to welcome world-class cellist Sujari Britt at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 12, at Peoples Bank Theatre. Britt began her formal training at the age of 4, following her study on the violin and piano. She is pursuing her Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance at the Manhattan School of Music....
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Snap-On Inc. CEO to speak at Economic Roundtable on Sept. 28

September 21, 2016 | ERT
Nick Pinchuk, President and CEO of Snap-On, Inc., is scheduled to discuss “The Dignity of Work,” at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Parkersburg Country Club. Pinchuk has been Snap-on’s President and Chief Executive Officer since 2007 and Chairman of the Board since 2009. Prior to his...
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Blues & Americana concert scheduled at The Gathering Place on Feb. 1

January 23, 2019 | Concert
Marietta College is hosting An Evening of Blues & Americana Music at 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 1st, at the newly renovated Gathering Place — at the corner of Seventh and Butler streets. Featuring The Dany Franchi Band and The Kara Grainger Band, the event will benefit music education. Admission is $10. Beer, wine and food will be...
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Shale Crescent USA to speak at Economic Roundtable on March 29

March 15, 2017 | ERT
Jerry James ’80 and Wally Kandel ’87, both representatives of Shale Crescent USA, are scheduled to discuss economic development opportunities in the Mid-Ohio Valley and what’s being done to promote the region around the world, at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Wednesday, March 29th, at the Marietta Country Country Club....
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Chinese Lunar New Year celebrates the Year of the Mouse

January 28, 2020 | Lunar New Year
One of the most important celebrations in the Asian community is once again coming to the Marietta College campus.
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ERT luncheon features President of IT & Innovation Foundation

October 19, 2017 | ERT
Robert D. Atkins, President of Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, is scheduled to discuss “Technological Change and the Future of the U.S. Economy and Jobs,” at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the Parkersburg Country Club.
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MOV Entrepreneurship Expo announces keynote speakers

September 6, 2016 | Entrepreneurship Expo
Organizers of the inaugural Entrepreneurship Expo, which will be held on the Marietta College campus on Sept. 17, are pleased to announce the three keynote speakers — Seth Meinzen ’04, Todd Gehrmann and Julie Wilkes ’98.
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Shimabukuro’s Esbenshade Performance sold out for Nov. 11

October 24, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
Jake Shimabukuro, who is one of the most exceptional and innovative ukulele players in the history of the instrument, is performing at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Peoples Bank Theatre as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. Like many of the Esbenshade Series performers, Shimabukuro’s concert is sold out. Peoples Bank Theatre...
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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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MLK Jr. Day of Service continues to engage community

January 21, 2020 | MLK Day 2020
For a brief moment, Emileigh Mathis ’23 (Portsmouth, Ohio) stood in Dyson Baudo Recreation Center with friends Racheal Tingley ’23 (Tipp City, Ohio) and Jensen Greer ’22 (McConnelsville, Ohio), and reflected on why she chose to attend Monday morning’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service rather than spend a day off of classes relaxing in her...
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Exhibition to feature work of former professor William Gerhold

September 28, 2017 | Gallery 310
The Marietta College Art Department’s newest exhibition will showcase the work of William Gerhold, a nature lover, and former Marietta professor. “Nature, Landscape, and Essence: Selected Artwork by William Gerhold,” will open in Gallery 310 on Friday, October 20th with an opening reception and music by Sadie Johnson ’19 from 4:00-6:00 p.m....
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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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Marietta College to host Gubernatorial Debate on Oct. 1

September 7, 2018 | Ohio Politics
Marietta College will sponsor and host the second of three Ohio gubernatorial debates between Republican nominee Mike DeWine and Democratic nominee Richard Cordray at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at Ban Johnson Arena. DeWine, the state's attorney general, and Cordray, the former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, are both aiming...
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AAF partners with justAjar for Cookies and Cards event

February 17, 2017 | AAF
The Marietta College chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) recently offered students a glimpse into a facet of the design world not often seen by people today. On Friday, February 10th the AAF club hosted a Cards and Cookies event at justAjar, a graphic design and letterpress studio in downtown Marietta. The event was put on...
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Public invited to album release recital for flute virtuoso on Jan. 18

January 2, 2020 | Music
Flute virtuoso Lindsey Goodman, an instructor of flute at Marietta College and PARMA recording artist, is having an album release recital for her third solo album, Etereo, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, January 18th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Among the songs being performed are Bluez by Josh Oxford...
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‘Dean of Harry Potter Scholars’ to speak at Marietta College

September 14, 2017 | Harry Potter
John Granger, the author of six books and an internationally recognized expert on the subject of J. K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” saga, is giving a talk on “The Seven Keys to Harry Potter,” at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 28th, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
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