College’s PioPitch to feature six programs during 2017-18 school year

August 31, 2017 | PioPitch
With each session revolving around a different intriguing topic, this year’s PioPitch series at Marietta College is sure to excite and inspire many entrepreneurial minds throughout the campus and local community. The 2017-18 season of PioPitch will feature engaging problem-solving sessions led by entrepreneurs working in a variety of areas....
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Economy has slowed need, but Petroleum Engineer students still in demand

June 14, 2010 | 2010
Over the years the petroleum engineering field has had its ups and downs. Right now, it’s somewhere in between.   Dr. Robert Chase, head of the Edwy R. Brown Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology, believes the field is in a transition period going from being oil driven to natural gas driven.   “There is an incredible natural gas...
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Second annual Junior PioPitch competition scheduled for April 19th

March 6, 2018 | Junior PioPitch
Area high school students who have an entrepreneurial spirit will have a chance to earn nearly $4,500 in cash and prizes during the second annual Junior PioPitch competition at Marietta College on Thursday, April 19th.
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College, local leaders host community conversation on Race & Religion

November 11, 2016 | Race
Join local civic leaders, Marietta College representatives, community advocates and clergy for a panel discussion addressing race and religion at 7:00 p.m., Monday, November 21st. It will be held in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. This conversation is open to all members of our community, and is an opportunity to hear and share our...
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Author of ‘The Death of Expertise’ to kick off Economic Roundtable speakers

October 2, 2019 | Economic Roundtable
Dr. Thomas Nichols, Professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval War College, will speak about his most recent book, "The Death of Expertise" as part of the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Monday, October 21st at the Grand Pointe Convention Center in Vienna, West Virginia.
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PioNation ranks 4th in Division III men's basketball home attendance

August 9, 2017 | Men's Basketball
There's no place like home. Marietta College ranked in the Top 5 of NCAA Division III schools in home men's basketball attendance for the second straight season. The Pioneers averaged 1,251 fans per game last winter, good for fourth in the country. This is Marietta's highest ever ranking among the annual attendance leaders.
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MC, MMH, fire department unveil life-saving simulator to community

May 18, 2006 | news2006
Through a joint effort by Marietta College, Marietta Memorial Hospital and the Marietta Fire Department a new Emergency Care Simulator (ECS) is now being used to help save lives in the Mid-Ohio Valley. The simulator, which is dubbed "Stan the Man," was unveiled Thursday, May 18, during a news conference at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
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Marietta College hosting Lunar New Year event Friday

February 15, 2018 | Lunar New Year
Students, staff, faculty and community members are invited to celebrate the Lunar New Year at Marietta College. The event is from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16th, at The Gathering Place on Marietta College’s campus. The event is free and open to all who wish to attend.
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Marietta College performing Fall Band Concert on November 15th

October 26, 2016 | Band Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct its annual Fall Band Concert — “Music of Heaven and Earth” — at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 15th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. The concert, which is under the direction of Associate Professor Marshall C. Kimball, will feature music from the...
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Esbenshade Series opens Sept. 15 with Ranky Tanky at Peoples Bank Theatre

August 21, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
Mixing Lowcountry tradition with large doses of jazz, gospel, funk and R&B, Ranky Tanky gives true expression to its name, a Gullah phrase that translates as “work it” or “get funky.” The band kicks off the 2019-20 season for Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, September 15th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre, 222...
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Marietta College hosting solar eclipse viewing party on Aug. 21

August 3, 2017 | solar eclipse
Marietta College, which should experience about an 86 percent eclipse within the city limits, and the College's Physics Department are hosting a solar eclipse viewing party on Monday, Aug. 21, for anyone who wants to view the exciting event. “In Marietta, we should experience about 86 percent of the Sun’s disk being blocked by the moon,”...
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Recovering addict RJ Vied to speak about addiction on October 27th

October 21, 2016 | Addiction
RJ Vied, recovering addict and Director of Public Relations of Reliance Treatment Center of North Palm Beach, Florida, is speaking at Marietta College on “The Impact & Culture of Addiction” at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 27th. Vied, who is well known in the online recovery community, will make his presentation in the Alma McDonough...
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Leadership Ohio returns to Marietta College on June 21-22

Leadership Ohio, which seeks to develop new leaders throughout the state, will come to Marietta College from June 21-22 — one of eight locations that participants will visit around the state in 2019. “We are honored to be a part of Leadership Ohio’s effort to develop the next generation of leaders who will make a deep impact in Ohio,” said...
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College seeking nominations for Perry & Associates Entrepreneur of the Year Award

June 2, 2017 | MOVEE
While hundreds of entrepreneurs, business owners and community leaders will attend the second annual Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo at Marietta College on Friday, September 29. But only one person will walk away with the honor of being the Perry & Associates Entrepreneur of the Year. So now is the time to nominate an entrepreneur...
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Visiting painter Kaveri Raina to give public lecture on Feb. 28th

February 1, 2018 | Gallery 310
Visiting painter Kaveri Raina will give a public lecture at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 28th, at Marietta College’s Hermann Fine Arts Center. Raina’s lecture is free and open to the public in Hermann 308. Raina will also be part of the Gallery 310 exhibition, “Painterly Intricacies,” which opens Friday, Feb. 16th and continues until April 14th.
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Government Affairs lawyer to speak at Economic Roundtable on Nov. 2

October 18, 2016 | ERT
Attorney Tony Fiore, who specializes in labor law and economic regulation of business, is scheduled to discuss “Top 5 HR Issues in Ohio and West Virginia,” at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Wednesday, November 2nd, at the Marietta Country Country Club.
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Parkersburg South students win the ‘Proof of Concept’ stage of Junior PioBiz

April 11, 2019 | Junior PioBiz
Parkersburg South High School students William Lemon and Seven Parr finished first in the second round of Marietta College’s Junior PioBiz competition that was held on April 4th in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium. In Round 2, which is also known as the “Proof of Concept” stage, Lemon and Parr won three free Marietta College 3-credit-hour...
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Branford Marsalis Quartet close out 2016-17 Esbenshade Series on April 23rd

April 11, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The Branford Marsalis Quartet, along with guest vocalist Kurt Elling, will wrap up the 2016-17 Esbenshade Series at Marietta College on Sunday, April 23rd, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are sold out.
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Marietta College, Washington State team up to provide affordable options to undergraduates

December 19, 2017 | WSCC2MC
The education opportunities in the Pioneer City have become more expansive thanks to a new partnership between Marietta College and Washington State Community College (WSCC).
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Esbenshade Series features MOMIX’s Opus Cactus on Feb. 17

January 30, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
MOMIX’s dancers will perform Opus Cactus at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series at Peoples Bank Theatre.
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Public Education Forum scheduled for College on April 12th

March 23, 2017 | Education
Marietta College has been selected as one of four sites in Southern Ohio to host a Regional Community Forum: New and Important Issues in Public Education. The forum at the College will be held from 6-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 12th in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The College has hosted this free event in the past and community members are...
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Global, social entrepreneurs featured at College’s PioPitch on Nov. 16th

November 9, 2017 | Entrepreneurship
In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week — an event celebrated by 10 million people in 170 countries — two entrepreneurs working to solve problems beyond the borders of the United States will be featured at PioPitch at Marietta College. Designed to be an informal and engaging problem-solving session, PioPitch encourages business...
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s forthcoming project focuses on one of Marietta’s forefathers

September 30, 2016 | history
A figure closely tied to the establishment of the city of Marietta and of Marietta College is the focus of historical author David McCullough’s forthcoming book. The two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author visited with members of Marietta College’s History Department and Legacy Library recently to announce his latest project, which will...
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College celebrating Native American History Month on Nov. 1

October 29, 2018 | Diversity & Inclusion
The Piscataway Nation Singers and Dancers will be at Marietta College on Thursday, November 1st as the campus celebrates Native American History Month. The singers and dancers will perform at 8:00 p.m. in The Gathering Place. The event, which is sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, is free and open to the public.
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Annual Honor High School Recital chance for area musicians to shine

March 13, 2017 | Honors Recital
Nine area high school students were recently recognized for their musical talents during the sixth annual Honor High School Solo Recital at Marietta College. Shenandoah High School’s Corey Feldner (tuba) earned first place in the instrumental division, Marietta High School’s Luanna Wriston (soprano) won first place in the vocal division, and...
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