Recent graduate makes instant connection with current students during visit to campus

March 1, 2018 | Alumni
Bryn Perkey ’13 had a simple goal when he returned to campus recently — say something that relates to today’s students. “I remember having alumni or a more senior executive speak at a class, and I could tell it was difficult sometimes for them to connect with a younger generation,” Perkey said. “I was excited to come back and speak with...
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McDonough Center Dean named interim provost at Marietta

March 22, 2011 | news2011
Dr. Gama Perruci, Dean of the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business, will serve a two-year term as Interim Provost and Dean of the Faculty beginning July 1. President Jean Scott made the announcement to the campus community on Monday, March 21.
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Marietta College junior receives coveted Stickell Internship Award

April 19, 2017 | Internships
Following an eye-opening internship in New York City last summer, Mandee Young ’18 (Poca, West Virginia) had lowered her expectations a bit for this summer. That all changed when she learned earlier this month that she was one of 20 students to receive a Vance and Betty Lee Stickell Internship. “Even after receiving my offer letter, I’m...
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Faculty, students hope nonprofit capacity report proves valuable

February 1, 2010 | Non-Profit
Researching and executing a report about nonprofit capacity in the Mid-Ohio Valley was a major accomplishment for Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business. While the report offers a better understanding of the challenges and even provides suggestions, what is even more exciting for those involved with the project is...
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Registration open for Essential Sponsorship Clinic at College

March 1, 2017 | Civic Engagement
Nonprofits LEAD, a program of Marietta College, will present an exciting workshop for leaders of nonprofit organizations to learn about effective, best practices for fundraising on Thursday, March 23rd.  Appropriate for any size nonprofit, the Essential Sponsorship Clinic will take place from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in the Andrews Hall Great...
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McDonough Scholars blogging while studying abroad this spring

January 16, 2009 | 2009
Laura Aldrich '10 is more than 3,000 miles away from the Marietta College campus studying abroad at Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador this semester. Want to know how the Plymouth, N.H., native is doing?
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Marietta experiences helped 2015 graduate find, adjust to first job

January 26, 2017 | Alumna
Her four years at Marietta College were anything but typical. Alina Kielbasa ’15 studied abroad multiple times, was a McDonough Scholar, a member of Sigma Kappa sorority and a volunteer piano teacher. Still, as Kielbasa was applying for jobs and looking at graduate programs in her final months at Marietta, she couldn’t decide what should...
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McDonough, AAUW partner for third year of 'Great Decisions Series'

October 29, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's McDonough Center for Leadership and Business, along with the Marietta Branch of The American Association of University Women (AAUW), is once again hosting a six-week educational program titled, The Great Decisions Series 2008. This is the third year for the program at Marietta. Great Decisions, which is designed to enrich...
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Remembering the milestone moments of 2016

December 16, 2016 | Year in Review
A look at Marietta College’s 2016 year in review has the potential of journeying on to be a 366-day highlight reel (yes, adding to the highlights was the fact that 2016 was a leap year).
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McDonough Center co-hosting six-week educational program in 2006

October 27, 2005 | news2005
The McDonough Center for Leadership and Business, along with the Marietta Branch of The American Association of University Women, is hosting a six-week long educational program titled, "The Great Decisions Discussion Series." "Great Decisions," an educational program that will enrich the international understanding of people in the Marietta...
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HOBY selects Marietta College to host 2017 Ohio South Seminar

December 7, 2016 | HOBY
  Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY), a national organization dedicated to training young leaders, has selected Marietta College as the site for its 2017 Ohio South Seminar. President William Ruud and LeAnne Gompf, Corporate Board President of Ohio South Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership, officially signed the deal on Wednesday, December 7th.
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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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Entrepreneur, 1974 graduate named College’s 2019-20 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence

October 14, 2019 | Executive-in-Residence
Doug Griebel ’74, a highly accomplished entrepreneur and senior executive, has been named Marietta College’s 2019-20 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence. Griebel is chairman and co-founder of RM Hospitality Group Inc. in New York City.
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McDonough Scholar chosen for Jepson Cambridge Program

January 11, 2016 | Jepson Cambridge Program
Marietta College’s Samantha Welch ’18 (Ennis, Montana) will join a distinguished group of McDonough Scholars who have participated in the University of Richmond’s Jepson Cambridge Program. Marietta has been sending students to the five-week summer program to study at Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, for nearly a decade.
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Senior Policy Advisor with Ohio Commerce to conduct Leadership Q&A on Nov. 14th

November 1, 2018 | Leadership Q&A
Mark Hamlin, Ohio Department of Commerce’s Senior Policy Advisor, will be conducting the third Leadership Q&A of the fall semester at 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 14th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The Q&A is free and open to the public. Hamlin joined the Department of Commerce in March 2018 and is tasked with helping to...
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AFL-CIO chief economist to kick off the fall speakers for the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley

August 23, 2018 | ERT
William Spriggs, a chief economist with the AFL-CIO, is the first of three speakers scheduled for the Fall 2018 Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley. Spriggs will speak about “All of Us or None of Us: The Political Economic Challenge of Inequality,” at noon, Tuesday, September 11th, at the Marietta Country Club.
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Six Marietta students chosen as J. Luce Fellows for 2015-16

October 21, 2015 | Luce Fellows
  Six Marietta College students were recently named 2015-16 J. Luce Fellows by the James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation.
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Senior Matthew Johnson receives Charles J. Ping Student Service Award

May 2, 2018 | Student News
As Matthew Johnson ’18 (Marietta, Ohio) prepares to earn his Bachelor of Arts in both International Leadership and Political Science during Sunday’s (May 6) Commencement ceremony at Marietta College, the Warren High School graduate received an early gift.
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McDonough to host sixth annual Leadership Conference April 10-11

March 26, 2015 | Leadership Conference
Marietta College will be host to a weekend of presentations, workshops, dialogues and more about the field of leadership as it relates to diverse topics on April 10-11.
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Integrity Development Corp. CEO to deliver keynote at Leadership Conference April 6th

April 3, 2018 | Leadership Conference
Eric Ellis, President and CEO of Integrity Development Corporation, is giving the keynote address at the World Pac Paper Leadership Lecture Series at 1 p.m., Friday, April 6, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public and is part of Marietta College’s ninth annual McDonough Leadership Conference.
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McDonough Leadership Conference set for April

April 2, 2013 | Leadership
As a freshman, Taylor Landrie ’13 (Fredericksburg, Va.) was thrilled to help organize a campus-based conference for the McDonough Leadership Program.
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Three Marietta College students selected for U.S. Naval Academy Leadership Conference in January

December 20, 2017 | Leadership
For three McDonough Leadership scholars, the spring semester will begin like normal, but after just one week of classes, they will depart campus again, not for home but for Annapolis, Maryland, where the 2018 The U.S. Naval Academy Leadership Conference is being held from Jan. 21-24.
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Departments using social media outlets to connect

November 30, 2010 | Social Media
Elbowing their way out of what was once a forum for friends to talk about weekend plans, today’s social networking sites have transformed into tools that colleges are using to recruit new students, heighten the educational experience of current students and to bring alumni back into the fold.
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Clinical Ethicist selected to be 2017-18 Executive-in-Residence

April 4, 2017 | Executive-in-Residence
Dr. Alexandra Perry, Clinical Ethicist at INTEGRIS Health in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has been named the 2017-18 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence (EIR) at Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business. Perry, who taught at the McDonough Center from 2013-15, will focus her EIR project on “Ethical Issues in Healthcare.”
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Amanda Dever named College's second AmeriCorps rep

October 1, 2009 | Americorps VISTA
The fact that so many men, women and children go hungry on a regular basis in this community has weighed on the mind of Amanda Dever since she came to Marietta at the beginning of the fall semester.
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