McDonough Leadership Conference continues to grow in seventh year

March 24, 2016 | Leadership Conference
In just seven years, Marietta College’s McDonough Leadership Conference has become a major occasion for undergraduate leadership. “This is truly a national event for undergraduate students interested in Leadership Studies,” said Dr. Gama Perruci, Dean of the McDonough Center for Leadership & Business.
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Great Decisions Series returns for fourth season at McDonough Center

October 20, 2008 | news2008
Interested in discussing Cuba after Castro? Or maybe you want to brainstorm with others about energy and the global economy. Then the 2009 Great Decisions Series at Marietta College's McDonough Center for Leadership and Business may be something to consider this winter. McDonough is co-sponsoring the fourth annual series with the Marietta...
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Marietta sending 3 students to annual USNA Leadership Conference

December 16, 2015 | Leadership
Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business is sponsoring three students to attend the United States Naval Academy’s Leadership Conference from Jan. 24-27.
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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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'Great Decisions Series' opens 2008 season Jan. 27 in McDonough

January 14, 2008 | 2008
The Marietta branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the McDonough Center are co-hosting this spring's 2008 Great Decisions Series - a six-week long educational program designed to enrich local community members' understanding of international issues. The series opens Jan. 27 on Marietta College's campus.
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McDonough Dean named to Reagan Library advisory council

August 3, 2015 | Reagan Library
Marietta College’s Dr. Gama Perruci, Dean of the McDonough Center for Leadership & Business, has accepted an appointment to serve on the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library’s Academic Advisory Council.
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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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Customer service leader excited to be Executive-in-Residence

June 22, 2007 | 2007
Barbara A. Fitzgerald '73 has two passions in life - great customer service and pets. Lucky for her, she's found a way to combine the two into a very successful career as the Senior Vice President of Store Operations for PetSmart. Now she has an opportunity to share her experience and fervor in these fields with a select group of Marietta...
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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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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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College adds Associate Director of Major Gifts to Advancement team

July 12, 2006 | major gifts McDonough
 Janet Weirick, who has more than a decade of higher education experience, has been named Associate Director of Major Gifts in Marietta College's Office of Advancement. Weirick, who spent three years as the Associate Director of Development at Manchester College in Indiana, began at MC on July 1. At Manchester, her responsibilities included...
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Ian Luttrell ’18

March 12, 2015 | 2015
Becoming a member of the baseball team was what initially drew Ian Luttrell ’18 to Marietta College. However, many other aspects of the College have proven to be just as pivotal in shaping Luttrell’s satisfaction with deciding to attend Marietta.
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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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Katie Plas ’17

March 17, 2014 | 2014
As a junior at River High School in nearby Hannibal, Ohio, Katie Plas ’17 had her future mapped out and it didn’t include Marietta College.
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Faculty mentors played key role in Vierheller’s passion as teacher leader

July 22, 2016 | Student Success
In the four years since Emma Vierheller ’12 graduated from Marietta College, she has remained in contact with dozens of former students and professors — something she believes has helped her grow as a teaching professional. But no one communicates with Emma more than Dr. Tanya Judd Pucella, McCoy Associate Professor of Education.
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Amanda Dever to return as AmeriCorps VISTA for 2010-11

March 9, 2010 | news2010
Amanda Dever was recently chosen to remain at Marietta College for the 2010-11 academic year as an AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) Campus and Community Collaboration Leader.
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Junior Petroleum students win inaugural PioBiz competition

April 18, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Minutes after learning he and a classmate had just won Marietta College’s inaugural PioBiz competition, Jon Hinson ’17 (Rocky River, Ohio) was looking for some privacy.
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McDonough featured in Best Practices Panel at national conference

February 3, 2009 | news2009
Marietta College's Dr. Gama Perruci was asked to participate in a national conference to discuss how the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business approaches its various endeavors and how leadership studies, in general, are used to promote engaged citizenship among students.
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