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Title IX at 50

As part of our yearlong celebration, this podcast pays tribute to the societal impact of Title IX and reflects on 50 years of progress, while also acknowledging current challenges — and the potential for the next 50 years.

Episode 1: Jenn Castle (June 30, 2022)

In our debut episode of Title IX at 50, Head Softball Coach and Senior Woman Administrator Jenn Castle sits down with Tom Perry to discuss 50 years of Title IX and the College's yearlong celebration.

Episode 2: Kim Chavers ’08 (July 13, 2022)

In this episode of Title IX at 50, Tom Perry catches up with Michigan State Rowing Head Coach Kim Chavers ’08 to discuss 50 years of Title IX.

Episode 3: Karen Cummings ’82 (August 18, 2022)

In this episode of Title IX at 50, Tom speaks with Karen Cummings ’82 about her unique perspective as a Marietta College student in the 1960s before the passage of Title IX and her return to Marietta as a student-athlete in the 1980s.

Episode 4: Coach Kristy Newman and Braya Elsea ’22 (September 1, 2022)

In this episode of Title IX at 50, Tom is joined by Volleyball Head Coach Kristy Newman and Defensive Specialist and four-year letterwinner, Braya Elsea ’22.

Episode 5: Cathy Clark Borich and Brooke Borich (September 27, 2022)

Marietta royalty, Cathy Clark Borich and Brooke Borich, join the podcast to talk about their experiences as student-athletes at Marietta College.

Episode 6: Camille Cummins and Haley Ross (October 25, 2022)

Senior basketball players Camille Cummins and Haley Ross join the podcast to discuss the upcoming season and the 50th anniversary of Title IX.

Episode 7: Dana Khoury ’70 (November 2, 2022)

Dana Khoury ’70 helped establish field hockey at Marietta College for women who wanted to compete in athletics. Recently, she joined Tom Perry to discuss women's athletics at Marietta College and the 50th Anniversary of Title IX.


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Faculty Chronicles

A podcast where we speak to Marietta College faculty members about important issues that impact our campus and impact our world.

Episode 1: Russia/Ukraine (March 4, 2022)

Tom Perry sits down with Dr. Mark Schaefer, Professor of Political Science, to talk about the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Episode 2: Gas Prices (March 9, 2022)

Dr. Ben Ebenhack, Benedum Professor and Industry Partners Chair of Petroleum Engineering and Geology at Marietta College, joins Tom Perry to discuss the ever-increasing price of gasoline.

Episode 3: Economics of Baseball (March 17, 2022)

Milton Friedman Professor of Economics and McCoy Professor Dr. Greg Delemeester joins Tom Perry to talk about the recent Major League Baseball lockout and the new collective bargaining agreement.

Episode 4: Hydrocarbon Recovery Patents and PioPetro (March 28, 2022)

Dr. Ahmed Algarhy, Assistant Professor of Petroleum Engineering joins Tom Perry to discuss his recent patents which help increase hydrocarbon recovery in both conventional and unconventional reservoirs, and his work as director of PioPetro, a non-profit educational project.

Episode 5: Senate Confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson (April 7, 2022)

Dr. Dawn Carusi, Director of the Gender Studies Program, joins Tom Perry to discuss the confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the United States Supreme Court.

Episode 6: Inflation 101 (April 29, 2022)

Dr. Duong Le, Associate Professor and lead instructor for the Finance major at Marietta College, joins Tom Perry to discuss inflation and the financial markets.

Episode 7: Student Mental Health (May 5, 2022)

McCoy Professor of Psychology, Dr. Ryan May, joins Tom Perry to discuss student mental health.

Episode 8: Mission to Mars (May 12, 2022)

Tom Perry sits down with Dr. Andrew Beck, Assistant Professor of Geology, to discuss the two different science teams he is working with on future missions to Mars. Dr. Beck has been a faculty member at Marietta College since 2019 and has worked for the Smithsonian Institute, was a team member for NASA's Dawn Mission and was part of the Antarctic Search for Meteorites Program.


Episode 9: The End Of Another Elizabethan Era (August 15, 2022)

McCoy Professor of History Katy McDaniel discusses the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Topics covered: reactions around the world, the ascension of King Charles III, Elizabeth's reign, and the difference between academic history and social memory.

Episode 10: Religious Freedoms and the First Amendment (October 11, 2022)

Israel Ward Andrews Professor of Religion Dr. David Torbett joins the podcast to talk about religious freedoms and the First Amendment.




Resetting the Standard Podcast

Resetting the Standard

The story of Marietta College's 2011 and 2012 back-to-back Baseball National championships.

Marietta College Vice President for Communication and Brand Management Tom Perry revisits the Pioneers' back-to-back National Championships that firmly established the Etta Express as the premier Division III baseball program in the country. Perry discusses the championships with head coach Brian Brewer; former players Mark Williams '11, Kyle Lindquist '12, Alex Toth '12, Tim Saunders '12, and Brian Gasser '12; associate coach Mike Deegan, Voice of the Pioneers Johnny Wharff, and Larry Gasser, father of Brian Gasser.



Unlikely Champions Podcast

Unlikely Champions

The story of how the 2010-2011 Marietta College's men's basketball team rallied the community and shocked the OAC by rolling to a conference championship and reaching the Sweet 16.

Marietta College Vice President for Communication and Brand Management Tom Perry revisits that record-setting winter with several of the prominent figures in the Pioneers' 27-4 season that resulted in the Ohio Athletic Conference regular season and tournament championships and a trip to the NCAA Sweet 16. Perry discusses the season with head coach Jon VanderWal; former players Trevor Halter '12, Kevin Knab '12, Joe Puch '12 and Tyler Hammond '14; Don Worstell, father of player Tyler Worstell '13; and Ryan Whitnable '11, the founder of This Week in Great Lakes Basketball podcast and the Great Lakes Invitational.