Support the Pioneers: Get your printable cheer card now

March 10, 2011 | 2011
So you can't make it to Wooster's Timken Gymnasium on Friday to watch Marietta College play in its first ever NCAA Division III "Sweet 16?"   No problem. Show your support by downloading a Let's Go Pios printable cheer card.   Put it on the window at your office, or in a window of your car. Just carry it around or put it on a wall at your...
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Long Blue Line adds 23 new members at December graduation

December 11, 2011 | 2011
Approximately one hour after President Jean A. Scott started the annual December graduation celebration, Marietta College had officially added 23 new members to the Long Blue Line.   At least 23 of the 50 or so students eligible to participate in the program attended the informal, but special ceremony on Fenton Court Sunday, Dec. 11.
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Marietta forensics earns seven awards at Butler University tournament

January 26, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Dave Hood ’11 (Cincinnati, Ohio), Andrew Kasick ’13 (Marietta, Ohio) and Sydney Maltese ’14 (Massillon, Ohio) each won two awards in the Butler University Forensics Tournament on Jan. 21-22. “This was my third tournament. I am seeing strong improvement in my performances. I am thrilled with our accomplishments,” Hood said...
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Author discusses 'The Legend of Colton H. Bryant' with campus, community

November 11, 2011 | 2011
When asked who or what gives author Alexandra Fuller the right to tell the story of someone else’s life, she replied, “A writer can shoot for lofty goals, no one is stopping me, so why not? I’m right because I have the right to do so.”
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College announces 2011 Who’s Who Among Students

March 12, 2011 | 2011
Twenty-three students from Marietta College have been selected for the 2011 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” This award, one of the more prestigious the academic community can bestow, gives national recognition to outstanding campus leaders of the year. Students have been honored in the annual...
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Theatre to perform five shows of ‘At Home at the Zoo’

November 1, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s “Fight of Flight” theatre season continues with a five-show run of At Home at the Zoo, beginning at 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18. Performances continue at 2 and 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, and conclude on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 2 and 7:30 p.m. All performances are in the Studio 101 theatre of the Hermann Fine Arts Center.
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Alpha Xi Delta’s Cunningham, ATO’s Schulte are Homecoming royalty

October 17, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Danica Cunningham ’12 (Mineral Wells, W.Va.) and Drew Schulte ’12 (Cleveland, Ohio) were crowned Homecoming 2011 royalty during halftime of the Pioneers’ football game against Wilmington on Saturday, Oct. 15. The crowning of king and queen was just one of the many highlights of this year’s homecoming week festivities....
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Wilcox balanced role of speech/drama professor while serving as Dean of Women

September 29, 2011 | 2011
During the holiday season of 1981, Christmas cards were sent out to former Marietta College colleagues of Ruth A. Wilcox.   Instead of extending her warm wishes for the holidays to the many friends she had still connected to the College, the card contained a letter from Wilcox’s nephew, Jack Haddorff, explaining that his aunt had passed away...
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College announces events planned for 10th anniversary of Sept. 11

September 2, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College will mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. with multiple events over six days, including a candlelight vigil on campus. The College Republicans are sponsoring the candlelight vigil at 9 p.m., Sept. 11 in the Kremer Amphitheatre. Pastor Rodney Lord will say a few words in remembrance of 9/11,...
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Variety, fun highlight CUB events for first half of fall semester

August 10, 2011 | 2011
Most of Marietta College’s students are still off enjoying the final weeks of their summer break, but Joe Dillon ’12 (Valley View, Ohio) has been planning dozens of student activities for the first month of the 2011-12 school year. Dillon, President of College Union Board (CUB), has been working with other members of the organization to have...
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Volleyball coach expands summer opportunities locally, nationally

July 13, 2011 | 2011
It may be the middle of summer on campus, but the training never stops for Marietta College volleyball coach Ray Costa, who recently coordinated and directed two youth camps on the Pioneer campus.   The first camp, known as the “Senior Elite,” catered to 30 young athletes and is run with the intent of giving rising high school seniors an...
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College announces summer show schedule for Planetarium

May 10, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College is pleased to announce the summer schedule for community show at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium have been set and reservations are currently being taken for the May showing of “Seven Wonders.” Seven Wonders, along with a season star discussion, is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, May 19, as well as 2 and 3:30 p.m., Sunday,...
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Dining Services leader part of Wolfgang Puck’s celebrity chefs

March 17, 2011 | 2011
Belinda Swartz, interim Director of Dining Services for Chartwells at Marietta College, is involved in preparing three meals a day for more than 1,000 people each time. She’s also organized big campus events such as Homecoming, but none of it compares to being part of Wolfgang Puck’s catering team for after-Oscar dinner at the Governor’s...
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Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opens Feb. 18 with reception

February 15, 2011 | Senior Art Show
Marietta College’s Art Department is proud to present the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, which features the work of Art and Graphic Design students. The show, which opens Feb. 18, will be held in the Third Floor Gallery of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The exhibition will run through March 19. An opening reception will be held from 6-8...
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Students benefitted from Bennett’s incredible mind

November 30, 2011 | 2011
  Emeritus Professor Dr. Les Anderson ’55 remembers sitting in an advanced mathematics class on the top floor of Andrews Hall early Monday morning waiting for the professor to arrive.   Though it was nearing 8:30 a.m.—a full 30 minutes past the time it was supposed to start—every student remained in his or her seat.  
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Founders Day speaker to offer expert advice on health care debate

January 17, 2011 | 2011
Dr. Marilyn Moon, a member of Marietta College’s Board of Trustees, doesn’t claim to have all of the answers when it comes to the continuing health care debate in the U.S. However, she does have a lot of experience and a wealth of knowledge to share on the subject.
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Four students attend American Advertising Federation conference

November 7, 2011 | 2011
Four Marietta College students, along with Instructor Lori Smith, recently spent two days at an American Advertising Federation (AAF) National Student Conference in Washington D.C. AAF (American Advertising Federation) is the oldest national advertising trade association, representing 40,000 professionals in the advertising industry. 
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Esbenshade Series begins with ‘An Evening with Sojourner Truth’

October 26, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series kicks off the 2011-12 season with “The Spirit calls me, and I must go:” An Evening with Sojourner Truth on Wednesday, Nov. 2.   Kathryn Woods dramatically re-creates the life and words of this most remarkable woman. The program joins Sojourner Truth at the end of her life. She recalls her early days as a...
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‘Ghost Stories from the Stacks’ is back by popular demand on Oct. 28

October 13, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s inaugural “Ghost Stories from the Stacks” was so wildly popular, the Legacy Library staff knew they had to bring it back this year. Naturally, there will be a second annual “Ghost Stories” on Friday, Oct. 28 in the Legacy Library. This is free and open to the public. It is also co-sponsored by College Union Board.
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Associate Professor selected to present at Hawaii conference in January

September 23, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Dr. William Bauer, Associate Professor of Education, has been accepted to present at the 2012 Hawaii International Conference on Education. The conference will be held Jan. 5-8 in Honolulu. Bauer’s submission, “Youth Leadership Forum for High School Students with Disabilities: A Model for Success in Developing Skills in...
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‘New’ Don Drumm exudes pride, excitement at Marietta

September 1, 2011 | 2011
Andrew Keller ’12 (Cincinnati, Ohio) says Marietta College tried to make the Pioneer Walk across Pike Street a cherished tradition for the football team. Instead, the players reluctantly accepted it as a necessary evil. Once he stepped into the new locker room at Don Drumm Stadium, the first thing that crossed his mind was the walk.
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College adds recent graduate as Publications Coordinator

July 12, 2011 | 2011
Aleece Dye ’11 learned on her first day as an employee at Marietta College that the Office of College Relations can be an extremely busy place. Less than a month on the job she believes she’s starting to settle in as the Publications Coordinator. Dye, who graduated from Marietta in May with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, replaced...
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Young faculty member battles for respect, acceptance

July 1, 2011 | 2011
On nearly a daily basis, Dr. Alane Sanders is mistaken for a college student. In reality, she has a doctorate degree and three years of teaching under her belt in Marietta College’s Department of Communication and Media Studies. Though being viewed as youthful is flattering, the implied notion of inexperience, which is often linked with youth...
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‘Greatest Party in the World’ highlights Senior Week activities

April 4, 2011 | 2011
Alex Edelbrock ’11 (Findlay, Ohio) is looking forward to spending a final week with her friends before graduating from Marietta College on May 8. “I can’t wait to spend a week hanging out with my friends once classes are finished and right before we all graduate,” Edelbrock said. Edelbrock will be able to join her fellow graduating seniors...
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Autism expert to present at Krause lecture on April 4

March 16, 2011 | 2011
Dr. Max Wiznitzer, a pediatric neurologist at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, will be the speaker for the 2011 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science, to be presented at 7 p.m., Monday, April 4, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium of Marietta College’s McDonough Center. He will be speaking on “Autism: Myth...
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