County’s Visitation Center to reopen under leadership of MC professor

August 29, 2016 | news16
Dr. Mary Barnas never gave up on the notion that the Washington County Supervised Visitation Center would be up and running again. Her belief in the value of the program was recently rewarded. The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services provided a large grant to the Washington County Healthier Buckeye Council that was submitted by the...
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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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Evans Internship Endowment awarded to Lydia Jones ’18

April 20, 2016 | Internships
While many other students may find themselves behind an office desk this summer, Lydia Jones ’18 (Chagrin Falls, Ohio) will be spending her time outside completing and monitoring wells in the Marcellus Shale. A double major in Geology and Petroleum Engineering, Jones is excited to be interning as a completions and productions intern with XTO...
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Campus community welcomes first-year students

August 24, 2016 | Move-In Day
For many incoming first-year students and their families, the morning of Move-In Day is an exhausting, stressful and tear-filled time. But for Marietta College families experiencing Move-In Day, it was nothing but smiles. “We parents are blown away by how friendly everyone here is!” said a father walking into Mary Beach Hall empty handed.
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Physician Assistant program graduates 13th class

July 16, 2016 | Commencement
For about one hour on this sunny and warm Saturday afternoon, 36 Physician Assistant students were saying good-bye and enjoying the day on the Marietta College campus.
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Adventure Space Camp remains a popular program for students

June 16, 2016 | Space Camp
Standing and sitting just outside of Marietta Hall, the countdown began. One … two … three, and with a slight pull of a string the homemade rocket ship — constructed from a two-liter bottle — shoots into the air and every one of the 30 or so people watch to see how high it goes and where it lands. “It’s really fun and I’m learning so much...
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Beiser Field Station: A different kind of classroom

March 30, 2016 | Biology
While it takes five or less minutes to reach just about every class on campus, there is one special lab that takes a bit longer.
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College offers music opportunities for community members

August 19, 2016 | Music
The Mid-Ohio Valley community has been supportive and appreciative of all that Marietta College’s Music Department offers each year. That’s why it’s so exciting to announce that the College has two performance ensembles that are open to participation from members of Marietta and the surrounding communities.
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Esbenshade Series closes season with musician Arn Chorn Pond

March 28, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
The 35th season of the Frederica G. Esbenshade Series at Marietta College will come to a close with a performance by Arn Chorn Pond, a renowned human rights activist, community organizer and musician. The fifth and final performance of the 2015-16 season is at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 29, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The subject of the...
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Award-winning writer Elizabeth Eslami speaking at College March 24

March 8, 2016 | 2016
Elizabeth Eslami, winner of the 2013 Ohio State University Prize in Short Fiction, will be conducting a reading in Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 24. Sponsored by the College’s English Department, the event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in the McDonough Gallery.
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Economics professor named Director of Entrepreneurship

May 16, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Dr. Jacqueline Khorassani, who has taught Economics at Marietta College since 1987, has been named the new Director of Entrepreneurship. As director, Khorassani will provide the leadership and vision for the development entrepreneurship programs including PioBiz, PioPitch and the newly designed academic minor in Entrepreneurship.
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College hosts fifth graders for annual Meet a Scientist Day

May 5, 2016 | Science
Marietta College’s Dr. Katy Lustofin was either going for the wow factor or the fear factor during Thursday’s Meet a Scientist Day. Lustofin, Associate Professor of Biology, showed the 189 fifth graders who participated on the College’s campus a hissing cockroach, a cicada and a turtle. “I love how excited the students are about everything...
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Marietta College’s 179th commencement scheduled for May 1

April 26, 2016 | Graduation
Paige Barry ’16 (Macedonia, Ohio) is focused on getting into dental school, but for a few hours on Sunday she’s going to let herself enjoy her final hours at Marietta College. “I’m feeling a little bit bitter sweet about graduation — it’s such a huge accomplishment, but Marietta has been my home for the past four years and it still hasn’t...
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Annual Krause Lecture Series features autism expert on April 13

April 1, 2016 | Autism
One of the nation’s leading experts in autism is slated to give the annual Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science at Marietta College on Wednesday, April 13. Dr. Jennifer Stapel-Wax, Associate Professor in the Division of Autism and Related Disorders in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine, will...
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Land & Energy Management students claim 2 of 3 scholarships

June 21, 2016 | Scholarship
Only a few months after earning accreditation from the American Association of Professional Landmen, two Marietta College students were recently selected as recipients of the 2016 Michael Late Benedum Chapter (MLBC) Student Scholarship Awards. Morgan Rich ’19 (Sarahsville, Ohio) and Ryan Ulam ’17 (Canonsburg, Pa.) received the first- and...
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Emeritus Professor honored by Ohio Oil and Gas organization

April 8, 2016 | Awards
The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) recently awarded Marietta College Emeritus Professor Dr. Robert W. Chase the 2016 OOGEEP Pipeline Award for his numerous positive contributions to Ohio and the state’s oil and gas industry. Chase served as chair of the Edwy R. Brown Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology at...
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Education Professor named to Luce Foundation Board of Directors

February 6, 2015 | 2016
Marietta College’s Dr. Bill Bauer, McCoy Associate Professor of Education, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation — a high impact, New York-based nonprofit organization supporting leadership development at a global level.
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College welcoming Director of Choral programs with Meet & Greet on Aug. 26

August 15, 2016 | Music
After nine days and more than 2,300 miles, Dr. Jay Dougherty and his family finally arrived in their new home. Dougherty crossed the U.S. — starting in San Diego — with his wife, Megan, and five daughters, excited to become Marietta College’s next Director of Choral & Vocal Activities and join the faculty as an Assistant Professor of...
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Emily Drabeck ’17 elected student body president

March 25, 2016 | SGA
Emily Drabeck ’17 (Washington, Pennsylvania) was elected by Marietta College’s student body to be the Student Government Association’s President for 2016-17.
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Land & Energy Management program receives AAPL accreditation

April 18, 2016 | Land & Energy Management
The American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) has accredited the Land & Energy Management program at Marietta College’s Department of Business & Economics, making the program one of 12 nationally accredited land management programs in North America. Marietta is the first liberal arts institution to receive the designation.
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Women's Soccer: Marietta at Geneva

4:00pm | Soccer
Following a three-game homestand, the Pioneers are back on the road in Pennsylvania.
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Fourth of July Fireworks

10:00pm | Fourth of July
Celebrate America's Independence at the annual fireworks display at the Washington County Fairgrounds.
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Galileo: The Power of the Telescope

7:00pm | Planetarium
Please join us as we learn about Galileo by taking a look at his life and some of his most important scientific discoveries. This fulldome program, produced by the Daniel M. Soref Planetarium at the Milwaukee Public Museum, will be accompanied by a star talk about the July night sky. This show is being offered on a first-come, first-served...
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Physician Assistant Graduation

2:00pm | Commencement
Marietta College will conduct its annual summer commencement for the graduating Physician Assistant students who are earning a master's degree.
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Summer Visit Day

9:30am to 1:00pm | Prospective Students
Spend time this summer visiting what U.S. News and World Report consistently rates as one of the Midwest’s Best Colleges, Marietta College. Register for a Summer Open House (Friday, July 29 or Friday, Aug. 12) to tour our campus, hear about admission and financial aid, and have lunch with faculty, staff and students. Located in bustling...
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