More than 290 MC graduates receive diplomas at 169th commencement

May 20, 2006 | Graduation 2006
Marietta College President Dr. Jean A. Scott and Provost Dr. Sue DeWine handed out more than 290 diplomas Saturday, May 20, during the 169th annual commencement ceremony in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center in front of more than 2,000 family and friends. Senior Harry Antonio of Rhode Island was awarded the coveted Jewett Oration Prize for his...
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History senior wins regional Phi Alpha Theta award for paper

April 25, 2006 | news2006
Marietta College senior Tia Bina was recently awarded first place for the Best U.S. History Paper by an Undergraduate Student at the regional meeting of Phi Alpha Theta history honor society at Ashland College. Bina, a senior majoring in history, won for her paper on "Marietta on the Silver Screen, the Movie Premier of Battle Hymn." Bina, the...
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MC students surpass state pass rates on teacher preparation exam

February 17, 2006 | Education
Marietta College graduates who joined the teaching profession last fall continued the College's record of excellence on the national examination for new teachers. For the fifth consecutive year, MC teacher candidates scored a 100 percent summary pass rate on the Praxis II examinations, bettering the most recent Ohio statewide pass rate of 94...
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McDonough, AAUW partner for second year of 'Great Decisions Series'

October 16, 2006 | news2006
Following a successful inaugural run, The 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 2007. Great Decisions, which is designed to enrich the international...
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MC's Psychology Department wins 2006 Program Poster Competition

September 18, 2006 | news2006
Marietta College's Psychology Department took top honors in the 2006 Council of Undergraduate Psychology Programs Creative Department or Program Poster Award Competition at the Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) during the summer. Drs. Mary Barnas, Ryan May and Mark Sibicky authored the poster, Using a State Mental Health Grant to...
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Marietta remains in top 20 in U.S.News and World Report rankings

August 18, 2006 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College, which is consistently ranked among the top regional schools in the Midwest, remains one of the best colleges according to the latest U.S.News and World Report annual ratings, which were released today (Aug. 18) on its Web site. Marietta College is listed No. 17 out of more than 100 schools in the Midwest Comprehensive...
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Summer excursion takes Marietta group to Italy, Egypt and Greece

July 18, 2006 | news2006
In three short weeks, a group of Marietta College students and faculty took in more than 1,000 years of history. Their stops included the Vatican, the Parthenon and the Great Sphinx as Marietta College's leadership and education departments took 26 students and three faculty to study abroad in Italy, Egypt, and Greece earlier this summer.
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Marietta assistant professor Bauer receives Lifetime Achievement Award

July 3, 2006 | Bill Bauer
Marietta College's Dr. William Bauer, assistant professor and director of the Master of Arts in Education Program, was recently awarded an annual Lifetime Achievement Award from the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Planning Council in conjunction with HAVAR. The Advocates for Public Policy and Change present the award annually. Bauer received...
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Professor staying busy this summer reading, writing and presenting

June 14, 2006 | Eric Fitch
Marietta College's Dr. Eric J. Fitch, an associate professor of Environmental Science and Leadership, has already had a busy summer from a professional standpoint.
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MC, MMH, fire department unveil life-saving simulator to community

May 18, 2006 | news2006
Through a joint effort by Marietta College, Marietta Memorial Hospital and the Marietta Fire Department a new Emergency Care Simulator (ECS) is now being used to help save lives in the Mid-Ohio Valley. The simulator, which is dubbed "Stan the Man," was unveiled Thursday, May 18, during a news conference at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
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Four-week summer reading camp hosted by Department of Education

April 13, 2006 | Reading Camp
Marietta College's Department of Education, with the assistance of the Marietta Morning Rotary Club, is offering a four-week summer reading camp program from June 19 until July 14. Dr. Dottie Erb, chair of the Education Department, says the program is designed to provide literacy instruction for children entering kindergarten through sixth...
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Delta Tau Delta fraternity members participate in Quiz Bowl

December 8, 2006 | Greek Life
Members of Marietta College's Delta Tau Delta fraternity participated in a Quiz Bowl, battling one another for "know-it-all" glory. There were seven teams and more than 120 questions asked. The Passionate Liberals—a team made up of seniors Hunter Jonsson (Burke, Va.) and Andy Byers (Parkersburg, W.Va.), and juniors Dave Borrelli (Oxford,...
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Marietta College produces first visual identity style guideline system

October 12, 2006 | college relations
Marietta College President Dr. Jean A. Scott is pleased to announce the College has developed its first standard graphic identity program, which was created to provide a consistent approach to logo use in marketing and communication. The initiative, which took approximately one year of campus interviews, design, comments, and standards...
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College's third class of Physician Assistant students graduate

September 7, 2006 | news2006
Dr. Gloria Stewart, director of the Marietta College Physician Assistant Studies Program, is pleased to announce that the 21 members of the third class of master's students completed their degree requirements in early August.
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More than 400 freshmen move in to Marietta College residence halls

August 17, 2006 | Move-In Day
Nathan Eschbaugh was moved into his freshman residence hall by 9:30 a.m. Thursday (Aug. 17). Good planning? Luck? Not exactly. It's what happens when you are the second son to attend Marietta College, and your mother knows some tricks. "We got here early, got a good parking spot and got him moved in," said Robin Eschbaugh, whose oldest son,...
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College hosting second International Business Leadership seminar

July 13, 2006 | news2006
Marietta College and the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business are pleased to be hosting 10 MBA students from Piracicaba Methodist University (UNIMEP) of Brazil at the second International Business Leadership (IBL) seminar from July 17-28. The IBL is primarily designed for graduate business students from accredited institutions outside...
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MC's Delta Tau Delta chosen for development pilot program

June 28, 2006 | news2006
Marietta College fraternity, Delta Tau Delta is one of 10 chapters selected nationally to participate in a member education and development pilot program starting this fall.
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MC faculty presenting at Biennial Conference on Chemical Education

May 26, 2006 | news2006
Marietta College chemistry faculty members Dr. Kevin Pate and Dr. Don Carpenetti are both making presentations at the 19th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE) in late July and early August at Purdue University. The conference runs from July 30 to Aug. 3. As noted on the BCCE website, this conference is "the largest gathering of...
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Marietta College announces 2006 New Student Orientation leaders

May 16, 2006 | news2006
Marietta College's Office of Student Life is pleased to announce that they have chosen 18 students to be New Student Orientation Leaders this fall. The program is a weeklong orientation for all new students the first week of arrival and continues with the First Year Seminar and Lab. Orientation is scheduled for Aug. 17-20. The orientation...
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Education professor chosen to present findings to state education board

February 22, 2006 | Faculty News
Dr. William Bauer, assistant professor and director of the Master of Arts in Education Program, has been selected by the Ohio Department of Education and the Special Education Professional Development Advisory Committee to present the results of his research on the Impact of Co-teaching in Ohio's Schools. His presentation is scheduled for 9 a...
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Environmental Science professor presents at two conferences

December 1, 2006 | news2006
Marietta College's Dr. Eric Fitch, an associate professor and member of the biology and environmental science department and Leadership Program faculties, made presentations at the Fall 2006 conferences of two water resource associations. Fitch spoke on the topic "Warmer, drier, meaner? Resource Allocation in the Ohio River in the time of...
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Nine students make up Marietta's 2006 Homecoming royalty

October 6, 2006 | Homecoming 2006
Marietta College is pleased to announce that the 2006 Homecoming Court includes five queen candidates and four king candidates. All are seniors. The winners will be announced at halftime of the Pioneers' football game with John Carroll on Saturday, Oct. 14. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. at Don Drumm Stadium.
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Marietta's McDonough Center hires Director of Civic Engagement

August 25, 2006 | news2006
Tanya Judd Pucella, who earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Florida, was recently named the Director of Civic Engagement at Marietta College's McDonough Center for Leadership and Business. Pucella is completing her Ph.D. in the College of Health and Public Affairs at the University of Central Florida, while...
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Marietta College goes wireless in residence halls this fall

August 1, 2006 | news2006
In another effort to provide Marietta College students with better access to technology, the Office of Information Technology is pleased to announce that all residence halls will have wireless Internet access beginning this fall.
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MC wraps up Excellence in Mathematics Teaching (EMT) program

July 6, 2006 | news2006
Marietta College officials agree the recently completed inaugural Excellence in Mathematics Teaching (EMT) program was a huge success as close to 60 teachers from grades kindergarten to seven wrapped up the 10 days of classes. The program, intended to help reduce math anxiety and increase math knowledge, was developed by a team led by Dr....
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