Forensics team closes 2008-09 season with strong showing

February 26, 2009 | news2008
As the Geneva Forensics Tournament wrapped, Heather Boomer '09 (Monument, Colo.) took a moment to reflect as her amazing career with the Marietta College team was coming to an end.
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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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Plenty of activities lined up for first week back on campus

August 20, 2008 | news2008
Marietta College's more than 1,450 students will have plenty to keep them busy during their first week back on campus. First things first, the students will get back into the swing of things academically by attending the first classes of the fall semester. Classes begin at 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25. Anyone seeking a regional history lesson as...
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College lends many hands to Community Service Day '08

April 17, 2008 | news2008
Kelly Sabol '10 smiled when asked why she spent a clear spring morning priming a rusty chain link fence surrounding a playground near Washington School. "I've lived in Marietta pretty much my whole life and I think it's such a great community," she said. "I want to do what I can to keep it that way."
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Marietta back on Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

For the second consecutive year, Marietta College's students are being honored for their dedication to service in the region. Marietta has been named to the 2007 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, a distinction that was also earned last year. The honor roll, which began in 2006, recognizes colleges and universities...
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Leadership students coordinating Red Cross fundraiser

November 18, 2008 | news2008
A group of students from Marietta College's McDonough Center for Leadership and Business are coordinating a fundraiser for the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund that ends Nov. 25. Celia Brockway '11, a member of the students who regularly volunteer at the local Red Cross, hopes their effort will encourage people to donate to what they believe is...
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Students ready for rest, time with family during Fall Break

October 7, 2008 | Fall Break
The air is colder and the leaves are more colorful, so every Marietta College student knows what that means - Fall Break or the four-day break is just around the corner. The unusual October vacation goes from Oct. 11-14, and many of Marietta's students are more than ready for it. Kent Reiber '10, of Avon Lake, Ohio, said he is "exhilarated"...
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Marietta alumna named new assistant director for Advancement

July 7, 2008 | Advancement
Kristin Garrison '84, who has spent the past 4 1/2 years in advancement and alumni positions at Ohio University, has been hired as the Assistant Director for Advancement at Marietta College. Recently Garrison has worked as the executive assistant for the vice president for University Advancement at Ohio and before that as the executive...
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Jeff Filkovski named new coach at Marietta College

March 13, 2008 | OAC
Jeff Filkovski, the 2007 Ohio Athletic Conference co-Assistant Coach of the Year, has been named the 28th head football coach at Marietta College. He replaces Curt Wiese, who left after two years to become the offensive coordinator at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
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College honors Holdren for his passion to education in the region

February 15, 2008 | Founders Day
Larry E. Holdren, who has been deeply involved in educational programs locally since 1969, received Marietta College's seventh annual Outstanding Education Volunteer Award Feb. 14 during the Founder's Day Convocation at the College. Patricia A. Loreno Willis '70, Chair of the Board of Trustees, presented the award honoring Holdren for his...
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Fans excited, nervous as Marietta soccer plays for OAC title Saturday

November 7, 2008 | OAC
In what is only its third Ohio Athletic Conference tournament appearance, Marietta College's men's soccer team gets a chance at claiming the conference title this weekend against Ohio Northern. The Pioneers travel to Ada a day early to get ready for the big showdown against the Polar Bears. Game starts at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. Excitement...
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Marietta College places No. 9 in latest U.S. News rankings in Midwest

August 22, 2008 | Annual Rankings
U.S.News & World Report magazine has again named Marietta College among the best Baccalaureate Colleges in the Midwest. The 2009 edition of America's Best Colleges ranks Marietta No. 9 among the top regional colleges and universities in the Midwest. The publication has ranked Marietta among the top institutions in the Midwest for the past...
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Marietta College-Marietta Morning Rotary reading camp begins June 9

June 4, 2008 | Reading Camp
More than 100 children are participating in the 20th annual Marietta College-Marietta Morning Rotary summer reading camp that runs from Monday, June 9 until Friday, June 27.
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Five McDonough Scholars relishing partnership with Harvard project

March 10, 2008 | news2008
When a student enters the McDonough Leadership Program at Marietta College they know to leave their egos at the door. Instead teamwork and high expectations are what the faculty stress. This semester the stakes have been ratcheted up even more for five McDonough Scholars as they work in partnership with Harvard University's Center for Public...
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