Psychology student pioneering autism study

September 25, 2009 | Autism
Psychology major Heather Haught ’11 is a pioneer in her field of study. With the help of Psychology Assistant Professor Dr. Alicia Doerflinger, Haught is currently conducting the second phase of a two-part experiment titled “The Effect of Food Preferences, Food Intake and Taster Status on Body Weight in Children with Autism.” The project is...
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Marietta celebrates Pioneer Pride Day

August 28, 2009 | 175th anniversary
Perhaps Doug Jessmer ’94 would have been awake anyways a few minutes past midnight Friday, Aug. 28, cradling his beautiful 6-month-old baby girl, Olivia, in his arms. And perhaps he would have been wearing his Marietta T-shirt anyway. But here at Marietta College, we’re positive Doug was purposefully showing his support for his alma mater on...
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Students compete for top honors in math competition

April 27, 2009 | news2009
For the third year in a row, math students from Marietta College showed other schools from Ohio they know how to compete. "The fact that Marietta College teams have finished first and second in each of the last three years is an accomplishment," said Dr. Matt Menzel, Assistant Professor of Mathematics.
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McDonough featured in Best Practices Panel at national conference

February 3, 2009 | news2009
Marietta College's Dr. Gama Perruci was asked to participate in a national conference to discuss how the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business approaches its various endeavors and how leadership studies, in general, are used to promote engaged citizenship among students.
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Students love the traditional breakfast before finals week

November 30, 2009 | Late Night Breakfast
Ally Janakis ’11 (South Berwick, Maine) loves the traditions at Marietta College. Whether it’s participating in Doo Dah Day or painting The Rock for a CUB event. But probably her favorite tradition is the annual Late Night Breakfast that is held the Sunday before finals week in the fall.
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Tickets go on sale for Harlem Globetrotters game at Marietta College

October 23, 2009 | news2009
Tickets for The Harlem Globetrotters, who have thrilled audiences around the world for more than 80 years, are now available for the team’s game at Marietta College’s Fenton Court on Jan. 26.
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College honors former Trustee during dedication ceremony

October 5, 2009 | Advancement
Robert E. Evans was remembered as valued confidant and mentor, as well as a loving husband and father during a dedication ceremony Friday, Oct. 2, for the new Case Study Room at Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business that is named in his honor.
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Science Scholars: College welcomes 4 new Rickey Scholars

September 23, 2009 | Rickey Scholars
Joining an impressive group of scholars, many of whom have gone on to some on the nation’s most prestigious graduate programs, Jennifer Kachel ’13, Shelby Lee ’13, Will Vance ’12 and John Zoretich ’13 are Marietta College’s new Rickey Scholars in Physics. Earning a Rickey Scholarship is extremely competitive. Recipients are chosen based on...
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Student Senate President sets goals for 2009-10

August 6, 2009 | news2009
I know that Student Senate, as well as the student body, will have a great semester and work to make some positive changes this school year. During the summer, I had time to think about what needs to be accomplished on campus this year. While there is a lot that can be done for the students, it’s going to take serious work and dedication both...
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Physician Assistant graduate program gets nod to grow

April 3, 2009 | news2009
As the fourth fastest growing profession in the U.S., the demand for physician assistants is expected to grow by 27 percent in the decade leading up to 2016. Marietta College is helping to meet that need with its Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program. Recently the program received approval to increase the number of students...
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Alumnus wins $1M Super Bowl commercial contest

February 2, 2009 | David Herbert
Dave Herbert '98 doesn't need a crystal ball to see into his future. Herbert, along with his older brother, Joe, are the hottest duo in advertising today after winning $1 million from Doritos in the Frito-Lay product's third annual "Crash the Super Bowl" commercial contest. The Herberts' commercial, which included a crystal ball (actually a...
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Professor speaking on College’s 175-year history for Perspectives Series

November 6, 2009 | 175th anniversary
Since its earliest days, Marietta College has never missed an opportunity to celebrate a milestone or anniversary. In fact, observances of important milestones have become integral to the history of the institution. During the 2009-10 academic year the College is celebrating its 175th anniversary with special events and special speakers,...
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Students targeting hunger during Make a Difference Day

October 16, 2009 | news2009
Marietta College students and faculty are spearheading efforts to end hunger locally. In the month of October, Marietta College students will engage in five projects within the greater Marietta community that will be focused on the issue of hunger relief.  As a part of Make a Difference Day and the College’s year-long focus on ending hunger...
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Amanda Dever named College's second AmeriCorps rep

October 1, 2009 | Americorps VISTA
The fact that so many men, women and children go hungry on a regular basis in this community has weighed on the mind of Amanda Dever since she came to Marietta at the beginning of the fall semester.
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Studying in Germany provides insight for Marietta student

September 14, 2009 | news2009
It would have been easy for Carlene Wesemeyer ’10 (Grafton, Ohio) to follow the normal path. Most students enjoy college from a comfortable futon or chair in their residence hall rooms watching familiar television, taking familiar classes, seeing the same familiar faces everyday, and eating the same familiar food.
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Children return to campus for annual summer reading camp

May 13, 2009 | Reading Camp
The Marietta College and Marietta Morning Rotary Club Summer Reading Camp is offering a four-week summer reading camp that is scheduled to begin June 15. The camp, which is open to children who will be entering kindergarten through the sixth grade in the fall of 2009, ends July 3.
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Monek appointed to national committee for tenure guidelines

March 18, 2009 | Dan Monek
Marietta College's Dr. Daniel G. Monek has been appointed to serve on a national committee for tenure guidelines for the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO).
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English Department, Writing Center team up for 175 event on Nov. 11

October 29, 2009 | 175th anniversary
When Drs. Janet Bland and Tim Catalano first heard about the ways Marietta College planned to celebrate its 175th anniversary this academic year, both wondered if there was a way for them to get involved. Thanks to a special 175 mini-grant program providing individuals and departments on campus with funding for projects chosen from...
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Mini-Grant Program, Perspectives Photo Series highlight 175th Anniversary Celebration in October

October 13, 2009 | 175th anniversary
Once the community kick-off and global Pioneer Pride Day spiked excitement for the Marietta College campus in August, it’s easy to wonder what the 175th anniversary celebration could do for an encore come October. The answer is two-fold and includes campus-wide initiatives that have invited participation and widespread appreciation for the...
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