Veterans Day: College honors those who have served

November 11, 2011 | Veterans Day
Approximately two dozen students, faculty and staff joined a handful of veterans for a special Veterans Day wreath laying at Marietta College Friday afternoon.
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Dr. Arthur Levine to give keynote address at 2011 Commencement

February 21, 2011 | news2011
Dr. Arthur E. Levine, the sixth president of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, visits a great number of colleges and universities around the nation each year. However, his first trip to Marietta College won’t occur until May 8, 2011, as the keynote speaker for the 174th Commencement.
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Raise your expectations with Marietta College

November 1, 2011 | Raise Your Expectations
There are as many reasons why students choose Marietta College as there are students themselves. From the 13:1 student-to-professor ratio; the beautiful 90-acre campus in a quaint river city; the talented faculty who devote their careers to educating the next generation of industry leaders; the specialty programs such as petroleum engineering...
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Students, faculty spend nine days building homes in Nicaragua

February 1, 2011 | Study Abroad
Before Emma Vierheller ’12 (Orrville, Ohio) boarded the plane destined for Nicaragua in December, all she knew about the largest country in Central America was what she had read. After spending nine days in the country that is bordered by Honduras and Costa Rica, Vierheller’s thoughts on the people and country have been altered somewhat.
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Marietta signs cooperative agreement with international university

October 10, 2011 | UIR
For more than three decades, Marietta College has maintained a close relationship with the University of International Relations (UIR) in Beijing, China. Recently, Marietta President Dr. Jean Scott and UIR President Dr. Jian Tao reaffirmed the partnership between the two institutions by signing a cooperative agreement that continues current...
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College hosting annual Mid-Ohio Valley College Night on Sept. 19

September 9, 2011 | news2011
Josh Thrash ’08 said community interest and support in the annual Mid-Ohio Valley College Night has caused a ripple effect among colleges and universities around the region. “Because of the popularity of the fair among local high school students, we have many new schools attending this year,” said Thrash, an Admission Counselor at Marietta...
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Leadership Program part of New York Times pilot program

August 1, 2011 | Gama Perruci
The New York Times, one of the most respected and recognizable newspapers in the United States, has teamed up with Marietta College and one of its faculty members to be part of a pilot program this fall.   Dr. Gama Perruci, Interim Provost, believes “The Gray Lady” will serve as a valuable educational tool for first-year students and...
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Physician Assistant graduates meet current Pioneers in Vegas

June 23, 2011 | news2011
For five days, former and current Marietta College physician assistant students met in Las Vegas for the program’s annual alumni event. Led by Clinical Coordinator Penny Rose, the trip served as a great opportunity for the College to communicate with graduates, all the while serving as a strong learning experience for the program’s current...
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Alumna fulfills liberal arts vision one stroke at a time

June 1, 2011 | news2011
Jean Hirons’ life is the epitome of what a liberal arts education can do. Hailing from Mattapoisett, Mass., Hirons ’70 arrived on campus as a freshman in 1966 prepared to be a biology major. Though the former Jean Ott enjoyed the subject, the range of science courses she had to take to fulfill the major requirements pushed her in another...
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College’s Up ’til Dawn program has memorable year

April 27, 2011 | news2011
With Ellen Campbell (Assistant Dean of Students) as the new advisor and a 13-member executive board, Up ’til Dawn at Marietta College decided to make this a year to remember. “We really focused on making our finale event bigger and better than ever, and we set a record number of letters sent from Marietta College,” said Assistant Director...
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Free food, T-shirts and more available at 2011 Baseball and Softball Community Days

April 5, 2011 | news2011
In what has become one of the most anticipated events in Marietta each spring, Marietta College’s Sports Marketing class is excited to invite everyone to the fifth annual Community Softball Day (April 12) and Community Baseball Day (April 23). It is the fifth year of the softball event and gates will open at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, as...
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McDonough Center Dean named interim provost at Marietta

March 22, 2011 | news2011
Dr. Gama Perruci, Dean of the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business, will serve a two-year term as Interim Provost and Dean of the Faculty beginning July 1. President Jean Scott made the announcement to the campus community on Monday, March 21.
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City, College to host 2012 Ohio Chautauqua from June 19-23

December 21, 2011 | news2011
The City of Marietta, along with Marietta College, are proud to have been chosen as one of five sites in Ohio to host the 2012 Ohio Chautauqua, which is sponsored and presented by the Ohio Humanities Council. The five-day event will run from June 19-23 under a big tent at Marietta College’s DU Field on the corner of Fourth and Putnam streets.
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Pioneer send-off set for 10 a.m. Thursday outside Recreation Center

March 9, 2011 | Men's Basketball
The Marietta and College communities are invited to turn out in support of Jon VanderWal and his 11th ranked Pioneers as they depart for this weekend’s NCAA Division III Sectionals at The College of Wooster!
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Marietta BOT member to speak at November Economic Roundtable

November 1, 2011 | ERT
Dale Wartluft ’63, a former executive with IBM and Ernst & Young, is the November speaker for the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley. He will speak during the ERT’s luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Blennerhassett Hotel, 320 Market St., Parkersburg, W.Va. Wartluft’s talk is on the “Secret to Better Results? Your Employees!” After...
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On Solid Ground: Dr. Scott will leave Marietta in a better place

February 18, 2011 | Jean Scott
President Jean Scott’s announcement Friday was a bittersweet moment on campus but it reflected exactly the quality of leader she has been for Marietta College for more than a decade—an excellent planner whose dedication to preparation has fostered tremendous growth at Marietta. At the end of the 2011-12 academic year, Dr. Scott will retire as...
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Planetarium announces free community shows for October

October 14, 2011 | Planetarium
Marietta College’s Dr. Ann Bragg, Director of the Anderson Hancock Planetarium, is pleased to announce that the College will be showing one of the most popular shows—“Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity.” Black Holes will be presented at two different times—7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, and 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30.
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Northwestern professor chosen for 27th Milton Friedman Lecture

January 19, 2011 | Friedman Lecture
Dr. Lynne Kiesling, a senior lecturer at Northwestern University’s Department of Economics, will speak on Regulation and Technological Change: The Case of Electricity during the 27th Milton Friedman Lecture. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium at Marietta College...
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Inspired Asia exhibit to open Oct. 12 at Parkersburg Art Center

October 4, 2011 | news2011
Inspired Asia: Art From The Richard Krause Collection at Marietta College, will be unveiled during an opening reception on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the Parkersburg Art Center. The reception is scheduled for 6:30-8:30 p.m. The show features work from a large donation by Dr. Richard M. Krause ’47 to the College.   Inspired Asia will also feature...
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Leadership Program to welcome 60 McDonough Scholars this fall

August 19, 2011 | news2011
As campus sits quiet for one last week of summer, Connor Walters ’13 (Bay Village, Ohio) will be actively involved in the 2011 McDonough EXCEL Workshop serving as this year’s assistant coordinator. Walters will play a major role in introducing the 60 new McDonough Scholars to life on campus and their new role within the community.
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Thank You! Donors' generosity helps College surpass Marietta Fund goal

August 1, 2011 | The Marietta Fund
More than a year ago, when Brandee Norris and Angela Anderson began preparing a strategy on how to reach Marietta College’s ambitious $1.65 million Marietta Fund goal, there was something that put their minds at ease—Marietta College donors like a challenge. Call it Pioneer Pride.
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Hartel Program helps students aid local non-profit organizations

June 7, 2011 | Hartel Program
During the spring semester 22 Marietta College students were able to learn more about marketing and promotions thanks to funding from both the Hartel Program for Social Activism and Change and Freshman Retention and the Office of Civic Engagement. The students came from either the Writing for Public Relations or Junior Graphic Design courses...
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Remarkable fan support continues to be trademark for Marietta baseball

May 24, 2011 | World Series
Allison Fouss has loved Marietta College baseball since 2007. That’s when her soon-to-be brother-in-law, Nathan Eschbaugh ’10, joined the Etta Express. Now she and her family almost never miss a game. She doesn’t plan to miss a game of the NCAA Division III Baseball Championships in Grand Chute, Wis., either.
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Professors participate in AsiaNetwork Conference in Chicago

April 19, 2011 | news2011
Marietta College’s Dr. Chaya Chandrasekhar (Art Department), Professor Grace Johnson (Department of Business & Economics), and Dr. Ihor Pidhainy (Department of History, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion) recently traveled to Chicago to participate in the 19th annual AsiaNetwork Conference.
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Education students gain diversity experience in Pittsburgh school

April 1, 2011 | news2011
For Marietta students the best way to experience diversity is to experience it firsthand. For a group of about 20 Education majors they did just that by spending a week in the classrooms Woodland Hills School District in Pittsburgh.  
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