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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29 students earn top honors in District 10 History Day competition

March 22, 2011 | news2011
Twenty-nine students claimed top spots in the 2011 District 10 National History Day in Ohio competition held at Marietta College on Saturday, March 19. Students in grades 6-12 from an eight-county region in Southeastern Ohio—Belmont, Coshocton, Guernsey, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble and Washington counties—were eligible to compete at the...
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Sweet Sendoff: Campus-turned-cheerleaders rally behind Pioneer men

March 10, 2011 | Sweet 16
Any trace of a navy blue tracksuit walking past the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center help desk caused the growing crowd to cheer. Despite the constant drizzle of rain, about 100 members from campus and the surrounding community turned out Thursday morning to give the Marietta College Men’s Basketball team a warm sendoff as they prepare to take...
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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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New McCoy Scholar pleased to spread her wings at Marietta

November 1, 2011 | McCoy Scholar
Charlee Ottersberg ’14 (Arvada, Colo.) adapts quickly to her surroundings. “It’s been easy. The transition from living in Colorado to living in Marietta has been easy because I am such an independent person,” Charlee says. “When I would go away to camps I never called home. I have called home a few times, but I do text my parents every day.”...
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Trustee named first Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence at McDonough

February 16, 2011 | Executive in Residence
Dale Wartluft ’63 has accomplished much in his professional career, but when he was chosen to be the Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence (EIR) for 2011-12 he was clearly humbled. “I feel very honored to be selected as the first Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence,” Wartluft said. “I’ve been so impressed with the concept of the EIR program and its...
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Midnight Madness to be streamed live on the web

October 13, 2011 | news2011
For the many Marietta College fans who can’t make it to Fenton Court to take in the fun and excitement of this year’s Midnight Madness, well, there’s good news. The College is going to stream the entire event live, including the unveiling of last season’s Championship Banners. You will be able to begin viewing the webcast around 11:15 p.m.,...
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Media Studies faculty members present at EPA conference

January 25, 2011 | news2011
Marietta College’s Dr. Jane Dailey and Dr. Joan Price, Assistant Professors in the Communication and Media Studies, recently addressed an Environmental Protection Agency conference in Columbus, Ohio.
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Marietta College Commemoration of 9/11

September 10, 2011 | 9/11
Dear Marietta College Community, By now, many of you may be aware that Marietta College has been the topic of discussion on a number of websites and on Fox News this morning in regards to plans for tomorrow’s on-campus observance of the 10th anniversary of the tragedies of Sept. 11, 2001.
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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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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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College unveils plans to name wellness center after Dr. Harding

November 4, 2011 | news2011
He was a trusted friend, a devoted student advocate and a mentor to many. When Dr. J. Michael Harding died unexpectedly this summer, many of the students, staff and faculty who knew him well were not able to return to campus to mourn their loss.
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President Scott announces retirement

February 18, 2011 | Jean Scott
After more than a decade of strong leadership and unprecedented growth, Dr. Jean A. Scott, Marietta College’s first woman president, announced today (Feb. 18) she is retiring. Dr. Scott, who joined Marietta College in 2000 as its 17th president, will remain as the College’s president until June 30, 2012. Marietta’s Board of Trustees expects...
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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 planning to help in New Orleans during spring break

February 7, 2011 | news2011
Eight hours a day for five consecutive days, Taylor Landrie ’13 (Buckhannon, W.Va.) will spend her Spring Break with two dozen or so friends. However, there’s a twist. Landrie and the other Marietta College students will be in New Orleans working with a nonprofit called “Relief Spark.” Landrie expects the experience to benefit her twofold.  
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