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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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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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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Pioneer Navy Boathouse Dinner, Sports Festival planned for Homecoming 2011

August 5, 2011 | news2011
Homecoming and athletics go hand-in-hand at Marietta College and this year will be no different.   However, there are some exciting activities planned, including two new features when alumni and friends return to campus Oct. 14-16.   We hope you can join Director of Athletics Larry Hiser, crew coaches Chris Pucella and Kelly Harris, as well...
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College welcomes 29 new graduates of PA Program

July 16, 2011 | news2011
With a big smile stretched across her face, Elizabeth Ramsey ’07, PA’11 (Danville, Ky.) watched as her fellow Physician Assistant graduates celebrated Saturday afternoon (July 16) at Fenton Court. She couldn’t hide her excitement because she said it was like watching family enjoy the best day of their lives.
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Campus community celebrates baseball's national championship from a distance

June 1, 2011 | National Champs
It took a little longer than expected but by day’s end the Marietta College Pioneers clinched the 2011 Division III World Series Championship, besting Chapman University Panthers 18-5.
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Special gift for Special Collections: Emeritus trustee honors late brother with gift

May 2, 2011 | Advancement
Emeritus Trustee Bob Showalter ’59 appreciates the efforts that Marietta College has made when it comes to preserving historic documents and has taken steps to ensure the College continues to fill that role. Marietta College President Jean Scott will formally recognize the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Endowment at 5:30 p.m.,...
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Hard work by dedicated students makes the Marcolian a success

April 14, 2011 | The Marcolian
A normal Tuesday for most Marietta College students usually involves going to classes, eating lunch with friends, a workout at the gym, and hanging with friends. For Alison Matas ’11 (Kent, Ohio), her Tuesdays are typically spent in an office, sitting at a computer, laying out the student newspaper—The Marcolian. While most of the campus...
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Annual Senior Art Exhibition opens April 8 at Hermann Fine Arts

March 31, 2011 | news2011
Marietta College’s Art Department is proud to present “Nothing Too Weird,” an exhibition featuring the work of the graduating seniors. The exhibition will run from April 8 to May 8, and will include an opening presentation to celebrate the accomplishments of these seniors is scheduled from 6-8 p.m., Friday, April 8. The show will be held at...
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McDonough students conducting local job fair at O’Neill Senior Center

November 18, 2011 | news2011
Students from Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business have organized a community job fair for the Mid-Ohio Valley on Monday, Nov. 21, at the O’Neill Senior Center. The job fair, which will include job opportunities and career information from businesses in the Marietta and Parkersburg areas, will be held from 11 a.m....
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Marietta College: Flood Updates for March 2011

March 10, 2011 | news2011
Update: 10:34 a.m., Saturday, March 12 To the Marietta College community: In the interest of keeping you informed of developments relating to the flooding in the Marietta area and on campus, here are the latest developments as of 10:34 a.m., Saturday, March 12. There is some very good news to report. The flooding in the Marietta area won’t be...
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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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Faculty, students honored during annual Founders Day celebration

February 28, 2011 | Founders Day 2011
Customary during Marietta College’s annual Founders Day Convocation, faculty and students were recognized with special awards during the ceremony on Feb. 17 in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Marietta College President Jean A. Scott welcomed faculty, administration, trustees, emeriti faculty and honored guests who gathered to celebrate the...
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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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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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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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George Mason professor to speak at September Economic Roundtable

August 25, 2011 | news2011
Dr. Jack A. Goldstone, Hazel Professor of Public Policy and a Fellow of the Mercatus Center of George Mason University, is the first speaker for the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley this fall. He will speak during the ERT’s luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Marietta Country Club. Goldstone’s talk is on “How to be Realistic about...
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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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