In Your Words: Homecoming 2012

October 16, 2012 | news2012
See how our students, alumni and friends celebrated Homecoming 2012 via social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. [View the story "Homecoming 2012" on Storify]
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Senior Week offers graduates a 'Last Chance to Be a Kid'

April 26, 2012 | senior week
There is still finals week to navigate (April 30-May 4), but the Class of 2012 is looking forward this year’s Senior Week — “Last Chance to Be a Kid.” Lauren Currie ’13 (Lockport, N.Y.), Vice President of Student Senate, has worked hard with the other members of Senate to create a week worth remembering. The week kicks off with students...
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Dr. Joseph Bruno inaugurated as 18th President

October 12, 2012 | Joseph Bruno
Gathered with his wife and daughter in his office, only minutes after the Presidential Inauguration, Dr. Joseph W. Bruno had a look of relief. Someone asked, “Does it change anything?” His response? “It feels different,” President Bruno says.
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College’s Annual Senior Capstone Art Exhibition opens April 13

April 3, 2012 | news2012
After nearly four years of class, projects and smaller exhibitions, Marietta College’s graduating art students are ready for their biggest show of their careers. Marietta College’s Art Department is proud to present the annual Senior Capstone Exhibition, “Not Formed in a Day.” The exhibition begins with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m.,...
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Guest lecturer to talk about animation pioneer Charles Csuri

October 10, 2012 | news2012
Dr. Janice Glowski, Assistant Professor at Wittenberg University, will be delivering a lecture about renowned artist Charles Csuri at Marietta College at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17. Glowski will speak for about one hour on Csuri’s early and recent work, and his contributions to the field of computer art and animation in Hermann 308.
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College names Waddle new football coach

December 19, 2012 | Football
Marietta College Director of Athletics Larry Hiser announced the hiring of Andrew Waddle as the Pioneers’ head football coach Wednesday afternoon.
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Students, faculty attend Ohio Naturalists’ Conference in Columbus

March 2, 2012 | news2012
Whether it was a discussion on spiders, millipedes or assassin bugs, Derek Hennen ’12 (Little Hocking, Ohio) was soaking in every bit of the 2012 Ohio Naturalists’ Conference in Columbus. Dr. Katy Lustofin, Assistant Professor of Biology, and Dr. Dave McShaffrey, Professor of Biology, joined Hennen at the Feb. 11 conference that marked the...
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Mini-grants awarded for College theme

October 5, 2012 | news2012
From AIDS Awareness to pairing up students of different cultural backgrounds to do community service, Marietta College’s 2012-13 theme of Leadership & Social Justice is off to a good start.
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FYE class visits Rock 'n' Roll HOF

December 12, 2012 | news2012
A day trip to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame was exactly the reminder that Kennedy Clyde ’16 (Chagrin Falls, Ohio) needed. “This outing to Cleveland reminded me of the reason I chose to attend this College; to receive individualized academic and extra-curricular attention through amazing, once in a lifetime opportunities,” she said.
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Faculty honors presented during 177th Founders Day celebration

February 17, 2012 | Founders Day
Marietta College’s faculty had their moment to shine Thursday, Feb. 16, during the 177th Founders Day convocation. Marietta College President Dr. Jean A. Scott welcomed faculty, administration, trustees, emeriti faculty and honored guests who gathered to celebrate the College’s birthday in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. It was also Dr. Scott'...
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December grads enjoy their day with family, friends

December 10, 2012 | December Graduation
Sherrill and Reggie Wallace get the rare opportunity to watch their son, Terrance ’12 (Westerville, Ohio), graduate from Marietta College twice.
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Alumnus returns to campus for Physics Colloquium

January 27, 2012 | news2012
Dr. Greg Smith ’78 is like the LeBron James of the physics world.  OK, maybe he’s the Carmelo Anthony. Either way, he’s an all-star. Smith is the group leader of Structure and Dynamics Soft Matter and as the Neutron Sciences Directorate at the Oak Ridge (Tenn.) National Laboratory.
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December Graduation set for 2 p.m. Dec. 9

November 27, 2012 | December Graduation
With the fall semester winding down, Marietta College is ready to welcome 56 new members to The Long Blue Line as the annual December Graduation Celebration is scheduled for 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9, on Fenton Court. The winter commencement has always been an informal celebration in which students are allowed to pass around a microphone and...
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President-elect Joseph Bruno to visit Marietta campus Jan. 18-19

January 11, 2012 | Joseph Bruno
Dr. Joseph W. Bruno will make his first visit to campus as Marietta College’s president-elect over two days next week. Bruno, who will be Marietta’s 18th president effective July 1, will be joined by his wife, Diane, from Jan. 18-19. Bruno will have a full schedule and many opportunities to interact with the Marietta College community. His...
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Harrison Hall Dedication

September 24, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College will officially dedicate Harrison Hall during a special ceremony at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, as part of the Family Weekend activities. The College will also be dedicating the Dr. J. Michael Harding Center for Health and Wellness, with tours of the complex offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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McDonough to host 2013 Great Decision Series

November 21, 2012 | news2012
Almost daily you can read or hear about issues involving China, Iran and Egypt. Now, thanks to the 2013 Great Decisions Series you spend six weeks on Marietta College’s campus discussing these topics and many more.
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Timeless Faculty: A man of many words

September 24, 2012 | news2012
Whether he was teaching German to a class full of students, translating scientific papers into German, French, Swedish, Italian or Dutch, or he was attending an athletic contest at the College, Professor George Blake put his heart into anything that supported Marietta College far beyond his 31-year tenure.
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Esbenshade Series returns with author Wes Moore on Nov. 13

November 5, 2012 | Esbenshade Series
Wes Moore, author of Marietta College’s 2012 Common Reading, The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates, will speak publicly at the College at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Moore’s appearance is part of the 2012-13 Frederica G. Esbenshade Series, as well as the College Theme of “Leadership & Social Justice...
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Information Systems senior nabs coveted internship with Ellucian

September 24, 2012 | news2012
  For most colleges and universities across the country, including Marietta College, Ellucian, formerly known as Datatel, is the software provider of choice. This summer, eight college students were chosen to participate in Ellucian’s highly selective internship program, including Marietta’s own Austin Sampson ’13 (Waterford, Ohio).
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Rep. Ryan fires up base at Fenton Court rally

November 3, 2012 | news2012
Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican candidate for Vice President, fired up a partisan crowd by assailing President Obama for his comments on “revenge” at Marietta College’s Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on Saturday, Nov. 3.
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Family Weekend tradition continues

September 20, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College is expecting about 100 visitors to campus during the weekend of Sept. 28-30, when it is conducting its annual Family Weekend activities. The event is open to all family members of current college students and is a long-standing tradition, dating back to the first Family Day in 1973.
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College’s Shake America volunteers at Daily Bread Kitchen

October 31, 2012 | news2012
Shake America may be a new student organization on Marietta College’s campus, but the upstart is already making an impact in the community. With 10 Marietta College students in tow, Shake America recently sponsored a meal at the Daily Bread Kitchen in the Harmar area of Marietta. The kitchen operates from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday —...
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Alumnus completes his degree after missing first opportunity

June 8, 2012 | news2012
Kevin O’Neill remembers sitting in the grass on the hill below the steps of Andrews Hall, watching the Class of 1987 — his class — graduate without him. The Political Science major needed 21 additional hours to graduate however, because money was tight, O’Neill could not return to Marietta. Additionally, the thought of being a “Super-Senior...
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Accounting professor presents paper at Las Vegas meeting

October 23, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College’s Grace Johnson, McCoy Professor of Accounting, recently traveled to Las Vegas and presented a paper at the 2012 Academic and Business Research Institute’s semi-annual meeting.
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