Esbenshade returns with ‘For the Love of Clara’ on Feb. 29

February 21, 2012 | Esbenshade Series
Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series will offer its third performance in February when “For the Love of Clara,” with Delores Zeigler and Rita Sloan appears on campus, Wednesday, Feb. 29. One of the great love stories to have captured the imagination of music-lovers, Clara and Robert Schumann’s romance and marriage have been the stuff of fairy...
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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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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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William ‘Shep’ Sheppard impacted the lives and professions of many

February 1, 2012 | Obit
Many of the “great” Marietta professors received a lot of ink in the College’s two history books—In the various branches of useful knowledge and A Pioneer College. Whether they obtained high degrees from remarkable colleges and universities, wrote extensive articles that were published nationally and internationally in their chosen fields, or...
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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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Marietta College adds experienced CPA as controller

January 12, 2012 | news2012
H. Daniel Hungerford, the former controller for HealthSouth Corp., joined Marietta College in December in the same capacity. As controller, Hungerford will direct a staff of six that monitors accounting systems and tracks all College funds, including the $60 million endowment.
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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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College honors 52 employees for 590 years of service

May 2, 2012 | news2012
Two Marietta College employees will always have the honor of saying they retired at the same time as President Jean A. Scott.
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Music professor presenting 'History of Hot and Cool Jazz'

October 15, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College’s Brent Yorgason, Associate Professor of Music, will present “History of Hot and Cool in Jazz,” at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24. Yorgason’s presentation will be in the Alma McDonough Auditorium and it is part of the Department of History’s series called History of Interesting Things.
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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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Painter, photographer to conduct three-day workshop at Marietta

October 11, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College will welcome painter and photographer Nancy Manter to campus on Monday, Nov. 5, as she presents a free lecture, “Desire Lines.” Manter’s public lecture will cover her work, which is based on elements of the weather, the environment and the landscape. It will be given starting at 7 p.m. in Hermann 308.
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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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Marietta names Dr. Karyn Sproles Provost, Dean of the Faculty

December 18, 2012 | news2012
Dr. Karyn Z. Sproles, the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Carlow University, has been selected to be Marietta College’s Provost and Dean of the Faculty, Marietta President Joseph Bruno announced today.
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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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Voting for Homecoming 2012 king and queen begins Oct. 11

October 10, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College’s 2012 Homecoming Court — made up of seven potential queens and five potential kings — will be voted on starting Thursday, Oct. 11.   Voting will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Thursday and again on Friday, Oct. 12, outside Gilman Dining Hall.
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