New academic year gets underway at Marietta

August 26, 2013 | news2013
Aimee Cline ’14 (Rittman, Ohio) doesn’t recall her first day of classes during her freshman year. “I remember Matriculation and moving in my freshman year, but the first day of class is a blur,” she says.
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Marietta Forensics wins President’s Division

February 18, 2013 | news2013
Behind a strong performance from Ben Reese ’13 (Marietta, Ohio), Marietta College’s forensics team finished first in the President’s Division of the Ohio Forensics Association State Championship. The first-place finish was in the small school category, but the Pioneers placed second overall debate team sweepstakes. The competition was held...
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MC Thanks Campaign

November 12, 2013 | news2013
Marietta College is pleased to announce that students involved with the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business and Student Senate have organized the first MC Thanks Campaign, which is an opportunity for the student body to say thank you to any faculty or staff member.
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Phi Beta Kappa gets 16 new members

April 30, 2013 | news2013
Sixteen Marietta College seniors were recently inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa society, which was established in 1860 at the College. The ceremony was held in the Trustee Conference Room of the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on Monday, April 29.
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College welcomes new Disabilities Specialist/504 Coordinator to ARC

August 14, 2013 | ARC
With classes set to begin in less than a month, Melissa Simmons is excited to welcome students back to Marietta College. Simmons joined the College in June as its Disabilities Specialist/504 Coordinator, and she wants to make sure everyone gets to know her.
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Application deadline approaching for Academy for Excellence in Math

February 14, 2013 | news2013
The Academy for Excellence in Math Education has become a tradition at Marietta College. For a sixth consecutive year, Marietta College’s Department of Education is conducting the Academy program for Ohio teachers in grades pre-kindergarten through eight.
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Marietta places 21 on ‘Who’s Who Among Students’ annual list

November 8, 2013 | Who Who
Twenty-one Marietta College students were recently selected for the 2014 “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” Since 1934 students have been honored in the annual directory as outstanding campus leaders of the year. “Who’s Who Among Students” gives each chosen student national recognition as well as one of the...
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Caring Community

April 18, 2013 | news2013
When you hear someone say today’s younger generation doesn’t care about anything but themselves, maybe you should look at what Marietta College’s students accomplished over two days in April. With two different student-run philanthropy events on the docket for April 5-6, the Pioneers raised more than $14,000 for cancer research.
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Jeff Theobald — Recycling Coordinator

August 12, 2013 | news2013
Jeff Theobald looks at recycling from an artist’s point of view. A graphic artist by training, Jeff has embraced his role as Marietta College’s Recycling Coordinator — a part-time position he started in the fall of 2012.
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Friedman Lecture Series slated for March 3

February 13, 2013 | news2013
Donald J. Boudreaux, Professor of Economics at George Mason University, is delivering the 29th annual Milton Friedman Lecture Series at Marietta College on Sunday, March 3. Boudreaux will talk about “Has America’s Middle-Class Stagnated Since the 1970s?” at 7 p.m. in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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33rd Rickey Scholar adjusts to college life, college physics

November 1, 2013 | news2013
Every student goes through some sort of adjustment period when they arrive on campus, and Devon Vogelsang ’17 (Tiltonsville, Ohio) was no different.
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Doo Dah Day welcomes HelloGoodbye, Kingsfoil on April 20

April 15, 2013 | Doo Dah Day
For the last couple of years, poor weather and low turnout at events has rained on students’ Doo Dah Day parade. Fortunately, that is unlikely to happen this year.
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UIR-Marietta connection stronger than ever

August 1, 2013 | UIR
Taking a break from his lunch in Gilman Dining Hall, Yu Yongjia couldn’t wait to talk about his first experience in the United States.
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College schedules programs for Black History Month

February 4, 2013 | Black History Month
This year Marietta College’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, led by Dr. Richard Danford, is celebrating Black History Month with performances, speakers, and student presentations, most with ties to the local region.
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Dr. Bauer receives Ben Bonanno Disability Advocate Award

October 18, 2013 | news2013
Marietta College’s Dr. William M. Bauer, McCoy Associate Professor of Education, was recently awarded the Ben Bonanno Disability Advocate Award. The award was presented by the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) Commissioners during their meeting with the Ohio Disability Jobs Summit.
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Economics students claim awards at undergraduate conference

April 8, 2013 | news2013
Marietta College’s Jiaxin Quan ’13 (Beijing, China) and Ben Reese ’13 (Marietta, Ohio) each won awards at Bowling Green State University’s Undergraduate Economics Student Paper Contest and Conference on Saturday, April 6.
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Forbes.com ranks Marietta College among best U.S. Colleges again

July 24, 2013 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College is no newcomer to national rankings.
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Education’s Mowrer named 2013 McCoy Professor

February 1, 2013 | McCoy Professor
Dancing in the provost’s office is not a normal sight. Sometimes, though, you have to throw protocol out the window and just do what feels right. Upon learning she would be the 2013 McCoy Professor, Dr. Cathy Mowrer couldn’t control her emotions.
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Department of Music opens concert season on Oct. 18

October 11, 2013 | news2013
The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music will be adding a taste of culture to the College and community as it begins its 2013-14 concert season. The season will showcase both new and traditional shows, as well as a theatre production and performances alongside professional musicians.
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Petroleum engineer by day, budding songwriter by night

April 2, 2013 | news2013
Wes Casto ’09 is an accomplished songwriter, musician and petroleum engineer, proving that he knows what it means to strike the right balance between his hobbies and his career.
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Petroleum professor to present at energy conference

July 12, 2013 | news2013
Marietta College's Dr. Robert Chase, Chair of the Edwy R. Brown Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology, is one of three keynote speakers slated for a two-day seminar at Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, Ohio.
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Forensics ties Purdue after two-day competition

January 25, 2013 | news2013
Marietta College’s forensics team tied Purdue for 12th place in the team sweepstakes during a two days of competition in Indianapolis and Oxford, Ohio, on Jan. 19-20. At the Butler University Tournament, Eric Miranda ’15 (Olmsted Falls, Ohio) and Ryan Childers ’16 (Vincent, Ohio) teamed up in Parliamentary Debate and were semifinalists.
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Accreditation Assessment Team invites comments on College Police

October 3, 2013 | news2013
A team of Assessors from the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) will arrive on Sunday, Nov. 3, to examine all aspects of the Marietta College Police Department’s policy and procedures, management, operation, and support services, Interim Chief James S. Weaver III announced today.
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Todd Kelly ’94

March 25, 2013 | news2013
Todd Kelly ’94 continues to follow a simple mantra that has been drilled into him since he arrived at Fox News Channel in late 1996. Kelly learned from many producers and senior producers who encouraged him to have the attitude the channel has to be successful not just today, but the next day… and the next day… and the next day…and to never...
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Students, College remember South Dakota tribe by donating mattresses

If you want to experience Old West history and American Indian culture, there may not be a better location than South Dakota.
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