‘Dean of Harry Potter Scholars’ to speak at Marietta College

September 14, 2017 | Harry Potter
John Granger, the author of six books and an internationally recognized expert on the subject of J. K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” saga, is giving a talk on “The Seven Keys to Harry Potter,” at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 28th, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
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Oliver's journey home to the Wunnenberg family

March 31, 2017 | Joel Wunnenberg
In the months leading up to his death, Joel Wunnenberg ’20 talked about and texted photos to his mother, Kim, of Oliver, a sweet, black and white pound puppy that had stolen his heart while Joel was volunteering at the Humane Society of the Mid-Ohio Valley.
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Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition draws hundreds of students, community members to campus

November 10, 2017 | Energy Business Alliance
For Julia Losco ’21 (Wexford, Pennsylvania) and Alex Dimon ’21 (Perkasie, Pennsylvania), the first-ever Marietta College Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition was successful in achieving its goal.
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TSE partners with Marietta College to form the First ScriptU

January 24, 2017 | TSE
In January, TSE Services, LLC and Marietta College announced the successful first semester activation of ScriptU as part of the Sports Management undergraduate degree program at Marietta College. ScriptU involves unique course material, designed by Rick Smith, Assistant Professor for Sports Management, focused on teaching proper live event...
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College Theatre excited to welcome community members onto stage

September 7, 2017 | Theatre
A sense of community is a defining feature of life on campus at Marietta College and throughout the surrounding town. This year, that communal spirit will be most prominently displayed in the Hermann Fine Arts Center as The Theatre at Marietta College’s 2017-18 season centers around the theme “Of, For & By Our Community.” Following that...
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Seven Marietta seniors to present at ACS’ national meeting

March 24, 2017 | ACS
Seven Marietta College seniors will present their chemistry research when they attend the American Chemical Society National Meeting being held April 2-6 in San Francisco. Presenting their research at the National Meeting and Exposition will cap off the undergraduate careers of Megan Bache ’17 (Westland, Michigan), Adam Garlow ’17 (Vincent,...
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Marietta College featured in 2018 Colleges of Distinction guidebook

November 6, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has been recognized as one of America’s “Colleges of Distinction” for 2018 by a national guidebook and online resource, citing Marietta as a “perfect fit for students who are naturally curious with a pioneering spirit to match.” Since 1999, the Colleges of Distinction website and guidebook have recognized and honored schools...
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19th McCoy Scholarship goes to local student

June 13, 2017 | McCoy Scholar
Katie Kitchen ’21 (Marietta, Ohio) will not be a new face on the Marietta College campus this fall. The recent Marietta High School graduate took classes through the College Credit Plus program, and she said that experience is just one of the reasons why she is enrolling at the College this fall.
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College proudly partners with Downtown Marietta for inaugural 'First Fridays'

January 23, 2017 | First Fridays
In a couple of weeks, Downtown Marietta will learn if it is a finalist for the Small Business Revolution and earn a shot at a $500,000 grant for revitalization projects. The downtown area put on an impressive showing over a two-day period (January 6-7) when representatives from Small Business Revolution were in the city to evaluate Marietta...
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Washington Monthly ranks Marietta high among Baccalaureate Colleges

September 5, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has placed 13th in a national ranking of colleges and universities across the United States in regards to an institution’s contribution to the public good — up from 26th last year. The Washington Monthly 2017 College Guide and Rankings assesses institutions based on social mobility (graduation rate, first-generation...
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Shale Crescent USA to speak at Economic Roundtable on March 29

March 15, 2017 | ERT
Jerry James ’80 and Wally Kandel ’87, both representatives of Shale Crescent USA, are scheduled to discuss economic development opportunities in the Mid-Ohio Valley and what’s being done to promote the region around the world, at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Wednesday, March 29th, at the Marietta Country Country Club....
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College’s annual Multicultural Festival scheduled for November 3rd

October 30, 2017 | Multicultural Fest
More than 20 cultures will be represented through food, performances and robust conversation at this year's Multicultural Festival, being held from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, November 3rd, in the Hermann Fine Arts Center. Sponsored by PAC, the Office of Education Abroad and the Department of Modern Languages, this year’s festival has grown in...
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Marietta students excel on Putnam Mathematics Competition

May 30, 2017 | Math
  Two Marietta College students exhibited their mathematical prowess with their performances at the 77th annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematics Competition during the 2016-17 academic year. The North American math contest for college students requires participants to spend six hours, in two sittings, trying to solve 12 problems. Daniel...
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College welcomes clarinet recital to campus on January 23rd

January 18, 2017 | Phillip Paglialonga
Virginia Tech clarinet professor Phillip Paglialonga is presenting a guest recital at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital is free and open to the public. The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is hosting Paglialonga. The periodical, The Clarinet, describes Paglialonga as “a phenomenal musician …...
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College’s PioPitch to feature six programs during 2017-18 school year

August 31, 2017 | PioPitch
With each session revolving around a different intriguing topic, this year’s PioPitch series at Marietta College is sure to excite and inspire many entrepreneurial minds throughout the campus and local community. The 2017-18 season of PioPitch will feature engaging problem-solving sessions led by entrepreneurs working in a variety of areas....
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Campus mourns the death of freshman Joel Wunnenberg

March 10, 2017 | #38
Coach Andy Waddle remembers sitting in his office with then-recruit Joel Wunnenberg and Joel’s mother talking about the two-way high school standout football player from Springdale High School in Springdale, Pennsylvania.
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Students organize inaugural Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition on Nov. 10

October 24, 2017 | Oil and Gas Workshop
Organized by students, the Marietta College Oil and Gas Technical Exhibition will feature more than 40 companies relevant to the oil and gas industry to campus on Friday, November 10th. “This event is extremely exciting and valuable for our students because of the number of companies that we could commit to attending in such a short amount...
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Marietta College Education Department Call for Comments

May 16, 2017 | Accreditation
The Education Department of Marietta College is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) on October 22-24, 2017. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of...
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Marietta promotes Marra to VP for Administration & Finance/CFO

January 12, 2017 | Administration & Finance
Marietta College has appointed Michele Marra as Vice President for Administration & Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective January 1, 2017. Marra served as Assistant Vice President for Finance for the past year, after initially joining Marietta in September 2015 on a contract basis as an interim controller.
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Six events scheduled for 2017 fall Physics Colloquium Series

August 25, 2017 | PhysicsColloquium1718
Marietta College has scheduled six programs for the fall 2017 Physics Colloquium Series, which has been a staple at the College for more than a decade. Highlighting the fall schedule is Dr. Steven Snyder, who will be on campus as part of the Sigma Pi Sigma Public Science Lecture, at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 13, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium....
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Pioneers take care of business, advance to Sweet 16

March 4, 2017 | Men's Basketball
Marietta is back in the Sweet 16. With a convincing 88-64 victory over No. 23 Guilford Saturday night, the Pioneers (26-4) will continue their quest for an NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball championship next week. No. 7 Marietta has a chance of hosting the next round, but won’t learn its fate until Sunday. “Hoping like mad that it’s here...
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ERT luncheon features President of IT & Innovation Foundation

October 19, 2017 | ERT
Robert D. Atkins, President of Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, is scheduled to discuss “Technological Change and the Future of the U.S. Economy and Jobs,” at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the Parkersburg Country Club.
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16 seniors inducted into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

May 3, 2017 | Phi Beta Kappa
Sixteen Marietta College seniors were inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa society, which was established in 1860 at the College, during a ceremony that was held in the Trustee Conference Room on Monday, May 1.
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Student, faculty research shows Groundhog Effect on stock prices

January 9, 2017 | Groundhog Effect
Ashley Klopfenstein ’20 is well aware of the lore of Punxsutawney Phil. She has heard of the groundhog’s prediction skills when it comes to foreseeing an early spring on Feb. 2. However, she had no idea the impact the little guy had anticipating the ups and downs of the United States’ financial markets. “It is quirky, but when you look at...
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Campus excited to welcome new Pioneers

August 23, 2017 | Move-In Day
It would be easy to assume that Hannah Garofalo ’21 and Theresa “Tree” LaGreca ’21 were lifelong best friends by the way they finished each other’s sentences and joked around during Wednesday’s PioConnect and when most of the Class of 2021 moved into their Marietta College residence halls.
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