New GIS minor ties in well with growing geo-professional field

November 12, 2018 | GIS
Marietta College students now have the option to earn a minor in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), which combines digital mapping with data to answer spatial questions and help solve geographical problems.
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Education Department honors students with annual awards

April 25, 2018 | Education
Marietta College’s Education Department recently recognized 10 students with a variety of honors during their spring awards program.
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College welcomes largest class in almost a decade during Matriculation ceremony

August 22, 2018 | Student News
Marietta College’s annual Matriculation ceremony took a little longer than normal this year — about 20 extra minutes. There were a couple more speakers, but the reason for the extended program was because Marietta welcomed its largest class since 2009 Thursday afternoon in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. “Wow, there is a lot of you out...
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Championship rings were inevitable for the 2017-18 Pioneers

February 24, 2018 | OAC
Shay Lett ’19 remembers early on in her freshman year when Ashley Barker ’18 shared some empty ring boxes with her Marietta College women’s basketball teammates. Her message? One day they would have championship rings to put in them. “We’ve been talking about filling those boxes ever since,” Lett said. It’s time to place the order.
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Marietta College’s Music Department hosting Fall Jazz & A Cappella Concert

November 6, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting the Fall Jazz & A Cappella Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 8th at the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The concert, which will feature a large variety of styles and genres of music, is free and open to the public.
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Art students honored during annual juried exhibition at Marietta College

April 18, 2018 | Student News
During Marietta College’s annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opening reception, the Art Department announced multiple awards including France Moise ’20 (Naples, Florida) as Best in Show. Moise, who is majoring in both Psychology and Studio Art, won for her oil on canvas, “Nueve Once.”
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Marietta remains on Princeton Review’s Best Colleges rankings

August 14, 2018 | Annual Rankings
Princeton Review’s 2019 issue of The Best 384 Colleges includes Marietta College among the best Midwestern colleges. The nationally known education services company recommends Marietta as one of 159 institutions in 12 states it named to its “Best in the Midwest” list for 2019. A total of 661 colleges and universities nationwide are ranked...
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Marietta students place second in Peoples Bank Case Competition

February 16, 2018 | Business
Abby Tornes ’18 (Lowell, Ohio) learned something about herself during the sixth annual Peoples Bank Undergraduate Business Case Competition on Saturday, Feb. 10.
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College celebrating Native American History Month on Nov. 1

October 29, 2018 | Diversity & Inclusion
The Piscataway Nation Singers and Dancers will be at Marietta College on Thursday, November 1st as the campus celebrates Native American History Month. The singers and dancers will perform at 8:00 p.m. in The Gathering Place. The event, which is sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, is free and open to the public.
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Marietta College’s new wellhead memorializes late Petroleum student

April 16, 2018 | Petroleum Engineering
Early Saturday afternoon, Marietta College junior Derek Krieg ’19 spotted members of Joel Wunnenberg’s family walking up The Christy Mall, and promptly stopped what he was doing to greet Joel’s mother with a welcoming hug. “Thank you for coming,” he said. “Thank you for everything,” Kim Wunnenberg responded.
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Impressive performers lined up for 38th season of Esbenshade Series

August 1, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
Talented musicians and dancers will highlight the 38th season of the Esbenshade Series at Marietta College, which features four performances that are free and open to the public at the Peoples Bank Theatre starting on Sunday, Sept. 16. Each of the four performers this season is unique from each other and are sure to appeal to a wide-ranging...
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Harvard visiting lecturer highlights 34th annual Friedman Lecture

February 13, 2018 | Milton Friedman Lecture
Dr. Maxim Boycko, visiting lecturer at Harvard University, will deliver the 34th annual Milton Friedman Lecture at Marietta College. Boycko’s talk begins at 7 p.m., Sunday, March 4th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The program is free and open to the public. Boycko, who has taught economics at Moscow State University and has had research...
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International Economics student wins first round of PioBiz

October 22, 2018 | PioBiz
Marietta College student Yuhang Liu ’20 (Beijing, China) recently took top honors in the first round of the PioBiz — the Problem-Solution phase — for her idea “iTown.” The International Economics student — who presented one of 13 ideas during the competition — won $140. PioBiz is a business start-up competition with a final award of up to $...
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Spring Jazz, A Capella concert scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 19th

April 10, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Jazz Combo and Floodstage will team up for a spring Jazz and A Capella concert — Can’t Stop that Feeling! — at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 19th. The performance, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Celebration of Life ceremony planned for Dr. John Michel

June 21, 2018 | John Michel
Arrangements have been made for a Celebration of Life for Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, Dr. John Michel, who passed away on May 15, 2018. The ceremony will begin at 2:00 p.m. June 30th in Andrews Hall Great Room. Dr. Michel’s family will host a reception immediately following.
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Visiting painter Kaveri Raina to give public lecture on Feb. 28th

February 1, 2018 | Gallery 310
Visiting painter Kaveri Raina will give a public lecture at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 28th, at Marietta College’s Hermann Fine Arts Center. Raina’s lecture is free and open to the public in Hermann 308. Raina will also be part of the Gallery 310 exhibition, “Painterly Intricacies,” which opens Friday, Feb. 16th and continues until April 14th.
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McCoy Professor pleased to complete two publications

October 18, 2018 | Faculty News
Marietta College’s Grace Johnson, McCoy Professor of Management and Accounting, recently completed two publications.
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Reed Fellow for Science and Technology to give April Leadership Q&A

April 3, 2018 | Leadership Q&A
Varun Sivaram, the Phillip D. Reed Fellow for Science and Technology at the Council on Foreign Relations, will be featured at a Leadership Q&A at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 19th, in Thomas 209. This event is free and open to the public. Sivaram is also a strategic advisor to the office of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Reforming the Energy...
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College’s Floodstage performs ‘Titanium’ in video release

June 11, 2018 | Floodstage
Floodstage, Marietta College’s contemporary a cappella ensemble, recently released its video performance of Sia’s “Titanium.” “It’s a powerful text that sends the message that no matter what comes our way, we’ll remain strong,” said Dr. Jay Dougherty, Director of Choral Activities. “In a world as tumultuous as ours, this is a message we can...
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Marietta College’s Gallery 310 offers new exhibition starting on Feb. 16

January 22, 2018 | Gallery 310
Five years after it opened, Marietta College’s Gallery 310 will host the exhibition, “Painterly Intricacies: Selected Artwork from the Dr. Richard Krause Collection and Visiting Painter, Kaveri Raina.”
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13 seniors make up Marietta College’s 2018 homecoming court

October 10, 2018 | Homecoming 2018
Marietta College’s student body will begin voting for the 2018 Homecoming queen and king on Thursday, October 11th during lunch and dinner hours at Gilman Dining Hall — and this year the voting should be competitive with 13 candidates. The 2018 Homecoming Court is made up of eight queen candidates and five king candidates. Voting will be...
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The Romeros in Concert closes out 2017-18 Esbenshade Series season

March 30, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
The Romeros, known to millions as “The Royal Family of the Guitar,” will perform at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 15th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. The Romeros were founded by the legendary Celedonio Romero with his sons Celin, Pepe and Angel in 1958. With a 55-year plus history, The Romeros have built an enviable discography.
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Marietta College Psychology students present research in Chicago

June 5, 2018 | Psychology
Nine Marietta College undergraduate and graduate Psychology students recently traveled with faculty members to Chicago to present their research findings at the 90th annual meeting of the Mid-Western Psychological Association.
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Marietta College partners with Ripple Safety for 24/7 monitoring service

January 16, 2018 | safety
Ripple Network Technologies, Inc., makers of the world’s smallest personal safety wearable, today announced a partnership with Marietta College, a safety-focused, progressive and innovative institution of higher learning in Marietta, Ohio. Marietta’s belief is that this solution allows their students to safely navigate college life, not only...
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Marietta College ready to host ninth annual McDonough Leadership Conference on April 6-7

March 27, 2018 | Leadership Conference
For the ninth consecutive year, more than 150 students, faculty, and staff members will converge on Marietta College for the McDonough Leadership Conference that brings together undergraduate and graduate leadership students on campus for two days.
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