McCoy Professors recognize the talent in Marietta’s entire faculty

January 31, 2018 | McCoy Professor
Tim Catalano and Kevin Pate were part of the same faculty cohort that arrived at Marietta College in the fall of 2001. Both of them are respected “veteran” faculty members today — Catalano in the English Department and Pate in the Chemistry Department. Recently, they learned how much their efforts and contributions in and out of the...
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Marietta faculty, students headed to 54th annual MBAA International Conference

April 5, 2018 | Business & Economics
When the 54th annual MBAA International Conference opens in Chicago on April 18th, Marietta College will be well represented. Four faculty members and three students will attend the three-day conference at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel, and all of them are making presentations or serving as panelists during discussions. Marietta faculty who...
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Integrity Development Corp. CEO to deliver keynote at Leadership Conference April 6th

April 3, 2018 | Leadership Conference
Eric Ellis, President and CEO of Integrity Development Corporation, is giving the keynote address at the World Pac Paper Leadership Lecture Series at 1 p.m., Friday, April 6, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public and is part of Marietta College’s ninth annual McDonough Leadership Conference.
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Author J.D. Vance to speak at Marietta College on Thursday, Feb. 8

January 19, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
J.D. Vance, a Middletown, Ohio, native and author of the best-selling 2016 book, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, will speak at Marietta College as part of the 2017-18 Esbenshade Series.
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Marietta College junior to give Vocal Performance recital on April 4th

March 29, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Ayako Diaz ’19 (Strongsville, Ohio) will present her junior Vocal Performance recital at 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 4th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital, which is given in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Music in Music Performance degree, is free and open to the public.
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Eight Marietta College students selected to perform with honor bands

January 4, 2018 | Honors Jazz Band
Eight Marietta College students, who are all members of the Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble, have been selected to perform with the honor bands during the Ohio Private College Instrumental Conductors Association (OPCICA) Honor Band Festival Weekend from January 20-21 at The College of Wooster. This will be the 30th annual...
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Cybersecurity expert to speak at annual Krause Lecture in Science

March 23, 2018 | Cybersecurity
It's almost impossible not to hear or read something about cybersecurity these days, and issues related to it are on the rise. The 2018 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science at Marietta College will focus on “What’s wrong with your pa$$word?” as Dr. Lorrie Cranor delivers the address at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 10th, in the Alma...
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In Memoriam: Dr. John R. Michel (1939-2018)

May 17, 2018 | Faculty News
Without a doubt, Dr. John Michel exemplified the type of professor who inspired his peers with his passion for teaching, his field, and the overall liberal arts experiential learning that makes Marietta a pioneer among all other institutions.
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Spring Choral Concert features two world premiere compositions

March 19, 2018 | Spring Choir Concert
Marietta College’s Department of Music will be doing something special on Friday, March 23rd during its annual Spring Choral Concert. The concert — Dreams and Journeys — will feature two world premiere compositions, one of which was written specifically for this concert.
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Two recent graduates share the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award

May 9, 2018 | Special Collections
Marietta College’s Hailey Bennett ’18 (Marietta, Ohio) and Mandee Young ’18 (Poca, West Virginia) were recently named co-winners of the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award, which is awarded annually by the Legacy Library. Bennett won for her infographic on the Washington County Library, while Young won for her...
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Oil & Gas CEO to deliver Marietta College’s commencement address

March 7, 2018 | Commencement 2018
It would seem that someone as accomplished as Don Ritter ’81 couldn’t be flabbergasted. However, that’s exactly what happened when Marietta College President William N. Ruud asked Ritter to deliver the commencement address to nearly 250 graduates on May 6th in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center.
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Three seniors inducted into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

May 3, 2018 | Phi Beta Kappa
Three 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 Betty Cleland Room on Monday, April 30. The inductees, who will graduate May 6 during Marietta College’s 181st Commencement ceremony, were Franco Biondolillo (...
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Recent graduate makes instant connection with current students during visit to campus

March 1, 2018 | Alumni
Bryn Perkey ’13 had a simple goal when he returned to campus recently — say something that relates to today’s students. “I remember having alumni or a more senior executive speak at a class, and I could tell it was difficult sometimes for them to connect with a younger generation,” Perkey said. “I was excited to come back and speak with...
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Sophomore receives ‘Best Communication’ certificate at case study competition

May 1, 2018 | PioSOAR
Marietta College’s Amanda Augustyniak ’20 (Pickerington, Ohio) was recently awarded a certificate for Best Communication in a case study competition at the NODA Region 7 conference in Hamilton, Ontario. Augustyniak participated with two students from other schools. They were given an in-depth case about an incident that could happen during...
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Statement on Admission and Peaceful Protest

February 26, 2018 | Peaceful Protest
In the days since the tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, high school students around the U.S. are exercising their right to peaceful protest. There are other demonstrations and school walkouts that are scheduled.
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Marietta College adding new, unique synthetic fields for football, soccer and lacrosse

April 26, 2018 | Football
Marietta College’s Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the installation of new synthetic surfaces at both Don Drumm Stadium and Marietta Field. “We are excited to have this opportunity to improve our facilities and provide a playing experience unlike any other in the Ohio Athletic Conference,” said Marietta...
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PioBiz’s Proof of Concept stage allows students to show off entrepreneurial mindset

February 21, 2018 | Entrepreneurship
Courtney Knoch ’18 (Marietta, Ohio) has had the idea for a food truck park in Marietta for a little while. It wasn’t until the second round of Marietta College’s PioBiz-Proof of Concept that she was confident it could work. The English major placed first in the competition and was awarded $330 to put toward her idea. She also won an...
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Campus choirs to perform Duruflé Requiem on Friday, April 27th

April 23, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is combining all campus choirs, including the Oratorio Chorus, to perform Duruflé Requiem at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 27th. The performance, which is free and open to the public, is at the First Baptist Church, corner of Fourth of Putnam streets.
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Ailey II’s Esbenshade Series performance sold out

February 15, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
Ailey II, the young company of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater that has been a showcase for talented emerging dancers and choreographers since 1974, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 4th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. The performance is free and open to the public at the Peoples Bank Theatre, 222 Putnam St., in...
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Marietta College bands to perform at annual spring concert

April 16, 2018 | Spring Band Concert
Marietta College’s Spring Band Concert — “Out of This World” — will be performed starting at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 24th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre, 222 Putnam St. in downtown Marietta. Marshall C. Kimball, Director of Bands at the Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music, said all of the programmed music will deal with things “we can’t...
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Local entrepreneurs to speak about successes, challenges at Feb. 8 PioPitch

February 2, 2018 | PioPitch
The next installment of PioPitch will feature two local entrepreneurs — Geoff Schenkel ’94 of Resolve Studios and Misti Sims of Little Black Dress Events — as this month’s focus is on creativity and innovation. Schenkel and Sims will start at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 8th, at Marietta College’s Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium.
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Close to 200 students to participate in College’s annual All Scholars Day on April 20th

April 10, 2018 | All Scholars Day
When April arrives, you can sense a change on the Marietta College campus. It’s almost like you can hear the clock ticking as students try to wrap up projects, write papers and study for tests before the semester comes to an end and Commencement hits in May. A major reason why there is a buzz of activity is the hundreds of students getting...
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Women's basketball player selected for WBCA 'So You Want To Be A Coach' program

January 22, 2018 | Women's Basketball
Marietta College senior women's basketball player Ashley Barker ’18 (Mogadore, Ohio/Mogadore) has been chosen to participate in the 16th annual "So You Want To Be A Coach" program offered by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association in a partnership with the Alliance of Women Coaches. The three-day workshop with speakers provided by the...
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In Memoriam: Dr. Margaret Ross (4/19/1927 - 4/2/2018)

April 5, 2018 | In Memoriam
Marietta College is mourning the loss of a longtime faculty and staff member who impacted the lives of countless students during a nearly 25-year tenure. Dr. Margaret Ross, Marietta’s former Counseling Center Director and Professor of Counseling Services, died on April 2nd in Marietta. She was 91.
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Downing chosen to participate in History Seminar on ‘The Civil War and American Memory’

April 2, 2018 | history
Marietta College is pleased to announce that Brandon Downing, Assistant Professor of History, is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History to participate in a special American history seminar on “The Civil War and American Memory...
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