International Leadership Studies major named 20th McCoy Scholar

November 7, 2018 | McCoy Scholar
By the time Rowan Henderson-Bernard ’22 (Columbus, Ohio) found Marietta College, she had already told herself and her mother, Julie Henderson, that her college search was done. “I was really over the whole process and told my mom ... to kindly stop sending me links to new programs and schools,” she said. Rowan’s college search was over,...
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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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Assistant Professor added to planning group for Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl

August 2, 2018 | Sport Management
Marietta College’s Rick Smith, Assistant Professor of Sport Management, will join the Community Captains Committee — a group that plans and facilitates the events and activities leading up to ESPN’s Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl. Smith’s affiliation with the bowl started last year when he led a group of seven students and another Marietta...
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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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Campus and community invited to second annual Marietta College Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition

November 1, 2018 | Oil & Gas
Though the second annual Marietta College Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition will be bigger than last year, organizers have placed a specific focus on this event being even more educational for guests. The Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition is scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday, November 9th, in Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, with...
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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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Shimabukuro’s Esbenshade Performance sold out for Nov. 11

October 24, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
Jake Shimabukuro, who is one of the most exceptional and innovative ukulele players in the history of the instrument, is performing at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Peoples Bank Theatre as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. Like many of the Esbenshade Series performers, Shimabukuro’s concert is sold out. Peoples Bank Theatre...
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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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Marietta College selected as ‘Great College to Work For’

July 16, 2018 | Marietta College
Marietta College is being recognized for the first time as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities. Now in its 11th year, the “Great Colleges to Work For” annual report recognizes the colleges that get top ratings from their employees regarding workforce...
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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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Actress, writer shares challenges of being a woman of color in Hollywood

October 19, 2018 | Diversity & Inclusion
When actress and writer Bianca Sams sits in a writing room, she is often the only person under the age of 40, and the only woman of color. She said these differences present a challenge unforeseen in her job description, and she believes it becomes her duty to act as a whistleblower — speaking out for the groups who are often marginalized in...
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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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Veteran softball coach Jeanne Arbuckle retires after three decades

June 13, 2018 | retirement
Marietta College veteran softball coach Jeanne Arbuckle, who won more than 570 games, announced her retirement Wednesday (June 13) morning after 31 years on the Pioneer coaching staff.
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Board approves two-year contract extension for President Ruud

October 11, 2018 | Board of Trustees
During an executive session on Thursday, Oct. 11th, Marietta College’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a two-year contract extension for President William N. Ruud. Ruud, who is the 19th President since Marietta was founded in 1835, will be with the College through 2022.
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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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Marietta College’s Wahl chosen for China-U.S. academy

June 5, 2018 | McDonough
Marietta College’s Rylie Wahl ’19 (Grove City, Ohio) has recently been selected as a Fellow for the 2018 Zhi-Xing China: China-U.S. University Student Leaders Academy, which will take place in China between July 29-Aug. 18. “Being a part of this program is an unbelievable opportunity,” said Wahl, who is majoring in Asian Studies. “Not only...
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Women’s Speaker Series to debut at Marietta College on Jan. 31st

January 17, 2018 | Women's Speaker Series
During the 2018 Spring Semester, Marietta College will unveil the Women’s Speaker Series — which will feature women faculty presenting on influential women from their respective fields.
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Marietta College’s Music Therapy program to host events

October 2, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music and the Don ’81 and Leslie Straub Ritter ’85 Music Therapy Program are excited to announce that they are offering two music therapy opportunities that are open to the public in October. Both events are free of charge. On Tuesday, October 9th from 6:00-7:00 p.m., there will be a...
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Award-winning composer, percussionist featured at Faculty Recital on April 5th

March 28, 2018 | Faculty Concert
Marietta College’s Andy Francis, an Assistant Professor in the Music Department, will be conducting a Faculty Recital at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 5th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. “It is quite an honor to be able to showcase my music at Marietta College,” said Francis, who is an award-winning composer and percussionist. “A number of...
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Marietta’s Physician Assistant Studies Program reaches new accreditation achievement

May 25, 2018 | Accreditation
Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Program — a graduate-level program — has achieved a major milestone with recognition by the national accrediting body that reviews PA programs. Marietta’s program, which was started in 2002, was recently granted Accreditation-Continued status by the Accreditation Review Committee on Education for the...
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Five programs scheduled for Physics Colloquium in the fall

September 20, 2018 | Physics Colloquium
Marietta College has scheduled five programs for the fall 2018 Physics Colloquium Series, which has been a staple at the College for more than a decade. The season begins with the new documentary, “Europe to the Stars,” at noon, Friday, September 21st, in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium.
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Marietta College hosts pianist Dr. Richard Masters from Virginia Tech on March 25th

March 20, 2018 | Music
Dr. Richard Masters, who has been praised by critics as being “extraordinary” and “astounding,” will perform at Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 25th. The guest recital, which is sponsored by the College’s Department of Music, is free and open to the public. Masters is a soloist, opera coach, chamber...
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Former student-athlete replaces mentor at her childhood dental office

December 20, 2018 | Outcomes
Returning to Ashtabula was not something Mattie Stowell ’14 was looking to do. Still, after graduating from Ohio State’s College of Dentistry in 2018, Stowell immediately found herself back at a place that she was very familiar with, her hometown dental office, Ashtabula Dental Associates.
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Department of Music inducts students into Mu Psi Kappa honorary

May 10, 2018 | Mu Psi Kappa
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music inducted three student-musicians into Mu Psi Kappa, a national music honorary, on Thursday, April 26. This is just the second class to be inducted into this honorary at Marietta College, as last year was the first year the honorary had a chapter on campus. The student-musicians...
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