Education Department hosting disability rights panel on April 25th

April 13, 2018 | Disability Rights
Marietta College’s Education Department is hosting representatives of Ohio’s Best Disability Rights Advocates as part of a panel that will address issues affecting people with disabilities with a focus on children at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 25th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Joining the panel will be Kristen Hildebrant, Senior Attorney...
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Marietta’s Physician Assistant program graduates 15th class

July 21, 2018 | PA Graduation
On a picturesque Saturday afternoon, Marietta College’s Class of 2018 students from the Physician Assistant Program completed 25 months of intensive studies and training to earn their diplomas at the 15th graduation ceremony. The 35 graduates join a special group of The Long Blue Line, as only 387 others who have earned the degree from the...
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Marietta College Faculty Music Recital scheduled for Feb. 13

February 6, 2018 | Faculty Recital
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting a Faculty Music Recital at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 13th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital features the musical talents of four faculty members — Christopher Bowmaster (clarinet), Jordan Reed (saxophone) Merewyn Weinkauf (piano) and Dr. Andrew Francis...
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Marietta College, Morgan HS to host creative writing tournaments this spring

October 19, 2018 | PenOhio
Marietta College and Morgan High School will host major interscholastic creative writing tournaments on March 9, 2019. Teams of writers representing grades 7 through 12 from public, private and parochial schools in Southeast Ohio and Northern West Virginia are invited to attend the tournaments, according to officials from United Fellowship of...
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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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Author McCullough continues research at Marietta; readies for book’s release in Spring 2019

June 20, 2018 | Special Collections
Historical author David McCullough admits he’s probably made more trips to Marietta over the past two years than he really needed to as he researched his upcoming book, “The Pioneers.” “I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve been here, but I love coming back because the Special Collections are phenomenal and Linda Showalter (Special...
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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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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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McCoy Scholar earns Evans Engagement Internship for the summer

June 11, 2018 | Internship
McCoy Scholar Katie Kitchen ’21 (Marietta, Ohio) had a busy freshman year at Marietta College. So why would her summer be any different? Kitchen is working at Building Bridges to Careers as the 2018 recipient of the Robert E. and Sally S. Evans Civic Engagement Internship. The program provides the recipient up to $2,000 for living expenses,...
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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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Actress, writer to speak at Marietta about diversity, inclusion

October 17, 2018 | Diversity & Inclusion
Actress and writer Bianca Sams will be at Marietta College for "A Discussion of Diversity and Inclusion in an age of #MeToo," at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, October 18th, in the Andrews Hall Great Room.
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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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Marietta College inducts four students into Pi Epsilon Tau

May 25, 2018 | Honor Society
Marietta College recently inducted four students into Pi Epsilon Tau, the Petroleum Engineering National Honor Society. The students inducted were Melanie Barsotti ’18 (Marietta, Ohio), Stephen Harper ’19 (Marietta, Ohio), Brent Huck ’19 (Marietta, Ohio) and Rachel Miller ’18 (Waverly, West Virginia).
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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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IT industry leader to speak with students during Leadership Q&A on Oct. 16

October 4, 2018 | Leadership Q&A
Dwight Smith, President and CEO of Sophisticated Systems, Inc., will be conducting the second Leadership Q&A of the fall semester at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 16th, in the McDonough Center’s Third-Floor Gallery. The Q&A is free and open to the public. Smith has nearly 40 years of experience in the IT industry and founded...
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College's Honors Program offers students a variety of cultural events

December 20, 2018 | Honors Program
Students accepted to the Honors Program as incoming freshmen have already displayed their commitment to academic excellence, which is why the program is designed to help stretch the student experience well beyond the comfort zone of a classroom. Dr. David Brown, Director of the Honors Program, recently returned with a group of Honors and...
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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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Marietta’s Alpha Tau Omega earns fraternity’s highest honor

September 26, 2018 | Greek Life
Marietta College’s Alpha Tau Omega fraternity has been recognized for the second consecutive year as a 2018 True Merit Chapter recipient. Each year the Alpha Tau Omega national organization selects a local chapter for their highest honor based upon philanthropic efforts, academics, social life, and campus reputation.
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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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College welcomes former Congresswoman to campus for one week in April

December 19, 2018 | Woodrow Wilson Fellow
Marjorie Margolies, a former journalist and Democratic politician from Pennsylvania, will visit Marietta College from April 1-5 as a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow. She'll be making a keynote address at 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 5th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Margolies' visit is being coordinated by...
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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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In Memoriam: Judith Dunn (1946-2018)

September 14, 2018 | In Memoriam
Judith (Judy) Lynn Lamp Dunn spent 34 years working at Marietta College as an Administrative Assistant in the Rickey Science Center. During her tenure at the college, she was known for doing everything from ordering chemicals, live mice, dead cats, and pizza to managing countless student workers and running endless errands, from serving as...
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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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College hosting Marion Blumenthal Lazan as part of International Human Rights Day

December 3, 2018 | Human Rights
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is excited to announce it will be hosting Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan in honor of International Human Rights Day on Monday, December 10th. Lazan will be speaking in the Alma McDonough Auditorium beginning at 6:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
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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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