Parkersburg South students win the ‘Proof of Concept’ stage of Junior PioBiz

April 11, 2019 | Junior PioBiz
Parkersburg South High School students William Lemon and Seven Parr finished first in the second round of Marietta College’s Junior PioBiz competition that was held on April 4th in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium. In Round 2, which is also known as the “Proof of Concept” stage, Lemon and Parr won three free Marietta College 3-credit-hour...
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College earns recognition during the annual Educational Advertising Awards

It pays to have good advertising. Marietta College can now add a few more accolades to its advertising success. In collaboration with Creosote Affects, the College was presented with three Educational Advertising Awards. These awards are part of the largest national competition for marketing efforts among academic institutions. “This year...
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Michael Garriga selected as inaugural Carol Lucas Visiting Author

February 11, 2019 | English
Marietta College will be hosting Michael Garriga as its inaugural Carol L. Lucas ’70 Visiting Author. Garriga will be giving a public reading at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 28th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium with a question and answer session following his work.
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Concert Choir, Women’s Choir to perform at First Congregational Church

October 11, 2019 | Choir
Marietta College’s Department of Music will conduct its annual Fall Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, October 18th. The concert will be held at the First Congregational Church, 318 Front St., Marietta. “This year’s choirs are bigger than we’ve had in years,” said Dr. Jay Dougherty, Director of Choral Activities. “It’s so much fun to work...
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College’s Instructor of Clarinet to perform recital April 13

April 10, 2019 | Recital
Christopher Bowmaster, Instructor of Clarinet at Marietta College, will present a clarinet recital at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, April 13th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Leadership Ohio returns to Marietta College on June 21-22

Leadership Ohio, which seeks to develop new leaders throughout the state, will come to Marietta College from June 21-22 — one of eight locations that participants will visit around the state in 2019. “We are honored to be a part of Leadership Ohio’s effort to develop the next generation of leaders who will make a deep impact in Ohio,” said...
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Three Marietta students set to compete in Peoples Bank Case Competition

Marietta College students Ashley Klopfenstein ’20 (Cicero, Indiana), Rachel George ’20 (Lake Forest, Illinois) and Stephen True ’19 (Sykesville, Maryland) are competing in the seventh annual Peoples Bank Undergraduate Business Case Competition on Saturday, February 9th. A total of 15 teams from 14 colleges and universities are planning to...
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College appoints Linda Lockhart Director of Communication Resource Center and Oral Communication Program

October 3, 2019 | Human Resources
Dr. Linda Lockhart has been named Director of the Communication Resource Center and Oral Communication Program. Lockhart, who worked in higher education marketing and communications prior to coming to Marietta College, is excited to share her administrative expertise with students in an academic setting. She also plans to work with others on...
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Annual Shakespeare Conference returns to Marietta June 28-30

June 5, 2019 | English
The world’s most famous playwright is coming to Marietta. At the end of June, the Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference will return to Marietta College for the first time since 2012. This is the 43rd annual meeting of the OVSC, a regional academic organization. The weekend will include expert speakers, workshops run by American Shakespeare...
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College announces robust schedule for 2019 Black History Month

January 30, 2019 | Black History Month
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion will be sponsoring multiple events for Marietta College students and members of the campus community throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month.
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Esbenshade Series is back with pianist Daniel Hsu on Oct. 13

September 30, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
American pianist Daniel Hsu, who captured the bronze medal and prizes for best performance of both the commissioned work and chamber music at the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, will perform at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 13th. Hsu’ performance is the second show in the 2019-20 Esbenshade Series at Marietta College.
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David McCullough, author of ‘The Pioneers,’ to speak in Marietta on May 31, June 1

April 8, 2019 | Book Release
Tickets are now available to see and hear Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough, who is making two special appearances in Marietta to promote his new book The Pioneers, on May 31 and June 1. McCullough will conduct a book discussion and a Q&A at 7:00 p.m., Friday, May 31st, hosted by Marietta College at the Peoples Bank...
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College to offer overflow viewing area for Friday’s McCullough book discussion

May 28, 2019 | Book Release
Though David McCullough’s presentation of his latest book, The Pioneers, at Peoples Bank Theatre is sold out, there is still an opportunity to watch the Pulitzer Prize winning author’s discussion Friday evening. Marietta College will offer an overflow viewing area in the Alma McDonough Auditorium, which is located on campus in the McDonough...
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Legacy Library ready to celebrate 10th anniversary

January 25, 2019 | Legacy Library
Marietta College’s Legacy Library is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with a week full of events and contests. The celebration will kick off with an essay contest to describe, in 500 words, “what do you want your legacy to be?” Submit your entry by Thursday, January 31st, to win a book of your choice. In addition, there will be a photo...
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The Theatre at Marietta College presents [title of show]

September 12, 2019 | Theatre at Marietta College
The Theatre at Marietta College is excited to present [title of show], opening at 8:00 p.m., Friday, September 20th, at the Friederich Theatre in the Hermann Fine Arts Center. Tickets holders are invited to join the cast and crew after the performance for an opening-night celebration.
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Alumna, Trustee to speak at Economic Roundtable on April 16

March 29, 2019 | Economic Roundtable
Mary Korn ’82, who has more than 25 years of experience as CFO/COO working with public and private technology and consumer products companies, will speak to the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Tuesday, April 16th, at the Parkersburg Country Club. Korn, who serves on Marietta College’s Board of Trustees, will speak about “...
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Marietta College inducts four students into communications honorary

May 13, 2019 | Lambda Pi Eta
Marietta College’s Department of Communication recently inducted four students into the communication honorary Lambda Pi Eta. The students who were inducted included Kelsey Carver ’20 (Bellville, Ohio), MacKenzie Marshall ’19 (Sardis, Ohio), Embrey Roberts ’21 (Marietta, Ohio) and Kayla Tomlin ’20 (Sardinia, Ohio).
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Third annual Day of Giving to take place Feb. 14

January 23, 2019 | Day of Giving
Marietta College’s third annual Day of Giving is an online, one-day event that encourages The Long Blue Line to show their love and make a difference for today’s students and Marietta College. “February 14 is the perfect day to share your love by supporting Marietta,” said Kathryn Gloor, senior director of annual giving. “This is a fun and...
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College proudly hosting fourth annual entrepreneurship expo on Sept. 26

September 11, 2019 | MOVEE 2019
The fourth annual Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo (MOVEE) will be held from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26 on the Marietta College campus. MOVEE is a one-day conference that brings together the existing and aspiring entrepreneurs, educators and resource providers to learn from each other and expand their network. The keynote...
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Senior Art and Design Capstone Exhibition opens April 5th

March 25, 2019 | Senior Art Show
Marietta College’s Art Department closes out the 2018-19 exhibition season with the annual Senior Art and Design Capstone Exhibition, which features the work of six students. The exhibition, which is titled “Questionable at Best,” is the culmination of the students’ four years at Marietta College as artists and designers. It will be held in...
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Marietta College's Department of Music hosting 93rd annual Handel's Messiah on Dec. 8

December 2, 2019 | Messiah
For a 93rd consecutive year, Marietta College’s Department of Music is hosting George Frideric Handel’s Messiah, at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, December 8th at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption. The concert, which is free and open to the public, features the College’s Oratorio Chorus and a professional orchestra and soloists.
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Graduates learn friendships, experiences just as important as earning a diploma

May 5, 2019 | Commencement 2019
Barbara Fitzgerald ’73 enjoyed sharing stories about her career, her travels around the world, and her strong connection to her alma mater during Marietta College’s 182nd Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 5. In the end, though, what she stressed most was a friendship she made during her first week on campus in the Fall of 1969.
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Inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and Reflection draws hundreds to serve

January 22, 2019 | Civic Engagement
The temperature outside Monday morning was barely above 0, but that didn’t keep droves of Pioneers from showing up at The Gathering Place to start a morning filled with service and reflection to honor the works of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. From filling “GoPacks” with healthy food that will help nourish local school children...
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Marietta appears in Forbes.com rankings for 12th consecutive year

September 6, 2019 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has once again been recognized among “America’s Top Colleges,” in an annual report published by Forbes.com. Of the approximately 4,300 degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the United States, Forbes ranks 650 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students...
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Students from Marietta, Shenandoah high schools take top honors at 8th annual Honor High School Solo Recital

March 12, 2019 | Music
Two Marietta High School students and another from Shenandoah High School claimed the top spots in Marietta College’s eighth annual Honor High School Solo Recital on March 2. Marietta High School’s Christian MesMarteau, a tenor, earned the top spot in the vocal division, while Jodan Weber, marimba, of Scott Kitchen private studio, finished...
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