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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Newest Rickey Scholars excited about possibilities that await at Marietta College

August 30, 2019 | Rickey Scholars
Margaret Russell ’23 (Chesapeake, Virginia) likes efficiency. It doesn’t have to be her way, she says, as long as it’s more efficient. “I can’t stand inefficiency,” she says. “I like problem solving.” The freshman Physics major is one of two Rickey Scholarship recipients. The full-tuition scholarship is awarded to qualified students...
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Students honored during annual Juried Art Show at Marietta College

March 6, 2019 | Juried Art Show
The Marietta College Art Department announced the winners of multiple awards during the opening reception of its annual Juried Art Show. Among the winners was Leah Seaman ’21 (Philippi, West Virginia), who won Best in Show for her piece titled “How Are You Feeling Today?” At first glance, the piece displays four separate emotions — surprise...
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Marietta B&E students take second place at undergraduate case competition

November 22, 2019 | Business & Economics
Marietta College students Joe Hall ’20 (Fulton, Maryland), Seamus Kenneally ’20 (Lebanon, Ohio) and Natalie Payton ’22 (St. Marys, West Virginia) recently earned a second-place award in an undergraduate case competition sponsored by the West Virginia Society for Human Resource Management.
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Dave McShaffrey receives Herbert Osborn Award from Ohio Biological Survey

April 30, 2019 | Award
Marietta College’s Dr. Dave McShaffrey, a Professor of Biology, admits he was “a little bit shocked” to be honored recently by the Ohio Biological Survey. McShaffrey received the Herbert Osborn Award during the recent Ohio Natural History Conference held in Columbus, Ohio. The award is named after the Ohio Biological Survey’s founder and...
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Land & Energy Management students continue to stand out on national stage

August 13, 2019 | Student News
Three seniors from Marietta College’s Land & Energy Management program were recent recipients of highly competitive scholarships from the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL). This year, the Landman Scholarship Trust awarded just 44 scholarships nationwide. Marietta College’s Ross Keller ’20 (Long Bottom, Ohio), Tyler...
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Music Department hosting eighth annual Honor High School Solo Recital on March 2

February 27, 2019 | Recital
The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music and the Marietta College chapter of National Association for Music Education Collegiate (CNAfME) will host the eighth annual High School Honor Solo Recital at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 2nd.
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Student-led consulting firm recognized for contributions

November 4, 2019 | Fifth Street Consulting
The unique nature of Marietta College’s Fifth Street Consulting caught the eye of the Ohio Communication Association recently as it named the student-run organization one of two Distinguished Student Organizations during its annual conference. Fifth Street Consulting is a student-led firm that specializes in communication and media...
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Finn, Undersander win top prize during final round of PioBiz

April 26, 2019 | PioBiz
Great ideas don’t always come from a great moment. Rebekah Finn ’19 (Cincinnati, Ohio) didn’t come up with the concept for Providing Pawsable until after her freshman year at Marietta College when she was diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS). EDS is a connective tissue disorder that leads to unstable joints and fragile skin.
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MCAA excited to announce 2019 award winners

August 1, 2019 | MCAA
They stand out among the crowd and make a difference in the lives of others. Each year, alumni nominate a special group of peers who embody what it means to be a true Pioneer. These Marietta College Alumni Association Award winners are honored during a ceremony at Homecoming. This year, the College will honor the following Pioneers: Hall of...
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Esbenshade Series wraps season with Havana Cuban All-Stars on March 10th

February 19, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
The final performance of the 2018-19 Esbenshade Series features Asere in the Havana Cuban All-Stars Show at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 10, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The Havana Cuba All-Stars are some of Cuba’s greatest musicians. The All-Stars will be performing “Nights in Old Havana” with Banda “Asere” and Bailes de...
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Marietta College hosts full schedule celebrating Global Awareness Month

October 31, 2019 | Education Abroad
As a student at Marietta College, Norihiro Matsuyama ’23 (Osaka, Japan) is happy to talk with his new friends about his home country of Japan, and looks forward to the many events planned for the campus in November in celebration of Global Awareness Month.
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Marietta College choir’s annual fundraiser set for Feb. 23

February 13, 2019 | Winter Gala
The Choirs at Marietta College are conducting the annual Winter Gala on Saturday, February 23rd, at The Gathering Place on campus. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $40 and are pre-sold only (no tickets at the door). For tickets, visit www.MCchoirs.com. This annual fundraiser and auction feature a catered...
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Trustee Mike Salvino ’87 excited to lead Fortune 500 company

October 23, 2019 | Trustee
Former roommate and teammate Kurt Etter ’87 wasn’t surprised when he heard the news. Neither was former Marietta College basketball coach Phil Roach. In September, when Etter and Roach learned that Mike Salvino ’87 was named President and Chief Executive Officer of DXC Technology — the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services...
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Softball team raises more than $1,000 for Memorial’s Strecker Cancer Center

April 22, 2019 | Softball
The Marietta College softball program recently raised more than $1,000 through a raffle and plans to donate the earnings to the Strecker Cancer Center’s Breast Health Fund. The softball team chose to raise the money in honor of three local cancer survivors: Lisa Amrine, Vicki Ford, and Donna Venham — all of whom work or worked for Marietta...
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Noted composer, pianist returns to Marietta on July 28

July 22, 2019 | Music
Marietta is no stranger to world-class musicians. At 3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 28th, composer and pianist Grisha Krivchenia will return to his hometown for a special solo performance at Marietta College. It will be his first performance at the College since 1996. Krivchenia grew up in Marietta and attended Marietta High School. His return...
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Three faculty members honored with Harness Outstanding Educator Award

February 12, 2019 | Harness Award
Rick Smith believes people remember experiences, whether it’s attending a professional sporting event or his class at Marietta College. “In sports, you can’t sell wins and losses, but you can sell the experience,” he said. Smith, an Assistant Professor of Sport Management, is one of three Marietta College professors receiving the annual...
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‘She Kills Monsters’ opens at Marietta College on Oct. 31

October 18, 2019 | Theatre
Magic and monsters are coming to the Mid-Ohio Valley with the Theatre at Marietta College’s upcoming production of “She Kills Monsters” by acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen.
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Jazz Combo to present Spring Jazz Concert on April 18th

April 12, 2019 | Jazz Combo
The Marietta College Department of Music is pleased to announce the Jazz Combo Spring Concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 18th, at the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Under the direction of Jordan Reed, Instructor of Saxophone and Jazz at Marietta College, the music presented will be from 1959-69.  Collaboration also includes the...
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Five performances scheduled for 2019-20 Esbenshade Series at Marietta College

July 3, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
The 39th season of the Esbenshade Series at Marietta College, which features five performances, will highlight gifted musicians, dancers and speakers during the 2019-20 academic year. Each performance is free and open to the public at the Peoples Bank Theatre at 222 Putnam St., starting on Sunday, September 15th. Tanya Wilder, Director of...
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13 students make up Marietta College’s 2019 homecoming court

October 8, 2019 | Homecoming 2019
Marietta College’s student body will begin voting for the 2019 Homecoming queen and king on Thursday, October 10th during lunch and dinner hours at Gilman Dining Hall — and this year the voting should be competitive with 13 candidates. The 2019 Homecoming Court is made up of seven queen candidates and six king candidates. Voting will be held...
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Three alumni being inducted into Petroleum/Geology Hall of Fame

April 11, 2019 | Hall of Fame
Three Marietta College alumni will be inducted into the Edwy R. Brown Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology Hall of Fame during a special ceremony that starts at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, April 25th, at the Lafayette Hotel’s ballroom. Inductees Willard E. White ’55, Carl Heinrich ’64, and Dan Pottmeyer ’74 make up the 14th Hall of Fame...
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Marietta Fund participation goal within reach during final week of fiscal year

June 24, 2019 | Advancement
Marietta College alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends have sent a clear and distinct message about their passion and endorsement of the institution through their level of monetary support over the past 12 months.
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Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank executive highlights 35th annual Friedman Lecture

February 11, 2019 | Business
Dr. Mark Schweitzer, Senior Vice President with the Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank, will deliver the 35th annual Milton Friedman Lecture at Marietta College. Schweitzer’s talk on “Opioids and the Labor Market,” begins at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 5th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The program is free and open to the public.
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College awarded national grant for MLK Day of Service & Reflection

October 2, 2019 | MLK Day 2020
Angie Scott grew up in Harmar, Marietta’s west-side neighborhood and home to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Washington County where she works as program director. Growing up on the west side, Scott knew many families in her neighborhood living in poverty and sees some of the children who are members of the Boys & Girls Club coming from...
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