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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Networking through The Long Blue Line

December 18, 2019 | Outcomes
Graduating a year early with degrees in Finance and Economics, Jessica Hill ’20 (Woodsfield, Ohio) is about to embark on an amazing job opportunity with PNC Financial Services in Indianapolis — an opportunity that almost didn’t happen. Thankfully, Hill learned the value of utilizing the resources that are available to every Marietta College...
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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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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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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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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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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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