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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Local farmers, student competition winners up next at PioPitch

February 27, 2017 | PioPitch
Marietta College’s March PioPitch program features an entrepreneurial family who has been in business for more than 100 years, and two students who are just beginning their business in the community. On March 2, Bill and Janet Stacy of Stacy Family Farm, LLC, and Aaron Dillon ’17 (Windham, Connecticut) and Jon Hinson ’17 (Rocky River, Ohio)...
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College’s entrepreneurial program returns on Jan 28

January 20, 2016 | PioPitch
PioPitch, a venue for local established and aspiring entrepreneurs to present their experiences and ideas, returns to Marietta College on Thursday, Jan. 28, in Thomas 124.
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Global, social entrepreneurs featured at College’s PioPitch on Nov. 16th

November 9, 2017 | Entrepreneurship
In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week — an event celebrated by 10 million people in 170 countries — two entrepreneurs working to solve problems beyond the borders of the United States will be featured at PioPitch at Marietta College. Designed to be an informal and engaging problem-solving session, PioPitch encourages business...
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College’s entrepreneurial program returns on Feb. 2

January 26, 2017 | PioPitch
PioPitch, a venue for local established and aspiring entrepreneurs to present their experiences and ideas, returns to Marietta College on Thursday, Feb. 2, in Thomas 124. Michael Bond, founder of Spoken AAC, and Courtney Knoch, owner of Silver Linings, will speak about their experiences in starting a local business, and answer questions from...
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PioPitch continues with two local entrepreneurs on April 9

April 2, 2015 | PioPitch
Marietta College’s entrepreneur-focused program, PioPitch, returns on Thursday, April 9, with two local business owners who will discuss what has made them successful. Melanie Preston of Preston’s Beauty Academy and Ryan Smith of Marietta Adventure Company will speak from 4-5 p.m. in Thomas 124. Each PioPitch session is free and open to the...
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Marietta College to host theatre and history discussion during March's PioPitch

February 27, 2018 | PioPitch
The March 2018 PioPitch, sponsored by the Marietta College Entrepreneurship Program, will welcome two entrepreneurs who are using their talent and creativity to invigorate the local arts and history scene. The session is scheduled for 4-5 p.m., Thursday, March 1, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium (Thomas Hall 124) on the Marietta College...
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College’s PioPitch to feature six programs during 2017-18 school year

August 31, 2017 | PioPitch
With each session revolving around a different intriguing topic, this year’s PioPitch series at Marietta College is sure to excite and inspire many entrepreneurial minds throughout the campus and local community. The 2017-18 season of PioPitch will feature engaging problem-solving sessions led by entrepreneurs working in a variety of areas....
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College receives MCF grant to offer Junior PioPitch program in spring

November 16, 2016 | PioPitch
Marietta College recently received a grant for $1,375 from the Marietta Community Foundation to deliver a special session of PioPitch for Ely Chapman’s After School Middle School and Marietta High School students. The Junior PioPitch is scheduled for 4:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday April 27. This event will take place in Thomas 124 on the campus of...
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PioPitch program makes debut on March 19

March 11, 2015 | PioPitch
Tyler Baltzell ’15 (Dayton, Ohio) and Alina Kielbasa ’15 (Austintown, Ohio) will make Marietta College history on Thursday, March 19. The seniors will be the first students to participate in PioPitch, a program that was designed to connect students with local entrepreneurs and business leaders and allows them to “pitch” an idea.
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PioPitch: Special MOVEE Edition

3:30pm | PioPitch
In September, Marietta College will celebrate the community’s vibrant small business community by sponsoring the Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo (MOVEE). PioPitch will serve as the closing session for this event at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, September 27th, in Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. This special MOVEE edition of PioPitch will feature...
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PioPitch: Resilience and Recovery

4:00pm | PioPitch
​Marietta College's Entrepreneurship Program is excited to have two presentations focused on "Resilience and Recovery" for PioPitch at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, October 24th, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium (Thomas 124).
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