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Reflections on Appalachian Dirt

Reflections on Appalachian Dirt

The Parthenon
July 22, 2016
Filed under LIFE, NEWS, Showcase

                        Appalachian Dirt, the current exhibit showcased in the Marshall University Visual Arts Center,  displays contemporary ceramics made by artists in our region and how they are worki... Read more »

Marshall’s Chief Financial Officer resigns

The Parthenon
July 22, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Chief Financial Officer Mary Ellen Heuton announced her resignation Wednesday less than a month after presenting and passing the 2016-17 fiscal budget before the Board of Governors. Heuton will take on the role of vice president of business affairs and treasurer at the University of Montevallo in... Read more »

Marshall Artists Series debuts 80th season

Marshall Artists Series debuts 80th season

THE PARTHENON
July 22, 2016
Filed under LIFE, NEWS, Showcase

The Marshall Artist Series has announced “Pippin,” “Rent,” “42nd Street” and more in its 2016-2017 lineup. Angela Jones, director of Marketing and External Affairs, said this season will offer performances across varriuos genres. “It’s definitely a great line up for shows and... Read more »

Cycling for charity: Gilbert goes along for the ride

THE PARTHENON
July 22, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University President Jerome Gilbert will join the College of Health Professions in its sixth annual Lose the Training Wheels Camp Friday, July 22, in an effort to teach participants with disabilities how to ride two-wheel bicycles by themselves. The camp, offered in partnership with the iCanShine... Read more »

Alumni Association, Marshall Foundation raise funds for student flood victims

July 15, 2016
Filed under NEWS

  The Marshall University Alumni Association and Marshall University Foundation are teaming up to raise money for students affected by the recent flooding in West Virginia. Matt Hayes, executive director of Alumni Relations, said the partnership came about as a way to gather the most support... Read more »

W.Va. native Jennifer Garner hosts flood fundraiser July 19

W.Va. native Jennifer Garner hosts flood fundraiser July 19

July 15, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Charleston native Jennifer Garner will be hosting a fundraiser Tuesday, July 19 for Herbert Hoover High School. According to a release, Garner will be working with State Sen. Corey Palumbo, D-Kanawha, who announced the fundraiser and principal Mike Kelley. Tickets for the event, which will be hel... Read more »

Inaugural Governor’s School of Entrepreneurship continues

Inaugural Governor’s School of Entrepreneurship continues

Staff Reports
July 15, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The Inaugural Governor’s School of Entrepreneurship (GSE) for high school students, which began July 5, will run through July 26 on Marshall’s campus. According to a release, GSE is a three-week educational session geared toward students enrolled in the ninth through 11th grades.  Sixty studen... Read more »

Alcohol sales expand at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium

Alcohol sales expand at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium

Adam Rogers, Sports Editor
July 15, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Lexi Browning/The Parthenon   Beer sales are expanding at Joan C. Edwards Stadium after Marshall University’s Board of Governors approved sales Tuesday into the chairback sections on the west side of the stadium. Starting in 2005, beer had been sold exclusively in the Big Green Room and was no... Read more »

30 Hours: A personal account from the Clendenin, W.Va. flood

Zach Wright, Contributor
June 30, 2016
Filed under CONTRIBUTORS, NEWS

The following content has been graciously contributed by Zach Wright, W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications alumni. For more content and story updates, visit http://zzwright.com/30-hours/. June 23 We were running late for our sister’s interview for Target. Garrett and I were ... Read more »

Math department launches first hybrid master’s program

Math department launches first hybrid master’s program

Lexi Browning, Executive Editor
June 24, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

                        Marshall University’s College of Science has launched the addition of an online-only alternative for students pursuing a master’s degree in mathematics. The hybrid program will... Read more »

Blenko debuts, sells out of state birthday pieces

Lexi Browning, Executive Editor
June 24, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

  Blenko Glass Company revealed its annual state birthday piece, titled Patience’s Prize, Saturday for the 153 anniversary of West Virginia’s statehood. The piece, a jade-tinted fish designed by Arlon Bayliss, paid homage to the state’s fishing industry and local legends. “This... Read more »

Marshall student selected for “GEAR UP” leadership academy

Marshall student selected for “GEAR UP” leadership academy

Donyelle Murray, Contributor
June 17, 2016
Filed under CONTRIBUTORS, NEWS, Showcase

James “Ikie” Brooks, a College of Science student at Marshall University, was chosen to participate in the “GEAR UP Alumni leadership Academy” (GUALA). GUALA is an initiative created by the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP) designed to strengthen leadership... Read more »

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