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Students learn what to ‘bring to the table’ at Career Services Etiquette Dinner

Students learn what to ‘bring to the table’ at Career Services Etiquette Dinner

Hunter Ellis, Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Etiquette consultant Terri Thompson with Career Services offered an etiquette dinner Wednesday for students approaching graduation in hopes of teaching them practical business interview skills to bring to the table. The dinner consisted of a four-course meal so students could learn the proper business...

Pottery classes offered to community

Alison Baldridge, Reporter

November 2, 2017


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Marshall University faculty member Allora McCullough is offering a beginner and intermediate pottery class every Wednesday in the Art Warehouse, which began this week. The class is for teaching people who has not had the opportunity to take a pottery or art class or know how to throw functional piec...

Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt set to play Keith-Albee

Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt set to play Keith-Albee

Buffy Six, Reporter

November 2, 2017


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The Marshall Artists Series will present “An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt” at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Keith-Albee Theater. Lovett has been singing, acting and performing since the 1980s. Lovett can be recognized as a voice alongside Randy Newman for the song “You’ve Got a ...

Woodson Lyceum to feature book-reading, website unveiling

Woodson Lyceum to feature book-reading, website unveiling

Caroline Kimbro, Reporter

October 30, 2017


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The Carter G. Woodson Lyceum will present a book-reading and unveiling event from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday in the Drinko Library Atrium. Burnis Morris, a journalism professor at Marshall University, will read from his new book, “Carter G. Woodson: History, the Black Press, and Public Relations...

Safety tips for a spooky night

Brooke Griffin, Reporter

October 30, 2017


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Halloween is all fun and games until someone gets hurt. The Huntington Police Department is warning people this year that if even the smallest precaution is taken, it could save a life. “The main thing is to just avoid doing anything stupid,” Sgt. Ryan Bentley with the Huntington Police Departm...

Participants to explore identity through writing during 5th Annual Monologues Project

Alison Baldridge, Reporter

October 30, 2017


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The Fifth Annual Monologues Project, an event featuring performances that explore sexuality, gender and identity, will take place Wednesday 4-6 p.m. in Room 339 of Corbly Hall and offer writing workshops to help those interested get started on pieces they would like to submit. Wendi Kozma, English ...

Etiquette expert, author to consult students on business dinner etiquette

Hunter Ellis, Reporter

October 30, 2017


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Students will learn proper etiquette during a business dinner sponsored Career Services Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. in the Shawkey Dining Room and a second dinner at 6:30 p.m. in BE5 of the Memorial Student Center. The dinner will be a four-course meal that consists of soup, salad, a chicken entrée with ...

Study finds Marshall business students consistently more successful post-graduation

Brok Mills, Reporter

October 30, 2017


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Marshall University’s business graduates are bucking the trend of struggling after earning their degrees. Marshall University’s Lewis College of Business recently released results from its 2016-17 graduation study which revealed 89 percent of graduates who were hired at the time of graduation had fou...

‘Herd in Town’ to offer lectures related to ongoing drug epidemic

Ginny Blake, Reporter

October 30, 2017


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Herd in Town will take place at Fat Patty’s Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. The event will feature three guest speakers, Chris White, Maggie Stone and Kristin Lillvis. The trio will be discussing substance abuse, drug wars and the Black Lives Matter movement. White, associate professor of history, will be speaking on drug wars...

Welcome Brigade to assist students transferring from Marshall satellite campuses

Amanda Larch, Reporter

October 30, 2017


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The Welcome Brigade is an aspiring organization designed to help students transferring to Marshall University from its satellite campuses adjust to the new and different environment. The transition to a larger campus can be overwhelming, and that is why Morgan Conley, mental health specialist at Marshall’s ...

Faculty Senate members discuss budget limitations, pending cuts

Caroline Kimbro, Reporter

October 29, 2017


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The Marshall University Faculty Senate discussed the limitations of Marshall’s budget and imminent funding cuts by the state legislature during their meeting Thursday. Mark Robinson, Marshall’s chief financial officer, presented faculty with an overview of the previous year’s budget and anticipated...

‘Heroin(e)’ screening highlights the good of a community battling drug abuse

Danite Belay, Reporter

October 27, 2017


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Marshall University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications offered Thursday a free public screening of the Netflix documentary “Heroin(e)” at the Pullman Square Marquee Cinemas theater. The film follows three women, Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader, Cabell County Judge Patricia Keller and...