College Hosts HOBY Ohio South Leadership Seminar

Marietta College hosted last summer the HOBY (Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership) Ohio South Leadership Seminar for high school students. The MC HOBY Task Force (pictured above) worked hard throughout the academic year to get the campus ready for this exciting event.

Peru: Successful Leadership Study Abroad Trip

Welcome back to the McDonough Leadership Study Abroad-Peru group members (students, faculty, and alumni). They spent two weeks in May exploring the country, which included hiking to the summit of Machu Picchu and visiting the floating islands of Lake Titicaca. The trip was led by Drs. Dave Brown, Robert McManus, and Dave McShaffrey.
Next year: McDonough Leadership Study Abroad-Central America! Interested? Please send an email to

Upcoming Events

Monday, January 15, 2018
Costa Rica and Belize

We have a few spots left for our Central America study abroad trip in May 2018. Participants need to get their $500 deposit in by January 15, 2018. To learn more about this great opportunity, please click HERE.

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - Sunday, March 18, 2018
Southern Florida

Spend Spring Break in southern Florida learning about the long-term impact of this year's hurricane season, and serving with organizations supporting long-term community recovery.
All students are invited to participate in Alternative Spring Break – MC’s annual service learning trip experience! We'll also explore related issues such as housing, climate, immigration, and more.
Trip fee is $350, includes travel and all expenses.

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LIR Project: Careers in Healthcare

David E. Brown, DO, Retired Emergency Room Physician, O’Bleness Memorial Hospital in Athens, Ohio,is currently serving as the 2017-2018 Schwartz Leader-in-Residence (LIR) in the Biology Department at Marietta College.
To learn more about Brown’s LIR Project, please click HERE.

EIR Project: Ethical Issues in Healthcare

Dr. Alexandra Perry, Clinical Ethicist at INTEGRIS Health in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is serving as the Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence during the 2017-2018 academic year. Her EIR Project focuses on "Ethical Issues in Healthcare."
To learn more about Perry's EIR Project, please click HERE.

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