According to a recent report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), "Employers considering new college graduates for job openings are looking for leaders who can work as part of a team and communicate effectively." By participating in the McDonough Leadership Program, McDonough Scholars develop the top attributes cited in NACE's report (Figure 1; right). Our students are always looking for ways to learn and grow as leaders. Here are some recent examples from the Marietta College website and other sources:
► Eileen Walsh '16 (Psychology Major; Minor in Leadership Studies) - had a summer Leadership Development internship with a global marketing company based out of Manhattan, New York.
► Ian Luttrell '18 (Sports Management Major; Minor in Leadership Studies) - reflects on what initially drew him to Marietta College.
► Rosey Raths '18 (Advertising/Public Relations Major; Certificate in Leadership Studies) - named a McCoy Scholar. The award includes tuition, fees, room, board and a computer, and is renewable for four years.
► Kara Goolman '16 (International Leadership Studies Major; Minor in French) - co-authored an article in The Christian Science Monitor as part of an internship at the Center for Clean Energy Innovation in Washington, D.C.
► Taylor Hanigosky ’16 (Journalism Major; Certificate in Leadership Studies) - received the Evans Internship Award ($5,000) to spend the summer as an intern in a newspaper in Ghana, West Africa.
► Gene Neill '15 (Communication and Public Relations Major; Minor in Leadership Studies) - is interviewed for "Marietta College Today" television program.
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