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:
► 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 the 2014 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 2014 Evans Internship Award ($5,000) to spend the summer as an intern in a newspaper in Ghana, West Africa.
► Laura Keating '15 (Journalism Major; Certificate in Leadership Studies) - reflects on her participation in the National Association of Campus Activities Conference in Illinois. As a student, she served as president of the Pioneer Activities Council (PAC) on campus.
► Chelsea Smith ’15 - (English Secondary Education Major; Teacher Leadership Certificate) - named one of 30 women from throughout the state to participate in the 2013 NEW Leadership Ohio Program.
► Brett Notarius '14 (Environnmental Studies and International Leadership Studies Majors; Energy Systems Minor) and Luke Badaczewski '14 (International Leadership Studies Major) - Sustainable housing at Marietta College.
► Emma Burger '14 (Music Education Major; Certificate in Leadership Studies) - elected to serve as the student president of the Ohio Collegiate Music Educators Association.