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Marietta College’s 179th commencement scheduled for May 1

Paige Barry photoPaige Barry ’16 (Macedonia, Ohio) is focused on getting into dental school, but for a few hours on Sunday she’s going to let herself enjoy her final hours at Marietta College.

“I’m feeling a little bit bitter sweet about graduation — it’s such a huge accomplishment, but Marietta has been my home for the past four years and it still hasn’t really sunk in yet that I won’t be returning,” said Barry, who will earn a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry.

Marietta College receives Parents as Partners grant from ODE

Bill Bauer headshotMarietta College’s Dr. Bill Bauer, McCoy Professor of Education, believes educators sometimes forget the importance of parents in the teaching process and he would like to include them more in the educating of children with disabilities.

The Ohio Department of Education Office of Exceptional Children agrees with Bauer and recently approved the Parents as Partners grant, which is designed to help engage parents of children with disabilities as partners in a co-teaching model in three education courses. The grant provides Marietta College with $23,979 in funding to support the program over the next two years.

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