Celebrated Chinese artist focus of upcoming exhibit in Parkersburg

gao-artCapturing breathtaking views of natural landscapes, photographer Dongfeng Gao is a renown artist in his homeland of China.

The Asian Studies Program at Marietta College is sponsoring a month-long art exhibit of his work starting Friday, Oct. 9 in the Mezzanine Gallery of the Parkersburg Art Center, located at 725 Market St. in Parkersburg, West Virginia. The opening reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 9. Admission to the reception is $10 per person.

Mid-Ohio Valley College Night open to area high school students

college-nightThe 13th annual Mid-Ohio Valley College Night is back on Marietta College’s campus with approximately 80 colleges and universities scheduled to be in attendance to meet with prospective students.

From 6:30-8:15 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 29, high school students can learn more about their options for post-secondary education. Co-sponsored by Marietta College and The Marietta Times, the event will be held in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on the College’s campus. High school students from 15 counties, along with their parents, are invited to attend.


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