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Student nominations needed for Engineering and Science camp at MC

Marietta College is conducting a free Engineering and Science Summer Camp for high-school-age students from July 11-15. However, to attend the camp, students must be nominated by a high school counselor or high school science teacher.

This residential camp is intended for students who have completed a minimum of one year of high school. The camp begins at 8 a.m., July 11, and concludes at 1 p.m. July 15. Every student will participate in three science experiences each day and each two-hour experience will be with a different professor in the areas of environmental engineering, petroleum engineering and geology.

Thanks to generous funding by Marietta College, the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and the Ohio Environmental Education Fund, the camp is being offered for free to 30 students. To nominate a student, please contact Dr. Juan Carlos Ramirez-Dorronsoro at jcr006@marietta.edu to receive the necessary forms.

Located in Marietta, Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college. Tracing its roots to the Muskingum Academy back in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,200 full-time students. The College offers more than 50 majors and is consistently ranked as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, as well as one of the nation’s best by Forbes.com. Marietta was selected seventh in the nation according to the Brookings Institution’s rankings of colleges by their highest value added, regardless of major. Marietta College has also been named a Great College to Work For four consecutive years (2018-2021).

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