Former bank CEO to be honored during College’s 181st Founders Day

February 12, 2016 | Founders Day 2016
James A. Meagle Jr., a long-time fan and supporter of Marietta College athletics who died in 2015, will receive the 2016 Community Service Award during the annual Founders Day celebration on Thursday, Feb. 18.
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Marietta names Dr. Karyn Sproles Provost, Dean of the Faculty

December 18, 2012 | news2012
Dr. Karyn Z. Sproles, the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Carlow University, has been selected to be Marietta College’s Provost and Dean of the Faculty, Marietta President Joseph Bruno announced today.
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Looking at ways to enhance GIS offerings at Marietta College

December 14, 2016 | GIS
Zach Pope ’17 (Mechanicsburg, Ohio) had a cursory understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), but he wanted to learn more. Then he heard Dr. Matt Young, Professor of History, planned to teach a course in it and Pope had to give it a try.
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Civic Engagement proud of volunteer work being provided

October 20, 2014 | Civic Engagement
Marietta College’s Office of Civic Engagement recently completed an inventory of community service completed by students, faculty and staff and are pleased to announce the group accumulated 5,791 hours during the 2013-14 academic year.
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Anderson Hancock Planetarium beginning to take shape

July 22, 2008 | Planetarium
Concrete trucks rolled onto campus recently as the first of two major pours got underway to build the Anderson Hancock Planetarium's rounded walls.
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Marietta receives Career Ready Internship Grant for $321,687

November 4, 2015 | Internships
Marietta College will be able to increase the number of paid internship opportunities offered to students thanks to a $321,687 Career Ready Internship Grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation.
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College announces December planetarium shows

November 12, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College is pleased to announce the December community show at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium is “Season of Light.” This full dome show, created by Loch Ness Productions, traces the history and development of numerous holiday traditions, including the Yule log, mistletoe, and the Christmas tree. The program concludes by exploring...
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McCoy Scholar finds comfort, fun challenges at Marietta College

December 9, 2016 | McCoy Scholar
Lily Riffle ’20 understands pain. Excruciating pain. In middle school, her older brother, Julian, died at the age of 22. During the first two years of high school, she missed weeks of classes because of an illness. And just when everything seemed to be fine, her life was shattered again. “She’s a tough cookie,” says Andra Riffle, Lily’s...
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All Scholars Day continues to improve each year

April 16, 2014 | All Scholars Day
In a nearly vacant Rickey 166, Tiffany New ’14 (Carroll, Ohio) was practicing her presentation one last time.
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Forensics team finishes third in Sweepstakes at Geneva College

February 20, 2008 | 2008
Marietta College's forensics team recently finished third in Sweepstakes in a competition held at Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pa., on Feb. 9. "Practicing into the wee hours of the morning, laughing when things go right, and laughing when things don't go exactly as planned, make this team the special one that it is," said Dr. Mabry O'...
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‘Audubon and the Avian Experience’ opens in Gallery 310 on Sept. 17

August 25, 2015 | 2015
Marietta College’s Art Department is presenting Audubon and the Avian Experience: Traditional Bird Prints and a Contemporary Approach, in Gallery 310 starting on Thursday, Sept. 17. Artwork on display will be from the College’s Special Collection, along with invited artists Leigh Cox, Sarah Walko and Julie Zickefoose.
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Cathy Mowrer — Education

September 24, 2012 | 2012
Education majors love to take courses with Dr. Cathy Mowrer because she realizes there is a fine line between teaching future teachers how to present information to children and extinguishing a child’s curiosity.
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College receives MCF grant to offer Junior PioPitch program in spring

November 16, 2016 | PioPitch
Marietta College recently received a grant for $1,375 from the Marietta Community Foundation to deliver a special session of PioPitch for Ely Chapman’s After School Middle School and Marietta High School students. The Junior PioPitch is scheduled for 4:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday April 27. This event will take place in Thomas 124 on the campus of...
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Board of Trustees approves tenure for nine Marietta faculty members

February 24, 2014 | Board of Trustees
Marietta College’s Board of Trustees recently approved tenure for nine faculty members, which will be implemented on July 1.
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Associate Professor speaks at 'Renewable on Parade' conference in Iowa

October 3, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Dr. Eric J. Fitch, associate professor of environmental science and leadership, was an invited speaker at "Renewable on Parade" a major conference on renewable energy development held in Washington and Riverside, two towns in Washington County, Iowa, on Sept. 20-23. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)...
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Tropical experience helps students relate to conservational leadership

June 5, 2015 | Education Abroad
From seeing howler monkeys and stingrays up close and personal, to experiencing the diverse and unique ecosystems of a dry forest, cloud forest and rainforest, the three weeks that Nell ’18 (Perry, Ohio) and Hayley Cormack ’18 (Perry, Ohio) spent in Central America will be a time they will never forget.
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Banking executive to speak at April Economic Roundtable

March 12, 2012 | 2012
Sandra Pianalto, President and Chief Executive Officer at Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, is the April speaker for the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley. She will speak during the ERT’s luncheon on Monday, April 2, at the Lafayette Hotel in Marietta, Ohio. Pianalto’s talk is on “The Fed and the Economy: Striving for Stability.”
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Exceeding the demands of a changing industry — Communication, Media Studies merge departments

October 4, 2016 | Media
There is no question that a liberal arts education provides graduates with the best preparation for an ever-changing field, particularly when that field heavily relies on communication skills.
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Land & Energy Management major to begin in fall of 2014

December 2, 2013 | news2013
Beginning in the fall of 2014, the Department of Business and Economics at Marietta College will be offering a Bachelor of Arts degree in Land & Energy Management.
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College's third class of Physician Assistant students graduate

September 7, 2006 | news2006
Dr. Gloria Stewart, director of the Marietta College Physician Assistant Studies Program, is pleased to announce that the 21 members of the third class of master's students completed their degree requirements in early August.
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Paul Zecchi ’70 returning to Marietta as Founders Day’s keynote speaker

January 17, 2012 | 2012
Paul J. Zecchi ’70 enjoys working—maybe too much. He loved his eight-hour shifts as a bartender three nights a week at Pastime Bowling Alley as an undergraduate at Marietta College in the late 1960s, and he’s even more passionate about his current job as the founder and CEO of Central Resources, Inc., an independent oil and gas company in...
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College moves up in Washington Monthly's rankings for 2016

September 7, 2016 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has placed 26th in a national ranking of colleges and universities across the United States in regards to an institution's contribution to the public good — up from 45th last year. The Washington Monthly 2016 College Guide and Rankings assesses institutions based on social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income...
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Career Center hosting networking event Nov. 7

October 29, 2013 | Career Center
Marietta College's Career Center is sponsoring a Graduate School and Employer Networking Event from 2:30-4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Andrews Hall Great Room.
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MC students surpass state pass rates on teacher preparation exam

February 17, 2006 | Education
Marietta College graduates who joined the teaching profession last fall continued the College's record of excellence on the national examination for new teachers. For the fifth consecutive year, MC teacher candidates scored a 100 percent summary pass rate on the Praxis II examinations, bettering the most recent Ohio statewide pass rate of 94...
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Marietta College celebrates Class of 2017 at 180th Commencement

May 7, 2017 | Commencement
Throughout his first year as Marietta College’s President, Dr. William N. Ruud has developed a bond with the student body that is clearly evident. That relationship was on full display during Marietta College’s 180th Commencement ceremony in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on Sunday. It was very clear following Amy Castle ’17 (Columbus,...
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