College honors 21 students during December Graduation Celebration

December 11, 2016 | Commencement
A few students were emotional, others were smiling ear to ear and a couple just wanted to hand the microphone off to the next person. That’s typically how Marietta College’s annual December Graduation Celebration — an informal event to acknowledge the newest members of The Long Blue Line. Twenty-one of the possible 46 graduates participated...
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College announces Fall 2014 Physics Colloquium schedule

August 22, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College’s Fall 2014 Physics Colloquium Series kicks off Sept. 19 with Ohio University’s Dr. Douglas Clowe, who is the Director of the Astrophysical Institute. Each fall speaker will begin at noon in Rickey 166. Pizza and drinks will be provided and each event is free and open to the public.
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Marietta to begin offering Teacher Leadership Certificate in fall

March 17, 2008 | 2008
As the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business celebrates its 20th anniversary, the program's leaders continue to develop new ways of enriching the experience of Marietta College's students.
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Education pioneer chosen to deliver 181st Founders Day keynote address

January 4, 2016 | Founders Day 2016
Dr. Henry “Doc” Holliday ’70, who has more than 35 years of experience in both higher education and public school education, will deliver the keynote address at Marietta College’s 181st Founders Day on Feb. 18. Founders Day will begin at 7 p.m. with the presentation of faculty awards in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Rickey Scholars make instant connection through physics, humor

November 30, 2012 | Rickey Scholars
Before arriving on campus in August, this year’s four Rickey Scholars didn’t know much about each other.
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Education majors generate excitement about history in local elementary school

December 7, 2016 | Community
Dressed in a denim jumpsuit and red bandana — in the same vein as Rosie the Riveter — Hannah Offenberger ’17 (Waterford, Ohio) asked a group of Harmar Elementary students on Thursday (December 1st) if they knew where they were and what they’d be doing. “That’s right,” she responded to one of the children, “we’re in 1917 America, in a...
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Students develop bond, gain appreciation while mentoring autistic youngsters

March 28, 2014 | news2014
Trying to crack through the maze of an autistic mind is no easy task. Doctors and scientists have been working on this for years with some success, but no one has truly cracked the code. Pat Tegge ’14 (Glenshaw, Pa.), along with four other Marietta College peer mentors, may not have any concrete answers but they did learn first-hand this fall...
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Finance professor selected to teach in Fulbright Scholar Program

November 8, 2007 | 2007
Before accepting an appointment in the Fulbright Scholar Program, Marietta College's Dr. James Falter had just one request. "I wanted to know I was going to be safe. I know I'll be away from my family and there will be language and cultural barriers, but since Albania is in a state of transition from decades of communist control, I needed to...
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Marietta maintains elite position in U.S. News Midwest rankings

September 9, 2015 | U.S. News & World Report
For 31 consecutive years, Marietta College has been ranked in the Top 10 colleges and universities in the Midwest, according to the U.S. News & World Report.
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College hires Associate Dean to improve student involvement

September 24, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College’s Office of Campus Involvement has seen major changes over the recent summer months: a new title, a new office space and a new Associate Dean of Students at the helm.
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College's first summer program to prepare incoming freshmen for college life considered huge success

October 5, 2016 | Student Success
The group of 13 incoming freshmen sitting in the Academic Resource Center in Andrews Hall in June learned many valuable tools while they spent three days on campus as part of the PioPREP Academy. One in particular, was that their education at Marietta College would not be a “sink or swim” experience.
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Political science professor addressing local AAUW on March 11

March 2, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Dr. Jacqueline DeLaat, a McCoy Professor of political science, will address the local chapter of the American Association of University Women at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 11. The gathering will be held at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Fourth and Scammel streets, Marietta. DeLaat will speak on "Women's Political Participation and...
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Marietta celebrates 12th Physician Assistant graduating class

July 21, 2015 | Graduation
The 36 Physician Assistant students who graduated from Marietta College on Saturday, July 18, joined a special group of The Long Blue Line.
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Dr. Janet Bland to lead College through reaccreditation process

April 2, 2012 | Accreditation
It didn’t take much prodding to get Adam Stonier ’13 (Tunkhannock, Pa.) to open up about the professor who taught his literature course. “She asked us questions and then never revealed the answers; and when we came to the conclusions she wanted us to, I will never forget the deserved smile of satisfaction that graced her face,” Stonier says.
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Study puts Marietta among top colleges, universities in student success

September 29, 2016 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College ranks No. 221 nationally in the inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education survey of more than 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities released this week.
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Marietta College to add Engineering Leadership Certificate Program

November 20, 2013 | news2013
Recognizing the market demand for leaders in the engineering world, Marietta College will begin offering an Engineering Leadership Certificate Program starting in the fall of 2014. The College’s Curriculum Committee approved the new certificate program in October.
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Athletic Training instructor presenting case study at OATA meeting

April 26, 2006 | 2006
Sarah Manspeaker, an instructor in Marietta College's Department of Athletic Training, is presenting a case study "Corrected Aortic Coarctation in a Collegiate Soccer Athlete" at the Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium on May 5 in Cincinnati.
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Marietta names Dr. Janet L. Bland Provost and Dean of the Faculty

May 15, 2015 | Provost
In just a few hours, Dr. Janet L. Bland’s email was filling up with congratulatory notes from friends and colleagues. She was also getting text after text with similar messages. Even though she doesn’t officially begin as Marietta College’s Provost and Dean of the Faculty until July 1, Dr. Bland realizes she’s already on the clock.
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Marietta competes in two forensic events at Ohio University

January 31, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College’s Andrew Kasick ’13 (Marietta, Ohio) won two awards, including a first-place finish in Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking, in the Ohio University Alumni Tournament on Sunday, Jan. 29. Marietta won a total of 12 awards, including Kasick’s fifth-place finish in Varsity Impromptu Speaking.
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Marietta jumps 63 spots in latest Money Magazine rankings

August 1, 2016 | rankings1617
Money magazine has once again recognized Marietta College as one of The Best Colleges for Your Money, according to the publication’s inaugural list that was recently released. The magazine states the rankings "are the first to combine the most accurate pricing estimates available with students’ likely earnings after graduation and a unique...
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2009 alumna hired as Academic Support Coordinator in ARC

August 19, 2013 | 2013
As an undergraduate, Keira Hambrick ’09 learned a lot about herself while tutoring fellow classmates. “I enjoyed working for both the Academic Resource Center and the Writing Center,” she said. “Helping other students to understand everything from the Krebs cycle to thesis statements was a great way for me to connect with my peers, and also...
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Marietta Leadership inducts six students into Omicron Delta Kappa

December 9, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College's chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honorary, recently inducted six new members into the Gold Key Circle. The inductees were seniors Jeffrey Houston of North Andover, Mass., Samantha McKay of East Palestine, Patrick Quinn of Franklin, N.J., Paul Rutter of Loveland, and Megan Schreck of Bethel Park, Pa.,...
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Marietta College inducts 14 into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

April 30, 2015 | Phi Beta Kappa
  Fourteen Marietta College seniors were inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa society, which was established in 1860 at the College. The ceremony was held in the Trustee Conference Room of the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on Monday, April 27.
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Four students attend American Advertising Federation conference

November 7, 2011 | 2011
Four Marietta College students, along with Instructor Lori Smith, recently spent two days at an American Advertising Federation (AAF) National Student Conference in Washington D.C. AAF (American Advertising Federation) is the oldest national advertising trade association, representing 40,000 professionals in the advertising industry. 
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