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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Recent Marietta graduate receives ‘Critical Language’ scholarship

Marietta College’s Eric Miranda-Marin ’15 (Olmsted Falls, Ohio) is one of approximately 550 U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who received a scholarship from the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Program in 2015.
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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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2015 graduate can add Ross Fellow to his résumé

April 28, 2015 | Ross Fellow
When Joe Andler ’15 (Canal Fulton, Ohio) moves out of his residence hall on May 3, he will likely take a few moments and reflect on the impact Marietta College has made on his life. “It hasn’t hit me yet that I won’t be here any more. It’s bittersweet in every bit of the word,” he said. “I’m ready to get on with my life, but I’m not excited...
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Special gift for Special Collections: Emeritus trustee honors late brother with gift

May 2, 2011 | Advancement
Emeritus Trustee Bob Showalter ’59 appreciates the efforts that Marietta College has made when it comes to preserving historic documents and has taken steps to ensure the College continues to fill that role. Marietta College President Jean Scott will formally recognize the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Endowment at 5:30 p.m.,...
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Marietta remains one of the best in Forbes.com rankings

July 6, 2016 | rankings1617
Marietta College has been recognized among “America’s Top Colleges,” in an annual report published by Forbes.com. Of the approximately 3,000 accredited colleges and universities in the United States, Forbes ranks 660 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students achieve. Marietta is...
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Move-In Day, Matriculation just the start for Class of 2017

August 1, 2013 | Matriculation
You received your official notice of admission months ago, and the excitement of picking a college has subsided. Now it’s time for a reality check. Are you ready for a life-changing experience? We hope so. In days you’ll be moving into your new home on the campus of Marietta College and join the Class of 2017 and eventually become a member...
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Automotive industry VP appointed to McDonough Center Committee

November 21, 2005 | 2005
Nancy Gougarty, vice president of Business and Product Planning at TRW Automotive of Michigan, was recently appointed to the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business Charter Committee at Marietta College for the 2005-06 academic year.
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College ready for presentations during fifth annual All Scholars Day

April 8, 2015 | All Scholars Day
On a day when almost every class is cancelled at Marietta College, the value of learning and research is not overlooked. Instead, the campus will be abuzz with academic discussions and presentations during the fifth annual All Scholars Day, which begins at 7:45 a.m. with registration and includes 140 unique presentations and exhibitions.
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Faculty, students honored during annual Founders Day celebration

February 28, 2011 | Founders Day 2011
Customary during Marietta College’s annual Founders Day Convocation, faculty and students were recognized with special awards during the ceremony on Feb. 17 in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Marietta College President Jean A. Scott welcomed faculty, administration, trustees, emeriti faculty and honored guests who gathered to celebrate the...
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College to host Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo on Sept. 17

August 4, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Hundreds of entrepreneurs, business owners, community leaders and students — both college and high school — are expected to attend the inaugural Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo at Marietta College on Saturday, Sept. 17. This one-day conference should provide business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to network and gain...
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Kevin Pate — Chemistry

July 1, 2013 | 2013
Dr. Kevin Pate has a reputation of being a tough, but fair professor, and his students are comfortable with his approach because it prepares them for a future in medical school or other graduate program.
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College hands out $3,000 in grants through Hartel Program

September 9, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College has awarded $3,000 in grants through its Hartel Program to support programs on campus. "These programs would honor Bill Hartel in a way that he would really appreciate. He was focused on freshman retention and social activism," said Marietta College Provost Dr. Sue DeWine. "These projects selected by Bill Bauer for funding,...
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PioPitch program makes debut on March 19

March 11, 2015 | PioPitch
Tyler Baltzell ’15 (Dayton, Ohio) and Alina Kielbasa ’15 (Austintown, Ohio) will make Marietta College history on Thursday, March 19. The seniors will be the first students to participate in PioPitch, a program that was designed to connect students with local entrepreneurs and business leaders and allows them to “pitch” an idea.
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Associate Professor ready for her shot at Last Lecture Series

November 29, 2010 | 2010
When she first sat down to write her “last lecture,” Dr. Suzanne Walker said the task was almost too daunting.  
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Athletic Training program receives CAATE accreditation

June 16, 2016 | Accreditation
Marietta College’s Athletic Training program, following a comprehensive evaluation, has once again received accreditation from the Commission of Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Sam Crowther, Chair of the Department, was CAATE accreditation is more focused on student and program outcomes. “This insures quality in programs...
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Athletic Training graduate wins national student writing contest

June 11, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College’s Chyrsten Regelski ’13 (Greenville, Ohio) recently won the DeLoss Brubaker Student Writing Contest, which is awarded annually by the National Athletic Trainer's Association. Of the three national awards Regelski was awarded for Best Original Research Paper.
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Management journal selects Marietta professor’s paper for publication

February 15, 2017 | Faculty News
Marietta College’s Assistant Professor of Management John Fazio co-authored a paper that has been recently approved for publication in the journal Management Decision.  The paper is titled “The Role of Affective Commitment in the Relationship Between Social Support and Turnover Intention.” “The co-authors and I wanted to explore how employees...
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Pioneer Pipeline Program earns recognition from ACRES

February 17, 2015 | Pioneer Pipeline
The American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES) recently selected Marietta College’s Pioneer Pipeline Program, which matches students with disabilities with college students, for an Exemplary Program Award.
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College enrolls 37 students into ninth class of PA Program

July 8, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Program recently welcomed 37 new graduate students into the ninth class and the beginning of a 27-month rigorous journey. The Physician Assistant Program began in 2002 after receiving a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC).
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International certification available to Marietta tutors

April 21, 2016 | ARC
Academic Support Coordinator Keira Hambrick knows the Tutoring Program at Marietta College has grown by leaps and bounds over the course of the past 12 months.
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Students showcase research efforts during campus-wide event

April 22, 2013 | All Scholars Day
Three science majors stood before a poster depicting a project they devoted many hours of their spring semester researching together.
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Alumnus excited to speak during Founders Day ceremony

January 23, 2017 | Alumni
When Dr. Robert Boswell ’73 was a student at Marietta College, he heard about Founders Day though he didn’t know much about it. Now, the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement at the University of Colorado-Boulder, is excited to return and be the keynote speaker at the 182nd Founders Day on Thursday, Feb. 16.
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