Faculty honors presented during 177th Founders Day celebration

February 17, 2012 | Founders Day
Marietta College’s faculty had their moment to shine Thursday, Feb. 16, during the 177th Founders Day convocation. Marietta College President Dr. Jean A. Scott welcomed faculty, administration, trustees, emeriti faculty and honored guests who gathered to celebrate the College’s birthday in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. It was also Dr. Scott'...
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PioBiz’s Proof of Concept stage allows students to show off entrepreneurial mindset

February 21, 2018 | Entrepreneurship
Courtney Knoch ’18 (Marietta, Ohio) has had the idea for a food truck park in Marietta for a little while. It wasn’t until the second round of Marietta College’s PioBiz-Proof of Concept that she was confident it could work. The English major placed first in the competition and was awarded $330 to put toward her idea. She also won an...
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s forthcoming project focuses on one of Marietta’s forefathers

September 30, 2016 | history
A figure closely tied to the establishment of the city of Marietta and of Marietta College is the focus of historical author David McCullough’s forthcoming book. The two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author visited with members of Marietta College’s History Department and Legacy Library recently to announce his latest project, which will...
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Marietta College's Summer Reading Camp offering great experience

June 29, 2006 | 2006
Marietta College's Department of Education is offering a four-week summer reading camp from 9 to 11:45 a.m. daily. The camp, which is for children entering kindergarten through sixth grade in the fall of 2006, ends July 14. The Reading Camp is a practicum experience that allows education majors to work as teachers with children from schools...
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Marietta students excel on Putnam Mathematics Competition

May 30, 2017 | Math
  Two Marietta College students exhibited their mathematical prowess with their performances at the 77th annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematics Competition during the 2016-17 academic year. The North American math contest for college students requires participants to spend six hours, in two sittings, trying to solve 12 problems. Daniel...
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Marietta students receive Grand Prize honor from NBS

Student broadcasters from Marietta College’s WCMO-TV were recently awarded a Grand Prize honor from the National Broadcasting Society. Marietta won in the undergraduate electronic media competition for their election coverage in the fall, which included a debate between Congressman Bill Johnson and challenger Jennifer Garrison.
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Athletic trainer named representative to national association

November 29, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Jessica Rager, Assistant Professor and Athletic Trainer, was recently named representative to National Athletic Trainers’ Association Young Professional Committee (NATA YPC). “It’s a tremendous honor to have been selected to represent District IV in the YPC,” she said.
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Land & Energy Management program earns AAPL accreditation

February 14, 2018
Marietta College’s Land & Energy Management program, which became a major in 2014, recently received a five-year accreditation from the American Association of Professional Landmen. “Receiving full accreditation from AAPL validates the growing and improved program Marietta offers in that the national professional organization has reviewed...
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Marietta once again featured in Princeton Review rankings

August 22, 2016 | Princeton Review
Princeton Review’s 2017 issue of The Best 381 Colleges includes Marietta College among the best Midwestern colleges. The new listings were released earlier this week. The nationally known education services company recommends Marietta as one of 156 institutions in 12 states it named to its “Best in the Midwest” list for 2017. A total of 649...
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College Factual ranks Marietta Petroleum grads as top earners

September 18, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College is ranked the best among the top 50 colleges and universities whose engineering graduates earn the highest salaries nationwide, according to College Factual.
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College ready to welcome students back for spring semester

January 17, 2006 | 2006
Following one of the longest holiday breaks in Marietta College history, more than 1,300 students should be raring to go when classes resume on Monday, Jan. 23. By the time the first class takes roll on Monday, students and faculty will have enjoyed 44 days away from campus.
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16 seniors inducted into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

May 3, 2017 | Phi Beta Kappa
Sixteen Marietta College seniors were inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa society, which was established in 1860 at the College, during a ceremony that was held in the Trustee Conference Room on Monday, May 1.
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McDonough Center Dean named interim provost at Marietta

March 22, 2011 | news2011
Dr. Gama Perruci, Dean of the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business, will serve a two-year term as Interim Provost and Dean of the Faculty beginning July 1. President Jean Scott made the announcement to the campus community on Monday, March 21.
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Women’s Speaker Series to debut at Marietta College on Jan. 31st

January 17, 2018 | Women's Speaker Series
During the 2018 Spring Semester, Marietta College will unveil the Women’s Speaker Series — which will feature women faculty presenting on influential women from their respective fields.
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Students return to campus for fall semester

August 29, 2016 | Back to School
The lull of summer break has come to a close and campus has once again become a bustling place with students and faculty ready for another great academic year. Throughout the day, students stopped into the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center for Pioneer Connect to have their schedules verified, obtain parking permits, learn about resources such as...
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College adds Tracy Tynan as Records Office assistant

July 12, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College recently hired Tracy Tynan, who has been active on the campus as an athletic foster parent for the past decade, as a Records Office Assistant. “I was drawn to this position because of the high level of interaction with the Marietta College students,” Tynan said. “I enjoy helping them in any way that I can. I have been a part...
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Communication and Media Studies chair makes presentation in Oxford

September 16, 2005 | 2005
Dr. Jack Hillwig, professor and chairman of the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Marietta College, recently made a presentation on book design and chaired two discussion sessions on books at the Third International Conference on the Book held at Oxford Brookes University in Oxford, England.
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Branford Marsalis Quartet close out 2016-17 Esbenshade Series on April 23rd

April 11, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The Branford Marsalis Quartet, along with guest vocalist Kurt Elling, will wrap up the 2016-17 Esbenshade Series at Marietta College on Sunday, April 23rd, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are sold out.
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‘E.E. Cummings: Pacifist, Prisoner, Poet’ next in WWI speaker series

April 22, 2015 | 2015
Marietta College’s Dr. Bev Hogue will make the seventh and final presentation in the World War I colloquium — Exploring the Great War — at 7 p.m., Monday, April 27, in Thomas 124.
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Students collaborating with Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership

January 28, 2011 | 2011
It may have a new name and a new partner, but the goal is still the same: identify the best leaders in the United States. This spring, five Marietta College students are working on the Top American Leaders (TAL) project, a collaboration between The Washington Post and the Center for Public Leadership (CPL) at Harvard University's John F....
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Marietta professor receives Excellence in Community Impact Award

November 6, 2017
Marietta College McCoy Professor of Education Dr. Bill Bauer is the 2017 recipient of the Excellence in Community Impact Award, presented by the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI). Established by the Ohio State Legislation in 2005, OCLI’s mission is to inform public policy, consult and collaborate with both state and national...
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Physician Assistant program graduates 13th class

July 16, 2016 | Commencement
For about one hour on this sunny and warm Saturday afternoon, 36 Physician Assistant students were saying good-bye and enjoying the day on the Marietta College campus.
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Education Department receives top marks from NCTQ report

June 24, 2013 | news2013
Marietta College has earned top national marks in an examination of university teacher preparation programs released this week by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ).
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Students ready to square off in 2nd annual PioBiz competition

March 29, 2017 | PioBiz
Two Marietta College students will compete for the chance to receive up to $10,000 for startup expense reimbursements and in-kind services for their burgeoning business as part of the second annual PioBiz Business Plan Competition from 4:00-5:15 p.m., Friday, March 31st, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium in Thomas Hall. In just over an hour...
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