Physician Assistant students connect with local preschoolers

December 17, 2016 | PA Program
Good habits start young, which is why Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Graduate Program is teaming up with the Ely Chapman Education Foundation (ECEF) this fall to help teach preschoolers about healthy living. Ely Chapman is a nonprofit organization providing academic support and mentoring to children living in the Mid-Ohio Valley. In...
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Hilles Hughes — Career Center

January 19, 2015 | 2015
Hilles Hughes has had the opportunity to gain a sound perspective of the world and can directly connect with all of the students at Marietta College.
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Associate Professor gives keynote at Ohio River Conference

October 23, 2009 | 2009
Marietta College Associate Professor Dr. Eric J. Fitch, Director of the Environmental Science Program, recently gave the opening plenary presentation at the 2009 ORBCRE (Ohio River Basin Consortium for Research and Education) at Hanover (Ind.) College. The theme of the conference was “Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the...
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Marietta College establishes Phi Theta Kappa scholarship

August 28, 2017 | Phi Theta Kappa
Marietta College, one of the nation’s top liberal arts institutions, has instituted a new scholarship for Phi Theta Kappa honor society members. Steve Lazowski, Vice President for Enrollment Management, said Marietta College is committed to attracting the best and brightest transfer students from two-year colleges. Each scholarship is a one-...
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College presents faculty, staff awards at annual Founders Day

February 25, 2016 | Founders Day 2016
This year’s Founders Day followed in tradition by honoring esteemed Marietta College faculty and staff on Thursday, Feb. 18. In total, 18 of the College’s faculty and staff were honored for their contributions to Marietta College and its students.
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Founders Day speaker discusses segregated south, diversity today

February 22, 2013 | Founders Day
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Eugene Robinson is not sure if his visit to Marietta College on Thursday (Feb. 21) was his first to the city or not. What he remembers as a child was that his family always stopped at the first exit in Ohio on their travels from South Carolina to Michigan. After stopping in Charleston, W.Va., for the night his...
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Graphic Design professor teaches former student’s high school class

December 15, 2016 | Outreach
Teaching graphic design to students at Trinity High School in Garfield Heights, Ohio, Sean Kenny ’12 believes many of his pupils have grasped the concepts and techniques. However, he recently turned to one of his former Marietta College art professors — Sara Alway Rosenstock — to provide additional context for the material he has been...
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Social Justice Speaker Series added for spring

January 8, 2015 | Social Justice
Marietta College’s Office of Civic Engagement has organized a Social Justice Speaker Series for the Spring 2015 semester, and it will begin on Martin Luther King Day — Monday, Jan. 19. Dr. Jamie Moshin, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, will discuss “Difference, Power & Privilege in the Wake of MLK’s Legacy.
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Petroleum Engineering professor receives distinguished service award

August 26, 2009 | 2009
The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) recently announced that Marietta College Professor Dr. Robert Chase has been selected as one of three recipients of the 2009 SPE Distinguished Service Award.   The SPE Distinguished Service Award recognizes contributions to the society that exhibit such exceptional devotion of time, effort, thought,...
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Forbes.com continues to rank Marietta among best U.S. Colleges

August 9, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has once again 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 650 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students achieve....
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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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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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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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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’s Physician Assistant program graduates 14th class

July 22, 2017 | Commencement 2017
As more than 250 family and friends packed into the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, a steady rain — along with lightning and thunder — fell outside as Marietta College conducted its 14th Physician Assistant graduation ceremony. The 36 graduates join a special group of The Long Blue Line, as only 351 others who have earned the degree from the...
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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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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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