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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19th McCoy Scholarship goes to local student

June 13, 2017 | McCoy Scholar
Katie Kitchen ’21 (Marietta, Ohio) will not be a new face on the Marietta College campus this fall. The recent Marietta High School graduate took classes through the College Credit Plus program, and she said that experience is just one of the reasons why she is enrolling at the College this fall.
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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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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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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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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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Amanda Davis ’18 earns annual Evans Internship Endowment award

April 28, 2017 | Internships
Amanda Davis ’18 (Cutler, Ohio) had heard about the power of Marietta College’s Long Blue Line, but this year she was the beneficiary of its wide-reaching impact. For starters, she is the 2017 recipient of the Robert Evans Internship Endowment Award, which was established by a member of The Long Blue Line and his spouse. She will intern this...
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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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Campus excited to see research and more at All Scholars Day

April 3, 2017 | All Scholars Day
The seventh annual All Scholars Day, a one-day celebration of undergraduate research at Marietta College, is scheduled to start at 8:00 a.m., Friday, April 21st. Presentations, exhibitions and discussions will be held across campus the entire day.  Started in 2011, All Scholars Day has become a signature event at Marietta. Each spring, no...
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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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