Back to School: Students share their experiences from the first week on campus

September 24, 2012 | 2012
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Marietta ranked 7th Highest Valued College in entire nation

October 2, 2015 | Annual Rankings
A Marietta College education goes well beyond the 44 majors, 18 varsity sports, 100-plus student organizations, study abroad opportunities and countless internships — those tangible elements Marietta markets to prospective and current students.
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Marietta remains in top 20 in U.S.News and World Report rankings

August 18, 2006 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College, which is consistently ranked among the top regional schools in the Midwest, remains one of the best colleges according to the latest U.S.News and World Report annual ratings, which were released today (Aug. 18) on its Web site. Marietta College is listed No. 17 out of more than 100 schools in the Midwest Comprehensive...
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College Factual rankings place Marietta in multiple categories

September 8, 2015 | 2015
For a second consecutive year, Marietta College has been recognized by College Factual as one of the top colleges in the United States. The rankings were released today (Sept. 8, 2015).
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MC students claim six prizes at annual Michigan State design contest

April 18, 2006 | 2006
Four Marietta College students were honored for their creative efforts, including one first-place finish, in the 2006 Michigan State University Design Contest for College Students. It is the fifth consecutive year that a Marietta College student has taken first place in at least one category as senior Kenny Cramer of Fleming, Ohio, took the...
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Physician Assistant Student Society donates $500 to county’s Free Clinic

May 4, 2012 | 2012
Jamie Torok ’13 (Cincinnati, Ohio) said the professors and doctors in Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Studies Program are among the best of the best. But Torok added that she and her classmates also gain some invaluable experience working the Washington County Free Clinic. “This allows us to get out in the community that we live in...
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Marietta improves in annual Forbes.com rankings of U.S. Colleges

August 5, 2015 | Annual Rankings
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 650 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students achieve.
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Beautiful day makes dedication ceremony for new soccer field special

October 1, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College officials couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day to dedicate the soccer field along Greene Street than what they got Saturday, Oct. 1. Dr. Jean Scott, Marietta's President, and soccer coach Patrick Holguin each spoke about the stunning complex and thanked everyone who helped make the new Marietta Field happen.
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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 College to be recognized as a Tree City USA

April 23, 2015 | Tree Campus USA
Marietta College will be recognized as a Tree Campus USA today in the Southeast Ohio awards ceremony hosted by the City of Athens Tree Commission and the ODNR Division of Forestry.  This is the first time Marietta College has been honored with this nationally recognized award. The City of Marietta was also recognized as a Tree City USA for...
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About 90 future students spend the day touring MC Campus

June 13, 2005 | 2005
Carloads of families and friends of incoming freshman drove into Marietta early this morning to take part in the first of five freshman schedule days. Of the expected 95 students, 90 found their way to the campus Monday morning (June 13) for a taste of what’s to come. As the incoming students found their groups and sat around campus in the...
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New McCoy Scholar pleased to spread her wings at Marietta

November 1, 2011 | McCoy Scholar
Charlee Ottersberg ’14 (Arvada, Colo.) adapts quickly to her surroundings. “It’s been easy. The transition from living in Colorado to living in Marietta has been easy because I am such an independent person,” Charlee says. “When I would go away to camps I never called home. I have called home a few times, but I do text my parents every day.”...
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Marietta ranks among best schools on new Social Mobility Index

October 23, 2014 | news2014
Marietta College has been included among the best schools on the new Social Mobility Index (SMI) survey, which is co-sponsored by CollegeNet and PayScale. The SMI ranking emphasizes economic mobility and the extent that a college or university helps its students with family incomes below the national median to improve their social and...
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Last-minute tips for the Class of 2015

July 20, 2011 | 2011
Like most incoming freshman, Wes Riley ’15 (Marietta, Ohio) is beginning to prepare for his first semester at Marietta College. “I am looking forward to having some freedom and independence in my life, it will be very interesting to not be under my parents watch for the first time,” Riley said. This is the time of year that incoming freshman...
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Mid-Ohio Valley College Night open to area high school students

September 12, 2014 | college night
The 12th annual Mid-Ohio Valley College Night is back on Marietta College’s campus with approximately 70 colleges and universities scheduled to be in attendance to meet with prospective students.
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Founders Day speaker to offer expert advice on health care debate

January 17, 2011 | 2011
Dr. Marilyn Moon, a member of Marietta College’s Board of Trustees, doesn’t claim to have all of the answers when it comes to the continuing health care debate in the U.S. However, she does have a lot of experience and a wealth of knowledge to share on the subject.
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Forbes places Marietta among best U.S. Colleges

August 5, 2014 | Annual Rankings
Forbes Magazine ranks Marietta College among “America’s Top Colleges,” according to its 2014 rankings, which were released recently. Marietta is ranked 414th overall in this year’s Forbes’ ranking of the 650 best colleges and universities in the nation. Marietta also ranks 18th among all Ohio four-year schools.
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McCoy Scholar finds comfort, fun challenges at Marietta College

December 9, 2016 | McCoy Scholar
Lily Riffle ’20 understands pain. Excruciating pain. In middle school, her older brother, Julian, died at the age of 22. During the first two years of high school, she missed weeks of classes because of an illness. And just when everything seemed to be fine, her life was shattered again. “She’s a tough cookie,” says Andra Riffle, Lily’s...
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FYE Fitness Challenge opens students’ eyes to healthy living options

October 11, 2010 | 2010
Although Marietta College’s Elizabeth Moore ’14 (Medina, Ohio) will be getting a free T-shirt for improving her wellness, the long term rewards are much more satisfying. In conjunction with Provost Rita Smith-Kipp’s theme of Health and Wellness the FYE (Freshmen Year Experience) 102 classes have been given a wellness challenge, one that Moore...
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‘Intersection’ presents World America in Marietta’s Esbenshade Series

March 24, 2014 | 2014
Intersection, a concert blended with classical, jazz Latin, Broadway and film music, will perform in Marietta College’s Frederica G. Esbenshade Series at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 2. The performance will be held in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Study Abroad students add international flair to Leadership Program

October 27, 2016 | Study Abroad
Dr. Gama Perruci expects McDonough Scholars to approach their leadership studies and research from a global perspective. “It’s important that the students in the Leadership Program get outside of their comfort zone and view a situation or issue through the lens of a different culture,” said the Dean of the McDonough Center for Leadership...
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Former trustee, professor emeritus teach business leadership during spring EIR course

May 3, 2010 | 201o
  As the fifth Executive-in-Residence course wound to a close on Tuesday, April 27, the two men who co-taught Leadership 370 reflected on what it meant to be in the classroom together again.
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College renames office Strategic Communications & Marketing

September 24, 2013 | 2013
The address is still Irvine Hall, but in the future you’ll need to keep an eye out for a new name on the shingle for your outreach projects. 
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Marietta College announces public events for November 2016

October 18, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its November 2016 schedule of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission to these events is free. For the most recent and updated information about Marietta College events, visit our Campus Calendar. For a schedule of athletic events, visit the Pioneers website. 7:00 p.m., November 1 — Tony Fiore, an...
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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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