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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Forbes.com ranks Marietta College among best U.S. Colleges again

July 24, 2013 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College is no newcomer to national rankings.
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Marietta College announces public events for October 2016

September 20, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its October 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.
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Marietta College adds 2008 graduate to Admission staff

August 11, 2008 | Josh Thrash
Joshua Thrash '08, who worked for four years as a student employee in the Office of Admission, was recently hired as an admission counselor at Marietta College. Thrash, a 2004 Marietta High School graduate, completed a Bachelor of Arts in History from Marietta College. During his time as a student he worked in admission as a tour guide,...
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Three physics majors present at Ohio’s American Physical Society

April 5, 2013 | 2013
Three Marietta College students majoring in physics — Jen Kachel ’13 (Woodsfield, Ohio), Shelby Lee ’13 (Galloway, Ohio) and Lin Su ’13 (Beijing, China) — presented their capstone research posters at the Ohio-region Section of the American Physical Society at Ohio University.
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Back-to-back: Marietta students earn 3% scholarship

November 24, 2015 | 2015
In a world where women influence upwards of 80 percent of consumer spending and 60 percent of social media sharing, it can seem a little unbalanced that women make up less than 10 percent of all U.S. Creative Directors.
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Athletic training education program earns CAATE accreditation award

April 16, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Athletic Training Education Program, following a comprehensive evaluation, has received continuing accreditation from The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The evaluation included an exhaustive self-study and an on-site visit. "These standards emphasize that the education for athletic...
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Marietta places high in new Washington Monthly ranking

September 14, 2015 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has placed 45th in a national ranking of baccalaureate colleges and universities across the United States in regards to an institutions contribution to the public good.
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Marietta College names new VP of Enrollment Management

May 4, 2006 | news2006
Dr. Jean Scott, president of Marietta College, announced that David J. Rhodes has accepted the position of Vice President for Enrollment at MC.
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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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Class of 2019 closes out first day on campus with Matriculation

August 17, 2015 | Matriculation 2015
Much earlier than in recent years, Marietta College’s new students arrived on campus and participated in the annual Matriculation. More than a week before classes are scheduled to begin, approximately 300 new students filed into Dyson Baudo Recreation Center to begin their Marietta College journey.
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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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McCoy Scholar adds NASA scholarship to her resume

May 3, 2012 | 2012
Anna Gill ’12 (Canal Winchester, Ohio) is just another example of how Marietta College’s McCoy Scholars seem to deliver exemplary work every year. Gill, who will be one of nearly 300 seniors participating in the 175th annual Commencement ceremony at Marietta on May 13 in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, recently won first-place in the...
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College connecting freshman class with city during first ExplorETTA

August 4, 2015 | 2015
Marietta College officials have added a new twist to Orientation Week that is designed to connect the Class of 2019 with the community at large.
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College experimenting with 'J-Term' during winter break

September 30, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College students have a new opportunity during winter break this year. In January, select courses are being offered in what the College has named "J-Term." This term was created after the college moved its spring semester ahead in order to set a new graduation date. Once the graduation date was set, there was a three-week gap in the...
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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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Education Professor named to Luce Foundation Board of Directors

February 6, 2015 | 2016
Marietta College’s Dr. Bill Bauer, McCoy Associate Professor of Education, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation — a high impact, New York-based nonprofit organization supporting leadership development at a global level.
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