Tim Cooper ’73 honored for work as interim president, loyalty to College

October 13, 2016 | Presidential Medal
Timothy O. Cooper ’73, who served as Marietta College’s interim president for a few months, was honored by the Board of Trustees and President William N. Ruud during a luncheon Thursday afternoon. Cooper, who Emeritus Trustee and former Board chair, was presented with a resolution from the Board, as well as receiving the inaugural...
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College Bookstore has baseball championship gear available

June 6, 2012 | 2012
Fans of the Etta Express can now express their pride a little better, thanks to memorabilia being sold in the College Bookstore. Last week, Marietta won the NCAA Division III National Championship in Grand Chute, Wis., after besting Wheaton in a 7-2 win and finishing 5-1 in the series. It’s the team’s sixth national championship — the first...
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More than 300 MC graduates receive diplomas at 168th commencement

May 9, 2005 | Graduation 2005
Marietta College President Dr. Jean A. Scott and Provost Dr. Sue DeWine handed out more than 300 diplomas Sunday, May 8, during the 168th annual commencement ceremony in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center in front of more than 2,000 family and friends. Senior Carrie Lang of Marietta was awarded the coveted Jewett Oration Prize for her speech “...
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D.C. Regional Association draws big crowd during Nationals game

July 7, 2014 | 2014
When the Washington Nationals first took the field for their June 30th game against Colorado, Section 231 — the area where Marietta alumni, students and friends were to gather — was steadily growing.
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Marietta celebrates Pioneer Pride Day

August 28, 2009 | 175th anniversary
Perhaps Doug Jessmer ’94 would have been awake anyways a few minutes past midnight Friday, Aug. 28, cradling his beautiful 6-month-old baby girl, Olivia, in his arms. And perhaps he would have been wearing his Marietta T-shirt anyway. But here at Marietta College, we’re positive Doug was purposefully showing his support for his alma mater on...
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1984 graduate receives athletic training’s top research award

October 4, 2016 | Alumni
Tom Kaminski ’84 was a serious student who made a strong impression on Paul Spear, the longtime chair of Marietta College’s Athletic Training program. “He was a bright student. He was one that challenged what we were teaching back then,” said Spear, who retired in 2000. “I can remember that he was always very interested in research, and he...
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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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Alum offers ‘Perspective’ on Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

January 17, 2005 | news2005
Reginald Sims ’75 admitted Monday there was plenty about the Civil Rights Movement he didn’t know about as undergrad at Marietta College in 1970s. Since then he has learned a lot and he shared some of what he has learned over the years with about 40 students, faculty and staff during a special Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in the...
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Associate Professor returns from fellowship in Honolulu

August 26, 2008 | 2008
Marietta College's Dr. Eric J. Fitch, Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Leadership and Director of the Environmental Science Program, recently returned to campus following a productive summer.
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Marietta recognized by College Factual as one of the best in nation

September 8, 2016 | Annual Rankings
It’s no secret that Marietta College offers students a top-notch liberal arts education, plenty of experiential learning opportunities and close relationships with faculty and staff. This month, College Factual added hard numbers that back up the quality education students receive at Marietta through its annual ranking system. Marietta was...
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Delta Tau Delta earns fraternity’s most prestigious honor

February 1, 2012 | 2012
For the fifth time since 1990, Marietta College’s Delta Tau Delta fraternity has been awarded its organization’s most prestigious honor—The Hugh Shields Award. The Epsilon Upsilon chapter received the award during the Northern Division Conference brunch on Sunday, Jan. 29, in Indianapolis. More than 400 members of Delta Tau Delta were in...
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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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Intervention Specialist students present at CEC-TED conference

April 21, 2014 | 2014
Four Marietta College Education students — each one majoring in Intervention Specialist — presented at the second annual CEC-TED conference held at the Ohio Opportunities for People with Disabilities at the James A. Rhodes State Office Tower in Columbus in late March.
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Accounting professor closes the books on 37-year career at Marietta

May 14, 2008 | 2008
Before Ed Osborne can make the transition to emeritus professor, he has one final assignment. "In a moment of weakness I agreed to complete the department assessment report so the new chair of the department, Jim Falter, wouldn't be burdened with it. So I have until June 30 to get it done," he said.
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Marietta jumps 63 spots in latest Money Magazine rankings

August 1, 2016 | rankings1617
Money magazine has once again recognized Marietta College as one of The Best Colleges for Your Money, according to the publication’s inaugural list that was recently released. The magazine states the rankings "are the first to combine the most accurate pricing estimates available with students’ likely earnings after graduation and a unique...
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Associate Professor selected to present at Hawaii conference in January

September 23, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Dr. William Bauer, Associate Professor of Education, has been accepted to present at the 2012 Hawaii International Conference on Education. The conference will be held Jan. 5-8 in Honolulu. Bauer’s submission, “Youth Leadership Forum for High School Students with Disabilities: A Model for Success in Developing Skills in...
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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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Dad Elliott was the Iron Horse of campus

March 3, 2014 | 2014
In the early 1900s, students entered the College chapel, housed on the second floor of Andrews Hall, only to find something that had become not so unusual waiting for them: President Alfred Tyler Perry’s cow, Buttercup. “Even Professor (H.L.) Coar’s chickens have been to the college,” recalled George E. “Dad” Elliott in his book, Dad...
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Lehman, Gray named Marietta College Homecoming royalty

October 20, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College seniors Elizabeth "E.J." Lehman and Tom Gray were crowned Homecoming 2007 royalty during halftime of the Pioneers' football game against Ohio Northern on Saturday (Oct. 20). The announcing of queen and king was just one of the many highlights in a weekend full of activities for students and alumni. Other memorable moments...
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Faculty mentors played key role in Vierheller’s passion as teacher leader

July 22, 2016 | Student Success
In the four years since Emma Vierheller ’12 graduated from Marietta College, she has remained in contact with dozens of former students and professors — something she believes has helped her grow as a teaching professional. But no one communicates with Emma more than Dr. Tanya Judd Pucella, McCoy Associate Professor of Education.
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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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Shale Crescent USA to speak at Economic Roundtable on March 29

March 15, 2017 | ERT
Jerry James ’80 and Wally Kandel ’87, both representatives of Shale Crescent USA, are scheduled to discuss economic development opportunities in the Mid-Ohio Valley and what’s being done to promote the region around the world, at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Wednesday, March 29th, at the Marietta Country Country Club....
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In Memoriam: Dwayne Stone (1934-2013)

December 19, 2013 | news2013
Dr. Dwayne D. Stone may have “officially” retired in August of 1993, but in some ways he never really stopped working for Marietta College.
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Associate Professor elected International Environmental Association VP

July 17, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Dr. Eric J. Fitch, associate professor of environmental science and leadership, has spent a busy and eventful summer.
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