College celebrates first MCGives Day

January 16, 2017 | Advancement
After spending a few weeks away, Marietta College students have returned to their second home.
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Graduates express themselves with mortar board messages

June 11, 2013 | Commencement13
When you think about Commencement traditions, one of the first to come to mind is the throwing of the mortarboard at the end of the ceremony. While this practice continues for many, an even more popular (and less harmful) use is to use this valuable piece of real estate to share a message with those in attendance.
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Benches, scholarship memorialize outstanding alumnus

October 31, 2006 | 2006
The patio outside Thomas Hall at Marietta College now boasts two new iron benches. Placed in memory of Robert D. Duggan '59, and in honor of Duggan's friend and mentor, emeritus professor Wen-Yu "Frank" Cheng, the benches are appropriately situated outside the building that is home to economics, management and accounting - the academic...
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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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College announces 2011 Who’s Who Among Students

March 12, 2011 | 2011
Twenty-three students from Marietta College have been selected for the 2011 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” This award, one of the more prestigious the academic community can bestow, gives national recognition to outstanding campus leaders of the year. Students have been honored in the annual...
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Marketing students benefit from partnership with PNC’s Mark Vizza ’98

December 11, 2016 | Alumni
Every college student has been assigned a case study to research and write a report. It’s right up there with group projects and adding a works cited page. Mark Vizza ’98 remembers them all too well, and every case study seemed to come from another era. “It drove me crazy and I wondered to myself, ‘Did nothing of significance happen at any...
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Associate Professor elected to Central Ohio PRSA board of directors

February 27, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College’s Dr. Jane Dailey, Associate Professor of Media Studies, has been elected to serve on the 2013 board of directors of the Central Ohio chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. The chapter serves more than 360 public relations professionals across the Central Ohio region who work in the corporate, government, agency...
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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 bids farewell to Class of 2015

May 3, 2015 | Commencement 2015
John Beale ’71 has never been shy of taking a risk, and he wanted to make sure Marietta College’s Class of 2015 understood why it is important to embrace those opportunities when they come around.
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‘Introduction to Fundraising Planning’ offered for nonprofits Oct. 12

September 27, 2010 | 2010
A major reason nonprofit organizations are successful is through their ability to cultivate multiple revenue streams through sound financial planning. Marietta area nonprofit organizations looking for some advice on a fundraising plan may be able to find some answers at Marietta College. What you'll learn Conduct an assets inventory Develop...
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Lambda Chi Alpha collects and donates 2,000 pounds of food

December 1, 2016 | Greek Life
Marietta College’s Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, with the assistance of the Marietta community and College community, recently collected 2,000 pounds of food items that will be donated to local food pantries. “I could not be happier with all of the work done by so many of the members in the community,” said Robert Felton ’18 (Wheeling, West...
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Donnellys show support through annual gifts, volunteering

December 18, 2012 | news2012
Bill ’70 and Bonnie Donnelly ’91 have been involved at Marietta College for so long it’s almost impossible for them to remember a time when it didn’t play a part in their lives.
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Chris Cheng awarded full scholarship to Yale doctoral program

March 23, 2006
A grandson and grandfather named Cheng each received some very good news this spring, and Marietta College is proud of both of them. Christopher Cheng, who graduated from Marietta College in May with a bachelor of science in physics, has been awarded a full six-to-seven-year scholarship to Yale University's doctoral program in molecular...
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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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Approximately 300 to graduate at 173rd commencement on May 9

April 29, 2010 | Commencement 2010
Many changes have taken place at Marietta College since the group of more than 400 incoming freshmen began moving into their residence halls on a sunny and hot Thursday mid-August morning. Dawes Memorial Library was replaced with the Legacy Library, the Anderson Hancock Planetarium opened, the Legacy Campaign successfully came to a close, the...
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Recent graduate earns CPA’s Elijah Watt Sells Award

September 19, 2016 | Awards
It’s such a miniscule number it almost doesn’t seem real; 0.0008. That’s the percentage of CPA candidates who won the 2015 Elijah Watt Sells Award — given to those who obtained a cumulative average score above 95.50 across all four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination, passed all four sections on their first attempt and completed testing...
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Alumna to be recognized for her dedication to hearing loss community

October 1, 2012 | news2012
Barbara Garneau Kelley ’81 began volunteering for the Hearing Loss Association of America in 1988 after she moved to the Washington, D.C., area in search of a job.
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Marietta Leadership inducts six students into Omicron Delta Kappa

December 9, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College's chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honorary, recently inducted six new members into the Gold Key Circle. The inductees were seniors Jeffrey Houston of North Andover, Mass., Samantha McKay of East Palestine, Patrick Quinn of Franklin, N.J., Paul Rutter of Loveland, and Megan Schreck of Bethel Park, Pa.,...
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Marietta College celebrates the opening of new music therapy program

October 23, 2017 | Music Therapy
As is true for most alumni, Marietta College is the root of countless meaningful moments for Don and Leslie Straub Ritter. In addition to earning their degrees, the Ritters also gained lifelong friends, made lasting memories, and also met and married each other on the historic campus. On Friday, the couple made and shared yet another memory...
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College announces 2015 Athletic HOF Class

December 1, 2015 | 2015
As the national anthem was being played at Pioneer Park, the reality of his baseball career was nearing an end hit John Hefner ’85.
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Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opens Feb. 27 with reception

February 3, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College’s Art Department is proud to present the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, which features the work of Art and Graphic Design students. The show, which opens Feb. 27, will be held in the Third Floor Gallery of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The exhibition will run through March 20. An opening reception will be held from 6-8...
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Eye on the Prize: Alumnus' dedication to excellence leads him to Fox News

September 24, 2012 | Todd Kelly
Todd Kelly ’94 continues to follow a simple mantra that has been drilled into him since he arrived at Fox News Channel in late 1996. Kelly learned from many producers and senior producers who encouraged him to have the attitude the channel has to be successful not just today, but the next day… and the next day… and the next day…and to never...
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MC's Director of Career Center accepts appointment with NACE

September 13, 2005 | 2005
Kathleen Powell, Director of Marietta College's Career Center, has accepted an appointment to the National Association of Colleges and Employers Future Directions Task Force. "The College holds membership in this professional organization and is the driving force for the profession," Powell said. "We base our services, ethics and recruiting...
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Ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for Music Therapy facilities

October 13, 2017 | Music Therapy
Ten months after receiving a generous $1 million gift from Don '81 and Leslie Straub Ritter '85, Marietta College is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the renovated space housing Music Therapy facilities and a recording studio at 4:30 p.m., Friday, October 20th. The facilities are located in McKinney Hall are part of the...
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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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