Class of 2016 celebrated at 179th Commencement ceremony on May 1

May 1, 2016 | Commencement
Daley Buckwell ’16 (Northfield, New Hampshire) is acutely familiar with what it means to be a member of The Long Blue Line. She is the sixth Buckwell to graduate from Marietta College, which goes back to her grandfather Jim Buckwell ’61.
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Former Pioneer Chris Sidick ’05 still going strong with Washington Wild Things

November 30, 2010 | 2010
Chris Sidick ’05 is in no hurry to leave the Washington Wild Things. Even when he had a chance to sign with the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Diego Padres a few years ago, Sidick knew his part-time job with the Wild Things was his best option.
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Marietta experiences helped 2015 graduate find, adjust to first job

January 26, 2017 | Alumna
Her four years at Marietta College were anything but typical. Alina Kielbasa ’15 studied abroad multiple times, was a McDonough Scholar, a member of Sigma Kappa sorority and a volunteer piano teacher. Still, as Kielbasa was applying for jobs and looking at graduate programs in her final months at Marietta, she couldn’t decide what should come...
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Dobkins donate $2M for library's Jack E. and Betty O. Prince Forum

May 4, 2007 | 2007
Before Eric Dobkin proposed to his college sweetheart, Barbara Berman, in 1964, he obtained her parents' consent. And, hours after she said yes, he made the short drive to Williamstown, W.Va., to share the good news with his second family: Marietta College professor Jack Prince and his wife Betty. "He was such a father figure to me. If you...
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Former Board chair named 2016-17 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence

January 19, 2016 | Leadership
Pat Willis ’70, who led a statewide organization in Georgia that provides research, communication, and advocacy for issues related to children and families, has been named the 2016-17 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence (EIR) at Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business.
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Former players, friends recall Epley’s impact and legacy on Marietta football

November 22, 2010 | 2010
When Dante Brown ’98 last spoke with Gene Epley on Oct. 4, Brown said they spent most of the time talking about life.   “He wanted to talk about how things were going for my family and me,” Brown said. “We also talked about his life. He told me he was going through chemotherapy again and needed to go in for a surgery.”   On Sunday (Nov. 21,...
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Alumnus excited to speak during Founders Day ceremony

January 23, 2017 | Alumni
When Dr. Robert Boswell ’73 was a student at Marietta College, he heard about Founders Day though he didn’t know much about it. Now, the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement at the University of Colorado-Boulder, is excited to return and be the keynote speaker at the 182nd Founders Day on Thursday, Feb. 16.
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Alumna to exhibit in Gallery 310 this fall with ‘Making Flippy Floppy’

July 30, 2013 | news2013
The Marietta College Department of Art is pleased to present the second exhibition to be held in Gallery 310, “Making Flippy Floppy,” a solo exhibition by NYC artist and 2001 Art Department alumnae, Jamie Powell ’01.
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Young alumna killed while working in Iraq

January 22, 2007 | 2007
By now many of you in the Marietta College community have become aware of the unfortunate incident last week (Jan. 17) that took the life of Andrea "Andi" Parhamovich '00, who was a civilian working in Iraq. News reports have indicated that Ms. Parhamovich, 28, was killed in an ambush of her convoy as it traveled through one of Baghdad's most...
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Students encouraged to ‘Treat Yourself to Homecoming 2010’

October 6, 2010 | Homecoming
Whether or not you are an alumnus of Marietta College, Homecoming is a busy and exciting time to be on campus. Although the weekend of Homecoming is primarily dedicated to alumni, the week leading up is all about the current students.
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Graphic Design professor teaches former student’s high school class

December 15, 2016 | Outreach
Teaching graphic design to students at Trinity High School in Garfield Heights, Ohio, Sean Kenny ’12 believes many of his pupils have grasped the concepts and techniques. However, he recently turned to one of his former Marietta College art professors — Sara Alway Rosenstock — to provide additional context for the material he has been...
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Annual Senior Art Exhibition opens with gala on Friday, April 12

March 29, 2013 | 2013
For Marietta College’s 11 senior Art and Graphic Design students, the job of organizing and completing their senior capstone project began long before they arrived back on campus in August. It actually started on their first day in the fall of 2009 as freshmen when they took their first art course in the Hermann Fine Arts Center.
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College announces 2007 'Who's Who Among Students' nominees

March 2, 2007 | 2006
Thirty students from Marietta College have been selected for the 2007 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. One of the most prestigious awards the academic community can bestow, this exclusive award gives national recognition to outstanding campus leaders of the year. Outstanding students have been honored...
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Ambassador from Barbados to deliver Commencement address in May

February 6, 2015 | Commencement15
John Beale ’71, the Barbados Ambassador to the United States, will deliver the keynote address at Marietta College’s 178th Commencement on Sunday, May 3.
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Business leader, Trustee offers inspiring words to 173rd graduating class

May 10, 2010 | Commencement 2010
With close to 300 graduates in attendance and approximately 2,000 friends and family attending Marietta College’s 173rd Commencement ceremony Sunday (May 9, 2010), keynote speaker Joe Chlapaty H’10 was the only thing standing between the graduates and their diplomas.
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Advancement member looks forward to new role

December 2, 2016 | Advancement
A familiar face at Marietta College is settling into a new role in the Office of Advancement. Kelli Lewis has been selected to serve as the Associate Director of Advancement and Stewardship. She previously was an Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement in charge of mailings. “Kelli will work with major and planned gift officers on mailings...
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Dr. Dan Ruggles ’99

January 18, 2013 | 2013
Dr. Dan Ruggles ’99 does not focus on the filth of the disaster around him; he only hears the suffering cries of those desperate for the coveted medical attention. Now that you know this about him, the rest of his story makes sense.
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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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College displaying part of African Art Collection in Andrews

January 28, 2015 | 2015
Andrews Hall is currently hosting a part of Marietta College's African Art Collection in the Fireplace Lounge and in the basement (or the "Pit). The artwork will remain on display through March 7.
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College celebrates Student Philanthropy Day on Feb. 18

February 15, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College is celebrating Student Philanthropy Day Thursday, Feb. 18, as part of SAA week activities sponsored by the Student Alumni Association. In an effort to inform current students and future alumni about the importance of philanthropy to a small liberal arts college like Marietta, the Student Alumni Association is partnering with...
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MCAA announces 2016 Award Winners, Hall of Honor

August 19, 2016 | MCAA
Once again, the MCAA Board has put together another impressive group of alumni to honor at the 2016 Homecoming during the annual Awards ceremony at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 15th on The Christy Mall. This year's honored alumni are: Hall of Honor — Margaret Bird ’58 Marietta College’s Hall of Honor just got a little smarter.
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College announces 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame class

December 12, 2012 | 2013
Lisa Cromwell Conley ’98 remembers attending an Athletics Hall of Fame banquet when she was a student-athlete at Marietta College and being impressed by their careers — both at Marietta and after they graduated.
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Award-winning fundraiser joins MC as Director of Marietta Fund

February 7, 2006 | 2006
Pam Mauldin, who was recently recognized by Fundraising Success magazine as one of the top fundraisers of the year under age 40, has been named Director of the Marietta Fund at Marietta College. Mauldin joined the MC Office for Advancement on Jan. 30, ready to "bring fresh eyes" to the College's annual fund program. "The Marietta Fund...
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