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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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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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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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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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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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 College’s 179th commencement scheduled for May 1

April 26, 2016 | Graduation
Paige Barry ’16 (Macedonia, Ohio) is focused on getting into dental school, but for a few hours on Sunday she’s going to let herself enjoy her final hours at Marietta College. “I’m feeling a little bit bitter sweet about graduation — it’s such a huge accomplishment, but Marietta has been my home for the past four years and it still hasn’t...
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Departments using social media outlets to connect

November 30, 2010 | Social Media
Elbowing their way out of what was once a forum for friends to talk about weekend plans, today’s social networking sites have transformed into tools that colleges are using to recruit new students, heighten the educational experience of current students and to bring alumni back into the fold.
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Marietta College receives $1 million gift for Music Therapy program

January 25, 2017 | Music Therapy
Marietta College President William N. Ruud is excited to announce a $1 million gift from Donald G. ’81 and Leslie Straub Ritter ’85 that will help start a Music Therapy program.
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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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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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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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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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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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