Marietta College’s Spring Band Concert features two celebrity performances

April 12, 2017 | Spring Band Concert
Marietta College’s annual Spring Band Concert — which features the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 25th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre — will include two celebrity performers. Dr. William N. Ruud, Marietta’s 19th President, will play clarinet on two of the pieces being performed by the Symphonic Band. Ruud, an all-...
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Openings remain for Annual Summer Reading Camp

April 14, 2014 | 2014
There are still openings for the annual Marietta College-Marietta Morning Rotary Summer Reading Camp, which takes place June 9-27. Students meet on the College campus from 9 a.m. to noon each weekday during the three weeks. Participants will work in small groups with trained reading clinic instructors.
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Exciting performers scheduled for 36th season of the Esbenshade Series

August 16, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
For anyone who hasn’t attended an Esbenshade Series performance at Marietta College in recent years — or if you have — you should be in for a real treat this year as the schedule is filled with exciting acts. Musical acts are the driving force behind this year’s five events — four of which will be held at the new Peoples Bank Theatre in...
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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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College inducts 10 into inaugural Mu Psi Kappa music honorary

April 10, 2017 | Honorary
Marietta College’s Music Department accomplished a long-standing goal when it established a chapter of Mu Psi Kappa, a music honorary, on Friday, April 7th.
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Concert Choir Wine Tasting/Silent Auction set for Jan. 24

January 14, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College's Concert Choir is hosting its sixth annual Wine Tasting, Dinner, and Silent Auction fundraiser on Friday, Jan. 24, at the Hermann Fine Arts Center. Doors open and auction items will available for viewing at 6 p.m. with dinner beginning at 6:45.  This year’s event features a three-course dinner and six wines provided by...
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Marietta College presents ‘Remembering September 11, 2001’

August 8, 2016 | 9/11
As the nation remembers those who died during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Marietta College will also pay tribute to the 15th anniversary this fall. Marietta College presents “Remembering September 11, 2001” is a display of 200 powerful and poignant photographs that document the attack of the World Trade Center and the days that...
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Professor's collaborative research effort garners award finalist selection

April 20, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Dr. Marybeth Peebles, associate professor of education, has had the educational program she co-authored, Nuts and Bolts of Nonfiction: A Tool Kit for Building Better Readers and Writers, selected as a finalist for the honorary Golden Lamp Award. The Association of Educational Publishers, who selects the winner, said the...
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Poet/essayist Lia Purpura to conduct public reading on March 31st

March 8, 2017 | Public Reading
What is poetry for — and can it still matter in a world of tweets and images? Poet and essayist Lia Purpura asserts that poetry is “not the same kind of communication found in texting and fast images” but instead “writing is about living in and offering to others fragile and nuanced states of being that would not otherwise exist.”
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Advertising students attend AAF Professional Development Luncheon

December 5, 2013 | 2013
Six Marietta College students, along with instructor Lori Smith, recently attended the American Advertising Federation’s Professional Development Luncheon in Cleveland. The students — Tyler Baltzell ’15 (Dayton, Ohio), Lauren Bush ’15 (Kent, Ohio), Lexi Callaway ’16 (Portage, Mich.), Mary Ervin ’16 (Lewis Center, Ohio), Margaret Price ’16 (...
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Seven students to exhibit at annual Senior Art Show starting April 8

March 28, 2016 | Fine Arts
Marietta College’s Art Department will finish its exhibition season with the unveiling of its annual senior capstone exhibition, which runs from April 8 to May 1. Held on the third floor of the Hermann Fine Arts Center in the Atrium Gallery, the exhibition will kick off with an opening reception from 5-7 p.m., Friday, April 8.
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College art professor's work to be featured in Connecticut show

February 27, 2006 | 2006
Marietta College's Jolene Powell, an assistant professor of art, is one of three featured artists at the Washington Art Association in Washington Depot, Conn., during the month of March. The exhibition opens with a reception from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, and will continue until March 26. Powell, who joined Marietta College in the fall...
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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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Class teaches students to fight safely for performances

September 13, 2013 | news2013
Last semester, Assistant Professor of Theatre Andy Felt began teaching a class in which students learned how to hurt or kill someone — and then do it safely on stage.
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Marietta adding Organizational Social Responsibility program

March 10, 2016 | OSR
In an era when corporations are being asked to look at carbon accounting, approach financial planning through the lens of sustainability and minimize environmental impact, Marietta College is excited to announce a new minor and certificate in Organizational Social Responsibility.
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Senior makes finalist list for 25th annual College Photography Contest

January 24, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College senior Seth Wolfson, a native of Bloomfield, N.J., has been chosen as a finalist in the 25th annual College Photography Contest by Photographer’s Forum magazine.
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College hosts OMEA District IX High School Solo & Ensemble contest

January 17, 2017 | OMEA
Between 900-1,000 high school musicians will descend on the Marietta College campus to participate in the Ohio Music Education Association District IX High School Solo and Ensemble Contest on Saturday, Jan. 21. This will be the sixth year Marietta College has hosted this event, which features high school musicians representing 28 high schools...
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Marietta sophomore selected for NEW Leadership Ohio Program

May 2, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College’s Chelsea Smith ’15 (Vincent, Ohio) was recently named one of 30 women who will participate in the 2013 NEW Leadership Ohio Program from May 13-17.
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Opera Workshop performance free, open to public on Nov. 14th

November 9, 2017 | Vocal Performance
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting an Opera Workshop performance — The Old Maid and the Thief — at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 14th, in Hermann 217.  The opera, which is under the direction of Instructor of Voice and Opera Dr. Amy Yekel, is free and open to the public.
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89th performance of Messiah scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 6

December 1, 2015 | Messiah
Marietta College’s Oratorio Chorus, Women’s Choir and Orchestra are preparing for the 89th performance of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah, which is scheduled for 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6. The performance is free and open to the public at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption. Donations will be accepted.
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Looking at ways to enhance GIS offerings at Marietta College

December 14, 2016 | GIS
Zach Pope ’17 (Mechanicsburg, Ohio) had a cursory understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), but he wanted to learn more. Then he heard Dr. Matt Young, Professor of History, planned to teach a course in it and Pope had to give it a try.
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Alumna designs Military Appreciation hockey jersey

January 17, 2013 | Design
Anyone who befriended Christina Moritz ’08 as an undergrad at Marietta College knows she had an affinity for those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
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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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Marietta College announces public events for December 2016

November 28, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its December 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. 12:00 p.m., December 2 — Three Marietta...
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Former baseball star enters short movie in dozens of film festivals

October 5, 2012 | 2012
The name Mike Eisenberg ’09 often evokes remembrances of a hard pitch exploding into a catcher’s glove, the number 30 billowing on the back of a pinstriped uniform and the dust of the diamond floating around a team of celebrating championships. But this former Etta Express star has taken his career off the mound in recent years.  Now he...
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