College receives rebate for reducing energy consumption

December 15, 2016 | Energy
In addition to being more environmentally friendly, Marietta College’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint is paying off financially. Earlier this month, a representative from American Electric Power Ohio’s Continuous Energy Improvement program presented a $6,300 check to the College.
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Author Penelope Niven scheduled for College’s Esbenshade Series

April 3, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series returns with author Penelope Niven, who will discuss her latest work on Thornton Miller, at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 8. Niven’s lecture, which will be in the Alma McDonough Auditorium, is the fourth of five performances/talks scheduled for the 2012-13 Esbenshade Series.
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Environmental Science and Leadership professor to be recognized by AWRA

October 8, 2010 | 2010
One look at Dr. Eric Fitch’s office and it’s easy to see you have a person who loves his work. Better yet, his work is a passion. His zeal for the environment is not lost on his colleagues around the world. Fitch, Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Leadership at Marietta College, will receive the Icko Iben Award from the...
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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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College announces promotions in Office of Admission

February 5, 2015 | 2015
After 14 years of dedicated service to Marietta College, Scott McVicar ’87 was recently promoted to Director of Admission. Also promoted was Nancy Huffman to International Admission Coordinator. McVicar had been serving as the Interim Director since June, and prior to that was an Associate Director of Admission. Huffman was an administrative...
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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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MacTaggart Department of Music announces juried prize winners

December 21, 2007 | 2007
Lang Zhao '11 was surprised when he learned that Marshall Kimball, assistant professor of music, had nominated him during the fall semester for the William L. Buelow Juried Prize. The international student, who plans to study economics, will use the two-credit hour prize to pursue his study of percussion in the spring.
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PAC awarded NACA’s ‘Programming Organization of Year’ honor

November 16, 2016 | PAC
Pioneer Activities Council (PAC), Marietta College’s student-run organization that plans and executes events and programs on campus, recently won the Programming Organization of the Year award at the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Mid-America Conference. However, this is only one of many accomplishments for PAC. Students...
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19th annual International Week opens March 25 at Marietta College

March 15, 2013 | 2013
With six days of food, speakers and presentations, Marietta College’s 19th annual International Week promises to be one of the best ever.
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Asst. Professor involved in study on media coverage of La. hurricanes

September 7, 2010 | 2010
For Marietta College’s Dr. Jane Dailey the recent five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina also marked the publication of “Covering Disaster: Lessons from Media Coverage of Katrina and Rita,” in which her research was featured.
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'Residency Project' at MC demonstrates collective living

November 16, 2005 | 2005
It's not exactly like visiting a living history site, because the members of the Greensboro Community Arts Collective aren't in period costume and they don't pretend they live in a different time.
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College announces Fall 2014 Physics Colloquium schedule

August 22, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College’s Fall 2014 Physics Colloquium Series kicks off Sept. 19 with Ohio University’s Dr. Douglas Clowe, who is the Director of the Astrophysical Institute. Each fall speaker will begin at noon in Rickey 166. Pizza and drinks will be provided and each event is free and open to the public.
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Award-winning journalist, author to speak on MLK Day at College

January 11, 2012 | 2012
Though it took only 17 minutes for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to deliver his “I Have a Dream” speech, his words to the American people calling for the end of discrimination and insistence on equality for all stands as one of the most influential messages of the 20th century.  
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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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Repair work to begin on Erwin’s clock tower

October 5, 2016 | Erwin Tower
During the four-day Fall Break, work will begin to bring a Marietta College icon back in time.
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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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Former trustee, professor emeritus teach business leadership during spring EIR course

May 3, 2010 | 201o
  As the fifth Executive-in-Residence course wound to a close on Tuesday, April 27, the two men who co-taught Leadership 370 reflected on what it meant to be in the classroom together again.
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11 students make up Marietta's 2005 Homecoming royalty

October 6, 2005 | 2005
One goal for Marietta College's Office of Student Activities and Greek Life is to have stronger student participation at Homecoming 2005. It appears the effort of the student Homecoming committee is paying off as it was announced today (Oct. 6) that 11 seniors are on the 2005 Homecoming Court - five queen and six king nominees. That is up...
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Athletic trainer named representative to national association

November 29, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Jessica Rager, Assistant Professor and Athletic Trainer, was recently named representative to National Athletic Trainers’ Association Young Professional Committee (NATA YPC). “It’s a tremendous honor to have been selected to represent District IV in the YPC,” she said.
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Barbara A. Beiser '49 recalled during Dedication Ceremony on Sept. 15

September 15, 2007 | 2007
Ralph Voorhees says his late wife, Barbara A. Beiser '49, would be honored by his recent gift to Marietta College. More than 50 family, friends and College employees felt privileged to attend Saturday's (Sept. 15) Barbara A. Beiser Field Station Dedication Ceremony on the steps of the Rickey Science Center.
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Campus community welcomes first-year students

August 24, 2016 | Move-In Day
For many incoming first-year students and their families, the morning of Move-In Day is an exhausting, stressful and tear-filled time. But for Marietta College families experiencing Move-In Day, it was nothing but smiles. “We parents are blown away by how friendly everyone here is!” said a father walking into Mary Beach Hall empty handed.
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Author Wes Moore delivers 'passionate' plea to students

November 14, 2012 | 2012
Author Wes Moore appealed to a standing-room-only crowd at Marietta College Tuesday (Oct. 13) to consider their actions in the context of a greater purpose and to find their passion.
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College excited for second year of ALICE student institute

March 1, 2010 | 2010
For the second year, the Marietta College’s Departments of Education and Computer Science are putting together a program that encourages middle and high school students to broaden their horizons and learn about computer science programming tool. Discovering the Wonder of ALICE Programming: Adventures in Computational Thinking Student...
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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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