College experimenting with 'J-Term' during winter break

September 30, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College students have a new opportunity during winter break this year. In January, select courses are being offered in what the College has named "J-Term." This term was created after the college moved its spring semester ahead in order to set a new graduation date. Once the graduation date was set, there was a three-week gap in the...
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Emily Drabeck ’17 elected student body president

March 25, 2016 | SGA
Emily Drabeck ’17 (Washington, Pennsylvania) was elected by Marietta College’s student body to be the Student Government Association’s President for 2016-17.
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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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College announces new Director of Multicultural Affairs

August 24, 2009 | 2009
Anthony Jones, who has experience working with college-bound students in admissions, was recently named the Director of Multicultural Affairs at Marietta College. Jones, a graduate of Mount Union College, believes he has a broad understanding to help guide students who pursue a collegiate career.
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Englert, Roberts earn top honors at Greek Awards Ceremony

May 23, 2014 | Greek Life
The Marietta College Greek Community celebrated the end of another year and honored its members at the annual Greek Awards Ceremony on April 26. 
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Variety, fun highlight CUB events for first half of fall semester

August 10, 2011 | 2011
Most of Marietta College’s students are still off enjoying the final weeks of their summer break, but Joe Dillon ’12 (Valley View, Ohio) has been planning dozens of student activities for the first month of the 2011-12 school year. Dillon, President of College Union Board (CUB), has been working with other members of the organization to have...
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Kuwaiti students join humanitarian campaign

February 5, 2016
Omar Olmjmrad began his day Friday with calls from his father, mother, brothers and even his grandmother from his home in Kuwait — all of them expressing their pride in what he and his friends were doing for the Marietta area.
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CUB excited about newest event — Brunos’ Choice Awards

November 30, 2012 | 2012
For years, members of College Union Board have worked tirelessly to develop a formula of events that would interest the larger student body.
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Kynkor, Haumesser named Marietta College Homecoming royalty

October 25, 2008 | Homecoming 2008
Marietta College seniors Nicolette Kynkor and Luke Haumesser were crowned Homecoming 2008 royalty during halftime of the Pioneers' football game against Muskingum on Saturday (Oct. 25).
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College announces summer show schedule for Planetarium

May 10, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College is pleased to announce the summer schedule for community show at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium have been set and reservations are currently being taken for the May showing of “Seven Wonders.” Seven Wonders, along with a season star discussion, is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, May 19, as well as 2 and 3:30 p.m., Sunday,...
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Faculty, staff feed more than 600 during spring 'Late-Night Breakfast'

April 25, 2005 | 2005
Students began lining up outside Gilman Dining Hall around 10 p.m. — an hour before the doors opened for the highly anticipated “Late-Night Breakfast” at Marietta College. When the doors finally opened more than 600 MC students were served food by professors and staff from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday, April 24. Other faculty and staff cooked,...
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Marietta College hosts Meaningful Life Fair at DBRC on Oct. 19

October 5, 2015 | Student News
What does it mean to live a meaningful life — and how does one make life meaningful? What does it look like to live life to the fullest? Marietta College students will explore answers to these big questions during the Meaningful Life Fair from 5-7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19, in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. 
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College’s Shake America volunteers at Daily Bread Kitchen

October 31, 2012 | news2012
Shake America may be a new student organization on Marietta College’s campus, but the upstart is already making an impact in the community. With 10 Marietta College students in tow, Shake America recently sponsored a meal at the Daily Bread Kitchen in the Harmar area of Marietta. The kitchen operates from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday —...
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Plenty of activities lined up for first week back on campus

August 20, 2008 | news2008
Marietta College's more than 1,450 students will have plenty to keep them busy during their first week back on campus. First things first, the students will get back into the swing of things academically by attending the first classes of the fall semester. Classes begin at 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25. Anyone seeking a regional history lesson as...
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College announces free planetarium shows for April through June

April 15, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College’s Anderson Hancock Planetarium has announced the free community shows for April, May and June. The April program will include the full-dome video “Undiscovered Worlds,” which explores how we are discovering planets around other stars. It will begin at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 24. On May 15, the full-dome video “Black Holes:...
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Marietta students, employees ready to tackle Community Day projects

March 22, 2011 | 2011
With about 20 projects on tap and more than 200 volunteers coming from Marietta College’s students, faculty and staff, the annual Community Service Day should be a huge success on Saturday, March 26. Arielle Jennings, Director of Experiential Education and Service Learning said the format for Community Service Day has changed.
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College changes look of Website, adds new features

October 11, 2004 | 2004
Recently there have been several changes made throughout the Marietta College campus. One of the most recent changes that shouldn’t go overlooked is the College’s new Website. The address, www.marietta.edu, is the same, but visitors now say goodbye to the outdated version of Marietta’s homepage, and hello to a fresh site that’s bursting with...
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Marietta places high in new Washington Monthly ranking

September 14, 2015 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has placed 45th in a national ranking of baccalaureate colleges and universities across the United States in regards to an institutions contribution to the public good.
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College adds Delta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Omicron

September 24, 2012 | KAO
Marietta College recently established the Delta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Omicron, an organization for students and faculty who learn and work with subjects like Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Sustainability, and other interdisciplinary fields.
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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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Panhellenic community to celebrate International Badge Day

February 26, 2014 | Greek Life
The Panhellenic Community at Marietta College is celebrating International Badge Day this March by wearing their badges, pins or quills. The event will be begin Monday, March 3, throughout campus which will kick off Pro Panhellenic Week.
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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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‘Audubon and the Avian Experience’ opens in Gallery 310 on Sept. 17

August 25, 2015 | 2015
Marietta College’s Art Department is presenting Audubon and the Avian Experience: Traditional Bird Prints and a Contemporary Approach, in Gallery 310 starting on Thursday, Sept. 17. Artwork on display will be from the College’s Special Collection, along with invited artists Leigh Cox, Sarah Walko and Julie Zickefoose.
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College Bookstore has baseball championship gear available

June 6, 2012 | 2012
Fans of the Etta Express can now express their pride a little better, thanks to memorabilia being sold in the College Bookstore. Last week, Marietta won the NCAA Division III National Championship in Grand Chute, Wis., after besting Wheaton in a 7-2 win and finishing 5-1 in the series. It’s the team’s sixth national championship — the first...
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