Members of the Class of 2020 join the College during Matriculation ceremony

August 24, 2016 | Class of 2020
President William N. Ruud, presiding over his first Marietta College Matriculation ceremony, thanked the more than 300 parents in attendance for entrusting the safety and future of their children with the College.
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Student Senate officers elected for 2013-14 academic year

April 5, 2013 | news2013
For the first time in five years, Marietta College’s Student Senate will be not be made up of students only from Ohio. Jessica Johnson ’14 (Johnstown, Ohio) will take over for Connor Walters ’13 (Bay Village, Ohio) as Student Senate President.
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Nationally acclaimed writer coming to College on Sept. 22

September 4, 2009 | 2009
Anthony Doerr has been amazed by the natural world and everything in it since he was very young. It is this wonderment that fuels his passion and inspiration for writing that he will bring to Marietta College’s campus this fall.
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Author Alexie to speak at College on Sept. 10

August 18, 2014 | 2014
Described by The New York Times as “one of the major lyric voices of our time,” Sherman Alexie will speak at Marietta College at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept.
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College announces events planned for 10th anniversary of Sept. 11

September 2, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College will mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. with multiple events over six days, including a candlelight vigil on campus. The College Republicans are sponsoring the candlelight vigil at 9 p.m., Sept. 11 in the Kremer Amphitheatre. Pastor Rodney Lord will say a few words in remembrance of 9/11,...
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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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Award-winning writer Elizabeth Eslami speaking at College March 24

March 8, 2016 | 2016
Elizabeth Eslami, winner of the 2013 Ohio State University Prize in Short Fiction, will be conducting a reading in Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 24. Sponsored by the College’s English Department, the event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in the McDonough Gallery.
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Dr. Teuscher to deliver talk on ‘father of computer’ at Krause Lecture

March 8, 2013 | 2013
Dr. Christof Teuscher, author and editor, will be the keynote speaker for the 2013 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science. Teuscher, who initiated and organized the Turing Day, will talk about “The Life and Legacy of Alan Turing,” at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Rainy skies don’t damper move-in day for freshman

August 20, 2009 | Move-In Day
Even through the rain and humidity, the mood was of excitement for Marietta College’s new freshman class—and their families—who moved into the residence halls Thursday, Aug. 20. Coming to a place where you don’t know anyone and moving in with someone you have most likely never met can take a toll on the nerves, but for two incoming freshman,...
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D.J. DePriest ’16

May 22, 2014 | 2014
D.J. DePriest transferred to Marietta College after completing his freshman year at another school and quickly became involved in the many activities offered on campus.
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Last-minute tips for the Class of 2015

July 20, 2011 | 2011
Like most incoming freshman, Wes Riley ’15 (Marietta, Ohio) is beginning to prepare for his first semester at Marietta College. “I am looking forward to having some freedom and independence in my life, it will be very interesting to not be under my parents watch for the first time,” Riley said. This is the time of year that incoming freshman...
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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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College announces December planetarium shows

November 12, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College is pleased to announce the December community show at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium is “Season of Light.” This full dome show, created by Loch Ness Productions, traces the history and development of numerous holiday traditions, including the Yule log, mistletoe, and the Christmas tree. The program concludes by exploring...
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Students ready for rest, time with family during Fall Break

October 7, 2008 | Fall Break
The air is colder and the leaves are more colorful, so every Marietta College student knows what that means - Fall Break or the four-day break is just around the corner. The unusual October vacation goes from Oct. 11-14, and many of Marietta's students are more than ready for it. Kent Reiber '10, of Avon Lake, Ohio, said he is "exhilarated"...
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One more look at a busy April on campus

May 5, 2014 | 2014
​ April is always a busy month on campus, and if you look at the images our photographers got you'll see what we mean. From induction ceremonies to project presentations, to athletics and conferences, Marietta College was an exciting place to be last month. Enjoy this look back at April 2014 through photos taken by Ryan Turnewitsch ’15,...
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College’s Up ’til Dawn program has memorable year

April 27, 2011 | news2011
With Ellen Campbell (Assistant Dean of Students) as the new advisor and a 13-member executive board, Up ’til Dawn at Marietta College decided to make this a year to remember. “We really focused on making our finale event bigger and better than ever, and we set a record number of letters sent from Marietta College,” said Assistant Director...
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MC junior making the most of Washington Semester

February 1, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College junior Meghan Auker is participating in the Washington Semester program, which is offered in association with American University in Washington, D.C. Auker, a 2002 graduate of Marietta High School, is enrolled in the program for the spring 2005 semester. She is a political science major and plans to attend a strong M.B.A....
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PAC wins six awards for programming, marketing

January 6, 2016 | PAC
Seeing several big schools take home multiple awards at the annual National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Mid-America Conference last year, the Pioneer Activities Council (PAC) wanted to try and give them a run for their money in 2015.
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‘Ghost Stories from the Stacks’ returns to campus Oct. 31

October 22, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College’s Legacy Library is ready to host the third annual “Ghost Stories from the Stacks” starting at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31.
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Accounting professor closes the books on 37-year career at Marietta

May 14, 2008 | 2008
Before Ed Osborne can make the transition to emeritus professor, he has one final assignment. "In a moment of weakness I agreed to complete the department assessment report so the new chair of the department, Jim Falter, wouldn't be burdened with it. So I have until June 30 to get it done," he said.
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Marietta College celebrates Class of 2017 at 180th Commencement

May 7, 2017 | Commencement
Throughout his first year as Marietta College’s President, Dr. William N. Ruud has developed a bond with the student body that is clearly evident. That relationship was on full display during Marietta College’s 180th Commencement ceremony in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on Sunday. It was very clear following Amy Castle ’17 (Columbus,...
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College conducting annual International Week March 31-April 4

March 26, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College’s Department of Modern Languages, Office of Education Abroad, and Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host International Week from Monday, March 31 to Friday, April 4.  International Week, held on the Marietta College campus since 1995, is a collaboration among campus departments and organizations to reinforce the College’...
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Autism expert to present at Krause lecture on April 4

March 16, 2011 | 2011
Dr. Max Wiznitzer, a pediatric neurologist at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, will be the speaker for the 2011 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science, to be presented at 7 p.m., Monday, April 4, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium of Marietta College’s McDonough Center. He will be speaking on “Autism: Myth...
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Three-day Family Weekend begins Friday

September 15, 2015 | Family Weekend
Each year a special weekend, packed with unique activities and opportunities, is set aside to encourage fellowship with family and friends of current Marietta College students. For Ross Lidman ’18 (Liberty Township, Ohio), the excitement for the upcoming Family Weekend is beginning to intensify.
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12 students make up Marietta's 2007 Homecoming royalty

October 10, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's students will get a chance to vote on one of the largest and most diverse Homecoming Courts in recent history as 12 candidates - nine queen and three king hopefuls - make up the 2007 hopefuls. All are seniors. The winners will be announced at halftime of the Pioneers' football game with Ohio Northern on Saturday, Oct. 20....
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