Marietta a recipient of Fund for Positive Engagement Award

October 5, 2017 | Civic Engagement
Campus Compact, a Boston-based nonprofit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced 40 college and university recipients of grants to bring people together across lines of difference from its Fund for Positive Engagement, including Marietta College.
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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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College announces second round of Capstone Award winners

May 24, 2011 | 2011. capstone winners
It’s called a senior capstone, but Heather Haught ’11 (Marietta, Ohio) spent parts of entire college career completing the major project. But all of Haught’s hard work paid off as she was one of 32 students to recently be honored with a Capstone Award during the 174th Commencement at Marietta College.
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About 90 future students spend the day touring MC Campus

June 13, 2005 | 2005
Carloads of families and friends of incoming freshman drove into Marietta early this morning to take part in the first of five freshman schedule days. Of the expected 95 students, 90 found their way to the campus Monday morning (June 13) for a taste of what’s to come. As the incoming students found their groups and sat around campus in the...
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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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College adds Assistant Director of Student Activities and Greek Life

August 13, 2009 | 2009
Coming from a school with an enrollment of nearly 18,000 students to one with 1,400 can seem strange at first, but for Allison Toney it’s a breath of fresh air.
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Matriculation ceremony adds to exciting first day for Class of 2021

August 23, 2017 | Students
For about 75 minutes Wednesday afternoon, Marietta College’s newest students learned why their new home is such an amazing place to live and learn during the annual Matriculation ceremony at the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. “At Marietta College, we take pride in assisting you with not only your academics, but your engagement in self-...
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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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‘Greatest Party in the World’ highlights Senior Week activities

April 4, 2011 | 2011
Alex Edelbrock ’11 (Findlay, Ohio) is looking forward to spending a final week with her friends before graduating from Marietta College on May 8. “I can’t wait to spend a week hanging out with my friends once classes are finished and right before we all graduate,” Edelbrock said. Edelbrock will be able to join her fellow graduating seniors...
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Annual 'Late-Night Breakfast' kicks off finals week

December 13, 2004 | Late Night Breakfast
More than half of Marietta College’s student body began finals week with a full belly. More than 600 students filled up on scrambled eggs, sausage, pancakes and steak as the College held its annual “Late-Night Breakfast” from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Sunday night in Gilman Dining Hall. Students also feasted on freshly made waffles and omelets,...
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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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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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Associate Professor returns from fellowship in Honolulu

August 26, 2008 | 2008
Marietta College's Dr. Eric J. Fitch, Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Leadership and Director of the Environmental Science Program, recently returned to campus following a productive summer.
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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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Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opens Feb. 18 with reception

February 15, 2011 | Senior Art Show
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. 18, will be held in the Third Floor Gallery of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The exhibition will run through March 19. An opening reception will be held from 6-8...
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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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‘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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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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Paige Berschet ’18 elected student body president for 2017-18

April 20, 2017 | SGA
Paige Berschet ’18 (London, Ohio) was elected by Marietta College’s student body to be the Student Government Association’s President for 2017-18. Berschet, who is majoring in both Political Science and Organizational Communications & Public Relations, succeeds Emily Drabeck ’17 (Washington, Pennsylvania) following her year as student...
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Students enjoy unexpected day off from class

February 4, 2014 | Snow Day
Ask any student and they’ll tell you a snow day never happens at Marietta College. On Monday, Feb. 3, they got a special treat and first “snow day” in five years.
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College’s Board of Trustees approves $24M residence hall project

December 21, 2010 | Harrison Hall
Marietta College’s Board of Trustees approved the construction of a $24 million, 105,000-square-foot complex at the corner of Seventh and Putnam streets that will provide a health and wellness center, a dining area and some apartment-style units for 364 students. College officials are also pleased to announce that the Ohio Higher Educational...
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College adds Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion

DeJuan Mitchell has a “student-first” mindset. He believes that will serve him and Marietta’s students well as he settles in to his new position as the Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion, U.S. Student Services.  Mitchell joins Marietta after completing a Master of Science in Human Development and Leadership with a focus in College...
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College adds Coordinator of Career Services to Career Center

July 12, 2012 | 2012
With only a few weeks until the fall semester begins, campus is already buzzing with new faces in multiple departments and offices. The Marietta College Career Center is no exception and is pleased to welcome Caitlin Jones to its staff as the Coordinator of Career Services.
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