‘Youthful’ Forensics Team wins six awards at OFA Fall Tournament

September 21, 2010 | 2010
Sporting a team of mostly first- and second-year competitors, Marietta College’s Forensics Team won seven awards at the Ohio Forensic Association Fall Tournament. The tournament was conducted at Ohio University-Zanesville on Sept. 18.
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Long Blue Line adds 23 new members at December graduation

December 11, 2011 | 2011
Approximately one hour after President Jean A. Scott started the annual December graduation celebration, Marietta College had officially added 23 new members to the Long Blue Line.   At least 23 of the 50 or so students eligible to participate in the program attended the informal, but special ceremony on Fenton Court Sunday, Dec. 11.
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More than 400 freshmen move in to Marietta College residence halls

August 17, 2006 | Move-In Day
Nathan Eschbaugh was moved into his freshman residence hall by 9:30 a.m. Thursday (Aug. 17). Good planning? Luck? Not exactly. It's what happens when you are the second son to attend Marietta College, and your mother knows some tricks. "We got here early, got a good parking spot and got him moved in," said Robin Eschbaugh, whose oldest son,...
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Homecoming 2016 a success

October 17, 2016 | Homecoming
With ideal weather and a record number of people registered for events (627), Marietta College’s 2016 Homecoming weekend was a huge success. Many alumni and friends of the College returned to campus a little early as they either participated in or wanted to witness the inauguration of Dr. William N. Ruud as Marietta’s 19th president.
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Patrick Tegge ’14

June 6, 2013 | 2013
For Patrick Tegge ’14, traveling is not a hobby he simply checkmarks on applications; it is his passion. And for him it is about more than collecting stamps in his passport.
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Coach Boone from 'Remember the Titans' on campus 8 p.m., Feb. 25

February 12, 2010 | 2010
Herman Boone, whose inspirational story was captured in the Disney film “Remember the Titans,” will be speaking at Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium at 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 25. Boone’s appearance on campus is part of the College’s celebration of Black History Month, and it is free and open to the public.
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Author Andrew Grace to lead poetry reading on Feb. 26

February 20, 2015 | 2015
Author and poet Dr. Andrew Grace will lead a poetry reading on Thursday, Feb. 26 at Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Annual Up ’til Dawn event kicks off Friday, Nov. 11

November 4, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College students will gather on Friday, Nov. 11, for this year’s Up ’til Dawn event to raise funds for, as well as awareness of, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.   St. Jude is the only pediatric cancer research center where families never pay for treatment not covered by insurance. No child is denied treatment because of a...
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MC students claim six prizes at annual Michigan State design contest

April 18, 2006 | 2006
Four Marietta College students were honored for their creative efforts, including one first-place finish, in the 2006 Michigan State University Design Contest for College Students. It is the fifth consecutive year that a Marietta College student has taken first place in at least one category as senior Kenny Cramer of Fleming, Ohio, took the...
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Chi Omega senior, Pioneer football player named 2016 Homecoming royalty

October 15, 2016 | Homecoming
Chi Omega sorority senior Amy Castle ’17 (Columbus, Ohio) and Marietta senior defensive lineman Aaron Johnson ’17 (Rex, Georgia) were named the 2016 Homecoming queen and king during halftime of Marietta College's victory over Wilmington Saturday afternoon at Don Drumm Stadium. They were crowned by President William N. Ruud and his wife, Judy...
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176th Commencement: Jewett Orator Connor Walters

May 14, 2013 | 2013
Our Time in T-Shirts By Connor Walters ’13
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Students love the traditional breakfast before finals week

November 30, 2009 | Late Night Breakfast
Ally Janakis ’11 (South Berwick, Maine) loves the traditions at Marietta College. Whether it’s participating in Doo Dah Day or painting The Rock for a CUB event. But probably her favorite tradition is the annual Late Night Breakfast that is held the Sunday before finals week in the fall.
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College displaying part of African Art Collection in Andrews

January 28, 2015 | 2015
Andrews Hall is currently hosting a part of Marietta College's African Art Collection in the Fireplace Lounge and in the basement (or the "Pit). The artwork will remain on display through March 7.
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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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Marietta College announces public events for October 2016

September 20, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its October 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.
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176th Commencement: Share Your Stories

May 6, 2013 | 2013
Is there a bigger Marietta Moment than this week?
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Fashion photographer, alumnus exhibit opens Oct. 16 in Hermann

October 5, 2009 | 2009
During his first year of running his own photo studio and gallery, business was so slow for Jason Noble ’99 that he used to sit on the front doorstep and play guitar for the thousands of people rushing back and forth. Boy how things have changed since those early days in 2002. Now Noble, along with his wife, Danielle Boettcher Noble ’99, runs...
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Marietta College inducts 11 students into Gamma Sigma Alpha

December 8, 2017 | Greek Life
Eleven members of Marietta College’s Greek Community were initiated into Gamma Sigma Alpha, National Greek Academic Honor Society on Monday, December 4th. The students are the first in more than six years to be initiated into this prestigious honor society at Marietta College and constitute the revival of the Gamma Beta Chapter of Gamma Sigma...
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Brady, O'Hair named Homecoming king and queen

October 13, 2014 | Homecoming 2014
Marietta College seniors Nick Brady (Avon Lake, Ohio) and Alexis O’Hair (Maumee, Ohio) were crowned Homecoming 2014 royalty during halftime of the Pioneers’ football game against Baldwin Wallace on Saturday (Oct. 11).
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‘Ghost Stories from the Stacks’ is back by popular demand on Oct. 28

October 13, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s inaugural “Ghost Stories from the Stacks” was so wildly popular, the Legacy Library staff knew they had to bring it back this year. Naturally, there will be a second annual “Ghost Stories” on Friday, Oct. 28 in the Legacy Library. This is free and open to the public. It is also co-sponsored by College Union Board.
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Beautiful day makes dedication ceremony for new soccer field special

October 1, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College officials couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day to dedicate the soccer field along Greene Street than what they got Saturday, Oct. 1. Dr. Jean Scott, Marietta's President, and soccer coach Patrick Holguin each spoke about the stunning complex and thanked everyone who helped make the new Marietta Field happen.
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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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Athletic Department donates gaming systems to area organizations

September 3, 2009 | 2009
One organization plans to use the donation as a way to get more indoor exercise, while another group sees the gift as a motivational tool for students to complete their homework. It is those type of examples that makes the donation by Marietta College’s Athletic Department of two Xbox 360 gaming systems and two Nintendo Wii systems to area...
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Interfaith Amigos visiting Marietta area for three days in November

October 26, 2017 | Interfaith Amigos
The internationally renowned Interfaith Amigos will visit Marietta and other sites in southeast Ohio — including Marietta College — from November 10th through the 12th. These three clergymen have given their inspiring presentation in the U.S. — from Seattle to New York City — as well as in the Middle East and Japan, and have been featured as...
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