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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Students return to campus for fall semester

August 29, 2016 | Back to School
The lull of summer break has come to a close and campus has once again become a bustling place with students and faculty ready for another great academic year. Throughout the day, students stopped into the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center for Pioneer Connect to have their schedules verified, obtain parking permits, learn about resources such as...
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‘Only Love Project Photo Campaign’ scheduled for April 22

April 18, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion is hosting the inaugural “Only Love Project Photo Campaign,” an initiative aimed at creating a safe and accepting campus, on Monday, April 22. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Kremer Amphitheatre.
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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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College’s annual Multicultural Festival scheduled for November 3rd

October 30, 2017 | Multicultural Fest
More than 20 cultures will be represented through food, performances and robust conversation at this year's Multicultural Festival, being held from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, November 3rd, in the Hermann Fine Arts Center. Sponsored by PAC, the Office of Education Abroad and the Department of Modern Languages, this year’s festival has grown in...
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New students learn about Marietta traditions at Matriculation

August 22, 2014 | Matriculation 2014
If the Class of 2018 walked away from the 2014 Matriculation ceremony with only one talking point it would have to be Marietta College cherishes tradition.
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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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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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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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Biochemistry major wins Miss West Virginia USA pageant

October 14, 2017 | Miss West Virginia
In the days leading up to Marietta College’s four-day break, biochemistry major Casey Lassiter ’18 (Spencer, West Virginia) went through two rigorous interviews for entrance into graduate physician assistant programs. But rather than taking the following four days to unwind, Lassiter, who is also pursuing minors in Biology and Health...
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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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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 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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Kuwaiti students join humanitarian campaign

February 5, 2016 | Education Abroad
Omar Almjmrad 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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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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Football players show their strength to help beautify campus

August 24, 2017 | Students
Coach Andy Waddle knew his football team wouldn’t think twice about adding a service project for the College to their already busy camp schedule. “Marietta College has been so good to us, Dr. Ruud, specifically has been very supportive of our guys,” Waddle said. “I told them when we got our new helmets, ‘Let’s try to find a way to give back...
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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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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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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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National conference is an eye-opening experience for Advertising & Public Relations student

June 27, 2017 | Student News
When it comes to learning about an industry’s newest advancements and constantly changing climate as well as having the opportunity to network with and get advice from leaders in the field, nothing beats attending a national conference. After attending the 2017 ADAMERICA Conference from June 7-10 in New Orleans with Assistant Professor of...
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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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