College donates Parsons Hall mattresses, dressers to charity

May 18, 2012 | 2012
Under the warming sun of early summer on Friday, May 18, nearly 20 members of the women’s rowing team wrestled piles of mattresses off of a trailer and into a storage unit next to Marietta’s Tractor Supply Company on Gross Street.
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Barbara A. Beiser '49 recalled during Dedication Ceremony on Sept. 15

September 15, 2007 | 2007
Ralph Voorhees says his late wife, Barbara A. Beiser '49, would be honored by his recent gift to Marietta College. More than 50 family, friends and College employees felt privileged to attend Saturday's (Sept. 15) Barbara A. Beiser Field Station Dedication Ceremony on the steps of the Rickey Science Center.
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Remembering the milestone moments of 2016

December 16, 2016 | Year in Review
A look at Marietta College’s 2016 year in review has the potential of journeying on to be a 366-day highlight reel (yes, adding to the highlights was the fact that 2016 was a leap year).
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College renames office Strategic Communications & Marketing

September 24, 2013 | 2013
The address is still Irvine Hall, but in the future you’ll need to keep an eye out for a new name on the shingle for your outreach projects. 
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FYE Fitness Challenge opens students’ eyes to healthy living options

October 11, 2010 | 2010
Although Marietta College’s Elizabeth Moore ’14 (Medina, Ohio) will be getting a free T-shirt for improving her wellness, the long term rewards are much more satisfying. In conjunction with Provost Rita Smith-Kipp’s theme of Health and Wellness the FYE (Freshmen Year Experience) 102 classes have been given a wellness challenge, one that Moore...
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Marietta names Dr. Lisa P. Phillips new Dean of Students

July 22, 2015 | Dean of Students
Long-time student affairs leader Dr. Lisa P. Phillips, who has demonstrated a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, has been named Dean of Students at Marietta College, effective Aug. 10.
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Students enjoy different options for spring trips

April 11, 2012 | Alternative Spring Break
Lydia Tillmaand ’13 (Xenia, Ohio) experienced Bourbon Street on the eve of St. Patrick’s Day, ate New Orleans gumbo and visited the Hurricane Katrina Museum during seven days as part of an alternative spring break. But of all the things she encountered with 12 other Marietta College students and two staff members, nothing sticks out more than...
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Students' effort on Make a Difference Day earns Marietta award

February 28, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's students' foray into Make a Difference Day this fall was ambitious, but the impact was felt far and wide in the community. Now that effort is being recognized as Marietta College was recently named one of the top 10 Make a Difference Day projects in Ohio for 2006. "The high percentage of involvement from the campus...
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PAC awarded NACA’s ‘Programming Organization of Year’ honor

November 16, 2016 | PAC
Pioneer Activities Council (PAC), Marietta College’s student-run organization that plans and executes events and programs on campus, recently won the Programming Organization of the Year award at the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Mid-America Conference. However, this is only one of many accomplishments for PAC. Students...
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Students, College remember South Dakota tribe by donating mattresses

If you want to experience Old West history and American Indian culture, there may not be a better location than South Dakota.
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‘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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Banking executive to speak at April Economic Roundtable

March 12, 2012 | 2012
Sandra Pianalto, President and Chief Executive Officer at Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, is the April speaker for the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley. She will speak during the ERT’s luncheon on Monday, April 2, at the Lafayette Hotel in Marietta, Ohio. Pianalto’s talk is on “The Fed and the Economy: Striving for Stability.”
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Deas, Gliva named Marietta College Homecoming royalty

October 14, 2006 | 2006
Marietta College seniors Ashley Deas and Craig Gliva were crowned Homecoming 2006 royalty during halftime of the Pioneers' football game against John Carroll on Saturday (Oct. 14). 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 included...
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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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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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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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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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