Penny Rose came to the Physician Assistant Studies Program with an extensive background in office management.
Prior to joining Marietta College, she worked for a leading manufacturer of laboratory equipment for 11 years in their international, product service, and marketing departments as office assistant and administrator. She was promoted to the position of marketing communications administrator for three years. After a brief leave to care for her children, Rose established a business out of her home in which she did medical transcription.
In 2000, she began in the Alumni and Advancement offices at Marietta College as an administrative assistant. When the physician assistant program was initiated in January 2002, she was hired as the administrative assistant and was promoted to clinical coordinator for the program in July 2009.