Marietta senior awarded AAF scholarship

May 9, 2016 | Scholarship
The American Advertising Federation-Cleveland Student Connection recently awarded Marietta College’s Alexis Callaway ’16 (Portage, Michigan) with the $500 AAFCLE Student Connection Scholarship at the April Professional Development Luncheon. Callaway, Marietta’s AAF chapter president, and fellow AAF member Chase Leisure ’16 (Parkersburg, West...
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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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Class of 2016 celebrated at 179th Commencement ceremony on May 1

May 1, 2016 | Commencement
Daley Buckwell ’16 (Northfield, New Hampshire) is acutely familiar with what it means to be a member of The Long Blue Line. She is the sixth Buckwell to graduate from Marietta College, which goes back to her grandfather Jim Buckwell ’61.
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Marietta College receives Parents as Partners grant from ODE

April 22, 2016 | Grants
Marietta College’s Dr. Bill Bauer, McCoy Professor of Education, believes educators sometimes forget the importance of parents in the teaching process and he would like to include them more in the educating of children with disabilities.
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Spring Band Concert moves to Peoples Bank Theatre on April 19

April 4, 2016 | Music
On Tuesday, April 19 the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta will come alive with the sound of music as Marietta College’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble perform for the first time in the renovated venue. The concert, titled John Philip Sousa: Looking Back and Planning Ahead, begins at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. ...
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Annual Community Service day slated for April 16

April 12, 2016 | Community Service
On Saturday, April 16, Marietta College students, faculty and staff will roll up their sleeves and participate in a variety of projects as they take part in the Office of Civic Engagement’s Community Service Day (CSD). CSD is an annual event that allows members of the College community to interact with non-profit organizations throughout...
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County’s Visitation Center to reopen under leadership of MC professor

August 29, 2016 | news16
Dr. Mary Barnas never gave up on the notion that the Washington County Supervised Visitation Center would be up and running again. Her belief in the value of the program was recently rewarded. The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services provided a large grant to the Washington County Healthier Buckeye Council that was submitted by the...
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Exciting performers scheduled for 36th season of the Esbenshade Series

August 16, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
For anyone who hasn’t attended an Esbenshade Series performance at Marietta College in recent years — or if you have — you should be in for a real treat this year as the schedule is filled with exciting acts. Musical acts are the driving force behind this year’s five events — four of which will be held at the new Peoples Bank Theatre in...
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Evans Internship Endowment awarded to Lydia Jones ’18

April 20, 2016 | Internships
While many other students may find themselves behind an office desk this summer, Lydia Jones ’18 (Chagrin Falls, Ohio) will be spending her time outside completing and monitoring wells in the Marcellus Shale. A double major in Geology and Petroleum Engineering, Jones is excited to be interning as a completions and productions intern with XTO...
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Campus community welcomes first-year students

August 24, 2016 | Move-In Day
For many incoming first-year students and their families, the morning of Move-In Day is an exhausting, stressful and tear-filled time. But for Marietta College families experiencing Move-In Day, it was nothing but smiles. “We parents are blown away by how friendly everyone here is!” said a father walking into Mary Beach Hall empty handed.
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Faculty mentors played key role in Vierheller’s passion as teacher leader

July 22, 2016 | Student Success
In the four years since Emma Vierheller ’12 graduated from Marietta College, she has remained in contact with dozens of former students and professors — something she believes has helped her grow as a teaching professional. But no one communicates with Emma more than Dr. Tanya Judd Pucella, McCoy Associate Professor of Education.
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College offers music opportunities for community members

August 19, 2016 | Music
The Mid-Ohio Valley community has been supportive and appreciative of all that Marietta College’s Music Department offers each year. That’s why it’s so exciting to announce that the College has two performance ensembles that are open to participation from members of Marietta and the surrounding communities.
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Physician Assistant program graduates 13th class

July 16, 2016 | Commencement
For about one hour on this sunny and warm Saturday afternoon, 36 Physician Assistant students were saying good-bye and enjoying the day on the Marietta College campus.
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Adventure Space Camp remains a popular program for students

June 16, 2016 | Space Camp
Standing and sitting just outside of Marietta Hall, the countdown began. One … two … three, and with a slight pull of a string the homemade rocket ship — constructed from a two-liter bottle — shoots into the air and every one of the 30 or so people watch to see how high it goes and where it lands. “It’s really fun and I’m learning so much...
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Beiser Field Station: A different kind of classroom

March 30, 2016 | Biology
While it takes five or less minutes to reach just about every class on campus, there is one special lab that takes a bit longer. The Barbara Beiser Field Station — a solid 20-minute car ride into the heart of Washington County — seems like worlds away from Marietta College’s campus. The roughly 77-acre property has a variety of ecosystems and...
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Esbenshade Series closes season with musician Arn Chorn Pond

March 28, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
The 35th season of the Frederica G. Esbenshade Series at Marietta College will come to a close with a performance by Arn Chorn Pond, a renowned human rights activist, community organizer and musician. The fifth and final performance of the 2015-16 season is at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 29, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The subject of 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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Economics professor named Director of Entrepreneurship

May 16, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Dr. Jacqueline Khorassani, who has taught Economics at Marietta College since 1987, has been named the new Director of Entrepreneurship. As director, Khorassani will provide the leadership and vision for the development entrepreneurship programs including PioBiz, PioPitch and the newly designed academic minor in Entrepreneurship.
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College hosts fifth graders for annual Meet a Scientist Day

May 5, 2016 | Science
Marietta College’s Dr. Katy Lustofin was either going for the wow factor or the fear factor during Thursday’s Meet a Scientist Day. Lustofin, Associate Professor of Biology, showed the 189 fifth graders who participated on the College’s campus a hissing cockroach, a cicada and a turtle. “I love how excited the students are about everything,...
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Marietta College’s 179th commencement scheduled for May 1

April 26, 2016 | Graduation
Paige Barry ’16 (Macedonia, Ohio) is focused on getting into dental school, but for a few hours on Sunday she’s going to let herself enjoy her final hours at Marietta College. “I’m feeling a little bit bitter sweet about graduation — it’s such a huge accomplishment, but Marietta has been my home for the past four years and it still hasn’t...
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Women's Soccer: Marietta at Geneva

4:00pm | Soccer
Following a three-game homestand, the Pioneers are back on the road in Pennsylvania.
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Fourth of July Fireworks

10:00pm | Fourth of July
Celebrate America's Independence at the annual fireworks display at the Washington County Fairgrounds.
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Galileo: The Power of the Telescope

7:00pm | Planetarium
Please join us as we learn about Galileo by taking a look at his life and some of his most important scientific discoveries. This fulldome program, produced by the Daniel M. Soref Planetarium at the Milwaukee Public Museum, will be accompanied by a star talk about the July night sky. This show is being offered on a first-come, first-served...
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Physician Assistant Graduation

2:00pm | Commencement
Marietta College will conduct its annual summer commencement for the graduating Physician Assistant students who are earning a master's degree.
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Summer Visit Day

9:30am to 1:00pm | Prospective Students
Spend time this summer visiting what U.S. News and World Report consistently rates as one of the Midwest’s Best Colleges, Marietta College. Register for a Summer Open House (Friday, July 29 or Friday, Aug. 12) to tour our campus, hear about admission and financial aid, and have lunch with faculty, staff and students. Located in bustling...
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