College celebrates first MCGives Day

January 16, 2017 | Advancement
After spending a few weeks away, Marietta College students have returned to their second home.
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Marietta College adds Coordinator of Digital Communications

December 15, 2015 | Advancement
Nate Knobel, who developed his skills in online communications as an undergraduate and in the professional world, recently joined Marietta College as the Coordinator of Digital Communications. Knobel, who started on Nov. 30, is part of the Office of Strategic Communications & Marketing, which is Marietta College marketing and public...
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Thank You! Donors' generosity helps College surpass Marietta Fund goal

August 1, 2011 | The Marietta Fund
More than a year ago, when Brandee Norris and Angela Anderson began preparing a strategy on how to reach Marietta College’s ambitious $1.65 million Marietta Fund goal, there was something that put their minds at ease—Marietta College donors like a challenge. Call it Pioneer Pride.
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Marietta alumna named new assistant director for Advancement

July 7, 2008 | Advancement
Kristin Garrison '84, who has spent the past 4 1/2 years in advancement and alumni positions at Ohio University, has been hired as the Assistant Director for Advancement at Marietta College. Recently Garrison has worked as the executive assistant for the vice president for University Advancement at Ohio and before that as the executive...
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College receives more than $1.5 million bequest from Rieffenbergers

July 10, 2017 | Advancement
Marietta College today announced it has received a bequest for $1,506,465.07 from the estate of Joseph C. and Mary Moore Adams Rieffenberger ’39, which establishes an endowment to support “academic programs for the Legacy Library.” The gift creates an endowed fund named the “Joseph C. & Mary Moore Adams Rieffenberger Fund.”
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Advancement member looks forward to new role

December 2, 2016 | Advancement
A familiar face at Marietta College is settling into a new role in the Office of Advancement. Kelli Lewis has been selected to serve as the Associate Director of Advancement and Stewardship. She previously was an Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement in charge of mailings. “Kelli will work with major and planned gift officers on mailings...
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College receives $200,000 grant from Arthur Vining Davis Foundation

June 19, 2014 | Advancement
Marietta College President Joseph W. Bruno announced today The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations’ Board of Trustees have awarded the College a $200,000 grant in support of the Appalachian Center for Global Entrepreneurship.
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Special gift for Special Collections: Emeritus trustee honors late brother with gift

May 2, 2011 | Advancement
Emeritus Trustee Bob Showalter ’59 appreciates the efforts that Marietta College has made when it comes to preserving historic documents and has taken steps to ensure the College continues to fill that role. Marietta College President Jean Scott will formally recognize the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Endowment at 5:30 p.m.,...
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Marietta College announces Anderson Hancock Planetarium to open in 2009

November 13, 2007 | Planetarium
Throughout their teaching careers at Marietta College, physics professors Les Anderson and Whit Hancock wanted to inspire their students to reach for the stars. Now one of their former students - David Rickey '78 - and his wife Brenda are passing on that message to future generations at Marietta, announcing a $2.7 million gift to the College...
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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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Marietta names Joseph Sandman as Vice President for Advancement

May 8, 2013 | Advancement
A veteran fundraiser with more than 35 years of development experience in higher education has been announced as the next Vice President for Advancement at Marietta College. President Joseph W. Bruno has named Dr. Joseph G. Sandman to the post earlier today. Sandman will start in June.
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College honors former Trustee during dedication ceremony

October 5, 2009 | Advancement
Robert E. Evans was remembered as valued confidant and mentor, as well as a loving husband and father during a dedication ceremony Friday, Oct. 2, for the new Case Study Room at Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business that is named in his honor.
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College receives historic paintings from descendants of Israel Putnam

July 21, 2017 | Legacy Library
When Ben Wilton visited Marietta College’s Legacy Library in 2013 to donate a manuscript by Northwest Territory pioneer Samuel Prescott Hildreth, he was impressed with everything he saw that day. “Marietta College has a wonderful library,” said Ben, who lives in Buffalo, New York. “It’s why I knew this was the right place to donate these...
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Open House: Advancement Office

3:30pm to 5:00pm | Advancement
Have you seen some new faces in the Advancement Office? Do you ever wonder what the Advancement Division is all about? The Advancement Division is conducting an open house from 3:30-5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 23rd, in the Irvine Rotunda and Advancement Suite. This is an opportunity to meet the Advancement staff and learn more about the...
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