College receives $140,000 grant to help students with disabilities

October 17, 2015 | Education
Marietta College will receive $140,000 over five years as part of a federal grant that was awarded to Ohio State University to expand the transition to postsecondary education for students with intellectual disabilities.
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Social Justice Speaker Series added for spring

January 8, 2015 | Social Justice
Marietta College’s Office of Civic Engagement has organized a Social Justice Speaker Series for the Spring 2015 semester, and it will begin on Martin Luther King Day — Monday, Jan. 19. Dr. Jamie Moshin, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, will discuss “Difference, Power & Privilege in the Wake of MLK’s Legacy.
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New report shows Marietta graduates have greater earning potential

April 29, 2015 | Annual Rankings
  Earning a degree from Marietta College may be more valuable than anyone realized.
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Marietta ranked 7th Highest Valued College in entire nation

October 2, 2015 | Annual Rankings
A Marietta College education goes well beyond the 44 majors, 18 varsity sports, 100-plus student organizations, study abroad opportunities and countless internships — those tangible elements Marietta markets to prospective and current students.
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Marietta College to be recognized as a Tree City USA

April 23, 2015 | Tree Campus USA
Marietta College will be recognized as a Tree Campus USA today in the Southeast Ohio awards ceremony hosted by the City of Athens Tree Commission and the ODNR Division of Forestry.  This is the first time Marietta College has been honored with this nationally recognized award. The City of Marietta was also recognized as a Tree City USA for...
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Marietta maintains elite position in U.S. News Midwest rankings

September 9, 2015 | U.S. News & World Report
For 31 consecutive years, Marietta College has been ranked in the Top 10 colleges and universities in the Midwest, according to the U.S. News & World Report.
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College ready for presentations during fifth annual All Scholars Day

April 8, 2015 | All Scholars Day
On a day when almost every class is cancelled at Marietta College, the value of learning and research is not overlooked. Instead, the campus will be abuzz with academic discussions and presentations during the fifth annual All Scholars Day, which begins at 7:45 a.m. with registration and includes 140 unique presentations and exhibitions.
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Class of 2019 closes out first day on campus with Matriculation

August 17, 2015 | Matriculation 2015
Much earlier than in recent years, Marietta College’s new students arrived on campus and participated in the annual Matriculation. More than a week before classes are scheduled to begin, approximately 300 new students filed into Dyson Baudo Recreation Center to begin their Marietta College journey.
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PioPitch continues with two local entrepreneurs on April 9

April 2, 2015 | PioPitch
Marietta College’s entrepreneur-focused program, PioPitch, returns on Thursday, April 9, with two local business owners who will discuss what has made them successful. Melanie Preston of Preston’s Beauty Academy and Ryan Smith of Marietta Adventure Company will speak from 4-5 p.m. in Thomas 124. Each PioPitch session is free and open to the...
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Peter Yarrow in concert at Marietta’s Alma McDonough Auditorium

August 10, 2015 | news2015
  Legendary musician, songwriter and activist Peter Yarrow from “Peter, Paul and Mary,” will perform a benefit concert at Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17.
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Area superintendent chosen to be 2015-16 Leader-in-Residence

March 19, 2015 | Leader in Residence
Dr. Stephanie Starcher ’96 credits the McDonough Leadership Program with enhancing her own management skills. Now she is looking forward to sharing her own experiences as a teacher and public school administrator with Marietta College’s students as the 2015-16 Schwartz Leader-in-Residence.
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McDonough Dean named to Reagan Library advisory council

August 3, 2015 | Reagan Library
Marietta College’s Dr. Gama Perruci, Dean of the McDonough Center for Leadership & Business, has accepted an appointment to serve on the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library’s Academic Advisory Council.
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Education Department hosting 24-hour Teach-a-Thon

March 12, 2015 | news2015
For 24 consecutive hours, someone from Marietta College’s Education Department will be teaching a class in Erwin Hall starting at 8 a.m., Tuesday, March 31.
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Pioneer Pipeline Program earns recognition from ACRES

February 17, 2015 | Pioneer Pipeline
The American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES) recently selected Marietta College’s Pioneer Pipeline Program, which matches students with disabilities with college students, for an Exemplary Program Award.
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Marietta celebrates 12th Physician Assistant graduating class

July 21, 2015 | Graduation
The 36 Physician Assistant students who graduated from Marietta College on Saturday, July 18, joined a special group of The Long Blue Line.
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Ambassador from Barbados to deliver Commencement address in May

February 6, 2015 | Commencement15
John Beale ’71, the Barbados Ambassador to the United States, will deliver the keynote address at Marietta College’s 178th Commencement on Sunday, May 3.
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Media Studies professor authors chapter in new pop culture book

June 9, 2015 | news2015
In the broad spectrum of popular culture today, everyone is a fan of something. Whether it’s the next reboot of a beloved ’80s franchise, the up-and-coming folk superstar or the newest fantasy novel with a boy wizard and misunderstood vampire duo, there is something for everyone to love.
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College to present 7th annual Christmas with the Concert Choir

December 2, 2015 | Christmas
Marietta College’s seventh annual Christmas with the Concert Choir and Orchestra is going to have a couple new twists on Dec. 13. Concertgoers will be treated to the same, high-quality Christmas music of past performances as it begins at 7:30 p.m. in the beautiful Basilica of St. Mary of Assumption. But this year the new Marietta Children’s...
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Free community shows announced for College’s planetarium

February 2, 2015 | Free Shows
Marietta College’s Anderson Hancock Planetarium has announced the free community shows for February, March, and April.
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College honors Psychology student with Evans Internship Award

June 1, 2015 | Evans internship
  Marietta College’s Eileen Walsh ’16 (Marlton, New Jersey) never questioned whether she wanted to work as an intern at InterPublic Group this summer. Her concern was if she could afford to live and work in New York City. Between rent and other expenses that are much higher than what she is accustomed to paying Marietta, Walsh was not sure if...
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College to present annual Fall Band Concert on Nov. 17

November 12, 2015 | Band Concert
Marietta College’s Music Department will conduct its annual Fall Band Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 17, on Fenton Court.
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Physics Colloquium continues Jan. 30 with new planetarium show

January 28, 2015 | news2015
Chasing the Ghost Particle: From the South Pole to the Edge of the Universe, a new full-dome show at Anderson Hancock Planetarium, will help kick off the spring portion of Marietta College’s Physics Colloquium on Friday, Jan. 30.
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Registration for Great Decision Series opens in November

October 27, 2015 | Great Decisions Series
Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership & Business will once again be hosting the Great Decision Series in early 2016.
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