Improvements to undergraduate research make big impact in Chemistry

March 13, 2015 | Undergraduate Research
Kaely Becker ’15 (Brunswick, Ohio) is tenacious. Her professors call her stubborn. No matter what adjective you want to use, her determination is a big reason why she will graduate this May as a published scholar.
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Marietta improves in annual Forbes.com rankings of U.S. Colleges

August 5, 2015 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has been recognized among “America’s Top Colleges,” in an annual report published by Forbes.com. Of the approximately 3,000 accredited colleges and universities in the United States, Forbes ranks 650 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students achieve.
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What’s your goal?

March 11, 2015 | news2015
Marietta College offers more than 40 majors that will help you fulfill your professional goals. In addition to focusing on a major, Marietta students also receive a solid liberal arts education, which bolsters critical thinking skills as well as writing skills. Here are some you could consider:
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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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White House adviser to speak at 31st annual Friedman Lecture

February 11, 2015 | Friedman Lecture
Dr. Betsey Stevenson, Member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, is scheduled to deliver address for the 31st annual Milton Friedman Lecture.
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Camp emphasizes science careers for women

June 25, 2015 | WITS
There was a time when young girls may have found it difficult to pursue careers in science. Thanks to programs such as WITS (Women in the Sciences), which are organized to teach and introduce girls to science and math exploration, those days are long since past. The WITS Summer Science Camp, held every summer at Marietta College, is a STEM (...
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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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Marietta Forensics places 1st in debate sweepstakes at Novice tourney

February 3, 2015 | Forensics
Marietta College’s Forensics Team placed first overall in debate sweepstakes at the Ohio Forensics Association Novice State Tournament, which was held Jan. 30-31 in Athens, Ohio.
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Coming this Fall: Free personal safety app

June 3, 2015 | Campus Police
Marietta College Campus Police announced today that it will provide students, faculty, administrators and staff with a state-of-the-art personal safety app, starting in August. The app is designed to help Campus Police minimize response times during both emergency and routine security/safety situations.
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Merry TubaChristmas returns to College for 11th straight year

December 1, 2015 | Merry Tuba Christmas
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music will host its 11th annual Merry TubaChristmas on Saturday, Dec. 5 in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. This event will begin with registration at the Band Rehearsal Hall at the corner of Third and Butler streets from 1-1:30 p.m. The ensemble will rehearse in the Band Hall and will...
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Marietta College VP named President at Indiana college

January 29, 2015 | Promotion
Dr. Robert Pastoor, who has served as Marietta College’s Vice President for Student Life for five years, will become the 18th president at St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Ind.
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Marietta students receive Grand Prize honor from NBS

Student broadcasters from Marietta College’s WCMO-TV were recently awarded a Grand Prize honor from the National Broadcasting Society. Marietta won in the undergraduate electronic media competition for their election coverage in the fall, which included a debate between Congressman Bill Johnson and challenger Jennifer Garrison.
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In Memoriam: Dr. Sherrill Cleland (1924-2015)

October 27, 2015 | news2015
Dear Marietta College family, It is with much sadness that I write to you today to inform you that Sherrill Cleland, who served as Marietta College’s 14th President from 1973-89, passed away yesterday (Oct. 26, 2015) at the age of 91.
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WWI speaker series continues with Dr. Doug Anderson on Jan. 26

January 14, 2015 | World War I
Marietta College’s World War I colloquium — Exploring the Great War — returns with its fourth presentation by Dr. Douglas Anderson at 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 26. Anderson, Director of Legacy Library, will speak on “The Music of World War I,” in Thomas 124. Anderson’s presentation is free and open to the public.
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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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