Marietta named one of Ohio’s best hometowns by Ohio Magazine

July 28, 2017 | Hometown
In the November 2017 issue of Ohio Magazine, Marietta will be recognized as one of the five best hometowns in the publications 12th annual “Ohio’s Best Hometowns” edition. “Judy and I, as well as our dog Fuzzy, have lived in Marietta for more than a year now, and it didn’t take us long to realize what an amazing hometown our community is,”...
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McDonough bloggers sharing experience with students on campus

January 27, 2017 | Bloggers
Students in Global Leadership (LEAD 203) will get the chance to hear about the real-world application of their curriculum as two McDonough Scholars serve as “McDonough Worldwide Bloggers” during the Spring 2017 semester. “The McDonough Worldwide Blogging is a program that allows McDonough Scholars to blog while studying abroad,” said Dr. Gama...
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College to host esteemed domestic violence therapist on Oct. 2

September 29, 2017 | Domestic Violence
Jereme Ford’s life — from birth to young adulthood — was filled with suffering, pain, abandonment and loss, and that life could have put him on a path of violence and destruction. Instead, he chose understanding and compassion, education and outreach.
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College inducts 10 into inaugural Mu Psi Kappa music honorary

April 10, 2017 | Honorary
Marietta College’s Music Department accomplished a long-standing goal when it established a chapter of Mu Psi Kappa, a music honorary, on Friday, April 7th.
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Marietta College receives $1 million gift for Music Therapy program

January 25, 2017 | Music Therapy
Marietta College President William N. Ruud is excited to announce a $1 million gift from Donald G. ’81 and Leslie Straub Ritter ’85 that will help start a Music Therapy program.
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Assistant Director of Tutoring earns new professional certification

September 25, 2017 | ARC
Keira Hambrick, the Assistant Director of Tutoring Services at Marietta College, was recently awarded the designation of a Level 3 Certified Learning Center Professional by the National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA). The NCLCA offers four levels of Learning Center Leadership Certification that individuals can apply for based on...
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Clinical Ethicist selected to be 2017-18 Executive-in-Residence

April 4, 2017 | Executive-in-Residence
Dr. Alexandra Perry, Clinical Ethicist at INTEGRIS Health in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has been named the 2017-18 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence (EIR) at Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business. Perry, who taught at the McDonough Center from 2013-15, will focus her EIR project on “Ethical Issues in Healthcare.”
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Bands to perform ‘Suite Music’ concert at Peoples Bank Theatre

November 20, 2017 | Band Concert
The Peoples Bank Theatre will come alive with the sound of music as the Marietta College Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will perform the annual Fall Band Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 30. The concert is entitled “Suite Music,” and it is free and open to the public. Doors to the theatre open at 6:30 p.m. A free-will offering will be...
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Marietta College among Money’s ‘Best Colleges for Your Money’

July 13, 2017 | Annual Rankings
  In the first college rankings of 2017-18, Marietta College has been included in Money magazine’s inaugural list of The Best Colleges for Your Money. Marietta is ranked 562nd out of the 711 schools that received a ranking. The list examined 2,400 four-year colleges and universities nationwide. The magazine states the rankings “are the first...
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TSE partners with Marietta College to form the First ScriptU

January 24, 2017 | TSE
In January, TSE Services, LLC and Marietta College announced the successful first semester activation of ScriptU as part of the Sports Management undergraduate degree program at Marietta College. ScriptU involves unique course material, designed by Rick Smith, Assistant Professor for Sports Management, focused on teaching proper live event...
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‘Dean of Harry Potter Scholars’ to speak at Marietta College

September 14, 2017 | Harry Potter
John Granger, the author of six books and an internationally recognized expert on the subject of J. K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” saga, is giving a talk on “The Seven Keys to Harry Potter,” at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 28th, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
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Oliver's journey home to the Wunnenberg family

March 31, 2017 | Joel Wunnenberg
In the months leading up to his death, Joel Wunnenberg ’20 talked about and texted photos to his mother, Kim, of Oliver, a sweet, black and white pound puppy that had stolen his heart while Joel was volunteering at the Humane Society of the Mid-Ohio Valley.
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Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition draws hundreds of students, community members to campus

November 10, 2017 | Energy Business Alliance
For Julia Losco ’21 (Wexford, Pennsylvania) and Alex Dimon ’21 (Perkasie, Pennsylvania), the first-ever Marietta College Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition was successful in achieving its goal.
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College Theatre excited to welcome community members onto stage

September 7, 2017 | Theatre
A sense of community is a defining feature of life on campus at Marietta College and throughout the surrounding town. This year, that communal spirit will be most prominently displayed in the Hermann Fine Arts Center as The Theatre at Marietta College’s 2017-18 season centers around the theme “Of, For & By Our Community.” Following that...
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Seven Marietta seniors to present at ACS’ national meeting

March 24, 2017 | ACS
Seven Marietta College seniors will present their chemistry research when they attend the American Chemical Society National Meeting being held April 2-6 in San Francisco. Presenting their research at the National Meeting and Exposition will cap off the undergraduate careers of Megan Bache ’17 (Westland, Michigan), Adam Garlow ’17 (Vincent,...
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Marietta College featured in 2018 Colleges of Distinction guidebook

November 6, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has been recognized as one of America’s “Colleges of Distinction” for 2018 by a national guidebook and online resource, citing Marietta as a “perfect fit for students who are naturally curious with a pioneering spirit to match.” Since 1999, the Colleges of Distinction website and guidebook have recognized and honored schools...
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19th McCoy Scholarship goes to local student

June 13, 2017 | McCoy Scholar
Katie Kitchen ’21 (Marietta, Ohio) will not be a new face on the Marietta College campus this fall. The recent Marietta High School graduate took classes through the College Credit Plus program, and she said that experience is just one of the reasons why she is enrolling at the College this fall.
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College proudly partners with Downtown Marietta for inaugural 'First Fridays'

January 23, 2017 | First Fridays
In a couple of weeks, Downtown Marietta will learn if it is a finalist for the Small Business Revolution and earn a shot at a $500,000 grant for revitalization projects. The downtown area put on an impressive showing over a two-day period (January 6-7) when representatives from Small Business Revolution were in the city to evaluate Marietta...
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Washington Monthly ranks Marietta high among Baccalaureate Colleges

September 5, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has placed 13th in a national ranking of colleges and universities across the United States in regards to an institution’s contribution to the public good — up from 26th last year. The Washington Monthly 2017 College Guide and Rankings assesses institutions based on social mobility (graduation rate, first-generation...
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Shale Crescent USA to speak at Economic Roundtable on March 29

March 15, 2017 | ERT
Jerry James ’80 and Wally Kandel ’87, both representatives of Shale Crescent USA, are scheduled to discuss economic development opportunities in the Mid-Ohio Valley and what’s being done to promote the region around the world, at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Wednesday, March 29th, at the Marietta Country Country Club....
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College’s annual Multicultural Festival scheduled for November 3rd

October 30, 2017 | Multicultural Fest
More than 20 cultures will be represented through food, performances and robust conversation at this year's Multicultural Festival, being held from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, November 3rd, in the Hermann Fine Arts Center. Sponsored by PAC, the Office of Education Abroad and the Department of Modern Languages, this year’s festival has grown in...
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Marietta students excel on Putnam Mathematics Competition

May 30, 2017 | Math
  Two Marietta College students exhibited their mathematical prowess with their performances at the 77th annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematics Competition during the 2016-17 academic year. The North American math contest for college students requires participants to spend six hours, in two sittings, trying to solve 12 problems. Daniel...
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College welcomes clarinet recital to campus on January 23rd

January 18, 2017 | Phillip Paglialonga
Virginia Tech clarinet professor Phillip Paglialonga is presenting a guest recital at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital is free and open to the public. The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is hosting Paglialonga. The periodical, The Clarinet, describes Paglialonga as “a phenomenal musician … our...
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College’s PioPitch to feature six programs during 2017-18 school year

August 31, 2017 | PioPitch
With each session revolving around a different intriguing topic, this year’s PioPitch series at Marietta College is sure to excite and inspire many entrepreneurial minds throughout the campus and local community. The 2017-18 season of PioPitch will feature engaging problem-solving sessions led by entrepreneurs working in a variety of areas....
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Campus mourns the death of freshman Joel Wunnenberg

March 10, 2017 | #38
Coach Andy Waddle remembers sitting in his office with then-recruit Joel Wunnenberg and Joel’s mother talking about the two-way high school standout football player from Springdale High School in Springdale, Pennsylvania.
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