Interfaith Amigos visiting Marietta area for three days in November

October 26, 2017 | Interfaith Amigos
The internationally renowned Interfaith Amigos will visit Marietta and other sites in southeast Ohio — including Marietta College — from November 10th through the 12th. These three clergymen have given their inspiring presentation in the U.S. — from Seattle to New York City — as well as in the Middle East and Japan, and have been featured as...
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In Memoriam: Gene Newlon, 1967-2017

May 18, 2017 | In Memoriam
Marietta College lost a valued member of its family on Monday night (May 15, 2017). Gene “Bird” Newlon died after a farming accident at his home in Lowell. He was 49. The father of three daughters and grandfather to six began working for the College in the Physical Plant Department in 1997. At the time, his father, John, also worked in the...
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College hosts OMEA District IX High School Solo & Ensemble contest

January 17, 2017 | OMEA
Between 900-1,000 high school musicians will descend on the Marietta College campus to participate in the Ohio Music Education Association District IX High School Solo and Ensemble Contest on Saturday, Jan. 21. This will be the sixth year Marietta College has hosted this event, which features high school musicians representing 28 high schools...
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Marietta petroleum graduates ranked among best by PayScale.com

August 30, 2017 | Petroleum Engineering
It’s no doubt that Marietta College’s Petroleum Engineering Program is among the best in the nation at preparing talented leaders in the energy industry, and a recent ranking released by PayScale.com highlights yet another reason to bolster Pioneer Pride. Marietta College ranks eighth on PayScale.com’s list of Best Schools for Engineering...
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In Memoriam: Dr. Robert S. Hill

March 10, 2017 | In Memoriam
Dr. Robert Sherman Hill, 89, who taught Political Science at Marietta College from 1959-89, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in Westerville, Ohio. He was born in Washington, D.C., on July 3, 1927. McCoy Professor of Accounting Grace Johnson, who started at the College three months after his retirement, had a great amount of respect for...
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Marietta College celebrates the opening of new music therapy program

October 23, 2017 | Music Therapy
As is true for most alumni, Marietta College is the root of countless meaningful moments for Don and Leslie Straub Ritter. In addition to earning their degrees, the Ritters also gained lifelong friends, made lasting memories, and also met and married each other on the historic campus. On Friday, the couple made and shared yet another memory...
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Freshman History student receives Showalter Special Collections Award

Freshman History major Reece Nichols ’20 (Vincent, Ohio) recently received the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award, which is awarded annually by the Legacy Library. Nichols, who was nominated by Dr. Matt Young, won for his work “Temperance in Marietta: The Riverside Speakeasy.” Nichols completed this work as part of...
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Winter Weekend returns to campus Jan. 20-21

January 10, 2017 | Winter Weekend
The highlight event of Winter Weekend is always the induction of the Athletic Hall of Fame class, but there are multiple other reasons to trek back to Marietta College for the annual celebration that is being held on January 20-21. Brandee Norris, Executive Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement, said the emphasis is on alumni who...
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Honors and Awards handed out at Founders Day

March 1, 2017 | Founders Day
During the 2017 Founders Day ceremony, Marietta College recognized faculty, staff and community members with a variety of honors and awards. The following individuals were honored on February 16th:
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Petroleum Engineering professor honored with ‘Achievement Award’

October 20, 2017 | Petroleum Engineering
Dave Freeman, Professor and Chair of Marietta College’s Petroleum Engineering and Geology Department, was recognized with the “Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty,” at the Eastern Regional meeting of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) on October 5th in Lexington, Kentucky.
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McCoy Scholarship, hard work help senior transform life

May 2, 2017 | Commencement
The metamorphosis of Brian Raiff ’17 (Galena, Ohio) during the past four years at Marietta College is something even he couldn’t have predicted. Raiff arrived on campus in the Fall of 2013 as a 285-pound former football player, who openly admits he didn’t know much about being a petroleum engineer. But four years later, it’s easy to see Raiff...
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Football players show their strength to help beautify campus

August 24, 2017 | Students
Coach Andy Waddle knew his football team wouldn’t think twice about adding a service project for the College to their already busy camp schedule. “Marietta College has been so good to us, Dr. Ruud, specifically has been very supportive of our guys,” Waddle said. “I told them when we got our new helmets, ‘Let’s try to find a way to give back...
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Shaolin Warriors to take stage for March 5th Esbenshade performance

February 28, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The return of the Esbenshade Series this semester brings with it the chance to witness a theatrical production of world-renowned Kung Fu when The Shaolin Warriors take the stage at the Peoples Bank Theatre at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 5th. Tickets for this show are sold out.
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National Athletic Trainers’ Association President-elect to speak at College

October 18, 2017 | Sports Medicine
Tory Lindley, Northwestern University’s associate athletic director and head athletic trainer, is speaking to classes at Marietta College on Thursday, Oct. 26 and Friday, Oct. 27. Lindley is the president-elect of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), and he will serve a three-year term beginning in 2018. He will make a...
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Marietta students assist with Empty Bowls luncheon

April 25, 2017 | Student News
Once again, members of various Marietta College student groups and organizations contributed their time and energy to help make a local charitable event a success. Marietta students helped with both the setup and execution of the 16th annual Marietta Empty Bowls Luncheon which took place from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 1st at the...
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College offers music performing opportunities for community members

August 15, 2017 | Music
Marietta College has two performance ensembles — Symphonic Ban and Oratorio Chorus — that are open to participation from members of Marietta and the surrounding communities.
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Students, employees volunteering for Make a Difference Day

October 16, 2017 | Community Service
More than 100 Marietta College students and employees will participate in the annual Make a Difference Day activities from 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Oct. 28th. About a dozen projects are planned, but according to Maribeth Saleem-Tanner, Director of Civic Engagement, not all of them will occur on Oct. 28th. “Make a Difference Day projects at...
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Marietta College junior receives coveted Stickell Internship Award

April 19, 2017 | Internships
Following an eye-opening internship in New York City last summer, Mandee Young ’18 (Poca, West Virginia) had lowered her expectations a bit for this summer. That all changed when she learned earlier this month that she was one of 20 students to receive a Vance and Betty Lee Stickell Internship. “Even after receiving my offer letter, I’m still...
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PioNation ranks 4th in Division III men's basketball home attendance

August 9, 2017 | Men's Basketball
There's no place like home. Marietta College ranked in the Top 5 of NCAA Division III schools in home men's basketball attendance for the second straight season. The Pioneers averaged 1,251 fans per game last winter, good for fourth in the country. This is Marietta's highest ever ranking among the annual attendance leaders.
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Penn Distinguished Professor selected for Krause Lecture Series

February 26, 2017 | Krause Lecture
Dr. Marsha Lester, Edmund J. Kahn Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss climate change during the 2017 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science at Marietta College. She will discuss, “Climate Change: Chemistry, International Assessment and Policy,” at 7:00 p.m., Monday...
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College hosts musicians from the Stone Forest

October 7, 2017 | Manhu
Being able to watch a performance by a visiting band of Chinese folk musicians just before lunch is exactly the type of experiences that Graham Nesselrode ’21 (Vienna, West Virginia) has come to expect at Marietta College.  
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Marietta College’s Spring Band Concert features two celebrity performances

April 12, 2017 | Spring Band Concert
Marietta College’s annual Spring Band Concert — which features the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 25th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre — will include two celebrity performers. Dr. William N. Ruud, Marietta’s 19th President, will play clarinet on two of the pieces being performed by the Symphonic Band. Ruud, an all-...
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Women artists featured at Gallery 310 exhibition that opens Sept. 1

August 7, 2017 | Gallery 310
Serving as an invitational exhibition of multi-generational female artists from around the East Coast, “I Embody...”, the first Gallery 310 exhibition of the fall semester, is sure to be of interest to many throughout the campus and local community. “I Embody...” will be on display in Gallery 310 from Sept. 1 through Oct. 6, with an opening...
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McDonough Leadership Conference continues to grow

February 14, 2017 | Leadership Conference
Following the theme, “Leadership Through Time,” historic leadership and leadership across generations will be just some of the topics discussed at this year’s McDonough Leadership Conference, being held from Friday, March 31st through Saturday, April 1st. While some will actually present their research posters or facilitate discussion...
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Marietta a recipient of Fund for Positive Engagement Award

October 5, 2017 | Civic Engagement
Campus Compact, a Boston-based nonprofit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced 40 college and university recipients of grants to bring people together across lines of difference from its Fund for Positive Engagement, including Marietta College.
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