Class of 2019 PA students honored during annual White Coat ceremony

October 31, 2017 | White Coat ceremony
Thirty-seven members of Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Studies Class of 2019 participated in the annual White Coat ceremony held on Saturday, October 21st. The ceremony marked a day of transition for the Physician Assistant (PA) students as they progressed from being students to being officially welcomed into the PA profession,...
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HOBY ambassadors will host Super Summer Kick Off on June 10th

June 1, 2017 | Civic Engagement
High school students from the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Program, which is conducting its annual Ohio South seminar at Marietta College, will be facilitating the Super Summer Kick Off from 2-4 p.m., Saturday, June 10th. It will be a day of educational, fun activities to help children start the summer break on the right foot. This is...
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PAC brings back Spirit Week starting on January 23rd

January 18, 2017 | Spirit Week 2017
To start off the new semester, The Pioneer Activities Council (PAC) is hosting a campus-wide Spirit Week to rally Marietta College’s Pioneer pride. Spirit Week kicks off on Monday, January 23rd, with a campus-wide Navy Blue and White Day. Be sure to wear MC gear and show it off on social media for a chance to win a $50 gift card to the campus...
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Public invited to hear industry leader in sports psychology

September 5, 2017 | Sports Psychology
The Marietta College Athletic Department announced that Trevor Moawad, one of the nation's leading experts in sports psychology, will be on campus Monday, September 11th to speak with several groups including the College's athletic staff, President's Cabinet and students, faculty, staff and community members. The general public is invited to...
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Annual Honor High School Recital chance for area musicians to shine

March 13, 2017 | Honors Recital
Nine area high school students were recently recognized for their musical talents during the sixth annual Honor High School Solo Recital at Marietta College. Shenandoah High School’s Corey Feldner (tuba) earned first place in the instrumental division, Marietta High School’s Luanna Wriston (soprano) won first place in the vocal division, and...
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A Homecoming weekend for the record books

October 24, 2017 | Homecoming
If you made it back to campus this weekend, you’ll agree that there really is no place like Marietta College when it comes to Homecoming. Nearly 800 alumni and guests registered for the weekend, which featured many highlights. Dianne Carella Swistak ’67 returned to campus for the first time in about 30 years to celebrate her 50th reunion with...
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College names experienced enrollment professional to lead Admission, Student Financial Aid

May 18, 2017 | Enrollment
Following a national search, Stephen A. Lazowski has been selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants to serve as the Vice President for Enrollment Management at Marietta College. President William N. Ruud made the announcement to campus today. Lazowski, who joins Marietta College on June 1, will be responsible for identifying,...
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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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Esbenshade Series opens Sept. 17th with Grammy-winner Giddens

September 1, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The Esbenshade Series at Marietta College opens with Grammy-winner Rhiannon Giddens at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 17th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. Tickets are sold out, but anyone who is interested in going should check with the Peoples Bank Theatre as the performance date gets closer. Giddens is a vocalist, violinist, banjo player and...
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Marietta College choirs performing Fall Concert on October 26th

October 23, 2017 | Fall Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct its annual Fall Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 26th. The concert, “Musical Joy,” will feature all Marietta College choirs, including Concert Choir, Women’s Choir and Floodstage — a contemporary a cappella. Dr. Jay Dougherty will...
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Marietta College celebrates Class of 2017 at 180th Commencement

May 7, 2017 | Commencement
Throughout his first year as Marietta College’s President, Dr. William N. Ruud has developed a bond with the student body that is clearly evident. That relationship was on full display during Marietta College’s 180th Commencement ceremony in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on Sunday. It was very clear following Amy Castle ’17 (Columbus,...
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Marietta College’s VP for Administration and Finance retires

January 10, 2017 | Administration & Finance
Marietta College’s campus looks significantly different from the campus Dan Bryant first visited in spring 2001 after he passed the first round of interviews for the open Vice President for Administration and Finance position.
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Marietta College establishes Phi Theta Kappa scholarship

August 28, 2017 | Phi Theta Kappa
Marietta College, one of the nation’s top liberal arts institutions, has instituted a new scholarship for Phi Theta Kappa honor society members. Steve Lazowski, Vice President for Enrollment Management, said Marietta College is committed to attracting the best and brightest transfer students from two-year colleges. Each scholarship is a one-...
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Poet/essayist Lia Purpura to conduct public reading on March 31st

March 8, 2017 | Public Reading
What is poetry for — and can it still matter in a world of tweets and images? Poet and essayist Lia Purpura asserts that poetry is “not the same kind of communication found in texting and fast images” but instead “writing is about living in and offering to others fragile and nuanced states of being that would not otherwise exist.”
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Education Professor to deliver keynote address at state meeting

October 20, 2017 | Education
McCoy Professor of Education Dr. Bill Bauer will give the keynote address at the State Support Team 16 Conference on Thursday, November 2nd in Chauncey, Ohio.
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Amanda Davis ’18 earns annual Evans Internship Endowment award

April 28, 2017 | Internships
Amanda Davis ’18 (Cutler, Ohio) had heard about the power of Marietta College’s Long Blue Line, but this year she was the beneficiary of its wide-reaching impact. For starters, she is the 2017 recipient of the Robert Evans Internship Endowment Award, which was established by a member of The Long Blue Line and his spouse. She will intern this...
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Matriculation ceremony adds to exciting first day for Class of 2021

August 23, 2017 | Students
For about 75 minutes Wednesday afternoon, Marietta College’s newest students learned why their new home is such an amazing place to live and learn during the annual Matriculation ceremony at the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. “At Marietta College, we take pride in assisting you with not only your academics, but your engagement in self-...
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Registration open for Essential Sponsorship Clinic at College

March 1, 2017 | Civic Engagement
Nonprofits LEAD, a program of Marietta College, will present an exciting workshop for leaders of nonprofit organizations to learn about effective, best practices for fundraising on Thursday, March 23rd.  Appropriate for any size nonprofit, the Essential Sponsorship Clinic will take place from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in the Andrews Hall Great...
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Record attendance expected for Marietta College’s 2017 Homecoming

October 17, 2017 | Homecoming
It will be warmer than normal, and the sun will be shining when more than 750 Marietta College alumni and friends arrive for Homecoming 2017. “There’s No Place Like Homecoming,” begins Thursday, Oct. 19 with the Art Fordham Pig Roast — the unofficial first event of Homecoming — at 4 p.m. at the Harmar Tavern, and doesn’t come to an end until...
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Lab Rat: Meredith Rogers Dubelman ’07 excels as engineer with GE Additive

April 21, 2017 | STEM
Behind the closed doors of the research laboratory is where Meredith Rogers Dubelman ’07 is in her element. As an Advanced Lead Engineer with GE Additive, Meredith is still getting her hands dirty doing research and development. OK, maybe her hands don’t get as dirty these days as much of her work is done with 3-D printing technology. “I love...
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Pioneers become first D3 program in Ohio to wear only Riddell's SpeedFlex helmet

August 11, 2017 | safety
As Marietta College’s football players gathered on the third floor at Don Drumm Stadium, you could hear the “oohhs” and “aahhs” as they got their first glimpse of the new football helmets. “These are pretty sweet,” said senior running back Roger Walker, who rushed for 1,292 yards last season. “Everyone loves to get new equipment, but these...
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Pioneer Activities Council Collaborates Knitting Workshop with Local Guild

February 28, 2017 | Knit Wits
On Sunday, February 18th, the Pioneer Activities Council (PAC) featured Knit Wits, a free knitting workshop event. Attendants had the opportunity to learn from knitting experts in the community. The K.O.M. (Kanawha, Ohio, and Muskingum — the three rivers in the guild area) Rivers Knitting Guild, a part of The Knitting Guild of America (TKGA...
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Biochemistry major wins Miss West Virginia USA pageant

October 14, 2017 | Miss West Virginia
In the days leading up to Marietta College’s four-day break, biochemistry major Casey Lassiter ’18 (Spencer, West Virginia) went through two rigorous interviews for entrance into graduate physician assistant programs. But rather than taking the following four days to unwind, Lassiter, who is also pursuing minors in Biology and Health...
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College hosting area middle, high school students in inaugural Junior PioPitch on April 27

April 17, 2017 | Junior PioPitch
With the great success and promising growth seen in the PioPitch Program over the last two years, Marietta College’s Entrepreneurship program is setting forth to collaborate with another segment of the increasingly entrepreneurial local community. From 4:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday, April 27th, the inaugural Junior PioPitch program will take place...
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Forbes.com continues to rank Marietta among best U.S. Colleges

August 9, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has once again 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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