Branford Marsalis Quartet close out 2016-17 Esbenshade Series on April 23rd

April 11, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The Branford Marsalis Quartet, along with guest vocalist Kurt Elling, will wrap up the 2016-17 Esbenshade Series at Marietta College on Sunday, April 23rd, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are sold out.
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College’s entrepreneurial program returns on Feb. 2

January 26, 2017 | PioPitch
PioPitch, a venue for local established and aspiring entrepreneurs to present their experiences and ideas, returns to Marietta College on Thursday, Feb. 2, in Thomas 124. Michael Bond, founder of Spoken AAC, and Courtney Knoch, owner of Silver Linings, will speak about their experiences in starting a local business, and answer questions from...
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Exhibition to feature work of former professor William Gerhold

September 28, 2017 | Gallery 310
The Marietta College Art Department’s newest exhibition will showcase the work of William Gerhold, a nature lover, and former Marietta professor. “Nature, Landscape, and Essence: Selected Artwork by William Gerhold,” will open in Gallery 310 on Friday, October 20th with an opening reception and music by Sadie Johnson ’19 from 4:00-6:00 p.m....
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Four Marietta students awarded scholarships from Ohio Space Grant Consortium

April 10, 2017 | Student News
After being awarded scholarships to conduct research throughout the year, four Marietta College students made presentations at the 2017 Ohio Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) Student Research Symposium at the Ohio Aerospace Institute in Cleveland recently. Sheldon Mullet ’17 (Dundee, Ohio), Jennifer Starkey ’17 (El Cajon, California), Emily...
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Marietta’s Physician Assistant program graduates 14th class

July 22, 2017 | Commencement 2017
As more than 250 family and friends packed into the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, a steady rain — along with lightning and thunder — fell outside as Marietta College conducted its 14th Physician Assistant graduation ceremony. The 36 graduates join a special group of The Long Blue Line, as only 351 others who have earned the degree from the...
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President of OCTC to speak at Economic Roundtable on Feb. 14

January 25, 2017 | Leadership Q&A
Jenn Klein, President of the Ohio Chemistry Technology Council (OCTC), is scheduled to discuss “Chemistry: The Science Behind Ohio’s Economic Success,” at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Monday, February 14th, at the Marietta Country Country Club. OCTC is the leading advocate for Ohio’s chemical industry, the sixth largest...
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Marietta College experiences growth, responds to opportunities

September 21, 2017 | Alumni
As campus settles into a new academic year, the leadership at Marietta College reflects on how well the 2016-17 year was for the Pioneer family. “When I came on board a little more than a year ago, I saw a lot of opportunities to do great things, and I also met a lot of talented people on campus who were willing to make these things happen,”...
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Economist, attorney Robert Litan to speak at Milton Friedman Lecture

April 3, 2017 | Business & Economics
Economist and Attorney Robert Litan will deliver the keynote address at the 33rd annual Milton Friedman Lecture Series at Marietta College at 7:00 p.m., Monday, April 17th. Litan will make discuss “The Good Economy” in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Litan is a partner with Korein Tillery, LLC., and also is...
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College receives more than $1.5 million bequest from Rieffenbergers

July 10, 2017 | Advancement
Marietta College today announced it has received a bequest for $1,506,465.07 from the estate of Joseph C. and Mary Moore Adams Rieffenberger ’39, which establishes an endowment to support “academic programs for the Legacy Library.” The gift creates an endowed fund named the “Joseph C. & Mary Moore Adams Rieffenberger Fund.”
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College Factual considers Marietta one of the best in the nation

September 13, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College, who has been consistently ranked among the best in the nation by multiple organizations over the summer, is ranked 211th in College Factual’s Best Nationwide Colleges For Your Money out of 1,325 institutions that earned a ranking. Marietta also ranks 11th in Ohio for Best Value.
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Three Biochemistry students find fit in veterinary schools

March 30, 2017 | Outcomes
Growing up on a farm in the western part of Washington County, Ashley Payne ’17 (Watertown, Ohio) has been caring for animals almost her entire life. On a particular day when she was in junior high school, she noticed one of the family pigs was sick. “I thought that penicillin would help him, so I grabbed him by the back legs and gave him the...
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Opera Workshop performance free, open to public on Nov. 14th

November 9, 2017 | Vocal Performance
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting an Opera Workshop performance — The Old Maid and the Thief — at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 14th, in Hermann 217.  The opera, which is under the direction of Instructor of Voice and Opera Dr. Amy Yekel, is free and open to the public.
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Investigative Studies program helps rising junior with internship at Yale

June 19, 2017 | Investigative Studies
Oftentimes, great opportunities are a result of both what you know as well as who you know. For Cameron Dowiak ’19 (Burgettstown, Pennsylvania), getting the opportunity to spend the summer working in a lab at Yale was the culminating result of her own impressive scientific background and a helpful alumni connection.
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Marietta College professors earn McCoy designation

January 23, 2017 | McCoy Professor
When Dr. Alane Sanders first learned she was selected to be a McCoy Associate Professor of Communication, her first instinct was to tell her students. “I felt we had earned the honor together and I wanted them to feel that sense of accomplishment,” she said.
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Tres Vidas to be performed at Marietta College on October 13th

September 7, 2017 | Modern Languages
Core Ensemble, who has been acclaimed for the development of a new genre of chamber music theatre works, will perform Tres Vidas at Marietta College at 7:00 p.m., Friday, October 13th. It will be performed at the Friederich Theatre in the Hermann Fine Arts Center. Tres Vidas is based on the lives of three legendary Latin American Women:...
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Public Education Forum scheduled for College on April 12th

March 23, 2017 | Education
Marietta College has been selected as one of four sites in Southern Ohio to host a Regional Community Forum: New and Important Issues in Public Education. The forum at the College will be held from 6-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 12th in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The College has hosted this free event in the past and community members are...
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Men’s basketball continues longest streak in D3hoops national rankings

November 2, 2017 | Men's Basketball
Marietta College men's basketball, who is ranked 13th in the 2017-18 D3hoops.com preseason poll, has been in the Top 25 for 42 consecutive polls — the longest streak in the nation in NCAA Division III. The streak started with the December 8, 2014, national poll when the Pioneers cracked the poll at No. 25 after opening the season 7-0....
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College seeking nominations for Perry & Associates Entrepreneur of the Year Award

June 2, 2017 | MOVEE
While hundreds of entrepreneurs, business owners and community leaders will attend the second annual Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo at Marietta College on Friday, September 29. But only one person will walk away with the honor of being the Perry & Associates Entrepreneur of the Year. So now is the time to nominate an entrepreneur...
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College excited to host OPCICA Honor Band Weekend Jan. 28-29

January 19, 2017 | Band
For the first time in the 30-year history of the Ohio Private College Instrumental Conductors Association (OPCICA), Marietta College will host the Honor Band Weekend on Saturday, Jan. 28 and Sunday, Jan. 29. The concert begins at 1 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The concert is free and open to the...
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Raising Awareness on human trafficking, drug abuse coming to College

September 1, 2017 | Awareness
Marietta College is hosting “Raising Awareness: Fighting Against Human Trafficking and Drug Abuse,” from 6:00-9:00 p.m., Thursday, September 7th. The presentations and panel discussion, which are spearheaded by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office, will take place in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium in Thomas Hall. The event is free and...
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Former shy student named ODK Circle Leader of the Year

March 13, 2017 | ODK
Whitley Trusler ’17 (Newark, Ohio) was recently voted as the 2017 Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) Circle Leader of the Year at Marietta College. ODK is the National Leadership Honorary that recognizes and encourages superior scholarship, leadership, and character.
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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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