College receives historic paintings from descendants of Israel Putnam

July 21, 2017 | Legacy Library
When Ben Wilton visited Marietta College’s Legacy Library in 2013 to donate a manuscript by Northwest Territory pioneer Samuel Prescott Hildreth, he was impressed with everything he saw that day. “Marietta College has a wonderful library,” said Ben, who lives in Buffalo, New York. “It’s why I knew this was the right place to donate these...
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In Memoriam: Robert Walsh (1940-2017)

January 24, 2017 | Alumnus
Robert “Bob” WalshSeptember 20, 1940 — January 23, 2017 Before Robert “Bob” Walsh was a well-known name in professional sports, broadcasting and business, he was a broadcast major at Marietta College studying under the likes of Mass Media Professor Bernard Russi Jr. With great sadness, the Marietta College community learned that Walsh died...
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Students, faculty connect with professionals during AAPL meeting

September 18, 2017 | AAPL
The Marietta College Landman Association hosted the monthly meeting of the Michael Late Benedum Chapter (MLBC) of the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) on September 14th in the Andrews Hall Great Room. Hosting the meeting served as the most recent example of the growth of the Land and Energy Management program at Marietta...
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Campus excited to see research and more at All Scholars Day

April 3, 2017 | All Scholars Day
The seventh annual All Scholars Day, a one-day celebration of undergraduate research at Marietta College, is scheduled to start at 8:00 a.m., Friday, April 21st. Presentations, exhibitions and discussions will be held across campus the entire day.  Started in 2011, All Scholars Day has become a signature event at Marietta. Each spring, no...
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Marietta College calls a ‘timeout’ on tuition and fees for 2018-19

November 17, 2017 | Tuition
Marietta College is calling a timeout. At the recommendation of the College’s senior leadership, the Board of Trustees recently approved not increasing student tuition or fees for the 2018-19 academic year.
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National conference is an eye-opening experience for Advertising & Public Relations student

June 27, 2017 | Student News
When it comes to learning about an industry’s newest advancements and constantly changing climate as well as having the opportunity to network with and get advice from leaders in the field, nothing beats attending a national conference. After attending the 2017 ADAMERICA Conference from June 7-10 in New Orleans with Assistant Professor of...
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Marietta remains in Top 10 of U.S. News’ annual rankings

September 12, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College placed eighth among Best Regional Colleges in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report survey, released today. Marietta, which shared the No. 8 spot last year with Dordt College, is tied with the Iowa school again. Each have overall scores of 83. This is the 33rd consecutive year Marietta has made the Top 10 list. Overall, there...
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Students ready to square off in 2nd annual PioBiz competition

March 29, 2017 | PioBiz
Two Marietta College students will compete for the chance to receive up to $10,000 for startup expense reimbursements and in-kind services for their burgeoning business as part of the second annual PioBiz Business Plan Competition from 4:00-5:15 p.m., Friday, March 31st, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium in Thomas Hall. In just over an hour...
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Rickey Scholar’s passion for football, physics being fulfilled at Marietta

November 8, 2017 | Rickey Scholars
In high school, Patrick Taylor ’21 (Columbus, Ohio) just assumed he would go to college and study engineering. Then he took a physics class and his outlook changed. “After taking a physics class during my senior year of high school, I just changed my mind,” said the Grandview Heights High School graduate. “I’ve always been a math person, and...
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College inducts 11 students into new chemistry honorary

June 15, 2017 | Honor Society
During the spring semester, 11 students were inducted as founding members of Marietta College’s new chapter of the Gamma Sigma Epsilon — a chemistry honorary. Inductees at Marietta College were chosen based on their academic performance in chemistry courses, overall academic performance at the college, and character.
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Alumnus excited to speak during Founders Day ceremony

January 23, 2017 | Alumni
When Dr. Robert Boswell ’73 was a student at Marietta College, he heard about Founders Day though he didn’t know much about it. Now, the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement at the University of Colorado-Boulder, is excited to return and be the keynote speaker at the 182nd Founders Day on Thursday, Feb. 16.
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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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Philanthropist, business leader to deliver 2017 Commencement Address

March 15, 2017 | Commencement 2017
Robert R. Dyson ’68, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at The Dyson-Kissner-Moran Corporation, will deliver the address at Marietta College’s 2017 Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 7.
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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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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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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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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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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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