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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Education majors generate excitement about history in local elementary school

December 7, 2016 | Community
Dressed in a denim jumpsuit and red bandana — in the same vein as Rosie the Riveter — Hannah Offenberger ’17 (Waterford, Ohio) asked a group of Harmar Elementary students on Thursday (December 1st) if they knew where they were and what they’d be doing. “That’s right,” she responded to one of the children, “we’re in 1917 America, in a...
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Recent History graduate wins Showalter Special Collections Award

May 10, 2016 | Special Collections
Recent Marietta College graduate Brian Holliday ’16 (Brooklyn, N.Y.) was recently received the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award, which is awarded annually by the Legacy Library. Holliday, who was nominated by Dr. Katy McDaniel, won for his work “The Forgotten Church: The Revitalization of the Legacy of Thomas Ayers...
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Marietta College inducts 6 into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

April 26, 2016 | Liberal Arts
Six Marietta College seniors were inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa society, which was established in 1860 at the College, during a ceremony that was held in the Betty Cleland Room on Monday, April 25.
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Emily Drabeck ’17 elected student body president

March 25, 2016 | SGA
Emily Drabeck ’17 (Washington, Pennsylvania) was elected by Marietta College’s student body to be the Student Government Association’s President for 2016-17.
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Competing teams hope to claim top spot in College’s inaugural PioBiz

March 29, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Three Marietta College students, who make up two competing teams, will square off at the April 1 PioPitch to present their business plans to see who will win the inaugural PioBiz. Psychology major Gabrielle Simmons ’18 (Cairo, West Virginia) is going up against the team of Aaron Dillon ’17 (Windham, Connecticut) and Jon Hinson ’17 (Rocky...
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Marietta College hosts Meaningful Life Fair at DBRC on Oct. 19

October 5, 2015 | Student News
What does it mean to live a meaningful life — and how does one make life meaningful? What does it look like to live life to the fullest? Marietta College students will explore answers to these big questions during the Meaningful Life Fair from 5-7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19, in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. 
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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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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 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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Three McDonough Scholars selected for Jepson Cambridge Program

December 12, 2016 | Student News
Marietta College’s Matthew Johnson ’19 (Marietta, Ohio) has wanted to be an attorney since junior high. Johnson, along with fellow McDonough Scholars Makenzie McAfee ’19 (Findlay, Ohio) and Emily Vigue ’19 (Lancaster, Ohio), will get an early glimpse of law school as they have been selected to participate in the University of Richmond’s...
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PAC awarded NACA’s ‘Programming Organization of Year’ honor

November 16, 2016 | PAC
Pioneer Activities Council (PAC), Marietta College’s student-run organization that plans and executes events and programs on campus, recently won the Programming Organization of the Year award at the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Mid-America Conference. However, this is only one of many accomplishments for PAC. Students...
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Marietta College performing Fall Band Concert on November 15th

October 26, 2016 | Band Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct its annual Fall Band Concert — “Music of Heaven and Earth” — at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 15th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. The concert, which is under the direction of Associate Professor Marshall C. Kimball, will feature music from the...
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Marietta senior awarded AAF scholarship

May 9, 2016 | Scholarship
The American Advertising Federation-Cleveland Student Connection recently awarded Marietta College’s Alexis Callaway ’16 (Portage, Michigan) with the $500 AAFCLE Student Connection Scholarship at the April Professional Development Luncheon. Callaway, Marietta’s AAF chapter president, and fellow AAF member Chase Leisure ’16 (Parkersburg, West...
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Spring Band Concert moves to Peoples Bank Theatre on April 19

April 4, 2016 | Music
On Tuesday, April 19 the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta will come alive with the sound of music as Marietta College’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble perform for the first time in the renovated venue. The concert, titled John Philip Sousa: Looking Back and Planning Ahead, begins at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. ...
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International certification available to Marietta tutors

April 21, 2016 | ARC
Academic Support Coordinator Keira Hambrick knows the Tutoring Program at Marietta College has grown by leaps and bounds over the course of the past 12 months.
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Seven students to exhibit at annual Senior Art Show starting April 8

March 28, 2016 | Fine Arts
Marietta College’s Art Department will finish its exhibition season with the unveiling of its annual senior capstone exhibition, which runs from April 8 to May 1. Held on the third floor of the Hermann Fine Arts Center in the Atrium Gallery, the exhibition will kick off with an opening reception from 5-7 p.m., Friday, April 8.
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PAC organizes impressive list of fall campus events

September 3, 2015 | PAC
The variety and quality of programming being brought to Marietta College’s campus has seen a significant improvement within just the past year. A lot of those positive changes are a direct result of the work of the students who comprise the Pioneer Activities Council (PAC). PAC is Marietta’s student-run organization that serves as the primary...
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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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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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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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College honors 21 students during December Graduation Celebration

December 11, 2016 | Commencement
A few students were emotional, others were smiling ear to ear and a couple just wanted to hand the microphone off to the next person. That’s typically how Marietta College’s annual December Graduation Celebration — an informal event to acknowledge the newest members of The Long Blue Line. Twenty-one of the possible 46 graduates participated...
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Accounting seniors recognized by WV Society of CPAs

November 2, 2016 | CPAs
Marietta College Accounting seniors Andrew Billingsley ’17 (Marietta, Ohio), Brianna Finck ’17 (New Lexington, Ohio), Marissa Jeswald ’17 (North Tonawand, New York) and Aaron Tice ’17 (St. Marys, West Virginia) were recently recognized for their academic achievements by the Parkersburg Chapter of the West Virginia Society of CPAs at its...
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Eleven seniors make up Marietta College’s homecoming court

October 10, 2016 | Homecoming
On Wednesday, Marietta College’s student body will begin voting for the 2016 Homecoming queen and king during the lunch and dinner hours at Gilman Dining Hall. The 2016 Homecoming Court is made up of five potential queens and six potential kings. Voting will be held from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 5:00-8:00 p.m. on both Thursday, October 13th...
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Class of 2016 celebrated at 179th Commencement ceremony on May 1

May 1, 2016 | Commencement
Daley Buckwell ’16 (Northfield, New Hampshire) is acutely familiar with what it means to be a member of The Long Blue Line. She is the sixth Buckwell to graduate from Marietta College, which goes back to her grandfather Jim Buckwell ’61.
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