Columbus Zoo Wildlights

sunday, december 15, 2019: 5:00 p.m.

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, 4850 West Powell Rd., Powell, OH 43065

Spend a festive evening at the Columbus Zoo with your fellow Pioneers! The Columbus Zoo features animated light shows, a Polar Bear Express and other fun holiday-themed activities. 

We will meet at Water's Edge Plaza 1 (see number 31 on the map). Admission tickets are $18 for adults, $12 for children 3-12 years old and children 2 and under are free. The cost includes admission into the zoo, parking and dinner. The food choices include hotdogs, chili (beef and vegetarian), macaroni and cheese, holiday cookies and build your own s'mores. Coffee, hot chocolate and soda will also be available. Your tickets will be mailed to you once you register.

We hope you celebrate the holiday season with us!

Registration closes November 29, 2019.

Register today
If you have any questions, please contact Erica Starr, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations & Volunteer Programs, at starre@marietta.edu or 740.376.4449.


Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Association Holiday Party

thursday, december 19, 2019: 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Andrews Hall - Great Room, 215 Fifth St., Marietta, OH 45750

Join us and spend a festive evening on Marietta College's campus in Andrews Hall with your fellow Mid-Ohio Valley Pioneers and President Ruud.

Registration is $10 which includes heavy hors d'oeuvres. A cash bar will also be available.

We hope you celebrate the holiday season with us!

Register today
If you have any questions, please contact Erica Starr, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations & Volunteer Programs, at starre@marietta.edu or 740.376.4449.


Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Association #PioNation Party 

Wednesday, January 8, 2020: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Fenton Court, 2nd Floor, Trustees Conference Room, 215 Fifth St., Marietta, OH 45750

Join us for a #PioNation Party before the Marietta College Pioneers basketball team take on the Muskingum Fighting Muskies at home. Spend some time before the basketball game with fellow Pioneers including alumni, parents and friends.

Registration for this event is $5 which includes light appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages. Tickets for the game can be purchased at the door; the prices are $5 for adults and $3 for seniors.

Register today
If you have any questions, please contact Erica Starr, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations & Volunteer Programs, at starre@marietta.edu or 740.376.4449.


Cincinnati Regional Association Planning Meeting

Saturday, January 11, 2020: 11:00 a.m.

Redtree Art Gallery & Coffee Shop, 3210 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45209

Please join us for the Cincinnati Regional Association Planning Meeting, where we will talk about the year ahead. We are looking for volunteers to help with our many fun alumni events in 2020. We hope you can join us for a morning of lively discussion and great ideas with Cincinnati alumni and friends. 

The price is $5 which includes coffee and pastries. 

Register today
If you have any questions, please contact Erica Starr, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations & Volunteer Programs, at starre@marietta.edu or 740.376.4449.


Greater Columbus Regional Association Planning Meeting

Saturday, January 25, 2020: 1:00 p.m.

Columbus Metropolitan Library: Main Branch in room 3B, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, OH 43215

Please join us for the Greater Columbus Regional Association Planning Meeting, where we will talk about the year ahead. We are looking for volunteers to help with our many fun alumni events in 2020. We hope you can join us for an afternoon of lively discussion and great ideas with Columbus alumni and friends. 

The price is $5 which includes light refreshments. 

Register today
If you have any questions, please contact Erica Starr, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations & Volunteer Programs, at starre@marietta.edu or 740.376.4449.


Winter Weekend

friday, february 7 - saturday, february 8, 2020

Marietta College, 215 Fifth St., Marietta, OH 45750

Pioneer Club Presents the 37th Annual Winter Weekend. The Pioneer Club is an exciting program for Marietta College Athletics. The Pioneer Club provides support for the College’s 22 varsity teams as they strive for academic and athletic excellence. The Pioneer Club works as a partner with the Advancement Office, to raise unrestricted money for athletics through the Marietta Annual Fund. The student-athlete experience is at the core of what we do. Funds from the Pioneer Club ensure that all student-athletes are provided with a meaningful experience.

Your money goes to:

  • Supplement travel expenses for special athletic trips
  • Provide top quality team equipment and uniforms
  • Help coaches recruit future Pioneers
  • Help plan for future building projects
  • Provide facility and technology upgrades

See the flyer with the schedule of events. 

Register today
For questions, please contact Wendy Thieman at wendy.thieman@marietta.edu


The Great Journey through Europe

Cruising the Rhine River and Featuring the Glacier Express

Wednesday, July 8 - Saturday, July 18, 2020

This extraordinary 11-day "Grand Tour" of Europe combines river, rail, lake and mountain travel and features Switzerland, France, Germany and the Netherlands. Cruise aboard the deluxe AMADEUS SILVER III along the Rhine River. Ride aboard three legendary railways - the Gornergrat Bahn, the Glacier Express and the Pilatus Railway. View photos for this cruise.

Please contact Gohagen Travel Service Coordinator at 800.922.3088 to reserve your spot on the cruise, or send in this Travel Program with your payment. All final payments are required to be made by check or wire transfer by January 15, 2020.

For any questions, please contact Dawn Werry, Director of Alumni Relations, at daw008@marietta.edu.


Glaciers & Wildlife of Alaska - Oceania Cruises

Monday, July 13 - Thursday, July 23, 2020

Visit Kenai Fjords National Park and the starting point of the historic Iditarod Trail in Steward. Cruise through College Fjord and past Hubbard Glacier to Icy Strait Point and look for whales. In Juneau, take advantage of its wildlife viewing and discover Skagway's Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park. Experience indigenous art in Sitka, visit Tongass National Forest in Ketchikan and immerse yourself in the thriving culture of Nanaimo. View photos for this cruise.

Please contact Go Next Service Coordinator at 800.842.9023 to reserve your spot on the cruise.

For questions please contact Dawn Werry, Director of Alumni Relations, at daw008@marietta.edu.


River Life® along the Dutch Waterways

Tuesday, April 21 - Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Cruise for seven nights in Holland and Flanders aboard the exclusively chartered, deluxe AMADEUS BRILLIANT when the vibrant Dutch tulip fields are in bloom. Meet local residents during the exclusive RIVER LIFE® FORUM. Tour the Kröller-Müller Museum. Visit Amsterdam, Bruges, Hoorn, Maastricht, Antwerp and Keukenhof Gardens. View photos for this cruise.

Please contact Gohagen Travel Service Coordinator at 800.922.3088 to reserve your spot on the cruise, or send in this Travel Program with your payment. All final payments are required to be made by check or wire transfer by January 15, 2020.

For any questions, please contact Dawn Werry, Director of Alumni Relations, at daw008@marietta.edu.


Medieval Sojourn - Oceania Cruises

Monday, October 5 - Friday, October 16, 2020

See the Monte Carlo Casino and the historical treasures of Rome. Stroll the cobblestone streets in Sorrento and see Santorini's breathtaking volcanic seascapes. Visit the ruins of Ephesus and stroll through Mitilini - The "Garden of the Aegean." View photos for this cruise.

Please contact Go Next Service Coordinator at 800.842.9023 to reserve your spot on the cruise.

For any questions, please contact Dawn Werry, Director of Alumni Relations, at daw008@marietta.edu.


Village Life® in Dordogne

Thursday, October 9 - Friday, October 16, 2020

Experience the provincial character of Dordogne for one full week in Sarlat-la-Canéda, one of the most beautiful and well-preserved medieval villages in France. Stay in the family-owned PLAZA MADELEINE HÔTEL, formerly a grand 19th-century townhouse. Discover the region's charming villages, medieval castles and prehistoric treasures. View photos for this cruise.

Please contact Gohagen Travel Service Coordinator at 800.922.3088 to reserve your spot on the cruise, or send in this Travel Program with your payment. All final payments are required to be made by check or wire transfer by January 15, 2020.

For any questions, please contact Dawn Werry, Director of Alumni Relations, at daw008@marietta.edu.