New GIS minor ties in well with growing geo-professional field

November 12, 2018 | GIS
Marietta College students now have the option to earn a minor in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), which combines digital mapping with data to answer spatial questions and help solve geographical problems.
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19th McCoy Scholarship goes to local student

June 13, 2017 | McCoy Scholar
Katie Kitchen ’21 (Marietta, Ohio) will not be a new face on the Marietta College campus this fall. The recent Marietta High School graduate took classes through the College Credit Plus program, and she said that experience is just one of the reasons why she is enrolling at the College this fall.
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Founders Day speaker remembers mentor, friend — Dr. Richard Krause

February 13, 2015 | Founders Day 2015
This year’s Founders Day followed in tradition by honoring esteemed Marietta College faculty and staff. However, this year differed because of the focus placed on celebrating the life of one of Marietta’s most revered alums.
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Robert Evans Internship award winner to work in Chicago this summer

April 29, 2019 | Internship
Ashley Klopfenstein ’20 (Cicero, Indiana) has competed in PioBiz, studied abroad and will represent the student body as a member of the Student Government Association next academic year. But her most exciting day as a Marietta College student may be when she learned she was awarded the Robert Evans Internship Endowment, which will provide...
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Marietta College to host theatre and history discussion during March's PioPitch

February 27, 2018 | PioPitch
The March 2018 PioPitch, sponsored by the Marietta College Entrepreneurship Program, will welcome two entrepreneurs who are using their talent and creativity to invigorate the local arts and history scene. The session is scheduled for 4-5 p.m., Thursday, March 1, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium (Thomas Hall 124) on the Marietta College...
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Exceeding the demands of a changing industry — Communication, Media Studies merge departments

October 4, 2016 | Media
There is no question that a liberal arts education provides graduates with the best preparation for an ever-changing field, particularly when that field heavily relies on communication skills.
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Science Scholars: College welcomes 4 new Rickey Scholars

September 23, 2009 | Rickey Scholars
Joining an impressive group of scholars, many of whom have gone on to some on the nation’s most prestigious graduate programs, Jennifer Kachel ’13, Shelby Lee ’13, Will Vance ’12 and John Zoretich ’13 are Marietta College’s new Rickey Scholars in Physics. Earning a Rickey Scholarship is extremely competitive. Recipients are chosen based on...
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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’s Dr. Wehrman to appear on C-SPAN 3 Saturday, Jan. 17

January 12, 2015 | CSPAN
Marietta College’s Dr. Andrew Wehrman is appearing on C-SPAN 3 at 9:20 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, as he’ll discuss smallpox in Revolutionary era America.
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Parkersburg South students win the ‘Proof of Concept’ stage of Junior PioBiz

April 11, 2019 | Junior PioBiz
Parkersburg South High School students William Lemon and Seven Parr finished first in the second round of Marietta College’s Junior PioBiz competition that was held on April 4th in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium. In Round 2, which is also known as the “Proof of Concept” stage, Lemon and Parr won three free Marietta College 3-credit-hour...
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Marietta College hosting Lunar New Year event Friday

February 15, 2018 | Lunar New Year
Students, staff, faculty and community members are invited to celebrate the Lunar New Year at Marietta College. The event is from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16th, at The Gathering Place on Marietta College’s campus. The event is free and open to all who wish to attend.
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College moves up in Washington Monthly's rankings for 2016

September 7, 2016 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has placed 26th in a national ranking of colleges and universities across the United States in regards to an institution's contribution to the public good — up from 45th last year. The Washington Monthly 2016 College Guide and Rankings assesses institutions based on social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income...
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Forensics team finishes third in Sweepstakes at Geneva College

February 20, 2008 | 2008
Marietta College's forensics team recently finished third in Sweepstakes in a competition held at Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pa., on Feb. 9. "Practicing into the wee hours of the morning, laughing when things go right, and laughing when things don't go exactly as planned, make this team the special one that it is," said Dr. Mabry O'...
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Marietta College, Morgan HS to host creative writing tournaments this spring

October 19, 2018 | PenOhio
Marietta College and Morgan High School will host major interscholastic creative writing tournaments on March 9, 2019. Teams of writers representing grades 7 through 12 from public, private and parochial schools in Southeast Ohio and Northern West Virginia are invited to attend the tournaments, according to officials from United Fellowship of...
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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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All Scholars Day continues to improve each year

April 16, 2014 | All Scholars Day
In a nearly vacant Rickey 166, Tiffany New ’14 (Carroll, Ohio) was practicing her presentation one last time.
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David McCullough, author of ‘The Pioneers,’ to speak in Marietta on May 31, June 1

April 8, 2019 | Book Release
Tickets are now available to see and hear Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough, who is making two special appearances in Marietta to promote his new book The Pioneers, on May 31 and June 1. McCullough will conduct a book discussion and a Q&A at 7:00 p.m., Friday, May 31st, hosted by Marietta College at the Peoples Bank...
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Author J.D. Vance to speak at Marietta College on Thursday, Feb. 8

January 19, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
J.D. Vance, a Middletown, Ohio, native and author of the best-selling 2016 book, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, will speak at Marietta College as part of the 2017-18 Esbenshade Series.
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Marietta remains one of the best in Forbes.com rankings

July 6, 2016 | rankings1617
Marietta College has 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 660 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students achieve. Marietta...
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MC students surpass state pass rates on teacher preparation exam

February 17, 2006 | Education
Marietta College graduates who joined the teaching profession last fall continued the College's record of excellence on the national examination for new teachers. For the fifth consecutive year, MC teacher candidates scored a 100 percent summary pass rate on the Praxis II examinations, bettering the most recent Ohio statewide pass rate of 94...
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Ohio’s poet laureate scheduled to read at Marietta on Oct. 22

October 8, 2018
Dave Lucas, Ohio’s poet laureate, will be a guest reader at 7:30 p.m., Monday, October 22nd, in Marietta College Alma McDonough Auditorium. A Cleveland native, Lucas wants to show Ohioans how poetry is present in everyday life and how to enjoy it. That doesn’t mean running out and buying a bunch of poetry books; it means changing the way you...
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Marietta College’s Music Therapy degree receives AMTA Accreditation

March 22, 2019
Two years after receiving a $1 million gift to start the program, Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is pleased to announce the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) has granted the Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy degree program full accreditation.
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Campus community celebrates Chinese Culture Day

November 20, 2017 | Chinese Culture Day
Linxi Yu was happy to see Dr. Gama Perruci, her Leadership professor and Dean of the McDonough Center, stop at her poster displaying photographs and information about her hometown in southeast China. Yu, who is an exchange student from a university in Beijing, was among several students presenting during Marietta College’s Chinese Culture...
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Evans Internship Endowment awarded to Lydia Jones ’18

April 20, 2016 | Internships
While many other students may find themselves behind an office desk this summer, Lydia Jones ’18 (Chagrin Falls, Ohio) will be spending her time outside completing and monitoring wells in the Marcellus Shale. A double major in Geology and Petroleum Engineering, Jones is excited to be interning as a completions and productions intern with XTO...
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