Close to 200 students to participate in College’s annual All Scholars Day on April 20th

April 10, 2018 | All Scholars Day
When April arrives, you can sense a change on the Marietta College campus. It’s almost like you can hear the clock ticking as students try to wrap up projects, write papers and study for tests before the semester comes to an end and Commencement hits in May. A major reason why there is a buzz of activity is the hundreds of students getting...
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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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Special gift for Special Collections: Emeritus trustee honors late brother with gift

May 2, 2011 | Advancement
Emeritus Trustee Bob Showalter ’59 appreciates the efforts that Marietta College has made when it comes to preserving historic documents and has taken steps to ensure the College continues to fill that role. Marietta College President Jean Scott will formally recognize the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Endowment at 5:30 p.m.,...
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2019 McCoy Professor honor shared by faculty from English, Biology

December 19, 2018 | McCoy Professor
Nicole Livengood describes her style of teaching as “energetic.” As an English professor, Dr. Livengood teaches students from a variety of majors. She said her interactive lectures help her engage her students. Livengood recently was named a 2019 McCoy Professor, the highest honor bestowed on professors at Marietta College. Biology...
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Forbes.com continues to rank Marietta among best U.S. Colleges

August 9, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has once again 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 650 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students achieve.
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Marietta College inducts 16 students into business honoraries

May 6, 2019 | Business
Marietta College recently inducted 12 students into Tau Pi Phi, the national business honorary, and four students into Omicron Delta Epsilon, the national honorary for economics.
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Chemistry professor excited for new opportunity in Worthington Center

March 12, 2018 | Legacy Library
Dr. Debbie Egolf will begin her 30th year at Marietta College on Aug. 1, and with it will come new responsibilities and many more challenges. And she couldn’t be more pleased. Egolf will become the Director of the Worthington Center for Teaching Excellence (WCTE) one month shy of her anniversary date on July 1. She is the fourth faculty...
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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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Departments using social media outlets to connect

November 30, 2010 | Social Media
Elbowing their way out of what was once a forum for friends to talk about weekend plans, today’s social networking sites have transformed into tools that colleges are using to recruit new students, heighten the educational experience of current students and to bring alumni back into the fold.
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Rickey Scholar excited about opportunities of being a Physics major

December 3, 2018 | Rickey Scholars
Marietta College freshman Alex Blackston ’22 (Lancaster, Ohio) isn’t sure which career he will pursue, but he’s certain majoring in physics will provide a foundation for whatever path he chooses. “I like physics because of the analytical system of thought that it teaches you,” he said. “I want to be an entrepreneur and physics exposes you to...
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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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Education Department hosting 24-hour Teach-a-Thon

March 12, 2015 | news2015
For 24 consecutive hours, someone from Marietta College’s Education Department will be teaching a class in Erwin Hall starting at 8 a.m., Tuesday, March 31.
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Seven seniors inducted into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

May 1, 2019 | Phi Beta Kappa
Seven 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 29. The inductees, who will graduate May 5 during Marietta College’s 182nd Commencement ceremony, were Tristan Bailey (Massillon,...
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Marietta College’s Founders Day awards and honors announced

February 27, 2018 | Founders Day
During the 2018 Founders Day ceremony, Marietta College recognized faculty, staff and community members with a variety of honors and awards. The following individuals were honored on February 15th:
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College's first summer program to prepare incoming freshmen for college life considered huge success

October 5, 2016 | Student Success
The group of 13 incoming freshmen sitting in the Academic Resource Center in Andrews Hall in June learned many valuable tools while they spent three days on campus as part of the PioPREP Academy. One in particular, was that their education at Marietta College would not be a “sink or swim” experience.
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Nine students inducted into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

April 28, 2010 | Phi Beta Kappa
Nine Marietta College seniors were recently inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa society, which was established in 1860 at the College, during a special ceremony in the Betty Cleland Room of the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business on Monday, April 26.
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Inaugural Stewart Physician Assistant Scholarship awarded to Zach Fairbanks ’19

November 19, 2018 | Scholarship
Zach Fairbanks PA’19 (Martins Ferry, Ohio) was recently awarded the Dr. Gloria M. Stewart Physician Assistant Scholarship during Marietta College’s annual White Coat Ceremony in October. Fairbanks is the first recipient of the $750 award.
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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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Pioneer Pipeline Program earns recognition from ACRES

February 17, 2015 | Pioneer Pipeline
The American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES) recently selected Marietta College’s Pioneer Pipeline Program, which matches students with disabilities with college students, for an Exemplary Program Award.
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Marietta students present research at American Physical Society meeting

April 22, 2019 | physics
Marietta College’s David Erzen ’19 (Bethel Park, Pennsylvania) and Xuan Zhu ’19 (Shandong Province, China) recently shared their research at the spring meeting of the Ohio-Region Section of the American Physical Society. The meeting was held at the College of Wooster. Erzen, who will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in...
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Marietta students place second in Peoples Bank Case Competition

February 16, 2018 | Business
Abby Tornes ’18 (Lowell, Ohio) learned something about herself during the sixth annual Peoples Bank Undergraduate Business Case Competition on Saturday, Feb. 10.
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Study puts Marietta among top colleges, universities in student success

September 29, 2016 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College ranks No. 221 nationally in the inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education survey of more than 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities released this week.
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Marietta College political science student to present at conference

March 28, 2008 | 20008
Marietta College's Nicholas Busch '08, who is majoring in political science, will attend the 31st annual Appalachian Studies Association Conference at Marshall University on March 28-30. "It's quite an accomplishment for Nick to have had his paper chosen for presentation at the annual Appalachian Studies meeting because this is a well known...
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College celebrates Global Awareness Month throughout November

October 25, 2018 | Global Awareness
An abundance of activities are planned throughout November in celebration of Global Awareness Month. Christy Burke, Director of Education Abroad and International Recruitment, said her office, in conjunction with the office of Diversity & Inclusion, and the Asian Studies and Latin American Studies programs, has planned events starting...
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Marietta College Education Department Call for Comments

May 16, 2017 | Accreditation
The Education Department of Marietta College is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) on October 22-24, 2017. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of...
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