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’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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Marietta adding Organizational Social Responsibility program

March 10, 2016 | OSR
In an era when corporations are being asked to look at carbon accounting, approach financial planning through the lens of sustainability and minimize environmental impact, Marietta College is excited to announce a new minor and certificate in Organizational Social Responsibility.
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Entrepreneur, 1974 graduate named College’s 2019-20 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence

October 14, 2019 | Executive-in-Residence
Doug Griebel ’74, a highly accomplished entrepreneur and senior executive, has been named Marietta College’s 2019-20 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence. Griebel is chairman and co-founder of RM Hospitality Group Inc. in New York City.
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Assistant Professor added to planning group for Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl

August 2, 2018 | Sport Management
Marietta College’s Rick Smith, Assistant Professor of Sport Management, will join the Community Captains Committee — a group that plans and facilitates the events and activities leading up to ESPN’s Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl. Smith’s affiliation with the bowl started last year when he led a group of seven students and another Marietta...
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In Memoriam: Dr. Robert S. Hill

March 10, 2017 | In Memoriam
Dr. Robert Sherman Hill, 89, who taught Political Science at Marietta College from 1959-89, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in Westerville, Ohio. He was born in Washington, D.C., on July 3, 1927. McCoy Professor of Accounting Grace Johnson, who started at the College three months after his retirement, had a great amount of respect for...
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Marietta College to add Engineering Leadership Certificate Program

November 20, 2013 | news2013
Recognizing the market demand for leaders in the engineering world, Marietta College will begin offering an Engineering Leadership Certificate Program starting in the fall of 2014. The College’s Curriculum Committee approved the new certificate program in October.
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Marietta High School student wins first round of Junior PioBiz

March 12, 2019 | Entrepreneurship
Marietta High School’s Kayla Floyd took the top prize during the first round of Marietta College’s Junior PioBiz competition that was held on campus on Friday, March 1. A total of 18 students from Marietta and Parkersburg South high schools presented 15 business ideas during the “Problem/Solution” phase of Junior PioBiz and Floyd’s project...
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Petroleum Engineering professor honored with ‘Achievement Award’

October 20, 2017 | Petroleum Engineering
Dave Freeman, Professor and Chair of Marietta College’s Petroleum Engineering and Geology Department, was recognized with the “Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty,” at the Eastern Regional meeting of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) on October 5th in Lexington, Kentucky.
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Former bank CEO to be honored during College’s 181st Founders Day

February 12, 2016 | Founders Day 2016
James A. Meagle Jr., a long-time fan and supporter of Marietta College athletics who died in 2015, will receive the 2016 Community Service Award during the annual Founders Day celebration on Thursday, Feb. 18.
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21st McCoy Scholar finds her second home at Marietta College

September 26, 2019 | McCoy Scholar
​Jenna Senetra ’23 (Waynesville, Ohio) spent last spring on the road traveling for scholarship competitions, recruiting visits and campus tours. One of those stops was Marietta College and Senetra said she fell in love with Marietta the moment she stepped on campus.
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Marietta among 46 Teacher Prep Programs recognized for National Excellence in Educator Prep

June 14, 2018 | Accreditation
The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) announced today that Marietta College is one of 46 providers from 22 states and Puerto Rico to receive accreditation for their educator preparation programs. Dr. Dottie Erb, who was Chair of Marietta College’s Education Department from 2000-18, said the College received a full...
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Management journal selects Marietta professor’s paper for publication

February 15, 2017 | Faculty News
Marietta College’s Assistant Professor of Management John Fazio co-authored a paper that has been recently approved for publication in the journal Management Decision.  The paper is titled “The Role of Affective Commitment in the Relationship Between Social Support and Turnover Intention.”
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Education Department receives top marks from NCTQ report

June 24, 2013 | news2013
Marietta College has earned top national marks in an examination of university teacher preparation programs released this week by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ).
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Marietta College preparing to conduct in-person classes for fall semester

May 7, 2020 | COVID-19
Marietta College announced today (May 7, 2020) that it plans to reopen campus and have in-person classes for Fall 2020, which includes opening the residence halls and dining services for all 1,200 students. President Bill Ruud said the College’s COVID-19 Recovery Task Force will monitor local and national health trends and make adjustments...
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Esbenshade Series wraps season with Havana Cuban All-Stars on March 10th

February 19, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
The final performance of the 2018-19 Esbenshade Series features Asere in the Havana Cuban All-Stars Show at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 10, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The Havana Cuba All-Stars are some of Cuba’s greatest musicians. The All-Stars will be performing “Nights in Old Havana” with Banda “Asere” and Bailes de...
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College hosts musicians from the Stone Forest

October 7, 2017 | Manhu
Being able to watch a performance by a visiting band of Chinese folk musicians just before lunch is exactly the type of experiences that Graham Nesselrode ’21 (Vienna, West Virginia) has come to expect at Marietta College.  
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Marietta moves up 3 spots in U.S. News’ Best Midwest Regional Colleges

September 9, 2019 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College is ranked 10th — up three spots from last year — among the Best Midwest Regional Colleges in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report survey, released today. Marietta was also ranked No. 8 in the region in the Best Value Schools category. Marietta is tied Benedictine College in Kansas and Milliken University in Illinois. Each...
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In Memoriam: Dr. John R. Michel (1939-2018)

May 17, 2018 | Faculty News
Without a doubt, Dr. John Michel exemplified the type of professor who inspired his peers with his passion for teaching, his field, and the overall liberal arts experiential learning that makes Marietta a pioneer among all other institutions.
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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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All Scholars Day returns with bigger, stronger program on April 17

April 2, 2013 | All Scholars Day
Take a quick glimpse at the research project that Chyrsten Regelski ’13 (Greenville, Ohio) conducted over the past year and half and you can see why Marietta College’s All Scholars Day has become a highly anticipated event on campus.
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Public Accounting student excited to graduate debt-free on May 3

April 26, 2020 | Commencement 2020
When Jacob Wagner ’20 (Marietta, Ohio) graduates from Marietta College on May 3, he will do so debt-free. Graduating with a four-year-degree, debt-free, wasn’t the plan when Wagner first enrolled in nearby Washington State Community College, but he couldn’t be happier with how his journey from WSCC to Marietta College turned out.
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Second-round PioBiz winners develop a concept for eco-friendly product

February 8, 2019 | PioBiz
Marietta College’s Cameron Dowiak ’19 (Burgettstown, Pennsylvania) and Audrey Albright ’21 (Moraine, Ohio) recently teamed up to win the “Proof of Concept” round of the PioBiz competition with their project EcoX. As the top-place team, Dowiak, who is majoring in Biochemistry, and Albright, who is majoring in Marketing and Environmental...
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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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