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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Three physics majors present at Ohio’s American Physical Society

April 5, 2013 | 2013
Three Marietta College students majoring in physics — Jen Kachel ’13 (Woodsfield, Ohio), Shelby Lee ’13 (Galloway, Ohio) and Lin Su ’13 (Beijing, China) — presented their capstone research posters at the Ohio-region Section of the American Physical Society at Ohio University.
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TSE partners with Marietta College to form the First ScriptU

January 24, 2017 | TSE
In January, TSE Services, LLC and Marietta College announced the successful first semester activation of ScriptU as part of the Sports Management undergraduate degree program at Marietta College. ScriptU involves unique course material, designed by Rick Smith, Assistant Professor for Sports Management, focused on teaching proper live event...
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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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Economy has slowed need, but Petroleum Engineer students still in demand

June 14, 2010 | 2010
Over the years the petroleum engineering field has had its ups and downs. Right now, it’s somewhere in between.   Dr. Robert Chase, head of the Edwy R. Brown Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology, believes the field is in a transition period going from being oil driven to natural gas driven.   “There is an incredible natural gas...
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Marietta names two faculty McCoy Professors for 2016

March 18, 2016 | McCoy Professor
In a span of about 48 hours, Paul Daniell and Suzanne Parsons learned they had been recommended for tenure and were named the 2016 McCoy Professors. “That was an interesting two days,” said Daniell, who teaches thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and advanced heat transfer, as well as other classes in the Edwy R. Brown Department of Petroleum...
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Physician Assistant students connect with local preschoolers

December 17, 2016 | PA Program
Good habits start young, which is why Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Graduate Program is teaming up with the Ely Chapman Education Foundation (ECEF) this fall to help teach preschoolers about healthy living. Ely Chapman is a nonprofit organization providing academic support and mentoring to children living in the Mid-Ohio Valley. In...
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Hilles Hughes — Career Center

January 19, 2015 | 2015
Hilles Hughes has had the opportunity to gain a sound perspective of the world and can directly connect with all of the students at Marietta College.
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Associate Professor gives keynote at Ohio River Conference

October 23, 2009 | 2009
Marietta College Associate Professor Dr. Eric J. Fitch, Director of the Environmental Science Program, recently gave the opening plenary presentation at the 2009 ORBCRE (Ohio River Basin Consortium for Research and Education) at Hanover (Ind.) College. The theme of the conference was “Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the...
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Students, faculty connect with professionals during AAPL meeting

September 18, 2017 | AAPL
The Marietta College Landman Association hosted the monthly meeting of the Michael Late Benedum Chapter (MLBC) of the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) on September 14th in the Andrews Hall Great Room. Hosting the meeting served as the most recent example of the growth of the Land and Energy Management program at Marietta...
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College presents faculty, staff awards at annual Founders Day

February 25, 2016 | Founders Day 2016
This year’s Founders Day followed in tradition by honoring esteemed Marietta College faculty and staff on Thursday, Feb. 18. In total, 18 of the College’s faculty and staff were honored for their contributions to Marietta College and its students.
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Founders Day speaker discusses segregated south, diversity today

February 22, 2013 | Founders Day
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Eugene Robinson is not sure if his visit to Marietta College on Thursday (Feb. 21) was his first to the city or not. What he remembers as a child was that his family always stopped at the first exit in Ohio on their travels from South Carolina to Michigan. After stopping in Charleston, W.Va., for the night...
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Graphic Design professor teaches former student’s high school class

December 15, 2016 | Outreach
Teaching graphic design to students at Trinity High School in Garfield Heights, Ohio, Sean Kenny ’12 believes many of his pupils have grasped the concepts and techniques. However, he recently turned to one of his former Marietta College art professors — Sara Alway Rosenstock — to provide additional context for the material he has been...
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Social Justice Speaker Series added for spring

January 8, 2015 | Social Justice
Marietta College’s Office of Civic Engagement has organized a Social Justice Speaker Series for the Spring 2015 semester, and it will begin on Martin Luther King Day — Monday, Jan. 19. Dr. Jamie Moshin, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, will discuss “Difference, Power & Privilege in the Wake of MLK’s Legacy.
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Petroleum Engineering professor receives distinguished service award

August 26, 2009 | 2009
The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) recently announced that Marietta College Professor Dr. Robert Chase has been selected as one of three recipients of the 2009 SPE Distinguished Service Award.   The SPE Distinguished Service Award recognizes contributions to the society that exhibit such exceptional devotion of time, effort, thought,...
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Marietta College establishes Phi Theta Kappa scholarship

August 28, 2017 | Phi Theta Kappa
Marietta College, one of the nation’s top liberal arts institutions, has instituted a new scholarship for Phi Theta Kappa honor society members. Steve Lazowski, Vice President for Enrollment Management, said Marietta College is committed to attracting the best and brightest transfer students from two-year colleges. Each scholarship is a one-...
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Rickey Scholars make instant connection through physics, humor

November 30, 2012 | Rickey Scholars
Before arriving on campus in August, this year’s four Rickey Scholars didn’t know much about each other. In less than one semester, London Bortell ’16 (Vienna, W.Va.), Austin Burns ’16 (Stockport, Ohio), Casey McGuire ’16 (Mingo Junction, Ohio) and Mike Muzilla ’16 (Wadsworth, Ohio) have become the closest friends.
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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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College announces Fall 2014 Physics Colloquium schedule

August 22, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College’s Fall 2014 Physics Colloquium Series kicks off Sept. 19 with Ohio University’s Dr. Douglas Clowe, who is the Director of the Astrophysical Institute. Each fall speaker will begin at noon in Rickey 166. Pizza and drinks will be provided and each event is free and open to the public.
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Marietta to begin offering Teacher Leadership Certificate in fall

March 17, 2008 | 2008
As the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business celebrates its 20th anniversary, the program's leaders continue to develop new ways of enriching the experience of Marietta College's students.
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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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Education pioneer chosen to deliver 181st Founders Day keynote address

January 4, 2016 | Founders Day 2016
Dr. Henry “Doc” Holliday ’70, who has more than 35 years of experience in both higher education and public school education, will deliver the keynote address at Marietta College’s 181st Founders Day on Feb. 18. Founders Day will begin at 7 p.m. with the presentation of faculty awards in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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College hires Associate Dean to improve student involvement

September 24, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College’s Office of Campus Involvement has seen major changes over the recent summer months: a new title, a new office space and a new Associate Dean of Students at the helm.
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