Michael Garriga selected as inaugural Carol Lucas Visiting Author

February 11, 2019 | English
Marietta College will be hosting Michael Garriga as its inaugural Carol L. Lucas ’70 Visiting Author. Garriga will be giving a public reading at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 28th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium with a question and answer session following his work.
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Assistant Director of Tutoring earns new professional certification

September 25, 2017 | ARC
Keira Hambrick, the Assistant Director of Tutoring Services at Marietta College, was recently awarded the designation of a Level 3 Certified Learning Center Professional by the National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA). The NCLCA offers four levels of Learning Center Leadership Certification that individuals can apply for based on...
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Marietta receives Career Ready Internship Grant for $321,687

November 4, 2015 | Internships
Marietta College will be able to increase the number of paid internship opportunities offered to students thanks to a $321,687 Career Ready Internship Grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation.
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Marietta’s Physician Assistant Studies Program reaches new accreditation achievement

May 25, 2018 | Accreditation
Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Program — a graduate-level program — has achieved a major milestone with recognition by the national accrediting body that reviews PA programs. Marietta’s program, which was started in 2002, was recently granted Accreditation-Continued status by the Accreditation Review Committee on Education for the...
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Marietta College professors earn McCoy designation

January 23, 2017 | McCoy Professor
When Dr. Alane Sanders first learned she was selected to be a McCoy Associate Professor of Communication, her first instinct was to tell her students. “I felt we had earned the honor together and I wanted them to feel that sense of accomplishment,” she said.
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Forensics Team excited to return to nationals

March 5, 2013 | 2013
For the second consecutive year, Marietta College's Forensics Team and Director of Forensics Dr. Tomeka Robinson will travel to St. Louis for the annual Pi Kappa Delta National Honorary Forensics Association Tournament and Convention.
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Marietta professor presents workshop at FINT conference

February 4, 2019 | Faculty
Marietta College’s Grace Johnson, McCoy Professor of Management and Accounting, presented a workshop at the 10th FINT conference in St. Gallen, Switzerland, from January 9-12. FINT, the First International Network on Trust, is comprised of a small group of trust researchers from around the globe. Johnson’s 75-minute workshop, “Writing Trust...
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Marietta remains in Top 10 of U.S. News’ annual rankings

September 12, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College placed eighth among Best Regional Colleges in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report survey, released today. Marietta, which shared the No. 8 spot last year with Dordt College, is tied with the Iowa school again. Each have overall scores of 83. This is the 33rd consecutive year Marietta has made the Top 10 list. Overall,...
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Tropical experience helps students relate to conservational leadership

June 5, 2015 | Education Abroad
From seeing howler monkeys and stingrays up close and personal, to experiencing the diverse and unique ecosystems of a dry forest, cloud forest and rainforest, the three weeks that Nell ’18 (Perry, Ohio) and Hayley Cormack ’18 (Perry, Ohio) spent in Central America will be a time they will never forget.
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Petroleum Engineering student earns Robert Evans Internship Award

May 7, 2018 | Evans internship
Marietta College’s Alex Petrovski ’20 (Stow, Ohio) worked hard to earn an internship this summer with Chevron’s Drilling and Completions Department in Houston.
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Remembering the milestone moments of 2016

December 16, 2016 | Year in Review
A look at Marietta College’s 2016 year in review has the potential of journeying on to be a 366-day highlight reel (yes, adding to the highlights was the fact that 2016 was a leap year).
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College's Honors Program offers students a variety of cultural events

December 20, 2018 | Honors Program
Students accepted to the Honors Program as incoming freshmen have already displayed their commitment to academic excellence, which is why the program is designed to help stretch the student experience well beyond the comfort zone of a classroom. Dr. David Brown, Director of the Honors Program, recently returned with a group of Honors and...
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Marietta welcomes 10 new faculty for 2017-18

August 27, 2017
Marietta College has announced the hiring of 10 new full-time faculty members in eight different academic disciplines for the 2017-18 academic year. Yadira Albornoz comes to Marietta as an Assistant Professor and Program Director of Music Therapy. Albornoz has practiced music therapy for more than 27 years, while also being an accomplished...
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Marietta students receive Grand Prize honor from NBS

Student broadcasters from Marietta College’s WCMO-TV were recently awarded a Grand Prize honor from the National Broadcasting Society. Marietta won in the undergraduate electronic media competition for their election coverage in the fall, which included a debate between Congressman Bill Johnson and challenger Jennifer Garrison.
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Annual Shakespeare Conference returns to Marietta June 28-30

June 5, 2019 | English
The world’s most famous playwright is coming to Marietta. At the end of June, the Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference will return to Marietta College for the first time since 2012. This is the 43rd annual meeting of the OVSC, a regional academic organization. The weekend will include expert speakers, workshops run by American Shakespeare...
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Education Department honors students with annual awards

April 25, 2018 | Education
Marietta College’s Education Department recently recognized 10 students with a variety of honors during their spring awards program.
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Looking at ways to enhance GIS offerings at Marietta College

December 14, 2016 | GIS
Zach Pope ’17 (Mechanicsburg, Ohio) had a cursory understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), but he wanted to learn more. Then he heard Dr. Matt Young, Professor of History, planned to teach a course in it and Pope had to give it a try.
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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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College welcomes former Congresswoman to campus for one week in April

December 19, 2018 | Woodrow Wilson Fellow
Marjorie Margolies, a former journalist and Democratic politician from Pennsylvania, will visit Marietta College from April 1-5 as a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow. She'll be making a keynote address at 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 5th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Margolies' visit is being coordinated by...
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Keynote speaker for 2nd annual MOV Entrepreneurship Expo keynote

August 4, 2017 | MOVEE
Organizers of the second annual Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo, which will be held on the Marietta College campus on Friday, Sept. 29, are pleased to announce this year’s keynote speakers will be Carol Roth and Chip Pickering. Roth, who will make her presentation at 1 p.m., is the creator of the Future File legacy planning system, a “...
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Celebrating academic achievement

April 15, 2015 | All Scholars Day
With all classes canceled at Marietta College on Wednesday, Joe Andler ’15 spent his morning making homemade ice cream outside in the Kremer Amphitheatre. But his preparation techniques were a little unconventional.
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New program helps international students speak fluent English

May 21, 2019 | Students
For Marietta College’s international students, learning to speak fluent English is important from an academic standpoint but it’s important for social reasons, too. Organizers of the English Conversation Partner program say the more confident International students are in their ability to carry on casual conversations, the easier it will be...
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Marietta faculty, students headed to 54th annual MBAA International Conference

April 5, 2018 | Business & Economics
When the 54th annual MBAA International Conference opens in Chicago on April 18th, Marietta College will be well represented. Four faculty members and three students will attend the three-day conference at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel, and all of them are making presentations or serving as panelists during discussions. Marietta faculty who...
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McCoy Scholar finds comfort, fun challenges at Marietta College

December 9, 2016 | McCoy Scholar
Lily Riffle ’20 understands pain. Excruciating pain. In middle school, her older brother, Julian, died at the age of 22. During the first two years of high school, she missed weeks of classes because of an illness. And just when everything seemed to be fine, her life was shattered again. “She’s a tough cookie,” says Andra Riffle, Lily’s...
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McDonough Center Dean named interim provost at Marietta

March 22, 2011 | news2011
Dr. Gama Perruci, Dean of the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business, will serve a two-year term as Interim Provost and Dean of the Faculty beginning July 1. President Jean Scott made the announcement to the campus community on Monday, March 21.
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