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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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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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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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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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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In Memoriam: Judith Dunn (1946-2018)

September 14, 2018 | In Memoriam
Judith (Judy) Lynn Lamp Dunn spent 34 years working at Marietta College as an Administrative Assistant in the Rickey Science Center. During her tenure at the college, she was known for doing everything from ordering chemicals, live mice, dead cats, and pizza to managing countless student workers and running endless errands, from serving as...
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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 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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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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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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