College excited to offer five new majors starting in Fall 2019

June 3, 2019 | Majors
This fall, Marietta College’s students will see some major — as well as some minor — additions to their educational opportunities. In keeping with the increasingly diverse academic interests of students, Marietta will offer five new majors, six new minors and one new graduate program. These new additions build on the more than 50 majors,...
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Marietta College inducts six into Sigma Tau Delta; one into Sigma Delta Pi

April 17, 2018 | English
Marietta College’s Department of English & Modern Languages recently inducted six students into Sigma Tau Delta and one student into Sigma Delta Pi as part of a larger awards program on April 3 in the Prince Forum. The students inducted into Sigma Tau Delta were Brianna Dietry ’19 (Doylestown, Ohio), Rachel Ewing ’20 (Stockton,...
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Faculty, students honored during annual Founders Day celebration

February 28, 2011 | Founders Day 2011
Customary during Marietta College’s annual Founders Day Convocation, faculty and students were recognized with special awards during the ceremony on Feb. 17 in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Marietta College President Jean A. Scott welcomed faculty, administration, trustees, emeriti faculty and honored guests who gathered to celebrate the...
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College honors 16 students during December Graduation Celebration

December 10, 2018 | December Graduation
Between the timely humor, thoughtful well wishes and emotional reactions, Marietta College’s 2018 December Graduation Celebration lived up to the expectations. The informal event, which was held on Sunday, December 9th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium, brought together students who are graduating after 3 ½ years and those who took a little...
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Esbenshade Series returns for 37th season, features exciting performers

August 1, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
Marietta College is excited to team up with the Peoples Bank Theatre again to bring the entire community another exciting season of Esbenshade Series performances, which begin on Sunday, Sept. 17. The 37th season is highlighted by three musical performances, as well as best-selling author J.D. Vance and the talented dancers of Ailey II.
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College ready for presentations during fifth annual All Scholars Day

April 8, 2015 | All Scholars Day
On a day when almost every class is cancelled at Marietta College, the value of learning and research is not overlooked. Instead, the campus will be abuzz with academic discussions and presentations during the fifth annual All Scholars Day, which begins at 7:45 a.m. with registration and includes 140 unique presentations and exhibitions.
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Marietta College inducts four students into communications honorary

May 13, 2019 | Lambda Pi Eta
Marietta College’s Department of Communication recently inducted four students into the communication honorary Lambda Pi Eta. The students who were inducted included Kelsey Carver ’20 (Bellville, Ohio), MacKenzie Marshall ’19 (Sardis, Ohio), Embrey Roberts ’21 (Marietta, Ohio) and Kayla Tomlin ’20 (Sardinia, Ohio).
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Downing chosen to participate in History Seminar on ‘The Civil War and American Memory’

April 2, 2018 | history
Marietta College is pleased to announce that Brandon Downing, Assistant Professor of History, is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History to participate in a special American history seminar on “The Civil War and American Memory...
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Leadership professor joins VoiceAmerica program on Jan. 10th

December 8, 2016 | VoiceAmerica
Dr. Gama Perruci, Dean of Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business, is a guest speaker on the VoiceAmerica program, “Innovative Leaders: Driving Thriving Organizations,” which will be aired in early in 2017. Perruci was joined by Aldo Boitano, who brings 25 years in top management, marketing and sales positions, on the...
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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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Modern Languages professor publishes article in international book

November 19, 2018 | Modern Languages
Samuel Cruz, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages at Marietta College, has recently published an article in the Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex, and Latin American Culture. The article, “Class, Gender, Race in Recent Filmic Urban Brazilian Spaces,” looks at two recent Brazilian Films and their portrayal of Sao Paulo — South America’s...
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National conference is an eye-opening experience for Advertising & Public Relations student

June 27, 2017 | Student News
When it comes to learning about an industry’s newest advancements and constantly changing climate as well as having the opportunity to network with and get advice from leaders in the field, nothing beats attending a national conference. After attending the 2017 ADAMERICA Conference from June 7-10 in New Orleans with Assistant Professor of...
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What’s your goal?

March 11, 2015 | news2015
Marietta College offers more than 40 majors that will help you fulfill your professional goals. In addition to focusing on a major, Marietta students also receive a solid liberal arts education, which bolsters critical thinking skills as well as writing skills. Here are some you could consider:
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2000 graduate to serve as Schwartz Leader-in-Residence in 2019-20

May 2, 2019 | Leadership
Jaime Cleland '00 will return to Marietta College next school year as the 2019-20 Schwartz Leader-in-Residence. Currently, she is an acquisitions editor at the Modern Language Association where she works with college professors to develop books on teaching. Cleland will come to campus to lead workshops and projects involving publishing and...
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Oil & Gas CEO to deliver Marietta College’s commencement address

March 7, 2018 | Commencement 2018
It would seem that someone as accomplished as Don Ritter ’81 couldn’t be flabbergasted. However, that’s exactly what happened when Marietta College President William N. Ruud asked Ritter to deliver the commencement address to nearly 250 graduates on May 6th in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center.
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Medieval castle, permanent make up topics of next PioPitch

November 14, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Marietta College's PioPitch program, an entrepreneur-focused initiative, will feature Bill Grizer and Martha Jones from 4:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday, November 17th, in Thomas 124. In this session of PioPitch, Grizer and Jones will present their recent entrepreneurial activities and seek audience feedback.
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International Leadership Studies major named 20th McCoy Scholar

November 7, 2018 | McCoy Scholar
By the time Rowan Henderson-Bernard ’22 (Columbus, Ohio) found Marietta College, she had already told herself and her mother, Julie Henderson, that her college search was done. “I was really over the whole process and told my mom ... to kindly stop sending me links to new programs and schools,” she said. Rowan’s college search was over,...
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Marietta students excel on Putnam Mathematics Competition

May 30, 2017 | Math
  Two Marietta College students exhibited their mathematical prowess with their performances at the 77th annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematics Competition during the 2016-17 academic year. The North American math contest for college students requires participants to spend six hours, in two sittings, trying to solve 12 problems. Daniel...
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College to honor Dr. Krause ’47 at 180th Founders Day celebration

January 30, 2015 | Founders Day 2015
There are few alumni who are as notable or who gave back as much to Marietta College as Dr. Richard M. Krause ’47. Because of Krause’s distinguished career as well as his close involvement with Marietta College, he will be honored at the school’s 180th Founders Day ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 12. The program begins at 7 p.m. and also includes...
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Finn, Undersander win top prize during final round of PioBiz

April 26, 2019 | PioBiz
Great ideas don’t always come from a great moment. Rebekah Finn ’19 (Cincinnati, Ohio) didn’t come up with the concept for Providing Pawsable until after her freshman year at Marietta College when she was diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS). EDS is a connective tissue disorder that leads to unstable joints and fragile skin.
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PioBiz’s Proof of Concept stage allows students to show off entrepreneurial mindset

February 21, 2018 | Entrepreneurship
Courtney Knoch ’18 (Marietta, Ohio) has had the idea for a food truck park in Marietta for a little while. It wasn’t until the second round of Marietta College’s PioBiz-Proof of Concept that she was confident it could work. The English major placed first in the competition and was awarded $330 to put toward her idea. She also won an...
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s forthcoming project focuses on one of Marietta’s forefathers

September 30, 2016 | history
A figure closely tied to the establishment of the city of Marietta and of Marietta College is the focus of historical author David McCullough’s forthcoming book. The two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author visited with members of Marietta College’s History Department and Legacy Library recently to announce his latest project, which will...
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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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Actress, writer shares challenges of being a woman of color in Hollywood

October 19, 2018 | Diversity & Inclusion
When actress and writer Bianca Sams sits in a writing room, she is often the only person under the age of 40, and the only woman of color. She said these differences present a challenge unforeseen in her job description, and she believes it becomes her duty to act as a whistleblower — speaking out for the groups who are often marginalized in...
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16 seniors inducted into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

May 3, 2017 | Phi Beta Kappa
Sixteen 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 Trustee Conference Room on Monday, May 1.
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