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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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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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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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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Ninth annual All Scholars Day offers a variety of educational opportunities

April 10, 2019 | All Scholars Day
On Thursday, April 18th, not a single class will be conducted on Marietta College’s campus. However, it would be easy to make an argument that more learning and academic pursuits will take place than any other day throughout the year. Marietta College is conducting its ninth annual All Scholars Day, which is a campus-wide celebration of...
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Land & Energy Management program earns AAPL accreditation

February 14, 2018
Marietta College’s Land & Energy Management program, which became a major in 2014, recently received a five-year accreditation from the American Association of Professional Landmen. “Receiving full accreditation from AAPL validates the growing and improved program Marietta offers in that the national professional organization has...
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Marietta once again featured in Princeton Review rankings

August 22, 2016 | Princeton Review
Princeton Review’s 2017 issue of The Best 381 Colleges includes Marietta College among the best Midwestern colleges. The new listings were released earlier this week. The nationally known education services company recommends Marietta as one of 156 institutions in 12 states it named to its “Best in the Midwest” list for 2017. A total of 649...
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Political science professor addressing local AAUW on March 11

March 2, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Dr. Jacqueline DeLaat, a McCoy Professor of political science, will address the local chapter of the American Association of University Women at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 11. The gathering will be held at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Fourth and Scammel streets, Marietta. DeLaat will speak on "Women's Political Participation and...
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PioPitch returns with MOVEE special edition on Sept. 27

September 24, 2018
Marietta College’s 2018-19 PioPitch program will feature 13 presenters on five dates, starting with a special Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo edition at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, September 27th, in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. The presenters are Drew Tanner, Director of Marketing for Peoples Bank Theatre, and Geoff Schenkel and...
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Branford Marsalis Quartet close out 2016-17 Esbenshade Series on April 23rd

April 11, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The Branford Marsalis Quartet, along with guest vocalist Kurt Elling, will wrap up the 2016-17 Esbenshade Series at Marietta College on Sunday, April 23rd, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are sold out.
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Students develop bond, gain appreciation while mentoring autistic youngsters

March 28, 2014 | news2014
Trying to crack through the maze of an autistic mind is no easy task. Doctors and scientists have been working on this for years with some success, but no one has truly cracked the code. Pat Tegge ’14 (Glenshaw, Pa.), along with four other Marietta College peer mentors, may not have any concrete answers but they did learn first-hand this...
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Marietta College to host open house highlighting graduate programs

April 5, 2019 | Open House
In addition to having nearly 50 undergraduate majors, Marietta College is also home to three advanced-degree programs that prepare graduates for thriving careers in health-related professions. From 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, April 14, Marietta will shine the spotlight on its Physician Assistant Studies, Psychology and Clinical Mental Health...
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Women’s Speaker Series to debut at Marietta College on Jan. 31st

January 17, 2018 | Women's Speaker Series
During the 2018 Spring Semester, Marietta College will unveil the Women’s Speaker Series — which will feature women faculty presenting on influential women from their respective fields.
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Students return to campus for fall semester

August 29, 2016 | Back to School
The lull of summer break has come to a close and campus has once again become a bustling place with students and faculty ready for another great academic year. Throughout the day, students stopped into the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center for Pioneer Connect to have their schedules verified, obtain parking permits, learn about resources such as...
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Communication and Media Studies chair makes presentation in Oxford

September 16, 2005 | 2005
Dr. Jack Hillwig, professor and chairman of the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Marietta College, recently made a presentation on book design and chaired two discussion sessions on books at the Third International Conference on the Book held at Oxford Brookes University in Oxford, England.
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Marietta comes in at No. 50 in annual Washington Monthly rankings

August 28, 2018 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has placed 50th in a national ranking of baccalaureate colleges across the United States in regards to an institution’s contribution to the public good. The Washington Monthly 2018 College Guide and Rankings assesses institutions based on social mobility (graduation rate, first-generation performance, net price rank),...
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