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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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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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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Marietta College to add Engineering Leadership Certificate Program

November 20, 2013 | news2013
Recognizing the market demand for leaders in the engineering world, Marietta College will begin offering an Engineering Leadership Certificate Program starting in the fall of 2014. The College’s Curriculum Committee approved the new certificate program in October.
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Esbenshade Series wraps season with Havana Cuban All-Stars on March 10th

February 19, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
The final performance of the 2018-19 Esbenshade Series features Asere in the Havana Cuban All-Stars Show at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 10, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The Havana Cuba All-Stars are some of Cuba’s greatest musicians. The All-Stars will be performing “Nights in Old Havana” with Banda “Asere” and Bailes de...
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College hosts musicians from the Stone Forest

October 7, 2017 | Manhu
Being able to watch a performance by a visiting band of Chinese folk musicians just before lunch is exactly the type of experiences that Graham Nesselrode ’21 (Vienna, West Virginia) has come to expect at Marietta College.  
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Former bank CEO to be honored during College’s 181st Founders Day

February 12, 2016 | Founders Day 2016
James A. Meagle Jr., a long-time fan and supporter of Marietta College athletics who died in 2015, will receive the 2016 Community Service Award during the annual Founders Day celebration on Thursday, Feb. 18.
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Marietta among 46 Teacher Prep Programs recognized for National Excellence in Educator Prep

June 14, 2018 | Accreditation
The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) announced today that Marietta College is one of 46 providers from 22 states and Puerto Rico to receive accreditation for their educator preparation programs. Dr. Dottie Erb, who was Chair of Marietta College’s Education Department from 2000-18, said the College received a full...
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Management journal selects Marietta professor’s paper for publication

February 15, 2017 | Faculty News
Marietta College’s Assistant Professor of Management John Fazio co-authored a paper that has been recently approved for publication in the journal Management Decision.  The paper is titled “The Role of Affective Commitment in the Relationship Between Social Support and Turnover Intention.”
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Education Department receives top marks from NCTQ report

June 24, 2013 | news2013
Marietta College has earned top national marks in an examination of university teacher preparation programs released this week by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ).
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