Lambda Chi Alpha collects and donates 2,000 pounds of food

December 1, 2016 | Greek Life
Marietta College’s Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, with the assistance of the Marietta community and College community, recently collected 2,000 pounds of food items that will be donated to local food pantries. “I could not be happier with all of the work done by so many of the members in the community,” said Robert Felton ’18 (Wheeling, West...
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Langel plays key roles in helping women’s soccer, women’s hockey negotiate labor deals

October 2, 2017 | Outcomes
Having gone down this path 20 years earlier, John B. Langel ’70 was the right person for the women on the U.S. Women’s Hockey Team to contact.
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Recent graduate earns CPA’s Elijah Watt Sells Award

September 19, 2016 | Awards
It’s such a miniscule number it almost doesn’t seem real; 0.0008. That’s the percentage of CPA candidates who won the 2015 Elijah Watt Sells Award — given to those who obtained a cumulative average score above 95.50 across all four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination, passed all four sections on their first attempt and completed testing...
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Marietta College celebrates the opening of new music therapy program

October 23, 2017 | Music Therapy
As is true for most alumni, Marietta College is the root of countless meaningful moments for Don and Leslie Straub Ritter. In addition to earning their degrees, the Ritters also gained lifelong friends, made lasting memories, and also met and married each other on the historic campus. On Friday, the couple made and shared yet another memory...
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CANCELED: Retired Marine Major General to speak at Marietta College

February 4, 2014 | Board of Trustees
Maj. Gen. Chris Cortez ’71, a member of Marietta College’s Board of Trustees, will be speaking on campus from 5-6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13. (CANCELED: Mr. Cortez was not able to make it to Marietta because of inclement weather) Cortez, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps for more than 33 years, will speak in the Alma McDonough Auditorium, and...
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Associate Director of Major Gifts becomes CFRE certified

June 11, 2019 | Advancement
Marietta College’s Douglas M. Evans has been named a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) by CFRE International. Evans, Associate Director of Major Gifts for Marietta College, joins more than 6,300 professionals around the world who hold the CFRE designation.
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Ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for Music Therapy facilities

October 13, 2017 | Music Therapy
Ten months after receiving a generous $1 million gift from Don '81 and Leslie Straub Ritter '85, Marietta College is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the renovated space housing Music Therapy facilities and a recording studio at 4:30 p.m., Friday, October 20th. The facilities are located in McKinney Hall are part of the...
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Robert Evans Internship award winner to work in Chicago this summer

April 29, 2019 | Internship
Ashley Klopfenstein ’20 (Cicero, Indiana) has competed in PioBiz, studied abroad and will represent the student body as a member of the Student Government Association next academic year. But her most exciting day as a Marietta College student may be when she learned she was awarded the Robert Evans Internship Endowment, which will provide...
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Schaly ’84 shines at College World Series as an umpire

September 26, 2016 | NCAA
Jim Schaly ’84 thought he was his own harshest critic. Then he umpired in the 2016 College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska, and found out someone else likes to critique his work. “After every game, mom (Sue Knicely Schaly ’62) would call me and tell me about every call I missed,” said Jim, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary...
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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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Keller ’99 uses sign language to connect students with schoolwork

February 1, 2013 | Sign Language
In Caryn Clevenger Keller’s field, words take on a much greater meaning than the two-dimensional black and white marks on a page — they work together to form visual concepts and messages. They have three dimensions.
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College welcomes back Dr. Douglas Greene ’62 as first Entrepreneur-in-Residence

February 25, 2019 | Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Dr. Douglas Greene ’62 is a man of action. He built a career on it and now, in retirement, he’s sharing his knowledge with others. “My thought process is if there’s a problem I’ll see if there’s a solution,” he said. “If not, why shouldn’t I just do it?”
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Eleven seniors make up Marietta College’s homecoming court

October 10, 2016 | Homecoming
On Wednesday, Marietta College’s student body will begin voting for the 2016 Homecoming queen and king during the lunch and dinner hours at Gilman Dining Hall. The 2016 Homecoming Court is made up of five potential queens and six potential kings. Voting will be held from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 5:00-8:00 p.m. on both Thursday, October 13th...
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PioNation ranks 4th in Division III men's basketball home attendance

August 9, 2017 | Men's Basketball
There's no place like home. Marietta College ranked in the Top 5 of NCAA Division III schools in home men's basketball attendance for the second straight season. The Pioneers averaged 1,251 fans per game last winter, good for fourth in the country. This is Marietta's highest ever ranking among the annual attendance leaders.
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Alumna to be recognized for her dedication to hearing loss community

October 1, 2012 | news2012
Barbara Garneau Kelley ’81 began volunteering for the Hearing Loss Association of America in 1988 after she moved to the Washington, D.C., area in search of a job.
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Third annual Day of Giving to take place Feb. 14

February 13, 2019 | Day of Giving
Marietta College’s third annual Day of Giving is here! This online, one-day event encourages The Long Blue Line to show their love and make a difference by making a donation. From midnight EST to 11:59 p.m. on February 14th, we’re asking Pioneers and their friends to spread the word and show that #MCGivesLuv by making a gift of any size to...
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Study puts Marietta among top colleges, universities in student success

September 29, 2016 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College ranks No. 221 nationally in the inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education survey of more than 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities released this week.
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Marietta College among Money’s ‘Best Colleges for Your Money’

July 13, 2017 | Annual Rankings
  In the first college rankings of 2017-18, Marietta College has been included in Money magazine’s inaugural list of The Best Colleges for Your Money. Marietta is ranked 562nd out of the 711 schools that received a ranking. The list examined 2,400 four-year colleges and universities nationwide. The magazine states the rankings “are the...
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Departments using social media outlets to connect

November 30, 2010 | Social Media
Elbowing their way out of what was once a forum for friends to talk about weekend plans, today’s social networking sites have transformed into tools that colleges are using to recruit new students, heighten the educational experience of current students and to bring alumni back into the fold.
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Former student-athlete replaces mentor at her childhood dental office

December 20, 2018 | Outcomes
Returning to Ashtabula was not something Mattie Stowell ’14 was looking to do. Still, after graduating from Ohio State’s College of Dentistry in 2018, Stowell immediately found herself back at a place that she was very familiar with, her hometown dental office, Ashtabula Dental Associates.
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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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Lab Rat: Meredith Rogers Dubelman ’07 excels as engineer with GE Additive

April 21, 2017 | STEM
Behind the closed doors of the research laboratory is where Meredith Rogers Dubelman ’07 is in her element. As an Advanced Lead Engineer with GE Additive, Meredith is still getting her hands dirty doing research and development. OK, maybe her hands don’t get as dirty these days as much of her work is done with 3-D printing technology. “I...
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Approximately 300 to graduate at 173rd commencement on May 9

April 29, 2010 | Commencement 2010
Many changes have taken place at Marietta College since the group of more than 400 incoming freshmen began moving into their residence halls on a sunny and hot Thursday mid-August morning. Dawes Memorial Library was replaced with the Legacy Library, the Anderson Hancock Planetarium opened, the Legacy Campaign successfully came to a close,...
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