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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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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College receives more than $1.5 million bequest from Rieffenbergers

July 10, 2017 | Advancement
Marietta College today announced it has received a bequest for $1,506,465.07 from the estate of Joseph C. and Mary Moore Adams Rieffenberger ’39, which establishes an endowment to support “academic programs for the Legacy Library.” The gift creates an endowed fund named the “Joseph C. & Mary Moore Adams Rieffenberger Fund.”
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Students encouraged to ‘Treat Yourself to Homecoming 2010’

October 6, 2010 | Homecoming
Whether or not you are an alumnus of Marietta College, Homecoming is a busy and exciting time to be on campus. Although the weekend of Homecoming is primarily dedicated to alumni, the week leading up is all about the current students.
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In Memoriam: Dr. John R. Michel (1939-2018)

May 17, 2018 | Faculty News
Without a doubt, Dr. John Michel exemplified the type of professor who inspired his peers with his passion for teaching, his field, and the overall liberal arts experiential learning that makes Marietta a pioneer among all other institutions.
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County’s Visitation Center to reopen under leadership of MC professor

August 29, 2016 | news16
Dr. Mary Barnas never gave up on the notion that the Washington County Supervised Visitation Center would be up and running again. Her belief in the value of the program was recently rewarded. The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services provided a large grant to the Washington County Healthier Buckeye Council that was submitted by the...
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Philanthropist, business leader to deliver 2017 Commencement Address

March 15, 2017 | Commencement 2017
Robert R. Dyson ’68, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at The Dyson-Kissner-Moran Corporation, will deliver the address at Marietta College’s 2017 Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 7.
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Marietta celebrates Pioneer Pride Day

August 28, 2009 | 175th anniversary
Perhaps Doug Jessmer ’94 would have been awake anyways a few minutes past midnight Friday, Aug. 28, cradling his beautiful 6-month-old baby girl, Olivia, in his arms. And perhaps he would have been wearing his Marietta T-shirt anyway. But here at Marietta College, we’re positive Doug was purposefully showing his support for his alma mater on...
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Class of 2018 remembered for the positive impact it made at Marietta College

May 6, 2018 | Commencement 2018
Following countless tests, papers and projects, Marietta College’s Class of 2018 received a new assignment from commencement speaker, Donald G. Ritter ’81, on Sunday afternoon.
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Marietta experiences helped 2015 graduate find, adjust to first job

January 26, 2017 | Alumna
Her four years at Marietta College were anything but typical. Alina Kielbasa ’15 studied abroad multiple times, was a McDonough Scholar, a member of Sigma Kappa sorority and a volunteer piano teacher. Still, as Kielbasa was applying for jobs and looking at graduate programs in her final months at Marietta, she couldn’t decide what should...
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College's third class of Physician Assistant students graduate

September 7, 2006 | news2006
Dr. Gloria Stewart, director of the Marietta College Physician Assistant Studies Program, is pleased to announce that the 21 members of the third class of master's students completed their degree requirements in early August.
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Cybersecurity expert to speak at annual Krause Lecture in Science

March 23, 2018 | Cybersecurity
It's almost impossible not to hear or read something about cybersecurity these days, and issues related to it are on the rise. The 2018 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science at Marietta College will focus on “What’s wrong with your pa$$word?” as Dr. Lorrie Cranor delivers the address at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 10th, in the Alma...
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Ambassador from Barbados to deliver Commencement address in May

February 6, 2015 | Commencement15
John Beale ’71, the Barbados Ambassador to the United States, will deliver the keynote address at Marietta College’s 178th Commencement on Sunday, May 3.
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Alumnus excited to speak during Founders Day ceremony

January 23, 2017 | Alumni
When Dr. Robert Boswell ’73 was a student at Marietta College, he heard about Founders Day though he didn’t know much about it. Now, the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement at the University of Colorado-Boulder, is excited to return and be the keynote speaker at the 182nd Founders Day on Thursday, Feb. 16.
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Recent graduate makes instant connection with current students during visit to campus

March 1, 2018 | Alumni
Bryn Perkey ’13 had a simple goal when he returned to campus recently — say something that relates to today’s students. “I remember having alumni or a more senior executive speak at a class, and I could tell it was difficult sometimes for them to connect with a younger generation,” Perkey said. “I was excited to come back and speak with...
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Forbes places Marietta among best U.S. Colleges

August 5, 2014 | Annual Rankings
Forbes Magazine ranks Marietta College among “America’s Top Colleges,” according to its 2014 rankings, which were released recently. Marietta is ranked 414th overall in this year’s Forbes’ ranking of the 650 best colleges and universities in the nation. Marietta also ranks 18th among all Ohio four-year schools.
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Marietta appears in Forbes.com rankings for 12th consecutive year

September 6, 2019 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has once again been recognized among “America’s Top Colleges,” in an annual report published by Forbes.com. Of the approximately 4,300 degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the United States, Forbes ranks 650 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students...
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Graphic Design professor teaches former student’s high school class

December 15, 2016 | Outreach
Teaching graphic design to students at Trinity High School in Garfield Heights, Ohio, Sean Kenny ’12 believes many of his pupils have grasped the concepts and techniques. However, he recently turned to one of his former Marietta College art professors — Sara Alway Rosenstock — to provide additional context for the material he has been...
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Roger Patterson ’62 embraces life in a college town

May 15, 2014 | The Marietta Fund
Roger Patterson ’62 couldn’t imagine living in a community that didn’t have a college.
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Physician Assistant Program graduates 16th class

From June 2017 to July 2019, the 37 students who earned their Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Marietta College on Saturday helped to deliver 184 babies, examined 74,451 patients, completed 1,001 exams and administered 1,056 shots.
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Advancement member looks forward to new role

December 2, 2016 | Advancement
A familiar face at Marietta College is settling into a new role in the Office of Advancement. Kelli Lewis has been selected to serve as the Associate Director of Advancement and Stewardship. She previously was an Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement in charge of mailings. “Kelli will work with major and planned gift officers on mailings...
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Alumna uses her professional experience to defend the Carolina shoreline

October 3, 2017 | Environment
Peg Howell ’77 was the first woman petroleum engineer to drill oil wells in the Gulf of Mexico and worked for years in the energy industry before starting a consulting firm geared toward developing senior executives in Fortune 500 companies.
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Marietta Fund participation goal within reach during final week of fiscal year

June 24, 2019 | Advancement
Marietta College alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends have sent a clear and distinct message about their passion and endorsement of the institution through their level of monetary support over the past 12 months.
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