Marietta’s Physician Assistant program graduates 14th class

July 22, 2017 | Commencement 2017
As more than 250 family and friends packed into the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, a steady rain — along with lightning and thunder — fell outside as Marietta College conducted its 14th Physician Assistant graduation ceremony. The 36 graduates join a special group of The Long Blue Line, as only 351 others who have earned the degree from the...
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Physician Assistant graduates meet current Pioneers in Vegas

June 23, 2011 | news2011
For five days, former and current Marietta College physician assistant students met in Las Vegas for the program’s annual alumni event. Led by Clinical Coordinator Penny Rose, the trip served as a great opportunity for the College to communicate with graduates, all the while serving as a strong learning experience for the program’s current...
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Third annual Day of Giving to take place Feb. 14

January 23, 2019 | Day of Giving
Marietta College’s third annual Day of Giving is an online, one-day event that encourages The Long Blue Line to show their love and make a difference for today’s students and Marietta College. “February 14 is the perfect day to share your love by supporting Marietta,” said Kathryn Gloor, senior director of annual giving. “This is a fun and...
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Marietta recognized by College Factual as one of the best in nation

September 8, 2016 | Annual Rankings
It’s no secret that Marietta College offers students a top-notch liberal arts education, plenty of experiential learning opportunities and close relationships with faculty and staff. This month, College Factual added hard numbers that back up the quality education students receive at Marietta through its annual ranking system. Marietta was...
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Business leader, Trustee offers inspiring words to 173rd graduating class

May 10, 2010 | Commencement 2010
With close to 300 graduates in attendance and approximately 2,000 friends and family attending Marietta College’s 173rd Commencement ceremony Sunday (May 9, 2010), keynote speaker Joe Chlapaty H’10 was the only thing standing between the graduates and their diplomas.
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Veteran political analyst Jeff Greenfield speaking to campus, alumni about turbulent events of 1968 (and today)

September 10, 2018 | Homecoming 2018
Jeff Greenfield, a veteran political, media and culture reporter and analyst, will be on Marietta College’s campus from October 10th-12th speaking with multiple classes and making a special presentation to the Class of 1968 during Homecoming festivities. The focus of Greenfield’s visit is to discuss the tumultuous activities of 1968, a year...
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Marietta jumps 63 spots in latest Money Magazine rankings

August 1, 2016 | rankings1617
Money magazine has once again recognized Marietta College as one of The Best Colleges for Your Money, according to the publication’s inaugural list that was recently released. The magazine states the rankings "are the first to combine the most accurate pricing estimates available with students’ likely earnings after graduation and a unique...
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Physics senior named winner of 2020 Laura Scott Etter Prize

April 30, 2020 | Class of 2020
When it came to completing his senior capstone project, Ben Pratt ’20 (Tallmadge, Ohio) was up for a challenge. The Physics major, who completed work on methanol-derived hydrogen fuel cells, was recognized by the science faculty with the 2020 Laura Scott Etter ’88 Prize.
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Marietta College celebrates Class of 2017 at 180th Commencement

May 7, 2017 | Commencement
Throughout his first year as Marietta College’s President, Dr. William N. Ruud has developed a bond with the student body that is clearly evident. That relationship was on full display during Marietta College’s 180th Commencement ceremony in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on Sunday. It was very clear following Amy Castle ’17 (Columbus,...
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Alumnus wins $1M Super Bowl commercial contest

February 2, 2009 | David Herbert
Dave Herbert '98 doesn't need a crystal ball to see into his future. Herbert, along with his older brother, Joe, are the hottest duo in advertising today after winning $1 million from Doritos in the Frito-Lay product's third annual "Crash the Super Bowl" commercial contest. The Herberts' commercial, which included a crystal ball (actually a...
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Two recent graduates share the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award

May 9, 2018 | Special Collections
Marietta College’s Hailey Bennett ’18 (Marietta, Ohio) and Mandee Young ’18 (Poca, West Virginia) were recently named co-winners of the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award, which is awarded annually by the Legacy Library. Bennett won for her infographic on the Washington County Library, while Young won for her...
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Former Board chair named 2016-17 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence

January 19, 2016 | Leadership
Pat Willis ’70, who led a statewide organization in Georgia that provides research, communication, and advocacy for issues related to children and families, has been named the 2016-17 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence (EIR) at Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business.
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Marietta professor receives Rising Star Award during national convention

April 6, 2020 | Faculty News
A few months into his second year teaching in Marietta College’s Communication Department, Cody Clemens ’13 celebrated two major achievements.
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Shale Crescent USA to speak at Economic Roundtable on March 29

March 15, 2017 | ERT
Jerry James ’80 and Wally Kandel ’87, both representatives of Shale Crescent USA, are scheduled to discuss economic development opportunities in the Mid-Ohio Valley and what’s being done to promote the region around the world, at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Wednesday, March 29th, at the Marietta Country Country Club....
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College to celebrate 181st Commencement ceremony Sunday

May 1, 2018 | Commencement 2018
Four years ago, students from across the country and the world converged on this quaint little river city to begin a truly remarkable journey. From the moment the Class of 2018 signed their shared matriculation book, their paths took many different, life-changing routes, but eventually led them to the stage they will cross on Sunday, May 6th.
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Marietta bids farewell to Class of 2015

May 3, 2015 | Commencement 2015
John Beale ’71 has never been shy of taking a risk, and he wanted to make sure Marietta College’s Class of 2015 understood why it is important to embrace those opportunities when they come around.
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Marietta rowing alumnus gives unprecedented gift to historic rowing program

November 11, 2019 | Rowing
Marietta College alumnus and a former Pioneer Rowing coach, Jeffrey C. Hugel ’77, has given an unprecedented gift to create two major endowments in support of the College’s rowing teams. Hugel has committed to giving $253,000, annually, for the remainder of his lifetime, to establish the Marietta Rowing Coaching Fund and the Marietta Rowing...
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Marietta College receives $1 million gift for Music Therapy program

January 25, 2017 | Music Therapy
Marietta College President William N. Ruud is excited to announce a $1 million gift from Donald G. ’81 and Leslie Straub Ritter ’85 that will help start a Music Therapy program.
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More than 300 MC graduates receive diplomas at 168th commencement

May 9, 2005 | Graduation 2005
Marietta College President Dr. Jean A. Scott and Provost Dr. Sue DeWine handed out more than 300 diplomas Sunday, May 8, during the 168th annual commencement ceremony in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center in front of more than 2,000 family and friends. Senior Carrie Lang of Marietta was awarded the coveted Jewett Oration Prize for her speech “...
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PA Program’s Capstone Course Coordinator driven to help students get published

March 20, 2018 | PA Program
With all of the hard work and long hours that they put in together during class and studying, graduate students in Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Program have a well-deserved reputation of forming special bonds within their cohort, and with the program faculty and staff. And thanks to the mentoring of Dr. John Grosel during their...
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MCAA announces 2014 award winners

September 12, 2014 | MCAA Alumni Awards
Service to others, outstanding professional achievement, and tireless support for alma mater are key themes highlighted in this year’s Marietta College Alumni Association awards set to be presented Homecoming Weekend.
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Marietta College named a 2019 Great College to Work For

September 16, 2019 | Great Colleges to Work For
For a second consecutive year, Marietta College is being recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For program.
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College celebrates first MCGives Day

January 16, 2017 | Advancement
After spending a few weeks away, Marietta College students have returned to their second home.
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Alumni, donors give $24,172 during second annual Day of Giving

February 15, 2018 | Day of Giving
During Marietta College’s second annual Day of Giving, 156 Pioneers showed their #Luv4MC by making a gift on February 14th, and another 30 stepped up as advocates to share the love. The generosity of our loyal alumni and donors helped the College raise $24,172 in support of today's students and Marietta College programs — that's more than ...
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Marietta reaches historic annual fund goal

August 4, 2014 | The Marietta Fund
Michael Salnick ’75 had plenty of memorable and life-changing experiences while a History major at Marietta College.
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