Alum offers ‘Perspective’ on Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

January 17, 2005 | news2005
Reginald Sims ’75 admitted Monday there was plenty about the Civil Rights Movement he didn’t know about as undergrad at Marietta College in 1970s. Since then he has learned a lot and he shared some of what he has learned over the years with about 40 students, faculty and staff during a special Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in the...
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In Memoriam: Dr. Margaret Ross (4/19/1927 - 4/2/2018)

April 5, 2018 | In Memoriam
Marietta College is mourning the loss of a longtime faculty and staff member who impacted the lives of countless students during a nearly 25-year tenure. Dr. Margaret Ross, Marietta’s former Counseling Center Director and Professor of Counseling Services, died on April 2nd in Marietta. She was 91.
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College to welcome 300 to alumni ranks at 178th Commencement

April 28, 2015 | Commencement 2015
In less than one week, approximately 300 seniors will don their caps and gowns, preparing for that special moment when they get to turn their tassels and officially become graduates of Marietta College. Though she’s looking forward to this weekend, Kelsey Jeffery ’15 (The Plains, Ohio) is also experiencing mixed feelings about what this...
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In Memoriam: Robert Walsh (1940-2017)

January 24, 2017 | Alumnus
Robert “Bob” WalshSeptember 20, 1940 — January 23, 2017 Before Robert “Bob” Walsh was a well-known name in professional sports, broadcasting and business, he was a broadcast major at Marietta College studying under the likes of Mass Media Professor Bernard Russi Jr. With great sadness, the Marietta College community learned that Walsh died...
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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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Matriculation 2014: Jennifer Offenberger '86

August 22, 2014 | Matriculation 2014
Jennifer Offenberger of the MCAA Board welcomed the Class of 2018 during the Matriculation ceremony on Aug. 21. Listen to it here.  
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Remembering the milestone moments of 2016

December 16, 2016 | Year in Review
A look at Marietta College’s 2016 year in review has the potential of journeying on to be a 366-day highlight reel (yes, adding to the highlights was the fact that 2016 was a leap year).
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Alumnus receives help from friends after Hurricane Harvey

September 12, 2017 | Hurricane Harvey
Gregg Dyakon ’17 and his parents watched helplessly as news reports and updates from their Kingwood neighbors came in about how Category 4 Hurricane Harvey was pummeling their community.
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Marietta Fund is one way Terry Pagliari ’64 stays connected

June 11, 2014 | news2014
Every time Terry Pagliari ’64 would take a few steps, another classmate would stop him to chat.
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MCAA excited to announce 2019 award winners

August 1, 2019 | MCAA
They stand out among the crowd and make a difference in the lives of others. Each year, alumni nominate a special group of peers who embody what it means to be a true Pioneer. These Marietta College Alumni Association Award winners are honored during a ceremony at Homecoming. This year, the College will honor the following Pioneers: Hall of...
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College honors 21 students during December Graduation Celebration

December 11, 2016 | Commencement
A few students were emotional, others were smiling ear to ear and a couple just wanted to hand the microphone off to the next person. That’s typically how Marietta College’s annual December Graduation Celebration — an informal event to acknowledge the newest members of The Long Blue Line. Twenty-one of the possible 46 graduates participated...
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Pennsylvania summer golf outing gaining popularity among alumni, coaches

July 29, 2017 | golf
As a steady rain pelted the finely manicured grass outside, a small group of golfers gathered around a computer screen hoping to see some positive updates on the forecast. The other 75 or so, huddled inside the clubhouse at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Meadville, Pennsylvania, were debating if the fifth annual Pioneer Challenge Golf Outing...
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Feeling good about the Class of 2014

May 11, 2014 | Commencement 2014
On a day typically filled with smiles, hugs and tears, Marcia Meyer gave Marietta College’s Class of 2014 one more reason to feel good about the day and the four years they spent on campus.
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Athletic Training alumni recently recognized by NATA

July 2, 2019 | Sports Medicine
Two graduates of Marietta College’s Athletic Training program were recently honored by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association. Dr. Chris Ingersoll ’85, who was the Vice Provost for Health Science Affairs and Dean of the College of Health and Human Services at the University of Toledo, will be the founding dean of UCF’s College of Health...
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Homecoming 2016 a success

October 17, 2016 | Homecoming
With ideal weather and a record number of people registered for events (627), Marietta College’s 2016 Homecoming weekend was a huge success. Many alumni and friends of the College returned to campus a little early as they either participated in or wanted to witness the inauguration of Dr. William N. Ruud as Marietta’s 19th president.
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Record attendance expected for Marietta College’s 2017 Homecoming

October 17, 2017 | Homecoming
It will be warmer than normal, and the sun will be shining when more than 750 Marietta College alumni and friends arrive for Homecoming 2017. “There’s No Place Like Homecoming,” begins Thursday, Oct. 19 with the Art Fordham Pig Roast — the unofficial first event of Homecoming — at 4 p.m. at the Harmar Tavern, and doesn’t come to an end until...
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In Memoriam: Dwayne Stone (1934-2013)

December 19, 2013 | news2013
Dr. Dwayne D. Stone may have “officially” retired in August of 1993, but in some ways he never really stopped working for Marietta College.
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College’s Executive Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving receives CFRE recertification

May 16, 2019 | Advancement
Marietta College’s Jarrett Stull, Executive Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving, has recertified as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) according to CFRE International. Stull joins more than 6,300 professionals around the world who hold the CFRE designation.
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Athletic Training alumna transitions from grad school to AFL

September 22, 2016 | Achievement
Aimee Cline ‘14 wasn’t new to football. She had experience working with football players as a student athletic trainer at Marietta, and she interned for Sports International, which allowed her to work with the NFL’s New York Jets and Giants. But her first day as an athletic trainer with the Arena Football League’s Cleveland Gladiators — the...
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Exhibition to feature work of former professor William Gerhold

September 28, 2017 | Gallery 310
The Marietta College Art Department’s newest exhibition will showcase the work of William Gerhold, a nature lover, and former Marietta professor. “Nature, Landscape, and Essence: Selected Artwork by William Gerhold,” will open in Gallery 310 on Friday, October 20th with an opening reception and music by Sadie Johnson ’19 from 4:00-6:00 p.m....
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Alumna to exhibit in Gallery 310 this fall with ‘Making Flippy Floppy’

July 30, 2013 | news2013
The Marietta College Department of Art is pleased to present the second exhibition to be held in Gallery 310, “Making Flippy Floppy,” a solo exhibition by NYC artist and 2001 Art Department alumnae, Jamie Powell ’01.
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Three alumni being inducted into Petroleum/Geology Hall of Fame

April 11, 2019 | Hall of Fame
Three Marietta College alumni will be inducted into the Edwy R. Brown Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology Hall of Fame during a special ceremony that starts at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, April 25th, at the Lafayette Hotel’s ballroom. Inductees Willard E. White ’55, Carl Heinrich ’64, and Dan Pottmeyer ’74 make up the 14th Hall of Fame...
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Marietta College inaugurates President William N. Ruud

October 14, 2016 | Inauguration
Over the past 100 days, Dr. William N. Ruud has inspired the current student body, faculty, staff, alumni, leadership team and the surrounding community with his affirmative approach to improving the state of the College, as well as implementing his vision of Marietta’s future.
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Washington Monthly ranks Marietta high among Baccalaureate Colleges

September 5, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has placed 13th 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 26th last year. The Washington Monthly 2017 College Guide and Rankings assesses institutions based on social mobility (graduation rate, first-generation...
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Donnellys show support through annual gifts, volunteering

December 18, 2012 | news2012
Bill ’70 and Bonnie Donnelly ’91 have been involved at Marietta College for so long it’s almost impossible for them to remember a time when it didn’t play a part in their lives.
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