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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Alumni, donors give $104,376 during third annual Day of Giving

February 15, 2019 | Day of Giving
During Marietta College’s third annual Day of Giving, 712 Pioneers showed their love for MC by making a gift and raising $104,376 in support of today’s students and Marietta College programs. “This was a wonderful way to celebrate the love we all have for MC, and it was so exciting to see The Long Blue Line quadruple their results over last...
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Repair work to begin on Erwin’s clock tower

October 5, 2016 | Erwin Tower
During the four-day Fall Break, work will begin to bring a Marietta College icon back in time.
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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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Eastern Texas Regional Association hosts 14th annual Alumni Golf Tournament

November 8, 2018 | golf
On October 26th, Marietta College alumni and friends gathered at the Cypresswood Golf Course in Spring, Texas, to play for a cause close to their hearts. Thirty-four alumni participated in the tournament and raised $12,145 to benefit the Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology and the Marietta College Office of Alumni Relations.
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Marietta holds steady within U.S. News’ annual rankings

September 13, 2016 | Annual Rankings
Without question, Marietta College is one of the finest small, liberal arts colleges in the Midwest. Once again, U.S. News & World Report confirms the College community’s beliefs. This week, the 2017 rankings of more than 1,800 colleges and universities in the nation were released. This year, Marietta College was rated as the eighth top...
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Forbes.com continues to rank Marietta among best U.S. Colleges

August 9, 2017 | 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 3,000 accredited colleges and universities in the United States, Forbes ranks 650 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students achieve.
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Eye on the Prize: Alumnus' dedication to excellence leads him to Fox News

September 24, 2012 | Todd Kelly
Todd Kelly ’94 continues to follow a simple mantra that has been drilled into him since he arrived at Fox News Channel in late 1996. Kelly learned from many producers and senior producers who encouraged him to have the attitude the channel has to be successful not just today, but the next day… and the next day… and the next day…and to never...
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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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