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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Associate Professor elected International Environmental Association VP

July 17, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Dr. Eric J. Fitch, associate professor of environmental science and leadership, has spent a busy and eventful summer.
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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 College’s 179th commencement scheduled for May 1

April 26, 2016 | Graduation
Paige Barry ’16 (Macedonia, Ohio) is focused on getting into dental school, but for a few hours on Sunday she’s going to let herself enjoy her final hours at Marietta College. “I’m feeling a little bit bitter sweet about graduation — it’s such a huge accomplishment, but Marietta has been my home for the past four years and it still hasn’t...
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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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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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College renames office Strategic Communications & Marketing

September 24, 2013 | 2013
The address is still Irvine Hall, but in the future you’ll need to keep an eye out for a new name on the shingle for your outreach projects. 
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Athletic training education program earns CAATE accreditation award

April 16, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Athletic Training Education Program, following a comprehensive evaluation, has received continuing accreditation from The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The evaluation included an exhaustive self-study and an on-site visit. "These standards emphasize that the education for athletic...
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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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College Factual rankings place Marietta in multiple categories

September 8, 2015 | 2015
For a second consecutive year, Marietta College has been recognized by College Factual as one of the top colleges in the United States. The rankings were released today (Sept. 8, 2015).
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College announces 2011 Who’s Who Among Students

March 12, 2011 | 2011
Twenty-three students from Marietta College have been selected for the 2011 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” This award, one of the more prestigious the academic community can bestow, gives national recognition to outstanding campus leaders of the year. Students have been honored in the annual...
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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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Graduates express themselves with mortar board messages

June 11, 2013 | Commencement13
When you think about Commencement traditions, one of the first to come to mind is the throwing of the mortarboard at the end of the ceremony. While this practice continues for many, an even more popular (and less harmful) use is to use this valuable piece of real estate to share a message with those in attendance.
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Benches, scholarship memorialize outstanding alumnus

October 31, 2006 | 2006
The patio outside Thomas Hall at Marietta College now boasts two new iron benches. Placed in memory of Robert D. Duggan '59, and in honor of Duggan's friend and mentor, emeritus professor Wen-Yu "Frank" Cheng, the benches are appropriately situated outside the building that is home to economics, management and accounting - the academic...
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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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‘Introduction to Fundraising Planning’ offered for nonprofits Oct. 12

September 27, 2010 | 2010
A major reason nonprofit organizations are successful is through their ability to cultivate multiple revenue streams through sound financial planning. Marietta area nonprofit organizations looking for some advice on a fundraising plan may be able to find some answers at Marietta College.
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Marketing students benefit from partnership with PNC’s Mark Vizza ’98

December 11, 2016 | Alumni
Every college student has been assigned a case study to research and write a report. It’s right up there with group projects and adding a works cited page. Mark Vizza ’98 remembers them all too well, and every case study seemed to come from another era. “It drove me crazy and I wondered to myself, ‘Did nothing of significance happen at any...
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Associate Professor elected to Central Ohio PRSA board of directors

February 27, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College’s Dr. Jane Dailey, Associate Professor of Media Studies, has been elected to serve on the 2013 board of directors of the Central Ohio chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. The chapter serves more than 360 public relations professionals across the Central Ohio region who work in the corporate, government, agency...
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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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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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Education Professor named to Luce Foundation Board of Directors

February 6, 2015 | 2016
Marietta College’s Dr. Bill Bauer, McCoy Associate Professor of Education, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation — a high impact, New York-based nonprofit organization supporting leadership development at a global level.
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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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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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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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Chris Cheng awarded full scholarship to Yale doctoral program

March 23, 2006
A grandson and grandfather named Cheng each received some very good news this spring, and Marietta College is proud of both of them. Christopher Cheng, who graduated from Marietta College in May with a bachelor of science in physics, has been awarded a full six-to-seven-year scholarship to Yale University's doctoral program in molecular...
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