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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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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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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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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Marietta moves up to No. 45 in Washington Monthly rankings

August 26, 2019 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has placed 45th in a national ranking of colleges and universities across the United States in regards to an institution’s contribution to the public good — up five spots from last year. The Washington Monthly 2019 College Guide and Rankings assess institutions based on social mobility (graduation rate, first-generation...
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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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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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ExxonMobil Foundation gives $55,923.30 to Marietta College

July 15, 2019 | Advancement
Marietta College announced today that it has received $55,923.30 from ExxonMobil and its subsidiary XTO Energy through the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2018 Educational Matching Gift Program. Karen Matusic, Manager of Public and Government Affairs for XTO Energy, presented the check to Marietta College President Bill Ruud, along with Dr. Ben...
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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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Langel plays key roles in helping women’s soccer, women’s hockey negotiate labor deals

October 2, 2017 | Outcomes
Having gone down this path 20 years earlier, John B. Langel ’70 was the right person for the women on the U.S. Women’s Hockey Team to contact.
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Associate Director of Major Gifts becomes CFRE certified

June 11, 2019 | Advancement
Marietta College’s Douglas M. Evans has been named a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) by CFRE International. Evans, Associate Director of Major Gifts for Marietta College, joins more than 6,300 professionals around the world who hold the CFRE designation.
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Recent graduate earns CPA’s Elijah Watt Sells Award

September 19, 2016 | Awards
It’s such a miniscule number it almost doesn’t seem real; 0.0008. That’s the percentage of CPA candidates who won the 2015 Elijah Watt Sells Award — given to those who obtained a cumulative average score above 95.50 across all four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination, passed all four sections on their first attempt and completed testing...
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Marietta College celebrates the opening of new music therapy program

October 23, 2017 | Music Therapy
As is true for most alumni, Marietta College is the root of countless meaningful moments for Don and Leslie Straub Ritter. In addition to earning their degrees, the Ritters also gained lifelong friends, made lasting memories, and also met and married each other on the historic campus. On Friday, the couple made and shared yet another memory...
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CANCELED: Retired Marine Major General to speak at Marietta College

February 4, 2014 | Board of Trustees
Maj. Gen. Chris Cortez ’71, a member of Marietta College’s Board of Trustees, will be speaking on campus from 5-6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13. (CANCELED: Mr. Cortez was not able to make it to Marietta because of inclement weather) Cortez, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps for more than 33 years, will speak in the Alma McDonough Auditorium, and...
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Robert Evans Internship award winner to work in Chicago this summer

April 29, 2019 | Internship
Ashley Klopfenstein ’20 (Cicero, Indiana) has competed in PioBiz, studied abroad and will represent the student body as a member of the Student Government Association next academic year. But her most exciting day as a Marietta College student may be when she learned she was awarded the Robert Evans Internship Endowment, which will provide...
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Schaly ’84 shines at College World Series as an umpire

September 26, 2016 | NCAA
Jim Schaly ’84 thought he was his own harshest critic. Then he umpired in the 2016 College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska, and found out someone else likes to critique his work. “After every game, mom (Sue Knicely Schaly ’62) would call me and tell me about every call I missed,” said Jim, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary...
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Ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for Music Therapy facilities

October 13, 2017 | Music Therapy
Ten months after receiving a generous $1 million gift from Don '81 and Leslie Straub Ritter '85, Marietta College is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the renovated space housing Music Therapy facilities and a recording studio at 4:30 p.m., Friday, October 20th. The facilities are located in McKinney Hall are part of the...
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College welcomes back Dr. Douglas Greene ’62 as first Entrepreneur-in-Residence

February 25, 2019 | Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Dr. Douglas Greene ’62 is a man of action. He built a career on it and now, in retirement, he’s sharing his knowledge with others. “My thought process is if there’s a problem I’ll see if there’s a solution,” he said. “If not, why shouldn’t I just do it?”
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Eleven seniors make up Marietta College’s homecoming court

October 10, 2016 | Homecoming
On Wednesday, Marietta College’s student body will begin voting for the 2016 Homecoming queen and king during the lunch and dinner hours at Gilman Dining Hall. The 2016 Homecoming Court is made up of five potential queens and six potential kings. Voting will be held from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 5:00-8:00 p.m. on both Thursday, October 13th...
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