Marietta appears in Forbes.com rankings for 12th consecutive year

September 6, 2019 | 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 4,300 degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the United States, Forbes ranks 650 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students...
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Graphic Design professor teaches former student’s high school class

December 15, 2016 | Outreach
Teaching graphic design to students at Trinity High School in Garfield Heights, Ohio, Sean Kenny ’12 believes many of his pupils have grasped the concepts and techniques. However, he recently turned to one of his former Marietta College art professors — Sara Alway Rosenstock — to provide additional context for the material he has been...
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Roger Patterson ’62 embraces life in a college town

May 15, 2014 | The Marietta Fund
Roger Patterson ’62 couldn’t imagine living in a community that didn’t have a college.
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Physician Assistant Program graduates 16th class

From June 2017 to July 2019, the 37 students who earned their Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Marietta College on Saturday helped to deliver 184 babies, examined 74,451 patients, completed 1,001 exams and administered 1,056 shots.
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Advancement member looks forward to new role

December 2, 2016 | Advancement
A familiar face at Marietta College is settling into a new role in the Office of Advancement. Kelli Lewis has been selected to serve as the Associate Director of Advancement and Stewardship. She previously was an Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement in charge of mailings. “Kelli will work with major and planned gift officers on mailings...
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Alumna uses her professional experience to defend the Carolina shoreline

October 3, 2017 | Environment
Peg Howell ’77 was the first woman petroleum engineer to drill oil wells in the Gulf of Mexico and worked for years in the energy industry before starting a consulting firm geared toward developing senior executives in Fortune 500 companies.
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Marietta Fund participation goal within reach during final week of fiscal year

June 24, 2019 | Advancement
Marietta College alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends have sent a clear and distinct message about their passion and endorsement of the institution through their level of monetary support over the past 12 months.
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MCAA announces 2016 Award Winners, Hall of Honor

August 19, 2016 | MCAA
Once again, the MCAA Board has put together another impressive group of alumni to honor at the 2016 Homecoming during the annual Awards ceremony at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 15th on The Christy Mall. This year's honored alumni are: Hall of Honor — Margaret Bird ’58 Marietta College’s Hall of Honor just got a little smarter.
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A Homecoming weekend for the record books

October 24, 2017 | Homecoming
If you made it back to campus this weekend, you’ll agree that there really is no place like Marietta College when it comes to Homecoming. Nearly 800 alumni and guests registered for the weekend, which featured many highlights. Dianne Carella Swistak ’67 returned to campus for the first time in about 30 years to celebrate her 50th reunion...
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Graduates learn friendships, experiences just as important as earning a diploma

May 5, 2019 | Commencement 2019
Barbara Fitzgerald ’73 enjoyed sharing stories about her career, her travels around the world, and her strong connection to her alma mater during Marietta College’s 182nd Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 5. In the end, though, what she stressed most was a friendship she made during her first week on campus in the Fall of 1969.
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Alumnus appointed as graduate student trustee on Bowling Green’s board

September 23, 2016 | Achievement
If there’s one lesson that resonated most strongly with Cody Clemens ’13 during his time in the McDonough Leadership Program, it’s this: “Give back the gift.” “With any role I will ever take, that’s always going to be in the back of my mind,” he said. “They really instilled that in me.”
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Music alumni to perform during Homecoming festivities

October 17, 2017 | Homecoming
More than 750 alumni and friends are registered for Marietta College’s 2017 Homecoming, but four are former music students who will perform at different times on Saturday, Oct. 21st.
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We've Got Spirit, Yes We Do!

October 3, 2013 | Homecoming 2013
What’s the best way for members of The Long Blue Line, no matter where they are, to help Marietta College celebrate Homecoming Weekend 2013? We can think of thousands of possibilities!That’s why everyone is invited to participate in Pioneer Pride Day on Friday, October 11, 2013!
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Former PetSmart executive to deliver 2019 Commencement address

April 1, 2019 | Commencement 2019
Barbara Perry Fitzgerald ’73 has had many roles at Marietta College since stepping onto campus as a freshman in 1969. On Sunday, May 5th, after completing her 14th and final year as a member of Marietta’s Board of Trustees, she will add to that list: the 2019 Commencement Keynote Speaker. 
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Tim Cooper ’73 honored for work as interim president, loyalty to College

October 13, 2016 | Presidential Medal
Timothy O. Cooper ’73, who served as Marietta College’s interim president for a few months, was honored by the Board of Trustees and President William N. Ruud during a luncheon Thursday afternoon. Cooper, who Emeritus Trustee and former Board chair, was presented with a resolution from the Board, as well as receiving the inaugural...
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College Factual considers Marietta one of the best in the nation

September 13, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College, who has been consistently ranked among the best in the nation by multiple organizations over the summer, is ranked 211th in College Factual’s Best Nationwide Colleges For Your Money out of 1,325 institutions that earned a ranking. Marietta also ranks 11th in Ohio for Best Value.
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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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Marathon Petroleum turns to Marietta College students for advice

February 14, 2019 | Fifth Street Consultants
Marathon Petroleum Corporation is a well-established brand in Ohio and beyond, but the Marketing organization recently turned to a team of Marietta College students to provide a fresh perspective on attracting new talent to the Findlay-based company. The company’s goal is to get noticed by students in a variety of business fields such as...
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1984 graduate receives athletic training’s top research award

October 4, 2016 | Alumni
Tom Kaminski ’84 was a serious student who made a strong impression on Paul Spear, the longtime chair of Marietta College’s Athletic Training program. “He was a bright student. He was one that challenged what we were teaching back then,” said Spear, who retired in 2000. “I can remember that he was always very interested in research, and he...
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Six events scheduled for 2017 fall Physics Colloquium Series

August 25, 2017 | PhysicsColloquium1718
Marietta College has scheduled six programs for the fall 2017 Physics Colloquium Series, which has been a staple at the College for more than a decade. Highlighting the fall schedule is Dr. Steven Snyder, who will be on campus as part of the Sigma Pi Sigma Public Science Lecture, at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 13, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium....
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December grads enjoy their day with family, friends

December 10, 2012 | December Graduation
Sherrill and Reggie Wallace get the rare opportunity to watch their son, Terrance ’12 (Westerville, Ohio), graduate from Marietta College twice.
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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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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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