Marietta to inaugurate Dr. Joseph Bruno on Oct. 12

October 5, 2012 | 2012
An excitement is building on campus as the College awaits the formal ceremony inaugurating Dr. Joseph W. Bruno as the president at Marietta.
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Marietta College partners with Ripple Safety for 24/7 monitoring service

January 16, 2018 | safety
Ripple Network Technologies, Inc., makers of the world’s smallest personal safety wearable, today announced a partnership with Marietta College, a safety-focused, progressive and innovative institution of higher learning in Marietta, Ohio. Marietta’s belief is that this solution allows their students to safely navigate college life, not only...
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Dining Services leader part of Wolfgang Puck’s celebrity chefs

March 17, 2011 | 2011
Belinda Swartz, interim Director of Dining Services for Chartwells at Marietta College, is involved in preparing three meals a day for more than 1,000 people each time. She’s also organized big campus events such as Homecoming, but none of it compares to being part of Wolfgang Puck’s catering team for after-Oscar dinner at the Governor’s...
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Marietta a recipient of Fund for Positive Engagement Award

October 5, 2017 | Civic Engagement
Campus Compact, a Boston-based nonprofit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced 40 college and university recipients of grants to bring people together across lines of difference from its Fund for Positive Engagement, including Marietta College.
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In Memoriam: Gene Newlon, 1967-2017

May 18, 2017 | In Memoriam
Marietta College lost a valued member of its family on Monday night (May 15, 2017). Gene “Bird” Newlon died after a farming accident at his home in Lowell. He was 49. The father of three daughters and grandfather to six began working for the College in the Physical Plant Department in 1997. At the time, his father, John, also worked in the...
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171st graduating class challenged to make a better society

May 17, 2008 | 2008
Marietta College's graduating seniors may have felt like they were jettisoned back to the 1960s during the 171st annual commencement ceremony on Saturday (May 17).
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College receives rebate for reducing energy consumption

December 15, 2016 | Energy
In addition to being more environmentally friendly, Marietta College’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint is paying off financially. Earlier this month, a representative from American Electric Power Ohio’s Continuous Energy Improvement program presented a $6,300 check to the College.
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PAC awarded NACA’s ‘Programming Organization of Year’ honor

November 16, 2016 | PAC
Pioneer Activities Council (PAC), Marietta College’s student-run organization that plans and executes events and programs on campus, recently won the Programming Organization of the Year award at the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Mid-America Conference. However, this is only one of many accomplishments for PAC. Students...
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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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Senior claims inaugural Black History Month writing contest

March 21, 2016 | Black History Month
Marietta College’s Brittany Waugaman ’16 (Buckhannon, W.Va.) won the inaugural Black History Month writing contest with her essay “A Handwoven Legacy.” Waugaman said she entered the contest because she believes Marietta College has a responsibility to not only honor Black History Month, but to educate students about it as well.
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176th Commencement: Jewett Orator Connor Walters

May 14, 2013 | 2013
Our Time in T-Shirts By Connor Walters ’13
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176th Commencement features large graduating class

May 12, 2013 | 2013
President Joseph Bruno told the Class of 2013 that his first year at Marietta College has gone by way too fast, but their accomplishments have made him proud.
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Employees to be honored during service award ceremony on May 9

April 27, 2018 | Employees
Early May at Marietta College is always a time of celebration. On Sunday, May 6, the College will bid farewell to the Class of 2018, and on Wednesday, May 9, the festivities will continue with the Employee Service Award and Retirement Recognition Ceremony at 11 a.m. in the Hermann Fine Arts Foyer.
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Harrison Hall coming together in time for return of students

September 24, 2012 | 2012
  The work pace at the corner of Seventh and Putnam streets is at full tilt as construction crews sand, paint, wire and finish out the interior of Harrison Hall and ready it for the first round of students to move in on Aug. 3.  
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Students, employees volunteering for Make a Difference Day

October 16, 2017 | Community Service
More than 100 Marietta College students and employees will participate in the annual Make a Difference Day activities from 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Oct. 28th. About a dozen projects are planned, but according to Maribeth Saleem-Tanner, Director of Civic Engagement, not all of them will occur on Oct. 28th. “Make a Difference Day projects at...
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172nd Marietta Commencement to feature renowned alumnus

January 7, 2009 | 2009
Marietta College's longstanding tradition of attracting gifted orators to campus will continue this spring when noted scientist, surgeon and astronaut, Dr. Story Musgrave '60 delivers the 172nd Commencement address in May. Musgrave's unique sense of education and unmatched ambition has allowed him to reach success in a variety fields and...
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College to host esteemed domestic violence therapist on Oct. 2

September 29, 2017 | Domestic Violence
Jereme Ford’s life — from birth to young adulthood — was filled with suffering, pain, abandonment and loss, and that life could have put him on a path of violence and destruction. Instead, he chose understanding and compassion, education and outreach.
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Marietta promotes Marra to VP for Administration & Finance/CFO

January 12, 2017 | Administration & Finance
Marietta College has appointed Michele Marra as Vice President for Administration & Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective January 1, 2017. Marra served as Assistant Vice President for Finance for the past year, after initially joining Marietta in September 2015 on a contract basis as an interim controller.
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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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Study Abroad students add international flair to Leadership Program

October 27, 2016 | Study Abroad
Dr. Gama Perruci expects McDonough Scholars to approach their leadership studies and research from a global perspective. “It’s important that the students in the Leadership Program get outside of their comfort zone and view a situation or issue through the lens of a different culture,” said the Dean of the McDonough Center for Leadership...
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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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College names Michele Marra Assistant VP for Finance

January 5, 2016 | Business
Michele Marra, a financial expert in education, has been named Assistant Vice President for Finance at Marietta College. Marra, who will report to Marietta’s Vice President for Administration and Finance Dan Bryant, will oversee a wide range of financial and business services for the College. She officially started on Jan. 4.
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