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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Inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and Reflection draws hundreds to serve

January 22, 2019 | Civic Engagement
The temperature outside Monday morning was barely above 0, but that didn’t keep droves of Pioneers from showing up at The Gathering Place to start a morning filled with service and reflection to honor the works of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. From filling “GoPacks” with healthy food that will help nourish local school children...
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Marietta College VP named President at Indiana college

January 29, 2015 | Promotion
Dr. Robert Pastoor, who has served as Marietta College’s Vice President for Student Life for five years, will become the 18th president at St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Ind.
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NBC4 co-anchor to moderate 2nd Ohio gubernatorial debate at Marietta College

September 17, 2018 | Debate
Colleen Marshall, co-anchor of NBC4 at 6 and 11 p.m., will be the moderator at the second Ohio gubernatorial debate at Marietta College’s Ban Johnson Arena on Monday, Oct. 1. “I’m looking forward to an event that gives the voters of Ohio the opportunity to speak directly to the men who want to be their next governor,” Marshall said. 
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Marietta College selected as ‘Great College to Work For’

July 16, 2018 | Marietta College
Marietta College is being recognized for the first time as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities. Now in its 11th year, the “Great Colleges to Work For” annual report recognizes the colleges that get top ratings from their employees regarding workforce...
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President Bruno rides final leg of Cycle 4 Sami

October 16, 2013 | news2013
As Erwin Tower chimed out the 8 o'clock hour, President Joseph W. Bruno wheeled off his closing sprint. “There she goes,” said Cameron Smith ’15 (Urbana, Ohio), “we did it, guys. Great job!”
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Marietta College’s new wellhead memorializes late Petroleum student

April 16, 2018 | Petroleum Engineering
Early Saturday afternoon, Marietta College junior Derek Krieg ’19 spotted members of Joel Wunnenberg’s family walking up The Christy Mall, and promptly stopped what he was doing to greet Joel’s mother with a welcoming hug. “Thank you for coming,” he said. “Thank you for everything,” Kim Wunnenberg responded.
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Students provide quite a show at Brunos’ Choice Awards

December 10, 2012 | President's Choice Awards
America’s Got Talent … particularly at Marietta College. Just before Finals Week mushroom-clouded over campus, hundreds of students put down their study guides, stepped away from their notes and headed to Fenton Court, where they enjoyed the talents of their peers during the inaugural Brunos’ Choice Awards.
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College receives more than $1.5 million bequest from Rieffenbergers

July 10, 2017 | Advancement
Marietta College today announced it has received a bequest for $1,506,465.07 from the estate of Joseph C. and Mary Moore Adams Rieffenberger ’39, which establishes an endowment to support “academic programs for the Legacy Library.” The gift creates an endowed fund named the “Joseph C. & Mary Moore Adams Rieffenberger Fund.”
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Important Message about Diversity and Inclusion

March 28, 2012 | news2012
Dear Marietta College Students, Faculty and Staff: Marietta College is committed to providing a learning environment that is welcoming to all and dedicated to the principles of diversity and inclusion. At matriculation, students sign the Pioneer Pledge confirming their willingness to treat each individual on campus with respect while learning...
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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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On Solid Ground: Dr. Scott will leave Marietta in a better place

February 18, 2011 | Jean Scott
President Jean Scott’s announcement Friday was a bittersweet moment on campus but it reflected exactly the quality of leader she has been for Marietta College for more than a decade—an excellent planner whose dedication to preparation has fostered tremendous growth at Marietta. At the end of the 2011-12 academic year, Dr. Scott will retire as...
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HOBY selects Marietta College to host 2017 Ohio South Seminar

December 7, 2016 | HOBY
  Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY), a national organization dedicated to training young leaders, has selected Marietta College as the site for its 2017 Ohio South Seminar. President William Ruud and LeAnne Gompf, Corporate Board President of Ohio South Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership, officially signed the deal on Wednesday, December 7th.
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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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Marietta selected for new Choose Ohio First grant aimed at technology majors

December 13, 2019 | Choose Ohio First
Careers in computer and information technology are expected to grow by 12 percent through 2028, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and they make up 14 of the top 25 highest salaries — but there aren’t enough students majoring in this STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) fields to meet the demand....
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Study puts Marietta among top colleges, universities in student success

September 29, 2016 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College ranks No. 221 nationally in the inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education survey of more than 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities released this week.
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Trustee Mike Salvino ’87 excited to lead Fortune 500 company

October 23, 2019 | Trustee
Former roommate and teammate Kurt Etter ’87 wasn’t surprised when he heard the news. Neither was former Marietta College basketball coach Phil Roach. In September, when Etter and Roach learned that Mike Salvino ’87 was named President and Chief Executive Officer of DXC Technology — the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services...
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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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Author McCullough brings The Pioneers home to Marietta

June 5, 2019 | history
Few people can make history come alive as well as David McCullough can. Nearly a thousand people packed into Peoples Bank Theater on Friday, May 31st to hear an energetic McCullough share his pivotal takeaways about his latest masterpiece, The Pioneers.
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Marietta remains one of the best in Forbes.com rankings

July 6, 2016 | rankings1617
Marietta College has 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 660 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students achieve. Marietta...
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Alumna, Trustee to speak at Economic Roundtable on April 16

March 29, 2019 | Economic Roundtable
Mary Korn ’82, who has more than 25 years of experience as CFO/COO working with public and private technology and consumer products companies, will speak to the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Tuesday, April 16th, at the Parkersburg Country Club. Korn, who serves on Marietta College’s Board of Trustees, will speak about “...
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College unveils new, mobile-friendly website

October 12, 2015 | Website
It’s been a few weeks since students moved back to campus and the fall semester began, but today (Oct. 12, 2015) there’s another renewed sense of pride and excitement in Marietta College with the launch of a redesigned central website.
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Study details Marietta College’s economic impact on region

December 1, 2018 | Economic Impact
Service to the region remains one of Marietta College Core Values. That service comes in many forms — from providing a top-notch liberal arts education to adding countless intellectual and artistic enrichment opportunities to the community. A recent study commissioned by the College and conducted by Ohio University’s Voinovich School of...
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New students learn about Marietta traditions at Matriculation

August 22, 2014 | Matriculation 2014
If the Class of 2018 walked away from the 2014 Matriculation ceremony with only one talking point it would have to be Marietta College cherishes tradition.
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