Dr. Joseph Bruno inaugurated as 18th President

October 12, 2012 | Joseph Bruno
Gathered with his wife and daughter in his office, only minutes after the Presidential Inauguration, Dr. Joseph W. Bruno had a look of relief. Someone asked, “Does it change anything?” His response? “It feels different,” President Bruno says.
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Remembering the milestone moments of 2016

December 16, 2016 | Year in Review
A look at Marietta College’s 2016 year in review has the potential of journeying on to be a 366-day highlight reel (yes, adding to the highlights was the fact that 2016 was a leap year).
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Marietta College Commemoration of 9/11

September 10, 2011 | 9/11
Dear Marietta College Community, By now, many of you may be aware that Marietta College has been the topic of discussion on a number of websites and on Fox News this morning in regards to plans for tomorrow’s on-campus observance of the 10th anniversary of the tragedies of Sept. 11, 2001.
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Marietta College inaugurates President William N. Ruud

October 14, 2016 | Inauguration
Over the past 100 days, Dr. William N. Ruud has inspired the current student body, faculty, staff, alumni, leadership team and the surrounding community with his affirmative approach to improving the state of the College, as well as implementing his vision of Marietta’s future.
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Marietta College celebrates its 185th birthday

February 13, 2020 | Founders Day 2020
Marietta College’s faculty and staff spent the late afternoon on Thursday celebrating 185 years of impacting generations of students through education. Founders Day — February 14, 1835 — is when Marietta officially received its charter from the state of Ohio to confer baccalaureate degrees. During Thursday's celebration, the College...
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s forthcoming project focuses on one of Marietta’s forefathers

September 30, 2016 | history
A figure closely tied to the establishment of the city of Marietta and of Marietta College is the focus of historical author David McCullough’s forthcoming book. The two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author visited with members of Marietta College’s History Department and Legacy Library recently to announce his latest project, which will...
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Toledo Law, Marietta College establish 3+3 partnership

November 22, 2019 | Partnerships
The University of Toledo College of Law and Marietta College announced a 3+3 program partnership on Nov. 8, 2019, to offer Marietta College students a faster path to complete their law degree. 3+3 is an accelerated J.D. program, which allows select undergraduate students at partner institutions to earn both a bachelor's degree and a law...
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Former professor agrees to write latest chapters in College’s story

September 13, 2016 | history
Toward the end of the previous account of the College’s history, the 15th president was being inaugurated, and the section of Fifth Street that cut through the heart of campus was in process of being closed to traffic and transformed into The Christy Mall.  Earlier this summer, Interim President Tim Cooper and Board of Trustees Chair George...
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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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Marietta jumps 63 spots in latest Money Magazine rankings

August 1, 2016 | rankings1617
Money magazine has once again recognized Marietta College as one of The Best Colleges for Your Money, according to the publication’s inaugural list that was recently released. The magazine states the rankings "are the first to combine the most accurate pricing estimates available with students’ likely earnings after graduation and a unique...
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Employees to be honored during service award ceremony on May 8th

April 23, 2019 | Employees
Less than 72 hours after bidding farewell to the Class of 2019, Marietta College will turn its attention to recognizing employees who have reached a milestone in service, as well as two who are retiring. President Bill Ruud is pleased to honor each employee who is being recognized for milestone years of service — starting at five years and...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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