McCoy Scholar finds comfort, fun challenges at Marietta College

December 9, 2016 | McCoy Scholar
Lily Riffle ’20 understands pain. Excruciating pain. In middle school, her older brother, Julian, died at the age of 22. During the first two years of high school, she missed weeks of classes because of an illness. And just when everything seemed to be fine, her life was shattered again. “She’s a tough cookie,” says Andra Riffle, Lily’s...
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Close to 200 students to participate in College’s annual All Scholars Day on April 20th

April 10, 2018 | All Scholars Day
When April arrives, you can sense a change on the Marietta College campus. It’s almost like you can hear the clock ticking as students try to wrap up projects, write papers and study for tests before the semester comes to an end and Commencement hits in May. A major reason why there is a buzz of activity is the hundreds of students getting...
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Marietta College forges after-school partnership with Ely Chapman

September 15, 2016 | Experiential Learning
Marietta College officials are excited to announce the launch of a new initiative aimed at providing entrepreneurship and computer coding skills to area middle school students. As part of the Ely Chapman Education Foundation afterschool program, Marietta College students will be delivering a year-long curriculum to middle school students to...
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Morgan Rich ’19 named finalist for AAPL’s Outstanding Graduate award

March 1, 2018 | AAPL
Morgan Rich ’19 (Sarahsville, Ohio) wasn’t too disappointed when she learned she wasn’t named the American Association of Professional Landmen Outstanding Graduate. Finishing in the top four was rewarding enough. “It is great to know that my college career, as well as my experiences, have been recognized by the national organization of...
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Camp emphasizes science careers for women

June 25, 2015 | WITS
There was a time when young girls may have found it difficult to pursue careers in science. Thanks to programs such as WITS (Women in the Sciences), which are organized to teach and introduce girls to science and math exploration, those days are long since past. The WITS Summer Science Camp, held every summer at Marietta College, is a STEM...
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10 'ideas' recognized during the first round of Marietta College's PioBiz competition

December 4, 2017 | PioBiz
The entrepreneurial mindset that flows throughout the Marietta College student body was on full display on Friday, December 1st when students presented 21 different for- and non-profit business projects during the first round of this year’s PioBiz competition. Competing students presented their business ideas to three judges and more than 50...
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Athletic Training alumni recently recognized by NATA

July 2, 2019 | Sports Medicine
Two graduates of Marietta College’s Athletic Training program were recently honored by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association. Dr. Chris Ingersoll ’85, who was the Vice Provost for Health Science Affairs and Dean of the College of Health and Human Services at the University of Toledo, will be the founding dean of UCF’s College of Health...
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What’s your goal?

March 11, 2015 | news2015
Marietta College offers more than 40 majors that will help you fulfill your professional goals. In addition to focusing on a major, Marietta students also receive a solid liberal arts education, which bolsters critical thinking skills as well as writing skills. Here are some you could consider:
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Students organize inaugural Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition on Nov. 10

October 24, 2017 | Oil and Gas Workshop
Organized by students, the Marietta College Oil and Gas Technical Exhibition will feature more than 40 companies relevant to the oil and gas industry to campus on Friday, November 10th. “This event is extremely exciting and valuable for our students because of the number of companies that we could commit to attending in such a short amount...
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Dave McShaffrey receives Herbert Osborn Award from Ohio Biological Survey

April 30, 2019 | Award
Marietta College’s Dr. Dave McShaffrey, a Professor of Biology, admits he was “a little bit shocked” to be honored recently by the Ohio Biological Survey. McShaffrey received the Herbert Osborn Award during the recent Ohio Natural History Conference held in Columbus, Ohio. The award is named after the Ohio Biological Survey’s founder and...
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Environmental Science Director named editor of water resource publication

February 4, 2014 | 2014
Dr. Eric Fitch, Director of Marietta College’s Environmental Science Program, has been named Editor-in-Chief of Water Resources IMPACT.  Water Resources IMPACT is one of two journals published bi-monthly by the American Water Resources Association (AWRA), the United States’ largest professional membership association for the water...
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Students, faculty connect with professionals during AAPL meeting

September 18, 2017 | AAPL
The Marietta College Landman Association hosted the monthly meeting of the Michael Late Benedum Chapter (MLBC) of the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) on September 14th in the Andrews Hall Great Room. Hosting the meeting served as the most recent example of the growth of the Land and Energy Management program at Marietta...
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Senior enjoys presenting research at annual Chemical Society meeting

April 10, 2019 | Undergraduate Research
Shannon Patberg ’19 (Murrysville, Pennsylvania) recently represented Marietta College at the Spring American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition by presenting research she has been conducting over the last three years alongside faculty members Dr. Jim and Michelle Jeitler.
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Fourth-grade students learn about neuroscience

June 18, 2009 | 2009
Neuroscience and fourth-grade girls generally don’t mix. Most people wouldn’t think of 9- and 10-year olds as scientists, but at Marietta College’s Women in the Sciences (WITS) camp, girls spend an entire week exploring aspects of science they probably wouldn’t experience in a regular classroom at school.
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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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Second-round PioBiz winners develop a concept for eco-friendly product

February 8, 2019 | PioBiz
Marietta College’s Cameron Dowiak ’19 (Burgettstown, Pennsylvania) and Audrey Albright ’21 (Moraine, Ohio) recently teamed up to win the “Proof of Concept” round of the PioBiz competition with their project EcoX. As the top-place team, Dowiak, who is majoring in Biochemistry, and Albright, who is majoring in Marketing and Environmental...
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MC environmental science professor presents at two conferences

December 7, 2004 | 2004
Dr. Eric Fitch, a member of the Biology and Environmental Science Department and Leadership Program faculties at Marietta College, made presentations at the Fall 2004 conferences of two national environmental associations. Fitch spoke on the topic “History and the Future of Interstate Water Resource Compacts” at the American Water Resources...
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Investigative Studies program helps rising junior with internship at Yale

June 19, 2017 | Investigative Studies
Oftentimes, great opportunities are a result of both what you know as well as who you know. For Cameron Dowiak ’19 (Burgettstown, Pennsylvania), getting the opportunity to spend the summer working in a lab at Yale was the culminating result of her own impressive scientific background and a helpful alumni connection.
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Inaugural Stewart Physician Assistant Scholarship awarded to Zach Fairbanks ’19

November 19, 2018 | Scholarship
Zach Fairbanks PA’19 (Martins Ferry, Ohio) was recently awarded the Dr. Gloria M. Stewart Physician Assistant Scholarship during Marietta College’s annual White Coat Ceremony in October. Fairbanks is the first recipient of the $750 award.
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Lab Rat: Meredith Rogers Dubelman ’07 excels as engineer with GE Additive

April 21, 2017 | STEM
Behind the closed doors of the research laboratory is where Meredith Rogers Dubelman ’07 is in her element. As an Advanced Lead Engineer with GE Additive, Meredith is still getting her hands dirty doing research and development. OK, maybe her hands don’t get as dirty these days as much of her work is done with 3-D printing technology. “I...
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Seven Marietta seniors to present at ACS’ national meeting

March 24, 2017 | ACS
Seven Marietta College seniors will present their chemistry research when they attend the American Chemical Society National Meeting being held April 2-6 in San Francisco. Presenting their research at the National Meeting and Exposition will cap off the undergraduate careers of Megan Bache ’17 (Westland, Michigan), Adam Garlow ’17 (Vincent,...
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Five programs scheduled for Physics Colloquium in the fall

September 20, 2018 | Physics Colloquium
Marietta College has scheduled five programs for the fall 2018 Physics Colloquium Series, which has been a staple at the College for more than a decade. The season begins with the new documentary, “Europe to the Stars,” at noon, Friday, September 21st, in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium.
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Marietta students compete in annual PetroBowl in Denver

February 9, 2017 | PetroBowl
Five Marietta College students recently traveled to Denver to compete in the annual PetroBowl national tournament in Denver. PetroBowl is a Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) sponsored event where teams from schools from across the nation compete against each other by correctly answering questions about the practice of petroleum...
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Marietta College inducts four students into Pi Epsilon Tau

May 25, 2018 | Honor Society
Marietta College recently inducted four students into Pi Epsilon Tau, the Petroleum Engineering National Honor Society. The students inducted were Melanie Barsotti ’18 (Marietta, Ohio), Stephen Harper ’19 (Marietta, Ohio), Brent Huck ’19 (Marietta, Ohio) and Rachel Miller ’18 (Waverly, West Virginia).
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Looking at ways to enhance GIS offerings at Marietta College

December 14, 2016 | GIS
Zach Pope ’17 (Mechanicsburg, Ohio) had a cursory understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), but he wanted to learn more. Then he heard Dr. Matt Young, Professor of History, planned to teach a course in it and Pope had to give it a try.
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