Eleven seniors make up Marietta College’s homecoming court

October 18, 2017 | Homecoming
Marietta College’s student body will begin voting for the 2017 Homecoming queen and king on Thursday, October 19th during the lunch and dinner hours at Gilman Dining Hall. The 2017 Homecoming Court is made up of six potential queens and five potential kings. Voting will be held from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 5:00-8:00 p.m. on both Thursday,...
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Students enjoy different options for spring trips

April 11, 2012 | Alternative Spring Break
Lydia Tillmaand ’13 (Xenia, Ohio) experienced Bourbon Street on the eve of St. Patrick’s Day, ate New Orleans gumbo and visited the Hurricane Katrina Museum during seven days as part of an alternative spring break. But of all the things she encountered with 12 other Marietta College students and two staff members, nothing sticks out more than...
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Rachel Ewing elected Student Body President for 2019-20

April 25, 2019 | SGA
Marietta College’s 2019-20 Student Government Association leadership comes from three states, including a California native as student body President. Marietta’s students elected Rachel Ewing ’20 (Stockton, California) to be the SGA President, and she will replace Emily Vigue ’19 (Lancaster, Ohio). Ewing said she is looking forward to...
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Voter Registration: What Students Need to Know

February 15, 2016 | Election 2016
Though students may call Marietta College home for the year, they still have the chance to vote in the upcoming presidential primary election. However, they must act fast. The deadline for voter registration for the March 15 presidential primary election is Tuesday, Feb. 16. The Washington County Board of Elections will be open until 9 p.m....
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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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Esbenshade Series begins with ‘An Evening with Sojourner Truth’

October 26, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series kicks off the 2011-12 season with “The Spirit calls me, and I must go:” An Evening with Sojourner Truth on Wednesday, Nov. 2.   Kathryn Woods dramatically re-creates the life and words of this most remarkable woman. The program joins Sojourner Truth at the end of her life. She recalls her early days as a...
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Marietta students receive Order of Omega scholarships

February 13, 2019 | Greek Life
As president of their sorority and fraternity, Loren Coontz ’20 (Rootstown, Ohio) and David Erzen ’19 (Bethel Park, Pennsylvania) know the value of campus involvement at Marietta College. Both students are also active in a variety of organizations and campus groups, including Omicron Delta Kappa.
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Marietta College hosts Meaningful Life Fair at DBRC on Oct. 19

October 5, 2015 | Student News
What does it mean to live a meaningful life — and how does one make life meaningful? What does it look like to live life to the fullest? Marietta College students will explore answers to these big questions during the Meaningful Life Fair from 5-7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19, in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. 
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Marietta students, employees ready to tackle Community Day projects

March 22, 2011 | 2011
With about 20 projects on tap and more than 200 volunteers coming from Marietta College’s students, faculty and staff, the annual Community Service Day should be a huge success on Saturday, March 26. Arielle Jennings, Director of Experiential Education and Service Learning said the format for Community Service Day has changed.
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Campus Day of service honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 9, 2019 | Day of Service
Spending time at the local Boys & Girls Club is a pretty common occurrence for members of Marietta College’s baseball team, so when coach Brian Brewer learned the entire campus was encouraged to participate in the campus’s first Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, he knew exactly where his players would want to be.
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Marietta places high in new Washington Monthly ranking

September 14, 2015 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has placed 45th in a national ranking of baccalaureate colleges and universities across the United States in regards to an institutions contribution to the public good.
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Campus excited to welcome new Pioneers

August 23, 2017 | Move-In Day
It would be easy to assume that Hannah Garofalo ’21 and Theresa “Tree” LaGreca ’21 were lifelong best friends by the way they finished each other’s sentences and joked around during Wednesday’s PioConnect and when most of the Class of 2021 moved into their Marietta College residence halls.
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Students love the traditional breakfast before finals week

November 30, 2009 | Late Night Breakfast
Ally Janakis ’11 (South Berwick, Maine) loves the traditions at Marietta College. Whether it’s participating in Doo Dah Day or painting The Rock for a CUB event. But probably her favorite tradition is the annual Late Night Breakfast that is held the Sunday before finals week in the fall.
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College celebrating Native American History Month on Nov. 1

October 29, 2018 | Diversity & Inclusion
The Piscataway Nation Singers and Dancers will be at Marietta College on Thursday, November 1st as the campus celebrates Native American History Month. The singers and dancers will perform at 8:00 p.m. in The Gathering Place. The event, which is sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, is free and open to the public.
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Class of 2019 ready to arrive at Marietta College

August 12, 2015 | Class of 2019
Most of the 350 new Marietta College students will begin arriving on campus Sunday, Aug. 16, as they begin a new adventure as Pioneers. Families will begin arriving on campus at 8 a.m. — and maybe earlier — to start the freshman move-in process. President Joseph W. Bruno and his wife, Diane, will be there to greet many members of the Class...
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McCoy Scholarship, hard work help senior transform life

May 2, 2017 | Commencement
The metamorphosis of Brian Raiff ’17 (Galena, Ohio) during the past four years at Marietta College is something even he couldn’t have predicted. Raiff arrived on campus in the Fall of 2013 as a 285-pound former football player, who openly admits he didn’t know much about being a petroleum engineer. But four years later, it’s easy to see...
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Actress, writer to speak at Marietta about diversity, inclusion

October 17, 2018 | Diversity & Inclusion
Actress and writer Bianca Sams will be at Marietta College for "A Discussion of Diversity and Inclusion in an age of #MeToo," at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, October 18th, in the Andrews Hall Great Room.
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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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Marietta College officially welcomes back Doo Dah Day

April 12, 2017 | Doo Dah Day
This year, Marietta College will be formally relaunching Doo Dah Day for the first time since 2013. It is scheduled for 5-11 p.m., Friday, April 21, following All Scholars Day. Wrapped in tradition dating back to 1974, Doo Dah Day marks the celebration of the arrival of spring and allows students to take a break from their rigorous studies...
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Reflections of Legacy's foundational fans

October 8, 2007 | 2007
Editor's note Three students - biochemistry major Tyler Okel '08, education major Luke Haumesser '09 and studio art and graphics design double major Claire Reintgen '08 - spent the night of Oct. 4 outside the chain link fence that separates Marietta College's campus from the work site of the future Legacy Library. The trio documented their...
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College leadership signs A Declaration on the Rights of Historically-Underserved Students

September 5, 2018 | Diversity & Inclusion
In the eight months she has been at Marietta College, Dr. Nkenge Friday, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Diversity & Inclusion, has met with countless members of campus to gain a better understanding of the state of diversity and inclusion at Marietta — with a goal of creating ways to add and keep inclusiveness moving forward...
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Students, employees spend first Saturday doing community service

September 8, 2014 | news2014
As members of the Class of 2018 began reassembling back on campus, a sense of accomplishment and pride began to fill the air.
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PAC brings back Spirit Week starting on January 23rd

January 18, 2017 | Spirit Week 2017
To start off the new semester, The Pioneer Activities Council (PAC) is hosting a campus-wide Spirit Week to rally Marietta College’s Pioneer pride. Spirit Week kicks off on Monday, January 23rd, with a campus-wide Navy Blue and White Day. Be sure to wear MC gear and show it off on social media for a chance to win a $50 gift card to the...
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Nine students make up Marietta's 2006 Homecoming royalty

October 6, 2006 | Homecoming 2006
Marietta College is pleased to announce that the 2006 Homecoming Court includes five queen candidates and four king candidates. All are seniors. The winners will be announced at halftime of the Pioneers' football game with John Carroll on Saturday, Oct. 14. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. at Don Drumm Stadium.
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Competitive eSports coming to Marietta College this fall

August 15, 2018 | eSports
Marietta College will add a competitive eSports program this fall with the ultimate goal of adding it as a varsity sport in the near future, announced Larry Hiser, Director of Athletics. Marietta College has applied for membership into the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), which is the governing body of competitive...
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