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 learn about Lakota people during Alternative Spring Break

April 29, 2013 | Alternative Spring Break
Ari Ross ’13 (Cleveland, Ohio) has heard about some of the wild stories associated with spring break in college.
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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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Senior Week offers graduates a 'Last Chance to Be a Kid'

April 26, 2012 | senior week
There is still finals week to navigate (April 30-May 4), but the Class of 2012 is looking forward this year’s Senior Week — “Last Chance to Be a Kid.” Lauren Currie ’13 (Lockport, N.Y.), Vice President of Student Senate, has worked hard with the other members of Senate to create a week worth remembering. The week kicks off with students...
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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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Annual Up ’til Dawn event kicks off Friday, Nov. 11

November 4, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College students will gather on Friday, Nov. 11, for this year’s Up ’til Dawn event to raise funds for, as well as awareness of, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.   St. Jude is the only pediatric cancer research center where families never pay for treatment not covered by insurance. No child is denied treatment because of a...
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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 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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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 receive treat before finals

December 3, 2014 | Late Night Breakfast
At Marietta College, the Late Night Breakfast is and has been one of the most popular traditions on campus for more than 15 years. This year, like all of those in the past, students will line up outside of Gilman Dining Hall in anticipation of the event that runs from 9-11 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7.
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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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College’s Up ’til Dawn program has memorable year

April 27, 2011 | news2011
With Ellen Campbell (Assistant Dean of Students) as the new advisor and a 13-member executive board, Up ’til Dawn at Marietta College decided to make this a year to remember. “We really focused on making our finale event bigger and better than ever, and we set a record number of letters sent from Marietta College,” said Assistant Director...
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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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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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Marietta College announces public events for December 2016

November 28, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its December 2016 schedule of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission to these events is free. For the most recent and updated information about Marietta College events, visit our Campus Calendar. For a schedule of athletic events, visit the Pioneers website. 12:00 p.m., December 2 — Three Marietta...
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Repeat Performance: Second straight year an ATO, Chi Omega rule Homecoming royalty

November 1, 2010 | 2010
  Marietta College’s Jennifer Kuhn ’11 (Stow, Ohio) and Blake Johnson ’11 (Parkersburg, W.Va.) were crowned Homecoming 2010 royalty during halftime of the Pioneers’ football game against Ohio Northern on Saturday (Oct. 30).   The crowning of king and queen was just one of the many highlights of this year’s homecoming week festivities....
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Senior Matthew Johnson receives Charles J. Ping Student Service Award

May 2, 2018 | Student News
As Matthew Johnson ’18 (Marietta, Ohio) prepares to earn his Bachelor of Arts in both International Leadership and Political Science during Sunday’s (May 6) Commencement ceremony at Marietta College, the Warren High School graduate received an early gift.
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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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Rainy skies don’t damper move-in day for freshman

August 20, 2009 | Move-In Day
Even through the rain and humidity, the mood was of excitement for Marietta College’s new freshman class—and their families—who moved into the residence halls Thursday, Aug. 20. Coming to a place where you don’t know anyone and moving in with someone you have most likely never met can take a toll on the nerves, but for two incoming freshman,...
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Step Afrika! to perform at The Gathering Place on March 4th

February 22, 2018 | Dance
It is not every day that a Broadway group makes its way to Marietta, Ohio. Thanks to the hard work of Marietta College’s Office of Student Life and Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Step Afrika! will perform at 4:30 p.m., Sunday, March 4th, at The Gathering Place. The event is free and open to the public.
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