Marietta a recipient of Fund for Positive Engagement Award

October 5, 2017 | Civic Engagement
Campus Compact, a Boston-based nonprofit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced 40 college and university recipients of grants to bring people together across lines of difference from its Fund for Positive Engagement, including Marietta College.
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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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Marietta College’s Greek organizations recognized for classroom success

February 25, 2019 | Greek Life
Marietta College’s Greek Life was recognized at the Association of Fraternal Leadership (AFLV) Central Conference in Indianapolis for being one of 43 schools to have an All-Greek grade-point-average higher than the All-Campus grade-point-average for the 2017 fall semester, and was one of 38 schools to do the same in the 2018 spring semester.
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PAC wins six awards for programming, marketing

January 6, 2016 | PAC
Seeing several big schools take home multiple awards at the annual National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Mid-America Conference last year, the Pioneer Activities Council (PAC) wanted to try and give them a run for their money in 2015.
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Matriculation ceremony adds to exciting first day for Class of 2021

August 23, 2017 | Students
For about 75 minutes Wednesday afternoon, Marietta College’s newest students learned why their new home is such an amazing place to live and learn during the annual Matriculation ceremony at the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. “At Marietta College, we take pride in assisting you with not only your academics, but your engagement in self-...
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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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College announces robust schedule for 2019 Black History Month

January 30, 2019 | Black History Month
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion will be sponsoring multiple events for Marietta College students and members of the campus community throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month.
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Pizza & Politics hosts special Constitution Day event on Sept. 17

September 14, 2015 | 2015
Marietta College’s Pizza & Politics series will feature a special Constitution Day discussion at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17, in Thomas 124. Join the faculty of the Political Science Department to discuss marriage equality, immigration and the National Security Agency.
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Marietta College celebrates Class of 2017 at 180th Commencement

May 7, 2017 | Commencement
Throughout his first year as Marietta College’s President, Dr. William N. Ruud has developed a bond with the student body that is clearly evident. That relationship was on full display during Marietta College’s 180th Commencement ceremony in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on Sunday. It was very clear following Amy Castle ’17 (Columbus,...
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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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College hosting Marion Blumenthal Lazan as part of International Human Rights Day

December 3, 2018 | Human Rights
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is excited to announce it will be hosting Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan in honor of International Human Rights Day on Monday, December 10th. Lazan will be speaking in the Alma McDonough Auditorium beginning at 6:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
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Class of 2019 closes out first day on campus with Matriculation

August 17, 2015 | Matriculation 2015
Much earlier than in recent years, Marietta College’s new students arrived on campus and participated in the annual Matriculation. More than a week before classes are scheduled to begin, approximately 300 new students filed into Dyson Baudo Recreation Center to begin their Marietta College journey.
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Paige Berschet ’18 elected student body president for 2017-18

April 20, 2017 | SGA
Paige Berschet ’18 (London, Ohio) was elected by Marietta College’s student body to be the Student Government Association’s President for 2017-18. Berschet, who is majoring in both Political Science and Organizational Communications & Public Relations, succeeds Emily Drabeck ’17 (Washington, Pennsylvania) following her year as student...
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Plenty of activities lined up for first week back on campus

August 20, 2008 | news2008
Marietta College's more than 1,450 students will have plenty to keep them busy during their first week back on campus. First things first, the students will get back into the swing of things academically by attending the first classes of the fall semester. Classes begin at 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25. Anyone seeking a regional history lesson as...
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Actress, writer shares challenges of being a woman of color in Hollywood

October 19, 2018 | Diversity & Inclusion
When actress and writer Bianca Sams sits in a writing room, she is often the only person under the age of 40, and the only woman of color. She said these differences present a challenge unforeseen in her job description, and she believes it becomes her duty to act as a whistleblower — speaking out for the groups who are often marginalized in...
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Kennedy Clyde ’16 elected student body president for 2015-16

April 3, 2015 | Student Government
  Kennedy Clyde ’16 (Chagrin Falls, Ohio) was elected by Marietta College’s student body to be the Student Government Association’s President for 2015-16.
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Marietta College gears up for 'Once Upon A Time at Marietta'

October 9, 2006 | 2006
Marietta College alumni will join students on campus for Homecoming 2006 on Oct. 13-15. This year, in an effort to bridge the gap between students and alumni, the Campus Union Board and the Alumni Office agreed on a common theme, "Once Upon a Time at Marietta."
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Marietta’s Alpha Tau Omega earns fraternity’s highest honor

September 26, 2018 | Greek Life
Marietta College’s Alpha Tau Omega fraternity has been recognized for the second consecutive year as a 2018 True Merit Chapter recipient. Each year the Alpha Tau Omega national organization selects a local chapter for their highest honor based upon philanthropic efforts, academics, social life, and campus reputation.
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Brady, O'Hair named Homecoming king and queen

October 13, 2014 | Homecoming 2014
Marietta College seniors Nick Brady (Avon Lake, Ohio) and Alexis O’Hair (Maumee, Ohio) were crowned Homecoming 2014 royalty during halftime of the Pioneers’ football game against Baldwin Wallace on Saturday (Oct. 11).
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College offering variety of programs for Black History Month

February 2, 2017 | Black History Month
Marietta College has special programs planned all throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. “Black History Month seeks to educate the Marietta College community about African-American heritage and promote inclusion and a common understanding across cultures to enhance social and leadership development among its participants,”...
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About 90 future students spend the day touring MC Campus

June 13, 2005 | 2005
Carloads of families and friends of incoming freshman drove into Marietta early this morning to take part in the first of five freshman schedule days. Of the expected 95 students, 90 found their way to the campus Monday morning (June 13) for a taste of what’s to come. As the incoming students found their groups and sat around campus in the...
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Campus celebrates the arrival of new students during Move-In Day

August 22, 2018 | Move-In Day
Though it took minutes to drive to campus from her home, Alexis Roberts ’22 (Marietta, Ohio) was excited to reach a special milestone in her life: Move-in Day at Marietta College. “I’m excited but also nervous,” the Psychology major said, as she and her parents, Michelle and Kenneth Roberts, prepared to move into Russell Hall. “Marietta was...
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New program provides needed resource for LGBT community

August 4, 2014 | LGBT
Just as you enter Coach Stacia Shrider’s office in Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, you’ll notice a “Safe Zone” decal on her window.
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Lambda Chi Alpha collects and donates 2,000 pounds of food

December 1, 2016 | Greek Life
Marietta College’s Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, with the assistance of the Marietta community and College community, recently collected 2,000 pounds of food items that will be donated to local food pantries. “I could not be happier with all of the work done by so many of the members in the community,” said Robert Felton ’18 (Wheeling, West...
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Class of 2018 remembered for the positive impact it made at Marietta College

May 6, 2018 | Commencement 2018
Following countless tests, papers and projects, Marietta College’s Class of 2018 received a new assignment from commencement speaker, Donald G. Ritter ’81, on Sunday afternoon.
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