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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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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Variety, fun highlight CUB events for first half of fall semester

August 10, 2011 | 2011
Most of Marietta College’s students are still off enjoying the final weeks of their summer break, but Joe Dillon ’12 (Valley View, Ohio) has been planning dozens of student activities for the first month of the 2011-12 school year. Dillon, President of College Union Board (CUB), has been working with other members of the organization to have...
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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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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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College’s Board of Trustees approves $24M residence hall project

December 21, 2010 | Harrison Hall
Marietta College’s Board of Trustees approved the construction of a $24 million, 105,000-square-foot complex at the corner of Seventh and Putnam streets that will provide a health and wellness center, a dining area and some apartment-style units for 364 students. College officials are also pleased to announce that the Ohio Higher Educational...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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College, local leaders host community conversation on Race & Religion

November 11, 2016 | Race
Join local civic leaders, Marietta College representatives, community advocates and clergy for a panel discussion addressing race and religion at 7:00 p.m., Monday, November 21st. It will be held in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. This conversation is open to all members of our community, and is an opportunity to hear and share our...
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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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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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Marietta students take in-depth look at local poverty

March 21, 2014 | news2014
After bracing to spend just a few minutes outside to travel from building to building for classes during this winter’s bitterly cold days, Marietta College students received just a taste of what it’s like to suffer from the elements.
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Recovering addict RJ Vied to speak about addiction on October 27th

October 21, 2016 | Addiction
RJ Vied, recovering addict and Director of Public Relations of Reliance Treatment Center of North Palm Beach, Florida, is speaking at Marietta College on “The Impact & Culture of Addiction” at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 27th. Vied, who is well known in the online recovery community, will make his presentation in the Alma McDonough...
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