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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One more look at a busy April on campus

May 5, 2014 | 2014
​ April is always a busy month on campus, and if you look at the images our photographers got you'll see what we mean. From induction ceremonies to project presentations, to athletics and conferences, Marietta College was an exciting place to be last month. Enjoy this look back at April 2014 through photos taken by Ryan Turnewitsch ’15,...
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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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Faculty, staff feed more than 600 during spring 'Late-Night Breakfast'

April 25, 2005 | 2005
Students began lining up outside Gilman Dining Hall around 10 p.m. — an hour before the doors opened for the highly anticipated “Late-Night Breakfast” at Marietta College. When the doors finally opened more than 600 MC students were served food by professors and staff from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday, April 24. Other faculty and staff cooked,...
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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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Students enjoy unexpected day off from class

February 4, 2014 | Snow Day
Ask any student and they’ll tell you a snow day never happens at Marietta College. On Monday, Feb. 3, they got a special treat and first “snow day” in five years.
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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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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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Weaver promoted to lead College’s Police Department

December 13, 2013 | Campus Police
After serving as Interim Chief of the Marietta College Police Department for several months, Jim Weaver has been permanently promoted to the top spot on the force.
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Campus continues adapting to online learning, isolation

March 31, 2020 | Virtual Learning
As it became clear that students would not be returning to colleges and universities across the U.S. amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Marietta College quickly adapted and classes are running fairly smoothly. However, there have been challenges. Fortunately, it looks like everyone — students, faculty and staff — is rising to the occasion.
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Marietta College announces public events for November 2016

October 18, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its November 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. 7:00 p.m., November 1 — Tony Fiore, an...
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Students, College remember South Dakota tribe by donating mattresses

If you want to experience Old West history and American Indian culture, there may not be a better location than South Dakota.
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MLK Jr. Day of Service continues to engage community

January 21, 2020 | MLK Day 2020
For a brief moment, Emileigh Mathis ’23 (Portsmouth, Ohio) stood in Dyson Baudo Recreation Center with friends Racheal Tingley ’23 (Tipp City, Ohio) and Jensen Greer ’22 (McConnelsville, Ohio), and reflected on why she chose to attend Monday morning’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service rather than spend a day off of classes relaxing in her...
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College's first summer program to prepare incoming freshmen for college life considered huge success

October 5, 2016 | Student Success
The group of 13 incoming freshmen sitting in the Academic Resource Center in Andrews Hall in June learned many valuable tools while they spent three days on campus as part of the PioPREP Academy. One in particular, was that their education at Marietta College would not be a “sink or swim” experience.
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Marietta College partners with Ripple Safety for 24/7 monitoring service

January 16, 2018 | safety
Ripple Network Technologies, Inc., makers of the world’s smallest personal safety wearable, today announced a partnership with Marietta College, a safety-focused, progressive and innovative institution of higher learning in Marietta, Ohio. Marietta’s belief is that this solution allows their students to safely navigate college life, not only...
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College’s Shake America volunteers at Daily Bread Kitchen

October 31, 2012 | news2012
Shake America may be a new student organization on Marietta College’s campus, but the upstart is already making an impact in the community. With 10 Marietta College students in tow, Shake America recently sponsored a meal at the Daily Bread Kitchen in the Harmar area of Marietta. The kitchen operates from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday —...
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College excited to be a founding member of Great Lakes Esports Conference

August 2, 2019 | eSports
Marietta College’s esports program will begin its second year this fall as one of the founding members of the Great Lakes Esports Conference (GLEC). “We are excited to join the new Great Lakes Esports Conference and be one of the founding members,” said Rick Smith, Director of Marietta’s eSports Program. “This will give our esports athletes...
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Students return to campus for fall semester

August 29, 2016 | Back to School
The lull of summer break has come to a close and campus has once again become a bustling place with students and faculty ready for another great academic year. Throughout the day, students stopped into the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center for Pioneer Connect to have their schedules verified, obtain parking permits, learn about resources such as...
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