College announces summer show schedule for Planetarium

May 10, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College is pleased to announce the summer schedule for community show at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium have been set and reservations are currently being taken for the May showing of “Seven Wonders.” Seven Wonders, along with a season star discussion, is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, May 19, as well as 2 and 3:30 p.m., Sunday,...
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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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Back-to-back: Marietta students earn 3% scholarship

November 24, 2015 | 2015
In a world where women influence upwards of 80 percent of consumer spending and 60 percent of social media sharing, it can seem a little unbalanced that women make up less than 10 percent of all U.S. Creative Directors.
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Christian Sanders ’14

November 13, 2012 | 2012
A city boy by nature, hailing from his beloved Cleveland, Christian Sanders appreciates one major aspect of a small-town college: its opportunities.
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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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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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Intervention Specialist students present at CEC-TED conference

April 21, 2014 | 2014
Four Marietta College Education students — each one majoring in Intervention Specialist — presented at the second annual CEC-TED conference held at the Ohio Opportunities for People with Disabilities at the James A. Rhodes State Office Tower in Columbus in late March.
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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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College changes look of Website, adds new features

October 11, 2004 | 2004
Recently there have been several changes made throughout the Marietta College campus. One of the most recent changes that shouldn’t go overlooked is the College’s new Website. The address, www.marietta.edu, is the same, but visitors now say goodbye to the outdated version of Marietta’s homepage, and hello to a fresh site that’s bursting with...
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College adds Delta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Omicron

September 24, 2012 | KAO
Marietta College recently established the Delta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Omicron, an organization for students and faculty who learn and work with subjects like Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Sustainability, and other interdisciplinary fields.
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Lehman, Gray named Marietta College Homecoming royalty

October 20, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College seniors Elizabeth "E.J." Lehman and Tom Gray were crowned Homecoming 2007 royalty during halftime of the Pioneers' football game against Ohio Northern on Saturday (Oct. 20). The announcing of queen and king was just one of the many highlights in a weekend full of activities for students and alumni. Other memorable moments...
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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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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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Students collaborating with Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership

January 28, 2011 | 2011
It may have a new name and a new partner, but the goal is still the same: identify the best leaders in the United States. This spring, five Marietta College students are working on the Top American Leaders (TAL) project, a collaboration between The Washington Post and the Center for Public Leadership (CPL) at Harvard University's John F....
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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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College Bookstore has baseball championship gear available

June 6, 2012 | 2012
Fans of the Etta Express can now express their pride a little better, thanks to memorabilia being sold in the College Bookstore. Last week, Marietta won the NCAA Division III National Championship in Grand Chute, Wis., after besting Wheaton in a 7-2 win and finishing 5-1 in the series. It’s the team’s sixth national championship — the first...
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Associate Professor speaks at 'Renewable on Parade' conference in Iowa

October 3, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Dr. Eric J. Fitch, associate professor of environmental science and leadership, was an invited speaker at "Renewable on Parade" a major conference on renewable energy development held in Washington and Riverside, two towns in Washington County, Iowa, on Sept. 20-23. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)...
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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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Caitlin Yager memorial service on Jan. 21

January 20, 2014 | Caitlin Yager
A memorial service celebrating the life of Caitlin Yager ’16 will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Marietta College’s Fenton Court. All are invited for the service and the reception to follow.
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Former Pioneer Chris Sidick ’05 still going strong with Washington Wild Things

November 30, 2010 | 2010
Chris Sidick ’05 is in no hurry to leave the Washington Wild Things. Even when he had a chance to sign with the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Diego Padres a few years ago, Sidick knew his part-time job with the Wild Things was his best option.
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PAC organizes impressive list of fall campus events

September 3, 2015 | PAC
The variety and quality of programming being brought to Marietta College’s campus has seen a significant improvement within just the past year. A lot of those positive changes are a direct result of the work of the students who comprise the Pioneer Activities Council (PAC). PAC is Marietta’s student-run organization that serves as the...
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Dobkins donate $2M for library's Jack E. and Betty O. Prince Forum

May 4, 2007 | 2007
Before Eric Dobkin proposed to his college sweetheart, Barbara Berman, in 1964, he obtained her parents' consent. And, hours after she said yes, he made the short drive to Williamstown, W.Va., to share the good news with his second family: Marietta College professor Jack Prince and his wife Betty. "He was such a father figure to me. If you...
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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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Yue Liu ’15

October 18, 2013 | 2013
Yue Liu ’15 traveled halfway across the globe to attend Marietta College and pursue her dream of becoming a businesswoman in America.
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