Marietta College inducts 11 students into Gamma Sigma Alpha

December 8, 2017 | Greek Life
Eleven members of Marietta College’s Greek Community were initiated into Gamma Sigma Alpha, National Greek Academic Honor Society on Monday, December 4th. The students are the first in more than six years to be initiated into this prestigious honor society at Marietta College and constitute the revival of the Gamma Beta Chapter of Gamma...
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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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Marietta College hosts full schedule celebrating Global Awareness Month

October 31, 2019 | Education Abroad
As a student at Marietta College, Norihiro Matsuyama ’23 (Osaka, Japan) is happy to talk with his new friends about his home country of Japan, and looks forward to the many events planned for the campus in November in celebration of Global Awareness Month.
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Marietta College announces public events for October 2016

September 20, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its October 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.
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Interfaith Amigos visiting Marietta area for three days in November

October 26, 2017 | Interfaith Amigos
The internationally renowned Interfaith Amigos will visit Marietta and other sites in southeast Ohio — including Marietta College — from November 10th through the 12th. These three clergymen have given their inspiring presentation in the U.S. — from Seattle to New York City — as well as in the Middle East and Japan, and have been featured as...
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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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Alpha Xi Delta sorority stands out during national convention

July 30, 2019 | Greek Life
“Realize Your Potential.” It’s the motto that reminds the women of Alpha Xi Delta to pursue excellence in everything they do… and they know how to do exactly that. The Marietta College chapter was recently recognized at the sorority’s national convention in Seattle as they were presented with three different marks of distinction. For...
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Members of the Class of 2020 join the College during Matriculation ceremony

August 24, 2016 | Class of 2020
President William N. Ruud, presiding over his first Marietta College Matriculation ceremony, thanked the more than 300 parents in attendance for entrusting the safety and future of their children with the College.
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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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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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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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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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