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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MC students claim six prizes at annual Michigan State design contest

April 18, 2006 | 2006
Four Marietta College students were honored for their creative efforts, including one first-place finish, in the 2006 Michigan State University Design Contest for College Students. It is the fifth consecutive year that a Marietta College student has taken first place in at least one category as senior Kenny Cramer of Fleming, Ohio, took the...
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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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176th Commencement: Share Your Stories

May 6, 2013 | 2013
Is there a bigger Marietta Moment than this week?
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Fashion photographer, alumnus exhibit opens Oct. 16 in Hermann

October 5, 2009 | 2009
During his first year of running his own photo studio and gallery, business was so slow for Jason Noble ’99 that he used to sit on the front doorstep and play guitar for the thousands of people rushing back and forth. Boy how things have changed since those early days in 2002. Now Noble, along with his wife, Danielle Boettcher Noble ’99, runs...
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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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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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‘Ghost Stories from the Stacks’ is back by popular demand on Oct. 28

October 13, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s inaugural “Ghost Stories from the Stacks” was so wildly popular, the Legacy Library staff knew they had to bring it back this year. Naturally, there will be a second annual “Ghost Stories” on Friday, Oct. 28 in the Legacy Library. This is free and open to the public. It is also co-sponsored by College Union Board.
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'Residency Project' at MC demonstrates collective living

November 16, 2005 | 2005
It's not exactly like visiting a living history site, because the members of the Greensboro Community Arts Collective aren't in period costume and they don't pretend they live in a different time.
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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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Student Senate officers elected for 2013-14 academic year

April 5, 2013 | news2013
For the first time in five years, Marietta College’s Student Senate will be not be made up of students only from Ohio. Jessica Johnson ’14 (Johnstown, Ohio) will take over for Connor Walters ’13 (Bay Village, Ohio) as Student Senate President.
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Athletic Department donates gaming systems to area organizations

September 3, 2009 | 2009
One organization plans to use the donation as a way to get more indoor exercise, while another group sees the gift as a motivational tool for students to complete their homework. It is those type of examples that makes the donation by Marietta College’s Athletic Department of two Xbox 360 gaming systems and two Nintendo Wii systems to area...
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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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Author Alexie to speak at College on Sept. 10

August 18, 2014 | 2014
Described by The New York Times as “one of the major lyric voices of our time,” Sherman Alexie will speak at Marietta College at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept.
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Busy agenda faces Student Senate President at the start of the year

September 1, 2011 | 2011
After being elected Student Senate President last spring, Ryan Nolen ’12 (Belpre, Ohio) began gearing up for a productive and action-packed senior year. In addition to completing his degree in Marketing, tacking on minors in Advertising/Public Relations and Communication Studies, and earning a Certificate in Leadership Studies, Nolen...
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Beautiful day makes dedication ceremony for new soccer field special

October 1, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College officials couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day to dedicate the soccer field along Greene Street than what they got Saturday, Oct. 1. Dr. Jean Scott, Marietta's President, and soccer coach Patrick Holguin each spoke about the stunning complex and thanked everyone who helped make the new Marietta Field happen.
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Award-winning writer Elizabeth Eslami speaking at College March 24

March 8, 2016 | 2016
Elizabeth Eslami, winner of the 2013 Ohio State University Prize in Short Fiction, will be conducting a reading in Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 24. Sponsored by the College’s English Department, the event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in the McDonough Gallery.
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Dr. Teuscher to deliver talk on ‘father of computer’ at Krause Lecture

March 8, 2013 | 2013
Dr. Christof Teuscher, author and editor, will be the keynote speaker for the 2013 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science. Teuscher, who initiated and organized the Turing Day, will talk about “The Life and Legacy of Alan Turing,” at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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College adds Assistant Director of Student Activities and Greek Life

August 13, 2009 | 2009
Coming from a school with an enrollment of nearly 18,000 students to one with 1,400 can seem strange at first, but for Allison Toney it’s a breath of fresh air.
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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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D.J. DePriest ’16

May 22, 2014 | 2014
D.J. DePriest transferred to Marietta College after completing his freshman year at another school and quickly became involved in the many activities offered on campus.
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College announces second round of Capstone Award winners

May 24, 2011 | 2011. capstone winners
It’s called a senior capstone, but Heather Haught ’11 (Marietta, Ohio) spent parts of entire college career completing the major project. But all of Haught’s hard work paid off as she was one of 32 students to recently be honored with a Capstone Award during the 174th Commencement at Marietta College.
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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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College announces December planetarium shows

November 12, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College is pleased to announce the December community show at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium is “Season of Light.” This full dome show, created by Loch Ness Productions, traces the history and development of numerous holiday traditions, including the Yule log, mistletoe, and the Christmas tree. The program concludes by exploring...
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Associate Professor returns from fellowship in Honolulu

August 26, 2008 | 2008
Marietta College's Dr. Eric J. Fitch, Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Leadership and Director of the Environmental Science Program, recently returned to campus following a productive summer.
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