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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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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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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College’s annual Multicultural Festival scheduled for November 3rd

October 30, 2017 | Multicultural Fest
More than 20 cultures will be represented through food, performances and robust conversation at this year's Multicultural Festival, being held from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, November 3rd, in the Hermann Fine Arts Center. Sponsored by PAC, the Office of Education Abroad and the Department of Modern Languages, this year’s festival has grown in...
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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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Biochemistry major wins Miss West Virginia USA pageant

October 14, 2017 | Miss West Virginia
In the days leading up to Marietta College’s four-day break, biochemistry major Casey Lassiter ’18 (Spencer, West Virginia) went through two rigorous interviews for entrance into graduate physician assistant programs. But rather than taking the following four days to unwind, Lassiter, who is also pursuing minors in Biology and Health...
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Education Abroad offers students a new perspective on the world

March 1, 2012 | Study Abroad
Changing his major from Biochemistry to Spanish was not an easy decision for Vincent Hendershot ’13 (Belpre, Ohio).
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Family, friends tour Encino Energy well pad named in memory of late Petroleum Engineering student

March 11, 2019 | Petroleum Engineering
Encino Energy hosted family and friends of a Marietta College student who passed away unexpectedly for a tour of a well pad named in his memory. Joel Wunnenberg  ’20 was an aspiring petroleum engineer in his first year at Marietta College when he tragically passed away in the spring of 2017.
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Kuwaiti students join humanitarian campaign

February 5, 2016 | Education Abroad
Omar Almjmrad began his day Friday with calls from his father, mother, brothers and even his grandmother from his home in Kuwait — all of them expressing their pride in what he and his friends were doing for the Marietta area.
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Football players show their strength to help beautify campus

August 24, 2017 | Students
Coach Andy Waddle knew his football team wouldn’t think twice about adding a service project for the College to their already busy camp schedule. “Marietta College has been so good to us, Dr. Ruud, specifically has been very supportive of our guys,” Waddle said. “I told them when we got our new helmets, ‘Let’s try to find a way to give back...
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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 hosts Lunar New Year event on Friday

February 6, 2019 | Lunar New Year
Marietta College is celebrating the Year of the Pig during its annual Lunar New Year Celebration from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Friday, February 8, at The Gathering Place. Students, staff, family members, and Marietta community members are invited to celebrate with Chinese cuisine, more than $300 in door prizes, games, and many entertaining programs.
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Three-day Family Weekend begins Friday

September 15, 2015 | Family Weekend
Each year a special weekend, packed with unique activities and opportunities, is set aside to encourage fellowship with family and friends of current Marietta College students. For Ross Lidman ’18 (Liberty Township, Ohio), the excitement for the upcoming Family Weekend is beginning to intensify.
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National conference is an eye-opening experience for Advertising & Public Relations student

June 27, 2017 | Student News
When it comes to learning about an industry’s newest advancements and constantly changing climate as well as having the opportunity to network with and get advice from leaders in the field, nothing beats attending a national conference. After attending the 2017 ADAMERICA Conference from June 7-10 in New Orleans with Assistant Professor of...
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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's Honors Program offers students a variety of cultural events

December 20, 2018 | Honors Program
Students accepted to the Honors Program as incoming freshmen have already displayed their commitment to academic excellence, which is why the program is designed to help stretch the student experience well beyond the comfort zone of a classroom. Dr. David Brown, Director of the Honors Program, recently returned with a group of Honors and...
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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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