Banker, philanthropist John. G. McCoy ’35 passes away at the age of 97

April 5, 2010 | 2010
Before John G. McCoy became a banking giant and one of Ohio’s biggest philanthropists, he was a Marietta College student. Born and raised in Marietta, McCoy graduated from Marietta College with a Bachelor of Arts in Business in 1935. The man known around campus as “Mr. Marietta,” died Sunday (April 4, 2010) at his home in New Albany, Ohio. He...
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Class of 2018 remembered for the positive impact it made at Marietta College

May 6, 2018 | Commencement 2018
Following countless tests, papers and projects, Marietta College’s Class of 2018 received a new assignment from commencement speaker, Donald G. Ritter ’81, on Sunday afternoon.
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Athletic trainer named representative to national association

November 29, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Jessica Rager, Assistant Professor and Athletic Trainer, was recently named representative to National Athletic Trainers’ Association Young Professional Committee (NATA YPC). “It’s a tremendous honor to have been selected to represent District IV in the YPC,” she said.
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'Get Tested! Week' scheduled for April 30 to May 6 at Marietta College

April 27, 2006 | 2006
Marietta College's chapter of Student Global AIDS Campaign is sponsoring "Get Tested! Week" from April 30 through May 6. The week's events are also co-sponsored by The American Red Cross and the Washington County Health Department. There will be free and confidential HIV testing from 7-10 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, and Thursday, May 4, in...
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Recovering addict RJ Vied to speak about addiction on October 27th

October 21, 2016 | Addiction
RJ Vied, recovering addict and Director of Public Relations of Reliance Treatment Center of North Palm Beach, Florida, is speaking at Marietta College on “The Impact & Culture of Addiction” at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 27th. Vied, who is well known in the online recovery community, will make his presentation in the Alma McDonough...
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12 Marietta College seniors complete honors research projects

May 15, 2013 | 2013
During the 2012-13 academic year, 12 seniors took their Marietta College education to the next level by completing honors research projects. “I love a challenge,” said Audrey Ross ’13 (Norwalk, Ohio), a psychology major. “I've always been the type of person to go above and beyond and this was the perfect opportunity to do so … This was a...
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Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opens Feb. 27 with reception

February 3, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College’s Art Department is proud to present the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, which features the work of Art and Graphic Design students. The show, which opens Feb. 27, will be held in the Third Floor Gallery of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The exhibition will run through March 20. An opening reception will be held from 6-8...
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Marietta College adding new, unique synthetic fields for football, soccer and lacrosse

April 26, 2018 | Football
Marietta College’s Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the installation of new synthetic surfaces at both Don Drumm Stadium and Marietta Field. “We are excited to have this opportunity to improve our facilities and provide a playing experience unlike any other in the Ohio Athletic Conference,” said Marietta...
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College announces promotions in Office of Admission

February 5, 2015 | 2015
After 14 years of dedicated service to Marietta College, Scott McVicar ’87 was recently promoted to Director of Admission. Also promoted was Nancy Huffman to International Admission Coordinator. McVicar had been serving as the Interim Director since June, and prior to that was an Associate Director of Admission. Huffman was an administrative...
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Esbenshade Series begins with ‘An Evening with Sojourner Truth’

October 26, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series kicks off the 2011-12 season with “The Spirit calls me, and I must go:” An Evening with Sojourner Truth on Wednesday, Nov. 2.   Kathryn Woods dramatically re-creates the life and words of this most remarkable woman. The program joins Sojourner Truth at the end of her life. She recalls her early days as a...
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College ready to welcome students back for spring semester

January 17, 2006 | 2006
Following one of the longest holiday breaks in Marietta College history, more than 1,300 students should be raring to go when classes resume on Monday, Jan. 23. By the time the first class takes roll on Monday, students and faculty will have enjoyed 44 days away from campus.
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Eleven seniors make up Marietta College’s homecoming court

October 10, 2016 | Homecoming
On Wednesday, Marietta College’s student body will begin voting for the 2016 Homecoming queen and king during the lunch and dinner hours at Gilman Dining Hall. The 2016 Homecoming Court is made up of five potential queens and six potential kings. Voting will be held from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 5:00-8:00 p.m. on both Thursday, October 13th...
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College announces Planetarium public showings for December

November 20, 2009 | Planetarium
Each month Dr. Ann Bragg thinks the community interest in Marietta College’s Anderson Hancock Planetarium will begin to wane. To her excitement she continues to be wrong. Six months since its dedication, the Planetarium has welcomed 6,000 visitors through community nights, special programming for area school children and open houses. “...
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Women's basketball player selected for WBCA 'So You Want To Be A Coach' program

January 22, 2018 | Women's Basketball
Marietta College senior women's basketball player Ashley Barker ’18 (Mogadore, Ohio/Mogadore) has been chosen to participate in the 16th annual "So You Want To Be A Coach" program offered by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association in a partnership with the Alliance of Women Coaches. The three-day workshop with speakers provided by the...
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Students receive treat before finals

December 3, 2014 | Late Night Breakfast
At Marietta College, the Late Night Breakfast is and has been one of the most popular traditions on campus for more than 15 years. This year, like all of those in the past, students will line up outside of Gilman Dining Hall in anticipation of the event that runs from 9-11 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7.
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'Dress for Success' opens Career Week at Marietta College

October 7, 2005 | 2005
"Dress for Success," a presentation hosted by the Career Center at Marietta College, kicks off a series of programs for MC students to be offered during Career Week, Oct. 17-21. "We are committed and eager to assist students with career exploration, internships, job search and graduate/professional school opportunities in order to help them...
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OSU’s Frederick Aldama headlines College’s Hispanic Heritage Month

September 13, 2016 | Modern Languages
Dr. Frederick Aldama, Arts & Humanities Distinguished Professor at The Ohio State University, will be at Marietta College making presentations and interacting with students on Monday, Sept. 19, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month on campus.
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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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Aussie Adventure: Lauren McKiernan ’10 cherishes her semester Down Under

September 14, 2009 | 2009
Lauren McKiernan ’10 (Parkersburg, W.V.) had never traveled by herself before, so the thought of spending a semester in Australia was a little daunting at first. “The hardest part about living in Australia was making the transition in the very beginning,” McKiernan said. “I didn’t know anyone on the entire continent and had never traveled...
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College’s student-run programming unit honored by NACA

November 20, 2017 | PAC
Pioneer Activities Council (PAC), the student-run programming unit for Marietta College, was yet again recognized for its programming and promotional efforts at the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Mid-America Conference. At this year’s NACA conference, which was held in Covington, Kentucky, from October 26-29, PAC was...
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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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Associate Professor selected to present at Hawaii conference in January

September 23, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Dr. William Bauer, Associate Professor of Education, has been accepted to present at the 2012 Hawaii International Conference on Education. The conference will be held Jan. 5-8 in Honolulu. Bauer’s submission, “Youth Leadership Forum for High School Students with Disabilities: A Model for Success in Developing Skills in...
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College experimenting with 'J-Term' during winter break

September 30, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College students have a new opportunity during winter break this year. In January, select courses are being offered in what the College has named "J-Term." This term was created after the college moved its spring semester ahead in order to set a new graduation date. Once the graduation date was set, there was a three-week gap in the...
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Campus community welcomes first-year students

August 24, 2016 | Move-In Day
For many incoming first-year students and their families, the morning of Move-In Day is an exhausting, stressful and tear-filled time. But for Marietta College families experiencing Move-In Day, it was nothing but smiles. “We parents are blown away by how friendly everyone here is!” said a father walking into Mary Beach Hall empty handed.
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