Delta Tau Delta earns fraternity’s most prestigious honor

February 1, 2012 | 2012
For the fifth time since 1990, Marietta College’s Delta Tau Delta fraternity has been awarded its organization’s most prestigious honor—The Hugh Shields Award. The Epsilon Upsilon chapter received the award during the Northern Division Conference brunch on Sunday, Jan. 29, in Indianapolis. More than 400 members of Delta Tau Delta were in...
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College, City unveil sign that honors six-time national champions

September 24, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College officials, along with Marietta Mayor Joe Matthews, unveiled a street sign honoring the six-time NCAA Division III Baseball National Champions during a special ceremony at Don Schaly Stadium, Wednesday.
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College hires Associate Dean to improve student involvement

September 24, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College’s Office of Campus Involvement has seen major changes over the recent summer months: a new title, a new office space and a new Associate Dean of Students at the helm.
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Paul Zecchi ’70 returning to Marietta as Founders Day’s keynote speaker

January 17, 2012 | 2012
Paul J. Zecchi ’70 enjoys working—maybe too much. He loved his eight-hour shifts as a bartender three nights a week at Pastime Bowling Alley as an undergraduate at Marietta College in the late 1960s, and he’s even more passionate about his current job as the founder and CEO of Central Resources, Inc., an independent oil and gas company in...
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Professor Robert L. Jones shared his passion for history with students

September 24, 2012 | 2012
The years surrounding Marietta College’s centennial anniversary were anything but smooth sailing.
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College announces 2012 Athletic HOF class

December 12, 2012 | 2012
As a catcher for former Marietta College baseball coach Don Schaly in the late 1990s, Josh Streit ’99 was a brash competitor who wanted nothing more than to whip his opponent. What a lot of people didn’t see was the determined competitor in the classroom as well. Streit says those two worlds have helped shape him into the hard-working...
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Erika Gill ’15

September 19, 2012 | 2012
When Erika Gill ’15 stepped onto Marietta’s campus for her first days of college, she never imagined that her first year would see goals, both new and lifelong, already achieved. A Middle Childhood Education major, Gill has dreamed of being a teacher since the first grade, drawing her inspiration from the teachers who’ve led her here. By her...
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19th annual Space Camp opens June 19 on Marietta campus

June 13, 2012 | 2012
It’s almost too cliché to think the Final Frontier will be explored by a Pioneer, but that’s what Marietta College is going for next week.   Yes, Marietta has already produced one astronaut in Story Musgrave ’60. But when Marietta College hosts the 19th annual Space Camp, along with the Ohio State University Extension 4-H, from June 19-21, it...
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College donates Parsons Hall mattresses, dressers to charity

May 18, 2012 | 2012
Under the warming sun of early summer on Friday, May 18, nearly 20 members of the women’s rowing team wrestled piles of mattresses off of a trailer and into a storage unit next to Marietta’s Tractor Supply Company on Gross Street.
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Physician Assistant Student Society donates $500 to county’s Free Clinic

May 4, 2012 | 2012
Jamie Torok ’13 (Cincinnati, Ohio) said the professors and doctors in Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Studies Program are among the best of the best. But Torok added that she and her classmates also gain some invaluable experience working the Washington County Free Clinic. “This allows us to get out in the community that we live in...
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15 students attend Clinton Global Initiative in Washington, D.C.

April 25, 2012 | 2012
Tiesha Anderson ’14 (Germantown, Md.) was expecting another run-of-the-mill conference when she joined 14 other Marietta College students for the Clinton Global Initiative in Washington, D.C.   It didn’t take long for her to alter her initial predisposition.  
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Janet Bland — English

December 10, 2012 | 2012
Dr. Janet Bland prides herself on changing and evolving her class, even if she has taught it for years. She says every good teacher is reconsidering the nature of his or her class content. “If you’re asking students to progress in their creativity and skills, you must be willing to do the same.”
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Annual Community Days for baseball, softball scheduled for April

April 3, 2012 | 2012
It’s a 14-year tradition that just keeps getting better with age. The 25 students in Marietta College’s Sports Marketing class are ready to put on another first-class Community Baseball Day when the No.1 ranked Etta Express host Ohio Athletic Conference rival Heidelberg on Saturday, April 14, at Don Schaly Stadium. The students are also...
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Author Wes Moore delivers 'passionate' plea to students

November 14, 2012 | 2012
Author Wes Moore appealed to a standing-room-only crowd at Marietta College Tuesday (Oct. 13) to consider their actions in the context of a greater purpose and to find their passion.
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Bank president to present at 28th annual Milton Friedman Lecture

March 15, 2012 | 2012
Sandra Pianalto, President and Chief Executive Officer at Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, is the keynote speaker for Marietta College’s 28th annual Milton Friedman Lecture. She will speak at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 1, at the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Marietta College’s Business & Economics Department and the Economic Roundtable of the...
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Jason Rebrook ’96

October 19, 2012 | 2012
It’s been more than 20 years, but Jason Rebrook ’96 still remembers the day he and his mother lost their Clarksburg, W.Va., home.
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2005 graduate making his move in the sports marketing world

February 6, 2012 | 2012
Growing up as a fan of all sports in Philadelphia, Robert Johnson ’05 had a dream job in sports marketing for one of city’s major sports teams and earned a job with the Philadelphia Flyers in 2008.  
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Relationship with city, College helped 1980 grad grow company

October 1, 2012 | 2012
After graduating from Marietta College, Jerry James ’80 had the opportunity to live all over the United States. As President of Artex Oil Co., James loves the simpler life that living in Marietta, Ohio, presents him. “I’ve been fortunate in my career that I’ve worked in some nice towns and everything, but Marietta … has a lot of history...
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Marietta competes in two forensic events at Ohio University

January 31, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College’s Andrew Kasick ’13 (Marietta, Ohio) won two awards, including a first-place finish in Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking, in the Ohio University Alumni Tournament on Sunday, Jan. 29. Marietta won a total of 12 awards, including Kasick’s fifth-place finish in Varsity Impromptu Speaking.
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Back to School: Students share their experiences from the first week on campus

September 24, 2012 | 2012
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College adds Coordinator of Career Services to Career Center

July 12, 2012 | 2012
With only a few weeks until the fall semester begins, campus is already buzzing with new faces in multiple departments and offices. The Marietta College Career Center is no exception and is pleased to welcome Caitlin Jones to its staff as the Coordinator of Career Services.
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Volunteers needed for the 2012 Ohio Chautauqua visit in Marietta

January 13, 2012 | 2012
Residents of Marietta are known for embracing the region’s history.   Everyone will get a chance to relive some of that history as part of Ohio Chautauqua 2012: When Ohio Was the Western Frontier.   Now the organizers of the five-day event in June are hoping to find enough volunteers to make it run smoothly. The Ohio Chautauqua, which is...
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Harrison Hall coming together in time for return of students

September 24, 2012 | 2012
  The work pace at the corner of Seventh and Putnam streets is at full tilt as construction crews sand, paint, wire and finish out the interior of Harrison Hall and ready it for the first round of students to move in on Aug. 3.  
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College begins search for Marietta’s 18th President

May 13, 2011 | 2012
Pursuant to the Board of Trustees meeting this past week, the format and structure of the national search for Marietta College’s 18th President is now in place and here is how it should proceed over the next 8-10 months. The committee is comprised of eight trustees, one MCAA member, one community member, three faculty members, one student and...
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2004 graduate provides academic support for N.C. State athletic teams

July 9, 2012 | 2012
Alison Ruff  ’04 lost count of how many times she sat down with Emmanuel Davis to explain where he was failing as a student-athlete. “He didn’t care about school and he didn’t have much motivation to get a degree Ruff says. “He was going to withdraw but after the summer we had an intervention and I gave him some tough love. He didn’t like to...
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