Marietta College experiences growth, responds to opportunities

September 21, 2017 | Alumni
As campus settles into a new academic year, the leadership at Marietta College reflects on how well the 2016-17 year was for the Pioneer family. “When I came on board a little more than a year ago, I saw a lot of opportunities to do great things, and I also met a lot of talented people on campus who were willing to make these things happen...
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College honors 21 students during December Graduation Celebration

December 11, 2016 | Commencement
A few students were emotional, others were smiling ear to ear and a couple just wanted to hand the microphone off to the next person. That’s typically how Marietta College’s annual December Graduation Celebration — an informal event to acknowledge the newest members of The Long Blue Line. Twenty-one of the possible 46 graduates participated...
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Recent graduate makes instant connection with current students during visit to campus

March 1, 2018 | Alumni
Bryn Perkey ’13 had a simple goal when he returned to campus recently — say something that relates to today’s students. “I remember having alumni or a more senior executive speak at a class, and I could tell it was difficult sometimes for them to connect with a younger generation,” Perkey said. “I was excited to come back and speak with...
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Alumnus excited to speak during Founders Day ceremony

January 23, 2017 | Alumni
When Dr. Robert Boswell ’73 was a student at Marietta College, he heard about Founders Day though he didn’t know much about it. Now, the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement at the University of Colorado-Boulder, is excited to return and be the keynote speaker at the 182nd Founders Day on Thursday, Feb. 16.
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1984 graduate receives athletic training’s top research award

October 4, 2016 | Alumni
Tom Kaminski ’84 was a serious student who made a strong impression on Paul Spear, the longtime chair of Marietta College’s Athletic Training program. “He was a bright student. He was one that challenged what we were teaching back then,” said Spear, who retired in 2000. “I can remember that he was always very interested in research, and he...
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Record attendance expected for Marietta College’s 2017 Homecoming

October 17, 2017 | Homecoming
It will be warmer than normal, and the sun will be shining when more than 750 Marietta College alumni and friends arrive for Homecoming 2017. “There’s No Place Like Homecoming,” begins Thursday, Oct. 19 with the Art Fordham Pig Roast — the unofficial first event of Homecoming — at 4 p.m. at the Harmar Tavern, and doesn’t come to an end until...
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Marketing students benefit from partnership with PNC’s Mark Vizza ’98

December 11, 2016 | Alumni
Every college student has been assigned a case study to research and write a report. It’s right up there with group projects and adding a works cited page. Mark Vizza ’98 remembers them all too well, and every case study seemed to come from another era. “It drove me crazy and I wondered to myself, ‘Did nothing of significance happen at any...
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Pulitzer Prize winner to deliver 2016 Commencement Address

April 1, 2016 | Commencement
During the height of the deadly 2014 Ebola outbreak in Africa, a team of journalists from The New York Times began reporting on various aspects of the virus’ impact on West Africa that ranged from the medical community and global response to how a close-knit culture began changing in an effort to stave off the disease’s spread. For their...
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Softball Alumni Game 2019

11:00am to 1:30pm | Alumni
The annual Marietta College Alumni Softball Game is scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 12th, at Marietta Field. A picnic will follow the slow-pitch softball game. 
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