Study puts Marietta among top colleges, universities in student success

September 29, 2016 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College ranks No. 221 nationally in the inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education survey of more than 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities released this week.
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College receives MCF grant to offer Junior PioPitch program in spring

November 16, 2016 | PioPitch
Marietta College recently received a grant for $1,375 from the Marietta Community Foundation to deliver a special session of PioPitch for Ely Chapman’s After School Middle School and Marietta High School students. The Junior PioPitch is scheduled for 4:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday April 27. This event will take place in Thomas 124 on the campus of...
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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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College, local leaders host community conversation on Race & Religion

November 11, 2016 | Race
Join local civic leaders, Marietta College representatives, community advocates and clergy for a panel discussion addressing race and religion at 7:00 p.m., Monday, November 21st. It will be held in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. This conversation is open to all members of our community, and is an opportunity to hear and share our...
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Marietta College forges after-school partnership with Ely Chapman

September 15, 2016 | Experiential Learning
Marietta College officials are excited to announce the launch of a new initiative aimed at providing entrepreneurship and computer coding skills to area middle school students. As part of the Ely Chapman Education Foundation afterschool program, Marietta College students will be delivering a year-long curriculum to middle school students to...
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Accounting seniors recognized by WV Society of CPAs

November 2, 2016 | CPAs
Marietta College Accounting seniors Andrew Billingsley ’17 (Marietta, Ohio), Brianna Finck ’17 (New Lexington, Ohio), Marissa Jeswald ’17 (North Tonawand, New York) and Aaron Tice ’17 (St. Marys, West Virginia) were recently recognized for their academic achievements by the Parkersburg Chapter of the West Virginia Society of CPAs at its...
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Former professor agrees to write latest chapters in College’s story

September 13, 2016 | history
Toward the end of the previous account of the College’s history, the 15th president was being inaugurated, and the section of Fifth Street that cut through the heart of campus was in process of being closed to traffic and transformed into The Christy Mall.  Earlier this summer, Interim President Tim Cooper and Board of Trustees Chair George...
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Homecoming 2016 a success

October 17, 2016 | Homecoming
With ideal weather and a record number of people registered for events (627), Marietta College’s 2016 Homecoming weekend was a huge success. Many alumni and friends of the College returned to campus a little early as they either participated in or wanted to witness the inauguration of Dr. William N. Ruud as Marietta’s 19th president.
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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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College moves up in Washington Monthly's rankings for 2016

September 7, 2016 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has placed 26th in a national ranking of colleges and universities across the United States in regards to an institution's contribution to the public good — up from 45th last year. The Washington Monthly 2016 College Guide and Rankings assesses institutions based on social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income...
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Athletic Training alumna transitions from grad school to AFL

September 22, 2016 | Achievement
Aimee Cline ‘14 wasn’t new to football. She had experience working with football players as a student athletic trainer at Marietta, and she interned for Sports International, which allowed her to work with the NFL’s New York Jets and Giants. But her first day as an athletic trainer with the Arena Football League’s Cleveland Gladiators — the...
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Platinum sponsor announced for Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneur Expo

August 30, 2016 | Entrepreneurship Expo
Dr. Jacqueline Khorassani, Chair & Professor of Economics/Director of Entrepreneurship Programs at Marietta College, has announced Perry & Associates, Certified Public Accountants, as the Platinum Sponsor for the first Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneur Expo scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 17, at Marietta College.  
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Government Affairs lawyer to speak at Economic Roundtable on Nov. 2

October 18, 2016 | ERT
Attorney Tony Fiore, who specializes in labor law and economic regulation of business, is scheduled to discuss “Top 5 HR Issues in Ohio and West Virginia,” at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Wednesday, November 2nd, at the Marietta Country Country Club.
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Remembering the milestone moments of 2016

December 16, 2016 | Year in Review
A look at Marietta College’s 2016 year in review has the potential of journeying on to be a 366-day highlight reel (yes, adding to the highlights was the fact that 2016 was a leap year).
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Senior claims inaugural Black History Month writing contest

March 21, 2016 | Black History Month
Marietta College’s Brittany Waugaman ’16 (Buckhannon, W.Va.) won the inaugural Black History Month writing contest with her essay “A Handwoven Legacy.” Waugaman said she entered the contest because she believes Marietta College has a responsibility to not only honor Black History Month, but to educate students about it as well.
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Chi Omega senior, Pioneer football player named 2016 Homecoming royalty

October 15, 2016 | Homecoming
Chi Omega sorority senior Amy Castle ’17 (Columbus, Ohio) and Marietta senior defensive lineman Aaron Johnson ’17 (Rex, Georgia) were named the 2016 Homecoming queen and king during halftime of Marietta College's victory over Wilmington Saturday afternoon at Don Drumm Stadium. They were crowned by President William N. Ruud and his wife, Judy...
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Three McDonough Scholars selected for Jepson Cambridge Program

December 12, 2016 | Student News
Marietta College’s Matthew Johnson ’19 (Marietta, Ohio) has wanted to be an attorney since junior high. Johnson, along with fellow McDonough Scholars Makenzie McAfee ’19 (Findlay, Ohio) and Emily Vigue ’19 (Lancaster, Ohio), will get an early glimpse of law school as they have been selected to participate in the University of Richmond’s...
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Strong connection between MC, community shines with Esbenshade

October 11, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
Since 1980, Marietta College has been offering free community performances and speakers through the Frederica G. Esbenshade Series. While there have been many memorable moments over the years, those currently involved with the planning and organization of the program believe the series reached a new high before, during and after the Béla...
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McCoy Scholar finds comfort, fun challenges at Marietta College

December 9, 2016 | McCoy Scholar
Lily Riffle ’20 understands pain. Excruciating pain. In middle school, her older brother, Julian, died at the age of 22. During the first two years of high school, she missed weeks of classes because of an illness. And just when everything seemed to be fine, her life was shattered again. “She’s a tough cookie,” says Andra Riffle, Lily’s...
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Repair work to begin on Erwin’s clock tower

October 5, 2016 | Erwin Tower
During the four-day Fall Break, work will begin to bring a Marietta College icon back in time.
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HOBY selects Marietta College to host 2017 Ohio South Seminar

December 7, 2016 | HOBY
  Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY), a national organization dedicated to training young leaders, has selected Marietta College as the site for its 2017 Ohio South Seminar. President William Ruud and LeAnne Gompf, Corporate Board President of Ohio South Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership, officially signed the deal on Wednesday, December 7th.
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Exceeding the demands of a changing industry — Communication, Media Studies merge departments

October 4, 2016 | Media
There is no question that a liberal arts education provides graduates with the best preparation for an ever-changing field, particularly when that field heavily relies on communication skills.
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Marietta College announces public events for December 2016

November 28, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its December 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. 12:00 p.m., December 2 — Three Marietta...
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Béla Fleck, Abigail Washburn concert sold out

September 22, 2016 | esbenshade
Banjoists Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, who are also husband and wife, will take the stage at the Peoples Bank Theatre at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 9th, as part of Marietta College's Esbenshade Series.
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PAC awarded NACA’s ‘Programming Organization of Year’ honor

November 16, 2016 | PAC
Pioneer Activities Council (PAC), Marietta College’s student-run organization that plans and executes events and programs on campus, recently won the Programming Organization of the Year award at the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Mid-America Conference. However, this is only one of many accomplishments for PAC. Students...
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